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1960s
Creedence Clearwater Revival's, "Bad Moon Rising"
Misheard Lyrics:
There are the bathrooms on the right!
Original Lyrics:
There's a bad moon on the rise.
Status Quo's, "Pictures of Matchstick Men"
Misheard Lyrics:
I waste a morning, toss the awning
Original Lyrics:
I wake next morning, tired still yawning
The Beach Boys', "Sloop John B."
Misheard Lyrics:
Around NASA Town we did roll
Original Lyrics:
Around Nassau town we did roam
The Beach Boys', "Sloop John B."
Misheard Lyrics:
Well I feel so broken
Original Lyrics:
Well I feel so broke up
The Doors', "Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar)"
Misheard Lyrics:
We've lost our good old mantra
Original Lyrics:
We've lost our good old mama
The Doors', "Break on Through (To the Other Side)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Day to day, tea and whine
Original Lyrics:
The gate is straight, deep, and wide
The Doors', "Light My Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I'll love you till my funeral fire
Original Lyrics:
And our love become a funeral pyre
The Monkees', "Daydream Believer"
Misheard Lyrics:
As a white knight honestly
Original Lyrics:
As a white knight on a steed
The Monkees', "Daydream Believer"
Misheard Lyrics:
My shaving razor's cold and it stinks
Original Lyrics:
My shaving razor's cold and it stings
The Moody Blues', "Nights in White Satin"
Misheard Lyrics:
Knights in white satin
Original Lyrics:
Nights in white satin
The Seekers', "With My Swag All On My Shoulder"
Misheard Lyrics:
We steered our course for Portland Town
Then northwest to buy a rat
Original Lyrics:
We steered our course for Portland Town
Then northwest to Ballarat
 
1970s
ABBA's, "Take A Chance On Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you change your mind, on the first green line
or
If you change your mind, on the first gray line
Original Lyrics:
If you change your mind, I'm the first in line
Boney M's, "Ma Baker"
Misheard Lyrics:
But she knew how to dance
Original Lyrics:
But she knew how to die
Boney M's, "Ma Baker"
Misheard Lyrics:
In all of Chicago Downs
Original Lyrics:
In old Chicago town
Bruce Springsteen's, "10th Avenue Freeze Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tech devil in the freeze aisle.
Original Lyrics:
Tenth Avenue freeze out
Electric Light Orchestra's, "Evil Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
A camel running, there's a tiny fly
Original Lyrics:
I came running every time you cried
Misheard Lyrics:
Down the Gaza Straits
Original Lyrics:
Down the Gaza Strip
Misheard Lyrics:
Well we fired our guns, saw the British girls a comin'
Original Lyrics:
Well we hired our funds, saw the pretty girls a comin'
Les Humphries Singers', "Old Man Moses"
Misheard Lyrics:
He kicked the bucket from too much crime
Original Lyrics:
He kicked the bucket, drank too much wine
Les Humphries Singers', "Rolls Royce Body"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's got a Rolls Royce body and a motor of one in his car
Original Lyrics:
He's got a Rolls Royce body and the motor of a mini car
Les Humphries Singers', "We Are Goin' Down Jordan"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was livin' my life as an Englishman
Original Lyrics:
I was living my life as an Anglican
Les Humphries Singers', "We'll Fly You To The Promised Land"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're flying to the promised land
Original Lyrics:
We'll fly you to the promised land
Lynyrd Skynyrd's, "Free Bird"
Misheard Lyrics:
And this bird you cannot chain
Original Lyrics:
And this bird you cannot change
Lynyrd Skynyrd's, "Simple Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get your ass out of rich men's clothes
Original Lyrics:
Forget your lust for the rich man's gold
The Doors', "Love Her Madly"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't you love her badly
Don't you need her madly
Original Lyrics:
Don't you love her madly,
Don't you need her badly
The Doors', "Love Her Madly"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't you love her face, now tell me what you say.
Original Lyrics:
Don't you love her ways, now tell me what you say.
The O'Jays', "Love Train"
Misheard Lyrics:
People all over the world
Love train
Love love love train, love train
Original Lyrics:
People all over the world
Join hands
Let's start a love train, love train
The Rolling Stones', "Beast of Burden"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll never be your pizza burning.
Original Lyrics:
I'll never be your beast of burden.
 
1980s
A-ha's, "Take On Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Today is not my day- to find you
Original Lyrics:
Today is another day to find you
Billy Joel's, "Modern Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's my kinda woman
Original Lyrics:
She's a modern woman
Culture Club's, "Move Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Boom-boom-boomerang
Original Lyrics:
Move move move away
Elton John's, "Your Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
I hope you're a dumb ass
Original Lyrics:
I hope you don't mind.
Haircut 100's, "Love Plus One"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ray, Adam, Ray, Adam, Ray, Adam, Ray, Adam
Original Lyrics:
Ring, and I ring, and I ring, and I ring, and I
Joan Jett's, "I Love Rock 'N' Roll"
Misheard Lyrics:
That don't matter 'cause it's all to blame
Original Lyrics:
That don't matter 'cause it's all the same
Mr. Mister's, "Kyrie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kyrie I see you down the road that I must travel
Original Lyrics:
Kyrie Eleison, down the road that I must travel
The Who's, "Eminence Front"
Misheard Lyrics:
The living is front
Original Lyrics:
Eminence front
Zucchero and Paul Young's, "Senza Una Donna (Without A Woman)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Censor Madonna
Original Lyrics:
Senza una donna.
 
1990s
Dave Matthews Band's, "Jimi Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
And if you keep me farting just for a while
Original Lyrics:
And if you keep me floating just for a while
Pearl Jam's, "Alive"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cept blood, blood
Original Lyrics:
'Cept the look, the look
Pearl Jam's, "Alive"
Misheard Lyrics:
Across a young man's tomb
Original Lyrics:
Across a young man's room
Pearl Jam's, "Jeremy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nas his teeth in misery at lady's breast.
Original Lyrics:
Gnashed his teeth and bit the recess lady's breast.
Misheard Lyrics:
Will she stand alone?
Waitin' for the dogs to find her
Original Lyrics:
Will she smell alone?
When the dogs do find her
 
2000s
Outkast's, "Fresh And Clean"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain't nobody dough next week
I'm just go brush your teeth
Original Lyrics:
Ain't nobody dope as me I'm just so fresh, so clean.
Pearl Jam's, "Jeremy"
Misheard Lyrics:
At home drawing pictures
Of mountain tops
With paper on top
Lemon yellow sun
Palm trees feed
The dead leg in pools of brublo
But he didn't give attention
Oh, to the fact that money didn't care
Deep down he is wicked
Oh, rue this world
Jeremy's spoken, pass the day
Jeremy's spoken, pass the day
Original Lyrics:
At home drawing pictures
Of mountain tops
With him on top
Lemon yellow sun
Arms raised in a V
Dead lay in pools of maroon below
Daddy didn't give attention
Oh, to the fact that mommy didn't care
King Jeremy the wicked
Oh, ruled his world
Jeremy spoke in class today
Jeremy spoke in class today
Peter Gabriel's, "The Barry Williams Show"
Misheard Lyrics:
We let people pee themselves
There is no other trick
Original Lyrics:
We let people be themselves
There is no other trick
Strokes', "Ize Of The World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your sandwiches smile
Original Lyrics:
You're sad but you smile.
Talla 2XLC's, "The Spring Is My Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
The wind, the birds, the love, the air
The bees, the Jew, the spring in me
Original Lyrics:
The wind, the birds, the love, the air
The breeze, the tune, the spring in me
 
2010s
Daft Punk's, "Get Lucky"
Misheard Lyrics:
How 'bout that Mexican monkey
Original Lyrics:
We're up all night to get lucky
 
misc
Traditionals', "It's Raining, It's Pouring"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's raining, it's w***ing.
Original Lyrics:
It's raining, it's pouring.
Traditional's, "My Wild Irish Rose"
Misheard Lyrics:
The Swedish flower that grows
Original Lyrics:
The sweetest flower that grows

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