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Top Ten Misheard Lyrics: "Bald Headed Woman, Bald-Headed Woman To Me"

by Sabotage
1 March 2014 23 Comments

From The Bee Gees to Madonna, here are ten of the best misheard lyrics of all time....

Lots of things affect our ability to hear music properly- sound quality, outside elements, even alcohol intake.  That or too many years spent at Deep Purple concerts.  Below are the top ten misheard lyrics of all time, as listed by the people over at kissthatguy.

Let us know your favourites in the comments below.

10- Starship-We Built This City

Real lyric- We built this city on rock and roll
Misheard lyric-We built this city on logs and coal
The story- “Singing along to the radio at home, sang these lyrics and my wife burst out laughing!”

9: Fifth Dimension- Aquarius

Real lyric- This is the dawning of the age of aquarius, age of aquarius
Mishead lyric- The is the dawning of the age of asparagus, the age of asparagus
The story- “It’s way too embarrassing”

8:Bee Gees- More Than A Woman

Real lyric- More than a woman, more than a woman to me
Misheard lyric-Bald headed woman, bald-headed woman to me
The story- ” (Actually it was my Mum who misinterpreted these words.) My Mom and I were in the car and the sing came on the radio. She just started singing the wrong words and I cracked up!”

7th: One Republic- Apologize

Real lyric- It’s too late to apologize
Misheard lyric- It’s too late to order fries
The story- “My 8 year old daughter came home from school and said someone on the playground was singing it this way. Pretty funny!”

6th:  The Bee Gees- Stayin’ Alive

Real lyric- Stayin’ Alive, Stayin’ Alive
Misheard lyric-Steak and a Knife, Steak and a Knife
The story- “I heard my teenage daughter singing her heart out to the radio…obviously mangling the words, plus it made me hungry.”

5th:  Madonna-  Like A Virgin

Real lyrics- Like a virgin, touched for the very first time
Misheard lyrics- Like a virgin touched for the thirty-first time
The story- “I thought it sounds better this way.”

4th: We Wish You A Merry Christmas

Real lyric-Now bring us some figgy pudding
Misheard lyric- Now bring us some friggin’ pudding
The story- “My 6 year-old grandnephew was singing the second verse of “We Wish You A Merry Christmas” in the back seat of my brother’s car and the child honestly thought those were the words to the song.”

3rd: Queen- Bohemian Rhapsody

Real lyric- Beelzebub has a devil put aside for me…
Misheard lyric- The algebra has a devil for a sidekick eeeeeeeeee….
The story- “Singing at the top of my lungs (off key & voice cracking) into my boyfriend’s ear. When he recovered from his attack of hysteria, he told me the real words. Think I had a problem with math? I still sing this version.”

2nd: ABBA- Dancing Queen

Real lyric- See that girl, watch that scene, dig in the dancing queen
Misheard lyric- See that girl, watch her scream, kicking the dancing queen
The story- “I was seven and obviously had a bit of anger issues, anyway it came on while at a family party and when everyone heard it my way they all chuckled..everyone besides my mother who proceeded to ground me.”

1st-Robert Palmer- Addicted To Love

Real lyric- Might as well face it, you’re addicted to love.
Misheard lyrics- Might as well face it, you’re a dick with a glove.
The story- “I thought that it was a song about Michael Jackson and I asked a friend if he had heard this song. He had me recite the lyrics. He laughed at me for days.”

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dastard 6:17 pm, 17-Jul-2012

Can anyone put an artist and title to this? Sugar pie honey bunch, You don't have to PROSTITUTE, Can't help myself, I love you and nobody else..

Skin Ed 6:34 pm, 17-Jul-2012

"Take me to the river, And watch me drown..."

Lee 6:52 pm, 17-Jul-2012

My sister thought the Hanson song Mmm Bop said Toolbox,...... toolbox box box toolbox.

cloris leachman 7:20 pm, 17-Jul-2012

Oh Dastard its an old Motown classic You know that I love you, can't help myself I love you and nobody else! Actually your lyrics better!

Liz 8:19 pm, 17-Jul-2012

Itychoo park - I used to sing 'piss off to the future show'

NiceGuyNick 1:09 am, 18-Jul-2012

"Every time you go away, you take a piece of meat with you..."

Joe Bloggs 7:08 am, 23-Jul-2012

Funniest one I ever heard was someone who thought the lyrics to Madonna's 'Erotic' were "Bil Oddie, Bill Oddie, put your hands all over my body"

otts 3:57 am, 24-Jul-2012

She's a muscular boy a real impossibility Hermans Hermits sang it for years. made perfect sense Wont you come on over right away right away valerie Amy W

chuckleberry slim 4:59 am, 24-Jul-2012

a friend at school thought 'I'm down in the tube-station at midnight' was 'i'm going down to the chippy in a mini'

denno nash 6:32 pm, 24-Jul-2012

copacabana. his name was rico,he called her rover

goughy 9:12 pm, 24-Jul-2012

meatloafs bat out of hell, the lyric "silver and black phantom bike", my girlfriend sings "cilla blacks mountain bike", brilliant.

Seb 1:34 pm, 21-Aug-2012

I have heard all of these: Simply Red - Stars. "I, want to fall from the stars, straight into your arse...." The Corrs - Leave me Breathless "Leave me Bradley" Destiny's Child - Independent Woman "The shoes on my feet - Alf Garnet" "The house I live in - Alf Garnet"

Ju 11:40 am, 31-May-2013

Mr. Big- To be with you "Waiting on a lilo" Dexys Midnight Runners - Come on Eileen "Come on Eileen, oh I swear to the queen" Daisy Bell (Bicycle made for two) - "I can't afford a cabbage" All me. I should probably get my ears looked at.

Gavin 5:25 pm, 18-Jul-2013

"I wore goggles when you are not here" - Macy Gray

CraigLondon 6:00 pm, 18-Jul-2013

My brothers mate was heard singing 'fuck a bone leash' to NWA's 'Fuck tha Police'.Can't explain that one.Mind you,his girlfriend thought R.E.M were singing 'calling Tom Baker' in the sidewinder sleeps.What a pair of thickos :D

Waxy 8:09 pm, 18-Jul-2013

Best one I ever heard was was UB40's 'one in ten'. Real lyrics: "I am a one in ten a number on a list' ... better version, "I have a one inch head, a number on a fish".

kev hennessy 11:25 am, 1-Mar-2014

UB40..."Ivory Madonna" My little sis..."I Marie and Donna"

James Collingwood 6:03 pm, 1-Mar-2014

No "Hello Ray, what a nice day for the Eton Rifles!!"

James Collingwood 6:04 pm, 1-Mar-2014

Also Chaka Khan's "Climb Every Woman"

Brian 2:53 pm, 2-Mar-2014

Barry Manilow "Looks Like Tomatoes" Manfred Mann "Wrapped up like a douche, another boner in the night." Beatles "O-bla-di o-bla-da like a Jones bra!"

John 7:48 pm, 3-Mar-2014

Angel of Death by Slayer is for me #1 misheard lyrics - check

John Lake 12:34 am, 14-Mar-2014

Dastard, it's Can't Help Myself by The Four Tops. As for Aquarius... this is the dawning of the age of a hairy arse, the age of a hairy aaarse...

Ken Henneberry 6:46 pm, 21-Aug-2014

I used to think that the subdivisions by Rush said. 'Oozing for the action' when they really said 'Cruising for the action' My why is much funnier.

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