20 Most Misquoted Rock Songs Of All Time – Part 2
Sometimes, I don’t know if it’s a joke or if people deliberately misquote them. Either way, they can be seriously hilarious! Here’s a continuation of our list:
20. Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds by the Beatles
Wrong: “The girl with colitis goes by”
Correct: “The girl with kaleidoscope eyes
This isn’t even worth my eye roll.
19. Zephyr Song by Red Hot Chili Peppers
Wrong: “Fly away on my sofa”
Correct: “Fly away on my Zephyr”
18. I’m a Believer by The Monkees
Wrong: “What’s the use of trying, all you get is pain, when I needed suction on the brain”
Correct: “What’s the use of trying, all you get is pain, when I needed sunshine I got rain”
Destroying poetic lyrics should be counted as a crime.
17. Monkey Gone To Heaven by Pixies
Wrong: “This donkey’s gone to Devon”
Correct: “This monkey’s gone to heaven”
16. Sex on Fire by Kings of Leon
Wrong: “Ohh, dyslexics on fire”
Correct: “Ohh, this sex is on fire”
What has dyslexia got to do with this?!
15. Another Brick in the Wall, Part II by Pink Floyd
Wrong: “We don’t need no sex vacation”
Correct: “We don’t need no education”
I’m starting to believe people do this on purpose.
14. Livin’ On A Prayer by Bon Jovi
Wrong: “It doesn’t make a difference if we’re naked or not”
Correct: “It doesn’t make a difference if we make it or not”
Well it actually makes a difference.
13. Hotel California by The Eagles
Wrong: “What a nice surprise when your rabbi dies”
Correct: “What a nice surprise bring your alibis”
I hate to interrupt you but I’ve reached my “NOPE, NOPE, NOPE” quota for the day.
12. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Wrong: “I’m a skittle! I’m a beatle!”
Correct: “A mosquito, my libido”
When you want to sing but there are kids around.
11. The Beautiful People by Marilyn Manson
Wrong: “Your lemonade stand is on a big plane”
Correct: “If you live with apes man, it’s hard to be clean”
Don’t make Marilyn Manson steal your soul.
10. Creep by Stone Temple Pilots
Wrong: “Everybody run, Barbie’s got a gun”
Correct: Everybody run, Bobby’s got a gun”
You just crushed little girl’s dreams.
9. Enter Sandman by Metallica
Wrong: “Dreams of war, dreams of lies, dreams of dragon’s fire and of baked apple pie”
Correct: “Dreams of war, dreams of lies, dreams of dragon’s fire, and of things that will bite”
When you’re into heavy metal but also love dessert.
8. We Will Rock You by Queen
Wrong: “Kicking your cat all over the place”
Correct: “Kicking your can all over the place”
LEAVE THE CAT ALONE.
7. Stayin’ Alive by Bee Gees
Wrong: “Steak and a knife, steak and a knife”
Correct: “Staying alive, staying alive”
Medium rare, please.
6. Dull Boy by Mudvayne
Wrong: “All work and no play makes me a dough boy”
Correct: “All work and no play makes me a dull boy”
Proof that you can be a rockstar AND a low-key baker.
5. Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey
Wrong: “Don’t stop believin’ hold onto that sweet derriere.”
Correct: “Don’t stop believin’ hold on to that feelin'”
I rolled my eyes so hard I saw my brain. Get out of here.
4. Money For Nothin’ by Dire Straits
Wrong: “Money for nothin’ and chips for free”
Correct: “Money for nothin’ and chicks for free”
Of course I’d take chips over chicks any day.
3. Fuel by Metallica
Wrong: “Gimme two, gimme five, gimme a dollar fifty five”
Correct: “Gimme fuel, gimme fire, gimme that which I desire”
Shut up and take my money. Literally.
2. Ain’t Talkin ‘Bout Love by Van Halen
Wrong: “Ain’t Taco Bell love”
Correct: “Ain’t talkin’ ’bout love”
I’d have the chicken soft taco please. Make it two.
1. Wasted Time by Eagles
Wrong: “Keanu Reeves have got you thinkin'”
Correct: “The autumn leaves have got you thinkin'”