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50 Of The Best (Or Worst) Misquoted Song Lyrics Ever

We've all been there.

The shock of realizing that all this time the lyrics you sing along to while alone in the shower are actually, very, very wrong.

How about the Elton John classic, Tiny Dancer?

Apparently there's a whole bunch of people who believe "Hold me closer, tiny dancer" is actually "Hold me closer, Tony Danza."

Here's another 49 of our favorite misquoted lyrics.

Paradise City by Guns N' Roses

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"Take me down to a very nice city" Actual lyric: "Take me down to the Paradise City."

Rock the Casbah by The Clash

"The sheep don't like it, rockin' the cat box" Actual lyric: “Shareef don't like it, rock the Casbah"

Africa by Toto

“I left my brains down in Africa" Actual lyric: “I bless the rains down in Africa"

Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival

"There's a bathroom on the right" Actual lyric: "There's a bad moon on the rise."

You Sexy Thing by Hot Chocolate

“I Remove Umbilicals" Actual lyric: “I believe in miracles"

Suffragette City by David Bowie

“This mellow fat chick just put my spine out of place" Actual lyric: “This mellow thighed chick just put my spine out of place"

Waterfalls by TLC

"Don't go, Jason Waterfalls" Actual lyric: "Don't go chasing waterfalls"

Pleasant Valley Sunday by The Monkees

“Another Pleasant Valley Sunday, here in status in Boull…" Actual lyric: “Another Pleasant Valley Sunday, here in status symbol land"

Piano Man by Billy Joel

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“Sing us a song for the yellow man" Actual lyric: “Sing us a song, you're the piano man"

I Try by Macy Gray

"I blow bubbles when you are not here" Actual lyric: "My world crumbles when you are not near."

Like a Virgin by Madonna

“Like a virgin touched for the thirty-first time" Actual lyric: “Like a virgin touched for the very first time.

SexyBack by Justin Timberlake

"Go hippie, go hippie, go" Actual lyric: “Go ahead, be gone with it"

Eyes without a Face by Billy Idol

"How's about a date?" Actual lyric:"Eyes without a face"

Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin

"There's a wino down the road" Actual lyric: "And as we wind on down the road"

More than a Woman by Bee Gees

"Bald headed woman" Actual lyric: “More than a woman"

Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr.

"Who you gonna call? Those bastards!" Actual lyric: "Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters!"

Purple Haze by Jimi Hendrix

“Excuse me while I kiss this guy" Actual lyric: “Excuse me while I kiss the sky."

Smells like Teen Spirit by Nirvana

"Here we are now, in containers" Actual lyric: "Here we are now, entertain us"

Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds by the Beatles

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"Lucy's in a fight, with Linus" Actual lyric: "Lucy in the sky with diamonds"

Love Rollercoaster by Ohio Players

“Curly mustache of love" Actual lyric: “Rollercoaster of love"

Take a Chance on Me by Abba

"If you change your mind Jackie Chan, I'm the first in line Jackie Chan" Actual lyric: "If you change your mind take a chance, I'm the first in line, take a chance"

Vertigo by U2

"Hello, hello! I'm in a place called Oregon" Actual lyric: "Hello, hello! I'm at a place called Vertigo"

Addicted to Love by Robert Palmer

“Might as well face it, you're a dick with a glove" Actual lyric: “Might as well face it you're addicted to love"

Like a G-6 by Far East Movement

"Like a cheese stick" Actual lyric: "Like a G-6"

Two Tickets to Paradise by Eddie Money

“I've got two chickens to paralyze" Actual lyric: “I've got two tickets to paradise"

Blinded by the Light by Manfred Mann's Earth Band

"Wrapped up like a douche/when you're rollin' in the night" Actual lyric: "Revved up like a deuce/another runner in the night"

Rio by Duran Duran

"It means so much to me, like a birthday, or a preview" Actual lyric: “It means so much to me, like a birthday, or a pretty view"

Blowin' in the Wind by Bob Dylan

"The ants are my friends, they're blowing in the wind" Actual lyric: "The answer my friends is blowing in the wind"

Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds by the Beatles

"The girl with colitis goes by" Actual lyric: "The girl with kaleidoscope eyes"

In the Garden of Eden by Iron Butterfly

"In a glob of Velveeta, honey" Actual lyric: "In-A-Gadda Da Vida"

Pour Some Sugar on Me by Def Leppard

"Pour some shook-up Ramen" Actual lyric: “Pour some sugar on me"

Our Lips are Sealed by Go-Gos

"Even Dallas games, people play" Actual lyric: “In the jealous games people play"

Dancing Queen by Abba

“See that girl, watch her scream, kicking the dancing queen" Actual lyric: “See that girl, watch that scene, digging the dancing queen"

Desperado by The Eagles

“You've been outright offensive, for so long now" Actual lyric: "You've been out riding fences for so long now"

Forget You by CeeLo Green

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“I guess he's an expert and I'm more an attorney" Actual lyric: “I guess he's an Xbox and I'm more Atari"

Because the Night by 10,000 Maniacs

“Because the night belongs to lawyers, because the night belongs to law" Actual lyric: “Because the night belongs to lovers, because the night belongs to love"

Summertime Sadness by Lana del Ray

“I'm feeling ill like Drake tonight" Actual lyric: “I'm feeling electric tonight"

Big Yellow Taxi by Joni Mitchell

"If it ain't paradise, then put up a parking lot" Actual lyric: "They paved paradise to put up a parking lot"

Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes

“She's got Bette David thighs" Actual lyric: “She's got Bette Davis eyes"

Light Em Up by Fall Out Boy

“My sons know what you did in the dark" Actual lyric: “My songs know what you did in the dark"

I'm a Believer by the Monkees

“What's the use of trying, all you get is pain, when I needed suction on the brain" Actual lyric: “What's the use of trying, all you get is pain, when I needed sunshine I got rain"

The One I Love by R.E.M.

“This one goes out to the one-eyed dove" Actual lyric: “This one goes out to the one I love"

We Are Young by Fun

“But our friend's a butt So lets raise a toe" Actual lyric: “But our friends are back So lets raise a toast"

Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper

“Suitcase, Dramamine" Actual lyric: “Suitcase of memories"

We Built this City by Starship

“We built this city on logs and coal" Actual lyric: “We built this city on Rock and Roll"

Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke

“Mushrooms are nasty" Actual lyric: “Must want to get nasty"

Breakfast at Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something

“And I said, what about breakfast at Tiffany's, she said I think I remember the bill and I as I recall, I think, it was kinda pricey, and I said well that's one thing we bought" Actual lyric: “And I said what about Breakfast at Tiffany's? She said, I think I remember the film, and as I recall, I think, we both kinda liked it and I said, well, that's the one thing we've got"

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