Maybe you've heard of , or seen , the book "'Scuse Me While I Kiss This Guy" , about "Frequently" misheard lyrics , when maybe a half - dozen or so entries were ever heard that way by anyone other than the compilers , such as :
"There's a bathroom on the right" ("There's a bad moon on the rise").
When I was in Junior High , "Miss You" was a big deal , even though I was about the only kid in my school who even liked The Stones."I've been haulin' ass along" - ("I've Been Holdin' out so long") ("ASS" was still a big deal in the 70's). The band , Le Roux, were briefly popular with "I'm Addicted". "I 'm a dickhead , baby" ( "I'm addicted , baby."). There's no way they did'nt plan it that way. And , one could write a book on the Ramones (I already wrote an article...). "They're formin' in a straight ine , they're goin' to the car wash." ("They're formin' in a straight line , they're goin' thru a tight line." ) ("Blitzkrieg Bop."). "Shot in Vietnam , I'm doin' fine" ("Shock treatment , I'm doing fine.") ("Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment"). "I Can't Give You Anything" ("You think I'm kind of cute , but , who's gonna bring home the ludes ?" ("...But , who'e gonna bring home the loot ?") . "Hey , hey , hey , what is it on the TV ?" ("HEY , HEY , HEY , WHY IS IT ALWAYS THIS WAY ?". ) "Why Is It Always This Way?". Then there's ....."Final Solution" , Pere Ubu . "Don't need a cure , and I don't need a cure , and I don't need a cure , I need a final solution." ("Don't need a car , and I don't need a job , and I don't need a girl , I need a final solution"....That said it all , for me , when I first heard it in my teens. Even if I was wrong.). Sex Pistols "New York" "An imitation made of Cheech and Chong." ("..Cheese and chalk.") "You porno faggots" ("You poor little faggots".). X - "Universal Corner" "Scream in agony" ( "Screaming "Magdalene"). "Nausea" "Take this , this is all they had." ("Take the scissors , saw the head."). "Johnny Hit and Run Pauline" "He bought a sterilized light bulb" ("Sterilized Hypo" - That was'nt mine , that was on a lyric sheet for a band I was auditioning with.). You get the idea , let's see some of yours.
I'm right out teh door ,but , I''ll check it out later. "Extra Baggage" would be more accessible , but , maybe they're talking about cooking a dead guy like he was Jerk Chicken,,,,
Jane Dear said:
At around 1:10 the lyrics are supposedly "lets say we throw the extra baggage, come from the jerk from the man on fire" but I'm pretty sure it's more like something about "sexy maggots" and "the church of the minotaur."
Could'nt tell ya. But , thanks to you and Jane Dear for the new submissions.
I have'nt thought of any good ones , lately.
Adrian Alfonso said:
Yeah, I never understood how he thought THAT was the chorus,
I mean, it's in the song title..
oh another one, that smiths song 'how soon is now'. My friend used to think the chorus went "I am Puma and I need to be loved, just like everybody else does".
mind, he was pretty drunk when he first heard it, nevertheless, I refuse to sing it any other way than that now. haha