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1960s
Creedence Clearwater Revival's, "Fortunate Son"
Misheard Lyrics:
And when the band plays "Hail to the Chief"
Ooh, they forge a Cadillac at you.
Original Lyrics:
And when the band plays "Hail to the Chief"
Ooh, they point the cannon at you.
Glen Campbell's, "Wichita Lineman"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know I need a small vacation.
But it don't look like train.
And if it snows that stretch down south.
But not ever stand to stand.
And I need you more than want you.
Original Lyrics:
I know I need a small vacation.
But it don't look like rain.
And if it snows that stretch down south.
Won't ever stand the strain.
And I need you more than want you.
The Doors', "L A Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
took a little dump about an hour ago
Original Lyrics:
Well I just got in to town about an hour ago
The Tokens', "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
I swing a web, I swing a web
or
I spin a web, I spin a web
Original Lyrics:
A-wimoweh, A-wimoweh
The Youngbloods', "Get Together"
Misheard Lyrics:
Snot on your brother
Original Lyrics:
Smile on your brother
Tokens', "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Orain sleeps tonight.
Original Lyrics:
The lion sleeps tonight.
 
1970s
Bread's, "Look What You've Done"
Misheard Lyrics:
There is someone you ought to meet
It's me, mister incomplete
Look, at what I've become
For it's due to the likes of you
That I'm now only half a dude
Original Lyrics:
There is someone you ought to meet
It's me, mister incomplete
Look, at what I've become
For it's due to the lack of you
That I'm now only half of two
Misheard Lyrics:
Wonder why she's doing that
Original Lyrics:
Wonder what she's doing now
Sammy Davis, Jr.'s, "Keep Your Eye On the Sparrow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't do the crying if you can't do the tying
Original Lyrics:
Don't do the crime if you can't do the time
Steely Dan's, "FM (No Static at All)"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's great for the wine
Original Lyrics:
It's grapefruit wine
Steely Dan's, "FM (No Static at All)"
Misheard Lyrics:
The girls don't seem to care what's on
As long as they play too long
Original Lyrics:
The girls don't seem to care what's on
As long as they play 'til dawn
Ten Years After's, "I'd Love To Change The World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell Iran Oppress no more.
Original Lyrics:
till there are no rich no more
The Rolling Stones', "Beast Of Burden"
Misheard Lyrics:
My back is broke, my tits are hurtin'
Original Lyrics:
My back is broad, but it's a hurtin'
 
1980s
Australian Crawl's, "Hammer Head"
Misheard Lyrics:
You been hanging with the nicest people, I hang my head
Original Lyrics:
You been hanging with the nicest people, hammer head
Debbie Gibson's, "Only in My Dreams"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lonely in the trees
Original Lyrics:
Only in my dreams
Haircut 100's, "Love Plus One"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is it to the thousand of wake I hear.
Original Lyrics:
Is it down to the lake, I fear?
Joan Jett's, "I Love Rock 'N' Roll"
Misheard Lyrics:
Put another lime in the juicebox baby
Original Lyrics:
Put another dime in the jukebox, baby.
Kenny Loggins', "Danger Zone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Heaven up your ass, listen to it howl and roar
Original Lyrics:
Revvin' up your engine, listen to her howlin' roar
Whitney Houston's, "How Will I Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's get to my eyes
Original Lyrics:
Looks into my eyes
 
1990s
Beck's, "Sex Laws"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cold cats bitch-slap you so polite
or
Coke-heads bitch-slap you so polite
Original Lyrics:
Coquettes bitch-slap you so polite
Cherry Poppin' Daddies', "Zoot Suit Riot"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't shoot Brian
Original Lyrics:
Zoot Suit Riot
Crash Test Dummies', "How Does a Duck Know?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everything seems bland now
Everything seems nicely bland now
Original Lyrics:
Everything seems planned out
Everything seems nicely planned out
Crash Test Dummies', "I Think I'll Disappear Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
I think God is a beer now
Original Lyrics:
I think I'll disappear now
Culture Beat's, "Crying in the Rain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stop that crying in Lorraine, now
No more crying in Lorraine
Original Lyrics:
Stop that crying in the rain, now
No more crying in the rain
Dave Matthews Band's, "Crash into Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, when you come crash into me.
And I comment to you.
or
Oh, when you come crash into me.
And I command to you.
Original Lyrics:
You come crash into me.
And I come into you.
Eiffel 65's, "I'm Blue (Da Ba Dee)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a yeen, I'm a guy, I'm a yeena da-die
Original Lyrics:
Da ba dee, da bee dee ba di da die
Eiffel 65's, "I'm Blue (Da Bee Dee)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a knee, I'm a nine. I'm an Ena to-die
Original Lyrics:
Da ba dee, da ba die, da ba dee ba da die
Enigma's, "Return to Innocence"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't return to anti-sense
Original Lyrics:
The return to innocence
Gary Lewis and the Playboys', "This Diamond Ring"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kids diapering doesn't shy for me anymore
Original Lyrics:
This diamond ring doesn't shine for me anymore
Go West's, "King of Wishful Thinking"
Misheard Lyrics:
cos you have a hole in my heart and now I've gone and pooed myself
Original Lyrics:
Because you have made a hole in my heart and I've got to fool myself
Lenny Kravitz's, "Rock and Roll Is Dead"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rock and Roll Easter
Original Lyrics:
Rock and roll is dead
Michael Jackson's, "Man In The Mirror"
Misheard Lyrics:
And no message could ever bend any giver.
Original Lyrics:
And no message could have been any clearer.
Michael Jackson's, "Stranger in Moscow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sonic PC far away
Original Lyrics:
Sunny days seem far away
Nightcrawlers', "Push the Feeling On"
Misheard Lyrics:
I like Kentucky
I like a bowl of stew
Original Lyrics:
Their lives again
Their Li, to pull us through
Smashing Pumpkins', "Tonight, Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the end is never fake, in the city by the lake
Original Lyrics:
And the embers never fade, in your city by the lake.
Smashing Pumpkins', "Tonight, Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
That life can change beyond our star can rain
Original Lyrics:
That life can change, that you're not stuck in vain.
 
2000s
Beck's, "Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
My sonic girl
Original Lyrics:
My sun-eyed girl
DMX's, "X Gonna Give It to Ya"
Misheard Lyrics:
First we're gonna f**k, then we're gonna roll
Original Lyrics:
First we're gonna rock, then we're gonna roll
Justin Timberlake's, "Sexy Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come to the bank
Original Lyrics:
Come to the back
Kanye West's, "Gold Digger"
Misheard Lyrics:
But she ain't messin' with the rope, lope
Original Lyrics:
But she ain't messing with no broke bloke
Macy Gray's, "I Try"
Misheard Lyrics:
My waters broke when you were not here
Original Lyrics:
My world crumbles when you are not near
T-Pain ft. Akon's, "Buy U a Drank"
Misheard Lyrics:
What u think bout that find me in the gay Cadillac
Original Lyrics:
What u think about that find me in they grey Cadillac
 
2010s
Camila Cabello's, "Crying in the Club"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ha-hoo-ha-hoo-ha
Original Lyrics:
I won't, I won't, I
Coldplay's, "Something Just Like This"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want something to stop this
Original Lyrics:
I want something just like this
Daft Punk's, "Get Lucky"
Misheard Lyrics:
Up on Mexican lucky
Original Lyrics:
Up all night to get lucky
Katy Perry's, "Unconditionally"
Misheard Lyrics:
Unconditional, unconditionally.
I will love you unconditionally.
And there is no feeling.
Let go and just be free.
'Cause I will love you unconditionally.
I will love you.
Original Lyrics:
Unconditional, unconditionally.
I will love you unconditionally.
And there is no fear now.
Let go and just be free.
'Cause I will love you unconditionally.
I will love you.
Lady Gaga's, "Judas"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just a haunted fool, oh baby it's so cruel
Original Lyrics:
I'm just a holy fool, oh baby he's so cruel.
Lady Gaga's, "Teeth"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a bite of my bad girl mint
Original Lyrics:
Take a bite of my bad girl meat
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars', "Uptown Funk!"
Misheard Lyrics:
Uptown, f*** you up.
Original Lyrics:
Uptown funk you up.
Tori Amos', "Cloud Riders"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ice cream, left the tray out. Singe it.
Original Lyrics:
I scream, rev the triumph's engine.

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