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1950s
Elvis Presley's, "Hound Dog"
Misheard Lyrics:
You ain't nothin' but a ham's daughter, cryin' all the time.
Well, they said you was high clanced, well, that was just a lie.
Original Lyrics:
You ain't nothin' but a hound dog, cryin' all the time.
Well, they said you was high class, well, that was just a lie.
Pat Boone's, "Twixt 12 and 20"
Misheard Lyrics:
Twix 12 and 20
Original Lyrics:
Twixt 12 and 20
 
1960s
Barrett Strong's, "Money (That's What I Want)"
Misheard Lyrics:
But you can give them to the frozen bees
Original Lyrics:
But you can give them to the birds and bees
Misheard Lyrics:
Ohhhh me ears are alight
Original Lyrics:
Poor me, the Israelite.
Richard Chamberlain's, "All I Have to Do Is Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Drink...drink, drink, drink
Original Lyrics:
Dream...dream, dream, dream
Richard Chamberlain's, "I Will Love You"
Misheard Lyrics:
If our love went a string
Original Lyrics:
If our love went astray
Richard Chamberlain's, "Love Me Tender"
Misheard Lyrics:
You have made my life come quick
Original Lyrics:
You have made my life complete
Richard Chamberlain's, "Theme from Dr. Kildare"
Misheard Lyrics:
Three stores will shine tonight
Original Lyrics:
Three stars will shine tonight
Richard Chamberlain's, "True Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Julia, Julia
Original Lyrics:
true love, true love
 
1970s
AC/DC's, "Whole Lotta Rosie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain't that very sorry?
Original Lyrics:
Ain't that fairy story
America's, "Ventura Hwy"
Misheard Lyrics:
A gaylord of lizards in the air
Original Lyrics:
Alligator lizards in the air
Chicago's, "If You Leave Me Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you're breathing now
You take away the biggest fart of me
Original Lyrics:
If you leave me now
You take away the biggest part of me
Chicago's, "Saturday in the Park"
Misheard Lyrics:
Missing children, oh they got lost.
Original Lyrics:
Listen, children, all is not lost.
Eagles', "New Kid in Town"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a nude kid in town
Original Lyrics:
There's a new kid in town
Eagles', "Take It to the Limit"
Misheard Lyrics:
But the dreams I've seen likely
Original Lyrics:
But the dreams I've seen lately
Fleetwood Mac's, "Say You Love Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
A busky baby, on a cool girl like me.
Original Lyrics:
Have mercy, baby, on a poor girl like me.
Fleetwood Mac's, "Say You Love Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
A pretty baby, just when I thought it was over.
Original Lyrics:
Have pity, baby, just when I thought it was over.
Fleetwood Mac's, "Say You Love Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Because I'm getting weaker, weaker every weekday.
Original Lyrics:
'Cause I'm getting weaker, weaker every day.
Montrose's, "Rock Candy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pull up your pants,
Stretch out take a chance.
Original Lyrics:
Pull off your pants,
Stretch out take a chance.
The Rolling Stones', "Brown Sugar"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gold Coast slave s*** bound for cock and fields
Original Lyrics:
Gold Coast slave ship bound for cotton fields
The Who's, "5:15"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sadly ecstatic,
But the heroes are Jews
Original Lyrics:
Sadly ecstatic that their heroes are news.
Yes', "Roundabout"
Misheard Lyrics:
One mile over we'll be there and missing you.
Then to summers we'll be there and laughing too.
Twenty four before my love you'll see.
I'll be there with you.
Original Lyrics:
One mile over we'll be there and we'll see you.
Ten true summers we'll be there and laughing too.
Twenty four before my love you'll see.
I'll be there with you.
 
1980s
Belinda Carlisle's, "Heaven Is A Place On Earth"
Misheard Lyrics:
They say in Heaven, love don't last
Original Lyrics:
They say in Heaven, love comes first
Cliff Richard's, "We Don't Talk Any More"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's so funny while we don't talk anymore.
Original Lyrics:
It's so funny why we don't talk anymore.
Def Leppard's, "Hysteria"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a miracle... I say you will obey
Original Lyrics:
It's a miracle, oh say you will. Oh babe
Def Leppard's, "Love and Affection"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, it's a passion crime with a big design
Original Lyrics:
Oh, it's a passion crime with a danger sign
John Mellencamp's, "Pink Houses"
Misheard Lyrics:
Livin' in a bland neighborhood
Original Lyrics:
Livin' in a black neighborhood
Kim Carnes', "Bette Davis Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hard to feed with the crumbs she throws you
Original Lyrics:
Off your feet with the crumbs she throws you
Kim Carnes', "Bette Davis Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Haul the bathtub just to please you
Original Lyrics:
All the better just to please you
Level 42's, "Sleepwalkers"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're obviously bonking
Original Lyrics:
We're only sleepwalking
Sade's, "The Sweetest Taboo"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've given me the Swedish taboo
Original Lyrics:
You've given me the sweetest taboo
 
1990s
Deep Blue Something's, "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
Misheard Lyrics:
No condom ground to stop for
Original Lyrics:
No common ground to start from
Harry Nilsson's, "Over the Rainbow"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a lamb that I've heard of once in a wallaby
Original Lyrics:
There's a land that I've heard of once in a lullaby
No Doubt's, "Just a Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take this pink ribbon off my ass
Original Lyrics:
Take this pink ribbon off my eyes
 
2000s
Daniel Powter's, "Bad Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where is the morning when you needed the most?
Original Lyrics:
Where is the moment we needed the most?
Fuel's, "Bad Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
She spilled her coffee, broke it, it's too late
Original Lyrics:
She spilled her coffee, broke her shoelace
Nickelback's, "Savin' Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I'll leave the sluts behind me
Original Lyrics:
And I'll leave this life behind me
PJ Harvey's, "Big Exit"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby baby, ain't it true
That I'm in water, when I'm with you
Original Lyrics:
Baby, baby
Ain't it true?
I'm immortal
When I'm with you.
Primal Scream's, "Keep Your Dreams"
Misheard Lyrics:
I believe that syphillis can burn a soul away
Original Lyrics:
I believe that sinfulness can burn a soul away
Weezer's, "Beverly Hills"
Misheard Lyrics:
My automobile is a piece of crack
Original Lyrics:
My automobile is a piece of crap
 
2010s
Adele's, "Send My Love (To Your New Lover)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm giving you up, I'm forgiving you up.
You set me free.
Original Lyrics:
I'm giving you up, I've forgiven it all.
You set me free.
Foster the People's, "Pumped Up Kicks"
Misheard Lyrics:
All the other kids with the phone top kiss
Original Lyrics:
All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
Meghan Trainor's, "Lips Are Moving"
Misheard Lyrics:
I gave you paste, you gave me sleep-talk
Original Lyrics:
I gave you bass, you gave me sweet talk
Opeth's, "Sorceress"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take me from behind
Original Lyrics:
Attack me from behind
Sia's, "Chandelier"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a dozen of teas, like a dozen of teas.
Original Lyrics:
Like it doesn't exist, like it doesn't exist.
Sia's, "Cheap Thrills"
Misheard Lyrics:
I love pigtails!
Original Lyrics:
I love cheap thrills!
Twenty One Pilots', "Stressed Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was told when I get older all my friends would drink
Original Lyrics:
I was told when I get older all my fears would shrink
 
christian
Michael W. Smith's, "Friends"
Misheard Lyrics:
And friends of friends forever
If the lonesome Lord of them
Original Lyrics:
And friends are friends forever
If the Lord's the Lord of them
 
country
Crystal Gayle and Gary Morris', "Makin' Up for Lost Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
When we're Mickey love
Original Lyrics:
When we're making love
Keith Urban's, "You're My Better Half"
Misheard Lyrics:
You pull me gross and you hold me tight
Original Lyrics:
You pull me close and you hold me tight

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