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1960s
Creedence Clearwater Revival's, "It Came Out of the Sky"
Misheard Lyrics:
it was the Communist Bloc
Original Lyrics:
it was a Communist plot
Electric Light Orchestra's, "Strange Magic"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stay tragic
Original Lyrics:
strange magic
Marvin Gaye's, "I Heard It Through the Grapevine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't you know, I heard it through the great time?
Original Lyrics:
Don't you know, I heard it through the grapevine?
The Rolling Stones', "Paint It Black"
Misheard Lyrics:
I see the girls whoop by dressed in their summer crows
Original Lyrics:
I see the girls walk by dressed in their summer clothes
 
1970s
Bill Withers', "Ain't No Sunshine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rain or sunshine
Original Lyrics:
Ain't no sunshine
Dusty Springfield's, "Spooky"
Misheard Lyrics:
When everything is getting kind of gloomy
Original Lyrics:
When everything is getting kind of groovy
Elton John's, "Rocket Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Burnin' like a neon flame on fire
Original Lyrics:
Burnin' his fuse up here alone.
Gary Wright's, "Dream Weaver"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dream Lever
Original Lyrics:
Dream Weaver
Gary Wright's, "Dream Weaver"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dream wiener
Original Lyrics:
Dream Weaver
Gordon Lightfoot's, "Carefree Highway"
Misheard Lyrics:
Carefree highway, let me step away on you.
Carefree highway, using paradise.
The morning after blues from my head down to my shoes.
Carefree highway, let me step away.
Step away on you.
Original Lyrics:
Carefree highway, let me slip away on you.
Carefree highway, you seen better days.
The morning after blues from my head down to my shoes.
Carefree highway, let me slip away.
Slip away on you.
Jimmy Buffett's, "Margaritaville"
Misheard Lyrics:
Strumming my sex string
Original Lyrics:
Strumming my six string
Kate Bush's, "Wuthering Heights"
Misheard Lyrics:
You have gets dark, it gets lonely.
On the other side of so good.
Original Lyrics:
Oh, it gets dark, it gets lonely.
On the other side from you.
Pink Floyd's, "Hey You"
Misheard Lyrics:
With your rear against the wall
Original Lyrics:
With your ear against the wall
Ramones', "Blitzkrieg Bop"
Misheard Lyrics:
They're forming in a straight line, they're goin' through a tae kwon, they're kindling a landmine.
Original Lyrics:
They're forming in a straight line, they're goin' through a tight wind, the kids are losing their minds.
Rupert Holmes', "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you're not a Toyota
Original Lyrics:
If you're not into yoga
Steely Dan's, "Rikki Don't Lose That Number"
Misheard Lyrics:
And by losing it, you'll feel better
When you get home
Original Lyrics:
You might use it if you feel better
When you get home.
Stevie Wonder's, "Sir Duke"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can't you feel the love?
Original Lyrics:
They can feel it all over
The Cowsills', "Love, American Style"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ensure her in the red, white and blue
Original Lyrics:
Truer than the red, white and blue
Theme Song's, "Movin' On Up (The Jefferson's Theme Song)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Took my hold out of Turin,
Just to get up that hill.
Original Lyrics:
Took a whole lotta tryin',
Just to get up that hill.
 
1980s
Baltimora's, "Tarzan Boy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jambalaya
Original Lyrics:
Jungle life
Benny Mardones', "Into the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I could cry
Original Lyrics:
If I could fly
Bon Jovi's, "You Give Love a Bad Name"
Misheard Lyrics:
You give love a band name
Original Lyrics:
You give love a bad name
Chicago's, "Hard Habit to Break"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're a hard heaven to break
Original Lyrics:
You're a hard habit to break
Commercial's, "McD.L.T."
Misheard Lyrics:
You get a hot sauce hot
You get a cool son cool
Original Lyrics:
You get a hot side hot
You get a cool side cool
Commercial's, "Milford Plaza Hotel"
Misheard Lyrics:
And in the center of the ball
Is they never closed up
Original Lyrics:
And in the center of it all
Is the Milford Plaza
Michael Jackson's, "Another Part of Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
A rather nation
Original Lyrics:
A revelation
Paul Young's, "Everytime You Go Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every time you go away you take a piece of meat with you
Original Lyrics:
Every time you go away you take a piece of me with you
Queen's, "Princes of the Universe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bored to be kings
Original Lyrics:
Born to be kings
Rush's, "Tom Sawyer"
Misheard Lyrics:
though his mind is not for rent by any god or government
Original Lyrics:
though his mind is not for rent don't put him down as arrogant
Taylor Dayne's, "Tell It to My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take me on your
Original Lyrics:
Take me I'm yours
Trio's, "Da Da Da"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lost his clothes, may do my shots, uh-huh
Original Lyrics:
Was ist los mit dir mein Schatz? Aha
 
1990s
Chumbawamba's, "Tubthumping"
Misheard Lyrics:
We'll be swimming
When we're winning
We'll be swimming
Original Lyrics:
We'll be singing
When we're winning
We'll be singing
Depeche Mode's, "I Feel You"
Misheard Lyrics:
This is the morning of Lala.
This is the dawning of Lala.
I feel you.
Original Lyrics:
This is the morning of our love.
It's just the dawning of our love.
I feel you.
Elton John's, "The One"
Misheard Lyrics:
A spirit bomb of earth and water
Original Lyrics:
A spirit born of earth and water
Enya's, "Anywhere Is"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is swept around in bulls***
Original Lyrics:
Is swept around in motion
Rod Stewart's, "Downtown Train"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I see you tonight
Original Lyrics:
Will I see you tonight
The Black Crowes', "Twice As Hard"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why says my mom
Original Lyrics:
Twice as hard
 
2000s
Calvin Harris', "Sweet Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're giving me sexy Ervin
Original Lyrics:
You’re giving me such sweet nothing
Linkin Park's, "Crawling"
Misheard Lyrics:
This is all your fault!
Original Lyrics:
Fear is how I fall.
Linkin Park's, "In the End"
Misheard Lyrics:
I had to fart to lose it all
Original Lyrics:
I had to fall to lose it all.
Mandy Moore's, "Extraordinary"
Misheard Lyrics:
Quiet and in sync
Original Lyrics:
Quiet and unseen
Mary J. Blige's, "Be Without You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Call the Brady Bunch if you just can't be without you, baby
Original Lyrics:
Call the radio if you just can't be without you, baby
RuPaul's, "Queer Duck theme song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Clear duck, he's somewhat sexual
Original Lyrics:
Queer Duck, he's homosexual
Soulja Boy's, "Crank That (Soulja Boy)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Superman ain't home
Original Lyrics:
Superman dat ho
Train's, "This Ain't Goodbye"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's sombrero story ends
Original Lyrics:
It's not where our story ends
Vanessa Carlton's, "Ordinary Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
Time will not reed
Original Lyrics:
Time will not flee
 
2010s
Ed Sheeran's, "Castle on the Hill"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm on my way driving at light speed
or
I'm on my way driving at nineteen
Original Lyrics:
I'm on my way
Driving at ninety
Harry Styles', "Sign of the Times"
Misheard Lyrics:
If we never learn, we been here before
Why are we always stuck and running from
The bullies? The bullies?
Original Lyrics:
If we never learn, we been here before
Why are we always stuck and running from
The bullets? The bullets
Hozier's, "Take Me to Church"
Misheard Lyrics:
My lover's not human Used to giggle at a funeral
Original Lyrics:
My lover's got humor She's the giggle at a funeral
Katy Perry's, "Roar"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got the eye on the diaper
Original Lyrics:
I got the eye of the tiger

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