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1960s
Jan And Dean's, "Surf City"
Misheard Lyrics:
And if my woody breaks down on me while wearing the SURF RULES
Original Lyrics:
And if my woody breaks down on me somewhere on the surf route
 
1970s
Alicia Bridges', "I Love the Nightlife"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want a Disco Rahal
Original Lyrics:
On the disco round, ya
Amii Stewart's, "Knock On Wood"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rock of wood
Original Lyrics:
Knock On Wood
Boston's, "More Than a Feeling"
Misheard Lyrics:
It’s more than a feeling
When I hear that old something I beget dreaming
Till I stand buddy I want to run
Original Lyrics:
It's more than a feeling
When I hear that old song they used to play (more than a feeling)
And I begin dreaming (more than a feeling
'Til I see Marianne walk away.
Boston's, "More Than a Feeling"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I’m tired and pecking cold
Original Lyrics:
When I'm tired and thinkin' cold
Boston's, "More Than a Feeling"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I’m tired and pickin' coal
or
When I’m tired and thick and cold
Original Lyrics:
When I'm tired and thinkin' cold
Chaka Khan's, "I'm Every Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm making walnuts
Original Lyrics:
I'm every woman
Electric Light Orchestra's, "Don't Bring Me Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
You gave me a damn
or
Don't give me a damn
Original Lyrics:
Don't Bring Me Down
Elton John's, "Crocodile Rock"
Misheard Lyrics:
Had an oboe, cello and a place of my own
Original Lyrics:
Had an old Gold Chevy and a place of my own
Ray Charles', "America the Beautiful"
Misheard Lyrics:
Playing the Game of Life
Original Lyrics:
Every gain divined
Steely Dan's, "Kid Charlemagne"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get a Long Beach holiday
Original Lyrics:
Get it along, Kid Charlemagne
The Cars', "Bye Bye Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's just another alibi
Original Lyrics:
It's just a broken lullaby
Yes', "I've Seen All Good People"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kazakhstan, 'zakhstan
Original Lyrics:
'Cause it's time, it's time
 
1980s
Billy Ocean's, "European Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Miracle cream
Original Lyrics:
European Queen
Cyndi Lauper's, "All Through the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
And one Swiss Swatch
Original Lyrics:
And once we start
David Bowie's, "China Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
I stumble into town...
Just like a sacred clown
Original Lyrics:
I stumble into town
Just like a sacred cow
Judas Priest's, "Living After Midnight"
Misheard Lyrics:
I took the city by its lonely end
Rollin', rollin'
Original Lyrics:
I took the city 'bout one A.M.
Loaded, loaded
Juice Newton's, "Angel of the Morning"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just snap my jeans before you leave me
Original Lyrics:
Just touch my cheek before you leave me
Movie Scripts', "Say Anything..."
Misheard Lyrics:
Spend the most time possible with damn
Original Lyrics:
Spend the most time possible with Diane
Mr. Mister's, "Broken Wings"
Misheard Lyrics:
And when we hear the voice of Sting
Original Lyrics:
And when we hear the voices sing
Pseudo Echo's, "Funky Town"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gobbling up
Original Lyrics:
I gotta move on
Queen's, "Flash"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's a vehicle
Original Lyrics:
He's a miracle
The Cure's, "Just Like Heaven"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just ask Kevin
Original Lyrics:
Just like Heaven
The Cure's, "Just Like Heaven"
Misheard Lyrics:
That I'm alone with you
Original Lyrics:
That I'm in love with you
The Dazz Band's, "Let it Whip"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lennon whip
Original Lyrics:
Let it Whip
The Doors', "The Unknown Soldier"
Misheard Lyrics:
Reptiles where the news is read
Original Lyrics:
Breakfast where the news is read
Whitesnake's, "Here I Go Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
To walk along the lonely streenid dreams.
Original Lyrics:
To walk along the lonely street of dreams.
ZZ Top's, "Tube Snake Boogie"
Misheard Lyrics:
She do the Tuesday boogie
Original Lyrics:
She do the tube snake boogie
 
1990s
Kula Shaker's, "Tattva"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ginger Baker plays slide trombone
Original Lyrics:
Acintya bheda bheda Tattva (Tattva)
Pet Shop Boys', "West End Girls"
Misheard Lyrics:
In a messy town, I'll tell the world
Original Lyrics:
In a West End town, a dead end world
R.E.M.'s, "The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite"
Misheard Lyrics:
Polly, want a cracker
Original Lyrics:
Call me when you try to wake her up
Spice Girls', "Spice Up Your Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shake it to the frog
Original Lyrics:
Shake it to the front
Misheard Lyrics:
Yeah you plea just to know you're alive
Original Lyrics:
Yeah you bleed just to know you're alive
The La's', "There She Goes"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I just can't complain
Just me and my cocaine.
Original Lyrics:
And I just can't contain
This feeling that remains.
Travis Tritt's, "Country Club"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a bona-fide dancing fool.
I shoot a mighty mean kangaroo.
Original Lyrics:
I'm a bona-fide dancing fool,
I shoot a mighty mean game of pool.
 
2000s
Avril Lavigne's, "My Happy Ending"
Misheard Lyrics:
All this time you were propelling
Original Lyrics:
All this time you were pretending
Fall Out Boy's, "Dance Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm two corners in a hotel
Original Lyrics:
I'm two quarters and a heart down.
Green Day's, "Minority"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna be a menorah D
Original Lyrics:
I want to be the minority
 
2010s
Ellie Goulding's, "Close to Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like the Alamo, Alamo-o
Original Lyrics:
'Cause I'm an animal, animal-al
Fall Out Boy's, "Twin Skeletons (Hotel in NYC)"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a room in a hotel in New York City
She's upbeat and deserves our pity
Original Lyrics:
There's a room in a hotel in New York City
That shares our fate and deserves our pity
Jess Glynne's, "Hold My Hand"
Misheard Lyrics:
Annie Leibovitz, there’s no denying
Annie Leibovitz, you stop me falling
Annie Leibovitz, I need you all in
Annie Leibovitz, so darling, hold my hand
Original Lyrics:
I'm ready for this, there's no denying
I'm ready for this, you stop me falling
I'm ready for this, I need you all in
I'm ready for this, so darling, hold my hand
Jonas Brothers', "Cool"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maybe I should powder my moose.
Original Lyrics:
Maybe I should patent my moves.
Maroon 5's, "Maps"
Misheard Lyrics:
The muffin leads to you
Follow me, follow me, follow me
Original Lyrics:
The map that leads to you
Following, following, following
Panic! At The Disco 's, "House of Memories"
Misheard Lyrics:
The deeper that you go
It takes my breath away
Original Lyrics:
The deeper that I go
It takes my breath away
Set It Off's, "Duality"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am good, I am evil
I am soulless, I am chaos
Original Lyrics:
I am good, I am evil
I am solace, I am chaos
Set It Off's, "The Haunting"
Misheard Lyrics:
Catch a lover, turn anenome just to watch them burn alive
Original Lyrics:
Catch a lover, turn an enemy just to watch them burn alive
Taylor Swift's, "Me!"
Misheard Lyrics:
Strike your panda, one, two, three
Original Lyrics:
Strike the band up, one, two, three
 
country
Bill Engvall's, "Here's Your Sign"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're not dealing with the planet Earth
Original Lyrics:
We're not dealing with the Planet of Apes
Uncle Dave Macon's, "Keep My Skillet Good And Greasy"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'se gwine to the hills for to buy me a jug of brandy
Wine, give it all too many
Keep a good and drunk and oozy all the time, time, time
Keep a good and drunk and oozy all the time
Original Lyrics:
I'se gwine to the hills for to buy me a jug of brandy
Gwine give it all to Mandy
Keep her good and drunk and boozy all the time, time, time
Keep her good and drunk and boozy all the time
 
xmas
Traditional's, "O Little Town of Bethlehem"
Misheard Lyrics:
But in the buttcheek silence
Original Lyrics:
Yet in thy dark streets shineth

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