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Madonna Like A Virgin



Like a virgin touched for the very first time.

Like a virgin touched for the thirty-first time.



To me I like the misheard better



 

The good folks at AARP have more important things to do they refuse to change my join date the true date is 12/09/2009
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Well the list is full of classic misheard lyrics but there are many many more! Do you know some?

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“Blinded by the Light” Tops Misquoted Lyrics Top 10


 


By Craig Rosen | Stop The Presses! – Thu, Jul 11, 2013 5:18 PM EDT


It happens to every music fan without a lyric sheet. You think you know that words to that song, so you sing along, but often times you're just plain wrong.


 


Music-streaming service Spotify has taken note of the phenomenon and has released a survey of the 10 most commonly misquoted song lyrics.


 


But don't let these corrections crush your groove. We've always thought that feeling and passion are often more important than the actual correct lyrics, but for the record, here is Spotify's list with the misquoted lyrics and the correct words.


 


1.Manfred Mann's "Blinded By The Light" got 52 percent of the vote.


Misquoted lyric: "Blinded by the light...wrapped up like a douche when you're rollin’ in the night."


Correct lyric: "Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night."


 


2. Jimi Hendrix's "Purple Haze" with 19 percent of the vote.


Misquoted lyric: "’Scuse me, while I kiss this guy."


Correct lyric: ‘Scuse me, while I kiss the sky."


 


3. The Clash's "Rock the Casbah" with 14 percent of the vote.


Misquoted lyris: "Rock the cat box."


Correct lyric: "Rock the Casbah."


 


4. Elton John's "Tiny Dancer" with 13 percent of the vote.


Misquoted lyric: "Hold me closer, Tony Danza."


Correct lyric: "Hold me closer, tiny dancer."


 


5. Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Bad Moon Rising" with 12 percent of the vote.


Misquoted lyric: "There’s a bathroom on the right."


Correct lyric: "There’s a bad moon on the rise."


 


6. Guns N' Roses' "Paradise City" with 10 percent of the vote.


Misquoted lyric: "Take me down to a very nice city."


Correct lyric: "Take me down to paradise city."


 


7. Van Halen's "Panama" with 9 percent of the vote.


Misquoted lyric: "Animal!"


Correct lyric: "Panama!"


 


8. Far East Movement's "Like a G6" with 8 percent of the vote.


Misquote lyric: "Like a cheese stick."


Correct lyric: "Like a G6."


 


9. TLC's "Waterfalls" with 7 percent of the vote.


Misquoted lyric: "Don't go Jason waterfalls."


Correct lyric: "Don’t go chasing waterfalls."


 


10. Macy Gray's "I Try" with 4 percent of the vote.


Misquoted lyric: "I blow bubbles when you are not here."


Correct lyric: "My world crumbles when you are not near."


 
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“Blinded by the Light” Tops Misquoted Lyrics Top 10


 


By Craig Rosen | Stop The Presses! – Thu, Jul 11, 2013 5:18 PM EDT


It happens to every music fan without a lyric sheet. You think you know that words to that song, so you sing along, but often times you're just plain wrong.


 


Music-streaming service Spotify has taken note of the phenomenon and has released a survey of the 10 most commonly misquoted song lyrics.


 


But don't let these corrections crush your groove. We've always thought that feeling and passion are often more important than the actual correct lyrics, but for the record, here is Spotify's list with the misquoted lyrics and the correct words.


 


1.Manfred Mann's "Blinded By The Light" got 52 percent of the vote.


Misquoted lyric: "Blinded by the light...wrapped up like a douche when you're rollin’ in the night."


Correct lyric: "Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night."


 


2. Jimi Hendrix's "Purple Haze" with 19 percent of the vote.


Misquoted lyric: "’Scuse me, while I kiss this guy."


Correct lyric: ‘Scuse me, while I kiss the sky."


 


3. The Clash's "Rock the Casbah" with 14 percent of the vote.


Misquoted lyris: "Rock the cat box."


Correct lyric: "Rock the Casbah."


 


4. Elton John's "Tiny Dancer" with 13 percent of the vote.


Misquoted lyric: "Hold me closer, Tony Danza."


Correct lyric: "Hold me closer, tiny dancer."


 


5. Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Bad Moon Rising" with 12 percent of the vote.


Misquoted lyric: "There’s a bathroom on the right."


Correct lyric: "There’s a bad moon on the rise."


 


6. Guns N' Roses' "Paradise City" with 10 percent of the vote.


Misquoted lyric: "Take me down to a very nice city."


Correct lyric: "Take me down to paradise city."


 


7. Van Halen's "Panama" with 9 percent of the vote.


Misquoted lyric: "Animal!"


Correct lyric: "Panama!"


 


8. Far East Movement's "Like a G6" with 8 percent of the vote.


Misquote lyric: "Like a cheese stick."


Correct lyric: "Like a G6."


 


9. TLC's "Waterfalls" with 7 percent of the vote.


Misquoted lyric: "Don't go Jason waterfalls."


Correct lyric: "Don’t go chasing waterfalls."


 


10. Macy Gray's "I Try" with 4 percent of the vote.


Misquoted lyric: "I blow bubbles when you are not here."


Correct lyric: "My world crumbles when you are not near."


 
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