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1950s
Frank Sinatra's, "High Hopes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Problem Kurb
Original Lyrics:
(There goes another) problem Ker-Pop!
The Jud Conlon Chorus', "You Can Fly"
Misheard Lyrics:
take the bath batman snake
Original Lyrics:
Take the path that moonbeams make
 
1960s
Arthur Conley's, "Sweet Soul Music"
Misheard Lyrics:
Spotlight on Lou Rawls, don't he look false!
Original Lyrics:
Spotlight on Lou Rawls, y'all
Don't he look boss, y'all?
Cast of 'Fiddler On The Roof''s, "If I Were A Rich Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
All day long I'd read-ead-ead a book.
Original Lyrics:
All day long, I'd bitty bitty boom.
Santana's, "Evil Ways"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gene and Joe and who knows who
Original Lyrics:
Jean and Joan and a who knows who
The Drifters', "Under The Boardwalk"
Misheard Lyrics:
Another boardwalk
Original Lyrics:
Under the boardwalk
Theme Songs', "Scooby Doo, Where Are You?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're ready and you're with it
Original Lyrics:
You're ready and you're willing
 
1970s
Gerry Rafferty's, "Right Down the Line"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know much of Lee, don't you?
Original Lyrics:
I know how much I lean on you
Kate Bush's, "Wuthering Heights"
Misheard Lyrics:
You had a tampon
Original Lyrics:
You had a temper
Little River Band's, "Help Is on Its Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
AIDS on
Original Lyrics:
Hang on
Magazine's, "Shot By Both Sides"
Misheard Lyrics:
Short socks, adult size
Original Lyrics:
Shot by both sides
Minnie Riperton's, "Lovin' You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stare at me when we grow old
Original Lyrics:
Stay with me while we grow old
Peter Frampton's, "Something's Happening"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where is the reason I keep teasin' - if I knew
Original Lyrics:
Where is the reason, I'll be the cheese in your fondue
Santana's, "No One to Depend On"
Misheard Lyrics:
I ain't got nobody, that I can depend on, to drink White Lightning
Original Lyrics:
I ain't got nobody, that I can depend on, (followed by a section sung in Spanish)
Sex Pistols', "Anarchy In The U.K."
Misheard Lyrics:
Your future dream is a shopping scheme
Original Lyrics:
Your future gleam is a shopping scheme
Steely Dan's, "Do It Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Drew it again
Original Lyrics:
Do it Again
Steve Miller Band's, "The Joker"
Misheard Lyrics:
I really love your feet, just wanna shake your tree
Original Lyrics:
I really love your peaches, wanna shake your tree
 
1980s
A Flock of Seagulls', "I Ran (So Far Away)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I am
A man so far away
Original Lyrics:
And I ran
I ran so far away
Beach Boys', "Kokomo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Martiniique. Vermont's a rotten stink.
Original Lyrics:
St. Martinique, that Monserat mystique
Bruce Springsteen's, "Glory Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
40 days
Original Lyrics:
Glory Days
Culture Club's, "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?"
Misheard Lyrics:
In this light
Original Lyrics:
In this life
Deniece Williams', "It's Gonna Take A Miracle"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll never be the same as before you.
Original Lyrics:
I'll never be the same anymore, ooh...
Eric Carmen's, "Hungry Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna hear me some Weird Al.
Original Lyrics:
I wanna hold you so hear me out.
Falco's, "Der Kommissar"
Misheard Lyrics:
Trapped in the room
Original Lyrics:
Drah' di net um
George Harrison's, "Got My Mind Set On You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got my mom said on you
Original Lyrics:
I got my mind set on you
Information Society's, "What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Serenity
Original Lyrics:
Pure energy
Men Without Hats', "Pop Goes the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pop goes the one
Original Lyrics:
Pop goes the world
Men Without Hats', "Safety Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I can act like I'm innocent
Original Lyrics:
And I can act like an imbecile
Mr. Mister's, "Broken Wings"
Misheard Lyrics:
You got to love to fly
Original Lyrics:
You got to learn to fly
Paul Young's, "Every Time You Go Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every time you go away,
You take a piece of cheese with you
Original Lyrics:
Every time you go away
You take a piece of me with you
Peter Cetera and Amy Grant's, "The Next Time I Fall"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wonder if it's white
Original Lyrics:
I wonder if it's wise
Queen's, "Killer Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's a kidder...sheeee
Original Lyrics:
She's a killer queen.
Rick Derringer's, "Real American"
Misheard Lyrics:
I feel strong about bragging on
Original Lyrics:
I feel strong about right and wrong
Rick James', "Super Freak"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's a silver screen
Original Lyrics:
She's a super freak
Rod Stewart's, "Some Guys Have All the Luck"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know I would die if I ever found out she was doing me
Original Lyrics:
I know I would die if I ever found out she was fooling me
Steve Winwood's, "Higher Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bring me a hired love
Original Lyrics:
Bring me a higher love
Talking Heads', "Burning Down the House"
Misheard Lyrics:
Vernon down the house
Original Lyrics:
Burning down the house
This Mortal Coil's, "Song to the Siren"
Misheard Lyrics:
Were you here when I was far so?
Original Lyrics:
Were you here when I was full sail?
Yes', "Owner of a Lonely Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Homer and the lonely Bart
(marshmallow banana)
Original Lyrics:
Owner of a lonely heart
(much better than a)
 
1990s
C+C Music Factory's, "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)"
Misheard Lyrics:
American Bandstand
Original Lyrics:
Everybody dance now
Enigma's, "Age of Loneliness (Carly's Song)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pokemon (specifically “Poky-mohn)
Original Lyrics:
Gloria
MC Hammer's, "U Can't Touch This"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bake a pie
Original Lyrics:
Break it down
R.E.M.'s, "Man on the Moon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Martin Luther plays the Game of Life
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
Indian coughing in the wrestling match
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
Original Lyrics:
Mott the Hoople and the Game of Life
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
Andy Kaufman in the wrestling match
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
Texas', "In Our Lifetime"
Misheard Lyrics:
One summer lifetime
Original Lyrics:
Once in a lifetime
 
2000s
Static-X's, "Lunatic"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take my cellphone
Talk to me now!
Original Lyrics:
Take myself out
Time to reload
Weird Al Yankovic's, "White And Nerdy"
Misheard Lyrics:
They see me rollin’ a foot long
Original Lyrics:
They see me mowin’ my front lawn
 
2010s
Miley Cyrus', "Wrecking Ball"
Misheard Lyrics:
You raped me
Original Lyrics:
You wreck me
Taylor Swift's, "Getaway car"
Misheard Lyrics:
And Taylor Swift to the other side
Original Lyrics:
Until I switched to the other side
 
misc
Commercial's, "De Beers"
Misheard Lyrics:
A diaper is forever
Original Lyrics:
A diamond is forever
Traditional's, "Sarasponda"
Misheard Lyrics:
Still responding
Still responding
Still responding
Red set set
Original Lyrics:
Sarasponda
Sarasponda
Sarasponda
Ret set set

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