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1960s
5th Dimension's, "Stoned Soul Picnic"
Misheard Lyrics:
Red yellow honey that’s a brand of moonshine
Original Lyrics:
Red yellow honey sassafras and moonshine, moonshine
Donovan's, "donovan"
Misheard Lyrics:
What goes on, cheek to cheek.
Original Lyrics:
What goes on? Chick-a-chick.
 
1970s
Electric Light Orchestra's, "Don't Bring Me Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't bring me down, gruss!
Original Lyrics:
Don't bring me down, grrroosss!
Led Zeppelin's, "Black Dog"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oooo I wanna screw your mouth
Original Lyrics:
Move the way you're doin' now
 
1980s
Adrian Gurvitz's, "Classic"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gonna write a classic
Gonna write it in an alley
Baby, I'm a Harley now
A Harley for your ride
Original Lyrics:
Got to write a classic
Got to write it in an attic
Baby, I'm an addict now
An addict for your love
Bruce Springsteen's, "Born in the USA"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bomb in the USA
Original Lyrics:
Born in the USA
Crowded House's, "Don't Dream It's Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Only shadows of hell
Original Lyrics:
Only shadows ahead
Lipps Inc.'s, "Funkytown"
Misheard Lyrics:
Taco Bell
Original Lyrics:
Talk about it
Metallica's, "Dyers Eve"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm in hell without you.
Cannot cope without YouTube.
Original Lyrics:
I'm in hell without you.
Cannot cope without you two.
Neil Diamond's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
They're coming to an Eric club
Original Lyrics:
They're coming to America
Misheard Lyrics:
More than 700 enemy troops were killed last week
In access to the portive area
Original Lyrics:
More than 700 enemy troops were killed last week
In that sensitive border area
Prince's, "Controversy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Touch your pussy.
Original Lyrics:
Controversy
Ratt's, "Round and Round"
Misheard Lyrics:
We'll put you on your shell
Original Lyrics:
We'll put you on your shelf
Rod Stewart's, "Forever Young"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't you stay away from Heaven
When your friends bring a bag of dope
Original Lyrics:
Build your Stairway to Heaven
With your prince and a vagabond
 
1990s
Annie Lennox's, "Walking On Broken Glass"
Misheard Lyrics:
Since you've married me
Original Lyrics:
Since you've abandoned me
Coldcut's, "Panopticon"
Misheard Lyrics:
I think this guy recycles
or
That famous guy recycles
Original Lyrics:
Things go in cycles
Coldcut's, "Panopticon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kill Tijuana against the odds
Original Lyrics:
Guilty of violence against the Earth
Coldcut's, "Panopticon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Till the next time a tree gets in the way of her breast
Original Lyrics:
Till the next time a tree gets in the way of progress
Eiffel 65's, "Blue (Da Ba Dee)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Blue is the color I buy in my hair
Original Lyrics:
Blue is the color I thought that I'd wear
Fuel's, "Shimmer"
Misheard Lyrics:
All the shiny tins
Original Lyrics:
All that she intends
Fuel's, "Shimmer"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I break out the band
Original Lyrics:
And I brake at the bend
Fuel's, "Shimmer"
Misheard Lyrics:
To fart away
Original Lyrics:
Too far away
Guns N Roses', "November Rain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like rockets in the Balkins
Original Lyrics:
I'll just end up walking in the cold November rain.
Israel Kamakawiwoʻole's, "Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Solar over the rainbow way up high
Original Lyrics:
Somewhere over the rainbow way up high
Max Coveri's, "Running in the 90s"
Misheard Lyrics:
undesired
Original Lyrics:
I need fire
Primal Scream's, "Loaded"
Misheard Lyrics:
I saw her on the news tonight...
Original Lyrics:
I don't wanna lose your love...
 
2000s
Bruce Springsteen's, "Lonesome Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
Holstein cow
Original Lyrics:
Lonesome day
Bruce Springsteen's, "My City of Ruins"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come on Lysol
Original Lyrics:
Come on rise up
Bruce Springsteen's, "The Rising"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come on up for Verizon
Original Lyrics:
Come on up for the Rising
Celine Dion's, "God Bless America"
Misheard Lyrics:
My old sweet home
Original Lyrics:
My home sweet home
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't care your ear tonight
Original Lyrics:
I don't care you're here tonight
Kelis', "Millionaire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Papa, I'm a millionaire
But sex with air don't sell affection.
Original Lyrics:
Papa, I'm a millionaire
But such an air don't sell affection.
L'arc~en~ciel's, "Stay Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cousin Steve, stay away
Original Lyrics:
causes stain, stay away
L'arc~en~ciel's, "Stay Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
butter me, microwave
Original Lyrics:
bother me right away
L'arc~en~ciel's, "Stay Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
cousin stay
Original Lyrics:
causes stain
Max Coveri's, "Running in the '90s"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get your credit card, girls are made of money
All I wanna get is your baby
Original Lyrics:
Get your credit card cuz I need no money
All I wanna get is you, baby
Missy Elliott's, "Get Ur Freak On"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm lasting twenty rounds
And if you want me (hippo) then come and get me now
Original Lyrics:
I'm lasting twenty rounds
And if you want me (nigga) then come and get me now
No Doubt's, "It's My Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's my life
It never rains.
Original Lyrics:
It's my life
It never ends.
 
2010s
Dua Lipa's, "New Rules"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got no roof I counted
Original Lyrics:
I got new rules I count 'em
Ringo Starr's, "Peace Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Last night I had a pee stream
Original Lyrics:
Last night I had a peace dream
 
country
Alan Jackson's, "Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Did you burst out with crying
Original Lyrics:
Did you burst out with pride
Brooks & Dunn's, "Only in America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Only in a vehicle
or
Only in a miracle
Original Lyrics:
Only in America
Jo Dee Messina featuring Tim McGraw's, "Bring on the Rain"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I'm cussing anyway
Original Lyrics:
And I'm thirsty anyway
Lee Greenwood's, "God Bless the USA"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I won't forget the man in doubt
Original Lyrics:
And I won't forget the man who died
Lee Greenwood's, "God Bless the USA"
Misheard Lyrics:
Confess the USA
Original Lyrics:
God bless the USA
Lonestar's, "I'm Already There"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm your Dromedary man
Original Lyrics:
I'm your imaginary friend
Toby Keith's, "Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue"
Misheard Lyrics:
My daddy served in the Arby's
Original Lyrics:
My daddy served in the Army
Tracy Byrd's, "Watermelon Crawl"
Misheard Lyrics:
I saw a homemade sign written in red: Rind County Watermelon Festival Ahead.
Original Lyrics:
I saw a homemade sign written in red: Rhine County Watermelon Festival Ahead.
 
misc
Traditional's, "America (My Country 'tis of Thee)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh did I sing
Original Lyrics:
Of thee I sing
Traditional's, "The Battle Hymn of the Republic"
Misheard Lyrics:
His crew is marching on
Original Lyrics:
His truth is marching on

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