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1950s
Frankie Laine's, "Rawhide"
Misheard Lyrics:
My Pooh bear will be late
Original Lyrics:
My true love will be waiting
Johnny Western's, "The Ballad of Palladin"
Misheard Lyrics:
Caroling, caroling far, far from home
Original Lyrics:
Palladin, Palladin, far, far from home
 
1960s
Dean Martin's, "Everybody Loves Somebody"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody Rice-a-Roni sometimes
Original Lyrics:
Everybody loves somebody sometimes
Roger Miller's, "King of the Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Destination: Hanger lane
Original Lyrics:
Destination: Bangor, Maine
The Skip-Jacks', "(Meet) The Flintstones"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's ride with the family down the street
Through the courtesy of H and B
Original Lyrics:
Let's ride with the family down the street
Through the courtesy of Fred's two feet
 
1970s
ABBA's, "Fernando"
Misheard Lyrics:
The mambo
Original Lyrics:
Fernando
ABBA's, "Take a Chance On Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I can't Lego
Original Lyrics:
But I can't let go
Blondie's, "Heart of Glass"
Misheard Lyrics:
Marshall must trust
Original Lyrics:
Won't you just trust?
Bob Marley And The Wailers', "Buffalo Soldier"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I analyze the stench to me it makes a lot of sense
Original Lyrics:
When I analyze these things to me it makes a lot of sense
Elton John's, "Bennie and the Jets"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey kids, shake your boobs to get her
Original Lyrics:
Hey kids, shake it loose together
Elton John's, "Bennie and the Jets"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's got electric boobs, with motors too.
Original Lyrics:
She's got electric boots, a mohair suit.
Elton John's, "Crocodile Rock"
Misheard Lyrics:
Had an okra sheddy and a placed for my comb
Original Lyrics:
Had an old gold Chevy.
Elton John's, "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lucy in the sky looked down
Original Lyrics:
Lucy in the sky with diamonds.
Elton John's, "Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can take a little shot of something JAPANESE!
Original Lyrics:
I can sink a little drink and shout out, 'She's with me!'
England Dan and John Ford Coley's, "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
In nor talkin' 'bout the live in
Original Lyrics:
I'm not talkin' 'bout movin' in.
England Dan and John Ford Coley's, "Love Is the Answer"
Misheard Lyrics:
If there's a shark cut, I'd have found it
Original Lyrics:
If there's a short cut, I'd have found it
Kool and the Gang's, "Ladies Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
On disco lights
Your ABC's
Original Lyrics:
On disco lights
Your name will be seen
Led Zeppelin's, "The Ocean"
Misheard Lyrics:
The high hopes haila ball
Original Lyrics:
For the hell hound on my floor
Paul McCartney and Wings', "Live and Let Die"
Misheard Lyrics:
To liberate strife
Original Lyrics:
To live and let die
Vicki Sue Robinson's, "Turn the Beat Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
Turn the meter on
Original Lyrics:
Turn the beat around
 
1980s
Aretha Franklin's, "A Different World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where the hell did you come from?
Original Lyrics:
And where did you come from?
Bon Jovi's, "Bad Medicine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bad luck is like bad medicine
Original Lyrics:
Your love is like bad medicine
Bon Jovi's, "Bad Medicine"
Misheard Lyrics:
No one is like Ted Danson
Original Lyrics:
You love is like bad medicine
Dire Straits', "Walk of Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
The boy campaign
Original Lyrics:
The boy can play
Elton John's, "I Don't Wanna Go On with You Like That"
Misheard Lyrics:
I ain't no tender piece of meat named Biff
Original Lyrics:
I ain't no puzzle piece that needs to fit
Falco's, "Der Kommissar"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shop! Shop! Shop! Shop!
Original Lyrics:
Ja! Ja! Ja! Ja!
Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam's, "Lost in Emotion"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bookseller, bookseller
Original Lyrics:
Que sera, que sera
Michael Jackson's, "Beat It"
Misheard Lyrics:
No one wants to be the beast
Original Lyrics:
No one wants to be defeated
Michael Jackson's, "Wanna Be Startin' Something"
Misheard Lyrics:
So you wanna be startin' selfies
Original Lyrics:
So you wanna be startin' something
Paul McCartney's, "Coming Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nadia!
Original Lyrics:
Coming up.
Paul Simon's, "You Can Call Me Al"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can call you David
Original Lyrics:
I can call you Betty
Paula Abdul's, "Forever Your Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
He could promise the one
Original Lyrics:
He could promise the world
Prince's, "1999"
Misheard Lyrics:
The size was all purple
Original Lyrics:
The sky was all purple
Roxette's, "The Look"
Misheard Lyrics:
Locked in the world
Original Lyrics:
What in the world
Stacey Q.'s, "Two of Hearts"
Misheard Lyrics:
Two punk hearts
Original Lyrics:
Two of hearts
Starship's, "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Looking to Verizon
Original Lyrics:
Looking to your eyes
The Pointer Sisters', "Neutron Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Doin' the moonshine dance
Original Lyrics:
Doin' the neutron dance
Tina Turner's, "What's Love Got to Do with It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Marshalls got to do, got to do with it
Original Lyrics:
What's love got to do, got to do with it
U2's, "With or Without You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't win
Original Lyrics:
I can't live
 
1990s
2 Unlimited's, "Get Ready for This"
Misheard Lyrics:
The ancient 20 and I'm from the south
Original Lyrics:
The age is 20 and I'm from the south
98 Degrees', "Because of You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't decide
Original Lyrics:
I can't describe
Gloria Estefan's, "Heaven's What I Feel"
Misheard Lyrics:
Heather's what I feel when I'm with you
Original Lyrics:
Heaven's what I feel when I'm with you
Radiohead's, "Karma Police"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's like a bitch on the radio
Original Lyrics:
She's like a detuned radio
 
2000s
Bowling for Soup's, "The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jack and the Beanstalk
Original Lyrics:
This is the theme song
John Legend's, "Used to Love U"
Misheard Lyrics:
I went through the bayou for you
Original Lyrics:
I went through the fire for you
Owl City's, "Fireflies"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'd like to meet myself, police
Original Lyrics:
I'd like to make myself believe
 
2010s
Michael Buble's, "Haven't Met You Yet"
Misheard Lyrics:
I have a rental, yes
Original Lyrics:
I haven't met you yet
 
misc
Traditional's, "Home On the Range"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh give me a ho
Original Lyrics:
Oh give me a home
Traditional's, "Old MacDonald Had a Farm"
Misheard Lyrics:
Go to McDonald's, have some fun
Original Lyrics:
Old MacDonald had a farm
Traditional's, "The Itsy Bitsy Spider"
Misheard Lyrics:
Down Maybelline
Original Lyrics:
Down came the rain

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