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1960s
Neil Diamond's, "Sweet Caroline"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweet cherry pie
Original Lyrics:
Sweet Caroline
The Rolling Stones', "Jumpin' Jack Flash"
Misheard Lyrics:
I drowned with a spike right through my head
Original Lyrics:
I frowned at the sight of crumbs of bread
The Youngbloods', "Get Together"
Misheard Lyrics:
You hold the key to love and fear, all in your trembling Hanes.
Original Lyrics:
You hold the key to love and fear, all in your trembling hands.
 
1970s
Bee Gees', "Night Fever"
Misheard Lyrics:
Viva night, viva night, viva
Original Lyrics:
Fever, night fever, night fever
Eagles', "King of Hollywood"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just another six-star monkey
Original Lyrics:
Just another silk-scarf monkey
Lynyrd Skynyrd's, "Sweet Home Alabama"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey Birmingham, they love a cobbler
Original Lyrics:
In Birmingham they loved the governor
Manfred Mann's Earth Band's, "Blinded by the Light"
Misheard Lyrics:
And she was blinded by the light
Woke up, took a douche in the middle of the night
Original Lyrics:
And she was blinded by the light
Revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night.
Mungo Jerry's, "In the Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
If her daddy's rich, take her out to the mill
Original Lyrics:
If her daddy's rich, take her out for a meal.
Nicolette Larson's, "Lotta Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's gonna take a Lotto ball
Original Lyrics:
It's gonna take a lotta love
Ohio Players', "Love Rollercoaster"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna rock
Original Lyrics:
I wanna ride
Misheard Lyrics:
Gay me
Original Lyrics:
Amie
Santana's, "Jingo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yo mama
Original Lyrics:
Lo, Ba, Ba
Steely Dan's, "Haitian Divorce"
Misheard Lyrics:
She drinks the vomit from the cocoa shell
Original Lyrics:
She drinks the zombie from the cocoa shell
The Cars', "Just What I Needed"
Misheard Lyrics:
And talking in your sneakers
Original Lyrics:
And talking in your sleep
 
1980s
Anthrax's, "I Am The Law"
Misheard Lyrics:
Respect the bad - his earring's full of blood
Original Lyrics:
Respect the badge - he earned it with his blood
Def Leppard's, "Hysteria"
Misheard Lyrics:
You could try to get a pizza to me
Original Lyrics:
You could try to get closer to me
Elton John's, "Tiny Dancer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Happy birthday, private waxer
Original Lyrics:
Hold me closer, Tiny Dancer
Misheard Lyrics:
RE/MAX
Original Lyrics:
Relax
Kathy Mattea's, "Eighteen Wheels (And a Dozen Roses)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eighteen wheels and a dozen donuts
Ten more miles on his 4K run
Original Lyrics:
Eighteen wheels and a dozen roses
Ten more miles on his four day run
Prince's, "Raspberry Beret"
Misheard Lyrics:
Round merry-go-round
or
Round, Mary go round
Original Lyrics:
Raspberry beret
Ray Parker Jr.'s, "Ghostbusters"
Misheard Lyrics:
Those f***ers!
Original Lyrics:
Ghostbusters!
Stevie Wonder's, "Part-Time Lover"
Misheard Lyrics:
At night someone ring out da bell
Original Lyrics:
Last night someone rang our doorbell
Styx's, "Mr. Roboto"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am the Muslim man
Original Lyrics:
I am the mod-ren (modern) man
Tears For Fears', "Head Over Heels"
Misheard Lyrics:
And dreaming of adopting
Original Lyrics:
And dreaming I'm a doctor.
The Cars', "You Might Think"
Misheard Lyrics:
And signing is some child
Original Lyrics:
Inside me is some child
Tiffany's, "I Saw Him Standing There"
Misheard Lyrics:
The radio was way beyond compare
Original Lyrics:
The way he looked was way beyond compare
Tiffany's, "I Think We're Alone Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
I think we're ammonia
Original Lyrics:
I think we're alone now
Tiffany's, "Radio Romance"
Misheard Lyrics:
From Pooh?
Original Lyrics:
From who?
Wham!'s, "Edge of Heaven"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take you to the itch of heaven
Original Lyrics:
Take you to the edge of heaven
Whitesnake's, "Here I Go Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't know where I'm growing
Original Lyrics:
I don't know where I'm going
 
1990s
Bush 's, "Glycerine "
Misheard Lyrics:
Bad Moon Wautegan,
And the falls around me
Original Lyrics:
Bad moon white again
As she falls around me
Citizen King's, "Better Days (And the Bottom Drops Out)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the bomb drops down
Original Lyrics:
And the bottom drops out
Destiny’s Child's, "Say My Name "
Misheard Lyrics:
I know you’re sniffin' glue & I can’t do a thing,
Someone's walkin' round that’s the way it seems.
Original Lyrics:
I know you say that I am assuming things,
Something's going down that’s the way it seems.
Foo Fighters', "My Hero"
Misheard Lyrics:
There goes my hero, Sgt. Eric
Original Lyrics:
There goes my hero
He's ordinary.
Live's, "All Over You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Our love is like Waldo.
Original Lyrics:
Our love is like water.
Nirvana's, "Territorial P***ings"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I was a minion
Got just one opinion
Original Lyrics:
When I was an alien
Cultures were opinions.
Rusted Root's, "Send Me on My Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
He show had hit fun in run!
or
You know what's sing on beyond!
Original Lyrics:
You know what they say about the young
TLC's, "Baby-Baby-Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
I recall many conversations with myself
Original Lyrics:
I require plenty conversation with my sex
 
2000s
Avenged Sevenfold's, "Dear God"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sun sets in the Juanita Way.
Original Lyrics:
Some search, never finding a way.
Avenged Sevenfold's, "Dear God"
Misheard Lyrics:
herpes hard to find
Original Lyrics:
purpose hard to find
Bob Dylan's, "Thunder on the Mountain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bono raised me
Original Lyrics:
Gonna raise me
Bon Jovi's, "It's My Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ben Franklin says "I did it my way"
or
Ben Franklin said "I didn't microwave"
Original Lyrics:
Like Frankie said "I did it my way"
Bon Jovi's, "It's My Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
For freaky s***, I did it my way.
Original Lyrics:
Like Frankie said, 'I did it my way'.
Fat Joe's, "What's Luv"
Misheard Lyrics:
What's Love, Dr Do, Dr. Dolittle
Original Lyrics:
What's luv got to do, got to do with it baby?
Mortiis', "You Put a Hex on Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why do you use me, holding me?
Why do you rattle all the boats?
Original Lyrics:
Why do you use the old juju?
Why do you battle all them bones?
 
2010s
Alice in Chains', "Rainier Fog"
Misheard Lyrics:
You never know with an Imago.
Original Lyrics:
You never knew a long time ago.
Alice in Chains', "Rainier Fog"
Misheard Lyrics:
You'd never blown some kind of ho.
Original Lyrics:
You'd never know a long time ago.
Misheard Lyrics:
All we need is somebody to nee-naw.
Original Lyrics:
All we need is somebody to lean on.
VNV Nation's, "Nova"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like potted souls, divided for an age
Original Lyrics:
Like parted souls, divided for an age
 
country
Garth Brooks', "Rodeo"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's the bulls are up
And the dust and mud
It's the roar of a Sunday crowd
It's the white in the knuckle
And the gold in the buckle they will win if the knicks go out
It's the boots and chaps and cowboys hats
And the spurs and a latigo
It's the ropes and the reins
The joys and pain
And they call this thing basketball!
Original Lyrics:
It's the bulls and blood
The dust and mud
The roar of a Sunday crowd It's the white in his knuckles
The gold in his buckle
He'll win the next go 'round It's boots and chaps and cowboys hats
Spurs and a latigo
It's the ropes and the reins
The joys and pain
And they call the thing 'Rodeo'.

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