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1960s
Led Zeppelin's, "You Shook Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I had to burn that whistle
And had to burn that same.
Original Lyrics:
Well, I have birds that whistle
And I have birds that sing.
Manfred Mann's, "Do Wah Diddy Diddy"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm hurt she's man
Original Lyrics:
I'm hers (I'm hers)
She's mine (She's mine).
 
1970s
AC/DC's, "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap"
Misheard Lyrics:
Angry Jews on Sinai
Original Lyrics:
Concrete shoes, cyanide
Brothers Johnson 's, "Strawberry Letter 23"
Misheard Lyrics:
A precedence from you, strawberry letter 22
Original Lyrics:
A present from you, strawberry letter 22
Doobie Brothers', "Minute By Minute"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lip, dry lip, dry lip, dry lip.
Original Lyrics:
Minute by minute, by minute, by minute
Eagles', "Hotel California"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mirrors on the ceiling the pink champagne on ice
Original Lyrics:
Mirrors on the ceiling depict champagne on ice
Joe Walsh's, "Life's Been Good So Far"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just looking for cooze at the scene of the crime...
Original Lyrics:
I'm just looking for clues at the scene of the crime
Kansas', "Carry On Wayward Son"
Misheard Lyrics:
Carry on now wayward son, they'll be peace when you are done
Lay your weary head to rest, dunchu cry no more
Original Lyrics:
Carry on my wayward son there'll be peace when you are done
Lay your weary head to rest don't you cry no more
Manfred Mann's Earth Band's, "Blinded by the Light"
Misheard Lyrics:
And she was blinded by the light
Swept up like a douche ya know a nun her and a knight.
Original Lyrics:
And she was blinded by the light
Revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night.
Steve Miller Band's, "Big Ol' Jet Airliner"
Misheard Lyrics:
Big hotel in Atlanta
Original Lyrics:
Big ol' jet airliner...
Tavares', "More Than a Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Banana woman
Original Lyrics:
More than a woman
The Righteous Brothers', "Rock and Roll Heaven"
Misheard Lyrics:
And Otis brontosaurus to the dock of a bay
OR
And Otis brought his swords up to the dock of a bay.
Original Lyrics:
And Otis brought us all to the dock of a bay.
Village People's, "San Francisco (You've Got Me)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every gesture there has a Midgee (Midgee)
Original Lyrics:
Every gesture there has a meaning (meaning)
 
1980s
A-Ha's, "Take On Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
The Dog King away
Original Lyrics:
Talking away, I don't know what I'm to say.
Aha's, "Take On Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't know what.....what to say
Original Lyrics:
I don't know what I'm to say
Aha's, "Take On Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be coming for your lover's cage
Original Lyrics:
I'll be coming for your love OK
Aha's, "Take on Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, the things that you say, little rival
Just to claim my worries away
Original Lyrics:
Oh, the things that you say, is it life or
Just to play my worries away
Bonnie Tyler's, "Total Eclipse of the Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Turn around, dry eyes!
Original Lyrics:
Turn around bright eyes!
Michael Jackson's, "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'mma stand by the side of my Corsa.
Original Lyrics:
Mama se, mama sa, ma ma coo sa.
Paul Young's, "The Love of the Common People"
Misheard Lyrics:
Daddy's gonna buy you a Dream Maclinto
Original Lyrics:
Daddy's gonna buy you a dream to cling to
Talking Heads', "Burning Down the House"
Misheard Lyrics:
This was once a better face
Original Lyrics:
It was once upon a place
The Buggles', "Video Killed the Radio Star"
Misheard Lyrics:
Vinnie O'Gill the radio star
Original Lyrics:
Video killed the radio star
The Jam's, "Eton Rifles"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eee too right son, Eee too right son
Original Lyrics:
Eton rifles, Eton rifles
 
1990s
Blink 182's, "Dammit"
Misheard Lyrics:
And maybe I'll see you
At a movie sneak preview
You'll show and walk by on the arm of that fat gut
And I'll smile and you'll wave
And pretend it's okay
Original Lyrics:
And maybe I'll see you
At a movie sneak preview
You'll show up and walk by on the arm of that guy
And I'll smile and you'll wave
And we'll pretend it's okay
C+C Music Factory's, "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody goes down
Original Lyrics:
Everybody dance now!
Goo Goo Dolls', "Iris"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you can't fight the cheese that ain't coming
Original Lyrics:
And you can't fight the tears that ain't coming
Muse's, "Muscle Museum"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can't you see that I am needed?
Original Lyrics:
Can you see that I am needing
Nirvana's, "Drain You"
Misheard Lyrics:
In a fragile kiss
Original Lyrics:
In a passionate kiss
Nirvana's, "Drain You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Poisoned eyeball
Original Lyrics:
Poison apple
Nirvana's, "Drain You"
Misheard Lyrics:
The quote is Dalai Lama helps his student
Original Lyrics:
The water is so yellow I'm a healthy student
Pearl Jam's, "Jeremy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Little Lee's hopin'
Original Lyrics:
Jeremy spoke in
Pearl Jam's, "Jeremy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Melody's open
Original Lyrics:
Jeremy spoke in
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Soul to Squeez"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dying Jesus freaks
Original Lyrics:
Dying trees that scream
Spice Girls', "Wannabe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ziggy ziggy za there's bodies all around
Original Lyrics:
Slam your body down and wind it all around
Theme Song's, "Tom and Jerry Kids"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come on and be where all the action is
Original Lyrics:
Gotta be where all the action is
 
2000s
Audioslave's, "Show Me How to Live"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nail in my hand from my creator.
Original Lyrics:
Nail in my head from my creator.
Eluveitie's, "Inis Mona"
Misheard Lyrics:
I close my eyes in Slovenia
Original Lyrics:
I close my eyes, Inis Mona
Katy Perry's, "Waking Up In Vegas"
Misheard Lyrics:
F*ck up and put your money where your mouth is
Original Lyrics:
Shut up and put your money where your mouth is
Michelle Branch's, "Everywhere"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just tell me why you're you and who you are
Original Lyrics:
Just tell me why you're here and who you are
OutKast's, "Hey Ya"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shake it, shake it,
Shake it like a pulverised pizza
Original Lyrics:
Shake it, shake it,
Shake it like a Polaroid picture
Panic! At the Disco's, "I Write Sins Not Tragedies"
Misheard Lyrics:
Closing the garden door
Original Lyrics:
Closing a goddamn door
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "By the Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kissed ya, never missed ya.
Original Lyrics:
Ooh, ah, guess you never meant it
Shakira (feat. Wyclef Jean)'s, "Hips Don't Lie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, Mountain Mike...
Original Lyrics:
And I'm on tonight...
Shinedown's, "Diamond Eyes (Boom-Lay Boom-Lay Boom)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Boiled egg, boiled egg on toast
Original Lyrics:
Boom-lay, boom-lay, boom
 
2010s
Coldplay's, "Paradise"
Misheard Lyrics:
Para, para
Valentouch
Original Lyrics:
Para, para
Paradise
Ed Sheeran's, "Shape of You"
Misheard Lyrics:
You shampoo like a magnet too.
Original Lyrics:
We push and pull like a magnet do
Far Too Loud's, "Not a Real Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
You may wear but this s*** is serious
Original Lyrics:
You may laugh but this s*** is serious
Meghan Trainor's, "Dance Like Yo Daddy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dance like you're Betty!
Original Lyrics:
Dance like yo daddy
Michael Buble's, "It's a Beautiful Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't know why you think that you could hold me when you couldn't; and bye-bye, yourself!
Original Lyrics:
I don't know why you think that you could hold me when you couldn't get by, by yourself.
Pitbull's, "Fireball"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was born in a plane
Mama said that every world will know my name
Original Lyrics:
I was born in a flame
Mama said that everyone will know my name