My Mephetic Life
Happy Birthday John LennonOctober 9th, 1940

Happy Birthday John Lennon
October 9th, 1940

mondegreen is the mishearing or misinterpretation of a phrase as a result of near homophony, in a way that gives it a new meaning. It most commonly is applied to a line in a poem or a lyric in a song. 

THE MISHEARD:  “Oh, we are sailing, Yes, give Jesus pants”

Real Lyric: “All we are saying, is, Give Peace a Chance”

Artist: John Lennon

Song: Give Peace a Chance

mondegreen is the mishearing or misinterpretation of a phrase as a result of near homophony, in a way that gives it a new meaning. It most commonly is applied to a line in a poem or a lyric in a song.



THE MISHEARD:  “Oh, we are sailing, Yes, give Jesus pants”



Real Lyric: “All we are saying, is, Give Peace a Chance”



Artist: John Lennon



Song: Give Peace a Chance

John Lennon

John Lennon

John Lennon photographed by Andy Warhol

John Lennon photographed by Andy Warhol

Today in Beatles History

August 5

1961 First afternoon show: Performance at the Cavern, with Remo Four.

1964 ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ single number 1, 4th and last week (UK New Musical Express chart).

'With The Beatles', 37th week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).

1966 Beatle John Lennon says Beatles are more popular than   Jesus       

The Spanish radio RKT establishes a censorship against the Beatles, due to John’s declarations about Jesus.

John Lennon ‘bigger than Jesus’ interview USA 60s

LennonMcCartney

Lennon
McCartney

A mondegreen is the mishearing or misinterpretation of a phrase as a result of near homophony, in a way that gives it a new meaning. It most commonly is applied to a line in a poem or a lyric in a song. THE MISHEARD: “Oh, we are sailing, Yes, give Jesus pants” Real Lyric: “All we are saying. is Give Peace a Chance” Give Peace a Chance Artist: John Lennon

mondegreen is the mishearing or misinterpretation of a phrase as a result of near homophony, in a way that gives it a new meaning. It most commonly is applied to a line in a poem or a lyric in a song.

THE MISHEARD: “Oh, we are sailing, Yes, give Jesus pants”

Real Lyric: “All we are saying. is Give Peace a Chance”
Give Peace a Chance

Artist: John Lennon

John Lennon & Yoko Ono

John Lennon & Yoko Ono