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1960s
Aretha Franklin's, "I Say a Little Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll sail away, away from you
Original Lyrics:
I say a little prayer for you
Aretha Franklin's, "I Say a Little Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll sing "Amazing Grace" for you
Original Lyrics:
I say a little prayer for you
Aretha Franklin's, "The House That Jack Built"
Misheard Lyrics:
This is the house of Jacqueline
Original Lyrics:
This is a house that Jack built
Otis Redding's, "Trick or Treat"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause I can't wait for your weiner poundin' it out
With your stick of cheese
Original Lyrics:
'Cause I can't wait to Halloween to find out
If it's trick or treat
 
1970s
Chic's, "Good Times"
Misheard Lyrics:
Our new string of lights
Original Lyrics:
Our new state of mind
Chic's, "Good Times"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sit on the futons
Original Lyrics:
These are the good times
Elton John's, "Philadelphia Freedom"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shopaholic
Original Lyrics:
Shine a light
Genesis', "Follow You Follow Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
With the door
Original Lyrics:
With the dark
Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes', "If You Don't Know Me By Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
When we argue for some fun
Original Lyrics:
When we argue, fuss and fight
MFSB and the Three Degrees', "TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's give it up
It's time to give them
Original Lyrics:
Let's get it on
It's time to get down
Teddy Pendergrass', "Close the Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
Frozen door
Original Lyrics:
Close the Door
Teddy Pendergrass', "Close the Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
Frozen door
Original Lyrics:
Close the door
The Doobie Brothers', "What A Fool Believes"
Misheard Lyrics:
And she rises to her recovery
Original Lyrics:
And she rises to her apology
The Spinners', "I'll Be Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
You made your toys
Original Lyrics:
You made your choice
The Stylistics', "You are Everything"
Misheard Lyrics:
You want everything
Original Lyrics:
You are everything
 
1980s
Band Aid's, "Do They Know It's Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Piiiizzzaaaah
Original Lyrics:
Feed the worlddddddd
Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes', "(I've Had) The Time of My Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I've judged through every open door
Original Lyrics:
And I've searched through every open door
Dionne & Friends', "That's What Friends Are For"
Misheard Lyrics:
That's what kids are for
Original Lyrics:
That's what friends are for
Elton John's, "I'm Still Standing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm still Stan Lee
Original Lyrics:
I'm still standing
Elton John's, "Little Jeannie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Little Jimmy
Original Lyrics:
Little Jeannie
Genesis', "Misunderstanding"
Misheard Lyrics:
I checked your moment twice
Original Lyrics:
I checked your number twice
Genesis', "That's All"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jane says I love you
Original Lyrics:
Truth is I love you
Genesis', "That's All"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jane says I love you
Original Lyrics:
Truth is I love you
Genesis', "Throwing It All Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
I washed a bowl around and round
And semen turning upside down
Original Lyrics:
I watch the world go round and round
And see mine turning upside down
Genesis', "Throwing it All Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
And who will home again?
Original Lyrics:
And who will hold your hand?
Linda Ronstadt and James Ingram's, "Somewhere Out There"
Misheard Lyrics:
A monster lullaby
Original Lyrics:
A lonesome lullaby
Survivor's, "Eye of the Tiger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just a man and his will too sublime
Original Lyrics:
Just a man and his will to survive
 
1990s
Bobby Brown's, "Humpin' Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
Savior's heart attack
Original Lyrics:
Save a heart attack
Bonnie Raitt's, "Something to Talk About"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's give them something from Taco Bell
Original Lyrics:
Let's give them something to talk about
Go West's, "King of Wishful Thinking"
Misheard Lyrics:
We were never cobblestones
Original Lyrics:
We were never carved in stone
Matchbox 20's, "Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'd store it in box sales with New York tax on everyone.
Original Lyrics:
I'd store it in boxes with little yellow tags on every one.
Rick Astley's, "Cry for help"
Misheard Lyrics:
Trying to find Sensidol
Original Lyrics:
Trying to find sense of it all
Ricky Martin's, "Livin' La Vida Loca"
Misheard Lyrics:
Walked out of New York City
Original Lyrics:
Woke up in New York City
Semisonic's, "Closing Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
Frozen time
Original Lyrics:
Closing time
TLC's, "Waterfalls"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't go baking Butterball
Original Lyrics:
Don't go chasing waterfalls
The Heights', "How Do You Talk to an Angel"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't know where to stop
Original Lyrics:
I don't know where to start
 
2000s
Daft Punk's, "One More Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hold on tight
Original Lyrics:
One more time
Daniel Powter's, "Bad Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell me don't lie
Original Lyrics:
The camera don't lie
Shakira feat. Wyclef Jean's, "Hips Don't Lie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shapiro, Shapiro
Original Lyrics:
Shakira, Shakira
 
country
Sheryl Crow's, "Run Rudolph Run"
Misheard Lyrics:
Santa’s naked into town
Original Lyrics:
Santa’s making it to town
 
xmas
Andy Williams', "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year"
Misheard Lyrics:
There'll be Barney for hosting
Original Lyrics:
There'll be parties for hosting
Ariana Grande's, "Santa Tell Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Someone tell me
Original Lyrics:
Santa tell me
Billy Squier's, "Christmas is the Time to Say I Love You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cher’s the joy of laughter and good cheer
Original Lyrics:
Share the joy of laughter and good cheer
Bing Crosby's, "Mele Kalikimaka"
Misheard Lyrics:
On a bright Orion Christmas day
Original Lyrics:
On a bright Hawaiian Christmas day
Bon Jovi's, "I Wish Everyday Could Be Like Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Peas and harmony
Original Lyrics:
Peace and harmony
Elton John's, "Step Into Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
The permission’s free
Original Lyrics:
The admission’s free
Johnny Mathis', "Sleigh Ride"
Misheard Lyrics:
It will nearly be like a fiction print
Original Lyrics:
It will nearly be like a picture print
Nat King Cole's, "The Christmas Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mini times, mini ways
Original Lyrics:
Many times, many ways
Peggy Lee's, "Happy Holiday"
Misheard Lyrics:
May the calendar keep bringing
Original Lyrics:
May the calendar keep ringing
Vince Guaraldi Trio's, "Christmas Time Is Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
Breakfast time is here
Original Lyrics:
Christmas time is here

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