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1950s
The Browns', "The Old Lamplighter"
Misheard Lyrics:
His snowy hair was so much whiter
Beneath the mistletoe
Original Lyrics:
His snowy hair was so much whiter
Beneath the candle glow
 
1960s
Johnny Horton's, "North to Alaska"
Misheard Lyrics:
Go to Nebraska
Original Lyrics:
North to Alaska
Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts', "Angel of the Morning"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just call me ancient of the morning
Original Lyrics:
Just call me angel of the morning
Sly and the Family Stone's, "Everyday People"
Misheard Lyrics:
Makes no difference with Groupon in hand
Original Lyrics:
Makes no difference what group I'm in
The Beach Boys', "Little Deuce Coupe"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got the big slip, daddy!
Original Lyrics:
I got the pink slip, daddy!
The Beatles', "When I'm Sixty-Four"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I'm 6'4"
Original Lyrics:
When I'm sixty-four
 
1970s
Bee Gees', "Night Fever"
Misheard Lyrics:
I get high in my mind
I get high rent for walkin'
And I'm glowin' in the dark in New Orleans
Original Lyrics:
I got fire in my mind
I get higher in my walkin'
And I'm glowin' in the dark
I give you warnin'
Michael Jackson's, "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come on, to the post office.
Don't stop 'til you get your mail.
Original Lyrics:
Keep on with the force, don't stop.
Don't stop 'til you get enough.
Steely Dan's, "Deacon Blues"
Misheard Lyrics:
Call me beacon blues
Or
Call me beagle blues
Original Lyrics:
Call me deacon blues
Styx's, "Lady"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your hands give me up when I'm shrinking
Original Lyrics:
Your hands build me up when I'm sinking
The Cars', "Bye Bye Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Involving all my energies until you feel so dead
Original Lyrics:
Involving all my energies until you visited
Vicki Lawrence's, "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia"
Misheard Lyrics:
And he went off to Annie Sez
Original Lyrics:
And he went off to Andy's house
 
1980s
Christopher Cross', "All Right"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh my
Original Lyrics:
All right
Commercial's, "Toys R Us"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't wanna grow up from a Toys R Us kid
Original Lyrics:
I don't wanna grow up
I'm a Toys R Us kid
Crowded House's, "Don't Dream It's Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
The treatment's over
Original Lyrics:
Don't dream it's over
Dan Fogelberg's, "Leader of the Band"
Misheard Lyrics:
I hope your mother says
Original Lyrics:
I hope you'll understand
Dan Fogelberg's, "Longer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Love her then, 50 fishes in the ocean
Original Lyrics:
Longer than there've been fishes in the ocean
Dolly Parton's, "9 to 5"
Misheard Lyrics:
Work I-95
Original Lyrics:
Working 9 to 5
Genesis', "Behind the Lines"
Misheard Lyrics:
I held the book so tightly in my pants,
I saw your picture, heard you call my name
Original Lyrics:
I held the book so tightly in my hands,
I saw your picture, heard you call my name
Johnny Kemp's, "Just Got Paid"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm gettin' hungry for the good times tonight
Original Lyrics:
I'm gonna have myself a good time tonight
Michael Jackson's, "Smooth Criminal"
Misheard Lyrics:
Then he stuck you like a Shinto, Annie
Original Lyrics:
Then he struck you a crescendo, Annie
Pet Shop Boys', "Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Explain what's so funny?
Original Lyrics:
Let's make lots of money
R.E.M.'s, "Stand"
Misheard Lyrics:
Think about protection
Original Lyrics:
Think about direction
Shannon's, "Let the Music Play"
Misheard Lyrics:
What does he want me to do?
Original Lyrics:
What does love want me to do?
Stevie Nicks and Don Henley's, "Leather and Lace"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're in the movies
Original Lyrics:
You're in the moonlight
Tina Turner's, "Everybody Dance Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody’s dead now.
Original Lyrics:
Everybody dance now.
 
1990s
AC/DC's, "Thunderstruck"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was shaking at the knees.
Could I come in you please?
Original Lyrics:
I was shaking at the knees.
Could I come again please?
Britney Spears', "(You Drive Me) Crazy"
Misheard Lyrics:
I just can't wait
Original Lyrics:
I just can't sleep
Eric Clapton's, "Layla"
Misheard Lyrics:
Make love
Original Lyrics:
Layla
Gala's, "Freed from Desire"
Misheard Lyrics:
He’s got his trombolese
Original Lyrics:
He’s got his strong beliefs
Lisa Stansfield's, "All Around the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I'm gonna fly here
Original Lyrics:
But I'm gonna find him
Nirvana's, "Breed"
Misheard Lyrics:
We all have our dreams to sell.
Original Lyrics:
'We don't have to breed', she said.
Nirvana's, "In Bloom"
Misheard Lyrics:
But he don't know what it means.
Original Lyrics:
But he knows not what it means.
R.E.M.'s, "Man on the Moon"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you're really in
Original Lyrics:
If they believed
R.E.M.'s, "Nightswimming"
Misheard Lyrics:
Emery streetlight
Original Lyrics:
Every streetlight
R.E.M.'s, "The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite"
Misheard Lyrics:
Or a green egg by Dr. Seuss
Original Lyrics:
Or a reading by Dr. Seuss
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Scar Tissue"
Misheard Lyrics:
Young Turks girl in a push-up bra
Original Lyrics:
Young Kentucky girl in a push-up bra.
The Lion King's, "Circle of Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Arsene Wenger’s butte beef and bubble.
Original Lyrics:
Nants ingonyama bagithi Baba
The Tony Rich Project's, "Nobody Knows"
Misheard Lyrics:
And nobody owns it but me
Original Lyrics:
And nobody knows it but me
 
2000s
Creed's, "With Arms Wide Open"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I was an omen
or
When I was Oprah
Original Lyrics:
With arms wide open
Eamon's, "F*** It (I Don't Want You Back)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't want your bag
Original Lyrics:
I don't want you back
Eamon's, "F*** It (I Don't Want You Back)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't want your bag
Original Lyrics:
I don't want you back
Fall Out Boy's, "Sugar, We're Goin' Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
Drop a whore, break an egg.
Original Lyrics:
Drop a heart, break a name.
Finger Eleven's, "Paralyzer"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's Benjamin
Original Lyrics:
It's been s***ty
Justin Timberlake's, "I'm Lovin' It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Girl, you got to let it grow
Original Lyrics:
Girl, you got to let it flow
 
2010s
Commercial's, "Haribo Goldbears"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's talk about Hairball Goldbears
Original Lyrics:
Let's talk about Haribo Goldbears
Imagine Dragons', "Bad Liar"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I'm a vampire, vampire
Now you know, now you know
That I'm a vampire, vampire
Now you know, you’re free to go
Original Lyrics:
But I'm a bad liar, bad liar
Now you know, now you know
That I'm a bad liar, bad liar
Now you know, you’re free to go
Of Monsters and Men's, "Little Talks"
Misheard Lyrics:
Though the truth may not be this
Sh*t will carry on
Wally’s safe to share
Original Lyrics:
Though the truth may vary
This ship will carry our
Bodies safe to shore
 
country
Alan Jackson's, "I'll Go On Loving You"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I see your delicate body
Revealed to me as you slip off your drinks
Original Lyrics:
When I see your delicate body
Revealed to me as you slip off your dress.
Zac Brown Band's, "Whatever It Is"
Misheard Lyrics:
She gobbled deviled eggs
Original Lyrics:
She's got whatever it is

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