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1960s
Commercial's, "Kent Cigarettes"
Misheard Lyrics:
What a good time for a tent
Original Lyrics:
What a good time for a Kent
The Who's, "Magic Bus"
Misheard Lyrics:
Thank you, Driver, for gettin' me here,
Oh veal inspector, have no fear
I don't want to cuss and fuss, but can I buy your magic bus?
Original Lyrics:
Thank you, Driver, for gettin' me here,
You'll be an inspector, have no fear
I don't want to cause no fuss, but can I buy your magic bus?
 
1970s
ABBA's, "Take a Chance on Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ami-Amstel free
Original Lyrics:
Honey, I'm still free
Bee Gees', "You Should Be Dancing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We’re shickin’ dancing, yeah.
Original Lyrics:
You should be dancing, yeah.
Blondie's, "Heart of Glass"
Misheard Lyrics:
In my dreams
Original Lyrics:
In between
Carpenters', "There's a Kind of Hush (All Over the World)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And nobody else inside
Original Lyrics:
And nobody else in sight
Four Seasons', "December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)"
Misheard Lyrics:
As I recall it ended my blue suit.
Original Lyrics:
As I recall it ended much too soon.
Mac and Katie Kissoon's, "Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep"
Misheard Lyrics:
Woke up this morning and Obama was gone
Original Lyrics:
Woke up this morning and your mama was gone
Middle Of The Road's, "Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where's Obama gone?
Original Lyrics:
Where's your mama gone?
Queen's, "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Misheard Lyrics:
Beelzebub has the devil for his son,...for me, for me
Original Lyrics:
Beelzebub has a devil put aside for me, for me
The Commodores', "Brick House"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause she's a freak... wow.
Original Lyrics:
'Cause she's a brick... house.
 
1980s
Blondie's, "Call Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Comet
Original Lyrics:
Call me
Blondie's, "The Tide Is High"
Misheard Lyrics:
The time is right
Original Lyrics:
The tide is high
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you get caught between the Moog in New York City
Original Lyrics:
When you get caught between the moon and New York City
Commercial's, "Amtrak"
Misheard Lyrics:
Olive oil
Olive oil
All of us, Amtrak
Original Lyrics:
All aboard
All aboard
All aboard Amtrak
Crowded House's, "Don't Dream it's Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
There is freedom with him
Original Lyrics:
There is freedom within
Crowded House's, "Don't Dream it's Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
To build a war between us
Original Lyrics:
To build a wall between us
Crowded House's, "Weather with You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Things are cooking in my kitchen
Original Lyrics:
Things ain't cooking in my kitchen
Genesis', "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm going down, going down like the Bunkers
Original Lyrics:
I'm going down, going down like a monkey
Madonna's, "Like a Virgin"
Misheard Lyrics:
On a budget
Original Lyrics:
Like a virgin
Michael Jackson's, "Bad"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cha-more
Original Lyrics:
Come on!
Prince's, "Raspberry Beret"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rags beautiful rags
Original Lyrics:
Raspberry beret
Starship's, "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nothing's coming to stardom now
Original Lyrics:
Nothing's gonna stop us now
The Police's, "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic"
Misheard Lyrics:
Aristotle called her up a 1000 times a day
Original Lyrics:
I resolve to call her up 1000 times a day.
Weird Al Yankovic's, "Like a Surgeon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a subject
Original Lyrics:
Like a surgeon
Wham!'s, "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
My beet sperm in it, never been the same
Original Lyrics:
And my beats per minute never been the same.
 
1990s
Cathy Dennis', "Touch Me (All Night Long)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hold me baby
Dries like raisins
Original Lyrics:
Hold me baby
Drive me crazy
Chumbawamba's, "Tubthumping"
Misheard Lyrics:
Glisten the night away
Original Lyrics:
Pissing the night away
Chumbawamba's, "Tubthumping"
Misheard Lyrics:
I get locked out
or
I get knocked out
Original Lyrics:
I get knocked down
Chumbawamba's, "Tubthumping"
Misheard Lyrics:
Listening to Broadway
Original Lyrics:
Pissing the night away
DJ Shadow's, "Blood on the Motorway"
Misheard Lyrics:
Green light
Original Lyrics:
Relax
Next's, "Too Close"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, let me try it
I am so excited
Original Lyrics:
Baby, when we're grindin'
I get so excited
Nirvana's, "Drain You"
Misheard Lyrics:
One baby to another says I'm lookin' at you
Original Lyrics:
One baby to another says I'm lucky to have met you
Slipknot's, "Liberate"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kick the dog at bay
Original Lyrics:
Keep the dog at bay
Spice Girls', "2 Become 1"
Misheard Lyrics:
Set your spinet free
Original Lyrics:
Set your spirit free
Spice Girls', "Goodbye"
Misheard Lyrics:
Goodnight, my friends
Original Lyrics:
Goodbye, my friends
Spice Girls', "Say You'll Be There"
Misheard Lyrics:
And all that I want from you
Is a pharmacist, you'll be there
Original Lyrics:
And all that I want from you
Is a promise you will be there
Spice Girls', "Wannabe"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you wanna be a llama
Original Lyrics:
If you wanna be my lover
Theme Songs', "Sweet Valley High"
Misheard Lyrics:
Look right down in a crowded hall
Original Lyrics:
Look right down any crowded hall
 
2000s
3 Doors Down's, "Be Like That"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I could be like Ben
Original Lyrics:
If I could be like that
Backstreet Boys', "Just Want You to Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wish that I get bullied
Original Lyrics:
I wish that I could believe
Commercial's, "Kars4Kids"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't eat your car today
Original Lyrics:
Donate your car today
Fall Out Boy's, "Sugar We're Going Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're going downtown on the miracle mile
Original Lyrics:
We're going down, down in an earlier round
Justin Timberlake's, "Sexyback"
Misheard Lyrics:
Go ahead be dumb with it
Original Lyrics:
Go ahead, be gone wit' it.
Madonna's, "Music"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, Mr. BJ
Original Lyrics:
Hey, Mr. DJ
Theme Songs', "Miffy and Friends"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's go out and pray
Original Lyrics:
Let's go out and play
Vanessa Carlton's, "Ordinary Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
Time will not be
Original Lyrics:
Time will not flee
 
2010s
Backstreet Boys', "Don't Go Breaking My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Am I beer to open?
Original Lyrics:
Am I being too open?
Lorde's, "Tennis Court"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby be the class clown, I'll be the beauty queen in Sears
Original Lyrics:
Baby be the class clown, I'll be the beauty queen in tears
Shawn Mullins', "Lullaby"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's a lizard with her mom outside the city.
Original Lyrics:
She still lives with her mom outside the city.

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