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1960s
Allman Brothers Band's, "Whipping Post"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like I've been down to the whipping post
Original Lyrics:
Like I've been tied to the whipping post
Misheard Lyrics:
We got married in a theatre, harder than a pit bull's brown.
Original Lyrics:
We got married in a fever, hotter than a pepper sprout
 
1970s
Barbra Streisand's, "Stoney End"
Misheard Lyrics:
But the light flickered out and farted as the sun began to rise
Original Lyrics:
But the light flickered out and parted as the sun began to rise
David Bowie's, "1984"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm looking for the Jesus that I knew in '65
Original Lyrics:
I'm looking for the treason that I knew in '65
Electric Light Orchestra's, "Don't Bring Me Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll tell you once more before I get off the phone, don't bring me down
Original Lyrics:
I'll tell you once more before I get off the floor, don't bring me down
Elton John's, "Tiny Dancer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hold my toaster, Toby Anstis
Original Lyrics:
Hold me closer, tiny dancer
Honey Cone's, "Want Ads"
Misheard Lyrics:
He thinks that I'm a poo
Original Lyrics:
He thinks that I'm a fool
Jethro Tull's, "Aqualung"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sitting on the park bench, five little girls with bad intent
Original Lyrics:
Sitting on the park bench, eyeing little girls with bad intent
Jethro Tull's, "Cross-Eyed Mary"
Misheard Lyrics:
She’s the Robin Hood of hockey
Original Lyrics:
She’s the Robin Hood of Highgate
Jethro Tull's, "Locomotive Breath"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh his intestines scraping
Sweat breaking on his brow
Original Lyrics:
He feels the piston scraping
Steam breaking on his brow
Jim Croce's, "I Got A Name"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who let me down the highway
Don’t let me down the highway
Original Lyrics:
Moving me down the highway
Rolling me down the highway
Joe Walsh's, "Funk #49"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't think that's effing right.
Original Lyrics:
I don't think that's acting right.
Toto's, "Hold the Line"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's not the way you're dreaming in France
Original Lyrics:
It's not in the way you've been treating my friends
War's, "Why Can't We Be Friends?"
Misheard Lyrics:
They wouldn't have you in the Bum-I-A
Original Lyrics:
I know you're working for the cia
they wouldn't have you in the Mafia. (Pronounced 'maf-ee-ey-ay')
 
1980s
Misheard Lyrics:
Snowmobilin’— up and over
Original Lyrics:
Yah mo b there.
Matthew Wilder's, "Break My Stride"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain’t nothing gonna break my stride,
Nobody’s gonna smoke weed now.
Oh, no. I’ve got to keep on moving.
Original Lyrics:
Ain’t nothing gonna break my stride,
Nobody’s gonna slow me down.
Oh, no. I’ve got to keep on moving.
Men at Work's, "Down Under"
Misheard Lyrics:
I come from a land down under,
Adidas flow and meant under...
Original Lyrics:
I come from a land down under,
Where beer does flow and men chunder...
Michael Jackson's, "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
Imma say imma sorry to Microsoft.
Original Lyrics:
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma ma coo sa.
Patti LaBelle's, "If Only You Knew"
Misheard Lyrics:
If only you're nude
Original Lyrics:
If only you knew
Patti LaBelle's, "Oh People"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh feces
Original Lyrics:
Oh people
Prefab Sprout's, "King Of Rock 'N' Roll"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hot dog, jumping frog, outdoor cooking
Original Lyrics:
Hot dog, jumping frog, Albuquerque
Prefab Sprout's, "The King of Rock and Roll "
Misheard Lyrics:
Pop star, Drunken Dog, I want a cookie
Original Lyrics:
Hot dog, Drunken Frog, Alberquerque
Scorpions', "Big City Nights"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baked city mice
Original Lyrics:
big city nights
The Clash's, "Rock The Casbah "
Misheard Lyrics:
Drop your bombs between the Memorex
Original Lyrics:
Drop your bombs between the minarets
The Go-Go's', "Skid Marks on My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
I bike alone
Original Lyrics:
I buy you cologne
 
1990s
Danzig's, "I Luciferi"
Misheard Lyrics:
War! I'm on a goddamn boat!
Original Lyrics:
Warm! I'm on a nine day fall!
LeAnn Rimes', "Can’t Fight the Moonlight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can’t f**k the moonlight nooo you can’t f**k it
Original Lyrics:
Can’t fight the moonlight noooo you can’t fight it
Live's, "Lightning Crashes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a rolling thunder juicing the wind
Original Lyrics:
Like a rolling thunder chasing the wind
Sheryl Crow's, "All I Wanna Do"
Misheard Lyrics:
Until the sun comes up, although Santa mauled a couple of us
Original Lyrics:
Until the sun comes up over Santa Monica Boulevard.
Spice Girls', "Wannabe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Make it last forever,
French is never ends...
Original Lyrics:
Make it last forever,
Friendship never ends...
Spirit of the West's, "Home for a Rest"
Misheard Lyrics:
Her railroad perfume so seductive and sweet
Original Lyrics:
A rare old perfume so seductive and sweet
The Cranberries', "The Rebels"
Misheard Lyrics:
He was a doctor
Original Lyrics:
It wasn't often
Vengaboys', "We Like to Party"
Misheard Lyrics:
Feet like a toilet
Feet like
Feet like a toilet
Original Lyrics:
We like to party
We like
We like to party
 
2000s
Aya Hirano's, "Lost My Music"
Misheard Lyrics:
I steal, I steal, I rob you
Original Lyrics:
I still, I still, I love you
Ed Sheeran's, "Perfect"
Misheard Lyrics:
Darling just died right here.
Original Lyrics:
Darling just dive right in.
Hall & Oates', "Do it for Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I won't do it for crime
Original Lyrics:
I won't do it for pride
Justin Timberlake's, "SexyBack"
Misheard Lyrics:
Go heavy go
Original Lyrics:
Go ahead be gone with it
Origa's, "Rise"
Misheard Lyrics:
pastel freaks
Original Lyrics:
fast and free
 
2010s
Adele's, "Rolling in the Deep"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bowling in the deep
Original Lyrics:
Rolling in the deep
Adele's, "Rolling in the Deep"
Misheard Lyrics:
See how I'll leave with every piece of food
Original Lyrics:
See how I'll leave with every piece of you
Bemani's, "True Blue"
Misheard Lyrics:
I think a heart always learns to compute
Original Lyrics:
I think a heart always learns to come through
Bemani's, "True Blue"
Misheard Lyrics:
We never knew love's a guardian and hearts broke
Original Lyrics:
We never knew love's a garden and hard to grow
Bemani's, "True Blue"
Misheard Lyrics:
it's how curtains close
Original Lyrics:
it's how currents flow
Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna's, "This Is What You Came For"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lightning, triceratops she moos
Original Lyrics:
Lightning strikes every time she moves
Halsey's, "Bad at Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
But you can't blame me for trying.
You know I'd be lying saying go get the wine.
Original Lyrics:
But you can't blame me for trying.
You know I'd be lying saying you were the one.
John Legend's, "All of Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're my ham and my bikini
Original Lyrics:
You're my end and my beginning
Katy Perry's, "Dark Horse"
Misheard Lyrics:
So you want to play with my pig?
Original Lyrics:
So you wanna play with magic?
Kelly Clarkson's, "Love So Soft"
Misheard Lyrics:
Love some sauce(some sauce)
Original Lyrics:
Love so soft (so soft).
Maroon 5's, "What Lovers Do"
Misheard Lyrics:
Say say say, hey hey now baby.
You gonna make me hit you with that ladle, baby.
Original Lyrics:
Say say say, hey hey now baby
You gonna make me hit you with that lay down, baby
Pink's, "Beautiful Trauma"
Misheard Lyrics:
My perfect white bottom
Original Lyrics:
My perfect rock bottom

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