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MISHEARD ROCK LYRICS

(Last updated on Nov 2, 2014)

- A look at some (but not all) of the many mistaken Rock lyrics (aka mondegreens) -

(Note: Because this page and it's lists were getting too long, the list of songs with lyrics that make no sense has been moved to a new page, here)

SONG & ARTIST MISHEARD LYRICS CORRECT LYRICS
All Along The Watchtower -
Jimi Hendrix's cover

Poor man dig my herb

Plowmen dig my earth

All By Myself -
Eric Carmen

Obama self, don't wanna be
Obama self anymore

All by myself, don't wanna be,
all by myself anymore

All Right Now -
Bad Company

Let's move before they raise the fucking rent

Let's move before they raise the parking rate

All The Young Dudes -
Mott The Hoople's cover

And my brother's back at home with his Beatles and his Stones, he never got enough of that revolution stuff

And my brother's back at home with his Beatles and his Stones, we never got it off on that revolution stuff

All The Young Dudes -
Mott The Hoople's cover

Gonna raise some kind of bet -or-  I'm gonna race some calf to bed

Gonna race some cat to bed

Apeman -
The Kinks

I look out the window, but I can't see the sky, the air pollution is fucking up my eyes

I look out the window, but I can't see the sky, the air pollution is foggin' up my eyes

Baby You're a Rich Man -
The Beatles

Maybe you're a rich fag Jew

Baby you're a rich man, too

Back In The Saddle - Aerosmith

I'm back inside her again    -and-
I'm riding, I'm loading up my pizza, I'm riding, I really want a pizza

I'm back in the saddle again   -and-
I'm riding, I'm loading up my pistol, I'm riding, I really got a fistful

Back In The USSR -
The Beatles

All the way the paperback was on my knees....

All the way the paper bag was on my knee...

Bad Moon Rising
Creedence Clearwater Revival

There's a bathroom on the right

There’s a bad moon on the rise

Badge -
Cream
Then I told you 'bout our kid, now he's not a tomato Then I told you 'bout our kid; now he's married to Mabel.
Baker Street -
Gerry Rafferty

And then he'll settle down, in a quiet little town

And then he'll settle down, there's a quiet little town

Bang a Gong (Get it On) -
T- Rex

Well your 19, that's the truth with your coat full of egos

Well you're an untamed youth,
that's the truth with your cloak full of eagles

Barbara Ann -
The Beach Boys

Bob Bob Bob Bob Bob for rent  -or-Bomb bomb bomb bomb bomb Iran

Ba ba ba ba ba barann

Beast of Burden - Rolling Stones

I'll never leave your pizza burnin'

I'll never be your beast of burden

Before They Make Me Run -
The Rolling Stones

It's another good bust and another good frame

It's another goodbye to another good friend

Bennie and the Jets - Elton John She got electric boobs, a mohawk too She's got electric boots, a mohair suit
Betty Lou’s Getting Out Tonight - Bob Seger Betty Lou’s getting married tonight Betty Lou’s getting out tonight
Black Country Woman -
Led Zeppelin

Spoken words at begining: Not even yet
- and -
That's alright, I know your sister's up the tree

No, leave it, yeah (*See notes on this below)
-and-
That's alright, I know your sister, too

Blinded by the Light -
Manfred Mann's Earth Band cover

Wrapped up like a douche and then I roll her in the night

Revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night

Blowin' In the Wind -
Bob Dylan
The ants are my friends, they're blowin' in the wind The answer my friend, is blowing' in the wind
Born On The Bayou -
Creedence Clearwater Revival
.....runnin' through the backwood bay. And I can still hear my old hound dog barkin', chasin' down a hoodoo deer. ....runnin' through the backwood, bare. And I can still hear my old hound dog barkin', chasin' down a hoodoo there.
Bye Bye Love -
The Cars
It's on to the sky, always with some other guy, it's just a fucking alibi. It's an orange sky, always it's some other guy, it's just a broken lullaby.
Cadillac Ranch -
Bruce Springsteen
I'm gonna pack my ma and I'm gonna pack my ass I'm gonna pack my pa and I'm gonna pack my aunt
Cloud 9 -
The Temptations
My father didn't know the meaning of a woman. My father didn't know the meaning of work.
Cocaine -
Eric Clapton's cover
She don't like, she don't like, she don't like, cocaine. She don't lie, she don't lie, she don't lie, cocaine
Come Dancing -
The Kinks
My sister's married now, she lives out in the States My sister's married and she lives on an estate
Cowboys To Girls -
The Intruders
I remember when I tasted girls and eat 'em up I remember when I chased the girls and beat 'em up
Diamond Dogs - David Bowie Americans with killer beer. Mannequins with kill appeal
Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap - AC/DC You wanna graduate but not that bad You wanna graduate but not in his bed
Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap - AC/DC Dirty deeds and they're done with sheep Dirty deeds and they're done dirt cheap
Do Wa Diddy -
Manfred Mann
I'm hurt. She's mad. Wedding bells are going to time I'm hers. She's mine. Wedding bells are going to chime
Down On the Corner -
Creedence Clearwater Revival
When he goes into a jam, he doubles on the nude Willy goes into a dance and doubles on kazoo
Don't Bring Me Down - ELO Dont bring me down, Bruce! Dont bring me down, gruŖ!
Drift Away -
Dobie Gray
Gimme the Beach Boys.......or Gimme the meatballs....... Gimme the beat boys and free my soul
Dude Looks Like a Lady -
Aerosmith
Yeah, yeah, do just like a lady.... That, that, dude looks like a lady...
Everyday People -
Sly & the Family Stone 
I'm tired of everyday people I am everyday people
Evil Woman - ELO  Medieval woman Evil woman
Factory Girl - Rolling Stones Waiting for a fat furry girl Waiting for a factory girl
Fly Like An Eagle -
The Steve Miller Band
 I want to fly like an negro I want to fly like an eagle
For Once In My Life - Stevie Wonder (misheard lyrics sang by the backing vocalists) I'm not a bulletin board I'm not alone anymore
Get Back - The Beatles (heard at the beginning of the Let It Be album version of the song) Spoken by John Lennon: Sweet Loretta Fat she thought she was a cleaner, but she was a frying pan. Sweet Loretta Fart she thought she was a cleaner, but she was a frying pan.
Get Back - The Beatles (heard at the very end of the song's album version only, which was taken from the live roof-top concert) Spoken by Paul McCartney

Gun smoke!
 (Spoken by McCartney to Ringo's wife Maureen, who was standing there by him, and cries out to him "Yeaaa!"):"Thanks Mo!"
Get Off Of My Cloud -
The Rolling Stones
Hey, Hugh, get off of McCloud! - or - ...get off of my cow (or clown) Hey, you, get off of my cloud!
Give Me Love - George Harrison Give me lice Give me life
Give Peace a Chance - John Lennon Give peas a chance Give peace a chance
Go All The Way -
The Raspberries
All alone, us two and me, all alone in the bushes fucking passionately Before her alone, I was cruel and mean, there was a hole in the place where my heart should have been.
Go Your Own Way -
Fleetwood Mac
Packing up, shacking up, so you want to Packing up, shacking up, is all you wanna do
Green River -
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Well, take me back down where cool water flows, yeah....Let me remember things I don't know.... Well, take me back down where cool water flows, yeah....Let me remember things I love....
Green River -
Creedence Clearwater Revival
I can hear the big dog callin me home, Wants to eat the road kill hangin from the tree I can hear the bullfrog callin me, oh, Wonder if my rope's still hangin' to the tree.
Green River -
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Love to see me feel Michelle without woman..... Note: the rest of the lyrics that follow in this line sound like some alien language is being sung, other then the last few words -" ..Green river. Well!" Love to kick my feet 'way down the shallow water. Shoefly, dragonfly, get back t'your mother. Pick up a flat rock, skip it across Green River.Well!
Hang Fire - Rolling Stones Hang five, hang five, put it on the wire Hang fire, hang fire, put it on the wire
Hanky Panky - Tommy James & The Shondells My baby does like ya baby My baby does the hanky panky
Have You Ever Seen The Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival Sun is cold and rain is hot Sun is cold and rain is hard 
Have You Ever Seen The Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival I wanna know have you ever seen Lorraine? I wanna know have you ever seen the rain? 
Heartbreaker - Rolling Stones Then your over on a street corner A ten year old girl on a street corner
Helen Wheels - Paul McCartney Yellow, yellow wheels Helen, Hell on wheels
Hi Hi Hi -
Paul McCartney
I want to lie on the bed, get you ready for my body gun I want to lie on the bed, get you ready for my polygon
Highway to Hell -
AC/DC
Going down, for the time...My fans are gonna be there too -or- Going down, Father Time... Going down, party time! My friends are gonna be there too....
Honky Cat - Elton John Pissin' in a stream Fishin' in a stream
Hotel California -
The Eagles
What a nice surprise, when your rabbit (or rabbi) dies What a nice surprise, bring your alibis
Hot For Teacher -
Van Halen
Maniacs should go to hell  -and-
I got it made, got it made, got it made...
Maybe I should go to hell  -and-
I've got it bad, got it bad, got it bad..
Hot Fun on the Summertime -
Sly & the Family Stone
I quiet out when I want to
Out of school, yeah yeah
Count me bare in the country sun And everything is coooool, ooh yeah
I "cloud nine" when I want to
Out of school, yeah, yeah
County fair in the country sun
And everything, it's true, ooh yeah
Hot Legs -
Rod Stewart
God this almost weights a ton..... Gotta most persuasive tongue
You promise all kinds of fun
House of the Rising Sun -
The Animals' version
My father was a trader, she sold my new bluejeans -or- ...she sold me new bluejeans My mother was a tailor, she sewed my new bluejeans
I'd Love to Change the World -
Ten Years After
Bees make honey, who needs money, no more for me Bees make honey, who needs money, monopoly
I'll Follow the Sun - The Beatles One day you'll look to see a gun One day, you'll look to see I've gone
Immigrant Song -
Led Zeppelin
Oh you see, pressing on, I want to go where things are worst than shown On we sweep with threshing oar, our only goal will be the western shore
I'm Not In Love - 10CC Be quiet. Be quiet. Requesting quad Be quiet. Be quiet. Big boys don't cry
I'm So Tired -
The Beatles
And curse the walls around me... And curse Sir Walter Raleigh, he was such a stupid get
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida -
Iron Butterfly
In the Garden of Eden, honey -or- In a gutter in Sweden, honey -or- In the garden I peed in, honey In-a-gadda-da-vida, honey
Incense and Peppermints - Strawberry Alarm Clock Good sense, innocence, crippled and kind... Oh Cajun spice, sweats and blushers your mind. Incense and peppermints, the color of thyme Good sense, innocence, crippling mankind.... Occasions, persuasions clutter your mind. Incense and peppermints, the color of time
In the Summertime -
Mungo Jerry
Have a drink, have a jive...... Have a drink, have a drive,
go out and see what you can find
I Wanna Hold Your Hand -
The Beatles
I get high, I get high! I can't hide, I can't hide!
Janie's Got a Gun - Aerosmith Jamie's out of gum Janie's got a gun
Jumpin' Jack Flash - Rolling Stones I was raised by two lesbian hags I was raised by a toothless bearded hag
Kid Charlemagne -
Steely Dan
Did you realize that you were Italian in their eyes Did you realize that you were a champion in their eyes
King of the Road -
Roger Miller
Trailer for sale or rent
Rooms, toilet... fifty cents
Trailer for sale or rent
Rooms to let... fifty cents
Last Train To Clarksville -
The Monkees
We'll have time for 40 flavor kisses We'll have time for coffee flavored kisses
LA Woman -
The Doors
I did a little darlin' 'bout an hour ago
-or- Well I took a little downer 'bout an hour ago -or- Well I jiggled with a girl 'bout an hour ago
Well I just got into town about an hour ago
Laya -
Derek & the Dominos
What'll you do when you get horny
Company's waiting by your side?
What'll you do when you get lonely
And nobody's waiting by your side?
Levon - Elton John He shall be leaving He shall be Levon
Light My Fire -
The Doors
And our love become a funeral parlour -or-  ..a funeral fire And our love become a funeral pyre
Light My Fire -
The Doors
Saturday set the night on fire, Saturday set the night on fire! Try to set the night on fire, try to set the night on fire!
Live With Me -
Rolling Stones
You look good proud passion down the high street You look good pram pushing down the high street
Living Loving Maid -
Led Zeppelin
With a purple operator.... and a filthy hand -or- ..... and a fifth hand With a purple umbrella and a fifty cent hat....
Living Loving Maid -
Led Zeppelin
She goes around town in her AIDS Cadillac. Missus cool rides out in her aged Cadillac
Living Loving Maid -
Led Zeppelin
With the butler and the maid and the servants free. With the butler and the maid and the servantry
Locomotive Breath - Jethro Tull I thank God he stole the handle.... God stole the handle.....
Lodi -
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Oh lord, hoping I don't die young again -or-
Oh lord, stalking Lodi again
Oh Lord, I'm stuck in Lodi again.
Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress - The Hollies Sat out all night, I was downtown, working for the FBI Saturday night I was downtown, working for the FBI
Long Distance Runaround - Yes Cold summer glistening Cold summer listening
Lookin' Out My Back Door - Creedence Clearwater Revival Memories of elephants are playing in the band Tambourines and elephants are playing in the band
Lookin' Out My Back Door - Creedence Clearwater Revival A dinosaur Victrola listening to the flow winds A dinosaur Victrola, list'ning to Buck Owens
Love Potion No. 9 -
The Searchers
' cover
I told her I was a flat with jinks, I've been this place since 1956
-and-
But when I kissed a cow down on Thirty-Fourth and Vine .....

I told her I was a flop with chicks, I've been this way since 1956..... -and-
But when I kissed a cop down on Thirty-Fourth and Vine he broke my little bottle of Love Potion Number Nine
Lucy In the Sky with Diamonds - The Beatles A girl with colitis goes by A girl with kaleidoscope eyes
Magic Bus - The Who Your bee inspector has no fear You'll be an inspector, have no fear
Make Me Smile - Chicago I'm alone in the dark, feeling low I'm alone in the dark, even though....
Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffett Wasted away again in Margaritaville Wastiní away again in Margaritaville
Michelle -
The Beatles
Michelle my bell, some day monkey play piano song,  play piano song. -or- Michelle, my bell, Sunday Monday Tuesday piano song, piano song. Michelle ma belle, sont les mots qui vont tres bien ensemble, tres bien ensemble.
Midnight Rambler -
The Rolling Stones
So if you ever meet the midnight rambler, you better button down your mobile home So if you ever meet the midnight rambler, coming down your marble hall
Money For Nothing - Dire Straits Maybe get a pistol on your thumb Maybe get a blister on your thumb
Motherless Children - Eric Clapton's cover Hope I didn't treat you like a motherless way your mother is dead long Nobody treats you like a mother will when your mother is dead, lord
Move Over - Janis Joplin You expect me to fuck like a goddamn you You expect me to fight like a goddamn mule.
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett's cover (heard only the second time he sings this part of the lyric) You've been running all over town, oh, I gotta put your black feet on the ground You've been running all over town, oh, I gotta put your flat feet on the ground
Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye - Steam He might be winning (or willing) baby, but my love (my love) is stronger when we go kissing, I wanna see you kiss him goodbye..... He might be thrillin' baby but a-my love (my love), so dog-gone willin'
so kiss him (I wanna see you kiss him, go on and kiss him goodbye)
One After 909 - The Beatles I said move over honey Iím travelling all night line I said move over honey Iím travelling on that line
Peace Of Mind - Boston All I want is to have a piece of pie All I want is to have my peace of mind
Peace Of Mind - Boston Take a look at her Take a look ahead... 
Pearl Necklace - ZZ Top She wore a pearl necklace. She wanna pearl necklace.
Penny Lane - The Beatles Selling puppies on a tray Selling poppies on a tray
Photograph - Def Leppard Your gum sticks to my hair You've gone straight to my head
Piggies - The Beatles English skys with all their backing In their sty's with all their backing
Pink Houses -
John Mellencamp
There's a black man with black hair livin' in a black neighborhood There's a black man with a black cat livin' in a black neighborhood
Pride (In the Name of Love) -
U2
It was in Ola! -or- It was RC Cola!... (This enitre song's lyrics are hard to make out) In the name of love!
What more in the name of love?
Prove It All Night -
Bruce Springsteen
I've been working real hard, trying to get my ass cleaned I've been working real hard, trying to get my hands clean
Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix Scuse me while I kiss this guy Scuse me, while I kiss the sky 
Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix Blue Haze all around Purple Haze all around
Rebel, Rebel - David Bowie Put on your dress You tore your dress
Redneck Friend -
Jackson Browne
Honey you shake Colorado....... Honey you shake and I’ll rattle and we’ll roll on down the line
Respect -
Aretha Franklin
Find out what it means to me
R-E-S-P-E-C-T, take out, TCP
Find out what it means to me
R-E-S-P-E-C-T, take care ... TCB
Roadhouse Blues -
The Doors
Do it, honey, do it!  -or-
Do it Lonnie, do it!
Do it Robby, do it! (**see notes below)
Roadhouse Blues -
The Doors
Passionate lady.... -or -  action lady -or-  ask ya lady, give up your vows Ashen lady, ashen lady, give up your vows
Rocky Raccoon - The Beatles Now somewhere in the black mining hills of Dakota.... Now somewhere in the black mountain hills of Dakota....
Sam Stone - John Prine Little pictures have big ears Little pitchers have big ears
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction -
The Rolling Stones
I can't get no girl reaction I can't get no girlie action
Saturday In The Park -
Chicago
Un con padre, it's a nice day..... can you dig it? Yes I can       -and-
A bardsman still can tell stories his own way
Eh Cumpari, ci vo sunari.... can you dig it? Yes I can    -and-
A bronze man still can tell stories his own way
Saturday In The Park -
Chicago
40 days (or sunny days...) in the park, every day's the Fourth of July! Funny days in the park, every day's the Fourth of July!
Saturday Night Special -
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Mr. Saturday night special  -and-
So why don't we dump all people
to the bottom of the sea
It's the Saturday night special  -and-
So why don't we dump 'em people,
to the bottom of the sea
Saturday Night Special -
Lynyrd Skynyrd
.... like a back haired dude  -and-

....shot his finger right between the eyes
 Two feet they come a creepin', like a black cat do...    -and-    Big Jim done pulled his pistol, shot his friend right between the eyes
School's Out -
Alice Cooper (Group)
.....and we got no interference..... ....and we got no innocence.....
Statesboro Blues -
The Allman Brothers Band
Well I looked over in the corner, baby, and Grandpa she can have them too Well I looked over in the corner, baby, and Grandpa seemed to have them too
Shattered - Rolling Stones Party up, party high on the blacktop Pile it up, pile it high on the platter
Sherry - The Four Seasons She - e - e-e-e-e-ry ba-ya-by,
Marie can you come out tonight
She - e - e-e-e-e-ry ba-ya-by, She - e - rry, can you come out tonight
Short And Curlies - Rolling Stones She's got you by the bones She's got you by the balls
Smoke On the Water - Deep Purple To make records with the mogul  -and-  Flunky cloth was running in and out, pulling kids out of ground. To make records with the mobile -and- Funky Claude was running in and out, pulling kids down to the ground.
Space Oddity - David Bowie Clown control to Mao Tse-Tung Ground control to Major Tom
Spill the Wine -
Eric Burdon & War
Spill the wine, take that girl. -or - Spill the wine, and dig that girl Spill the wine, take that pearl
Strawberry Fields Forever -
The Beatles
I bury Paul Cranberry sauce
Stairway To Heaven  - Led Zeppelin There's a wino down the road And as we wind on down the road
Stairway To Heaven  -
Led Zeppelin
..... its just a sprinkling for the may queen If there's a bustle in your hedgerow, don’t be alarmed now, its just a spring clean for the May Queen
Stoned Soul Picnic -
The 5th Dimension's †cover
Can you stir it, can you picnic? Come on, come on and hurry down to a stoned sold picnic   -and-
Summer rain, summer rain......
Can you surry, can you picnic? Come on, come on and surry down to a stoned soul picnic    -and-
Surry, surry, surry, surry
Subterranean Homesick Blues -
Bob Dylan
The Pope don't work cuz the vandals stole the handle The pump don't work cuz the vandals took the handle
Suffragette City -
David Bowie
Oh don’t lean on me man cause you can’t afford the ticket back from Suffragette City Oh don't lean on me man cause you can't afford the ticket, I'm back on suffragette city
Suffragette City -
David Bowie
The smell of fat chicks just puts a smile on my face This mellow-thighed chick just put my spine out of place.
Sugar Magnolia  -
Grateful Dead
Sugar magnolia, Boston Bruins, heads are empty and I don't care Sugar magnolia, blossoms blooming, heads all empty and I don't care.
Summertime Blues -
Blue Cheer's version
Gonna take my father to the United Nation Gonna take my problem to the United Nation.
Suspicious Minds -
Elvis Presley
Because our love is too much baby. Because I love you too much baby.
Sweet Home Alabama -
Lynyrd Skynyrd
This old family wants skin and I think its a sin I miss Alabamy once again and I think its a sin, yes
Sweet Home Alabama -
Lynyrd Skynyrd
In Birmingham they run the government (fool fool fool) In Birmingham they love the governor (boo, boo, boo)
Taking Care of Business -
BTO
You get up every morning from the long heart's warming You get up every morning from the alarm clock's warning
Tangled Up in Blue -
Bob Dylan
Her folks they set our lives together.... Her folks they said our lives together sure was gonna be rough
Teach Your Children -
Crosby Stills Nash & Young
The one they bitched..... The one they picks, the one you'll know by
Tiny Dancer -
Elton John
Hold me close I'm trying to dance, ah! Count the head lice on the highway -or- Hold me closer, Tony Danza...... Hold me closer, tiny dancer. Count the headlights on the highway
The End - The Beatles Love you, love you -or- Love it, love it -or- The end, the end (not sure - ***see notes below)
The Israelites -
Desmond Dekker & The Aces
Get up in the morning, shaving for breakfast, so that every mouth can be fed. Get up in the morning, slaving for bread, sir, so that every mouth can be fed.
The Wall - Pink Floyd No Dukes of Hazard in the classroom No dark sarcasm in the classroom
The Ocean -
Led Zeppelin
It sure is fine! A go mine mine! I'm gonna piss out the window, a yeah, yeah yeah!.. It sure is fine! Blow my mind! It feels so good, a yeah, yeah yeah!....
Truckin' -
The Grateful Dead
Arrows of neon and flashing my keys out on main street
-and-

Sometimes the Lysol's shining on me
Arrows of neon and flashing marquees out on main street. 
-and-

Sometimes the lights all shinin on me
Tumbling Dice -
The Rolling Stones
.....I don't need you choosing my crowd -or-.....I don't need no Jews in my crowd But baby, baby, I don't need no jewels in my crown.
Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey -
Paul McCartney
And I believe I'm gonna rage And I believe I'm gonna rain
Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey -
Paul McCartney
Admiral Halsey notified me, he had to have a bath or he couldn't get to sleep Admiral Halsey notified me, he had to have a berth or he couldn't get to sea
Venus -
Shocking Blue
Well, I'm your penis, I'm your fire and   joy desire -or-  ....joy messiah Well, I'm your Venus, I'm your fire at your desire.
Waiting For the Man -
David Bowie's cover
Dig those shoes and his straw bale hat -or- Beat up shoes...... PR shoes, and a big straw hat
We're An American Band -
Grand Funk Railroad
Up all night with Fay Cang....... Up all night with Freddy King, I got to tell you poker's his thing
Won't Be Fooled Again -
The Who
We were liberated from the forward song! We were liberated from the fold, that's all!
Won't Be Fooled Again -
The Who
For I know that those Yippie guys never lie Though I know that the hypnotized never lie
You May Be Right -
Billy Joel
You made the rice, I made the gravy, but it just may be the tuna fish you're lookin for You may be right, I may be crazy, but it just may be a lunatic you're lookin for
Your Wear It Well -
Rod Stewart
Remember them basement parties in your brother's garage, all day rock and roll shows Remember them basement parties, your brother's karate, the all day rock and roll shows
Your Move -
Yes
Send an instant comet (or comment) to me, initial it with loving care Send an Instant Karma to me,
initial it with loving care
Your Move -
Yes
Make the white queen run so fast, she hasn't got time to make you wise Make the white queen run so fast, she hasn't got time to make you a wife
Ziggy Stardust -
David Bowie
Like a leather messiah Like a leper messiah

-Some Notes-

*Black Country Woman - Led Zeppelin - This song was recorded outside, in the garden at Mick Jagger's home, Stargroves, using the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio, and just as they started to record the song, an airplane was flying overhead, which you can hear, and this conversation took place (which was kept in the song):  Tech: Shall we roll it Jimmy?...We're rolling on, uh, what one?...No, one again...Gotta get this airplane off. Page: No leave it, yeah!...

** Roadhouse Blues - The Doors - 
First, I've read on several websites that the actual correct lyric noted above for "do it Robby, do it " is "do it Lonnie, do it", and to this I say "bullshit!". All one has to do is listen to what Jim sings, he clearly shouts out "Robby", not "Lonnie" (or "honey" for that matter). Robby of course is fellow band member Robby Krieger, who plays lead guitar on the song, and Jim calls this out to him just before Robby plays his wonderful solo. I believe this nonsense about what Jim says started because of a rumor that Robby didn't play the solo in the song and that session guitarist Lonnie Mack does, supposedly because Robby did not know how to play the part. Again, bullshit! Of course Robby could play the solo, he wrote the solo. Lonnie was hired to play bass on the track, and that is what he plays, and all he was credited for playing on the song, and Jim didn't call out to him, again, just listen closely to what Jim says, it's clear enough.

A second note to this song is a lyric not covered above. "I woke up this morning and I got myself a beer". According to a book which I never read, "Light My Fire", by the Door's keyboardist Ray Manzarek, the lyric was "I woke up this morning and I got myself a beard".  According to Ray, the lyric refers to Morrison's awaking after an alleged three weeks of drug-induced sleep. Yet Jim's close friend, Alice Cooper, who was at the song's session, claims that the lyric came from him. Alice claims that on a different day, Jim phoned him up and asked him how his day was going and Alice said to him "Well I got up this morning and had myself a beer.....", and Jim realized that would make for a great song lyric, and he then used it in this song.... So, who do we believe? Well, if you listen closely to the lyric, and it's repeated twice, it sounds like "beer' is sung both times, and this is what is officially in the lyrics. Could it be that both words are used; perhaps "beer" the first time and "beard" the second?  Well maybe, but it sounds like "beer" both times in the song to me, and again, I never read Ray's book. I'd bet both Alice and Ray are being truthful in what they claim, so I'm not sure what else to say on this matter. If you have read Ray's book, or if you have any more info on this matter, feel free to email me on this.

***The End - The Beatles - I have noted above for this song that I'm not sure what the official lyrics to the above noted verse (that repeats over and over again near the song's ending) is! I myself can hear all 3 lyrics listed. The fact that several lyrics sites list these 3 different lyrics, just adds to the confusion, but most have the lyrics down as "Love you...", whereas most who have written me on this claim it's "Love it...", and I myself and a few others hear "The end" that's being repeated over and over, and which would make sense as that is the song's title. But no question, Paul does sing the final verse ever sung in Beatle history (which comes directly after whatever is being sung here) as "And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make...."

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