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1950s
Peggy Lee's, "Fever"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fever I’m on fire
Fever yeah I burn for soup
Original Lyrics:
Fever I'm on fire
Fever yeah I burn forsooth
Vera-Ellen's, "Come On Papa"
Misheard Lyrics:
But if you poo for me I poo-poo you
Original Lyrics:
But if you’re good to me I’m good to you
 
1960s
Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young's, "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
You might get hard
Original Lyrics:
You make it hard
Del Shannon's, "Runaway"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a walkin' new Marine
(You're) Singapore and I'm Philippine
Original Lyrics:
I'm a-walkin' in the rain
Tears are fallin' and I feel the pain
Sgt. Barry Sadler's, "The Ballad of the Green Berets"
Misheard Lyrics:
Leaving her
This last request
Original Lyrics:
Leaving her
His last request
 
1970s
Carpenters', "Rainy Days and Mondays"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rainy days and mommies
Original Lyrics:
Rainy Days and Mondays
Elton John's, "Crocodile Rock"
Misheard Lyrics:
Crile rockin' is somethin', shout!
Original Lyrics:
Crocodile rocking is something shocking.
Elton John's, "Honky Cat"
Misheard Lyrics:
Funky cat.
Original Lyrics:
Honky cat.
Elton John's, "Step Into Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eve can't you feel it?
Come along with me.
Original Lyrics:
Eat, drink, and be merry.
Come along with me.
Fleetwood Mac's, "Don't Stop"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yesterday's gun, yesterday's gun
Original Lyrics:
Yesterday's gone, yesterday's gone
Jackson 5's, "The Love You Save"
Misheard Lyrics:
That's the love you save may be your own!
Original Lyrics:
Stop, the love you save may be your own!
Joy Division's, "Interzone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now the dog's beat the houses looked insane
I walked round and round nailed to a tree
Original Lyrics:
Down the dark streets, the houses looked the same
I walked round and round
Nail me to a train
Les Humphries Singers', "Soolaimon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got all my days,
Got all my nights.
Original Lyrics:
God of my days,
Lord of my nights.
Les Humphries Singers', "Take Care of Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Boy I used to look into your eyes.
Original Lyrics:
The way I used to look into your eyes.
Little River Band's, "Lonesome Loser"
Misheard Lyrics:
Beaten by the Queen of Haunt every time
Original Lyrics:
Beaten by the Queen of Hearts every time
Mental As Anything's, "The Nips Are Getting Bigger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Her hips are getting bigger
Original Lyrics:
The nips are getting bigger
Paul McCartney's, "Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get your feet up off the ground
Little little, get around.
Original Lyrics:
Get your feet up off the ground
Live a little, get around.
Paul McCartney's, "Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey"
Misheard Lyrics:
The kettle's on the boil, we're so easy all the way.
Original Lyrics:
The kettle's on the boil and we're so easily called away
Peter Gabriel's, "Solsbury Hill"
Misheard Lyrics:
I tell them not to spy on my basement
Original Lyrics:
I'll tell them what the smile on my face meant
The Who's, "My Generation"
Misheard Lyrics:
They say you look awful c-c-cold
Original Lyrics:
Things they do awful c-c-cold
 
1980s
Billy Ocean's, "Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wasn't certain of a diphthong, just running my game.
Original Lyrics:
I was in search of a good time, just running my game.
Elton John's, "Nikita"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tending to your kin soldiers in a row.
Original Lyrics:
Ten of your tin soldiers in a row.
Elton John's, "Sacrifice"
Misheard Lyrics:
Into the boundaries,
Of each married mind.
Original Lyrics:
Into the boundaries,
Of each married man.
Eric Carmen's, "Hungry Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got the feeling I can't disguise.
Original Lyrics:
One look at you and I can't disguise.
Hue And Cry's, "Labor of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Saved by the rain to get into your poor heart
Ian Smith's my neighbour of love
Original Lyrics:
Gonna strike for the right to get into your heart, yeah
Withdraw my labour of love
Madonna's, "Cherish"
Misheard Lyrics:
You bet, please take your aim at me.
Original Lyrics:
Cupid please take your aim at me.
Madonna's, "Lucky Star"
Misheard Lyrics:
You must be my yucky star
Original Lyrics:
You must be my lucky star
Matthew Wilder's, "Break My Stride"
Misheard Lyrics:
I sailed away vagina, in a literal boat to find ya
Original Lyrics:
I sailed away to China
In a little rowboat to find ya
Michael Jackson's, "Billie Jean"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fettucine at my door
Original Lyrics:
Billie Jean is not my lover
Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock's, "It Takes Two"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't stand Buda, and don't like Pest...
Original Lyrics:
Don't smoke Buddha
Can't stand sess, yes.
The Housemartins', "Happy Hour"
Misheard Lyrics:
Set me out again
Original Lyrics:
It's happy hour again
 
1990s
Nightcrawlers', "Push the Feeling On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Life is full of smurfing,
Their lives again,
Life is full of smurfing,
Their lives again,
Original Lyrics:
Their lives will pull us through,
Their lives again,
Their lives will pull us through,
Their lives again,
Radiohead's, "Karma Police"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's like a digital radio
Original Lyrics:
She's like a detuned radio
Semisonic's, "Closing Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know who would wonder, take me home
Original Lyrics:
I know who would want to take me home
Tag Team's, "Whoomp! (There It Is)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Moon, dat ass
Original Lyrics:
Whoomp, there it is!
Ween's, "Ocean Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Orochimaru, take me by the hand
Original Lyrics:
Ocean Man, take me by the hand
 
2000s
Fall Out Boy's, "Sugar, We're Goin Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is it more than I wanted for you?
Original Lyrics:
Is this more than you bargained for yet?
Lee Ann Womack's, "The Berenstain Bears theme song"
Misheard Lyrics:
They're a lot like people, only no sauce
Original Lyrics:
They're a lot like people, only more so
Sonique's, "It Feels So Good"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shit on the one I want
Original Lyrics:
When I'm alone at night
The Ataris', "The Boys of Summer"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm on the road today
I saw a blank flank sticker on a Cadillac
Original Lyrics:
Out on the road today
I saw a Black Flag sticker on a Cadillac
 
2010s
Commercial's, "Lactaid"
Misheard Lyrics:
How's your Café Ole?
Original Lyrics:
How's your Café Au Lait?
Marina and the Diamonds', "Bubblegum Bitch"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got a figure like a peanut butter
Figure like a dog
Original Lyrics:
Got a figure like a pinup
Got a figure like a doll
Marina and the Diamonds', "Bubblegum Bitch"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got a figure like a peanut butter
Figure like a dog
Original Lyrics:
Got a figure like a pinup
Got a figure like a doll
Of Monsters and Men's, "Little Talks"
Misheard Lyrics:
Though the truth may value this
Sh*t will carry on, drag me safe to shore
Original Lyrics:
Though the truth may vary
This ship will carry our bodies safe to shore
 
country
Alabama's, "Song of the South"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweet cherry pie and I shut my mouth
Original Lyrics:
Sweet potato pie and I shut my mouth
 
xmas
Amy Grant's, "Winter Wonderland"
Misheard Lyrics:
To face I'm afraid
Original Lyrics:
To face unafraid
Eagles', "Please Come Home for Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Christmas wants again
Original Lyrics:
Christmas once again
Kylie Minogue's, "Santa Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sign your eggs on the line
Original Lyrics:
Sign your "X" on the line
The Beach Boys', "Little Saint Nick"
Misheard Lyrics:
Christmas comes with timely cheer
Original Lyrics:
Christmas comes this time each year
The Beach Boys', "Little Saint Nick"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's gotta wear his gloves
Original Lyrics:
He's gotta wear his goggles

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