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1960s
Electric Prunes', "I Had Too Much to Dream (Last Night)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I touched her golden hair and tasted purple pune.
Original Lyrics:
I touched her golden hair and tasted her perfume.
The Grass Roots', "Let's Live for Today"
Misheard Lyrics:
To give up summer lovin'
Original Lyrics:
To gimme some lovin'
The Rolling Stones', "As Tears Go By"
Misheard Lyrics:
I watch to hear the children sing
Original Lyrics:
I want to hear the children sing
The Trashmen's, "Surfin' Bird"
Misheard Lyrics:
F-f-f-Fred Fred Fred, Fred is a weirdo
Original Lyrics:
B-b-b bird bird bird, bird's the word - a
 
1970s
ABBA's, "Take a Chance on Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you change your mind
On a first day line
I mean I’m still free
Take a chance on me
or
If you change your mind
On a bird day’s line
I mean I’m still free
Take a chance on me
or
If you change your mind
On a birthday’s line
I mean I’m still free
Take a chance on me
Original Lyrics:
If you change your mind
I'm the first in line
Honey I'm still free
Take a chance on me
Carroll O'Connor and Jean Stapleton's, "Those Were The Days ('All In The Family' Theme)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gee olive oil on salad's great
Original Lyrics:
Gee, our old La Salle ran great.
Eagles', "New Kid in Town"
Misheard Lyrics:
There’s a movie in town
Original Lyrics:
There’s a new kid in town
Glenn Campbell's, "Bonaparte's Retreat"
Misheard Lyrics:
I kissed her while sitars played upon a partridge tree.
Original Lyrics:
Kissed her while the guitars played Bonaparte's Retreat.
L.T.D.'s, "(Every Time I Turn Around) Back in Love Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every time I'm Mother Goose
Original Lyrics:
Every time I move, I lose
Peaches and Herb's, "Reunited"
Misheard Lyrics:
Real '90s and it feels so good
Original Lyrics:
Reunited and it feels so good
Steve Miller Band's, "Jungle Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tribal love is makin’ me mad;
Original Lyrics:
Jungle Love Jungle love is drivin’ me mad;
Supertramp's, "Breakfast in America"
Misheard Lyrics:
'cause everyone's familiar now
Original Lyrics:
'cause everyone's a millionaire
Supertramp's, "The Logical Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
How to be sensical
Original Lyrics:
How to be sensible
The Oak Ridge Boys', "Elvira"
Misheard Lyrics:
I get a poignant feelin' up and down my spine
Original Lyrics:
I get a funny feelin' up and down my spine
 
1980s
Bryan Adams', "Summer of '69"
Misheard Lyrics:
Standin' on ya Mama's foot
Original Lyrics:
Standin' on ya Mama's porch
David Lee Roth's, "California Girls"
Misheard Lyrics:
I drive my Lamborghini and the wild eyed ghosts
Into a palm tree in the sand!
Original Lyrics:
I dig a French bikini on Hawaii island coast
By a palm tree in the sand
Depeche Mode's, "Route 66"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kingman, Bosco, Sanford and Dino
Original Lyrics:
Kingman, Barstow, San Bernardino
Dolly Parton's, "9 to 5"
Misheard Lyrics:
And they never get you cranky
Original Lyrics:
And they never give you credit
Kylie Minogue's, "Got To Be Certain"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don’t expect to get a special guarantee
Original Lyrics:
I don't expect to get a guarantee.
Kylie Minogue's, "The Loco-Motion"
Misheard Lyrics:
I think you’ve got it right
Original Lyrics:
I think you got the knack
Ray Parker, Jr.'s, "Ghostbusters"
Misheard Lyrics:
I ain’t likes the ghost.
Original Lyrics:
I hear it likes the girls
Styx's, "Mr. Roboto"
Misheard Lyrics:
Show me what you got, oh Mr. Roboto
Original Lyrics:
Domo Arigato, Mr. Roboto!
Talk Talk's, "Talk Talk"
Misheard Lyrics:
All you dancing is the cha-cha
Original Lyrics:
All you do to me is talk talk
 
1990s
2pac featuring Dr. Dre's, "California Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
in the city of kumquats.
Original Lyrics:
In the city of good ol' Watts.
Enrique Iglesias', "Bailamos"
Misheard Lyrics:
Go turkey-rama
Original Lyrics:
Go te quiero
Filter's, "Take a Picture"
Misheard Lyrics:
Waco my airplane
My skin is burned.
Original Lyrics:
Awake on my airplane
My skin is bare
Green Day's, "Brain Stew"
Misheard Lyrics:
[from Verse 1] “I’m counting s—t and running nude” [from Verse 2] “Dried up with bulls—t in my skull”
Original Lyrics:
[from Verse 1] “I’m counting sheep but running out” [from Verse 2] “Dried up and bulging out my skull”
Kate Bush's, "The Song of Solomon"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be a soldier of Marion for you
Original Lyrics:
I'll be Isolde or Marion for you
Madonna's, "Bad Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bad girl, f---ed by six
Original Lyrics:
Bad girl, drunk by six.
Metallica's, "The Outlaw Torn"
Misheard Lyrics:
My own laptop.
Original Lyrics:
Outlaw of torn.
No Doubt's, "Don't Speak"
Misheard Lyrics:
Asinine for you and I
Original Lyrics:
As we die, both you and I
Misheard Lyrics:
One caution, the mic's a detonator, oh wow
To shut down the devil sound
Original Lyrics:
One caution, the mic's a detonator, unwound
To shut down the devil sound
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Scar Tissue"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where the birds s*** it's a lonely view
Original Lyrics:
With the birds I'll share this lonely view
Rusted Root's, "Send Me on My Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oombayseeyou, I may tell you to run (On My Way, On My Way) Emoobadeesee, moobadiyah
Original Lyrics:
How may see you, How may tell you to run (On My Way, On My Way) Nobody Safe, Nobody Run
 
2000s
Bowling For Soup's, "1985"
Misheard Lyrics:
There was YouTube and Blondie
Original Lyrics:
There was U2 and Blondie.
Estelle's, "American Boy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take me to the Yukon, love the CLA
Original Lyrics:
Take me to New York, I'd love to see LA
Hoobastank's, "The Reason"
Misheard Lyrics:
Another perfect person, I never meant to swim and make you, and so I have to swim before the show, Now I Just Want You To Haul, I Found A Reason To Pee, To Change You While You Still Breathe, A Reason To Swim In Your Nude, And The Raisin Is Yours, I Found A Reason To Go, A Part Of Me You Shouldn't Know, A Reason For All Of The Suits, And The Raisin Is Yours
Original Lyrics:
I'm not a perfect person, I never meant to do those things to you, and so I have to say before i go, That I Just Want You To Know, I've Found A Reason For Me, To Change Who I Used To Be, A Reason To Start Over New, And The Reason Is You, I've Found A Reason To Show, A Side Of Me You Didn't Know, A Reason For All That I Do, And The Reason Is You
Jason Mraz's, "I'm Yours"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well you don't know me and in bed I felt it
Original Lyrics:
Well you done done me and you bet I felt it.
Mika's, "Grace Kelly"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got addicted to meth!
Original Lyrics:
I've gone identity mad!
Missy Elliott's, "Work It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is your firmy nipples wet yet
Original Lyrics:
I put my thing down flip it and reverse it. (Played backwards)
Nickelback's, "Rockstar"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gonna sing those songs that upend the censors
Original Lyrics:
I'm gonna sing those songs that offend the censors.
Rihanna's, "Te Amo"
Misheard Lyrics:
She cried day animal, day animal
Original Lyrics:
She cried te amo, te amo
The Corrs', "Breathless"
Misheard Lyrics:
Leave me restless
Original Lyrics:
Leave me breathless
 
2010s
Fuel's, "Hemorrhage "
Misheard Lyrics:
The bebop demon in my pants in my pants, Adele
Original Lyrics:
Leave love bleeding in my hands in my hands again
Kygo ft Miguel's, "Remind Me to Forget"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's no room and board for feelings
Original Lyrics:
There's no room in war for feelings
Onerepublic's, "Apologize"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's too late to finally die
Too late.
Original Lyrics:
It's too late to apologize
Too late
PSY's, "Gangnam Style"
Misheard Lyrics:
gum nut Star
Original Lyrics:
Gangnam Style!
 
christian
Mons.Marco Frisna's, "Jesus Christ You Are My Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Peas On Rice Chew On My Light
Original Lyrics:
Jesus Christ You Are My Life
 
country
Waylon Jennings', "Theme from the Dukes of Hazzard (Good Ol' Boys)"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a bean in the hall
Original Lyrics:
Never meanin' no harm
 
misc
Woody Guthrie's, "This Land Is Your Land"
Misheard Lyrics:
From the redwood forests, to the glistering waters.
Original Lyrics:
From the redwood forests, to the Gulf Stream waters.

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