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1950s
Fess Parker's, "Ballad Of Davy Crockett"
Misheard Lyrics:
Killed by a bomb when he was only three
Original Lyrics:
Kilt him a be'ar when he was only three
 
1960s
Donovan's, "Happiness Runs"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why do I lean on?
Original Lyrics:
Why? Because...
Donovan's, "Hurdy Gurdy Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Howdy Doody, Doody, Doody, Doody
Original Lyrics:
Hurdy Gurdy, Gurdy, Gurdy, Gurdy
 
1970s
Alicia Bridges', "I Love the Nightlife"
Misheard Lyrics:
Act Shawn
Original Lyrics:
Action
Bee Gees', "How Deep Is Your Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're my savior when I bawl
Original Lyrics:
You're my savior when I fall
Bee Gees', "Jive Talkin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's just your trash talkin'
Original Lyrics:
It's just your jive talkin'
Deep Purple's, "Smoke on the Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
To make records with a mobile
Original Lyrics:
To make records with the Motown
Fleetwood Mac's, "Go Your Own Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can call it Anna of the day.
You can go your own way, don't go away!
Tell me why, everything was turning around.
Packing up, shacking up's all you wanna do.
If I could, baby I'd give you my would.
Open up, everything's waiting for you.
Original Lyrics:
You can call it another lonely day.
You can go your own way, go your own way.
Tell me why, everything turned around.
Packing up, shacking up's all you wanna do.
If I could, baby I'd give you my world.
Open up, everything's waiting for you.
Howard Jones', "What is Love?"
Misheard Lyrics:
What is love in a way?
Original Lyrics:
What is love anyway?
John Sebastian's, "Welcome Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
We'll come back, we'll come back, we'll come back
Original Lyrics:
Welcome back, welcome back, welcome back
Robert John's, "Sad Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Said ice
Original Lyrics:
Sad eyes
Robert John's, "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
I win, I win, I win, I win
Original Lyrics:
A wimoweh, a wimoweh
Rod Stewart's, "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shouldn't
Original Lyrics:
Sugar
Television's, "Marquee Moon"
Misheard Lyrics:
A smoke to a man down at the tracks.
And I asked him how he don't go mad.
He said looking to you.
Original Lyrics:
I spoke to a man down at the tracks.
And I asked him how he don't go mad.
He said look here junior.
 
1980s
Billy Joel's, "We Didn't Start the Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lawrence of Arabia, fetish Beatlemania
Original Lyrics:
Lawrence of Arabia, British Beatlemania
Depeche Mode's, "Personal Jesus"
Misheard Lyrics:
Someone took the weed off the grass, someone who's there
Original Lyrics:
Someone to hear your prayers
Someone who cares
Eiffel 65's, "I'm Blue"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a yeen, I'm a die, I'm hyena to die
Original Lyrics:
Da ba dee, da ba die, da ba dee ba da die
George Benson's, "Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You"
Misheard Lyrics:
You don't have to change the thing.
I love you, Jazz is the way you are.
So come with me and share the view.
I'll help you see forever too.
Hold me now, torch me now.
I don't want to live without you.
Nothing do not change my love for you.
Original Lyrics:
You don't have to change a thing.
I love you just the way you are.
So come with me and share the view.
I'll help you see forever too.
Hold me now, touch me now.
I don't want to live without you.
Nothing's gonna change my love for you.
Greg Kihn Band's, "The Breakup Song (They Don't Write 'em)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dead on arrival like that anymore
Original Lyrics:
They don't write 'em like that anymore
Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam's, "Lost in Emotion"
Misheard Lyrics:
Locked into motion
Original Lyrics:
Lost in emotion
Mike Oldfield's, "Pictures in the Dark"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pictures in the dark, I see all around
Voices calling on the ground
And I'm watching the stars since half past one
Original Lyrics:
Pictures in the dark, I see all around.
Voices calling underground
And I'm watching the stars since the World was found.
Mike Oldfield's, "Pictures in the Dark"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pictures in the dark, I see
More chaos comes to me
Pictures in the dark, I see
All other sexyfree
Original Lyrics:
Pictures in the dark, I see
Morpheus comes to me
Pictures in the dark, I see
Aurora sets you free
Pantera's, "Walk"
Misheard Lyrics:
Freeze! Spit! Walk!
Original Lyrics:
Re!....spect!....Walk!
Pat Benatar's, "Hit Me with Your Best Shot"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gimme your best shot
Far and away
Original Lyrics:
Hit me with your best shot
Fire away
Prince's, "1999"
Misheard Lyrics:
Forgive me if it goes too straight
Original Lyrics:
Forgive me if it goes astray
Starship's, "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nancy says "We're crazy!"
Original Lyrics:
Let 'em say we're crazy
Stevie Nicks', "Edge of Seventeen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just like the one winged dove
Original Lyrics:
Just like the white winged dove
The Go-Go's', "Our Lips Are Sealed"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the Dallas Dance people play
Original Lyrics:
In the jealous games people play
Toto's, "Africa"
Misheard Lyrics:
God bless the rains down in Africa.
Original Lyrics:
I bless the rains down in Africa.
Ultravox's, "Sleepwalk"
Misheard Lyrics:
Helplessly breaking, exchanging my faces
Listen, we had to collide!
Original Lyrics:
Helplessly breaking, exchanging my faces
Destined, we had to collide
 
1990s
Deep Blue Something's, "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
Misheard Lyrics:
You say the world has gone between us
Original Lyrics:
You say the world has come between us
Depeche Mode's, "Personal Jesus"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bottom of the liver, you know I'm a forgiver.
Original Lyrics:
I will deliver, you know I'm a forgiver.
Depeche Mode's, "Personal Jesus"
Misheard Lyrics:
Flesh and bone, but it's elephant
Original Lyrics:
Flesh and bone by the telephone
Metallica's, "Enter Sandman"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a pizza under your bed
Original Lyrics:
It's just the beasts under your bed
Notorious B.I.G.'s, "Big Poppa"
Misheard Lyrics:
I love it when you call me David hockey puck.
Original Lyrics:
I love it when you call me Big Papa.
Rage Against The Machine's, "Renegades of Funk"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're the redneck kings of f***
Original Lyrics:
We're the renegades of funk.
 
2000s
Destiny's Child's, "Bootylicious"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't think you're ready for this journey
Original Lyrics:
I don't think you're ready for this jelly
Fall Out Boy's, "This Ain't a Scene It's an Arms Race"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a little man! And I'm so evil! Also into cats! Also into cats!!!
Original Lyrics:
I'm a leading man, and the lies I weave are oh so intricate, oh so intricate!
Good Charlotte's, "Dance Floor Anthem"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't wanna be alone.
I don't wanna be alone.
Original Lyrics:
I don't wanna be in love.
I don't wanna be in love.
Los Lobos', "Handy Manny Theme Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Twist and turn, make it time
Original Lyrics:
Twist and turn, make it tight
Sarah Brightman's, "Deliver Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Delivery
Original Lyrics:
Deliver me
 
2010s
Ed Sheeran's, "Shape of You"
Misheard Lyrics:
We push n pull like a magnab too
Original Lyrics:
We push and pull like a magnet do
Florence and the Machine's, "Shake It Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
And it's hard to dance with a devil on your pants
So shake him off!
Original Lyrics:
And it's hard to dance with a devil on your back
So shake him off!
Justin Bieber's, "Love Yourself"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I've been so caught up in my junk
Original Lyrics:
And I've been so caught up in my job
Meghan Trainor's, "Lips are Moving"
Misheard Lyrics:
I gave you base, you gave me sweep talk
Original Lyrics:
I gave you base, you gave me sweet talk
Meghan Trainor's, "Lips are Moving"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can bow me down my lyrics, and deny-ny-ny-ny-ny
Original Lyrics:
You can buy me diamond earrings, and deny-ny-ny-ny-ny
The Saturdays', "Disco Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Whatcha say, Mr. Get-It-On?
Original Lyrics:
Whatcha say, Mr. Got-It-All?
Voltaire's, "The Dirtiest Song That Ain't"
Misheard Lyrics:
so long ma'am
Original Lyrics:
sir and ma'am
 
christian
Kathie Hill's, "The Voice of God"
Misheard Lyrics:
In his beauty underwear
When you're resting in your chair
Original Lyrics:
In his beauty everywhere
When you're resting in his care
 
country
Shania Twain's, "You Win My Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
You make deodorant
Original Lyrics:
You make my motor run

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