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1960s
1910 Fruitgum Company's, "Simple Simon Says"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let your back bone stretch
Original Lyrics:
Let your back bone slip
Barbara Lynn's, "You'll Lose a Good Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just cry to daddy and you'll lose a good thing
Original Lyrics:
Just try it daddy and you'll lose a good thing
Santana's, "Evil Ways"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gina Jones and who knows who
Original Lyrics:
Jean and Joan and a who knows who
Simon and Garfunkel's, "The Sounds of Silence"
Misheard Lyrics:
The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls
Tell me more
Original Lyrics:
The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls
And tenement halls
The Kinks', "Tired of Waiting for You"
Misheard Lyrics:
So I'm dying
Original Lyrics:
So tired
Misheard Lyrics:
A gator lunch
Original Lyrics:
The game of love
Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders', "The Game of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Became a lunch
Original Lyrics:
the game of love
 
1970s
Abba's, "Waterloo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Otter poop
Original Lyrics:
Waterloo
Anita Ward's, "Ring My Bell"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can free myself
Original Lyrics:
You can ring my bell
Captain Beyond's, "Sufficiently Breathless"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sofishanti breathless
Original Lyrics:
Sufficiently breathless
Ivor Biggun And The Red Nosed Burglars', "The Winker's Song (Misprint)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I'm always pulling my hood
Original Lyrics:
And I'm always pulling my pud
Ivor Biggun And The Red Nosed Burglars', "The Winker's Song (Misprint)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And my donkey's growing shorter
Original Lyrics:
And my dong is growing shorter
Peter Frampton's, "I'm in You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I need you, you need me
Original Lyrics:
I'm in you, you're in me
Pilot's, "Magic"
Misheard Lyrics:
Not a belief in my soul
Original Lyrics:
Never believe it's not so
Suzi Quatro's, "Can The Can"
Misheard Lyrics:
W**k off a tiger, let him blow in the eagle's eyes
Original Lyrics:
Watch out the tiger don´t go claw the eagle´s eye
The Knack's, "My Sharona"
Misheard Lyrics:
My chaperona
Original Lyrics:
My Sharona
Thin Lizzy's, "The Rocker"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ah, Berocca
Ah, Berocca
I parole her too maybe
Ah, Berocca
Original Lyrics:
I'm a rocker
I'm a rocker
I'm a roller too baby
I'm a rocker
 
1980s
Baltimora's, "Tarzan Boy"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's alright, you want me so,
Original Lyrics:
It's all right You won't miss home.
Big Country's, "In a Big Country"
Misheard Lyrics:
In a big country, dreams stay with you
Like a lover's Porsche round the mountain side
Original Lyrics:
In a big country, dreams stay with you
Like a lover's voice fires the mountain side
Gary Portnoy's, "Where Everybody Knows Your Name"
Misheard Lyrics:
And they're almost glad you came
Original Lyrics:
And they're always glad you came
Julio Iglesias', "Amor, Amor, Amor"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm bored, I'm bored, I'm bored
Original Lyrics:
Amor, Amor, Amor
Julio Iglesias', "De Niña a Mujer (From Childhood to Womanhood)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Poke a Sanyo
Original Lyrics:
Pocos años
Julio Iglesias', "Moonlight Lady"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do the bright CD lights
Original Lyrics:
To the bright city lights
Kajagoogoo's, "Big Apple"
Misheard Lyrics:
Walking in Java
Original Lyrics:
Walking in jungle
Rolling Stones', "Hang Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know marrying money is a futon job.
Original Lyrics:
You know marrying money is a full time job.
The Exploited's, "Dead Cities"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dad's silly, dad's silly
Original Lyrics:
Dead cities, dead cities
The Exploited's, "Dead Cities"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get singing, get singing
Original Lyrics:
Dead cities, dead cities
The Exploited's, "Dead Cities"
Misheard Lyrics:
The seas, the seas
Original Lyrics:
Dead cities, dead cities
The Kings', "Switchin' to Glide"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a kitten in the kitchen
Original Lyrics:
Like a kettle in the kitchen
The Police's, "Canary in a Coal Mine"
Misheard Lyrics:
You say you want to spend the winter in France
Original Lyrics:
You say you want to spend the winter in Firenze
The Vapors', "Turning Japanese"
Misheard Lyrics:
You wrote I love you I rub you too
Original Lyrics:
You wrote "I love you" I wrote "me too"
Tina Turner's, "One of the Living"
Misheard Lyrics:
A new breed, vicious and wild
Original Lyrics:
A new breed, ferocious and wild
Tina Turner's, "One of the Living"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're a soul, soul survivor
Original Lyrics:
You're some soul survivor
 
1990s
Alanis Morissette's, "You Oughta Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
You, you, you, otter love!
Original Lyrics:
You, you, you oughta know!
Buckcherry's, "Lit Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mom I can’t get laid, Mom I can’t get laid
Original Lyrics:
Mamma can you wait Mamma can you wait long?
Culture Beat's, "Mr. Vain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Girls all over the world get down and pray to God for men like me
Original Lyrics:
Girls are all over the world, they hope and pray and die for men like me
Dream Theater's, "Scarred"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maybe I'll lick me hairy bum.
Original Lyrics:
Maybe you'll leave me here to burn.
R Kelly's, "Bump 'n' Grind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Are mimes telling me no?
Original Lyrics:
My mind's telling me no
Rod Stewart's, "Rhythm of My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where they're down and only teardrops
Run the steel drums away
Original Lyrics:
Where they're downing only deer
A hundred steel towns away
 
2000s
Gorillaz's, "Clint Eastwood"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm happy.
Original Lyrics:
I ain't happy.
Yo Gabba Gabba's, "Pick It Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Giddy up
Original Lyrics:
Pick it up
 
2010s
Baha Men's, "My Man Stanley"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come help and figure out
What life is all about
Original Lyrics:
Come help him figure out
What life is all about
Baha Men's, "My Man Stanley"
Misheard Lyrics:
No problem Stan-kin solve
Original Lyrics:
No problem Stan can't solve
Commercial's, "Haribo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kittens grown-up love the show
Original Lyrics:
Kids and grown-ups love it so
Operation Mindcrime's, "The Fear"
Misheard Lyrics:
We bring the beer.
Original Lyrics:
We bring the fear.
Rihanna's, "Only Girl (In the World)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like I'm the only one that's sick of men.
Original Lyrics:
Like I'm the only one that's in command.
Sia feat. Sean Paul's, "Cheap Thrills"
Misheard Lyrics:
I love sheep tails!
Original Lyrics:
I love cheap thrills!
Wynter Gordon's, "Dirty Talk"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am a Rachel.
Original Lyrics:
I have no angel
 
christian
Newsboys', "We Believe"
Misheard Lyrics:
So, Let our faith be more than ant farms
Original Lyrics:
So, let our faith be more than anthems
 
misc
Traditional's, "Mares Eat Oats"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mairzy doats
and dozy doats
and Lilttle Lambsy Divey
a kiddely divey too
wooden shoe
Original Lyrics:
Mares eats oats
and does eat oats
and little lambs eat ivy
A kid'll eat ivy, too
Wouldn't you?

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