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1960s
The Box Tops', "Soul Deep"
Misheard Lyrics:
My life depends on your touch
My love is a river and it's so deep
A waitin' inside me it's a so deep
Groovy to hide, can't be denied
Love is a river running so deep
Original Lyrics:
A lot depends on your touch
My love is a river running soul deep
A way down inside me it's a soul deep
Too big to hide, can't be denied
Love is a river running soul deep
The McCoys', "Hang On Sloopy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hang on Snoopy
Original Lyrics:
Hang on Sloopy
The Muppets', "Ma-Na Ma-Na"
Misheard Lyrics:
Phenomenon
Original Lyrics:
Ma na, ma na.
The Who's, "Pinball Wizard"
Misheard Lyrics:
A digitalis ball
Original Lyrics:
The digit counters fall
 
1970s
Bee Gees', "Nights On Broadway"
Misheard Lyrics:
Even if it takes some laughter
Original Lyrics:
Even if it takes a lifetime
Bill Withers', "Lean On Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
We all have swallowed
Original Lyrics:
We all have sorrow
Bob Welch's, "Sentimental Lady"
Misheard Lyrics:
Central Pennsylvania
Original Lyrics:
Sentimental Lady
Boston's, "More Than a Feeling"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I'm tired of Jack and coke
Original Lyrics:
When I'm tired of thinking cold
Deep Purple's, "Woman from Tokyo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Brined women in Tokyo
She makes sleep
Original Lyrics:
My woman from Tokyo
She makes me see
Electric Light Orchestra's, "Evil Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Purina woman
Original Lyrics:
Evil woman
Misheard Lyrics:
Fine, fine, everything's fine
Original Lyrics:
Sign sign everywhere a sign
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wish you worked here.
Original Lyrics:
Wish you were here
The Rolling Stones', "Start Me Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ride like the wind at double speed
My hands are greasy, she a-made, made in the shade
Original Lyrics:
Ride like the wind at double speed
I'll take you places that you never, never been
 
1980s
Billy Squier's, "Too Daze Gone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Couldn't waste my head just to save the day (losin')
Original Lyrics:
Couldn't raise my head just to save the day (losin')
Cinderella's, "Nobody's Fool"
Misheard Lyrics:
Since we broke the time
Original Lyrics:
Since we broke the ties
Icicle Works', "Whisper To A Scream"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are, we are, we are rebel helpers
Original Lyrics:
We are, we are, we are ever helpless
John Mellencamp's, "Pink Houses"
Misheard Lyrics:
Go to work in some high rise
And vacation down at the gull o' Mexico
Original Lyrics:
Go to work in some high rise
And vacation down at the Gulf of Mexico
Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton's, "Islands in the Stream"
Misheard Lyrics:
I intend to say, that is what we are
Original Lyrics:
Islands in the stream, that is what we are
Kool & the Gang's, "Joanna"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's the whore, the whore for me
Original Lyrics:
She's the one, the one for me
Madonna's, "Papa Don't Preach"
Misheard Lyrics:
Parkay don't teach
Original Lyrics:
Papa don't preach
Men At Work's, "Down Under"
Misheard Lyrics:
I said to the man “are you trying to touch me?”
Original Lyrics:
I said to the man “Are you trying to tempt me?”
Mister Mister's, "Kyrie "
Misheard Lyrics:
Carrying a razor down the road
Original Lyrics:
Carrying a Lazer down the road
Patti Austin and James Ingram's, "Baby, Come to Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a special kind of mattress in the air
Original Lyrics:
There's a special kind of magic in the air
Ready for the World's, "Oh Sheila"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh shame on you
Original Lyrics:
Oh Sheila
Sergio Mendes', "Never Gonna Let You Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gonna hold your body close tonight
From Thursday on we're gonna be together
Original Lyrics:
Gonna hold your body close to mine
From this day on we're gonna be together
Shriekback's, "Into Method"
Misheard Lyrics:
Levi ipsum lorem Fiorucci Gucci shoes
Original Lyrics:
Levi Yves St. Laurent Fiorucci Gucci shoes
Steel Pulse's, "Macka Splaff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Feeling irie in Iceland
Original Lyrics:
Feelings ire in I self
The Alan Parsons Project's, "Games People Play"
Misheard Lyrics:
All of the children have porno
Original Lyrics:
All of the children have grown up
The Fall's, "2nd Dark Age"
Misheard Lyrics:
I mean Yoko entertains you
Original Lyrics:
A mediocre anti-Jew
The Police's, "Canary In A Coalmine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Marrying a gold mine
Original Lyrics:
Canary in a coalmine
The Police's, "Don't Stand So Close To Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're spe--
You're special
Original Lyrics:
Don't stand
Don't stand so
The Police's, "King Of Pain"
Misheard Lyrics:
I have stood here before inside the pouring rain
With the water in circles running 'round my brain
I could somehow resolve the issue in this rain
That it's my destiny to be the king of pain.
Original Lyrics:
I have stood here before inside the pouring rain
With the world turning circles running 'round my brain
I guess I'm always hoping that you'll end this reign
But it's my destiny to be the king of pain.
 
1990s
After 7's, "Can't Stop"
Misheard Lyrics:
You never made a give from you to me
Original Lyrics:
It never made a difference to me
Fatboy Slim's, "The Rockefeller Skank"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's dunk your mother.
Original Lyrics:
The funk soul brother.
Janet Jackson's, "Pleasure Principle"
Misheard Lyrics:
What I thought was happiness was only four-time bliss.
Original Lyrics:
What I thought was happiness was only part-time bliss
 
2000s
Misheard Lyrics:
Sometimes I thought your love was a choo-choo
Original Lyrics:
Sometimes I thought your love was so true true
Bowling for Soup's, "The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius"
Misheard Lyrics:
To buy candy bars
Original Lyrics:
With my candy bars
Coldplay's, "In My Place"
Misheard Lyrics:
In my face, in my face
or
Innerspace, Innerspace
Original Lyrics:
In my place, in my place
Daft Punk's, "Digital Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Before I knew it, this TV show's gone
Original Lyrics:
Before I knew it, this dream was all gone
Fall Out Boy's, "The Take Over, The Breaks Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’m boring but overcompensate with
Headlines and flash, flash, flash for tiger fever
Original Lyrics:
I’m boring but overcompensate with
Headlines and flash, flash, flash photography
Las Ketchup's, "The Ketchup Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
I said ehe ha dehe alede tudeledi sedi noa arabia de to be a de willili be
Original Lyrics:
Aserejé ja de jé de jebe
Tu de jebere sebiunouva
Majabi an de bugui
An de buididipí.
Madonna's, "Music"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, Mr. Peachy
Original Lyrics:
Hey, Mr. DJ
Modjo's, "Lady (Hear Me Tonight)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, bring me to life
Original Lyrics:
Lady, hear me tonight
OutKast featuring Sleepy Brown's, "The Way You Move"
Misheard Lyrics:
I like the Brady Bunch
Original Lyrics:
I like the way you move
The Kooks', "Naive"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know, she knows, that I'm not from the rosker.
Original Lyrics:
I know, she knows, that I'm not fond of asking.
 
2010s
Ava Max's, "Sweet But Psycho"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's voicing the daydreams
Original Lyrics:
She's poison but tasty
Being as an Ocean's, "Play Pretend"
Misheard Lyrics:
A telephone line for you to remain here.
Original Lyrics:
I'm too far gone for you to bring me back.
Dayseeker's, "Spotless Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm holding on to Europe,
But they want Stalin to instead.
Original Lyrics:
I'm holding on to your love,
But they won't stop till it's dead.
Lizzo's, "Good as Hell"
Misheard Lyrics:
I do my head toss, check my nails
Original Lyrics:
I do my hair toss, check my nails
Sia's, "Cheap Thrills "
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby I don’t need all of it all to have fun tonight
Original Lyrics:
Baby I don’t need dollar bills to have fun tonight

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