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1960s
Elvis Presley's, "Viva Las Vegas"
Misheard Lyrics:
People love Vegas!
Original Lyrics:
Viva Las Vegas
Glen Campbell's, "Wichita Lineman"
Misheard Lyrics:
And if its nose that stretch down south won't ever stand the strain.
Original Lyrics:
And if it snows that stretch down south.Won't ever stand the strain.
Syndicats', "Crawdaddy Simone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Crawl, daddy, some more
Original Lyrics:
Crawdaddy Simone
The Monkees', "Last Train to Clarksville"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take the last trip to Costco
Original Lyrics:
Take the last train to Clarksville
 
1970s
AC/DC's, "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap"
Misheard Lyrics:
Thirty thieves and a thunder Jeep
Original Lyrics:
Dirty deeds and they're done dirt cheap
Billy Joel's, "The Stranger"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I asked her for a reason
She refused to leave Bonanza
Original Lyrics:
When I pressed her for a reason
She refused to even answer
Black Sabbath's, "Lord of this World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lord of this world, Evil possessor Lord of this world, He's your Professor now
Original Lyrics:
Lord of this world, Evil possessor Lord of this world, He's your confessor now
Carpenters', "Bless the Beasts and Children"
Misheard Lyrics:
Keep kids safe
Original Lyrics:
Keep them safe
David Bowie's, "Ziggy Stardust"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a leather messiah
Original Lyrics:
Like a leper messiah
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
What’s that, Hawaiian ointment?
Original Lyrics:
What's that? Hawaiian noises.
Dr. Hook's, "A Little Bit More"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I loved Fat Albert before
Original Lyrics:
And I land flat out on the floor
Eric Burdon And War's, "Spill the Wine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Spill the wine, take that bird.
Original Lyrics:
Spill the wine, take that pearl.
Rod Stewart's, "Twistin' the Night Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Twister's my favorite game
Original Lyrics:
Twistin' the Night Away
Steely Dan's, "Do it Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the lamb of milk and honey
Original Lyrics:
In the land of milk and honey
The B-52's', "Rock Lobster"
Misheard Lyrics:
That monster!
Original Lyrics:
Rock lobster!
 
1980s
Baltimora's, "Tarzan Boy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nighty night, giving me over, giving me over
Original Lyrics:
Night, tonight
Gimme the other, gimme the other.
Boston's, "Amanda"
Misheard Lyrics:
Havana
Original Lyrics:
Amanda
Boston's, "Amazed"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm gonna make you buy some fries
Original Lyrics:
I'm gonna take you by surprise
Elton John's, "Passengers/Another Passenger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Deny the passenger
or
Denada passenger
or
Denother passenger
Original Lyrics:
Another passenger
Elton John's, "Passengers/Another passenger"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's anger in the silence, it's tattooed in your veins, you hear it in a blood bank and ride it on the streets...
Original Lyrics:
There's anger in the silence, there's wheels upon the jail, a black train built of bones on a copper rail...
The Monkees', "Theme From The Monkees"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, hey, we love monkeys
Original Lyrics:
Hey, hey, we're the Monkees
Vivien Vee's, "Give Me A Break"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't be angry with me. No religion--let it be!
Original Lyrics:
Don't be angry with me. Now relax and let it be!
 
1990s
69 Boyz's, "Tootsee Roll"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cotton Candy's (cotton candy is) free to go, let me see you Tootsie Roll
Original Lyrics:
Cotton candy, sweetie go!
Blur's, "Song 2"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got my head shaved
Original Lyrics:
I got my head checked
Bush's, "Everything Zen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wring your towel for the century
Original Lyrics:
Raindogs howl for the century
Jane's Addiction's, "Been Caught Stealing"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I want something and I don't want to pray for rain
Original Lyrics:
When I want something and I don't want to pay for it
KLF's, "Justified And Ancient"
Misheard Lyrics:
All bound for Moo Moo land
Original Lyrics:
All bound for Mu Mu land
Manic Street Preachers', "Motorcycle Emptiness"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm dying of loneliness
Original Lyrics:
Under neon loneliness
Michael Jackson's, "You are Not Alone"
Misheard Lyrics:
You and I alone
Original Lyrics:
You are Not Alone
Nirvana's, "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
Misheard Lyrics:
I will die young
Original Lyrics:
A denial
Phil Collins', "True Colors"
Misheard Lyrics:
The shine is through
Original Lyrics:
They're shining through
Queen's, "I Was Born to Love You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Osbourne to love you
Original Lyrics:
I was born to love you
Queen's, "I Was Born to Love You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ross Brawn to love you
Original Lyrics:
I was born to love you
Red Hot Chili Peppers 's, "Suck My Kiss"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your mouth was made to SUCK MY D!CK
Original Lyrics:
Your mouth was made to SUCK MY KISS
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Scar Tissue"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't want to share the salami with you
Original Lyrics:
With the birds I'll share this lonely view
Shabba Ranks', "Mr. Loverman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chicken lover, know what's up tonight,
Chicken lover, gonna make you feel alright.
Original Lyrics:
Champion lover, no ease up tonight,
Champion lover, gonna make you feel alright,
TLC's, "Waterfalls"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don’t go Jason Waterfalls
Original Lyrics:
Don't go chasing waterfalls
Please stick to the rivers and the lakes that you used to.
The Bucketheads', "The Bomb!"
Misheard Lyrics:
Three times boogie took my mind
Original Lyrics:
Street sounds swirling through my mind
 
2000s
Fall Out Boy's, "27"
Misheard Lyrics:
When being spanker of boys just feeds like a currrl.
Original Lyrics:
When being anchored aboard just feels like a curse
Fall Out Boy's, "Bang the Doldrums"
Misheard Lyrics:
Happily eating laughter below the waste
Original Lyrics:
Happily ever after below the waist.
Fall Out Boy's, "I Slept With Someone In Fall Out Boy..."
Misheard Lyrics:
Someone gold
No one knew
Billy bald
Long ways blue
Original Lyrics:
Someone old
No one new
Feeling borrowed
Always blue.
Fall Out Boy's, "Sugar We're Going Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
We’re going down down
In an murkier crown
And sugar were going down swimming
I’ll be your number one with a bully
A load of God’s cornflakes
Cock in and pulling
Original Lyrics:
We're going down down in an earlier round
And sugar, we're going down swinging
I'll be your number one with a bullet
A loaded god complex, cock it and pull it
KT Tunstall's, "Black Horse and the Cherry Tree"
Misheard Lyrics:
With a pink black horse
Original Lyrics:
With a big black horse
 
2010s
Adele's, "Someone Like You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wish nothing but the best for U2
Original Lyrics:
I wish nothing but the best for you, too
Coldplay's, "Paradise"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pair a', pair a', pair a' dice
Original Lyrics:
para, para, paradise
Lizzo's, "Truth Hurts"
Misheard Lyrics:
White men gray till the gotta be gray?
Original Lyrics:
Why men great ‘til they gotta be great?
Sara Bareilles', "Armor"
Misheard Lyrics:
You make me cha-cha cha-cha cha harder
Original Lyrics:
You make me try try try try try harder
 
country
Lady Antebellum's, "Need You Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm gonna leave you now
Original Lyrics:
I just need you now
Lonestar's, "Amazed"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maybe I'm amazed by you
Original Lyrics:
Baby I'm amazed by you
 
misc
Glenn Miller's, "Chattanooga Choo Choo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bend an ear and listen to my virgin
Original Lyrics:
Bend an ear and listen to my version

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