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1950s
Elvis Presley's, "I'm All Shook Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
A mall shook up
Original Lyrics:
I'm all shook up
 
1960s
Peter Sarstedt's, "Where Do You Go to My Lovely"
Misheard Lyrics:
Won't you tell me the farts that surround you.
Original Lyrics:
Won't you tell me the thoughts that surround you.
Steppenwolf's, "Born to Be Wild"
Misheard Lyrics:
Barn to be wild
or
Farm to be wild
Original Lyrics:
Born to Be Wild
The Band's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't sprained the cane back up when it's in the feed
Original Lyrics:
You can't raise a Caine back up
When it's in defeat.
The Beatles', "Can't Buy Me Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can't fall in love
Original Lyrics:
Can't buy me love
The Beatles', "Paper Back Writer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ape, the Back Rider!
Original Lyrics:
Paper back writer
 
1970s
Billy Joel's, "Big Shot"
Misheard Lyrics:
Go on and cry in your carpet but don't come bitching to me
Original Lyrics:
Go on and cry in your coffee but don't come bitching to me
Billy Joel's, "Big Shot"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're so much fun to tease around
Original Lyrics:
You're so much fun to be around
Captain & Tennille's, "Love Will Keep Us Together"
Misheard Lyrics:
I win, I win, I win, I win
Original Lyrics:
I will, I will, I will, I will
Eric Clapton's, "Lay Down Sally"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay down Sally
The misty midnight hour
Original Lyrics:
Lay down Sally
And rest you in my arms
Jethro Tull's, "Bungle in the Jungle"
Misheard Lyrics:
By the tiger and the water
Original Lyrics:
I'm a tiger and I want love
Marvin Gaye's, "What's Going On"
Misheard Lyrics:
We don't need two Escalades
Original Lyrics:
We don't need to escalate
Roberta Flack's, "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"
Misheard Lyrics:
I thought the song rose in your ass
Original Lyrics:
I thought the sun rose in your eyes
The B-52's', "Rock Lobster"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lackluster
Original Lyrics:
Rock Lobster
Three Dog Night's, "Eli's Coming"
Misheard Lyrics:
You better get away
No you better get away from the bird on a Harley
Original Lyrics:
No you'll never get away
From the burnin' a heartache
 
1980s
AC/DC's, "Highway to Hell"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sees a nigger on a one way street
Original Lyrics:
Season ticket on a one way ride.
Alvin and the Chipmunks', "Alvin and the Chipmunks"
Misheard Lyrics:
He missed the cartwheel
Original Lyrics:
Give us a call, we'll
Billy Joel's, "Sometimes a Fantasy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ooh, do you wanna do it but I got too lonely
Original Lyrics:
I didn't wanna do it but I got too lonely
Eurythmics', "Here Comes the Rain Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here comes Elaine again
Original Lyrics:
Here comes the rain again
Golden Earring's, "Twilight Zone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baseball on the borderline
Original Lyrics:
This far from the borderline
John Mellencamp's, "Rain on the Scarecrow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Carted a fresh shipment of dioxin off the land
Original Lyrics:
Called my old friend Schepman up to auction off the land
Michael Anderson's, "Sound Alarm"
Misheard Lyrics:
Summer gettin' R.S.V.P.
Original Lyrics:
It's Armageddon R.S.V.P.
Michael Sembello's, "Maniac"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cheesy maniac
Original Lyrics:
She's a maniac
Midnight Oil 's, "Read About It"
Misheard Lyrics:
The bombs never hit you when they bounce, oh no
Original Lyrics:
The bombs never hit you when you're down so low
Midnight Oil's, "Only the Strong"
Misheard Lyrics:
Backwards four at the point of no return
Original Lyrics:
Back once more at the point of no return
Midnight Oil's, "Short Memory"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tongue twisted out of Mexico
Original Lyrics:
Conquistador of Mexico
Midnight Oil's, "Tin Legs and Tin Mines"
Misheard Lyrics:
Boston by candles, pall the bear pride
Original Lyrics:
Boxed in like candles, polar bear pride
Olivia Newton-John's, "Magic"
Misheard Lyrics:
Planets alive, soaring
Original Lyrics:
Planets align, so rare
The B-52's', "Love Shack"
Misheard Lyrics:
This song is a f***ing bag of pure shite!!
Original Lyrics:
Love shack, baby love shack
 
1990s
Alice in Chains', "Down in a Hole"
Misheard Lyrics:
But my wings have been soiled and I
Original Lyrics:
But my wings have been so denied.
Bjork's, "Crying"
Misheard Lyrics:
Frankenstein needs you
Original Lyrics:
Crying 'cause I need you
Korn's, "Shoots and Ladders"
Misheard Lyrics:
Look at the pages of Cosmo to see them.
Original Lyrics:
Look at the pages that cause all this evil.
Marcy Playground's, "Sex and Candy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who's that casting deep fierce stares in my direction?
Original Lyrics:
Who's that casting devious stares in my direction?
Nirvana's, "Rape Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
My fingers are so hoarse.
Original Lyrics:
My favorite inside source.
Tim McGraw's, "Indian Outlaw"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be beating on my tauntaun
Original Lyrics:
I'll be beating on my tom-tom
Tom Cochrane's, "Life Is a Highway"
Misheard Lyrics:
From Mozambique to those Memphis nights, the Khyber Pass has been "Google-ized"
Original Lyrics:
From Mozambique to those Memphis nights, the Khyber Pass to Vancouver's lights
 
2000s
Green Day's, "Warning"
Misheard Lyrics:
Keep out of reaches of the duchess of destruction.
Original Lyrics:
Keep out of reach of children, don't you talk to strangers!
Gwen Stefani's, "Hollaback Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
There ain't no hotter black girl.
Original Lyrics:
I ain't no hollaback girl.
Kings of Leon's, "Sex on Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your sax is on fire
Original Lyrics:
Your sex is on fire
Natasha Bedingfield's, "Pocketful Of Sunshine"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got a love and an old dirty salt mine.
Original Lyrics:
I got a love and I know that it's all mine.
Norah Jones', "Come Away with Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
come away with me where they can't stint us with their lies
Original Lyrics:
Come away
Where they can't tempt us with their lies.
Outkast's, "B.O.B."
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't go to Bangkok unless you came to bang
Original Lyrics:
Don't pull the thang out unless you plan to bang
Papa Roach's, "...To Be Loved"
Misheard Lyrics:
Put your penalty to metal
Original Lyrics:
Put your pedal to the medal
Radiohead's, "Idioteque"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're not scared; bung her in.
Original Lyrics:
We're not scaremongering.
Radiohead's, "Optimistic"
Misheard Lyrics:
A thousand boys around my head.
Original Lyrics:
Flies are buzzing round my head.
Train's, "Cab"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sometimes I feel like the only cat on the roof
Original Lyrics:
Sometimes I feel like the only cab on the road.
 
2010s
Ed Sheeran's, "Castle On The Hill"
Misheard Lyrics:
We watched the sunset
Over the cots of Lonely Hill
or
Over the cottage of Lonely Hill
Original Lyrics:
We watched the sunset
Over the castle on the hill
Jason Derulo's, "Want To Want Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just the bod of you, gives me so what
So what
Original Lyrics:
Just the thought of you gets me so high
So high
Meghan Trainor's, "All About That Bass"
Misheard Lyrics:
Because you know I'm all about duh-base, 'bout duh-base, no trouble
Original Lyrics:
Because you know I'm all about that bass, 'bout that bass, no treble
Pink's, "Blow Me One Last Kiss"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want Miss
Original Lyrics:
I won't miss all of the fighting that we always did

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