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1950s
The Coasters', "Yakety Yak"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take out the people and the trash
Original Lyrics:
Take out the papers and the trash
 
1960s
The Young Rascals', "Good Lovin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
To the Love
Original Lyrics:
Good lovin'!
 
1970s
Commercial's, "Libby's"
Misheard Lyrics:
When it says ribbit ribbit ribbit
Original Lyrics:
When it says Libby's Libby's Libby's
Elton John's, "Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting"
Misheard Lyrics:
My sister looks cute in her braces and boots A hundred degrees in her hair
Original Lyrics:
My sister looks cute in her braces and boots A handful of grease in her hair
Elton John's, "Tiny Dancer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hold me closer you darlin' now
Original Lyrics:
Hold me closer tiny dancer
Gilbert O'Sullivan's, "Alone Again (Naturally)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was careful now today
Original Lyrics:
I was cheerful, bright and gay
Gordon Lightfoot's, "Carefree Highway"
Misheard Lyrics:
Carefree I-o-way (Iowa)
Original Lyrics:
Carefree highway
Manfred Mann's Earth Band's, "Blinded By The Light"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wrapped up like a dude she put a rumour in the night
Original Lyrics:
Revved up like a deuce another runner in the night
Michael Jackson's, "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hippo. At the bus stop.
Don't stop 'till you get it up.
Original Lyrics:
Keep on with the force, don't stop
Don't stop 'til you get enough.
Queen's, "Killer Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Faithful as a pussycat
Original Lyrics:
Playful as a pussy cat.
Sister Sledge's, "We Are Family"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweetheart Family
Original Lyrics:
We are family.
The Clash's, "London Calling"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mother calling
Original Lyrics:
London calling
 
1980s
Bruce Cockburn's, "Wondering Where the Lions Are"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm huntin' where the lions are
Original Lyrics:
I'm wond'rin' where the lions are
Crowded House's, "Something So Strong"
Misheard Lyrics:
Selfies, selfies so strong
Original Lyrics:
Something, something so strong
Elton John's, "I'm Still Standing"
Misheard Lyrics:
And if you think that Stoke'll never win
Original Lyrics:
And did you think this fool could never win
George Michael's, "A Different Corner"
Misheard Lyrics:
But to use me to cut like a knife
Original Lyrics:
But to lose, you would cut like a knife
George Michael's, "Kissing a Fool"
Misheard Lyrics:
You are 5
Original Lyrics:
You are far
Huey Lewis and the News', "Walking On a Thin Line"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sometimes in my better nights.
Original Lyrics:
Sometimes in my bed at night.
John Mellencamp's, "Cherry Bomb"
Misheard Lyrics:
That's when a sport was a sport.
Original Lyrics:
That's when a smoke was a smoke.
Madonna's, "Like a Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
And it feels like dope
Original Lyrics:
And it feels like home
Motley Crue's, "Girls, Girls, Girls"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, Halloween ain't New Year's Eve
Original Lyrics:
On Halloween and New Year's Eve
Robert Palmer's, "Simply Irresistible"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's no telling with the holy grail
Original Lyrics:
There's no telling where the money went
Sade's, "The Sweetest Taboo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every day he kissed us
And every ear is a new listing
Original Lyrics:
Every day is Christmas
And every year is a New Year's Eve
Talk Talk's, "Today"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dubai
Original Lyrics:
Today
The Kinks', "Come Dancing"
Misheard Lyrics:
The day they knocked down the ballet
Original Lyrics:
The day they knocked down the Pailais
Wham!'s, "I'm Your Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you're gonna do it, do a rhyme
Original Lyrics:
If you're gonna do it, do it right
 
1990s
Commercial's, "Skip-It"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a Pantene on this bomb
Original Lyrics:
There's a counter on this ball
Daler Mehndi's, "Tunak Tunak Tun"
Misheard Lyrics:
All along, kids are merely on a hustle
Many deals valued docile
Nine out of ten men bustle
Original Lyrics:
Dholna, kadeh mere nal hass
Mainu dil valli dass
Nahin tan teri meri bass
Daler Mehndi's, "Tunak Tunak Tun"
Misheard Lyrics:
All along, what you doin’ with my guitar
Original Lyrics:
Dholna, vaje tumbe vali taar
Def Leppard's, "Let's Get Rocked"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bearskin, Bearskin, Bearskin, Bearskin Rug
Original Lyrics:
Let's get , lets get, lets get, lets get rocked
Elton John's, "Can You Feel the Love Tonight?"
Misheard Lyrics:
There will come September
Original Lyrics:
There's a calm surrender
Elton John's, "Can You Feel the Love Tonight?"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a cold sierra
Original Lyrics:
There's a calm surrender
Elton John's, "Circle of Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
The circus of lights
Original Lyrics:
The circle of life
George Michael's, "Too Funky"
Misheard Lyrics:
Green Bay, Green Bay
or
Green Day, Green Day
Original Lyrics:
Baby, baby
Mr. Big's, "To Be with You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fate betwixt the both of you
Original Lyrics:
Fate will twist the both of you
Rockapella's, "Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fancy snakes around the world
Original Lyrics:
And she sneaks around the world
Toni Braxton's, "Another Sad Love Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's just another sad Grubhub
Original Lyrics:
It's just another sad love song
Toni Braxton's, "Another Sad Love Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's just another sad grubsome
Original Lyrics:
It's just another sad love song
Ziggy Marley's, "Believe in Yourself (Arthur theme)"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a cellphone message
Original Lyrics:
It's a simple message
 
2000s
Calvin Harris', "Sweet Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're giving me sexy goblins
Original Lyrics:
You’re giving me such sweet nothing
Calvin Harris', "Sweet Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're giving me sexy goblins
Original Lyrics:
You’re giving me such sweet nothing
Fall Out Boy's, "Dance, Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're always Folgers
Original Lyrics:
You always told us
Katy Perry's, "Waking Up in Vegas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why am I wearing your cock ring?
Original Lyrics:
Why am I wearing your class ring?
Macy Gray's, "I Try"
Misheard Lyrics:
Though I try to hide it, it's clear
I walk oboes when you’re not here
Original Lyrics:
Though I try to hide it, it's clear
My world crumbles when you are not near
 
2010s
Ava Max's, "Sweet But Psycho"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh she's sweet motorcycle, a little bicycle
Original Lyrics:
Oh she's sweet but a psycho, a little bit psycho
Commercial's, "LiMu Emu"
Misheard Lyrics:
Reboot email...and dumb
Original Lyrics:
LiMu Emu...and Doug
Linkin Park's, "Castle of Glass"
Misheard Lyrics:
And drop me down to the train below
Original Lyrics:
And drop me down to the dream below
Twenty One Pilots', "Stressed Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wish we could turn back time, to the good dope days, when our mom was saying "I still sleep when I was stressed out"
Original Lyrics:
Wish we could turn back time, to the good old days, when our momma sang us to sleep but now we're stressed out
Weezer's, "Africa"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's coming in 12:35
Original Lyrics:
She's coming in 12:30 flight
 
misc
Movie Scripts', "Bambi"
Misheard Lyrics:
Man is the life of the florist
Original Lyrics:
Man is the life of the forest

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