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1960s
Jefferson Airplane's, "White Rabbit"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the one that Mother Goose has
Original Lyrics:
And the one that mother gives you
The Beatles', "Helter Skelter"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well you may be a lover but you ain't no damn sow
Original Lyrics:
Well you may be a lover but you ain't no dancer
The Cowsills', "Hair"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wrong, pitiful hair
Original Lyrics:
Long, beautiful hair
The Monkees', "(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone"
Misheard Lyrics:
But you won't find my name in your book of loose choosers.
or
You won't find my name in a box of little shoes.
Original Lyrics:
But you won't find my name in your book of 'Who's who?'
The Monkees', "(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone"
Misheard Lyrics:
But you won't find my name in your buffalo shoes.
Original Lyrics:
But you won't find my name in your book of "Who's who?"
The Spencer Davis Group's, "Gimme Some Lovin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
Some manly native
Original Lyrics:
So glad we made it
 
1970s
Bee Gees', "Fanny (Be Tender With My Love)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chronic Pretender, with my love
Original Lyrics:
Fanny, be tender with my love.
Chic's, "Good Times"
Misheard Lyrics:
And bullshit, bullshit
Original Lyrics:
And roller skates, roller skates
Creedence Clearwater Revival's, "Lookin' Out My Back Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dinosaur is crowin' listening to Buck Owens,
Original Lyrics:
Dinosaur victrolas
Listening to Buck Owens.
Elton John's, "Bennie And The Jets"
Misheard Lyrics:
Canon around, have you seen them yet? Off in the soda face down
Original Lyrics:
Candy and Ronnie, have you seen them yet? Oh but they're so spaced out
Elton John's, "Bennie and the Jets"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh canning around have you seen them yet?
Off in the soda face down
Original Lyrics:
Say, Candy and Ronnie, have you seen them yet?
Oh but they're so spaced out
Elton John's, "Crocodile Rock"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sock it to me mama, those Friday nights
Original Lyrics:
Oh Lawdy mama, those Friday nights
Elton John's, "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
It’ll take you a couple of hot urine towels
Original Lyrics:
It'll take you a couple of vodka and tonics
Elton John's, "The Bitch Is Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don’t like those!
My God, what’s that!
Oh, there’s a lot of nasty habits when the bitch gets back
Original Lyrics:
I don't like those!
My God, what's that!
Oh, it's full of nasty habits when the bitch gets back.
Lenny Williams', "Close the Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
Goes to dusk
Original Lyrics:
Close the door
Linda Ronstadt's, "It's So Easy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Look into your hot-a** jeans
What your love has set out to be
Original Lyrics:
Look into your heart and see
What your lovebook has set aside for me
Linda Ronstadt's, "You're No Good"
Misheard Lyrics:
I broke up hard over someone like you
Original Lyrics:
I broke a heart over someone like you.
Odyssey's, "Native New Yorker"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're the Navy, New Yorker
Original Lyrics:
You're a Native New Yorker
Peaches & Herb's, "Reunited"
Misheard Lyrics:
Real mighty and it feels so good
Original Lyrics:
Reunited and it feels so good
The Police's, "Walking On the Moon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Working on the movie
Original Lyrics:
Walking on the moon
 
1980s
Blue Oyster Cult's, "Veteran of the Psychic Wars"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't let these schicks go on!
It's time we had a break from it,
Send me to the rear!
Where the gentleman is swell,
And been likely to Hell.


Oh please don't let these schicks go on!
Original Lyrics:
Don't let these shakes go on!
It's time we had a break from it,
Send me to the rear!
Where the title madness swell,
And been sliding into Hell.


Oh please don't let these shakes go on!
Bon Jovi's, "I'll Be There for You"
Misheard Lyrics:
You left me riding with my chief
Original Lyrics:
You left me drowning in my tears
Golden Earring's, "Twilight Zone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here's the Viet Cong
Original Lyrics:
Feels like being cloned
Phil Collins', "In The Air Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've been waiting for this moment, Fräulein.
Original Lyrics:
I've been waiting for this moment for all my life.
Pogues', "Fairytale Of New York"
Misheard Lyrics:
God I’m a lucky one
Came in at ten to one
Original Lyrics:
Got on a lucky one
Came in eighteen to one
The Kinks', "Come Dancing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ted Danson
Original Lyrics:
Come dancing
Tina Turner's, "The Best"
Misheard Lyrics:
Better than Allerest
Original Lyrics:
Better than all the rest
 
1990s
Chumbawamba's, "Tubthumping"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm Judge Joe Brown
Original Lyrics:
I get knocked down
Cornershop's, "Brimful Of Asha"
Misheard Lyrics:
Grapefruit basher on the 45
Original Lyrics:
Brimful of Asha on the 45.
Heavy D and Eddie F's, "In Living Color"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can do what you want to do you're living in sin
Original Lyrics:
You can be what you want to be in living color
Hypocrisy's, "Abducted"
Misheard Lyrics:
I masturbated
Come sweat a hookah
They were argon
WHAT'S GOING ON?!
Original Lyrics:
I must have fainted 'cuz when I woke up
They were all gone
WHAT'S GOING ON?!
Marilyn Manson's, "Dried Up, Tied, and Dead To The World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kick off all your makeup, take a photo of lies.
Original Lyrics:
Cake on some more makeup to cover all those lines.
Sepultura's, "Ratamahatta"
Misheard Lyrics:
He'll bum all the very good fellas
Original Lyrics:
Biboca, garagem, favela
 
2000s
Eckard's, "Whiskey Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's my little whiskey girl
My ragged-on-the-edges girl
Ah, but I like 'em drunk
Original Lyrics:
She's my little whiskey girl
My ragged-on-the-edges girl
Ah, but I like 'em rough
Enya's, "Wild Child"
Misheard Lyrics:
Quite a day
or
Quiet day
Original Lyrics:
What a day
James Blunt's, "Bonfire Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're Doctor Spock in my bovine heart
Original Lyrics:
You light the spark in my bonfire heart
P.O.D.'s, "Roots in Stereo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who wears the crown for Shinedown?
or
Who is the crowned vagina?
Original Lyrics:
Who wears the crown for shine now?
Sandi Thom's, "I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker With Flowers in My Hair"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, I wish I was a plant worker with flowers in my hair.
Original Lyrics:
Oh, I wish I was a punk rocker with flowers in my hair.
TV Show Scripts', "VeggieTales: The Wonderful World of Autotainment"
Misheard Lyrics:
We'd eat her!
Original Lyrics:
Weed eater!
The Killers', "Sam's Town"
Misheard Lyrics:
I miss Samsung
Original Lyrics:
I miss Sam's Town
Toby Keith's, "Whiskey Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
She ain't into wine and roses
Beer just makes her turn up her nose
And, she can't stand the thought to sip a damn thing
Original Lyrics:
She ain't into wine and roses
Beer just makes her turn up her nose
And, she can't stand the thought of sippin' champagne
Toby Keith's, "Whiskey Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's my little whiskey girl
My ragged-on-the-edges girl
Ah, but I like 'em drunk
Original Lyrics:
She's my little whiskey girl
My ragged-on-the-edges girl
Ah, but I like 'em rough
 
2010s
Dragonforce's, "Judgement Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hold the power deep inside
Not afraid to die
We are the bastards of the universe
Original Lyrics:
Hold the power deep inside
Not afraid to die
We are the masters of the universe
Justin Timberlake's, "Can't Stop the Feeling"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kids pump the freedom
Original Lyrics:
Can't Stop the Feeling
PSY's, "Gangnam Style"
Misheard Lyrics:
Adam there was, Saddam said "Oh-whoa".
Good to know (Hey!) Man, I dunno. (Hey!)
Original Lyrics:
Areumdawo sarangseureowo
Geurae neo hey geurae baro neo hey
PSY's, "Gangnam Style"
Misheard Lyrics:
Open condom style
Original Lyrics:
Oppa-Gangnam Style
alt-J's, "Dissolve Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
She makes the sun, she makes me evil
Original Lyrics:
She makes the sound, the sound the sea makes to calm me down
 
christian
MxPx's, "Think Twice"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tears me apart inside, now what do we do?
Original Lyrics:
Tears me apart inside, I know I do it too.
 
country
Carrie Underwood's, "Before He Cheats"
Misheard Lyrics:
Called my name into his limousine
Original Lyrics:
Carved my name into this leather seat
Carrie Underwood's, "Before He Cheats"
Misheard Lyrics:
Try a karaoke
Original Lyrics:
Shania karaoke

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