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1960s
Misheard Lyrics:
Wake up in the morning, workin' and breast fed.
Soldered every mouse and beef head.
Original Lyrics:
Get up in the morning, slaving for bread, Sir.
So that every mouth can be fed.
Gentrys', "Keep On Dancing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Keep on dancin' at a drag strip
Original Lyrics:
Keep on dancin' and a-prancin'.
Roy Orbison's, "Only the Lonely"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tony Baloney knows the way I feel tonight,
Original Lyrics:
Only the lonely know the way I feel tonight,
The McCoys', "Hang On Sloopy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hang on Snoopy, Snoopy hang on.
Original Lyrics:
Hang on Sloopy, Sloopy hang on.
The Moody Blues', "Nights in White Satin"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just like the truth is.
I can't say any more.
'Cause I love you.
Yes, I love you.
Oh, I love you.
Original Lyrics:
Just what the truth is.
I can't say any more.
'Cause I love you.
Yes, I love you.
Oh, how I love you.
 
1970s
Bill Withers', "Ain't No Sunshine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rain no sunshine
Original Lyrics:
Ain't no sunshine
Bob Marley And The Wailers', "Three Little Birds"
Misheard Lyrics:
Three little birds, please buy my toaster
Original Lyrics:
Three little birds, pitched by my doorstep.
Doobie Brothers', "Minute by Minute"
Misheard Lyrics:
Beat my meat, my meat my meat
Original Lyrics:
Minute by minute, by minute, by minute
Johnny Nash's, "I Can See Clearly Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can see all hospitals on my way
Original Lyrics:
I can see all obstacles in my way
Rupert Holmes', "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you're not into Yoda
Original Lyrics:
If you're not into yoga
Simon and Garfunkel's, "Hazy Shade of Winter"
Misheard Lyrics:
At an inconvenient time
Original Lyrics:
At any convenient time
Steve Miller Band's, "Big Ol' Jet Airliner"
Misheard Lyrics:
Big old Jed had a light out
Original Lyrics:
Big ol' jet airliner...
The Ides of March's, "Vehicle"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm your miracle baby
Original Lyrics:
I'm your vehicle, baby
The Miracles', "Love Machine"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll hug and kiss and faint
Original Lyrics:
A hugging, kissing fiend
 
1980s
Chicago's, "Hard Habit To Break"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a dickhead to you, baby.
Original Lyrics:
I'm addicted to you, baby.
J. Geils Band's, "Centerfold"
Misheard Lyrics:
My angel is a Seminole
or
My angel is a cinna roll
Original Lyrics:
My angel is the centerfold
John Mellencamp's, "Pink Houses"
Misheard Lyrics:
I remember when you could start with flour
Original Lyrics:
And he looks at her and says: hey darling I can remember when you could stop a clock.
Men Without Hats', "Safety Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you can act real rude and totally remove
And I can act like I'm in Brazil
Original Lyrics:
And you can act real rude and totally remove
And I can act like an imbecile
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby gluteus
You know I'm crying.
Original Lyrics:
Baby through the years
You know I'm crying.
R.E.M.'s, "It's The End Of The World As We Know It"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's the end of the world as with Noah
Original Lyrics:
It's the end of the world as we know it
Soft Cell's, "Tainted Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tate's in love
Original Lyrics:
Tainted love
The Smiths', "Nowhere Fast"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am an anarchist of slender means
Original Lyrics:
I am a man of means (of slender means)
 
1990s
Culture Beat's, "Mr. Vain"
Misheard Lyrics:
I missed Lorraine
Original Lyrics:
I'm Mr. Vain
Elton John's, "Candle in the Wind 1997"
Misheard Lyrics:
Goodbye Ingrid Bergman
Original Lyrics:
Goodbye England's Rose
Radiohead's, "Bones"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well you've got to feel like Elliot Burns.
Original Lyrics:
When you've got to feel it in your bones.
Third Eye Blind's, "Semi-Charmed Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
She lives for self mutilation
Wrong motivation
Original Lyrics:
She says she lives for me, ovation
Her own motivation.
 
2000s
Dante Thomas & Pras Michél's, "Miss California"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got freedom fries up in here
Original Lyrics:
We got Pretty Pras up in here
Enya's, "Pax Deorum"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't be gay, LBJ, Sacramento day-old mayo Better leave the... Jean Nate
Original Lyrics:
Domineoveniteosacramentum(discesm)eodeo Athairarneamhdialinn
Kelly Clarkson's, "Because of You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I find it hard to trust not only me, I really want my Ralphie
Original Lyrics:
I find it hard to trust not only me, but everyone around me
Kelly Clarkson's, "Because of You"
Misheard Lyrics:
You'll never fall of anyone else
You just saw your thing
And never cry in the middle of the night
For that same dang thing
Original Lyrics:
You never thought of anyone else
You just saw your pain
And now I cry in the middle of the night
For the same damn thing
Madonna's, "Hung Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Damn good spud, so sorry
Original Lyrics:
Time goes by so slowly.
Madonna's, "Hung Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ten good spuds, zoom-zoomy.
Original Lyrics:
Time goes by so slowly.
Veruca Salt's, "Seether"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can't fight the seamer
Original Lyrics:
Can't fight the seether
Veruca Salt's, "Seether"
Misheard Lyrics:
I try to wham her into the ground
Original Lyrics:
I try to ram her into the ground
Veruca Salt's, "Seether"
Misheard Lyrics:
Seeder is...neither...loose nor tight
Original Lyrics:
Seether is...neither...loose nor tight
 
2010s
Amelia Lily's, "You Bring me Joy"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’m done with all the pay, I’m done with all the lapping
Original Lyrics:
I’m done with all the pain, I’m done with all the happenings
Charlie Puth's, "Marvin Gay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Marvin's gay oh come on!
Original Lyrics:
Marvin Gay gate it on
Ed Sheeran's, "Shape of You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Drinking Faust and we took slow
Original Lyrics:
Drinking fast and we talk slow
Gotye's, "Somebody That I Used to Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
I guess that I don't need that dolt
Original Lyrics:
I guess that I don't need that, though
Little Mix's, "Secret Love Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't wanna hide a soufflé
Original Lyrics:
I don't wanna hide us away
Niall Horan's, "Slow Hands"
Misheard Lyrics:
So handsome
Original Lyrics:
Slow hands
PSY's, "Gangnam Style"
Misheard Lyrics:
Open condom style
Original Lyrics:
Oppa-gangnam style
Panic! At the Disco's, "Crazy=Genius"
Misheard Lyrics:
Crazy Evil Genius
Original Lyrics:
Crazy '=' Genius
Selena Gomez's, "Bad Liar"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mama, mama.
Oh, trying up, trying up, trying up, trying up, try.
Oh, trying up, trying up, trying up, trying up, try.
Not to feeling for you.
Mama, mama.
Not to feeling for you.
Original Lyrics:
No, no, no, no.
Oh, I'm trying, I'm trying, I'm trying, I'm trying, I'm trying.
Oh, trying, I'm trying, I'm trying, I'm trying, I'm trying.
Not to give in to you.
No, no, no, no.
Not to give in to you.
Selena Gomez's, "Hands to Myself"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause all of the guys in the adverts keep making love to each other
Original Lyrics:
'Cause all of the downs and the uppers keep making love to each other
Selena Gomez's, "Hands to Myself"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you should always f**k hard
Original Lyrics:
And you should know if I could
Selena Gomez's, "Hands to Myself"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your metaphorical jelly juice
Original Lyrics:
Your metaphorical gin and juice
The National's, "Don't Swallow The Cap"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't swallow the cat
Original Lyrics:
Don't swallow the cap
 
country
Brad Paisley's, "Alcohol"
Misheard Lyrics:
And since the day I left Milwaukee, Pittsburgh and Bordeaux, France
Original Lyrics:
And since the day I left Milwaukee, Lynchburg and Bordeaux, France
 
misc
Commercial's, "Rice-A-Roni"
Misheard Lyrics:
Have you tried the new Rice-a-Roni Rice Peel-Off
Rice Peel-Off? It's Urban Butter
Original Lyrics:
Have you tried the new Rice-a-Roni Rice Pilaf
Rice Pilaf? It's Herb 'n' Butter

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