Misheard Lyrics Friday

Quiz:

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  1. Your hips are luminous soybeans
  2. You can’t boogie no more (boogie)…. Boogie no more…. Listen to my pasties
  3. Something in the way she moos, attracts me like no utter heffer.
  4. Chocolate covered angels, that’s my fantasy
  5. Gotta have some hot tubs. Gotta have some scrubbin’ tonight
  6. My buddy’s burning. He farts it out. The fire is calming, it breaks out loud. Lust is in cages. Till worm makes lose. Just have to get naked with someone I choose
  7. Well I’ve made up my mind I’m eatin’ my baby.
  8. And I left my cigarette placed on your behind
  9. hope you wipe with Charmin too
  10. Baby, Baby don’t get hookworms please.

ANSWERS

1. Poison by  Alice Cooper

Real lyric:  Your lips are venomous poison
Misheard: Your hips are luminous soybeans

The story:  I was at my friend Tash’s place and her gorgeous husband put me in my place

2. Boogie Oogie Oogie by A Taste of Honey

Real lyric:  You can’t boogie no more (boogie)… Boogie no more…  Listen to my bass here
Misheard:  You can’t boogie no more (boogie)…. Boogie no more…. Listen to my pasties

The story:  Sometimes you just know something is wrong, but prefer to remain in your own special version of reality.

[From Erin: Personally, I think “Listen to my pasties” should be a new catchphrase, like talk to the hand.]

3.  Something by The Beatles

Real lyric:  Something in the way she moves, attracts me like no other lover.
Misheard:  Something in the way she moos, attracts me like no utter heffer.

The story:  I was probably 10 years old, sitting outside my sister’s bedroom door, singing the song out loud. All of a sudden my sister and her friends are squealing with laughter. When they finally finished about 10 minutes later, my sister informed me of the real words. You can imagine my embarrassment.

4. Undercover Angel by   Alan O’Day

Real lyric:  Undercover angel, midnight fantasy

Misheard:  Chocolate covered angels, that’s my fantasy

The story:  We were discussing old songs from the 70’s at work and I was fondly remembering a song of my youth…”you know…(singing) chocolate covered angels…that’s my fantasy” I made some comment about how cool that was that someone actually sung about easter candy. One of my coworkers looked up the real lyrics of the song on the net…guess I had that one wrong.

5. Hot Stuff by Donna Summer

Real lyric:  Gotta have some hot stuff. Gotta have some lovin’ tonight
Misheard:  Gotta have some hot tubs. Gotta have some scrubbin’ tonight

The story: I remember hearing this song on my AM transistor radio when I was about 7 and I was getting ready to take a bath. That Donna Summers really knew what she was singing about hot tubs and scrub downs. Was singin the song in a friends hot tub years later…and well, you can guess the rest.

6. Rock You Like A Hurricane by Scorpions

Real lyric:  My body is burning. It starts to shout. Desire is coming, It breaks out loud. Lust is in cages. Till storm breaks loose. Just have to make it, With someone I choose

Misheard:  My buddy’s burning. He farts it out. The fire is calming, it breaks out loud. Lust is in cages. Till worm makes lose. Just have to get naked with someone I choose

The story:  I laughed like hell when I read the real lyrics. How could i’ve been SO wrong?!

7. Papa Don’t Preach by Madonna

Real lyric:  Well I’ve made up my mind I’m keepin’ my baby.
Misheard:  Well I’ve made up my mind I’m eatin’ my baby.

The story:  I was singing it in the office one day. Every one thought I had been down the pub lunchtime. Most embarrassing. Fortunately others thought she was singing the same thing.

8. Underneath the Stars by Mariah Carey

Real lyric:  And we left our secret place so far behind
Misheard:  And I left my cigarette placed on your behind
The story:  I always thought : that’s weird, Mariah doesn’t come across as a smoker and it is such a sweet, innocent song. All I could picture was Mariah placing her cigarette on the bare behind of her boyfriend underneath the stars.

9. Jammin’ by Bob Marley

Real lyric:  hope you like jammin too
Misheard:  hope you wipe with Charmin too

The story:  I thought it was a Charmin toilet paper commercial

10. Baby, Baby don’t get hooked on me. By Mac Davis

Real lyric:  Baby, Baby don’t get hooked on me.

Misheard: Baby, Baby don’t get hookworms please.

The story: Our friend Alisa who is a pharmacist, got bored one day and started singing this over the pa system at the local drugstore. My sister was coming in to pick her up for lunch lost it – then she called me and I lost it. We love Alisa.

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