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1950s
The Platters', "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Smokettes in your eyes
Original Lyrics:
Smoke gets in your eyes
 
1960s
Misheard Lyrics:
Excuse the cue
Original Lyrics:
Susie Q
Donovan's, "They Call Me Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Born in Florida to fly,
Which is closer to nil
Original Lyrics:
Born high forever to fly,
Wind velocity nil
The Hollies', "Bus Stop"
Misheard Lyrics:
By orders she was mine
Original Lyrics:
By August she was mine
The Shirelles', "Mama Said"
Misheard Lyrics:
Taco Bell's atoning
Original Lyrics:
Chapel bells a-tollin'
 
1970s
Bee Gees', "You Should Be Dancing"
Misheard Lyrics:
What you doing in the middle, yeah
Original Lyrics:
What you doing on your back
Carly Simon's, "You're So Vain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your skofic was apricot.
Original Lyrics:
Your scarf, it was apricot.
Don McLean's, "American Pie"
Misheard Lyrics:
And good ole boys were drinking whiskey and wine
Original Lyrics:
And good old boys were drinking whiskey and rye
Head East's, "Never Been Any Reason"
Misheard Lyrics:
Woman with the sweet lovin',
Better than a white lie.
Original Lyrics:
Woman with the sweet love is better than a white line.
Labelle's, "Lady Marmalade"
Misheard Lyrics:
He said "Pedro"
Original Lyrics:
He said "Hey Joe"
Labelle's, "Lady Marmalade"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kitschy kitschy
Original Lyrics:
Gitchy Gitchy
Labelle's, "Lady Marmalade"
Misheard Lyrics:
Says what?
Original Lyrics:
Ce soir?
Meat Loaf's, "Paradise by the Dashboard Light"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, it's cold and lonely in the heat of night.
Original Lyrics:
Though it's cold and lonely in the deep, dark night
Rod Stewart's, "Maggie May"
Misheard Lyrics:
All you did was wreck my bed, and then Demona kicked me in the head.
Original Lyrics:
All you did was wreck my bed, and in the morning kicked me in the head.
Rod Stewart's, "Maggie May"
Misheard Lyrics:
All you did was wreck my bed
And then da Momma kicked me in the head
Original Lyrics:
All you did was wreck my bed
And in the morning kick me in the head.
Rod Stewart's, "Maggie May"
Misheard Lyrics:
But you turned into a lover and Mother wouldn't love her
Original Lyrics:
But you turned into a lover and mother, what a lover
The Knack's, "My Sharona"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oo you met my murderer, my murderer
Original Lyrics:
Oo you make my motor run, my motor run
Wild Cherry's, "Play That Funky Music"
Misheard Lyrics:
And Justin, he killed me
Original Lyrics:
And just when it hit me
 
1980s
Freeez's, "I.O.U."
Misheard Lyrics:
Freeez, Freeez, Freeez, Freeez, I O U, U,
I sometimes fly.
Freeez, Freeez, Freeez, Freeez, I O U, U,
I sometimes fly.
Original Lyrics:
A-E-A-E-I-O-U-U I sometimes cry
A-E-A-E-I-O-U-U I sometimes cry
Henry Lee Summer's, "Darlin' Danielle Don't"
Misheard Lyrics:
Darlin' Danielle Dawn
Danielle Dawn
or
Darlin' Danielle dog
Danielle dog
Original Lyrics:
Darlin' Danielle don't
Jermaine Stewart's, "Say it Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't believe I hurt you, right?
Original Lyrics:
I don't believe I heard you right
Living Colour's, "Cult of Personality"
Misheard Lyrics:
Arigato Arigato Arigato Personality!
Original Lyrics:
I am the cult of
I am the cult of
I am the cult of
Personality.
Madonna's, "Papa Don't Preach"
Misheard Lyrics:
I mean Cody
Original Lyrics:
I'm in trouble deep
Michael Jackson's, "Smooth Criminal"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sheeran underneath the table
Eating sushi with his neighbour
Original Lyrics:
She ran underneath the table
He could see she was unable
Michael Jackson's, "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm the same, I'm the sound of macousa.
Original Lyrics:
Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma-ma cu sa.
R.E.M.'s, "Radio Free Europe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Donuts, donuts, donuts cut you far
Original Lyrics:
Don't let, don't let, don't let it call you boy
Rik Mayall's, "Living Doll"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got a walking, talking, living door.
Original Lyrics:
I've got a walking, talking, living doll.
Rik Mayall's, "The Young Ones"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Los Jovenos' is 'The Young Ones'
Very nice.
Original Lyrics:
'Cause we may not be the young ones
Very long.
 
1990s
Blackstreet's, "Before I Let You Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, here comes cherries
Original Lyrics:
Hey, here comes Sherry
Blackstreet's, "Booti Call"
Misheard Lyrics:
Booby call
Original Lyrics:
Booti Call
Deep Blue Something's, "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
Misheard Lyrics:
And now your eyes seem groovy
Original Lyrics:
And now your eyes see through me
Dr. Dre Featuring Snoop Dogg's, "Still D.R.E."
Misheard Lyrics:
Hittin' corners in Manolos girl.
Original Lyrics:
Still hitting them corners in them low- low's girl.
Mariah Carey's, "Underneath the Stars "
Misheard Lyrics:
We kindled these,
Wrapped in the warm gentle breeze.
Original Lyrics:
Weak in the knees,
Wrapped in the warm gentle breeze.
Metallica's, "Sad But True"
Misheard Lyrics:
State Patrol
Original Lyrics:
Sad but true
No Doubt's, "Spiderwebs"
Misheard Lyrics:
I screamed like moon dogs
Original Lyrics:
I screen my phone calls.
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Suck My Kiss"
Misheard Lyrics:
Give to me sweet sanguine bliss
Original Lyrics:
Give to me sweet sacred bliss
The Lion King's, "Circle of Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
JAAAAAALEPENAAAAA AND SHISH KABOBS
Original Lyrics:
Nants ingonyama bagithi Baba
Whitney Houston's, "I Have Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't make me cry, watermelon!
Original Lyrics:
Don't make me close one more door
Whitney Houston's, "I Have Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mustard imagine ya there!
Original Lyrics:
Must I imagine you there?
 
2000s
Alien Ant Farm's, "Smooth Criminal"
Misheard Lyrics:
As he come in through the window with a sound of a Christian doe
Original Lyrics:
As he came into the window was a sound of a crescendo
Britney Spears', "Toxic"
Misheard Lyrics:
taste of a poisoned carrot cake
Original Lyrics:
taste of a poisoned paradise
Def Leppard's, "Pour Some Sugar On Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're some cucumber!
Original Lyrics:
Pour some sugar on me!
Jimmy Eat World's, "Bleed American"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stop there! There's a shooter on the asphalt
Original Lyrics:
Salt, sweat, sugar on the asphalt
Rachael Starr's, "To Forever"
Misheard Lyrics:
It seems like they're all dancing to Arby's.
Original Lyrics:
It seems like they're all dancing to our beat.
System Of A Down's, "Shimmy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Education, fornication
Innuendo.
Original Lyrics:
Education, fornication
In you are, go.
 
2010s
Bring Me the Horizon's, "Hospital for Souls"
Misheard Lyrics:
Because we all come home on an empty staircase.
Original Lyrics:
Because we all walk alone on an empty staircase.
Bruno Mars', "24K Magic"
Misheard Lyrics:
Point your pinky fingers to the moon.
Original Lyrics:
Put yo' pinky rings up to the moon
Gorillaz's, "Broken"
Misheard Lyrics:
He is in Idaho
Original Lyrics:
He is without a heart
Taylor Swift's, "Call It What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sorry I was sparking up my darkest night
Original Lyrics:
Starry eyes sparking up my darkest night
 
misc
The Sandpipers', "Guantanamera"
Misheard Lyrics:
One for the meadow.
There's only one for the meadow.
One for the meadow.
There's only one for the meadow.
Original Lyrics:
Guantanamera, Guajira Guantanamera
Guantanamera, Guajira Guantanamera

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