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1960s
Creedence Clearwater Revival's, "Bad Moon Rising"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't go 'round tonight
Let father take your bags
There's a bedroom on the right
Original Lyrics:
Don't go out tonight
It's bound to take your life
There's a bad moon on the rise.
The Band's, "This Wheels on Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Please, notify my next of kin, this WILL shall explode.
Original Lyrics:
Wheels on fire,
Rolling down the road.
Best notify my next of kin,
This wheel shall explode.
 
1970s
Anita Ward's, "Ring My Bell"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can read in my bed
Read in my bed
Original Lyrics:
You can ring my bell
Ring my bell
Boz Scaggs', "Lido Shuffle"
Misheard Lyrics:
This jar of eggnog'll do it
Original Lyrics:
This joint, ain't nothin' to it
Chaka Khan's, "I'm Every Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm Eddie Money
Original Lyrics:
I'm every woman
Steely Dan's, "King Charlemagne"
Misheard Lyrics:
All those Dago freaks who used to paint the face
Original Lyrics:
All those day-glow freaks who used to paint the face
 
1980s
Biz Markie's, "Vapors"
Misheard Lyrics:
He used to try to talk to this girl named Friend.
Original Lyrics:
He used to try to talk to this girl named Fran.
Black Crowes', "Hard to Handle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey little thing lemme light your chemicals 'cause momma I'm sure the handyman gets around.
Original Lyrics:
Hey little thing lemme light your candle 'cause momma I'm sure hard to handle now,
Cher's, "Just Like Jesse James"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Til my heart is like an idiot
Original Lyrics:
'Til my heart is cryin' Indian
Joy Division's, "Ice Age"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm living in the eighties.
Original Lyrics:
I'm living in the Ice Age.
Level 42's, "Running in the Family"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause we all have our daddy's a**.
Original Lyrics:
'Cause we all have our daddy's eyes.
Madonna's, "Like a Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you call my name
It's like a little bread
Original Lyrics:
When you call my name
It's like a little prayer
Michael Jackson's, "Beat It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Show me just f*** me
It doesn't matter who's gonna f*** you
Original Lyrics:
Showin' how funky strong is your fight
It doesn't matter who's wrong or right
Paul McCartney's, "Coming Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tommy Allen.
Original Lyrics:
Coming up.
Phil Collins', "One More Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
409
Original Lyrics:
one more night
Robert Palmer's, "Addicted To Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Myna's wear faces, you're addicted to love
Original Lyrics:
Might as well face it, you're addicted to love
Tears For Fears', "Sowing the Seeds of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Some alcohol in a promised land.
Original Lyrics:
So without love and a promised land.
Misheard Lyrics:
Raphael is cool but brude
Original Lyrics:
Raphael is cool but crude
The Vapors', "Turning Japanese"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everyone around me is a psyched Lone Ranger.
Original Lyrics:
Everyone avoids me like a Cyclone ranger.
Van Halen's, "Hot for Teacher"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got it bad so bad in half a t-shirt
Original Lyrics:
I got it bad, got it bad, got it bad
I'm hot for teacher.
 
1990s
Radiohead's, "Just"
Misheard Lyrics:
Teach you how to get secure as hell
Original Lyrics:
Teach you how to get to purest hell
Misheard Lyrics:
We'll take the train marked on your father's back
Original Lyrics:
We'll take the trail marked on your father's map
Sixpence None the Richer's, "There She Goes"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I just can't complain
Original Lyrics:
And I just can't contain
Smashing Pumpkins', "Bullet with Butterfly Wings"
Misheard Lyrics:
The spider's my age
I still like to rattle the cage
Original Lyrics:
Despite all my rage
I'm still just a rat in a cage
Snap!'s, "Rhythm Is a Dancer"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are in a desert
It's a first companion
Original Lyrics:
Rhythm is a dancer
It's a soul's companion
Snap!'s, "The Power"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got the powder
Original Lyrics:
I got the power
The Gazette's, "Filth in the Beauty"
Misheard Lyrics:
Police wrestle me
Original Lyrics:
Please release me
The Laughing Hyenas', "Here We Go Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here we gow again
Original Lyrics:
Here we go again
The Rembrandts', "I'll Be There for You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be back for you
Original Lyrics:
I'll be there for you
Tori Amos', "Professional Widow (Remix)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna bring you a toaster mike
Original Lyrics:
Honey bring it close to my
 
2000s
Ashlee Simpson's, "La La"
Misheard Lyrics:
You make me want a long run
Original Lyrics:
You make me wanna la la
Fall Out Boy's, "Headfirst Slide into Cooperstown on a Bad Bet"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sniffing all of you again
Original Lyrics:
Sniffing model glue again
Immortal's, "The Darkness That Embrace Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Snow globe in my way
Original Lyrics:
Snow blow in my face
Radiohead's, "2 + 2 = 5"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I swallow my pride
Original Lyrics:
I swat 'em like flies
Red Jumpsuit Apparatus', "Your Guardian Angel"
Misheard Lyrics:
Days grow longer and nights grow Schroeder.
Original Lyrics:
Days grow longer and nights grow shorter.
Rihanna's, "Don't Stop the Music"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fleas don't stop the music
Original Lyrics:
Please don't stop the music
Sophie Ellis Bextor's, "Murder on the Dancefloor"
Misheard Lyrics:
You drive me crazy after all
Think you're Mr. Know-it-all
Original Lyrics:
You drive me crazy, up the wall
Think you're Mr. Know-it-all
Strong Bad's, "The Cheat Is Not Dead"
Misheard Lyrics:
Vegeta's not dead
Original Lyrics:
The cheat is not dead
The Killers', "Somebody Told Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
That I had in Fairview, where we were last year.
Original Lyrics:
That I had in February of last year.
The Wiggles', "Hot Potato"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pot potato
Original Lyrics:
Hot potato
 
2010s
Beck's, "Wow"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's just another perfect night
We're gonna take you to Malibu
We're gonna take you to Malibu
Like these mindless porches / Porsches
Like these violent potions
Original Lyrics:
It's just another perfect night
We're gonna take it around the world
We're gonna take it around the world
Ride these wild horses
Ride these wild horses
Beck's, "Wow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Succulent times, these times
Original Lyrics:
Secular times, these times
Charlie Puth's, "Attention"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've been runnin' 'round, runnin' 'round, runnin' 'round Throwing that turtle on my knee
Original Lyrics:
You've been runnin' 'round, runnin' 'round, runnin' 'round Throwing that dirt all on my name
Harry Styles', "Sign of the Times"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why are we always stuck and running from the police
Original Lyrics:
Why are we always stuck and running from the bullets
Magic's, "Rude"
Misheard Lyrics:
White girl be so rude!
Original Lyrics:
Why you gotta be so rude?
The Strumbellas', "Young & Wild"
Misheard Lyrics:
I jumped that prominent plane
To see you f***ing fight
A little house on fire
Just to see you blinding sky
Original Lyrics:
I jump off from an airplane
To see if I can fly
I lit a house on fire
Just to see a painted sky
 
country
Reba McEntire's, "I'm a Survivor"
Misheard Lyrics:
and the heart of a tiger
Original Lyrics:
And the heart of a fighter.
 
misc
Traditional's, "America (My Country 'Tis Of Thee)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Of BIC
Original Lyrics:
Of thee, I sing.
 
xmas
Bing Crosby's, "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town"
Misheard Lyrics:
You better not shout
You better not try
You better not count
Original Lyrics:
You better watch out
You better not cry
You better not pout

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