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1950s
DeanMartin's, "Thats Amorie"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the moon hits the sky like a big piece of pie.
Original Lyrics:
When the moon hits the sky like a big pizza pie.
Nina Simone's, "Plain Gold Ring"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mango ring on his finger he wore
Original Lyrics:
Plain gold ring on his finger he wore
Perry Como's, "Papa Loves Mambo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Papa loves mobile
Original Lyrics:
Papa Loves Mambo
 
1960s
Friend & Lover's, "Reach Out of the Darkness"
Misheard Lyrics:
I think it's all groovy now
And Keebler's finally getting together
Original Lyrics:
I think it's so groovy now
That people are finally getting together
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles', "Going To A Go-Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
Going to a soul strut
or
Going to a soap stuff
Original Lyrics:
Going to a go-go.
Sonny & Cher's, "The Beat Goes On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Grandma's still in jail (Grandma Ness)
Original Lyrics:
Grandmas sit in chairs and reminisce.
The Beatles', "Back in the USSR"
Misheard Lyrics:
flying by miami bitch but you aint see
Original Lyrics:
flying by miami beach boac
 
1970s
Commercial's, "Roto-Rooter"
Misheard Lyrics:
Call RoboCrook, that's the game
And away goes travel Dr. Dre
Original Lyrics:
Call Roto-Rooter, that's the name
And away go troubles down the drain
Donna Summer's, "Bad Girls"
Misheard Lyrics:
Batgirl
Original Lyrics:
Bad Girls
Electric Light Orchestra's, "Mr. Blue Sky"
Misheard Lyrics:
No rain or cloud in sight
Original Lyrics:
There ain't a cloud in sight
Elton John's, "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't let me wear Pampers
Original Lyrics:
You can't plant me in your penthouse
England Dan And John Ford Coley's, "I'd Really Love To See You Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
But there’s a warm wind blowing and the stars are round
Original Lyrics:
But there's a warm wind blowing, the stars are out
And I'd really love to see you tonight.
England Dan And John Ford Coley's, "I'd Really Love To See You Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’m not talking bout being a live in
Original Lyrics:
I'm not talkin' 'bout movin' in.?
Jackson 5's, "I’ll Be There"
Misheard Lyrics:
You and I must make a path
We must bring ovation back
Original Lyrics:
You and I must make a pact
We must bring salvation back
Jim Stafford's, "My Girl Bill"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can't say enough about the way I fill
Original Lyrics:
Can't say enough about the way I feel
Stephanie Mills', "What Cha Gonna Do with My Lovin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
All my pleasures may believe
Original Lyrics:
All my pleasure's make believe
Stevie Wonder's, "Isn't She Lovely"
Misheard Lyrics:
Isn't she lucky?
Original Lyrics:
Isn't she lovely?
Stevie Wonder's, "Never Had a Dream Come True"
Misheard Lyrics:
Therefore, men are men, Afro Sheen
Original Lyrics:
Therefore, men are men, not machines
Stevie Wonder's, "Superstition"
Misheard Lyrics:
TBS SuperStation
Original Lyrics:
Very superstitious
The Tymes', "Ms Grace"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sitting at the fuming place
Original Lyrics:
Satin and perfume and lace
Thin Lizzy's, "The Boys are Back in Town"
Misheard Lyrics:
The boysenberry town
or
The boys of Busytown
Original Lyrics:
The Boys are Back in Town
 
1980s
Aerosmith's, "Dude (Looks Like a Lady)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chewy carbonation
Original Lyrics:
Dude looks like a lady
Madonna's, "Borderline"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eat Malt-O-Meal
Original Lyrics:
Keep pushing me
R.E.M's, "Fall On Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Follow me
Original Lyrics:
Fall on me
Sade's, "Smooth Operator"
Misheard Lyrics:
West end lakes
Original Lyrics:
Western male
Stephanie Mills', "Never Knew Love Like This Before"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause I have a
New love in '54
Original Lyrics:
'Cause I never
Knew love like this before
Stevie Wonder's, "I Just Called to Say I Love You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I just scored to say how much I can
Original Lyrics:
I just called to say how much I care
Stevie Wonder's, "Love Light in Flight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take me off in a way
Original Lyrics:
Take me up and away
Stevie Wonder's, "Part-Time Lover"
Misheard Lyrics:
My goddamn lover
Original Lyrics:
My part-time lover
The Art Of Noise's, "Moments in Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let’s make love
Original Lyrics:
Moments in love
Wham!'s, "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
Potato Buds
Original Lyrics:
Jitterbug
 
1990s
Billy Joel's, "No Man's Land"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now we're gonna be in crime time
Original Lyrics:
Now we're gonna be in prime time
Bizarre Inc.'s, "I'm Gonna Get You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm gonna catch you, baby
Original Lyrics:
I'm gonna get you, baby
Bonnie Raitt's, "I Can't Make You Love Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hearing the door
Original Lyrics:
Here in the dark
Bonnie Raitt's, "Love Sneakin' Up On You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm Motorola
Original Lyrics:
I'm all alone
Bonnie Raitt's, "You Got It"
Misheard Lyrics:
I see love that money just can't die
Original Lyrics:
I see love that money just can't buy
Commercial's, "Sonic Drive-In"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's only a miracle drive-in
Original Lyrics:
Sonic, America's Drive-In
Dr. John's, "My Opinionation (Blossom theme)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Am I opinionated?
Original Lyrics:
In my opinionation
Movie Scripts', "Jerry Maguire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Show me the morning!
Original Lyrics:
Show me the money!
Movie Scripts', "Mrs. Doubtfire"
Misheard Lyrics:
A cup of garlic, a Jeep Cherokee
Original Lyrics:
A cup of garlic, a twist of parakeet
Nicki French's, "Total Eclipse of the Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bananas gonna come tonight
Original Lyrics:
Forever's gonna start tonight
Nicki French's, "Total Eclipse of the Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Once upon a time I was falling in love
But now I'm only calling the cops
Original Lyrics:
Once upon a time I was falling in love
But now I'm only falling apart
Nicki French's, "Total Eclipse of the Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're working for PolyGram and giving up stars
Original Lyrics:
We're working in a powder keg and giving up sparks
OMC's, "How Bizarre"
Misheard Lyrics:
Paula Zahn
Original Lyrics:
How Bizarre
Shania Twain's, "Home ain't where his heart is anymore"
Misheard Lyrics:
There was another road we were afraid to take
Original Lyrics:
There was not a road we were afraid to take
 
2000s
Deftones', "Elite"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are READY, You're way out of control.
Original Lyrics:
When you're ripe You'll bleed out of control You'll bleed out of control
Jennifer Love Hewitt's, "BareNaked"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wish I could go away to some other day
Original Lyrics:
Wish I could float away to some other day
Misheard Lyrics:
Kids go to the church
Original Lyrics:
Face down in the dirt
Three Days Grace's, "World so cold"
Misheard Lyrics:
Living in a shower with no soap.
Original Lyrics:
Living in a shell with no soul
 
2010s
Imagine Dragons', "Believer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pick me up, you pick me up my lemur, my lemur
Original Lyrics:
You made me a, you made me a believer, believer  (Pain, pain)  You break me down, you build me up, believer, believer  (Pain)…

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