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1960s
Buffalo Springfield's, "For What It's Worth"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody, look, it's going down!
Original Lyrics:
Everybody look what's going down
Iron Butterfly's, "In a Gadda da Vida"
Misheard Lyrics:
In a garbage of Beatles, baby
Original Lyrics:
In a Gadda da Vida, baby
Otis Redding's, "(Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've been sittin' on the top of a bear
Original Lyrics:
I've been sittin' on the dock of a bay
The Zombies', "Time of the Season"
Misheard Lyrics:
When love runs hot
Original Lyrics:
When love runs high
 
1970s
Bee Gees', "How Deep Is Your Love?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You are the dog to my parasol
Original Lyrics:
You know the door to my very soul.
Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods', "Billy, Don't Be a Hero"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't be a fool with your wife
Original Lyrics:
Don't be a fool with your life
Bruce Springsteen's, "Blinded by the Light"
Misheard Lyrics:
Footloose like a douche
Original Lyrics:
Cut loose like a deuce
Bruce Springsteen's, "Tenth Avenue Freeze Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
Damn Devil in Freeside
Original Lyrics:
Tenth Avenue Freeze out
Carpenters', "Bless the Beasts and Children"
Misheard Lyrics:
Give them shelter from the store
Original Lyrics:
Give them shelter from the storm
Devo's, "Jocko Homo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Monkey man has to stoop
He's using grass to wipe up his poop
Are we not men
We are Devo
Original Lyrics:
monkey men in business suits
They all go dance the poot
Are we not men
We are Devo
Foreigner's, "Hot Blooded"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take it, 'N Sync
Original Lyrics:
Check it and see
Jackson Browne's, "Running on Empty"
Misheard Lyrics:
Going on MTV
Original Lyrics:
Running on empty
Norman Greenbaum's, "Spirit in the Sky"
Misheard Lyrics:
Going off to the spillage of disguise
Original Lyrics:
Going up to the spirit in the sky
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
Singing in official
Original Lyrics:
Swimming in a fishbowl
Robert John's, "The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) (Mbube)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hush my Dolly, don't fear my Dolly
Original Lyrics:
Hush my darling, don't fear my darling
White Plains', "My Baby Loves Lovin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
My baby nose
Original Lyrics:
My baby loves
 
1980s
Billy Vera and the Beaters', "At This Moment"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why did you sing?
Original Lyrics:
What did you think...
Dire Straits', "Money for Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We gotta insult Michael and Bowie
Original Lyrics:
We gotta install microwave ovens
Elton John's, "Nikita"
Misheard Lyrics:
Captain, ten tin soldiers in a roll
Original Lyrics:
Counting ten tin soldiers in a row
Elton John's, "Nikita"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, Nikita, it's the other side
I'll learn to give a light in time
Original Lyrics:
Oh, Nikita is the other side
Of any given line in time
Falco's, "Rock Me Amadeus"
Misheard Lyrics:
Honor days, honor days
Original Lyrics:
Amadeus, Amadeus
Foreigner's, "Urgent"
Misheard Lyrics:
Virgin
Original Lyrics:
Urgent
Irene Cara's, "Flashdance...What a Feeling"
Misheard Lyrics:
In a whirl made of steer
Made of storm
Original Lyrics:
In a world made of steel
Made of stone
Joey Scarbury's, "Theme from the Greatest American Hero"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't give me a notch
Original Lyrics:
Believe it or not
Joey Scarbury's, "Theme from the Greatest American Hero"
Misheard Lyrics:
I never thought I could be so freaky
Original Lyrics:
I never thought I could be so free
Kaoma's, "Dançando Lambada"
Misheard Lyrics:
December Bombarded
Original Lyrics:
Dançando Lambada
Kaoma's, "Lambada"
Misheard Lyrics:
Short on do some foil
Original Lyrics:
Chorando se foi
Peter Gabriel's, "Big Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
Big top
Original Lyrics:
Big time
Peter Gabriel's, "In Your Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
In your arms
or
In your ass
Original Lyrics:
In your eyes
Peter Gabriel's, "Sledgehammer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Smash
Original Lyrics:
Sledge
Steve Miller Band's, "Abracadabra"
Misheard Lyrics:
Aggra-aggra-cadever
Original Lyrics:
Abra-Abracadabra
Tears for Fears', "Sowing the Seeds of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
The burns and the bleeds
Original Lyrics:
The birds and the bees
The Clash's, "Rock the Casbah"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maria Carey I say
Original Lyrics:
Sharif don't like it
Whitney Houston's, "So Emotional"
Misheard Lyrics:
I get so emotional, David
Original Lyrics:
I get so emotional, baby
 
1990s
B*Witched's, "Sabrina (She'll Bewitch Ya)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Calls a dreamer
Original Lyrics:
Call Sabrina
Celine Dion's, "Where Does My Heart Beat Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
That only ankles through the night
Original Lyrics:
That only echoes through the night
Janet Jackson's, "Runaway"
Misheard Lyrics:
Running with my love
Original Lyrics:
Runaway with me and my love
Jesus Jones', "Real Real Real"
Misheard Lyrics:
Real real real
Do you feel real
And that's all I'd like to know
Do you feel real real
And that's all I'd like to know
Original Lyrics:
Real real real
Do you feel real
And if so I'd like to know
How to feel real real
Do you feel real
And if so I'd like to know
Joan Osborne's, "One of Us"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just a strangler on the bus
Original Lyrics:
Just a stranger on the bus
Vanessa Carlton's, "A Thousand Miles"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause you know I'd walk a thousand smiles
Original Lyrics:
'Cause you know I'd walk a thousand miles
Whitney Houston's, "Didn't We Almost Have It All?"
Misheard Lyrics:
When love was all we had worth living
Original Lyrics:
When love was all we had worth giving
Whitney Houston's, "My Love Is Your Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Milo is yolo
Original Lyrics:
My love is your love
 
2000s
Basement Jaxx's, "Where's Your Head At"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't let those words cake in on you
Original Lyrics:
Don't let the walls cave in on you
Lee Ann Womack's, "The Berenstain Bears"
Misheard Lyrics:
They're a lot like people, only no sir
Original Lyrics:
They're a lot like people, only more so
Whitney Houston's, "Million Dollar Bill"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mail your dollar bills
Original Lyrics:
million dollar bill
 
2010s
Camila Cabello's, "Havana"
Misheard Lyrics:
Na no no na na.
Ma' hea't ma' hea't ma' hea't no na no no na na.
He took me back to ni na na no no na na.
Original Lyrics:
Havana, ooh na-na
Half of my heart is in Havana, ooh-na-na
He took me back to East Atlanta, na-na-na
Katy Perry's, "Chained to the Rhythm"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take me to the river
Original Lyrics:
Chained to the rhythm
Katy Perry's, "Chained to the Rhythm"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take me to the river
Original Lyrics:
Chained to the rhythm
 
misc
Traditional's, "John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hit Man is my name, too
Original Lyrics:
His name is my name, too
Traditional's, "This Little Light of Mine"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's 1999
Original Lyrics:
This little light of mine

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