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1950s
Chuck Berry's, "School Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
Drop the corn right into the slop, you've gotta get somethin' that's really hot.
Original Lyrics:
Drop the coin right into the slot, you've gotta hear somethin' that's really hot.
 
1960s
Deep Purple's, "Smoke on the Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
Some stupid with a flacon
Original Lyrics:
Some stupid with a flare gun
Diana Ross And The Supremes', "Stop! In The Name of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stop! In the name of love
Big boy you break my heart.
Think it o-o-ver.
Original Lyrics:
Stop! In the name of love
Before you break my heart.
Think it o-o-ver.
Movie Scripts', "The Graduate"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am not trying to produce you
Would you like me to produce you?
Original Lyrics:
I am not trying to seduce you
Would you like me to seduce you?
Misheard Lyrics:
Get yourself a ribbon pull the wool with you
Original Lyrics:
Get you someone really pull the wool with you
Strawberry Alarm Clock's, "Incense and Peppermints"
Misheard Lyrics:
Crippled mankind
Original Lyrics:
Crippled and kind
The Lovin' Spoonful's, "Do You Believe in Magic?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do you believe in Mary?
Original Lyrics:
Do you believe in magic?
The Rolling Stones', "Gimme Shelter"
Misheard Lyrics:
Woah Matilda it's just a shot away.
Original Lyrics:
War Children
It's just a shot away.
 
1970s
Carpenters', "I Won't Last a Day Without You"
Misheard Lyrics:
When there's no getting over the rainbow
Original Lyrics:
When there's no getting over that rainbow
Carpenters', "We've Only Just Begun"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're only just be gone
Original Lyrics:
We've only just begun
Commercial's, "Luvs"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your baby's condom begins with love
Original Lyrics:
Your baby's comfort begins with Luvs
Commercial's, "Two Guys"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lisa Bonet for you at Two Guys, naturally
Original Lyrics:
We save money for you at Two Guys, naturally
Creedence Clearwater Revival's, "Sweet Hitch-Hiker"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where did you hide her?
Original Lyrics:
Sweet hitch-a-hiker...
Gloria Gaynor's, "I Will Survive"
Misheard Lyrics:
Did you think I'd lend you a dime?
Original Lyrics:
Did you think I'd lay down and die?
Jimmy Buffett's, "Margaritaville"
Misheard Lyrics:
I blew out my flip flop
Stepped on a pop top
Cut my heel half through to the bone.
Original Lyrics:
I blew out my flip flop
Stepped on a pop top
Cut my heel, had to cruise on back home.
Steve Miller Band's, "Fly Like an Eagle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh no, there's a dilution
Original Lyrics:
Oh, oh, there's a solution
Talking Heads', "Take Me to the River"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take my money, buy cigarettes
Original Lyrics:
Take my money, my cigarettes
The Doobie Brothers', "Takin' It to the Streets"
Misheard Lyrics:
Italian poverty’s despair
Original Lyrics:
Tied in poverty’s despair
Vicki Sue Robinson's, "Turn the Beat Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got a big concussion
Original Lyrics:
Love to hear percussion
 
1980s
Aerosmith's, "Dude (Looks Like a Lady)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do the regulator.
Original Lyrics:
Dude looks like a lady!
Breathe's, "Don't Tell Me Lies"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't tell me why
Original Lyrics:
Don't tell me lies
Dire Straits', "So Far Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your sofa away from me
Original Lyrics:
You're so far away from me
Hall & Oates', "Out of Touch"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're out of fudge
Original Lyrics:
You're out of touch
Keeton's, "Every Turn of the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is it gold or glory
A taste of freedom
Or the strong man touchin’ my body?
Original Lyrics:
Is it gold or glory
A taste of freedom
Or the strong warm touch of a body?
When you find yourself alone
Listen to the man who’s touchin’ you.
Richard Marx's, "Right Here Waiting"
Misheard Lyrics:
I took for granite all the time
Original Lyrics:
I took for granted all the time
Steve Perry's, "Oh Sherrie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shoulda been gone
After all, you was a steal.
Original Lyrics:
Shoulda been gone
After all your words of steel.
T'Pau's, "China in Your Hand"
Misheard Lyrics:
A broth to see for a friend to see
Original Lyrics:
A prophecy to see for a fantasy
T'Pau's, "China in Your Hand"
Misheard Lyrics:
It was a game she had
Original Lyrics:
It was a theme she had
T'Pau's, "China in Your Hand"
Misheard Lyrics:
Vagina in your hand
Original Lyrics:
Are China in your hand
T'Pau's, "Heart and Soul"
Misheard Lyrics:
You never let me cross to the upside down
Original Lyrics:
You never let me cross to the other side now
T'Pau's, "I Will Be with You"
Misheard Lyrics:
The time I spend in jury
Original Lyrics:
The time I spend in imagery
T'Pau's, "Secret Garden"
Misheard Lyrics:
Burning hot
Original Lyrics:
Burning heart
The Escape Club's, "Wild, Wild West"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gimme gimme shape sex
Original Lyrics:
Gimme gimme safe sex
 
1990s
Barenaked Ladies', "If I Had $1000000"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'd buy you lunch
Original Lyrics:
I'd buy your love
Commercial's, "The Address is CBS"
Misheard Lyrics:
Be undressed, it's CBS
Original Lyrics:
The address is CBS
Goo Goo Dolls', "Iris"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you can't fight the cheese that ain't coming
Original Lyrics:
And you can't fight the tears that ain't coming
Kenny Rogers', "Lucille"
Misheard Lyrics:
You picked a fine time to leave me Lou Seal
Original Lyrics:
You picked a fine time to leave me Lucille
Robert Palmer's, "Addicted to Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stoats are to the truth to say
Original Lyrics:
It's closer to the truth to say
Spice Girls', "Wannabe"
Misheard Lyrics:
You gotta you gotta you gotta you gotta you gotta smile smile smile smile
Original Lyrics:
You gotta you gotta you gotta you gotta you gotta slam slam slam slam
The Pillows', "Little Busters"
Misheard Lyrics:
Waiting for the little brass stars
Original Lyrics:
Waiting for the little busters
Theme Songs', "America's Funniest Home Videos"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're the red, white and blue
Do all the things you do
America, America, god bless you
Original Lyrics:
You're the red, white and blue
The funny things you do
America, America, this is you
Wilson Phillips', "Hold On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why do you lock yourself up in these chairs?
Original Lyrics:
Why do you lock yourself up in these chains?
 
2000s
Lily Allen's, "Smile"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now you're calling me up on the phone so you can have a little wine enema.
Original Lyrics:
Now you're calling me up on the phone so you can have a little whine and a moan.
Movie Scripts', "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Our nude celebrity
Original Lyrics:
Our new celebrity
 
2010s
36 Crazyfists', "Better to Burn"
Misheard Lyrics:
Little tin men, throwing caution to the wind.
Original Lyrics:
Wounds that mend, throwing caution to the wind.
Bruno Mars', "Grenade"
Misheard Lyrics:
Had your ass wide open
Original Lyrics:
Had your eyes wide open
Kylie Minogue's, "Live a Little"
Misheard Lyrics:
The rebels stomp at midnight.
Original Lyrics:
There ain't no stopping my now.
Serena Ryder's, "Stompa"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stocking feet.
Original Lyrics:
Stompa your feet.
 
christian
Casting Crowns', " Jesus Friend of Sinners"
Misheard Lyrics:
I play God's saint with dirty hands and a heart divided
Original Lyrics:
A plank-eyed saint with dirty hands and a heart divided
 
misc
Traditional's, "Take Me Out to the Ball Game"
Misheard Lyrics:
Buy me a penis and crap from Jack
Original Lyrics:
Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack

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