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1960s
Bee Gees', "To Love Somebody"
Misheard Lyrics:
To love salami
Original Lyrics:
to love somebody
Diana Ross and the Supremes', "Stop! In the Name of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Before you break my car
Original Lyrics:
Before you break my heart
The Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
We decided that we would have a sword fight
Original Lyrics:
We decided that we would have a soda
 
1970s
ABBA's, "Knowing Me, Knowing You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Holding me, holding you
Original Lyrics:
Knowing me, knowing you
Boston's, "More Than A Feeling"
Misheard Lyrics:
I hear librarians walking away
or
I heard Maid Marian walking away
Original Lyrics:
I see my Marianne walking away
Joe Jackson's, "Is She Really Going Out with Him?"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a man there who's mauled down as dead
Original Lyrics:
There's a man there who's marked down as dead
John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John's, "You're the One That I Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do you wanna envelope
Original Lyrics:
You're the one that I want
Kansas', "Point of Know Return"
Misheard Lyrics:
Power
Original Lyrics:
How long?
Meat Loaf's, "Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know you’re looking for a movie in a mountain of rocks
Original Lyrics:
I know you’re looking for a ruby in a mountain of rocks
Peter Gabriel's, "Solsbury Hill"
Misheard Lyrics:
And liberty, she blew it
Original Lyrics:
And liberty she pirouette
Queen's, "Killer Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's a killer queen
Gunman in jeopardy
or
She's a killer queen
Gunpowder guillotine
or
She's a killer, creep
Young man in jeopardy
or
She's a killer queen
Gunpowder, turpentine
Original Lyrics:
She's a killer queen
Gunpowder, gelatine
Queen's, "Somebody to Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bite me somebody to love
Original Lyrics:
Find me somebody to love
Schoolhouse Rock's, "The Great American Melting Pot"
Misheard Lyrics:
The Great American Mansion Park
Original Lyrics:
The Great American Melting Pot
The Dramatics', "Whatcha See is Whatcha Get"
Misheard Lyrics:
Look and see, it's what you get
Original Lyrics:
Whatcha see is whatcha get
 
1980s
10,000 Maniacs', "Eat for Two"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby cranky and baby chew
Baby sippers, baby poop was a baby boom
Original Lyrics:
Baby blankets and baby shoes
Baby slippers, baby spoons, walls of baby blue
Animotion's, "Obsession"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lord, there's no maternity
Original Lyrics:
Lord, there's no alternative
Blondie's, "Call Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Carnie!
Original Lyrics:
Call me!
Commercial's, "Mennen"
Misheard Lyrics:
I meant it
Original Lyrics:
By Mennen
Commercial's, "Wendy's - Choose Fresh"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cheese fresh. Cheese Wendy's.
Original Lyrics:
Choose fresh. Choose Wendy's.
Dead Kennedys', "Too Drunk to F***"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're bald like tha baby in "Eraserhead"
Original Lyrics:
You bawl like the baby in 'Eraserhead'.
Duran Duran's, "The Reflex"
Misheard Lyrics:
I stole the ring wire on a TV set
Original Lyrics:
I sold the Renoir and the TV set.
Eurythmics', "Here Comes the Rain Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Falling on my head like a traffic jam
Original Lyrics:
Falling on my head like a tragedy
Paula Abdul's, "Cold Hearted"
Misheard Lyrics:
G-G-G-Gold colored snake
Original Lyrics:
C-C-C-Cold hearted snake
Paula Abdul's, "Cold Hearted"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's a gold colored snake
Original Lyrics:
He's a cold hearted snake
Peter Gabriel's, "Games Without Frontiers"
Misheard Lyrics:
Whistling tunes we p*** on the goons in the jungle
Original Lyrics:
Whistling tunes we're kissing baboons in the jungle
Prince's, "Batdance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mother f***er!
Original Lyrics:
Get the funk up!
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Under the Bridge"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's the CD I live for
Original Lyrics:
It's the city I live in
Stranglers', "Skin Deep"
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch our for the Schoolies
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the Skin Deep.
T'Pau's, "Heart and Soul"
Misheard Lyrics:
A little bit of Harlem soul
Original Lyrics:
A little bit of heart and soul
Taylor Dayne's, "Don't Rush Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Not another strangler
Original Lyrics:
Not another stranger
The Stranglers', "Skin Deep"
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for your Goolies
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep.
Tom Petty's, "Runnin' Down A Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was so blind
Original Lyrics:
I was a-flyin'
U2's, "Sunday Bloody Sunday"
Misheard Lyrics:
It puts my Batgirl
Original Lyrics:
It puts my back up
 
1990s
Commercial's, "Delta Air Lines"
Misheard Lyrics:
You'll love the way we cry
Original Lyrics:
You'll love the way we fly
Commercial's, "Jif"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mom's IQ: choose Jif
Original Lyrics:
Moms like you choose Jif
Green Day's, "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)"
Misheard Lyrics:
But idiots are right
Original Lyrics:
But in the end it's right
Mariah Carey's, "Honey"
Misheard Lyrics:
What you got is far beyond repair
Original Lyrics:
What you got is far beyond compare
Natalie Merchant's, "Kind & Generous"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I'm down
Original Lyrics:
You know I'm bound
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Under the Bridge"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't ever wanna feel like a dick that day
Original Lyrics:
I don't ever wanna feel like I did that day
The Notorious B.I.G.'s, "Hypnotize"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm sicker than your average Pocahontas
Original Lyrics:
I'm sicker than your average poppa
Third Eye Blind's, "Semi-Charmed Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Go by
Original Lyrics:
Goodbye
Toni Braxton's, "Unbreak My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bring back the Nazis when I held you beside me
Original Lyrics:
Bring back those nights when I held you beside me
Toni Braxton's, "Unbreak My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
I need a rose to hold me now
Original Lyrics:
I need your arms to hold me now
 
2000s
Calvin Harris', "Sweet Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're giving me sexy dolphin
Original Lyrics:
You’re giving me such sweet nothing
Dido's, "Life for Rent"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's just a fart
Original Lyrics:
It's just a thought
Interpol's, "Obstacle 1"
Misheard Lyrics:
She can't read, she can't read, she's mad.
Original Lyrics:
She can read, she can read, she's bad.
OK Go's, "Do What you Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
in the mushing of the tuna
Original Lyrics:
in a machine built for two
 
2010s
Katy Perry's, "Firework"
Misheard Lyrics:
Make 'em go Ah, Ah, Ah
You're gonna leave 'em moaning Ah, Ah, Ah
Boom, boom, boom...
Original Lyrics:
Make 'em go Ah, Ah, Ah
You're gonna leave 'em all in awe, awe, awe
Boom, boom, boom...
Taylor Swift's, "I Think He Knows"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want you, that’s my toes
Original Lyrics:
I want you, bless my soul
 
xmas
Traditional/Robert Shaw Chorale's, "A Virgin Unspotted"
Misheard Lyrics:
Her majesty Mary put sort of away
Original Lyrics:
Then let us be merry, put sorrow away

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