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Doh! Getting lyrics wrong...

Postby Em Eye » Fri, 09 Dec 2005 12:07 pm

Ok so this will show that I'm not the smartest cookie on the block.

While watching the John Lennon special last night I remembered that when I was younger I used to sing "Oh we are sailing, lets give peace a chance". Doh, I'm laughing now at how dumb it is...Ok in my defence I was just a baby when the bed in happened.

I also used to think the the Dire Straits Money for nothing song was "Money for nothing and their cheques for free"

What are your more embarrassing lyric mix ups?

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Postby k1w1 » Fri, 09 Dec 2005 12:41 pm

I am a shocker for singing the wrong words. Some all time "classics" include:

"The lift goes up where we belong, where the eagles fly, on our mountain high"

"Oh how could I - forget you girl? When there is always someone here to remind me?"

"I come from land down under, where women grow and men blunder..." And I thought it was about New Zealand...

Oh, I could go on and on. :oops:

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Postby Vaucluse » Fri, 09 Dec 2005 12:47 pm

k1w1 wrote:I am a shocker for singing the wrong words. Some all time "classics" include:

"The lift goes up where we belong, where the eagles fly, on our mountain high"

"Oh how could I - forget you girl? When there is always someone here to remind me?"

"I come from land down under, where women grow and men blunder..." And I thought it was about New Zealand...

Oh, I could go on and on. :oops:



With those lyrics it is about NZ . . . :lol:
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Postby k1w1 » Fri, 09 Dec 2005 12:48 pm

What can I say? Not a lot... :lol:

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Re: Doh! Getting lyrics wrong...

Postby Carpe Diem » Fri, 09 Dec 2005 12:56 pm

Em Eye wrote:I also used to think the the Dire Straits Money for nothing song was "Money for nothing and their cheques for free"


Love that band...

If you want to get their lyrics here is a great site:
http://www.ada.com.tr/~modabasi/ds.htm
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Postby Vaucluse » Fri, 09 Dec 2005 12:57 pm

Especially as it is ony about guys . . . obvioulsy never would catch me saying that against Kiwi lasses . . . :)
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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Fri, 09 Dec 2005 2:44 pm

I have a friend who though Elton John's 'Rocket Man' was actually 'Rocky Mountain Man' and had all the lyrics worked out and misconstrued to be about man from Colorado.

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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Fri, 09 Dec 2005 2:47 pm

On a related topic:

My brother, it doesn't matter which one, OK it was Keith -- spent the first 30 years of his life believing that God's 'given' name was Howard because in the Lord's Prayer is clearly states: '...Howard be thy name."

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Postby micknlea » Fri, 09 Dec 2005 3:02 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: Love it MHB.

Wait til I tell my brother in law (yep, you guessed it, Howard) that one...perhaps it should go in his Christmas cracker...hmmm
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Postby Baron Greenback » Fri, 09 Dec 2005 3:31 pm

I used to think Jimi was singing "'scuse me while I kiss this guy"
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Postby sapphire » Fri, 09 Dec 2005 4:10 pm

Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:On a related topic:

My brother, it doesn't matter which one, OK it was Keith -- spent the first 30 years of his life believing that God's 'given' name was Howard because in the Lord's Prayer is clearly states: '...Howard be thy name."


:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby Wind In My Hair » Fri, 09 Dec 2005 4:16 pm

Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:I have a friend who though Elton John's 'Rocket Man' was actually 'Rocky Mountain Man' and had all the lyrics worked out and misconstrued to be about man from Colorado.


must have mixed it up with john denver's rocky mountain high?

this is a funny thread. :lol:

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Postby madwolfie » Sun, 12 Feb 2006 11:31 am

What about back masking music? It really is fascinating... :)

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For more, check out this link -> http://jeffmilner.com/backmasking.htm

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Postby Spunky » Mon, 13 Feb 2006 9:21 am

Mary Hatch Bailey wrote: '...Howard be thy name."


Isn't it Harold? :shock:

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Postby phizzer15 » Thu, 16 Feb 2006 3:28 pm

Friend used to sing "Like a ride-on cowboy.........."


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