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1960s
R.B. Greaves', "Take a Letter Maria"
Misheard Lyrics:
So take a letter Maria
I'll dress her for my life
Original Lyrics:
So take a letter Maria
Address it to my wife
Rare Earth's, "Get Ready"
Misheard Lyrics:
You follow my heart and seek with love, let me remind you.
You are alright.
Loving you for a miles, and the time it takes to find you.
Original Lyrics:
You wanna play hide and seek with love, let me remind you.
You're alright.
Loving you're gonna miss, and the time it takes to find you.
The Beach Boys', "Help Me Rhonda"
Misheard Lyrics:
Healthy Rhonda, Health-Healthy Rhonda
Original Lyrics:
Help me, Rhonda. Help, help me, Rhonda.
 
1970s
Blondie's, "Heart of Glass"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're a cheesy honey dipper
Original Lyrics:
You tease me like you do
Grand Funk Railroad's, "We're an American Band"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're in America, man!
Original Lyrics:
We're an American Band
Paul Simon's, "Slip Slidin' Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
The nearer you get to Wegmans
The more you're slip slidin' away
Original Lyrics:
The nearer your destination
The more you're slip slidin' away
Pink Floyd's, "Young Lust"
Misheard Lyrics:
I need a dead end woman
Original Lyrics:
I need a dirty woman.
Supertramp's, "Breakfast in America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't you look at my girlfriend
Original Lyrics:
Take a look at my girlfriend, she's the only one I got.
Supertramp's, "Breakfast in America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a gambol cross the water
Original Lyrics:
Take a jumbo across the water
Supertramp's, "Give A Little Bit"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take his hand you'll be sufficed
Original Lyrics:
Take his hand you'll be surprised
The Four Seasons', "December, 1963 (Oh What a Night)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh I got a funny feeling when she roamed
In the room late at night
As I recall it ended my curfew
Original Lyrics:
Oh I got a funny feeling when she walked
In the room and my
As I recall it ended much too soon
The Ritchie Family's, "Life Is Music"
Misheard Lyrics:
Laugh his music
Original Lyrics:
Life is music
The Tee Set's, "Ma Belle Amie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey dummy
Original Lyrics:
Ma Belle Amie
The Trammps', "Hooked for Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a black cold ginger ale
Original Lyrics:
Like a black coat in your well
Yvonne Elliman's, "If I Can't Have You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Two dreams that never will come true
Original Lyrics:
To dreams that never will come true
Yvonne Elliman's, "Love Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mommy, just a little bit longer
Original Lyrics:
Love me just a little bit longer
 
1980s
AC/DC's, "Dirty Deeds (Done Dirt Cheap)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dirty jeans, and they're thunder cheap.
Original Lyrics:
Dirty deeds and they're done dirt cheap.
Christopher Cross', "Never Be the Same"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pizza
Will never be the same without you here.
Olive Oil
Extra Virgin if you please.
Original Lyrics:
And I will never be the same without you here.
I'll live alone and hide myself behind my tears
Devo's, "Whip It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like two detectives, it's not too late.
Original Lyrics:
Try to detect it, it's not too late
Enya's, "Cursum Perficio"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cuts and wounds, a perfect sequel
Original Lyrics:
Cursum perficio
Lords of the New Church's, "Russian Roulette"
Misheard Lyrics:
I feel love and I feel groovy
Original Lyrics:
I feel up and I feel groovy
Morrissey's, "Everyday Is Like Sunday"
Misheard Lyrics:
Trudging slowly over website
Back to the m**ge where your clothes were stolen
Original Lyrics:
Trudging slowly over wet sand
Back to the bench where your clothes were stolen
Ozzy Osbourne's, "Flying High Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lions, Tigers, Bears
Original Lyrics:
Flying high again
Queen and David Bowie's, "Under Pressure"
Misheard Lyrics:
On depression
Original Lyrics:
Under pressure
R.E.M.'s, "Stand"
Misheard Lyrics:
Carry a combust to help you long
Original Lyrics:
Carry a compass to help you along
R.E.M.'s, "The One I Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
A simple frost to occupy nighttime
Original Lyrics:
A simple prop to occupy my time
Sheriff's, "When I'm with You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maybe it's the way you touch me.
With the warmth of the sun.
Maybe it's the way you smile is for commander.
Babe, lost in love is what I feel.
When I'm with you.
Baby, oh I need you when I'm with you.
Baby, my world stands still when I'm with you.
Original Lyrics:
Maybe it's the way you touch me.
With the warmth of the sun.
Maybe it's the way you smile, I come all undone.
Babe, lost in love is what I feel.
When I'm with you.
Baby, oh I get chills when I'm with you.
Baby, my world stands still when I'm with you.
The Clash's, "Rock The Casbah"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rock the bath salts! Rock the bath salts!
Original Lyrics:
Rock the casbah! Rock the casbah!
The Smiths', "How Soon Is Now?"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am the sultan of
nothing in particular
Original Lyrics:
I am the son and the heir,
of nothing in particular
The Who's, "Athena"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's just a girl, she's a whore!
Original Lyrics:
She's just a girl, she's a bomb.
Weird Al Yankovic's, "Eat It"
Misheard Lyrics:
How cone you're always such a fussy young flan,
Don't want no Captain Kush, don't want no Raisa Biran,
Well, don't you know that other kids are restarting in Jag Pan.
So decieit it, just decieit it
Original Lyrics:
How come you're always such a fussy young man,
Don't want no Captain Crunch, don't want no Raisin Bran,
Well, don't you know that other kids are starving in Japan.
So eat it, just eat it.
 
1990s
Beck's, "Loser"
Misheard Lyrics:
Soy beans in pantyhose
Original Lyrics:
Soy un perdedor
Metallica's, "Enter Sandman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eggs in line
And tonight, take my hand, and golf to get another hand.
Original Lyrics:
Exit light! Enter night!
Take my hand.
We're off to Never Never Land!
Nirvana's, "Sliver"
Misheard Lyrics:
Granny didn't know
Original Lyrics:
Grandma, take me home!
Pearl Jam's, "Dissident"
Misheard Lyrics:
A distant death is here.
Original Lyrics:
A dissident is here.
Refreshments', "Banditos"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got the pesto, so I'll keep the pesos.
Original Lyrics:
I've got the pistol, so I'll keep the pesos.
Sharon, Lois and Bram's, "Elephant Show theme"
Misheard Lyrics:
A pond, a spider's web Monday
Original Lyrics:
Upon a spider's web one day
Sharon, Lois and Bram's, "Skinnamarink TV theme"
Misheard Lyrics:
With Copycat and Ellen, we're complete
Original Lyrics:
With Copycat and Ella, we're complete
Stone Temple Pilots', "Big Bang Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
So tell me David Bowie
There's a hole in your head
Original Lyrics:
So turn it up and burn it
There's a hole in your head
Tina Turner's, "Missing You"
Misheard Lyrics:
No dinner! What did my friends say?
Original Lyrics:
No matter what my friends say
Vanilla Ice's, "Ice Ice Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
Start, collaborate and glisten
Original Lyrics:
Stop, collaborate and listen
Weird Al Yankovic's, "The Saga Begins"
Misheard Lyrics:
How his Billy Corgans were off the scale.
Original Lyrics:
How his midi-chlorians were off the scale.
 
2000s
Beck's, "Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Masonic girl
Original Lyrics:
My sun-eyed girl
Coldplay's, "In My Place"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tired and under repair
Original Lyrics:
Tired and under prepared
Hoobastank's, "Running Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
And leave your own life collecting dots
Original Lyrics:
And leave your own life collecting dust
Sean Paul's, "Get Busy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shake that d*** miss gulla galla
Original Lyrics:
Shake that thing, Miss Kana-Kana.
System of a Down's, "B.Y.O.B."
Misheard Lyrics:
And we all live in fascination!
Original Lyrics:
And we don't live in a fascist nation!
 
2010s
Imagine Dragons', "Radioactive"
Misheard Lyrics:
I need a wok too, I need a wok too
Original Lyrics:
Radioactive, radioactive
Rihanna 's, "Wild Thoughts "
Misheard Lyrics:
White girl wasted on a brown n***er
Original Lyrics:
White girl wasted on brown liquor
Rihanna's, "Wild Thoughts "
Misheard Lyrics:
I get wasted underground, n***er
Original Lyrics:
White girl wasted on brown liquor

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