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1950s
Danny and the Juniors', "At the Hop"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's go to the park
Original Lyrics:
Let's go to the hop
 
1960s
Elvis Presley's, "A Little Less Conversation"
Misheard Lyrics:
Girls getting laid
Original Lyrics:
Girl, it's getting late
Jose Feliciano's, "Light My Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Girl, we couldn't get much fire
Original Lyrics:
Girl, we couldn’t get much higher
Neil Sedaka's, "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do"
Misheard Lyrics:
Breaking out is hard to do
Original Lyrics:
Breaking up is hard to Do
Peter, Paul, and Mary's, "Leavin' on a Jet Plane"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause I'm leaving on a death train
Original Lyrics:
'Cause I'm leaving on a jet plane
The Temptations', "My Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got shoes shined
Original Lyrics:
I got sunshine
 
1970s
A Taste of Honey's, "Boogie Oogie Oogie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Boobies
Original Lyrics:
Boogie
Black Sabbath's, "War Pigs"
Misheard Lyrics:
Treating people like they're folding chairs
Original Lyrics:
Treating people just like pawns in chess.
Carly Simon's, "Winnie the Pooh"
Misheard Lyrics:
Willy Billy
Original Lyrics:
Willy Nilly
Led Zeppelin's, "Fool in the Rain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Most of the fools got girls
Original Lyrics:
the thoughts of a fool's kinda careless
Lord David Dundas', "Jeans On"
Misheard Lyrics:
I pull my blue jeans on, I pull my Ovaltine on (ch-ch)
Original Lyrics:
I pull my blue jeans on, I pull my old blue jeans on (ch-ch)
Rod Stewart's, "Maggie May"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll deal my daddy's cue and make a living out of cryin' fool.
Original Lyrics:
I'll steal my daddy's cue and make a living out of playing pool
Santana's, "Evil Ways"
Misheard Lyrics:
With Jean and Joan and who knows who
Original Lyrics:
With Cain and Job and Unamuno too.
Seals and Crofts', "Diamond Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your shoes do shine
Original Lyrics:
You sure do shine
The Police's, "Message in a Bottle"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll send the wrestlers to the world
Original Lyrics:
I'll send an S.O.S. to the world
 
1980s
Billy Joel's, "We Didn't Start the Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cinnamon Rings
Original Lyrics:
Syngman Rhee
Christopher Cross', "Think of Laura"
Misheard Lyrics:
Without a mourning
Original Lyrics:
Without a warning
Corey Hart's, "Sunglasses At Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want my sunglasses at night.
Original Lyrics:
I wear my sunglasses at night.
Dexy's Midnight Runners', "Come on Eileen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come on Eileen, oh I smell like a leaf
Original Lyrics:
Come on Eileen, oh I swear (what he means)
Genesis', "Paperlate"
Misheard Lyrics:
Paper Mate
Original Lyrics:
Paperlate
John Mellencamp's, "Cherry Bomb"
Misheard Lyrics:
And Pooh bear was Pooh bear
Original Lyrics:
And groovin' was groovin'
Minutemen's, "Doctor Wu"
Misheard Lyrics:
The same day, they kill the children, sleep all day
Original Lyrics:
Biscayne Bay, where Cuban children sleep all day
Peter and the Test Tube Babies', "Keep Britain Untidy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come on you gay bastards
Keep Britain untidy
Original Lyrics:
Come on you dirty bastards
Keep Britain untidy
Queen's, "Another One Bites The Dust"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain't no sound but the sound of speed
Original Lyrics:
Ain't no sound but the sound of his feet
Survivor's, "Is This Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is this lunch that I’m feeding?
Original Lyrics:
Is this love that I’m feeling?
Survivor's, "Is This Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is this lunch that I’m feeling?
Original Lyrics:
Is this love that I’m feeling?
The Who's, "You Better You Bet"
Misheard Lyrics:
I showed up late one night with a neon light for an visa.
Original Lyrics:
I showed up late one night with a neon light for a beezer. (It's a clown nose).
Tin Tin's, "Toast and Marmalade for Tea"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sailing ships upon the sea
On Lovely Avenue
Original Lyrics:
Sailing ships upon the sea
Aren't lovelier than you
 
1990s
Backstreet Boys', "I Want It That Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell me why fart hey tell me why meat steak
Original Lyrics:
Ain't nothin' but a heartache
Ain't nothin' but a mistake.
Gloria Estefan's, "I See Your Smile"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I'm so glad that you just missed it
We asked Ted to memorize your face.
Original Lyrics:
And I'm so glad that you just missed it
The way I stared to memorize your face.
Harvey Danger's, "Flagpole Sitta"
Misheard Lyrics:
Paaa... (I’m not sick) ba-da pa paaaa!
Original Lyrics:
I'm not sick, but I'm not well
Jane Child's, "Don't Wanna Fall in Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Love cuts just like tonight
Original Lyrics:
Love cuts just like a knife
Madonna's, "Frozen"
Misheard Lyrics:
You broke it
Original Lyrics:
You’re broken
Michael Penn's, "No Myth"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don’t send no climate investigator to find me, please
Original Lyrics:
Don’t send no private investigator to find me, please
Movie Scripts', "Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit"
Misheard Lyrics:
What you look like, Michael asked
Original Lyrics:
What you look like, my class
Movie Scripts', "Sister Act"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you better be tough as mail, too
Original Lyrics:
And you better be tough as nails, too
Paula Abdul's, "The Promise of a New Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
What has the final stay?
Original Lyrics:
What has the final say?
Phil Collins', "Everyday"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I guess there's nothing more to see
Original Lyrics:
And I guess there's nothing more to say
Rozalla's, "Everybody's Free"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody scream
Original Lyrics:
Everybody's free
Tal Bachman's, "She's So High"
Misheard Lyrics:
First cats give Fancy Feast
Original Lyrics:
First class of fancy free
Tal Bachman's, "She's So High"
Misheard Lyrics:
Those cats get Fancy Feast
Original Lyrics:
First class of fancy free
Toni Braxton's, "Breathe Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Breathe again, breathe again
Original Lyrics:
Even if, even if
Whoopi Goldberg's, "I Love Hollywood"
Misheard Lyrics:
The lights and the candles
Original Lyrics:
The lights and the camera
 
2000s
Britney Spears', "Stronger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Strawberry yesterday
Original Lyrics:
Stronger than yesterday
Delain's, "Shattered"
Misheard Lyrics:
She flies over town in white sheets
Original Lyrics:
She flies over town in white shades
Kanye West featuring Jamie Foxx's, "Gold Digger"
Misheard Lyrics:
She’s a cold nigger
Original Lyrics:
She’s a gold digger
Kid Rock's, "All Summer Long"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sipping whiskey out the bottle
Not thinking 'bout Obama
Original Lyrics:
Sipping whiskey out the bottle
Not thinking 'bout tomorrow
 
2010s
Ariana Grande's, "Thank U, Next"
Misheard Lyrics:
One day I'll walk down the aisle,
Holding hands with my Llama
Original Lyrics:
One day I'll walk down the aisle,
Holding hands with my mama
Weezer's, "Africa"
Misheard Lyrics:
The wild doves cry out in the night
Original Lyrics:
The wild dogs cry out in the night
 
misc
TV Commercials', "Flintstones Chewable Vitamins"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are Flintstone kids
Because we're strong and growing
Original Lyrics:
We're the Flintstones Kids
Ten million strong, and growing.

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