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1950s
Sheb Wooley's, "Purple People Eater"
Misheard Lyrics:
It was a one night one whore
Flying purple pimple eater
Original Lyrics:
It was a one eyed one horned
Flying purple people eater
 
1960s
Aretha Franklin's, "Chain of Fools"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sham sham sham
Shampoo
Original Lyrics:
Chain, chain, chain
Chain of fools
Etta James', "At Last"
Misheard Lyrics:
Aunt Lask
Original Lyrics:
At last
The Shangri-Las', "Leader Of The Pack"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’ll never forget him, the leader of Iraq
Original Lyrics:
I'll never forget him, the Leader of the Pack.
 
1970s
Bee Gees', "Stayin Alive"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't try to understand a New York type of dago man
Original Lyrics:
We can try to understand The New York Times' effect on man
Olivia Newton-John's, "Please, Mr. Please"
Misheard Lyrics:
Please Mister, don't blame me at 17
Original Lyrics:
Please Mister, please
Don't play B-17.
Styx's, "Lady"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sparkly fear and loathing
Original Lyrics:
Sparkling, clear, and lovely
Thin Lizzy's, "Waiting For An Alibi"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause Liberace smokes another cigarette
Original Lyrics:
Against the odds he smokes another cigarette
Thin Lizzy's, "Waiting For An Alibi"
Misheard Lyrics:
Valentino's got a booby shop
Original Lyrics:
Valentino's got a bookie shop
 
1980s
'Til Tuesday's, "What About Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Living on science
Original Lyrics:
Living on silence
After The Fire's, "Der Kommissar"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't turn around, they call me saucy town
Original Lyrics:
Don't turn around, Der Kommisar's in town
David Bowie's, "Modern Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Church on time, makes me horny.
Original Lyrics:
Church on time, makes me party.
Elvis Costello's, "This Year's Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Vicious Girl
Original Lyrics:
This year's girl
George Harrison's, "Got My Mind Set On You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wake up, my mom sat on you
Original Lyrics:
I've got my mind set on you.
Janet Jackson's, "Love Will Never Do (Without You) "
Misheard Lyrics:
Our friends say we're heaven sent
Original Lyrics:
Our friends think we're opposites
Metallica's, "The Four Horsemen "
Misheard Lyrics:
Boston is drawing nearer
Another sea-plane ride
A gun to take your life
Under the death of night
Pitiful Austin right
Or chew your thing tonight !!
Original Lyrics:
The horsemen are drawing nearer
On the leather steeds they ride
They have come to take your life
On through the dead of night
With the four horsemen ride
Or choose your fate and die
Prefab Sprout's, "King Of Rock 'N' Roll"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jumping frog, outboard cookie
Original Lyrics:
Hot dog, jumping frog, Albuquerque
Prefab Sprout's, "The King of Rock 'n' Roll"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hot dog, jumping frog and blue cookie
Original Lyrics:
Hotdog, jumping frog Albequerque!
Rick James', "Super Freak"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jesus super freak
Original Lyrics:
She's a super freak
The Plimsouls', "A Million Miles Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
I should have got full there, it's the reason I stayed.
Original Lyrics:
I should have got loaded; some reason, I stayed.
The Plimsouls', "A Million Miles Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Took a bit that we used to know
Original Lyrics:
To a place that we used to know
The Replacements', "Gary's Got a Boner"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're gonna f___ Madonna! You're gonna f___ Madonna!
Original Lyrics:
You're gonna suck me down! You're gonna stick it to her!
The Whispers', "Up On Soul Train"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't eat no chicken
Original Lyrics:
I don't need no ticket
The Who's, "Eminence Front"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a living, it's fun!
Original Lyrics:
It's an eminence front!
 
1990s
Barenaked Ladies', "If I Had $1000000"
Misheard Lyrics:
I would buy you a gay car
Original Lyrics:
I would buy you a K car
Bell Biv Devoe's, "Poison"
Misheard Lyrics:
Never trust a big button smile
Original Lyrics:
Never trust a big butt and a smile
Blue Boy's, "Remember Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Remember me, I’m the whore who had your baby inside
Original Lyrics:
I'm the one who had your babies, as I remember
Disney's Pocahontas', "Colors Of The Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Have you ever heard the wolf cry to the blue-horned moon?
Original Lyrics:
Have you ever heard the wolf cry to the blue corn moon?
Enigma's, "Return to Innocense"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just look into your home
Original Lyrics:
Just look into your heart
Hole's, "Jennifer's Body"
Misheard Lyrics:
Because, you down, from a tree
Original Lyrics:
He cuts, you down, from a tree
Hole's, "My Beautiful Son"
Misheard Lyrics:
He had lose his hair
Original Lyrics:
He had ribbons in his hair
Levellers', "Hope St"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rain on Mekon falling down
Original Lyrics:
Rain on me, come falling down
MC Hammer's, "U Can't Touch This"
Misheard Lyrics:
Freaky town
Original Lyrics:
Break it down
Rusted Root's, "Ecstasy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ethology machine
Original Lyrics:
Military machine
Rusted Root's, "Send Me on My Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
A-Diddy-Sing-A-Daddy-Gum
Original Lyrics:
Nobody safe, nobody run
 
2000s
Beyonce's, "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Out of cigarettes
Original Lyrics:
All you single ladies
Christina Aguilera's, "Fighter"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am super cool
So I want to say thank you
Original Lyrics:
I am to pull through
So I want to say thank you
Eminem ft. Nate Dogg's, "Shake That"
Misheard Lyrics:
Apple bottom jeans and a big old sock
Original Lyrics:
Apple bottom jeans and a big old s***
Enya's, "Amarantine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lover of time
Original Lyrics:
Amarantine
Foo Fighters', "The Pretender"
Misheard Lyrics:
What if I say I’m not just another one to your face?
Original Lyrics:
What if I say I'm not just another one of your plays?
Janet Jackson's, "All for You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't join, that's what they tell folks
Original Lyrics:
Don't join the list with these other fools
Nelly's, "Ride Wit Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Face and body Frontenac, don’t know how to act,
Without no vouchers or boots she’s bringing nothing back,
Original Lyrics:
Face up at the Frontenac, don’t know how to act,
Without no vouchers or no boosters bringing nothing back
 
2010s
Alice in Chains', "Red Giant"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tunauk Tun
Original Lyrics:
To my tune.
Bruno Mars', "Finesse"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why you trippin' in finesse
Original Lyrics:
Out here drippin' in finesse
Every Time I Die's, "It Remembers"
Misheard Lyrics:
I thought I sat on my nuts that night on the ride home
Original Lyrics:
I thought I settled my debts that night on the ride home
Imagine Dragons', "Believer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pain, I let the bullets pile up and rain.
Original Lyrics:
Pain, oh let the bullets fly, oh let them rain.
Lady Gaga's, "Applause"
Misheard Lyrics:
I love it when you're gone, you're gone, you're gone
Original Lyrics:
I live for the applause, applause, applause
Paloma Faith's, "Only Love Can Hurt Like This"
Misheard Lyrics:
Must have been my deadbeat kids
Original Lyrics:
Must have been my deadly kiss
Sia feat. Sean Paul's, "Cheap Thrills"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hit the dumpster
Original Lyrics:
Hit the dance floor
 
country
Sam Hunt's, "Body Like a Back Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Body like a back hoe, driving with my a**hole
Original Lyrics:
Body like a back road, driving with my eyes closed

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