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1950s
Rosemary Clooney's, "Mambo Italiano"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey my boss
Original Lyrics:
Hey mambo
Rosemary Clooney's, "Mambo Italiano"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey my boss
Original Lyrics:
Hey mambo
 
1960s
The Beach Boys', "Little Deuce Coupe"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's one more thing
I got the big slip-daddy
Original Lyrics:
There's one more thing
I got the pink slip daddy!
The Supremes', "I Hear a Symphony"
Misheard Lyrics:
I heeeear meeeen siiiing
Original Lyrics:
I hear a symphony.
 
1970s
Average White Band's, "Pick Up the Pieces"
Misheard Lyrics:
He got a bee sting
Original Lyrics:
Pick up the pieces
Dobie Gray's, "Drift Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Give me the meatballs
Original Lyrics:
Give me the beat, boys
Gerry Rafferty's, "Right Down the Line"
Misheard Lyrics:
Roar like a lion
Original Lyrics:
right down the line
Gloria Loring's, "The Facts of Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
You take the goo
Original Lyrics:
You take the good
Jackson Browne's, "Running on Empty"
Misheard Lyrics:
In '69 I was 21 and I called the road Naomi
Original Lyrics:
In '69 I was 21 and I called the road my own
Led Zeppelin's, "Immigrant Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lonely people piss me off.
Original Lyrics:
On we sweep with a threshing oar.
Led Zeppelin's, "Stairway to Heaven"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the florist will anger with laughter
Original Lyrics:
And the forest will echo with laughter
Monty Python's, "I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts"
Misheard Lyrics:
That's what the shaman said.
Original Lyrics:
That's what the showman said.
Rod Stewart's, "Maggie May"
Misheard Lyrics:
I suppose I could correct my work
And get on back to school
Original Lyrics:
I suppose I could collect my books
And get on back to school
Steelers Wheel's, "Stuck in the Middle with You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Clowns to the left of me, two kids to the right...
Original Lyrics:
Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right
Three Dog Night's, "Black and White"
Misheard Lyrics:
The ink is blank, the page is what
Original Lyrics:
The ink is black, the page is white
Three Dog Night's, "Joy to the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shirley Feeney was a bulldog
Original Lyrics:
Jeremiah was a bullfrog
 
1980s
Chris deBurgh's, "The Lady in Red"
Misheard Lyrics:
Peachy keen
Original Lyrics:
Cheek to cheek
Dexy's Midnight Runners', "Come On Eileen"
Misheard Lyrics:
And we can sing just out of boredom.
Original Lyrics:
And we can sing just like our fathers.
Dexy's Midnight Runners', "Come On Eileen"
Misheard Lyrics:
I‘m gonna hump this dude forever.
Original Lyrics:
Eileen, I'll hum this tune forever.
Diana Ross', "I'm Coming Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm calling mom
Original Lyrics:
I'm coming out
Huey Lewis and The News', "I Want a New Drug"
Misheard Lyrics:
One that won't make me helpless
Original Lyrics:
One that won't make me nervous
Katrina and the Waves', "Walking on Sunshine"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I feel good
Original Lyrics:
And don't it feel good
Metallica's, "And Justice For All"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now you've done it
Original Lyrics:
Now you're done in
Michael Sembello's, "Maniac"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's a maniac, maniac, that's for sure!
Original Lyrics:
She's a maniac, maniac on the floor!
Pat Benatar's, "Love Is a Battlefield"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are one
Original Lyrics:
We are young
Peter Gabriel's, "Games Without Frontiers"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's Soho clean - yeah?
Original Lyrics:
Jeux sans frontiers
Peter Gabriel's, "Games Without Frontiers"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's so ruptible
Original Lyrics:
Jeux sans frontières
Queen's, "I Want To Break Free"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I want to play B sides
Original Lyrics:
But I want to be sure
Terence Trent D'Arby's, "Wishing Well"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kissing like a Bambi
Original Lyrics:
Kissing like a bandit
 
1990s
Aerosmith's, "I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I just want to hold your clothes
Original Lyrics:
I just want to hold you close
Bush's, "Swallowed"
Misheard Lyrics:
Smaller
Original Lyrics:
Swallowed
EMF's, "Unbelievable"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're unbleedable
Original Lyrics:
You're unbelievable
Movie Scripts', "Forrest Gump"
Misheard Lyrics:
Life is like some bucks and chocolate
Original Lyrics:
Life is like a box of chocolates
Nirvana's, "Stay Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bag of chips, vagi style (Away)
Original Lyrics:
Fashion shits, fashion stile (I don't know why)
Nirvana's, "The Man Who Saved the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was searching for foreign land
Original Lyrics:
I was searching for form and land
Salt-N-Pepa featuring En Vogue's, "Whatta Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Modern man
Original Lyrics:
Whatta Man
Shania Twain's, "Man I Feel Like A Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
They're totally crazy, well give 'em a lady!
Man, shirt, short, skirt
Oh, oh, oh, a really a while yeah, you and Ned in style
Oh, oh, oh, give me the action, give me attraction
Comb my hair, do it again
Original Lyrics:
Go totally crazy, forget I'm a lady
Men's shirts, short skirts
Oh, oh, oh, really go wild yeah, doin' it in style
Oh, oh, oh, get in the action, feel the attraction
Color my hair, do what I dare
The Offspring's, "The Kids Aren't Alright"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jamie had a chance, oh she really did
Instead she dropped out and had a couple of kids.
Original Lyrics:
Jamie had a chance, oh she really did
Stacy dropped out and had a couple of kids.
Ziggy Marley's, "Believe in Yourself (Arthur theme)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I said hey! (Hey!)
What a wonderful kind of day!
If we can learn to work and play
And get along with Beach Arthur
Original Lyrics:
And I said hey! (Hey!)
What a wonderful kind of day!
If we can learn to work and play
And get along with each other
 
2000s
Daft Punk's, "Digital Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Past nine
Original Lyrics:
Last night
KT Tunstall's, "Suddenly I See"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sundy I see
Original Lyrics:
Suddenly I see
Metallica's, "Shoot Me Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wake the sleeping giant, wake the beast
Wait for stupid gods to let 'em sleep
Original Lyrics:
Wake the sleeping giant, wake the beast
Wake the sleeping dog. No, let him sleep
Metallica's, "Unnamed Feeling"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bring me the fork
Original Lyrics:
Been here before.
 
2010s
Adele's, "Someone Like You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wish nothing but the best for YouTube
Original Lyrics:
I wish nothing but the best for you, too.
Grouplove's, "Tongue Tied"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take me to your best friend's house
Normally we're making out
Original Lyrics:
Take me to your best friend's house
Marmalade we're making out
Katie Melua's, "Sailing Ships From Heaven"
Misheard Lyrics:
For the second shifts from heaven won’t be long.
Original Lyrics:
For the sailing ships from heaven won’t be long.
Passion Pit's, "Take A Walk"
Misheard Lyrics:
The CIA will cripple
I’m down on both bad knees
Original Lyrics:
You’ll see I am no criminal
I’m down on both bad knees
 
christian
Eiffel 65's, "Blue (Da Ba Dee)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm blue, I'm diseased I must die, I got beat up and died.
Original Lyrics:
I'm blue da ba de da ba di
 
misc
Commercial's, "Army Reserve"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the almond preserves
Original Lyrics:
In the Army Reserve
Traditional's, "Advance Australia Fair"
Misheard Lyrics:
Omae wa mou shindeiru nani
Original Lyrics:
With golden soil and wealth for toil
Our home is girt by sea.

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