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Author's Note: Waxing Moronic: 10 Wrong Facts From Song Lyrics
I know there are a million songs we missed. Basically take any song about a real figure and you can find some mistake. (See: Bob Dylan "Hurricane," Neil Young "Cortez the Killer.") Send us your favorite -- or more likely your least favorite -- lyrics-gone-wrong.
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