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1960s
Aretha Franklin's, "Rock Steady"
Misheard Lyrics:
What fun from eight to five, like a devil on his side
Original Lyrics:
What fun to take this ride, rock steady will only slide
Chris Barber's, "Catcall"
Misheard Lyrics:
Please play some more!
Original Lyrics:
Please play slower!
Creedence Clearwater Revival's, "Down on the Corner"
Misheard Lyrics:
Four kids on the corner tryin' to cook something up
Willy picks a tuna up and throws it on the hearth
Original Lyrics:
Four kids on the corner tryin' to bring you up
Willy picks a tune out and he blows it on the harp
Etta James', "At Last"
Misheard Lyrics:
Atlanta, my love has come home
Original Lyrics:
At last my love has come along
Neil Diamond's, "I'm a Believer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Then I saw her fake
Original Lyrics:
Then I saw her face
Neil Diamond's, "Sweet Caroline"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweet cherry wine
Original Lyrics:
Sweet Caroline
The Monkees', "Theme from the Monkees"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everyone we need
Original Lyrics:
Everyone we meet
 
1970s
Eagles', "Hotel California"
Misheard Lyrics:
Warm smell, I could eat dust
Original Lyrics:
Warm smell of colitas
Misheard Lyrics:
Hold on too long
Original Lyrics:
Hold on to love
Elton John's, "Bennie And The Jets"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's got electric boobs. I'll mow her soon.
Original Lyrics:
She's got electric boots, a mohair suit.
England Dan And John Ford Coley's, "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not talking 'bout a minute
Original Lyrics:
I'm not talkin' 'bout movin' in.
John Denver's, "I'm Sorry"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm sorry about the way things are vagina
Original Lyrics:
I'm sorry about the way things are in China
John Denver's, "Take Me Home, Country Roads"
Misheard Lyrics:
Younger than the mountains, blowin' like a breeze
Original Lyrics:
Younger than the mountains, growin' like a breeze
Led Zeppelin's, "Black Dog"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't know but I've been told a three legged woman ain't go no hole.
Original Lyrics:
A big legged woman ain't got no soul.
Peter Frampton's, "Do You Feel Like We Do?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Peached up, peached ale, never fails.
Original Lyrics:
Peach top, peach tails, never fails
Simon And Garfunkel's, "Scarborough Fair"
Misheard Lyrics:
Parsley sage grow merry and bright
Original Lyrics:
Parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme.
The Hollies', "4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Did you hear the cup final? It must have maddened Marie
Original Lyrics:
Did you hear the cops finally busted Madam Marie
The Jacksons', "Shake Your Body Down To The Ground"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's Dean, it's Josh (Clap)
Shake your body down to the ground
Original Lyrics:
Let's dance! Let's shout!
Shake your body down to the ground.
 
1980s
Animotion's, "Obsession"
Misheard Lyrics:
I see the cubicle
Original Lyrics:
I see the beauty there
Bryan Adams', "Heat of the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was caught in the crossfire of a siren scream
Original Lyrics:
I was caught in the crossfire of a silent scream
Bryan Adams', "Victim of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the fire is over with the magic stone
Original Lyrics:
When the fire is over - When the magic's gone
Dan Hartman's, "We Are the Young"
Misheard Lyrics:
mighty attitude
Original Lyrics:
modern attitude
Def Leppard's, "Love Bites"
Misheard Lyrics:
Love binds
Original Lyrics:
Love bites
Four Tops', "When She Was My Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's gone, the big bad girl is gone
Original Lyrics:
She's gone, the big legged girl is gone
James Reyne's, "Reckless"
Misheard Lyrics:
She don't like, that cannabis flavour.
Original Lyrics:
She don't like, that kind of behaviour.
Jermaine Stewart's, "We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off"
Misheard Lyrics:
Won't you show some flash?
Original Lyrics:
Won't you show some class?
Missing Persons', "Words"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do it and you're through it and another thing you find:
Not only are they dead, but someone could be going blind
Original Lyrics:
Pursue it further and another thing you find
Not only are they deaf and dumb, they could be going blind
Phil Oakey and Giorgio Moroder's, "Together In Electric Dreams"
Misheard Lyrics:
We'll always be together
However far it seems (September ends)
We'll always together...
...Together in electric dreams
Original Lyrics:
We'll always be together
However far it seems (Love never ends)
We'll always together...
...Together in electric dreams
Stray Cats', "Rock This Town"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got a hair combover too
Original Lyrics:
Gotta have you home at two
Tears for Fears', "Sowing the Seeds of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Showing the C's of love
Original Lyrics:
Sowing the seeds of love
The Cure's, "Just Like Heaven"
Misheard Lyrics:
The story of the girl I loved
Drowned here deep inside of me
Original Lyrics:
That stole the only girl I loved
And drowned her deep inside of me
The Misfits', "Die, Die, My Darling"
Misheard Lyrics:
So don't fry tomatoes, baby
Your pizza's in a long, long box
Original Lyrics:
So don't cry to me, oh baby
Your future's in an oblong box
The Pretenders', "Stop Your Sobbing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gotta stop sucking that wood
Original Lyrics:
Gotta stop sobbing now
Thomas Dolby's, "She Blinded Me With Science"
Misheard Lyrics:
She blinded me with Pirates!!!!
Original Lyrics:
She blinded me with science.
U2 's, "Pride"
Misheard Lyrics:
Free at last, they took your lights, they could not nick your bike.
Original Lyrics:
Free at last, they took your life, they could not take your pride.
 
1990s
Barenaked Ladies', "One Week"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, I don't make films
But, yeah, I did The Last Samurai
Original Lyrics:
Okay I don't make films
But if I did they'd have a samurai
Bryan Adams', "Do I Have to Say the Words?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rescue me from the buyer
Original Lyrics:
Rescue me from the mire
Bryan Adams', "There Will Never Be Another Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
There will never be a lover tonight
Original Lyrics:
There will never be another tonight
Martika's, "Love (Thy Will Be Done)"
Misheard Lyrics:
God, Thy will be done
Original Lyrics:
Love, Thy will be done
Proclaimers', "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Aunt Edna
Original Lyrics:
Da da da da
Screaming Trees', "Nearly Lost You"
Misheard Lyrics:
And it's trying to sing now
Original Lyrics:
Let's try to sleep now
 
2000s
Enter Shikari's, "Sorry You're Not a Winner"
Misheard Lyrics:
My wonderwall, do you remember?
Original Lyrics:
My white abode, do you remember?
Lady Gaga's, "Poker Face"
Misheard Lyrics:
B-b-b-booger face, b-b-booger face
Original Lyrics:
P-p-p-poker face, p-p-poker face
Panic! At The Disco's, "I Write Sins Not Tragedies"
Misheard Lyrics:
I mean technically our marriage is sane.
Original Lyrics:
I mean technically our marriage is saved.
Pink's, "Get the Party Started"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get out of the fart
Original Lyrics:
Get out of the car
Rammstein's, "Mein Teil"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yes, it’s mai tai
Original Lyrics:
Es ist mein Teil
Rammstein's, "Zwitter"
Misheard Lyrics:
Свитер, свитер! (“sweater, sweater” in Russian)
Original Lyrics:
Zwitter, zwitter!
Rihanna's, "Pon De Replay"
Misheard Lyrics:
And they got Monday nationals wanting some morons
Original Lyrics:
All the gyal pon
The dance floor wantin' some more what.
Weird Al Yankovic's, "Craigslist"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do you want my Styrofoam penis?
You can have my Styrofoam penis.
Original Lyrics:
Do you want my Styrofoam peanuts?
You can have my Styrofoam peanuts.
 
2010s
Kelly Clarkson's, "Catch My Breath"
Misheard Lyrics:
Catch my beret
Original Lyrics:
Catch my breath

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