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1950s
Frankie Laine's, "Rawhide"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bowlin', bowlin', bowlin'
Original Lyrics:
Rollin', rollin', rollin'
 
1960s
Beach Boys', "Sloop John B"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hoist up the zombie sail.
Original Lyrics:
Hoist up the John B's sail!
Disney's 'Mary Poppins''s, "Feed The Birds"
Misheard Lyrics:
Feed the birds, tuppence the birds, tuppence, tuppence, tuppence the birds.
Original Lyrics:
Feed the birds, tuppence a bag, tuppence, tuppence, tuppence a bag.
The Rolling Stones', "Paint It Black"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a new Old Navy
Original Lyrics:
Like a newborn baby
 
1970s
Bee Gees', "Love You Inside Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
Love you inside an ant
Original Lyrics:
Love you inside and out
Carroll O'Connor and Jean Stapleton's, "Those Were the Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
Songs that made the kids hooray
Original Lyrics:
Songs that made the hit parade
Chicago's, "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?"
Misheard Lyrics:
As I was working down the street one day
A frigid lady looked at me and said her diamond watch had stopped, oh dear
Original Lyrics:
As I was walking down the street one day
A pretty lady looked at me and said her diamond watch had stopped cold dead
Chic's, "Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)"
Misheard Lyrics:
It makes me daisy
Original Lyrics:
It makes me hazy
Dire Straits', "Sultans of Swing"
Misheard Lyrics:
A cannon's blowing Texas
Original Lyrics:
A band is blowing Dixie
Fleetwood Mac's, "Dreams"
Misheard Lyrics:
Summer only happens when it's raining
Original Lyrics:
Thunder only happens when it's raining
George Harrison's, "My Sweet Lord"
Misheard Lyrics:
Really wanna scream
Original Lyrics:
Really wanna see you
Godspell's, "Day By Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
To see people near me
Lotta people near me
A lot of people near me
Original Lyrics:
To see Thee more clearly
To love Thee more dearly
To follow Thee more nearly.
Michael Jackson's, "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough"
Misheard Lyrics:
Keep up with the bone door stop
or
Keep up, and the buck don't stop
Original Lyrics:
Keep on with the force, don't stop
Paul Simon's, "Kodachrome"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mama don't take my photos home
Original Lyrics:
Mama don't take my Kodachrome
Pink Floyd's, "Hey You"
Misheard Lyrics:
AU
Original Lyrics:
Hey You
Pink Floyd's, "Money"
Misheard Lyrics:
Monet
or
Mony
or
Mommy
or
Mummy
or
Bonet
Original Lyrics:
Money
 
1980s
Bette Midler's, "The Rose"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sunset love
Original Lyrics:
Some say love
Blondie's, "The Tide Is High"
Misheard Lyrics:
The sky is high but I'm holding on
Original Lyrics:
The tide is high but I'm holding on
Devo's, "Whip It"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's not Kool-Aid
Original Lyrics:
It's not too late
Duran Duran's, "Hold Back the Rain"
Misheard Lyrics:
No masquerade
Original Lyrics:
Hold back the rain
Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam's, "Lost in Emotion"
Misheard Lyrics:
Princella, Princella
Original Lyrics:
Que sera, que sera
Men Without Hats', "Safety Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a shaky dance
Original Lyrics:
It's the Safety Dance
Michael Jackson's, "Billie Jean"
Misheard Lyrics:
But DeChance is not my son
Original Lyrics:
But the kid is not my son
Queen's, "Princes of the Universe"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're the Christmas of the universe
or
We're the Christians of the universe
Original Lyrics:
We're the princes of the universe
REM's, "Don’t go back to Rockville"
Misheard Lyrics:
Looking into what’s a good time
Original Lyrics:
Looking at your watch a third time
REO Speedwagon's, "I Do' Wanna Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
Otter waternoose
Original Lyrics:
I do' wanna know
REO Speedwagon's, "One Lonely Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why, mommy, why?
Original Lyrics:
one lonely night
REO Speedwagon's, "Sweet Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're gonna take our own sweet child
or
We're gonna take our own SweeTARTS
Original Lyrics:
We're gonna take our own sweet time
Theme Songs', "Cha-La Head Cha-La"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cha-la enchilada
Original Lyrics:
Cha-la head cha-la
Toto's, "Africa"
Misheard Lyrics:
I miss the rains down in Africa
Original Lyrics:
I bless the rains down in Africa.
USA for Africa's, "We are the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are the ones who make a Friday
Original Lyrics:
We are the ones who make a brighter day
Wham!'s, "Freedom"
Misheard Lyrics:
Frieda
Original Lyrics:
Freedom
 
1990s
Bell Biv DeVoe's, "Poison"
Misheard Lyrics:
That girl is frozen
Original Lyrics:
That girl is poison
Misheard Lyrics:
And think of the summers of the pest
Original Lyrics:
And think of the summers of the past
Pearl Jam's, "Jeremy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Emily's open
Original Lyrics:
Jeremy spoke in
Rammstein's, "Du Hast"
Misheard Lyrics:
Da hash b*tch gets f**ked
Original Lyrics:
Du hast mich gefragt.
Theme Songs', "Dexter's Laboratory"
Misheard Lyrics:
But Deedee blows his experiments, to steal the rings
Original Lyrics:
But Deedee blows his experiments to smithereens
Vanessa Williams', "Just for Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's hard to read your eyes
Original Lyrics:
It's hard to realize
Vanessa Williams', "Running Back to You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I won't come Roman
Original Lyrics:
I won't come running
Ziggy Marley's, "Believe in Yourself (Arthur Theme)"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a sinkhole message
Original Lyrics:
It's a simple message
 
2000s
Bowling for Soup's, "Punk Rock 101"
Misheard Lyrics:
My Dickies, your sweatbands
My spiked hair, your new zans
Original Lyrics:
My Dickies, your sweatbands
My spiked hair, your new Vans
Fall Out Boy's, "Sugar We're Goin Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chop a heart
Original Lyrics:
Drop a heart
Jennifer Lopez featuring Ja Rule's, "Ain't It Funny (Remix)"
Misheard Lyrics:
It must beat ass
Original Lyrics:
It must be ass
Rammstein's, "Ich Tu Dir Weh"
Misheard Lyrics:
One-insole dandy, rise again!
Original Lyrics:
Wohin soll denn die Reise gehen
 
2010s
Andy Grammer's, "The Pocket "
Misheard Lyrics:
I want a lady octopus stocking.
Original Lyrics:
I want a lady I can put stock in.
Justin Bieber's, "Love Yourself"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I never liked you
Admit that I was wrong
Original Lyrics:
And I never like to admit that I was wrong
 
country
Applejack Ft. Apple Bloom's, "Raise This Barn"
Misheard Lyrics:
Racist barn, racist barn
One, two, three, four
Together, we can racist barn
One, two, three, four
Original Lyrics:
Raise this barn, raise this barn
One, two, three, four
Together, we can raise this barn
One, two, three, four
Applejack Ft. Apple Family & Pinkie Pie's, "Apples to the Core"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're arseholes to the core
Original Lyrics:
We're Apples to the core
Joe Diffie's, "If The Devil Danced In Empty Pockets"
Misheard Lyrics:
...and a call girl for a wife.
Original Lyrics:
...and a twelve girl chorus line.
 
misc
Traditional's, "Baa Baa Black Sheep"
Misheard Lyrics:
Barbra Streisand, have you Andy Warhol?
Original Lyrics:
Baa Baa Black Sheep, have you any wool?

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