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1950s
John Lennon's, "Ain't That a Shame"
Misheard Lyrics:
My jeans felt like clay
Original Lyrics:
My tears fell like rain
Nat King Cole's, "Mona Lisa"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mona Lisa, Main Avenue
Original Lyrics:
Mona Lisa, men have named you
 
1960s
Percy Sledge's, "When a Man Loves a Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a bear in the moonlight
Original Lyrics:
When a man loves a woman
Simon and Garfunkel's, "Scarborough Fair/Canticle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sleeps on a willow brook, cloudy and calm.
Original Lyrics:
Sleeps unaware of the clarion call.
 
1970s
Abba's, "Dancing Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can dance
You can die
Having the time of your life
Original Lyrics:
You can dance
You can jive
Having the time of your life
Jackson 5's, "ABC"
Misheard Lyrics:
As simple as no, maybe
Original Lyrics:
As simple as do-re-mi
Jackson 5's, "I Want You Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
Marching band
Original Lyrics:
I want you back
Jackson 5's, "I Want You Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
Marshall Mathers
Original Lyrics:
I want you back
Joni Mitchell's, "Coyote"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's not a woman at all
Original Lyrics:
He's got a woman at home
Sex Pistols', "God Save The Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
We need a man
Original Lyrics:
We mean it, man
The Bee Gees', "You Should Be Dancing"
Misheard Lyrics:
What you doin’ in your mother’s dress? Aaah!
Original Lyrics:
What you doin' on your back, aah?
 
1980s
Billy Joel's, "This Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tomorrow is a long time waiting
Original Lyrics:
Tomorrow is a long time away
Def Leppard's, "Photograph"
Misheard Lyrics:
Marshall Dillon, you're too much
Original Lyrics:
Passion killer, you're too much
Gino Vannelli's, "Living Inside Myself"
Misheard Lyrics:
Living beside Michelle
Original Lyrics:
Living inside this shell
Grandmaster Flash's, "White Lines"
Misheard Lyrics:
Something going m'namanam
Original Lyrics:
Something of a phenomenon
Icehouse's, "Electric Blue"
Misheard Lyrics:
Electrocution
Original Lyrics:
Electric Blue
Kenny Loggins', "Danger Zone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gonna take your mind into the Danger Zone
Original Lyrics:
Gonna take you right into the Danger Zone
Madonna's, "La Isla Bonita"
Misheard Lyrics:
Last night I dreamt of Solfego
Original Lyrics:
Last night I dreamt of San Pedro
Marvin Gaye's, "Sexual Healing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Helps me see some guy
Original Lyrics:
Helps me feel so fine
Natalie Cole's, "Miss You Like Crazy"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I fix you up like Gracie
Original Lyrics:
And I miss you like crazy.
Prince's, "Purple Rain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cup of rain
Original Lyrics:
Purple rain
Sheriff's, "When I'm with You"
Misheard Lyrics:
My room stands still when I'm with you
Original Lyrics:
My world stands still when I'm with you
Simply Red's, "If You Don't Know Me By Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you don't know, leave my town
Original Lyrics:
If you don't know me by now
Styx's, "Mr. Roboto"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’m afraid I’ll B.M.
Original Lyrics:
My brain; IBM
The Alarm's, "The Stand"
Misheard Lyrics:
Worn out cocktail boots
Original Lyrics:
Worn out cowboy boots
The Police's, "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic"
Misheard Lyrics:
Seattle, Seattle
Original Lyrics:
E.O., E.O.
UB40's, "Food for Thought"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a prima donna
Original Lyrics:
Ivory Madonna
Wham!'s, "Careless Whisper"
Misheard Lyrics:
Comes to mind a silver screen
Original Lyrics:
Calls to mind a silver screen
 
1990s
All-4-One's, "I Can Love You Like That"
Misheard Lyrics:
Moon, heaven and Earth
Original Lyrics:
Move heaven and Earth
Celine Dion's, "My Heart Will Go On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nothing
Original Lyrics:
You're here
Charles & Eddie's, "Would I Lie to You?"
Misheard Lyrics:
In this part of mind
or
In this part of mine
Original Lyrics:
In this heart of mine
Dar Williams', "As Cool As I Am"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yeah, there was a time I didn't like the love, I liked the climate.
Original Lyrics:
Yeah, there was a time I didn't like the love, I liked the climbers.
Elton John's, "Can You Feel The Love Tonight?"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's enough to make kinds and vagabonds leave the fairy paths.
Original Lyrics:
It's enough to make kings and vagabonds believe the very best.
Hootie & the Blowfish's, "Only Wanna Be with You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Trip to Little Italy
Original Lyrics:
Took my wife to Italy
Jennifer Lopez's, "If You Had My Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
My darling baby
Original Lyrics:
And call me baby
Joan Osborne's, "One of Us"
Misheard Lyrics:
What if God smoked cannabis?
Original Lyrics:
What if God was one of us?
Mariah Carey's, "Dreamlover"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who understands how I feel outside?
Original Lyrics:
Who understands how I feel inside?
Mariah Carey's, "Vision of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I had an unusual love
Original Lyrics:
I had a vision of love
Mr. Big's, "To Be with You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Waited on a line of dreams and blues
Original Lyrics:
Waited on a line of greens and blues
Reel 2 Real's, "I Like to Move It"
Misheard Lyrics:
I like the movies, movies
Original Lyrics:
I like to move it, move it
The Cranberries', "Linger"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I need something
Original Lyrics:
But I'm in so deep
The Lion King's, "Circle of Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ahhhhh safenya, bhavadi chivaba
Original Lyrics:
Nants ingonyama bagithi baba
 
2000s
Beyonce's, "Irreplaceable "
Misheard Lyrics:
Hurry up for your Tasti-Lees
Original Lyrics:
Hurry up before your taxi leaves
Cold's, "Send in the Clowns"
Misheard Lyrics:
No one ever changed our ways, our little pill can summon desire.
'Guess it just got cold in Hell, it comes full circle.
Original Lyrics:
No one ever changed our ways, our little pill killed summer days.
I guess it just got cold in here, it comes full circle.
Moby's, "Porcelain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bears. Bears! Bears!! With no eyes.
Original Lyrics:
Hey, hey, hey woman.
 
2010s
AWOLNATION's, "Sail"
Misheard Lyrics:
Blame it on my ABCs, baby
Original Lyrics:
Blame it on my A.D.D., baby
Ariana Grande's, "Break Up with Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored"
Misheard Lyrics:
Then you realize she's pregnant
And you're at home like damn she can't compare
Original Lyrics:
Then you realize she's right there And you're at home like damn she can't compare
Ava Max's, "Sweet But Psycho"
Misheard Lyrics:
Grab a cop gun kinda crazy She's poisoned the daisy Yeah, people say, "Run, don't walk away"
Original Lyrics:
Grab a cop gun kinda crazy She's poison but tasty Yeah, people say, "Run, don't walk away"
Mark Ronson, Camila Cabello's, "Find U Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll try to pass the night away with somebody new But they don't have a shower when I come pair them up, too
Original Lyrics:
I'll try to pass the night away with somebody new But they don't have a shot when I compare them to you
Twenty One Pilots', "Heathens"
Misheard Lyrics:
All my friends are here to say hello
Original Lyrics:
All my friends are heathens. Take it slow

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