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1960s
Peter and Gordon's, "Lady Godiva"
Misheard Lyrics:
Peter X, the difficult X
Original Lyrics:
He directs certificate "X"
Theme Song's, "Top Cat"
Misheard Lyrics:
Law abiding it's whitikatee.
Original Lyrics:
Providing it's with dignity.
 
1970s
Al Stewart's, "Year of the Cat"
Misheard Lyrics:
You go strolling through the crowd like a pizza roll
Original Lyrics:
You go strolling through the crowd like Peter Lorre
David Bowie's, "Young Americans"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain't there a woman like a sock on the jaw?
Original Lyrics:
Ain't there a woman I can sock in the jaw?
Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes', "If You Don't Know Me by Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you don't love me by that
Original Lyrics:
If you don't know me by now
Neil Young's, "Tell Me Why"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell me lies later, compensate me
Original Lyrics:
Tell me lies later, come and see me
The Stranglers', "Peaches"
Misheard Lyrics:
Walking on the beaches
Looking at the features
Original Lyrics:
Walking on the beaches
Looking at the peaches
 
1980s
Animotion's, "I Engineer"
Misheard Lyrics:
You see I engineer this game
Original Lyrics:
You see I engineer this gain
Billy Joel's, "We Didn't Start the Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rambo, The King and I, and the cashier on the right
Original Lyrics:
Brando, The King and I, and The Catcher in the Rye
Billy Joel's, "You're Only Human (Second Wind)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sooner or later, you'll feel that Molotov kick in
Original Lyrics:
Sooner or later, you'll feel that momentum kick in
Dragon's, "Rain"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a happiness thing.
And it's happiness to you.
Original Lyrics:
It's a happening thing.
And it's happening to you.
Enya's, "Orinoco Flow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Move down, move down
Move down, move down
Original Lyrics:
Da da, da da
Foreigner's, "Juke Box Hero"
Misheard Lyrics:
Heard the roar of the crown
Original Lyrics:
Heard the roar of the crowd
Hawkwind's, "Ghost Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nixon set us free.
Original Lyrics:
Dead sun, set us free.
INXS's, "Kiss the Dirt (Falling Down the Mountain)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Some tide's like wooden huts
Original Lyrics:
Sometimes it wouldn't hurt.
Max Werner's, "Rain in May"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rain, rain, rain
Original Lyrics:
Rain in May
Michael Jackson's, "Man in the Mirror"
Misheard Lyrics:
My baby went to court
Original Lyrics:
My favourite winter coat
Michael Jackson's, "Smooth Criminal"
Misheard Lyrics:
Misheard (Line 1): So she went into the depot, she likes sushi, she's enabled. Misheard (Line 2): Annie, are you walking? Misheard (Line 3): Were you devis that you're okay? Misheard (Line 4): Sounding heartbeats, and temptations.
Original Lyrics:
Line 1: She ran underneath the table, he could see she was unable. Line 2: Annie, are you okay? Line 3: Will you tell us that you're okay? Line 4: Sounding heartbeats, intimidations.
Paula Abdul's, "Cold Hearted"
Misheard Lyrics:
All the world just can't be slow
He's been trick-or-treating
Original Lyrics:
All the world's a candy store
He's been trick-or-treating
Pink Floyd's, "Learning to Fly"
Misheard Lyrics:
My sole intention is learning to fly
Original Lyrics:
A soul in tension that's learning to fly
Prince's, "Little Red Corvette"
Misheard Lyrics:
Real men commit
Original Lyrics:
Little red corvette
Tears for Fears', "Shout"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shout, shout, ready or not!
These are the things I can do without.
Come on, I'm talking to you.
or
Shop, shop, ready or not!
These are the things I can do without.
Come on, I'm talking to you.
Original Lyrics:
Shout, shout, let it all out.
These are the things I can do without.
Come on, I'm talking to you.
The B-52's', "Roam"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take it hip to hip, rocking through the world with that ass!
Original Lyrics:
Take it hip to hip rocking through the wilderness
Toto's, "Africa"
Misheard Lyrics:
I miss the rains down in Africa
Original Lyrics:
I bless the rains down in Africa
 
1990s
10,000 Maniacs', "Candy Everybody Wants"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm lost and hate is the candy
Original Lyrics:
If lust and hate is the candy
Enigma's, "Return to Innocence"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't beat the crowd to be strong
Original Lyrics:
Don't be proud to be strong
Helmet's, "I Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
The Whip it is!
Original Lyrics:
The waif is thin!
Nirvana's, "In Bloom"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's the one that offered his son
Original Lyrics:
He's the one that likes all our pretty songs
Nirvana's, "In Bloom"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here's some truth
Turn the red to blue
Original Lyrics:
Bruise some fruit
Tender age in bloom
Offspring's, "Come Out And Play (Keep 'Em Separated)"
Misheard Lyrics:
You run your own chain, you know we do it all the time
Heyyyy, we're not ok
Original Lyrics:
If they're under 18 they won't be doing any time
Heyeyeyey, come out and play
REM's, "The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don’t eat your Baker
Original Lyrics:
Call me when you try to wake her up
Saint Etienne's, "He's on the Phone"
Misheard Lyrics:
She went to Mexico
She did anyway
Original Lyrics:
She never meant to call
She did anyway
The Seatbelts', "Green Bird"
Misheard Lyrics:
Satan selling souls
Original Lyrics:
saing saing sa
 
2000s
DMX's, "Party Up (Up In Here)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jago make me lose my mind, up in here up in here
Original Lyrics:
Y'all gonna make me lose my mind.
Up in here, up in here.
Job For A Cowboy's, "Entombment of a Machine"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are tumors on the milkshake.
Original Lyrics:
Entombment of a machine.
Job For A Cowboy's, "Suspended by the Throat"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lick the c*ck and suck the martyred blood.
Original Lyrics:
Let the carcass of the martyr burn.
 
2010s
Charlie Puth's, "Attention"
Misheard Lyrics:
I just wanna touch you
Original Lyrics:
You just want attention
Charlie Puth's, "Attention"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've been runnin' round, runnin' round, runnin' round throwin' that turtle on my neck
Original Lyrics:
You've been runnin' round, runnin' round, runnin' round throwin' that dirt all on my name
Danny Brown's, "RadioSong"
Misheard Lyrics:
So they say you need a hit, I jerked off the single
Original Lyrics:
So they say you need a hit, a chart-topping single.
Janet Jackson's, "Unbreakable"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ever since we got molested
Original Lyrics:
Ever sacred, ever lasting
Kaleo's, "Way Down We Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cause they will run you down, dancing frog
Original Lyrics:
Cause they will run you down, down til the dark
Sheppard's, "Geronimo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Miles away
Original Lyrics:
Bombs away
The Killers', "The Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're looking in the mirror
Original Lyrics:
You're looking at the man
The Lumineers', "Ho Hey"
Misheard Lyrics:
I believe in you.
You believe in me.
In my sweet home.
I believe in you.
Original Lyrics:
I belong with you.
You belong with me.
You're my sweetheart.
I belong with you.
 
christian
James Moore, Jr.'s, "Taste and See"
Misheard Lyrics:
I will bless the Lord at all times.
His praise shall always be on my list.
Original Lyrics:
I will bless the Lord at all times.
His praise shall always be on my lips.
 
country
Brandi Carlile's, "Josephine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kiss my ass when I sleep.
Original Lyrics:
Kiss my eyes when I sleep.
Garth Brooks', "To Make You Feel My Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stores are ranging down a rolling sea
Original Lyrics:
Storms are raging down a rolling sea
Lila McCann's, "To Get Me to You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every time my heartwood beret
Original Lyrics:
Every time my heart would break
Traditional's, "The Fox"
Misheard Lyrics:
The f***s went out on a chilly night
Original Lyrics:
The fox went out on a chilly night
 
misc
The Decemberists', "Calamity Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
You and me and the war of the enzymes
Original Lyrics:
You and me and the war of the end-times

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