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1960s
Paul Revere and the Raiders', "Cherokee Nation"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tomahawk and Bowie knife
Original Lyrics:
Tomahawk and bow and knife
The Lemon Pipers', "Jelly Jungle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Carrot Top's at play
Original Lyrics:
Carrot trumpets play
The Seekers', "The Carnival Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Porky roll and come on by
Original Lyrics:
For Pierrot and Columbine
The Who's, "Pinball Wizard"
Misheard Lyrics:
That daddy stole a blanket
Original Lyrics:
That deaf, dumb and blind kid
 
1970s
Abba's, "That's Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm clearly not the kind of girl you'd marry
Original Lyrics:
I'm Carrie, not the kind of girl you'd marry
Abba's, "That's Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm clearly not the kind of girl you'd marry
Original Lyrics:
I'm Carrie, not the kind of girl you'd marry
Annie's, "I Don't Need Anything But You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm richer than minus
Original Lyrics:
I'm richer than Midas
Chic's, "Le Freak"
Misheard Lyrics:
Free account!
Original Lyrics:
Freak out!
Commodores', "Sail On"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Bout half a dinosaur
Original Lyrics:
'Bout half a mile or so
Eric Carmen's, "All By Myself"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nobody's gone
Original Lyrics:
Nobody's home
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High "
Misheard Lyrics:
Rocky Mountain High, Donnie Darko.
Original Lyrics:
Rocky Mountain High, Colorado.
Kenny Loggins & Stevie Nicks', "Whenever I Call You Friend"
Misheard Lyrics:
Three red droids on a Saturday night
Original Lyrics:
Sweet love showin' us a heavenly light
Mental As Anything's, "The Nips Are Getting Bigger"
Misheard Lyrics:
I hate gays
Original Lyrics:
The nips are getting bigger
Nazareth's, "Love Hurts"
Misheard Lyrics:
Love hurts, love scars
Love moon and Mars
Original Lyrics:
Love hurts, love scars
Love wounds and marks
Neil Sedaka's, "Bad Blood"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dad's (dad's) blood (blood)
Original Lyrics:
Bad (bad) blood (blood)
Queen's, "Killer Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gang bang agility
Original Lyrics:
Gunpowder, gelatine
The O'Jays', "For the Love of Money"
Misheard Lyrics:
Two things
Original Lyrics:
Do things
The Staple Singers', "I’ll Take You There"
Misheard Lyrics:
I love a place
Original Lyrics:
I know a place
Wings', "Mull of Kintyre"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mulligan Tire
Original Lyrics:
The Mull of Kintyre
 
1980s
Bronski Beat's, "Smalltown Boy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Run away, Turtle Wax
Original Lyrics:
Run away, turn away
Chicago's, "Hard Habit To Break"
Misheard Lyrics:
After all of these years I'm still tryin' to escape
Original Lyrics:
After all of these years I'm still tryin' to shake it
Chicago's, "Hard Habit To Break"
Misheard Lyrics:
But then you were gone and the hour was wrong
Original Lyrics:
But then you were gone and it all was wrong
Chicago's, "Hard Habit To Break"
Misheard Lyrics:
You don't love what you've got until it's gone
Original Lyrics:
You don't know what you've got until it's gone
Commercial's, "Alka Seltzer Plus"
Misheard Lyrics:
Took care of my when I have a cold, Alka Seltzer did
Original Lyrics:
Took care of my Winter Harbor cold, Alka Seltzer Plus did
Deniece Williams', "Let's Hear It For The Boy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's hear it for the boss
Original Lyrics:
Let's hear it for the boy.
Man 2 Man Meet Man Parrish's, "Male Stripper"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'd bum for a f--k
Original Lyrics:
I'd bump for a buck
Natalie Cole's, "Miss You Like Crazy"
Misheard Lyrics:
I miss you maybe
Original Lyrics:
I miss you baby
 
1990s
Cher's, "Believe"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can feel something and Simon says
Original Lyrics:
I can feel something inside me saying
Lenny Kravitz's, "American Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
A miracle woman
Original Lyrics:
American Woman
MC Hammer's, "U Can't Touch This"
Misheard Lyrics:
With a mand to rhyme and two white feet.
Original Lyrics:
With a mind to rhyme and two hyped feet
No Doubt's, "Just a Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause I'm Justin's girl
Original Lyrics:
'Cause I'm just a girl
Queen's, "Headlong"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you're screaming in the night
Let me out of this cheap bee movie
Original Lyrics:
And you're screaming in the night
Let me out of this cheap B movie
Sublime's, "What I Got"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got a Dalmatian
Original Lyrics:
I got a donation
Take That's, "Back For Good"
Misheard Lyrics:
You'll be right up under the sun
Original Lyrics:
You'll be right and understood.
Toad the Wet Sprocket's, "Walk on the Ocean"
Misheard Lyrics:
Flash becomes water
Original Lyrics:
Flesh becomes water
 
2000s
Britney Spears', "I'm a Slave 4 U"
Misheard Lyrics:
I need some m&m's and eggs!
Original Lyrics:
Leaving behind my name and age.
Clay Aiken's, "Invisible"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll make up your mind tonight
Original Lyrics:
I'll make you mine tonight
Clay Aiken's, "Invisible"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I was unbreakable
Original Lyrics:
If arms were unbreakable
Counting Crows', "Big Yellow Taxi"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey paradise, put up the barking lice.
Original Lyrics:
They paved paradise, and put up a parking lot.
Glassjaw's, "Ape Dos Mil"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't trust a man who's above it all.
Original Lyrics:
You can't trust a man who's a governor.
Jennifer Lopez's, "Jenny from the Block"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm still, I'm still Jelly Belly flops
Original Lyrics:
I'm still, I'm still Jenny from the block
Rednex's, "Cotton-Eye Joe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where did you come from, carbonite show?
Original Lyrics:
Where did you come from, Cotton-Eye Joe?
The Ark's, "It Takes A Fool To Remain Sane"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take it jackpot, crackpot, shouting like a bigot
Original Lyrics:
Take it jackpot, crackpot, strutting like a peacock
The Black Eyed Peas', "My Humps"
Misheard Lyrics:
I met a girl down at Tabasco
Original Lyrics:
I met a girl down at the disco
The Black Eyed Peas', "My Humps"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's got me spinning
Original Lyrics:
She's got me spending
 
2010s
Adele's, "Rolling in the Deep"
Misheard Lyrics:
Never had canned sheep
Original Lyrics:
Rolling in the deep
Icona Pop's, "I Love It"
Misheard Lyrics:
I owe you
Original Lyrics:
I love it
Owl City's, "Verge"
Misheard Lyrics:
These are otters
Original Lyrics:
These are our hours
Rammstein's, "Dalai Lama"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come here, light beer.
Beer so good, so dear.
Come here, light beer.
Drink up, brother dear.
Original Lyrics:
Komm her, bleib hier
Wir sind gut zu dir
Komm her, bleib hier
Wir sind Brüder dir
Shawn Mendes', "Stitches"
Misheard Lyrics:
Need a little bread, gotta get you outta my head
Need a little bread, gonna wind up dead
Original Lyrics:
Needle and the thread, gotta get you outta my head
Needle and the thread, gonna wind up dead

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