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We Corrected the Grammar of 10 Classic Songs—And Made Them Way Worse

Actually, Janis, I think you mean, "Bobby McGee and I."

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‘I Feel Good’ by James Brown

Corrected: “I Feel Well”

 

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‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For’ by U2

Corrected: “I Still Haven’t Found for What I’m Looking”

 

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‘Rocket Man’ by Elton John

Corrected: “Rocket Person” (our gender-sensitive choice)

 

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‘Me and Bobby McGee’ by Janis Joplin

Corrected: “Bobby McGee and I”

 

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‘I Can’t Get No Satisfaction’ by The Rolling Stones

Corrected: “I Can’t Get Any Satisfaction”

 

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‘Who You Gonna Call? (Ghostbusters)’ by Ray Parker, Jr.

Corrected: “Whom Are You Going to Call? (Ghostbusters)”
Next, learn the crazy backstories behind the most famous Sesame Street songs.

 

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‘Ain’t No Sunshine’ by Bill Withers

Corrected: “There Is No Sunshine”

 

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‘Who Do You Love?’ by Bo Diddley

Corrected: “Whom Do You Love?”

 

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‘What’s Love Got To Do With It?’ by Tina Turner

Corrected: “What’s Love Have to Do with It?”

 

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‘Whole Lotta Shakin’ Going On’ by Jerry Lee Lewis

Corrected: “A Whole Lot of Shaking Going On”

 

Originally Published in Reader's Digest