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1970s
Bee Gees', "How Deep Is Your Love?"
Misheard Lyrics:
How deep is your glove?
Original Lyrics:
How deep is your love?
Cat Stevens', "Where Do the Children Play?"
Misheard Lyrics:
But tell me, why do the children play?
Original Lyrics:
But tell me, where do the children play?
Eagles', "Take It to the Limit"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take it to the linens one more time
Original Lyrics:
Take it to the limit one more time
Edwin Starr's, "War"
Misheard Lyrics:
What is a cure for?
Original Lyrics:
What is it good for?
Hall & Oates', "Rich Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
How did I out of Lorraine?
Original Lyrics:
High and dry out of the rain
Minnie Riperton's, "Lovin' You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Loving you, I see your soul come shining through.
And every day that we, ooh.
I'm more in loving you.
Original Lyrics:
Loving you, I see your soul come shining through.
And every day that we, ooh.
I'm more in love with you.
Queen's, "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just a poor bot.
Original Lyrics:
I'm just a poor boy.
Steve Miller Band's, "Jet Airliner"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're going down in a line up
Original Lyrics:
Big ol' jet airliner
Sugarloaf's, "Green-Eyed Lady"
Misheard Lyrics:
Meet that lady
Original Lyrics:
green-eyed lady
Yes', "Roundabout"
Misheard Lyrics:
Twenty-four before my love: Lucy, I'll be there with you!
Original Lyrics:
Twenty-four before my love you'll see
I'll be there with you
 
1980s
Dire Straits', "Money for Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yeah buddy, that's his own hair
Original Lyrics:
Yeah buddy, that's his only care
Journey's, "Faithfully"
Misheard Lyrics:
We all need the clowns to make us laugh
Original Lyrics:
We all need the clowns
To make us smile.
Journey's, "Who's Crying Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
One large piece of pie
Original Lyrics:
One love feeds the fire
Kraftwerk's, "The Robots"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yeah/that boy's modern,
Yeah/that boy's robot thinking
Original Lyrics:
Ya Tvoj Sluga, Ya Tvoj Rabotnik
Madonna's, "Like a Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just like a friend
Your boys can take me there
Original Lyrics:
Just like a prayer
Your voice can take me there
Robert Palmer's, "Addicted to Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Might as well face it, you're a dick with a mud
Original Lyrics:
Might as well face it, you're addicted to love
The Clash's, "Rock the Casbah"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fundamentally cardated!
Original Lyrics:
Fundamentally he can't take it
The Proclaimers', "I Will Walk 500 Miles"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just to be the man who walks five thousand miles to fall down at your door
Original Lyrics:
Just to be the man who walks a thousand miles to fall down at your door
 
1990s
Bell Biv DeVoe's, "Poison"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bad girl is poison
Original Lyrics:
That girl is poison
Jennifer Paige's, "Crush"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's just a little crunch
Original Lyrics:
It's just a little crush
Marilyn Manson's, "Cake and Sodomy"
Misheard Lyrics:
White trash get down on your knees
Time for cake "inside of me"
Original Lyrics:
White trash get down on your knees
Time for cake and sodomy
Nirvana's, "Lithium"
Misheard Lyrics:
Problem is
Original Lyrics:
Broken our mirrors
R.E.M.'s, "Drive"
Misheard Lyrics:
What if you walk around the cock?
Original Lyrics:
What if you rock around the clock?
R.E.M.'s, "Everybody Hurts"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you think you've had some lunch
Original Lyrics:
When you think you've had too much
R.E.M.'s, "Shiny Happy People"
Misheard Lyrics:
Meet me with the clown
Original Lyrics:
Meet me in the crowd
R.E.M.'s, "What's the Frequency, Kenneth?"
Misheard Lyrics:
"What's the Frequency, Kenneth?" is your Benadryl
Original Lyrics:
"What's the Frequency, Kenneth?" is your benzedrine
Soundgarden's, "Spoonman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come on, lock it up.
or
Come on, lock it out.
or
Come on, rock it out.
or
And the closest to the actual lyrics:
Come on, whack it off.
Original Lyrics:
Come on, while I get off
Soundgarden's, "The Day I Tried to Live"
Misheard Lyrics:
Said seize the day, pull the trigger
Drop the plate watch the rolling heads
Original Lyrics:
Said seize the day, pull the trigger
Drop the blade and watch the rolling heads
Weezer's, "The Good Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't want to be a nomad anymore.
Original Lyrics:
I don't want to be an old man anymore.
 
2000s
Beyonce's, "Single Ladies"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a cigarette
Original Lyrics:
All the single ladies
Coldplay's, "Fix You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Terry screams right in your face
Original Lyrics:
Tears stream down on your face
Commercial's, "Empire Carpet/Empire Today"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eight hundred five eight eight, two three hundred, and five! (Today!)
Original Lyrics:
Eight hundred five eight eight, two three hundred, Empire! (Today!)
Fall Out Boy's, "Sugar We're Going Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know you got context, stop getting bullied
Original Lyrics:
A loaded god complex, cock it and pull it
John Mayer's, "Say"
Misheard Lyrics:
Better put it in crustaceans
Original Lyrics:
Better put it in quotations
John Mayer's, "Your Body Is a Wonderland"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your body is wobbly
Original Lyrics:
Your body is a wonderland
Mandy Moore's, "Crush"
Misheard Lyrics:
U2, everything I wish I did
or
YouTube, everything I wish I did
Original Lyrics:
You do everything I wish I did
Metallica's, "Shoot Me Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wake the sleeping toddler, let him sleep
Original Lyrics:
Wake the sleeping dog, no, let him sleep
Shrek's, "Karaoke Dance Party"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't left the wild
So that the dancers just won't hide
You might like to hear my ogre
A saturide, saturide
Original Lyrics:
I'm gonna add some bottom
So that the dancers just won't hide
You might like to hear my organ
I said "Ride, Sally Ride"
System Of A Down's, "War?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ou est mon sac Adidas ?
Original Lyrics:
We will fight the heathens.
TV Theme Song's, "The Verdict with Judge Hatchett"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was not the first one to throw up
or
I was not the first one to throw off
Original Lyrics:
I was not the first one to throw a rock
 
2010s
Charlie Puth's, "Attention"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know that dress is caramel
Original Lyrics:
I know that dress is karma
Charlie Puth's, "Attention"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rubbing that turd along my knee
Original Lyrics:
Throwing that dirt all on my name
Charlie Puth's, "Attention"
Misheard Lyrics:
You just wanna touch it
Original Lyrics:
You just want attention
Charlie Puth's, "Attention"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've been runnin' round, runnin' round, runnin' round throwing that turtle on my name
Original Lyrics:
You've been runnin' round, runnin' round, runnin' round throwin' that dirt all on my name
Mackenzie Ziegler's, "Monsters"
Misheard Lyrics:
I won't stop fighting the mobsters
Original Lyrics:
I won't stop fighting the monsters
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars', "Uptown Funk!"
Misheard Lyrics:
Please say my name.
Original Lyrics:
Trick say my name (radio edit)
or
Bitch say my name (non edit)
Martin Tungevaag ft. Serena West's, "Wicked Wonderland"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wicked Wicked wonder lamb, it's like crossing the Rio Grande
Original Lyrics:
Wicked Wicked Wonderland, it's like crossing the Rio Grande
Sza's, "The Weekend"
Misheard Lyrics:
My man is your man, her that's her man too.
Original Lyrics:
My man is, my man is your man, HEARD that's her man too.
Twenty One Pilots', "Stressed Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wish we could turn back time, to the good dope days
Original Lyrics:
Wish we could turn back time, to the good old days
 
misc
Traditional's, "Alphabet Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now I love my ABC's
Next time, won't you stay with me?
Original Lyrics:
Now I know my ABC's
Next time, won't you sing with me?

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