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Hyperelastic
04-02-2005, 01:15 AM
I was thinking of several rock songs that have lyrics that sound dirty but actually aren't. Some are surely intentional, but with some others I don't know. The ones I thought of were:

"Suck on my big ten-inch" (Aerosmith, "'Cept on my big ten-inch [record]")

"Come on, little pussy gonna do it to you" (Rick Derringer, "Come on a little closer, gonna do it to you")

"Her tits were shaking till the middle of the night" (Eddie Money, "Then did some shaking till the middle of the night")

"Play that fuckin' music, white boy" (Wild Cherry, "Play that funky music, white boy")

Can you think of other examples? Is there a name for this?

Bob Scene
04-02-2005, 02:00 AM
I don't know the real lyric, but there's a line in "Louie, Louie" where it really sounds like he's saying, "I shoot a wad in her hair."

BrainGlutton
04-02-2005, 02:37 AM
I don't know the real lyric, but there's a line in "Louie, Louie" where it really sounds like he's saying, "I shoot a wad in her hair."

I think you mean, "Smell a rose in her hair." Orginal lyrics at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louie%2C_Louie.

pinkfreud
04-02-2005, 02:49 AM
If Mondegreens are permitted, there's a line in the Mamas and the Papas' California Dreamin: "I'd be safe and warm if I was in L.A."

For years I thought the line was "I'd be safe and warm if I wasn't a lay."

bienville
04-02-2005, 06:56 AM
I had to cover Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow at a Carole King night a couple months ago. I was looking forward to it until, upon mentioning it to a friend, she told me she always laughed at the line:

"Can I believe the magic in your size?"

Leave it to a friend of mine to find a dick joke in such a sweet innocent song.








(The real lyric is "Can I believe the magic in your sighs?")

Labdad
04-02-2005, 09:03 AM
For a long time I though the line in "Wooly Bully" by Sam the Sham and the Pharoas was "Maddie told Hattie/about a thing she saw/a two-bit whore/ with a wooly jaw."

Actually, the thing she saw had "two big horns and a wooly jaw." :o

Ruby
04-02-2005, 10:04 AM
When I was <ahem> younger, I remember a Chuck Berry song called "My Ding a Ling". I just checked lyricsdepot.com and don't see it but I distinctly recall a line in the chorus that said, "won't you play with my dick..."

Oregon sunshine
04-02-2005, 10:14 AM
"Her tits were shaking till the middle of the night" (Eddie Money, "Then did some shaking till the middle of the night")

:eek:

I have always honest to goodness thought that (tits) was what he was really saying. I always wondered how that got by on the (squeaky clean, soccer mom) all-80s radio station around here.

AskNott
04-02-2005, 02:30 PM
On a new drink mix commercial, they cover the old disco hit Shake Your Booty. The first time I heard the ad, I was in another room. I heard, "shake your butthole." It's "bottle," of course, and when I saw the models shaking their bottles, I knew I had it wrong.

Gangster Octopus
04-02-2005, 07:31 PM
Tom Jones and What's New Pussycat

What's new pussycat? Woah, Woah
What's new pussycat? Woah, Woah
Pussycat, Pussycat
You're delicious
And if my wishes
Can all come true
I'll soon be kissing your sweet little pussycat lips!

Sternvogel
04-02-2005, 07:45 PM
In Pilot's Magic (http://www.twin-music.com/azlyrics/p_file/pilot.html), the phrase "It's Magic" often sounds suspiciously close to "It's my dick".

Many people still believe that the second line of Blinded by the Light (http://www.80smusiclyrics.com/artists/manfredmann.htm) is "wrapped up like a douche" even after reading the official lyrics.

As pinkfreud mentioned, misheard lyrics are referred to as mondegreens, for reasons explained in this column. (http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/1995/02/16/DD31497.DTL)

ddgryphon
04-02-2005, 08:06 PM
Blondie's Rapture:

Printed Lyrics:

Face to face
Sadly solitude
And it's finger popping
Twenty-four hour shopping in Rapture

actual lyics sung -- unmistakable if you listen:

Face to face
Sadly slitude
and it's finger f***king
24 hour sucking Rapture


Nothing will convince me of it being anything else.


Plus on the bridge of Girl by the Beatles they are singing

Tit tit tit tit tit tit tit tit
Jug jug jug jug jug jug jug jug

Ah Girl

RealityChuck
04-02-2005, 11:07 PM
Though the official lyrics to "Love is the drug" by Roxy Music are "Can't you see," their pronunciation of "Can't" has a definite short "u" sound instead of any version of "a."

Gatopescado
04-02-2005, 11:18 PM
Who could forget April Wine's classic "If You See Kay"?

Zebra
04-03-2005, 01:47 AM
Peter Gabrial's Sledgehammer.

It all how you take it.

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