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1960s
The Shangri-Las', "Leader of the Pack"
Misheard Lyrics:
The meter on the car
Original Lyrics:
The leader of the pack
The Who's, "Substitute"
Misheard Lyrics:
Substitute, me for him
Substitute, my coat for Jim's
Substitute you for my mom
Now please go get my washing done.
Original Lyrics:
Substitute, me for him
Substitute, my Coke for gin
Substitute you for my mom
At least I'll get my washing done.
Theme Songs', "Top Cat"
Misheard Lyrics:
Step right in, it's ripping to see
Original Lyrics:
Providing it's with dignity.
 
1970s
AC/DC's, "Touch Too Much"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was stroking her spine
Deep down inside
Original Lyrics:
I was so satisfied
Deep down inside
Bruce Springsteen's, "Born to Run"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, we were Motorola
Original Lyrics:
Baby, we were born to run
Derek And The Dominos', "Bell Bottom Blues"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don’t want to pay the rent,
Give me one more day please
I don’t want to pay the rent
In your home I want to stay
Original Lyrics:
I don't want to fade away
Give me one more day, please
I don't want to fade away
In your heart I want to stay
Little River Band's, "Reminiscing"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the fortitude made us dance across the room
Original Lyrics:
And those Porter tunes made us dance across the room
Maxine Nightingale's, "Right Back Where We Started From"
Misheard Lyrics:
You give me your lunch
Original Lyrics:
You give me your love
The Hollies', "Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress"
Misheard Lyrics:
I hope that you're it boy
Original Lyrics:
I hope that you're able
Thelma Houston's, "Don't Leave Me This Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
And it's hot for you
or
And it's not for you
Original Lyrics:
I deciphered you
Vicki Sue Robinson's, "Turn The Beat Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like to hear the fashion
Original Lyrics:
Like to hear percussion
Village People's, "Macho Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
F**king with his body, he's a king
Original Lyrics:
Funky with his body, he's a king
Warren Zevon's, "Accidentally Like a Martyr"
Misheard Lyrics:
The work gets worse and the hard gets harder
Original Lyrics:
The hurt gets worse and the heart gets harder
 
1980s
Billy Idol's, "Eyes Without A Face"
Misheard Lyrics:
How's about a date
Original Lyrics:
Eyes without a face
Billy Idol's, "White Wedding"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gimme that cornbread!!!
Original Lyrics:
Take me back home, yeah
Billy Joel's, "Modern Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's a margarine woman
Original Lyrics:
She's a modern woman
Billy Joel's, "We Didn't Start the Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Paper plates, donut glaze
Original Lyrics:
Peyton Place, Princess Grace
Irene Cara's, "Fame"
Misheard Lyrics:
Defend her, defend her, defend her...
Original Lyrics:
Remember, remember, remember...
Jesse Frederick's, "Everywhere You Look ('Full House' Theme)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Even in tv
Original Lyrics:
Evening tv
Jesse Frederick's, "Everywhere You Look ('Full House' Theme)"
Misheard Lyrics:
How did I get to livin' here?
Original Lyrics:
How did I get delivered here?
Spandau Ballet's, "True"
Misheard Lyrics:
This is the sound of myself
then
Why do I find it hard to like it next time?
and
I know this Russian troop
Original Lyrics:
This is the sound of my soul
then
Why do I find it hard to write the next line?
and
I know this much is true
The Who's, "Eminence Front"
Misheard Lyrics:
Living in the front
Original Lyrics:
Eminence front
Wham!'s, "Freedom"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't need your Pringles
Original Lyrics:
I don't need your freedom
 
1990s
Bryan Adams', "Everything I Do(I'd Do For You)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Walk the Y for you
Original Lyrics:
Walk the wire for you
Celine Dion's, "It's All Coming Back To Me Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
There were nights of endless leisure
It was more than all your lazy lowwwwww
Original Lyrics:
There were nights of endless pleasure
It was more than all your laws allow.
En Vogue's, "Free Your Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Freed your mind and the rest will follow,
Because I've got no piece of shadow
Original Lyrics:
Free your mind and the rest will follow,
Be colour blind, don't be so shallow.
Inner Circle's, "Bad Boys"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the sugar gum done come for you.
Original Lyrics:
When the sheriff John Brown come for you
Movie Scripts', "Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion"
Misheard Lyrics:
Closet sex stories
Original Lyrics:
Class success stories
Nirvana's, "All Apologies"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll proceed from shame
Original Lyrics:
Aqua seafoam shame.
Paula Abdul's, "Opposites Attract"
Misheard Lyrics:
It ain't chicken, just a magical fact
Original Lyrics:
It ain't fiction, just a natural fact
Primitive Radio Gods', "Standing Outside A Broken Phone Booth With Money I"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've been down harder, babe.
Every Christmas day.
Original Lyrics:
I've been downhearted, baby.
Ever since the day we met.
Rage Against The Machine's, "Clear the Lane - Demo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dawn! Get Dawn! And "Bear the lane" (<--- That was what I thought was a nickname)
Original Lyrics:
Down! Get down! And clear the lane.
Rage Against The Machine's, "Take the Power Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
We gotta take the power vac!
Original Lyrics:
We gotta take the power back!
The Rentals', "Friends Of P."
Misheard Lyrics:
Friends of Pete
Original Lyrics:
Friends of P
Wham!'s, "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
Blue chlorine
Original Lyrics:
Jitterbug
 
2000s
Armin van Buuren's, "Jump"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mars will jump
Original Lyrics:
Might as well jump
Bowling For Soup's, "1985"
Misheard Lyrics:
Springsteen, Madonna, way before Nirvana
There was YouTube, and Blondie, and music still on MTV
Original Lyrics:
Springsteen, Madonna
Way before Nirvana
There was U2 and Blondie
And music still on MTV
Rihanna's, "Don't Stop the Music"
Misheard Lyrics:
Measles stop the music
Original Lyrics:
Please don't stop the music
The White Stripes', "Hardest Button To Button"
Misheard Lyrics:
My heart is pumping for lovin'.
Original Lyrics:
The hardest button to button.
 
2010s
Ariana Grande's, "Break Free"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now that I become who I really ARE.
Original Lyrics:
Now that I become who I really am.
Ina Wroldsen 's, "Strongest"
Misheard Lyrics:
And how do I explain this s*** to arson?
Original Lyrics:
And how do I explain that s*** to our son?
Lady Gaga's, "Poker Face"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can't remind, can't remind, No, can't remind me of my Poker Face
Original Lyrics:
Can't read my, can't read my, No he can't read my Poker Face
Lady Gaga's, "Poker Face"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cutie Pie, Cutie Pie, No he can't read my Poker Face
Original Lyrics:
Can't read my, can't read my, No he can't read my Poker Face
Lauv's, "I Like Me Better"
Misheard Lyrics:
If we lay let the dangerous pass us by
Original Lyrics:
If we lay let the day just pass us by
Mabel's, "Don't Call Me Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
But it was your game that left
Kazoo, I'm over you
Original Lyrics:
But it was your game that left scars
Ooh, I'm over you
Meghan Trainor's, "All About That Bass"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I won't be no six figure silicone Barney doll
Original Lyrics:
You know I won't be no stick figure silicone Barbie doll
Shawn Mendes', "Treat You Better"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know I can treat you better
Than he can
And any guy like you deserves a yeah no man
Original Lyrics:
I know I can treat you better
Than he can
And any girl like you deserves a gentleman
The Weeknd's, "Starboy"
Misheard Lyrics:
House so empty need a centipede
Twenty racks a table cut from ebony
Cut that ivory into skinny pieces
Then she clean it with her face, man
I love my baby
You talking money need a lemonade
Original Lyrics:
House so empty need a centerpiece
Twenty racks a table cut from ebony
Cut that ivory into skinny pieces
Then she clean it with her face, man
I love my baby
You talking money need a hearing aid
 
country
Brooks and Dunn's, "She's Not The Cheatin' Kind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cheese not the cheatin' kind
Original Lyrics:
She's not the cheatin' kind
Garth Brooks', "Friends in Low Places"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not big on slow places
Original Lyrics:
I'm not big on social graces.

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