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1960s
Liza Minnelli's, "(Life is a) Cabaret"
Misheard Lyrics:
Life is a Cabaret Ocean
Original Lyrics:
Life is a Cabaret, old chum
Regis Philbin's, "Pennies from Heaven"
Misheard Lyrics:
Each cloud complains
Original Lyrics:
Each cloud contains
 
1970s
Barry Manilow's, "Could it Be Magic"
Misheard Lyrics:
Could this be the marriage at last?
Original Lyrics:
Could this be the magic at last?
Chicago's, "Call On Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can count on me
Original Lyrics:
You can call on me
Chic's, "I Want Your Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm Mother Love
Original Lyrics:
I want your love
Earth, Wind and Fire's, "After the Love Has Gone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Something happened another way
or
Something happened the other way
Original Lyrics:
Something happened along the way
Jackson 5's, "ABC"
Misheard Lyrics:
As simple as no, maybe
Original Lyrics:
As simple as do-re-mi
John Denver's, "Thank God I'm a Country Boy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well I got me a fine wife I got me an ole fiddle
When the sun's coming up I got cake on the griddle
Original Lyrics:
Well I got me a fine wife I got me an ole fiddle
When the sun's coming up I got cakes on the griddle
Looking Glass', "Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bambi, you're a fine girl
Original Lyrics:
Brandy, you're a fine girl
Nazareth's, "Love Hurts"
Misheard Lyrics:
Some fools cool themselves I guess
Take us to the East!
Original Lyrics:
Some fools fool themselves I guess
They're not fooling me
Misheard Lyrics:
Check
Original Lyrics:
Jet
Steve Miller Band's, "Jet Airliner"
Misheard Lyrics:
We gonna’ tear that line up
Original Lyrics:
Big old jet airliner
The Beatles', "Let It Be"
Misheard Lyrics:
They will leave Bonanza
Original Lyrics:
There will be an answer
The Knack's, "My Sharona"
Misheard Lyrics:
M-m-m-mighty Schroeder!
Original Lyrics:
M-m-m-my Sharona!
Tuxedo Junction's, "Chattanooga Choo Choo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Devil in a diaper
Original Lyrics:
Dinner in the diner
 
1980s
A-ha's, "Take On Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tickle me
Original Lyrics:
Take on me
Billy Joel's, "Keeping the Faith"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can mingle too long in your dreams
Original Lyrics:
You can linger to long in your dreams
Duran Duran's, "Sound of Thunder"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm peeing in this grass here for the last ten hours
Original Lyrics:
I've been in this grass here for the last ten hours
Icehouse's, "Electric Blue"
Misheard Lyrics:
Are you buying?
Original Lyrics:
Are you hiding?
Madonna's, "Papa Don't Preach"
Misheard Lyrics:
Popples don't teach
Original Lyrics:
Papa don't preach
Pet Shop Boys', "West End Girls"
Misheard Lyrics:
In a western town of terror law
Original Lyrics:
In a West End town, a denim world
Run-D.M.C.'s, "Rock Box "
Misheard Lyrics:
Always f***ing fresh, could never be stale
Original Lyrics:
Always funky fresh, could never be stale
The Cars', "Since You're Gone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sintagon
Original Lyrics:
Since you're gone
I missed the peak sensation
 
1990s
"Weird Al" Yankovic's, "Smells Like Nirvana"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dumbo, Dumbo, Dumbo, oh no!
Original Lyrics:
Don't know, don't know, don't know, oh no!
Enigma's, "Sadeness (Part I)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Santa Claus
Original Lyrics:
Sade dit moi
Jon Secada's, "Just Another Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't wanna say
Original Lyrics:
I don't wanna stay
Ricky Martin's, "Livin' La Vida Loca"
Misheard Lyrics:
Karla Homolka
Original Lyrics:
color of mocha
Seal's, "Kiss From A Rose"
Misheard Lyrics:
A kiss from a rose on the brink
Original Lyrics:
A kiss from a rose on the grave
Slipknot's, "Purity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pure hate
Original Lyrics:
Purity
TLC's, "Waterfalls"
Misheard Lyrics:
For the Jetsons' waterfalls
Original Lyrics:
Don't go chasing waterfalls
Xscape's, "Understanding"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't mean to be demented
Original Lyrics:
I don't mean to be demanding
 
2000s
50 Cent's, "In Da Club"
Misheard Lyrics:
A pocket full of bud
Original Lyrics:
A bottle full of Bud
Jess Harnell's, "MacGoogles' Theme Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
MacGoogles is me name, I like to smoke the bone.
It's time to play a game with your favorite hydrophone
Original Lyrics:
MacGoogles is me name, I like a swampy bog
It's time to play a game with your favorite highland frog.
Slipknot's, "Get This"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kittens or die!
Original Lyrics:
Get this or die!
Slipknot's, "I Am Hated"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am Satan
Original Lyrics:
I am hated
Slipknot's, "New Abortion"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm ethereal, my children are Lay's and cereal
Original Lyrics:
I'm ethereal, my children are legion, serial.
Slipknot's, "Vermilion"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fixed and crazy, ain't that attractive
Original Lyrics:
Fixed and crazy, aphid attraction
The Vines', "Get Free"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come in, come in, come in, you're like a cat on fire
Original Lyrics:
Come here, come here, come here, move out of California
 
2010s
Avenged Sevenfold's, "Shepherd of Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Barrel of meat
Original Lyrics:
Bearer of needs
Dustin Lynch's, "Seein' Red"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can't get you outta my head, girl
Can't get you outta my head
The way you better up my hold
I'm lettin' red
Original Lyrics:
Can't get you outta my head, girl
Can't get you outta my head
The way you color up my world
I'm seein' red
Dustin Lynch's, "Small Town Boy"
Misheard Lyrics:
She loves a small talk boy like me
Original Lyrics:
She loves a small town boy like me
Ghost's, "Secular Haze"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come misty turtle
Original Lyrics:
Come mist eternal
Imagine Dragons', "Demons"
Misheard Lyrics:
No matter what we breathe
We still are made of greed
Original Lyrics:
No matter what we breed
We still are made of greed
Kane Brown's, "Good As You"
Misheard Lyrics:
But baby, I just wanna be green as you
Original Lyrics:
But baby, I just wanna be good as you
Morgan Wallen's, "Whiskey Glasses"
Misheard Lyrics:
And skip the wrapped through wrestling girls
Original Lyrics:
And see the world through whiskey glasses
Slipknot's, "Unsainted"
Misheard Lyrics:
How dare you murder me
Original Lyrics:
How dare you martyr me
Taio Cruz's, "Dynamite"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like it’s Iron Mike
Original Lyrics:
Like it’s dynamite
 
country
Queen's, "Killer Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Recommended apple pie
Her face would spoil an appetite
Original Lyrics:
Recommended at the price
Insatiable an appetite
Tracy Lawrence's, "Paint Me a Birmingham"
Misheard Lyrics:
Paint me a burning ham
Original Lyrics:
Paint me a Birmingham.
Traditional's, "Advance Australia Fair"
Misheard Lyrics:
For breakfast lunch & tea,
Original Lyrics:
Our home is girt by sea.

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