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1950s
Elvis', "All Shook Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Marsha Cup
Original Lyrics:
all shook up
 
1960s
Cast of 'Tommy''s, "We're Not Gonna Take It"
Misheard Lyrics:
You don't have to hear me
You've got tight ears of your own
Original Lyrics:
You don't have to hear me
You've got ideas of your own
Misheard Lyrics:
Gonna give you more love and more joy
Than ancient time could ever destroy.
Original Lyrics:
Gonna give you more love and more joy
Than age and time could ever destroy.
 
1970s
Alice Cooper's, "School's Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
School's out come recess
Original Lyrics:
School's out completely
Bee Gees', "How Deep Is Your Love?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You were a dork to have a son.
Original Lyrics:
You know the door to my very soul.
Donna Summer's, "On the Radio"
Misheard Lyrics:
On the Brady Bunch
Original Lyrics:
On the radio
Elton John's, "Bennie and the Jets"
Misheard Lyrics:
She got electric booze, I knew that too
Original Lyrics:
She got electric boots, a mohair suit
Genesis', "Timetable"
Misheard Lyrics:
It seems because through time and space
Though names may change each face returns the musket warm.
Original Lyrics:
It seems because through time and space
Though names may change each face retains the mask it wore.
Jimmy Buffett's, "Margaritaville"
Misheard Lyrics:
That frozen concussion that gets me head on
Original Lyrics:
That frozen concoction that helps me hang on
Kansas', "Carry On Wayward Son"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now your life's no longer on MTV
Original Lyrics:
Now your life's no longer empty
Kansas', "Point of Know Return"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hollow
Original Lyrics:
How long?
Rupert Holmes', "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you like being in the Bahamas
and
Yes, I like being in the Bahamas
and
That you like being in the Bahamas
Original Lyrics:
If you like pina coladas
and
Yes, I like pina coladas
and
That you like pina coladas
Rush's, "2112: The Temples of Syrinx"
Misheard Lyrics:
All the gifts we like
Of anything I want
Original Lyrics:
All the gifts of life
Are held within our walls.
The Cars', "Just What I Needed"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's not the curfew that you wear
It's not the lemons in your hair
Original Lyrics:
It's not the perfume that you wear
It's not the ribbons in your hair
 
1980s
Abba's, "Super Trouper"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wish you never showed us the last show
Original Lyrics:
Wishing every show was the last show
Aerosmith's, "What It Takes"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're back on the street like a thin piece of beef
Original Lyrics:
You're back on the street like you didn't miss a beat
Aretha Franklin's, "Freeway of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Drop your pants and let's go
Original Lyrics:
Drop the pedal and go, go, go
Dexy's Midnight Runners', "Come On Eileen"
Misheard Lyrics:
O'Reilly!
Original Lyrics:
Come on, Eileen!
Dexy's Midnight Runners', "Come On Eileen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Put on your dress, oh, put on your best
Original Lyrics:
You in that dress, my thoughts I confess
Diana Ross', "I'm Coming Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
Narcotics, wow
Original Lyrics:
I'M! COMING! OUT!
Don Henley's, "The Boys of Summer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Garden by your heart.
No, no.
You're not home.
But I can't see you.
Your brown skin shining in the sun.
I see you walk in a smoke.
Sunrise is on baby.
I can't tell you my love for you will still be strong.
Enjoying the boys of summer has gone.
Original Lyrics:
I'm driving by your house.
Not know you're not home.
But I can see you.
Your brown skin shining in the sun.
I see you walking real slow.
And you're smiling at everyone.
And I can tell you my love for you will still be strong.
After the boys of summer have gone.
Dream Theater's, "Status Seeker"
Misheard Lyrics:
And Demarco Murray
Original Lyrics:
At the drop of a time
Elvis Costello's, "Veronica"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well I used to know a girl that I used to know
And her name was Veronica
Original Lyrics:
Well I used to know a girl and I could've sworn
That her name was Veronica
Icehouse's, "Electric Blue"
Misheard Lyrics:
If flamboyant a chance
Original Lyrics:
If a boy had a chance
Michael Jackson's, "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm the same as I saw my mom go south
Original Lyrics:
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa
Nik Kershaw's, "The Riddle"
Misheard Lyrics:
In a dream by a riddle
There's a hole in the ground
Original Lyrics:
Near a tree by a river
There's a hole in the ground
Ozzy Osbourne's, "Crazy Train"
Misheard Lyrics:
Abraxas...Ha, ha, ha, ha
Original Lyrics:
All aboard...Ha, ha, ha, ha
Rod Stewart's, "Some Guys Have All the Luck"
Misheard Lyrics:
Some guys have all the fun
or
Some guys have all the love
Original Lyrics:
Some guys have all the luck
Sting's, "If You Love Somebody, Set Them Free"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you wanna do something, fresh-ass...
Original Lyrics:
If you wanna keep something precious...
The Cars', "Drive"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who's gonna pluck your ears when you stream?
Original Lyrics:
Who's gonna plug your ears when you scream?
The Cars', "Shake It Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't you worry bout Jean Lafitte
Original Lyrics:
Don't you worry 'bout two left feet.
X's, "House We Call a Home"
Misheard Lyrics:
G.D. mess
Original Lyrics:
dump their mess
 
1990s
Fatboy Slim's, "The Rockafeller Skank"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ra ra ra ra ra ra ra ra
Awkward swimmers, awkward swimmers
Original Lyrics:
Ra ra ra ra ra ra ra ra
Trouble shooter, trouble shooter
Gabrielle's, "Dreams"
Misheard Lyrics:
I knew I had to have you.
My holes have never been tight.
Original Lyrics:
I knew I had to have you
My hopes didn't let me down.
Gangajang's, "Sounds of Then (This is Australia)"
Misheard Lyrics:
We watch The Lion King
Original Lyrics:
We watch the lightning
INXS's, "Elegantly Wasted"
Misheard Lyrics:
American waitress
Original Lyrics:
I'm elegantly wasted
Nobuo Uematsu's, "Sephiroth"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bell's frog, big cherries
Peter Pan magic cheese
Sephiroth!
Original Lyrics:
Estuans interius
Ira vehementi
Oleta Adams', "Get Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can reach me by air or van; cross the desert like that Aaron Mann
Original Lyrics:
You can reach me by caravan, cross the desert like an Arab man
Pokemon's, "Pokérap"
Misheard Lyrics:
Senseless
Original Lyrics:
Sandslash
Skee-Lo's, "I Wish"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wish I had a girl with a d***, I would call her
Original Lyrics:
I wish I had a girl who looked good, I would call her
The Cult's, "Fire Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
vile woman, you're to blame
Original Lyrics:
fire woman, you're to blame
 
2000s
Aaron Carter's, "I Want Candy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Catch me in the morning time
Original Lyrics:
Candy in the morning time
DJ Luck and MC Neat's, "A Little Bit of Luck"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hole me in the rancid snow
Original Lyrics:
Hollerin' the rinsin' sound
Ill Nino's, "I Am Loco "
Misheard Lyrics:
And everything inside of me
Is just a porno-magazine
Original Lyrics:
And everything inside of me is just a part of my disease
Sheryl Crow's, "Soak Up the Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm gonna tell everyone two lives ain't enough.
Original Lyrics:
I'm gonna tell everyone to lighten up.
 
2010s
Camila Cabello's, "Crying in the Club"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain't no buying in the club
Original Lyrics:
Ain't no crying in the club
Kelly Clarkson's, "Catch My Breath"
Misheard Lyrics:
Turning my cheek for this secular show
Original Lyrics:
Turning my cheek for the sake of this show
Misheard Lyrics:
We need someone to wean on
Original Lyrics:
We need someone to lean on
 
country
Carrie Underwood's, "Before He Cheats"
Misheard Lyrics:
Carved my name into his legacy...
Original Lyrics:
Carved my name into his leather seat...
Mark Wills', "19-Something"
Misheard Lyrics:
Big hair and bear suit pants
Original Lyrics:
Big hair and parachute pants.

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