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1960s
Bobby Rydell's, "Wildwood Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause it's peeping tom
Original Lyrics:
'Cause it's kissing time
Lovin' Spoonful's, "Summer in the City"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hotter than a gnat's hair
Original Lyrics:
Hotter than a matchhead
The Lovin' Spoonful's, "Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Say yes to one and let the other one lie
Original Lyrics:
Say yes to one and let the other one ride
Tommy James and the Shondells', "I Think We’re Alone Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
I think we adore you
Original Lyrics:
I Think We’re Alone Now
 
1970s
Blue Oyster Cult's, "ME262"
Misheard Lyrics:
ME262 brings a German jet, jumpin' go-go-go-far
Brandin' in intents of me in tents of my snout
And see these English planes go burn
You me a tents of me oh tense in my snout
Where my bombers have burnt for the very last time
In the dark, above Australia...an emblem of '45
Original Lyrics:
Me-262 prince of turbojet, Junker's Jumo 004
Blasts from clustered R4M quartets in my snout
And see these English planes go burn
Now will you be my witness how red were the skies
When the fortresses flew, for the very last time
It was dark over Westphalia, in April of '45
David Bowie's, "Suffragette City"
Misheard Lyrics:
The smell of fat chicks just put my spine out of place
Original Lyrics:
A mellow thighed chick just put my spine out of place.
David Loggins', "Please Come to Boston"
Misheard Lyrics:
There ain't no goal
Original Lyrics:
There ain't no gold
Joan Baez's, "The Night They Drove Ole Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't raise the cane back up when it's in the feed
Original Lyrics:
You can't raise a Caine back up when he's in defeat
John Denver's, "Take Me Home, Country Roads"
Misheard Lyrics:
West Virginia, Mount St Barbara.
Original Lyrics:
West Virginia, mountain mama
Orleans', "Dance with Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Friends to see
Original Lyrics:
Fantasy
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, green, whatcha gonna do?
Original Lyrics:
Amie, what you wanna do?
Steely Dan's, "Peg"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pain, don't let it come back to you
Original Lyrics:
Peg, it will come back to you
Village People's, "Go West"
Misheard Lyrics:
(Together) We will fly so high
(Together) Tell your brains goodbye
Original Lyrics:
(Together) We will fly so high
(Together) Tell our friends goodbye
 
1980s
Billy Joel's, "We Didn't Start the Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
We didn’t start the fire
No we did ignite it, but we tried to fight it
Original Lyrics:
We didn’t start the fire
No we didn’t light it but we tried to fight it
Billy Ocean's, "Caribbean Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
She touched my meat in painted on jeans
Original Lyrics:
She dashed by me in painted on jeans
Cyndi Lauper's, "All Through the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be at work and not be with you
or
I'll be at work and I'll be with you
Original Lyrics:
I'll be awake and I'll be with you
David Bowie's, "Modern Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Marmalade
Original Lyrics:
Modern love
Huey Lewis and the News', "The Power of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
But you might just change your mind...
Original Lyrics:
But it might just save your life...
INXS's, "What You Need"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get your Swatches here!
Original Lyrics:
I'll give you what you need
Jane's Addiction's, "Jane Says"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jane said, pop that Sergio.
Original Lyrics:
Jane says I'm done with Sergio.
Limahl's, "Only Forove"
Misheard Lyrics:
Only one love
Original Lyrics:
Only for love
Lionel Richie's, "Say You, Say Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Save your saline
Original Lyrics:
Say You, Say Me
Movie Scripts', "Back to School"
Misheard Lyrics:
Caused an ongoing emotion of confidence
Original Lyrics:
Caused an ongoing erosion of confidence
Ottawan's, "Hands Up (Give Me Your Heart)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let me be your Romeo, your wonder boy,
And your super jet.
Original Lyrics:
Let me be your Romeo, your wonder boy,
And your super champ.
Prince's, "Raspberry Beret"
Misheard Lyrics:
Raspberry Blue Lace
Original Lyrics:
Raspberry beret
Queen's, "Princes of the Universe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Buy the Holy Bible
Original Lyrics:
Fighting for survival
Starship's, "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
And if this world is out of mothers
Original Lyrics:
And if this world is out of lovers
The Bangles', "Manic Monday"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I don't have to run there
Original Lyrics:
My I don't have to run day
The Cult's, "New York City"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hell's kitchen isn't TLC
Original Lyrics:
Hell's Kitchen is a DMZ
The Vapors', "Turning Japanese"
Misheard Lyrics:
I cut your picture
Original Lyrics:
I got your picture
 
1990s
98 Degrees', "I Do (Cherish You)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Through the deaths of myself
Original Lyrics:
Through the depths of my soul
Oomph!'s, "Willst Du Mein Leben Entern?"
Misheard Lyrics:
They stole my Nintendo!
Original Lyrics:
Willst du mein Leben kentern?
Rihanna's, "Unfaithful"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't wanna be a burglar
Original Lyrics:
I don't wanna be a murderer
Sawyer Brown's, "Some Girls Do"
Misheard Lyrics:
You were laughin at me, I was chewin Dentyne You were the prettiest girl I’d ever seen When you rolled your eyes and twirled my pampered ass.
Original Lyrics:
You were laughin at me, I was doin James Dean You were the prettiest girl I’d ever seen When you rolled your eyes and twirled my pink fur dice
 
2000s
Misheard Lyrics:
My cashmere would never ever end
Original Lyrics:
My cash flow would never ever end
Gwen Stefani's, "The Sweet Escape"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I could receive
Original Lyrics:
If I could escape
Jonas Brothers', "Mandy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mandy always laughs at Star Wars people
Never really wanna be on newsstands
And fairytales are never wasted time.
Original Lyrics:
Mandy always laughs when I act stupid
I am unaware that I'm a nuisance
With her it's never wasted time
Misheard Lyrics:
Better believe our plan
Original Lyrics:
Better believe I bled
Misheard Lyrics:
Well I'm done this is a situation tempting conversation
Original Lyrics:
Well I'm done with awkward situations empty conversations
Justin Timberlake's, "Sexy Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come into the bed
Original Lyrics:
Come into the back
Justin Timberlake's, "Sexy Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
Future Sexy yo, (Go with me go, oh)
Original Lyrics:
Get your sexy on (Go 'head, be gone with it)
Justin Timberlake's, "Sexy Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll let you with me if I misbehave
Original Lyrics:
I'll let you whip me if I misbehave
Justin Timberlake's, "Sexy Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's just the norm that I feel this way
Original Lyrics:
It's just that no one makes me feel this way
Reba McEntire's, "I'm a Survivor"
Misheard Lyrics:
With chilled hams in the heart of a fighter
Original Lyrics:
With gentle hands and the heart of a fighter
The All-American Rejects', "Move Along"
Misheard Lyrics:
Moving on
Original Lyrics:
Move Along
Train's, "Calling All Angels"
Misheard Lyrics:
Going on major
Original Lyrics:
Calling All Angels
 
2010s
Cody Johnson's, "On My Way to You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every highway, every heartless
Every madness, every mile
Original Lyrics:
Every highway, every heartbreak
Every mountain, every mile
Lizzo's, "Truth Hurts"
Misheard Lyrics:
White men great till they got a B grade
Original Lyrics:
Why men great 'til they gotta be great?
Miley Cyrus', "Wrecking Ball"
Misheard Lyrics:
All you did was rape me.
Original Lyrics:
All you did was wreck me.
 
country
Stevie Nicks', "Edge Of Seventeen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just like a waddling duck
Original Lyrics:
Just like a white-winged dove.

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