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1960s
5th Dimension's, "Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh hurry up!
Original Lyrics:
Aquarius!
Blood, Sweat and Tears', "Spinning Wheel"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ride a painted phony
Original Lyrics:
Ride a painted pony
 
1970s
Blood, Sweat and Tears', "Lucretia MacEvil"
Misheard Lyrics:
Back seat to lilac
Original Lyrics:
Back seat Delilah
Blood, Sweat and Tears', "Lucretia MacEvil"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eagle, that's your name
Original Lyrics:
Evil, that's your name
Boney M's, "Rasputin"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ru ru rush that B Russia's greatest war tactic
Original Lyrics:
Ra ra Rasputin Russia's greatest love machine
Bruce Springsteen's, "Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ten devils in the free south
Original Lyrics:
Tenth Avenue freeze out
Chicago's, "Feelin' Stronger Every Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
So now the time has come up
Original Lyrics:
So now the time has come
Elton John's, "Bennie And The Jets"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's got electric spoons
I gotta have toons
Oh ah she's ready with spaghetti ah ah!
Bennie and the Jets!
Original Lyrics:
She's got electric boots
A mohair suit
You know I read it in a magazine
Bennie and the Jets
Gordon Lightfoot's, "If You Could Read My Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know that toast is me
Original Lyrics:
You know that ghost is me
Queen's, "Killer Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gonna jive with a lazy bean
Original Lyrics:
Dynamite with a laser beam
Rod Stewart's, "Maggie May"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wake up, Maggie
I think I got something to Satan
Original Lyrics:
Wake up, Maggie
I think I got something to say to you
 
1980s
Billy Joel's, "This Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tomorrow is a long time waiting
Original Lyrics:
Tomorrow is a long time away
Billy Joel's, "We Didn't Start the Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Belgians in a condo
Original Lyrics:
Belgians in the Congo
Billy Joel's, "We Didn't Start the Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Buildin’ Berlin, Bay of Pigs invasion
Original Lyrics:
Dylan, Berlin, Bay of Pigs invasion
Billy Joel's, "We Didn't Start the Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Edgar Reagan
Original Lyrics:
Begin, Reagan
Billy Joel's, "We Didn't Start the Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Little Rock, past the neck, Mickey Mantle, cateracts, Sputnik, Joe and I, ‘Bridge on the River Kwai’
Original Lyrics:
Little Rock, Pasternak, Mickey Mantle, Kerouac, Sputnik, Chou En-Lai, 'Bridge on the River Kwai'
Genesis', "Invisible Touch"
Misheard Lyrics:
She seemed so happy, living on the top shelf.
Original Lyrics:
She seems to have an invisible touch, yeah.
Genesis', "That's All"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's only a shame, that song
Original Lyrics:
It's only a shame, that's all
INXS's, "Listen Like Thieves"
Misheard Lyrics:
Listen like Steve
Original Lyrics:
Listen like thieves
INXS's, "The One Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now he talks. Masturbate, yeah!
Original Lyrics:
Rarely talk and that's the danger.
Prince's, "Little Red Corvette"
Misheard Lyrics:
Real heck oh heck
Original Lyrics:
Little red Corvette
Stars On 45's, "Stars On 45"
Misheard Lyrics:
So jump, jump, jump, jump, jonsabeth
Original Lyrics:
But don't, don't, don't, don't, don't forget.
The Beach Boys', "Kokomo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Martinique, and mounds of rotten steak
Original Lyrics:
Martinique, that Monserrat mystique.
Toto's, "Africa"
Misheard Lyrics:
Early bird is waiting there for you
Original Lyrics:
Hurry, boy, it's waiting there for you
Toto's, "Make Believe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why don't we Maybelline...
Original Lyrics:
Why don't we make believe...
Toto's, "Rosanna"
Misheard Lyrics:
Not for a year since she's wide awake
Original Lyrics:
Not for a year since she went away
 
1990s
AC/DC's, "Thunderstruck"
Misheard Lyrics:
Will and Grace
And I thought what could I do
Original Lyrics:
My mind raced
And I thought what could I do
Hanson's, "MMMbop"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mmmbop beatdown fondue bop. Give it up for doo bop, beatdown fondue.
Original Lyrics:
Mmmbop ba duba dop ba duba. Ba duba ba duba, duba badu.
Initial D Soundtrack's, "Deja Vu"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's so hard when I try to be mean
Original Lyrics:
It's so hard when I try to believe!
Initial D Soundtrack's, "Deja Vu"
Misheard Lyrics:
hire all the beef
Original Lyrics:
higher on the beat
Live's, "Freaks"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey burly, burly burly
Original Lyrics:
Labor, labor, labor
Paula Abdul's, "The Promise of a New Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
See the winter from these steaks in our past
Original Lyrics:
See the wisdom from mistakes in our past
Polaris', "Hey Sandy"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's kind of strange
You're looking at the leafy rain
And can you settle a shindig?
Or have you picked a dolphin yet?
I said yeah
Original Lyrics:
Hey smilin' strange
You're lookin' happily deranged
Can you settle a sure bet?
Or have you picked your target yet?
Hey sandy
Radiohead's, "Creep"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I'm a dick
I suck dildo
Original Lyrics:
But I'm a creep
I'm a weirdo
Ray Stevens', "Everything is Beautiful"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a stormy summer night
Original Lyrics:
Like a starry summer night
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Californication"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hot dogs are cold
Original Lyrics:
Hardcore, soft porn
Tito Nieves', "I Like It Like That"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got some
Original Lyrics:
I got soul
 
2000s
Counting Crows', "Big Yellow Taxi"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pink paradise, put up a park a lot.
Original Lyrics:
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot.
Fall Out Boy's, "Sugar, We're Goin' Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
A lyrical complex
Original Lyrics:
A loaded God complex
Fall Out Boy's, "Sugar, We're Going Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be your number one, double it
A bulletproof complex, cock it and pull it
Original Lyrics:
I'll be your number one with a bullet
A loaded God complex, cock it and pull it.
Katy Perry's, "Waking Up in Vegas"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause now we're part of the crime
Original Lyrics:
'Cause now we're partners in crime
KeSha's, "Tik Tok"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do I make your heart beat like an Inuit drum?
Original Lyrics:
Do I make your heart beat like an 808 drum?
Ne-Yo's, "Closer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fund her wrist pelt, I can't wake
Original Lyrics:
Under her spell I can't break
Papa Roach's, "Last Resort"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cut my wife into pieces
This is my last divorce
Suffocate her, no breathing
Don't give a f**k I cut her bleeding
Original Lyrics:
Cut my life into pieces
This is my last resort
Suffocation, no breathing
Don't give a f**k if I cut my arm bleeding
The Killers', "Mr. Brightside"
Misheard Lyrics:
Choking on your alibi.
Original Lyrics:
Joking on your alibi.
The Used's, "Sound Effects And Overdramatics"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now you're changing places, and I switched my pace, I'm a breathing racist when you mention blue
Original Lyrics:
Now you're changing places, and I switched my pace, and my breathing races when you mention blue
 
2010s
5 Seconds of Summer's, "She's Kinda Hot"
Misheard Lyrics:
But we’re a rhizome
Yeah, we’re a rhizome
We are the kings and the queens of the new broken scene
Yeah, we’re a rhizome
Original Lyrics:
But we’re alright though
Yeah, we’re alright though
We are the kings and the queens of the new broken scene
Yeah, we’re alright though
Dua Lipa's, "New Rules"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got new roof I count 'em
Original Lyrics:
I got new rules I count 'em
Katy Perry's, "California Gurls"
Misheard Lyrics:
But nothing comes close to the girl in clothes
Original Lyrics:
But nothing comes close to the Golden Coast
Sia's, "Cheap Thrills"
Misheard Lyrics:
I love sheep tails
Original Lyrics:
I love cheap thrills

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