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1960s
Desmond Dekker's, "Israelites"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was yours to receive
Original Lyrics:
I was yours to be seen
Doris Troy's, "Just One Look"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just wanna look
or
Just won't look
Original Lyrics:
just one look
Elvis Presley's, "Viva Las Vegas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Evening in Las Vegas
Original Lyrics:
Viva Las Vegas
Harry Nilsson's, "Everybody's Talkin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
Only the ankles of my mind
Original Lyrics:
Only the echoes of my mind
Ray Stevens', "Along Came Jones"
Misheard Lyrics:
And opened cans of tuna
Original Lyrics:
And turned on channel 2
Ray Stevens', "Harry the Hairy Ape"
Misheard Lyrics:
And then the cover of Dr. Seuss made his way
Original Lyrics:
And under cover of darkness he made his way
The Association's, "Windy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everyone knows she’s Wendy
Original Lyrics:
Everyone knows it’s windy
The Beach Boys', "Good Vibrations"
Misheard Lyrics:
I like the colorful girl she was
Original Lyrics:
I like the colorful clothes she wears
 
1970s
Abba's, "That's Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm kind enough to find a girl you'd marry
Original Lyrics:
I'm Carrie, not the kind of girl you'd marry
Cat Stevens', "Peace Train"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everyone get on the beast train
Original Lyrics:
Everyone get on the peace train
Dolly Parton's, "Here You Come Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
He'll come again
Original Lyrics:
Here you come again
Electric Light Orchestra's, "Living Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Leeza Gibbons says
Original Lyrics:
It’s a given thing
Electric Light Orchestra's, "Sweet Talkin’ Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
You got me soakin’
Original Lyrics:
You got me searchin’
Parliament's, "Flashlight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Last night
Original Lyrics:
Flashlight
Steely Dan's, "Do it Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're going flapjack
Original Lyrics:
You go back, Jack
 
1980s
A-ha's, "Take On Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Smelling the waifus, okay?
Original Lyrics:
Slowly learning that life is okay
Culture Club's, "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?"
Misheard Lyrics:
In his mind
Original Lyrics:
In this life
Frank Stallone's, "Far From Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want it more than anything I've wanted.
Original Lyrics:
... I live in Malden.
John Mellencamp's, "Cherry Bomb"
Misheard Lyrics:
That's when I spoke the words I spoke
And Whoville was Whoville!
Original Lyrics:
That was when a sport was a sport
And grooving was grooving
Men Without Hats', "Pop Goes the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Plop, plop, fizz, fizz
Original Lyrics:
Pop goes the world
Men Without Hats', "The Safety Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody take off your pants
Original Lyrics:
Everybody look at your hands
Men at Work's, "Down Under"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where women grow and men wander
Original Lyrics:
Where women glow and men plunder
Movie Scripts', "Crocodile Dundee"
Misheard Lyrics:
That's not enough!
That's enough!
Original Lyrics:
That's not a knife!
That's a knife!
Odyssey's, "Going Back to My Roots"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sippin' up my booze
Original Lyrics:
Zippin' up my boots
Paul Simon's, "I Know What I Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who am I to glow against the moon?
Original Lyrics:
Who am I to blow against the wind?
Rocky Burnette's, "Tired Of Toein' The Line"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, oh! Tonto and the line
Original Lyrics:
Baby, I'm
Tired of toein' the line.
Sade's, "The Sweetest Taboo"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a flying stork
Original Lyrics:
There's a quiet storm
Tracy Chapman's, "Fast Car"
Misheard Lyrics:
I work like a maggot as a checkout girl.
Original Lyrics:
I work in a market as a checkout girl.
 
1990s
Amy Grant's, "Baby Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
And ever since the day
You use some body lotion
Original Lyrics:
And ever since the day
You put my heart in motion
Beck's, "Loser"
Misheard Lyrics:
So high methadone
Original Lyrics:
Soy un perdedor
James Ingram's, "I Don't Have the Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't have to fart
Original Lyrics:
I don't have the heart
Little Richard's, "Ride On the Magic School Bus"
Misheard Lyrics:
Suffer on a sound wave
Original Lyrics:
Surfin' on a sound wave
Meat Loaf's, "Not a Dry Eye in the House"
Misheard Lyrics:
It was almost like her boobies
Original Lyrics:
It was almost like a movie
Montell Jordan's, "Falling"
Misheard Lyrics:
Foreign f*** you
Original Lyrics:
Falling for you
Montell Jordan's, "I Can Do That"
Misheard Lyrics:
You got me feeding for your candy land
Original Lyrics:
You got me fiending for your candy land
Montell Jordan's, "Somethin' 4 Da Honeyz"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a diaper guy
Original Lyrics:
I'm the type of guy
Montell Jordan's, "What's On Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Comment, comment
Original Lyrics:
Coming, coming
R. Kelly's, "She's Got That Vibe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tanice Has Got It
Original Lyrics:
Leonice has got it
Us3's, "Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)"
Misheard Lyrics:
F*** it, f*** it
Original Lyrics:
Funky funky
 
2000s
Beyonce and Shakira's, "Beautiful Liar"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's not kill Big Pharma
Let's not start a fight
Original Lyrics:
Let's not kill the karma
Let's not start a fight
Hoobastank's, "Disappear"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can you bring a chimpanzee?
Original Lyrics:
Can you make them disappear?
KeSha's, "Tik Tok"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wake up in the morning feeling like Mick Jagger
Original Lyrics:
Wake up in the morning feeling like P. Diddy
Montell Jordan's, "Get It on Tonite"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's a d***head
Original Lyrics:
She's a chicken
Omarion's, "O"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tryna get hot and healthy
Original Lyrics:
Tryna get hot and heavy
 
2010s
Brendon Urie's, "Old Fashioned"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's the false side of hope where believers conceive
And there's only memories when it's over
Original Lyrics:
It's the false side of hope where believers concede
And there's only memories when it's over
Daft Punk's, "Instant Crush"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now I thought about what I wanna say
But I never really know where to go
So I changed myself to a man
'Cause I know it unlocks like a door
Original Lyrics:
Now I thought about what I wanna say
But I never really know where to go
So I chained myself to a friend
'Cause I know it unlocks like a door
Matt Nathanson's, "Used to Be"
Misheard Lyrics:
And if you're having trouble bathing
Original Lyrics:
And if you're having trouble baby
Misheard Lyrics:
You’re an Asian!
Original Lyrics:
You’re an angel!
Twenty One Pilots', "Stressed Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the mother said: "I still sleep, but now we're stressed out!"
Original Lyrics:
When our momma sang us to sleep but now we’re stressed out
 
christian
Traditional's, "Amazing Grace"
Misheard Lyrics:
Amazing glaze
Original Lyrics:
Amazing grace

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