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1960s
The Beach Boys', "Don't Worry Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't murder babies
Original Lyrics:
Don't worry, baby
Misheard Lyrics:
You know it's f***in' nasty
Original Lyrics:
A little bit softer now
Tom Jones', "What's New, Pussycat?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You and your pussycat loves
Original Lyrics:
You and your pussycat nose
 
1970s
ABBA's, "Waterloo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Waterloo! I was just teasing you, wonder boy.
Original Lyrics:
Waterloo! I was defeated, you won the war.
America's, "Horse with No Name"
Misheard Lyrics:
O we went to the desert on our horses one day
It felt good to be out of the rain
In the desert you can remember your name
'Cause there ain't no one there to give you no name
Original Lyrics:
I've been through the desert on a horse with no name
It felt good to be out of the rain
In the desert you can remember your name
'Cause there ain't no one for to give you no pain
Don McLean's, "American Pie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Drove my Chevy to the river
But the river was dry
Original Lyrics:
Drove my Chevy to the levee
But the levee was dry
Elton John and Kiki Dee's, "Don't Go Breaking My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got your heart in my side
Original Lyrics:
I got your heart in my sights
Elton John and Kiki Dee's, "Don't Go Breaking My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got your heart in my side
Original Lyrics:
I got your heart in my sights
Elton John's, "Crocodile Rock"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sock it to me Mama, those Friday nights
When Susie wore her dresses tight.
Original Lyrics:
Oh Lawdy Mama, those Friday nights
When Susie wore her dresses tight.
Elton John's, "Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting"
Misheard Lyrics:
My sister looks cute in her braces and boots
I handle the breeze in her hair
Original Lyrics:
My sister looks cute in her braces and boots
A handful of grease in her hair
Led Zeppelin's, "Custard Pie"
Misheard Lyrics:
To the people you're justified
Original Lyrics:
Let me chew on a piece of your custard pie
Led Zeppelin's, "Hats off to (Roy) Harper"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bus stop! Bus stop!
Original Lyrics:
Must holler, must holler
Starland Vocal Band's, "Afternoon Delight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Skyrockets in flight
After-poop delight
An after-poop delight
Original Lyrics:
Skyrockets in flight
Afternoon delight
An afternoon delight
The Clash's, "London Calling"
Misheard Lyrics:
Engines stop running, though we taste good beer
Original Lyrics:
Engines stop running and the wheat is growing thin
The Stranglers', "No More Heroes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Whatever happened to the Beatles?
Original Lyrics:
Whatever happened to the heroes?
Village People's, "Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
My NCAA
Original Lyrics:
Y.M.C.A.
 
1980s
Clash's, "Rock the Casbah"
Misheard Lyrics:
The payload when they brought out the electric cattle drum
The local kids are thinking of escape, not having fun
Original Lyrics:
The Bedouin they brought out
Electric camel drums
The local guitar picker
Used his guitar picking thumb
Commercial's, "Kellogg's Corn Pops"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gotta get bombed
Original Lyrics:
Gotta get Pops
David Bowie's, "Let's Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mets fan
Original Lyrics:
Let's dance
Duran Duran's, "Cracks In The Pavement"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't want to go Republic
My head is full of cobwebs, I don't like it
Original Lyrics:
Don't want to be in public
My head is full of chopstick, I don't like it
Misheard Lyrics:
Show me in the shallow waters
Original Lyrics:
Choke me in the shallow waters
Howard Jones', "What Is Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
What should I buy?
Original Lyrics:
Why should I mind?
INXS's, "Devil Inside"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dead inside
Dead inside
Every single one of us is dead inside
Original Lyrics:
The devil inside
The devil inside
Every single one of us, the devil inside.
Irene Cara's, "The Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Been driven through a rainbow of cheers
Original Lyrics:
Been driven through a rainbow of tears
Motorhead's, "Ace of Spades"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don’t stay clean
Original Lyrics:
I don’t share your greed
Pat Benatar's, "Heartbreaker"
Misheard Lyrics:
Driving me and your father insane!
Original Lyrics:
Downing me with your promises!
Paul Simon's, "Late in the Evening"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was all the rage in this funky bar
Original Lyrics:
I was underage in this funky bar.
Psychedelic Furs', "I Wanna Sleep With You"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's got sunglasses, electric shoes, this vicious dog-eyed sheikh
A uniform in black and blue, he wants to be a god.
Original Lyrics:
He's got sunglasses, electric shoes, this vicious dog and I shake
A uniform in black and blue, he wants to be your guard.
Queen's, "Radio Ga Ga"
Misheard Lyrics:
All we hear is radio garble
Original Lyrics:
All we hear is radio ga ga
REM's, "Begin The Begin"
Misheard Lyrics:
But the land earth's tied murder shoes
Original Lyrics:
A philanderer's tie, a murderer's shoe
Rick Springfield's, "Don't Talk to Strangers"
Misheard Lyrics:
Joe talks to strangers
Original Lyrics:
Don't talk to strangers
Rick Springfield's, "Jessie's Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I wish that I had chances go
Original Lyrics:
You know I wish that I had Jessie's Girl
Rod Stewart's, "Young Turks"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your hopes be free tonight
Original Lyrics:
Young hearts be free tonight
Steve Winwood's, "Don't You Know What The Night Can Do?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't you know about the Mountain Dew?
Original Lyrics:
Don't you know what the night can do?
Tears For Fears', "Listen"
Misheard Lyrics:
"Help me I'm a chicken," all the chickens say
Original Lyrics:
Cumple anos chica, no hay que preocuparse
The Clash's, "Rock The Casbah"
Misheard Lyrics:
For the mental in-car-naked.
Original Lyrics:
Fundamentally, he can't take it.
The Smithereens', "House We Used to Live In"
Misheard Lyrics:
What the f*** won't they tear it down
Original Lyrics:
One look before they tear it down.
Tom Tom Club's, "Genius of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
James Bond
Original Lyrics:
James Brown
 
1990s
Alice In Chains', "Man in the Box"
Misheard Lyrics:
Breathing in my s***
Original Lyrics:
Buried in my s***
Roxette's, "Dangerous"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know she’s a little bit Danger Mouse
Original Lyrics:
You know she’s a little bit dangerous
Tina Turner's, "I Don't Wanna Fight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't care now who's to play
Original Lyrics:
Don't care now who's to blame
Toni Braxton's, "Another Sad Love Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's just another sad Grubhub
Original Lyrics:
It's just another sad love song
 
2000s
Foo Fighters', "Rope"
Misheard Lyrics:
Give me some rope, I’m coming
Out of my head,
In to the clear when you go, I go loose ( or I call noose)
Original Lyrics:
Give me some rope, I’m coming
Out of my head,
In to the clear when you go, I go “No!”
Nelly's, "Hot in Herre"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got a friend with a Vole in the basement.
Original Lyrics:
I got a friend with a pole in the basement.
Nickelback's, "If Today Was Your Last Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
If today was your last day and tomorrow was too late,
Could you say goodbye to yesterday?
Would you live each moment like your last,
Leave old BITCHES in the past?
Donate every dime you had, if today was your last day?
What if, what if, if today was your last day?
Original Lyrics:
If today was your last day and tomorrow was too late,
Could you say goodbye to yesterday?
Would you live each moment like your last,
Leave old pictures in the past?
Donate every dime you had, if today was your last day?
What if, what if, if today was your last day?
 
2010s
Vance Joy's, "Riptide"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want to be your lab rat again
Original Lyrics:
I wanna be your left hand man.
 
country
Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton's, "Islands in the Stream"
Misheard Lyrics:
And we’ll rely on the turnips, ah-ah!
Original Lyrics:
And we rely on each other. Ah-ah!
Taylor Swift's, "Our Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got to the hallway, well on my way
To to my left and back
Original Lyrics:
Got to the hallway, well on my way
To my loving bed
 
xmas
Traditional's, "Christmas in Killarney"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's Christmas in Killarney
We bother the folks at home
Original Lyrics:
It's Christmas in Killarney
With all of the folks at home
Traditional's, "Frosty the Snowman"
Misheard Lyrics:
There must have been some magic in that old suphastic town.
Original Lyrics:
There must have been some magic in that old silk hat they found

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