Songs recorded with the wrong lyrics

Performers, especially singer-songwriters, will occasionally singer there are own lyrics wrong and then pretend the “new” lyrics are actually correct.

My favorite example of this:

If my boy ever asks me what it is that I have learnt,
I think that I will readily affirm:
‘Son, it’s faster horses, younger women, older whiskey, and more money! ‘
The lyrics were written as:
If my boy ever asks me what it is that I have learnt,
I think that I will readily affirm:
‘Son, it’s faster horses, older women, younger whiskey, and more money! ‘
I’m sure you are all, “WTF? What do you mean, the top lyrics make more sense!”
Well, from a traditional perspective, that’s true. Most middle-aged males tend to fall to this delusion, especially after what, nine nightmarish years of “Two-and-a-half Men.”  But younger women have always been all over the place and susceptible to chubby middle-aged fathers, as this research demonstrates.
Prof Bribiescas also argues that becoming more podgy makes dads more likely to invest their time in their children rather than looking for other women, while the increased levels of fat could make them more attractive to women.
Among those to father children later in life are Robert De Niro, who had a child at 68, and Rod Stewart, who was 66 when his eighth child was born.
Of course, both De Niro and Stewart are rich. Thus the “more money” part.
As to “younger whiskey,” why hell, Hoyt Axton was talking about moonshine. Fresh liquor in clean mason jars with peaches, strawberries, or fox grapes. None of this aged crap stored in burnt barrels for years.
As for older women, why there is a song about them, too.

Be nice. It won't hurt either of us.

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