When I first met my wife, she started to sing along with this song and I about wrecked the car from laughing so hard, but since we had just started dating, I didn't say anything. Site Navigation -. Jackie sits back, collects his thoughts for a moment Scratches his head and does his best James Dean.
Little ditty 'bout Jack and Diane Three American kids going to the promised land. I knew someone who thought Mellencamp was singing about how well she could cook, Stuff a block. She concentrated heavily on 'Who's the third person, son?
My wife and I burst out laughing and pulled off the road.
John Cougar Mellencamp 's, "Pink House". After singing this particular line, she busted out laughing at me. So I'd throw different words into the song to see if I could see anyones reaction.
That seems to be more important than the fact that this song was a hit or that song was a hit. As usual, I didn't understand anything but the refrain the first time through. Buckeye Scott.
Filed Under: I was belting out the tune as I knew it, and my mom turned to me and started laughing hysterically, asking me what I thought the lyrics were. But even as the recording was taking shape, neither the singer nor his record label seemed too pleased with the results. The popularity of the song and its video skyrocketed, and the single topped the singles chart on Oct.
But there was still the big drum moment that Mellencamp desired. Now, I have realized that my wife is the queen of bastardizing lyrics! I thought it was his story of growing up in Chicago!
No great story to tell; I just remember the first few times it came on the radio, I thought to myself, "Sheesh, that sounds borderline creepy. Song names are sorted by first letter, excluding A and The.
The the dj came on and said the title of the song; I was mortified. Check out the two amIright misheard lyrics books including one book devoted to misheard lyrics of the 1980s. Guess I sure was wrong.