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1950s
The Coasters', "Along Came Jones"
Misheard Lyrics:
And then along came Jones Dog named Jones
Original Lyrics:
And then along came Jones Tall, thin Jones
 
1960s
Beatles', "Don't Pass Me By"
Misheard Lyrics:
You were in a dog patch
And you lost your hair
Original Lyrics:
You were in a car crash
And you lost your hair
Johnny Rivers', "Seventh Son"
Misheard Lyrics:
The one they call the setting sun
Original Lyrics:
The one they call the seventh son
Steppenwolf's, "Magic Carpet Ride"
Misheard Lyrics:
Last night I went to Lenin's land
Original Lyrics:
Last night I held Aladdin's lamp
The Beatles', "Can't Buy Me Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can't bobbie love
Original Lyrics:
Can't buy me love
The Beatles', "Ob La Di, Ob La Da"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ob La Di, Ob La Da, light goes on, bra
La-la how the light goes on.
Original Lyrics:
Ob La Di, Ob La Da, life goes on, bra
La-la how the life goes on.
The Flintstones', "The Flintstones theme song"
Misheard Lyrics:
They're the modernstoning family.
Original Lyrics:
They're the modern stone age family.
The Guess Who's, "These Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
These arms, cry every night, oo-woo
Original Lyrics:
These eyes, cry every night, for you
The Hollies', "Bus Stop"
Misheard Lyrics:
Umbrello
Original Lyrics:
Umbrella
 
1970s
Albert Hammond's, "It Never Rains In Southern California"
Misheard Lyrics:
It never rains in California.
The girls, don't they warn ya'?
It pours, Manafort
Original Lyrics:
It never rains in California.
The girls, don't they warn ya'?
It pours, man it pours
Bee Gees', "Stayin' Alive"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stay in the light, stay in the light
Original Lyrics:
Stayin' alive, stayin' alive!
Bee Gees', "Tragedy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Girl, you know I just can't take it all alone
Original Lyrics:
Goin' home I just can't make it all alone
Bob Marley's, "One Love/People Get Ready"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wawa
Original Lyrics:
One love
Bob Seger's, "Ramblin' Gamblin' Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain't afraid to look ya girl hey in the eye
Original Lyrics:
Ain't afraid to look it girl, hear me out.
Bob Seger's, "Ramblin' Gamblin' Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm gonna tell my mom come on
Original Lyrics:
I'm gonna tell my tale come one
Bruce Springsteen's, "Prove It All Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tonight we'll drive that dusty road
From the motor engine ring
To buy you a goat
And a pretty dress of blue
Original Lyrics:
Tonight we'll drive that dusty road
From Monroe to Angeline
To buy you a gold ring
And a pretty dress of blue
Electric Light Orchestra's, "Evil Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
You'll find that boo lion any day
Original Lyrics:
You found a fool lyin' in a daze
Elton John's, "Rocket Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Girl you gonna be a debutante
Original Lyrics:
Burning up his fuse up here alone
Jimmy Buffett's, "Margaritaville"
Misheard Lyrics:
Searching for my log shaker and salt
Original Lyrics:
Searching for my lost shaker of salt
Manfred Mann's, "Blinded by the Light"
Misheard Lyrics:
Blinded by the light
Wrapped up like a goose wearing neon tights
Original Lyrics:
Blinded by the light
Revved up like a deuce
Another runner in the night
Paul Simon's, "Kodachrome"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got an iPhone camera
Original Lyrics:
I've got a Nikon camera
Queen's, "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Misheard Lyrics:
I see little su-wetta of a man
Original Lyrics:
I see a little silhoutto of a man
Starbuck's, "Moonlight, Feels Right"
Misheard Lyrics:
You say you came to Baltimore from Memphis
Original Lyrics:
You said you came to Baltimore from Ole Miss
The Bee Gees', "You Should Be Dancing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Whatcha doin' with your hand in your pants, hey?
Original Lyrics:
What you doin' on your back, aah?
 
1980s
Bobby Brown's, "My Prerogative"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eagle treats is not my thang
Original Lyrics:
Ego trips is not my thang
Chris de Burgh's, "Don't Pay the Ferryman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't pay the ferryman
Don't even pick sale price.
Original Lyrics:
Don't pay the ferryman
Don't even fix a price.
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you get caught between God and New York City
Original Lyrics:
When you get caught between the moon and New York City
Culture Club's, "I'll Tumble 4 Ya"
Misheard Lyrics:
Goya oh boya
Original Lyrics:
I'll Tumble 4 Ya
Eurythmics', "Love Is a Stranger"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I want to,
And I want to,
And I want to suck me central station.
Original Lyrics:
And I want you
And I want you
And I want you so it's an obsession
Mike Reno and Ann Wilson's, "Almost Paradise"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pair of dice
Original Lyrics:
Paradise
Ratt's, "Round And Round"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tied up in bells, are beasts ourselves
Original Lyrics:
Tightened our belts, abused ourselves
Rick James', "17"
Misheard Lyrics:
Flashing in her eyes
Original Lyrics:
Splashing in her eyes
Starship's, "We Built This City"
Misheard Lyrics:
My Cody plays the Mamba.
Original Lyrics:
Marconi plays the Mamba.
The Stranglers', "Skin Deep"
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the Skimby
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep
Twisted Sister's, "I Wanna Rock"
Misheard Lyrics:
So if you ask me why I'm not the way I'm playing
Original Lyrics:
So if you ask me why I like the way I play it
ZZ TOP's, "Sharp Dressed Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Top coat, top hat, I don't wear it cuz my mom is fat
Original Lyrics:
Top coat, top hat, I don't wear it cuz my wallet's fat
 
1990s
Belle and Sebastian's, "Belle And Sebastian"
Misheard Lyrics:
Peddle you uphill
Original Lyrics:
Fellow, you are ill
Disney's 'The Lion King''s, "Circle Of Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Naaaaaaaaaa zeeeeeeeeee bunyaaaaa baba the chihuahuaaaaaaa
Original Lyrics:
Nants ingonyama bagithi baba.
KD Lang's, "Constant craving "
Misheard Lyrics:
Tossed in gravy
Original Lyrics:
Constant craving
Lenny Kravitz's, "Are You Gonna Go My Way?"
Misheard Lyrics:
We’ve got to love and mazel tov
Original Lyrics:
We've got to love & rub a dub
Shania Twain's, "That Don't Impress Me Much"
Misheard Lyrics:
That won't keep me a woman in the middle of the night
Original Lyrics:
That won't keep me warm in the middle of the night
The The's, "Love Is Stronger Than Death"
Misheard Lyrics:
All the thoughts unwanted and all the feelings unexpressed
Original Lyrics:
All the thoughts unuttered and all the feelings unexpressed
Tom Cochrane's, "Life Is A Highway"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm on the highway
Original Lyrics:
Life is a highway
Tracy Chapman's, "Give Me One Reason"
Misheard Lyrics:
Give me one reason to stay here
Or I'll turn my back around
Original Lyrics:
Give me one reason to stay here
And I'll turn right back around
 
2000s
Keith Urban's, "You'll Think of Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take your cap and leave my sweater
Original Lyrics:
Take your cat and leave my sweater
Sean Kingston's, "Fire Burning"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cold like the fire
Cold like fire
Original Lyrics:
Cool like the fire
Cool like fire
 
2010s
DJ Khaled's, "No Brainer"
Misheard Lyrics:
You stick out of the crowd, baby, it's a no-brainer
It ain't the hard earned shoes.
Original Lyrics:
You stick out of the crowd, baby, it's a no-brainer
It ain't that hard to choose
Julia Michaels', "Issues"
Misheard Lyrics:
And one of them is hoping I meet you
Original Lyrics:
And one of them is how bad I need you
Maroon 5's, "Girls Like You "
Misheard Lyrics:
But now it's all good, babe
And I got wood, babe
Very close
Original Lyrics:
But now it's all good, babe
Roll that backwood, babe
And play me close
PSY's, "Gangnam Style"
Misheard Lyrics:
Open condom star
Original Lyrics:
Oppan gangnam style

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