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1960s
Dusty Springfield's, "Son of a Preacher Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Was the sophomore teacher man
Original Lyrics:
Was the son of a preacher man
 
1970s
10cc's, "Dreadlock Holiday"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't like Brigitta
Original Lyrics:
I don't like cricket
ABBA's, "Mamma Mia"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mamma, how can I resist you?
Original Lyrics:
My, my, how can I resist you?
Billy Joel's, "New York State of Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm in a Newark state of mind
Original Lyrics:
I'm in a New York state of mind
Cher's, "Gypsies, Tramps And Thieves"
Misheard Lyrics:
These thieves tramps and geeks.
Original Lyrics:
Gypsies, tramps and thieves
Eagles', "Hotel California"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sing your lullabies
Original Lyrics:
Bring your alibis
England Dan and John Ford Coley's, "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not talkin' 'bout religion
Original Lyrics:
I'm not talkin' 'bout movin' in
Helen Reddy's, "Angie Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
Benji baby
Original Lyrics:
Angie Baby
Labelle's, "Lady Marmalade"
Misheard Lyrics:
He met Marmalade down in the new oldies
Original Lyrics:
He met Marmalade down in old New Orleans
Nicolette Larson's, "Lotta Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's gonna take another one
Original Lyrics:
It's gonna take a lotta love
Pacific Gas & Electric's, "Are You Ready"
Misheard Lyrics:
Love is a song, it's better than any,
It's better for music, it's easy to sing
Original Lyrics:
Love is a song, it's better than any,
It's powerful music, it's easy to sing
Starland Vocal Band's, "Afternoon Delight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Happening tonight
Original Lyrics:
Afternoon Delight
The Guess Who's, "American Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Anjelica Huston
Original Lyrics:
American woman
Theme Songs', "Three's Company"
Misheard Lyrics:
Down and out on a boo
Original Lyrics:
Down at our rendezvous
War's, "Leroy's Latin Lament"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll think of tits
Original Lyrics:
Our fingertips
 
1980s
Billy Joel's, "We Didn't Start the Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bitch on the river quad
Original Lyrics:
Bridge on the River Kwai
Bon Jovi's, "Born to Be My Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
My heart beats like a drum, oh my!
Original Lyrics:
My heart beats like a drum all night
Chaka Khan's, "Ain't Nobody"
Misheard Lyrics:
Meet nobody
Original Lyrics:
Ain't nobody
Eagles', "I Can't Tell You Why"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can tell you what
Original Lyrics:
I can't tell you why
Eric Clapton's, "Forever Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll try to be your bull of a man.
Original Lyrics:
I'll try to be your forever man.
Eurythmics', "Here Comes the Rain Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ringin' in my head like a church indeed
Original Lyrics:
Rainin' in my head like a tragedy
Huey Lewis and the News', "The Power of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a scream
Original Lyrics:
Rich like cream
John Waite's, "Missing You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Through my broken heart tonight
Original Lyrics:
Through my frozen heart tonight
Madonna's, "Into the Groove"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now I love my mother
Original Lyrics:
Now I know your mine
Movie Scripts', "Top Gun"
Misheard Lyrics:
800 not
Original Lyrics:
800 knots
Neil Diamond's, "Heartlight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Turn on your nightlight
Original Lyrics:
Turn on your heartlight
Paula Abdul's, "Straight Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don’t need to make me guess
Original Lyrics:
I don’t need to make demands
Queen's, "Another One Bites the Dust"
Misheard Lyrics:
Buy a Datsun I’m adopted
Original Lyrics:
Another one bites the dust.
Robert Palmer's, "Addicted to Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your mind is not Jerome.
Original Lyrics:
Your mind is not your own.
Schoolhouse Rock's, "Fireworks"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the possible happiness
Original Lyrics:
And the pursuit of happiness
Steve Winwood's, "Roll with It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mow the lawn, baby
Original Lyrics:
Roll with it, baby
Steve Winwood's, "The Finer Things"
Misheard Lyrics:
I will have my paper after
Original Lyrics:
I will have my ever after
The Four Tops', "Loco In Acapulco"
Misheard Lyrics:
Going loco, down in Acapoco
Original Lyrics:
Going loco, down in Acapulco
 
1990s
Cast of Barney & Friends', "Barney Theme Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
I love to play pretend
Original Lyrics:
Like how to play pretend
Jennifer Lopez's, "If You Had My Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you had my love and I gave you all my trust
Would you cum for me?
Original Lyrics:
If you had my love and I gave you all my trust
Would you comfort me?
Jewel's, "Foolish Games"
Misheard Lyrics:
In case you didn't notice
Original Lyrics:
In case you failed to notice
Movie Scripts', "The Sandlot"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll trade you foreign
Original Lyrics:
I'll trade you for it
Patty Smyth and Don Henley's, "Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough"
Misheard Lyrics:
And it's Saturday though
Original Lyrics:
And it's sad when you know
Misheard Lyrics:
And it's just like the oh s*** under the moon
Original Lyrics:
And it's just like the ocean under the moon
Tom Petty's, "Mary Janes Last Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Last Dance with Mary Chang
Original Lyrics:
Last Dance with Mary Jane
 
2000s
Kosheen's, "Catch"
Misheard Lyrics:
Out of the way I'm hungry, I'm gonna catch you if I can
Original Lyrics:
Out of my way I'm running, I'm gonna catch you if I can
Natasha Bedingfield's, "Unwritten"
Misheard Lyrics:
The day is where your book depends
Original Lyrics:
Today is where your book begins
Nelly Furtado's, "I'm Like A Bird"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm like a turd, I'll up and float away
Original Lyrics:
I'm like a bird
I'll only fly away
Phil Collins', "Can’t Stop Loving You"
Misheard Lyrics:
You got your chicken
Got your toothpaste
Original Lyrics:
You got your ticket
Got your suitcase
Vanessa Carlton's, "White Houses"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I hold on to your Sebring
Original Lyrics:
But I hold on to your secret
 
2010s
Katy Perry's, "Firework"
Misheard Lyrics:
Moo moo moo
Original Lyrics:
Boom boom boom
Panic! At the Disco's, "Hey Look Ma, I Made It"
Misheard Lyrics:
And if you use poo-poo
Original Lyrics:
And if you lose, boo-hoo
 
country
Reba McEntire's, "Fancy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here's your one chance
Fancy, go milk a cow.
Original Lyrics:
Here's your one chance
Fancy, don't let me down.
Toby Keith's, "Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue"
Misheard Lyrics:
My daddy served at the Hardee's
Original Lyrics:
My daddy served in the Army
 
misc
Traditional's, "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh say can you sing
Original Lyrics:
Oh say can you see

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