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1960s
Commercial's, "Smokey Bear"
Misheard Lyrics:
Only you can prevent chorus lines
Original Lyrics:
Only you can prevent forest fires
The Beatles', "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lucy in disguise with Donna
Original Lyrics:
Lucy in the sky with diamonds
The Beatles', "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
Misheard Lyrics:
The one and only Britney Spears
Original Lyrics:
The one and only Billy Shears
We Five's, "You Were On My Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
i got Bosco in my boots
Original Lyrics:
i gotta walk away my blues
 
1970s
Frankie Valli's, "Grease"
Misheard Lyrics:
It’s got you, it’s got me in it.
Original Lyrics:
It's got groove, it's got meaning.
Hall & Oates', "Sara Smile"
Misheard Lyrics:
When eyes feel cold, you warn me
Original Lyrics:
When I feel cold, you warm me
Hawkwind's, "Damnation Alley"
Misheard Lyrics:
Driving through the burning, ooh wah doo
Original Lyrics:
Diving through the burning hoop of doom
The Cars', "Just What I Needed"
Misheard Lyrics:
And tacos in your sleep
Original Lyrics:
And talking in your sleep
The Whispers', "And the Beat Goes On"
Misheard Lyrics:
NBA goes on
Original Lyrics:
and the beat goes on
Thin Lizzy's, "The Boys Are Back in Town"
Misheard Lyrics:
The boys will paint the town
Original Lyrics:
The boys are back in town.
 
1980s
Berlin's, "Take My Breath Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Haunted by the ocean
Original Lyrics:
Haunted by the notion
Billy Joel's, "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Welcome back to the ancient vibe
Original Lyrics:
Welcome back to the age of jive
Buster Poindexter's, "Hot Hot Hot"
Misheard Lyrics:
Holy moley, holy moley
Original Lyrics:
Ole, ole, ole, ole
Cyndi Lauper's, "I Drove All Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is that all night?
Original Lyrics:
Is that alright?
David Bowie's, "Modern Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Takes me to the judge on time
Original Lyrics:
Takes me to the church on time
Def Leppard's, "Hysteria"
Misheard Lyrics:
I get some skillets going
Original Lyrics:
I get so spiritual
Jethro Tull's, "Skating Away On The Thin Ice Of A New Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
As you cross the circle line
where the asshole meets behind.
Original Lyrics:
As you cross the circle line
The ice wall creaks behind.
Prince's, "When Doves Cry"
Misheard Lyrics:
This is what it sounds like when dogs growl
Original Lyrics:
This is what it sounds like when doves cry
Richard Marx's, "Hold On to the Nights"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm helplessly awake
Original Lyrics:
I'm helplessly aware
Richard Marx's, "Right Here Waiting"
Misheard Lyrics:
Or how my hot cakes
Original Lyrics:
Or how my heart breaks
Rod Stewart's, "Rocks"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get your rock salt, get your rock sat, honey
Original Lyrics:
Get your rocks off, get your rocks off, honey
Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty's, "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stop dragging mud
Stop dragging mud
Stop dragging mud all around.
Original Lyrics:
Stop draggin' my...
Stop draggin' my...
Stop draggin' my heart around.
Survivor's, "Eye of the Tiger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Took my time, took my senses
Original Lyrics:
Took my time, took my chances
The Buggles', "Video Killed the Radio Star"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rewritten by myself with new technology
Original Lyrics:
Rewritten by machine with new technology
The Cars', "Since You're Gone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sister Dawn
Original Lyrics:
Since you're gone
The Motels', "Suddenly Last Summer"
Misheard Lyrics:
It happened was over
Original Lyrics:
It happened one summer
The Power Station's, "Some Like it Hot"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pushing to the facade
Original Lyrics:
Pushing you do decide
 
1990s
2 Unlimited's, "Get Ready For This"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're two invalids
Original Lyrics:
We're 2 Unlimited
Ace of Base's, "Beautiful Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a walk in the park where you belong
Original Lyrics:
Take a walk in the park when you feel down
Alias', "More Than Words Can Say"
Misheard Lyrics:
I think you know
Original Lyrics:
I need you now
Bizarre Inc.'s, "I'm Gonna Get You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm gonna kick you, baby
Original Lyrics:
I'm gonna get you, baby
Cornershop's, "Brimful Of Asha"
Misheard Lyrics:
Brim full of ash, you’re only 45.
Original Lyrics:
Brimful of Asha on the 45
Donna Lewis', "I Love You Always Forever"
Misheard Lyrics:
Frozen
Original Lyrics:
Those days
Donna Lewis', "I Love You Always Forever"
Misheard Lyrics:
Of whiteness in panda bears
Original Lyrics:
Of white mists of pale amber rose
Janet Jackson's, "Together Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dancing in the light
Original Lyrics:
Dancing in moonlight
Melissa Etheridge's, "Come to My Window"
Misheard Lyrics:
Guanta la mela
Original Lyrics:
Come to My Window
Melissa Etheridge's, "I'm the Only One"
Misheard Lyrics:
'til the speech is done
Original Lyrics:
'til the screaming's gone
Merril Bainbridge's, "Mouth"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna paste it
Original Lyrics:
I wanna taste it
Michael Bolton's, "How am I Supposed to Live Without You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell me about the Aunt Jemima
Original Lyrics:
Tell me about the plans you're making
Mr. Bungle's, "Stubb (A Dub)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dr. Magnus
Original Lyrics:
Glaucoma
Natalie Merchant's, "Carnival"
Misheard Lyrics:
Have I been a mouse?
Original Lyrics:
Have I been lost?
The Muppets', "Kokomo"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll sue ya, Jamaica
Original Lyrics:
Aruba, Jamaica
 
2000s
Alicia Keys', "Fallin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
I never was a woman
And I love you
Original Lyrics:
I never lost someone
The way that I love you
Busted's, "Year 3000"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eyes to the hips, to the year 3000.
Original Lyrics:
I took a trip to the year 3000
Misheard Lyrics:
And they say that a hero's a savior
Original Lyrics:
And they say that a hero can save us
Ingrid Michaelson's, "Be OK"
Misheard Lyrics:
I just want a beer, OK?
Original Lyrics:
I just want to be OK
Vanessa Carlton's, "Ordinary Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
Standing there when I did
Original Lyrics:
Standing there with a deal
 
2010s
Arctic Monkeys', "All My Own Stunts"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tin-tin the orange juice Put on your dancing shoes
Original Lyrics:
Tinting the solitude Put on your dancing shoes
Maroon 5's, "Wait"
Misheard Lyrics:
A niggar! niggar! niggar! niggar! niggar!
Original Lyrics:
I'm beggin', beggin', beggin', beggin', I'm beggin' you
Sia's, "Chandelier"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’m gonna swing from the chien andalou, from the chien andalou
Original Lyrics:
I'm gonna swing from the chandelier, from the chandelier

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