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1960s
Bobby "Boris" Pickett's, "Monster Mash"
Misheard Lyrics:
They did the molester man
Original Lyrics:
They did the Monster Mash
Lesley Gore's, "It's My Party"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's my party and I'll die if I want to
Original Lyrics:
It's my party and I'll cry if I want to
Marvin Gaye's, "I Heard it Through the Grapevine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Not much longer with a big 9
Original Lyrics:
Not much longer would you be mine
The Beatles', "Here Comes the Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's Paula Zahn
Original Lyrics:
Here Comes the Sun
The Beatles', "Penny Lane"
Misheard Lyrics:
Her prettiness is selling puppies from a tray
Original Lyrics:
A pretty nurse is selling poppies from a tray.
 
1970s
ABBA's, "Fernando"
Misheard Lyrics:
Orlando
Original Lyrics:
Fernando
Arlo Guthrie's, "The City of New Orleans"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm your native thunder
or
I'm your native sun
or
I'm your native song
Original Lyrics:
I'm your native son
Brotherhood of Man's, "United We Stand"
Misheard Lyrics:
For united we stand, divided we fall
and if our pension ever be against the world we'll be together
together you and I
Original Lyrics:
For united we stand, divided we fall
and if our backs should ever be against the wall
we'll be together, together you and I
Elton John's, "Tiny Dancer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby darlin’ she’s so blended
Original Lyrics:
Lay me down in sheets of linen
Johnny Cash's, "These Are My People"
Misheard Lyrics:
These are my feet
Original Lyrics:
These are my people
Kenny Nolan's, "I Like Dreamin’"
Misheard Lyrics:
I like Twitter
Original Lyrics:
I like dreamin’
Manfred Mann's Earth Band's, "Blinded By The Light"
Misheard Lyrics:
Little Early Birdy gave my anus girl a wirly and asked me I needed a ride
Original Lyrics:
And little Early Birdie came by in his curly whirly.
Morris Albert's, "Feelings"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tantrums going on MySpace
Original Lyrics:
Teardrops rolling down on my face
Schoolhouse Rock's, "The Great American Melting Pot"
Misheard Lyrics:
With her broken recipes
Original Lyrics:
With her book of recipes
Stealers Wheel's, "Stuck in the Middle with You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stuffing the chicken with you
Original Lyrics:
Stuck in the middle with you
The Eagles', "Hotel California"
Misheard Lyrics:
There were forces down at Mardi Gras,
I thought I heard them say,
Welcome to the Hotel California.
Original Lyrics:
There were voices down the corridor,
I thought I heard them say,
Welcome to the Hotel California.
The Who's, "Baba O'Riley"
Misheard Lyrics:
The exigence is here. The happy won't come near.
Original Lyrics:
The exodus is here. The happy ones are near.
 
1980s
A-ha's, "Take On Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
take boobie
Original Lyrics:
take on me
Billy Idol's, "Dancing with Myself"
Misheard Lyrics:
Danson and myself
Original Lyrics:
Dancing with myself
Culture Club's, "It's a Miracle"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's America, It's America
Original Lyrics:
It's a Miracle, It's a Miracle
Howard Jones', "No One is to Blame"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hold on, hold on
Original Lyrics:
No one, no one
Howard Jones', "What is Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
What is lard anyway?
Original Lyrics:
What is love anyway?
Jackson Browne's, "That Girl Could Sing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Batgirl could swim
Original Lyrics:
That girl could sing
Seduction's, "Two to Make It Right"
Misheard Lyrics:
It takes two to make a thing go wrong
Original Lyrics:
It takes two to make a thing go right
 
1990s
Cast of Barney & Friends', "I Love You"
Misheard Lyrics:
We’re an unhappy family
Original Lyrics:
We’re a happy family
Cast of Barney & Friends', "The Barney Bag"
Misheard Lyrics:
Buzzing in
Original Lyrics:
Odds and ends
Collective Soul's, "Shine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Haven’t let your light shine down
Original Lyrics:
Heaven let your light shine down
Elton John's, "Can You Feel the Love Tonight?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can you feel alarmed tonight?
Original Lyrics:
Can You Feel the Love Tonight?
Live's, "Dolphin's Cry"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was lost in a swarm of bees.
Original Lyrics:
I was lost in a song of peace
Nirvana's, "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
Misheard Lyrics:
And we die young, and we die young, and we die young, and we die young, and we die young, and we die... young.
Original Lyrics:
A denial, a denial, a denial, a denial, a denialA denial, a denial, a denial, a denial
Puff Daddy featuring Gaith Evans and 112's, "I’ll Be Missing You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know you’re still leaving your life half to death
Original Lyrics:
I know you’re still living your life after death
Roxette's, "Spending My Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
This silly game of love you play, your playing with only two
Original Lyrics:
This silly game of love you play, you only win to lose
Smashing Pumpkins', "Bullet with Butterfly Wings"
Misheard Lyrics:
Despite all my rage, I am still just a redheaded cage
Original Lyrics:
Despite all my rage, I am still just a rat in a cage.
Weezer's, "El Scorcho"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hello. I'm here. I'm weird.
Original Lyrics:
Hello. I'm here. I'm waiting.
Wiggles', "Food Food Food (Oh How I Love My Food)"
Misheard Lyrics:
An Apple, A Bourborn And Red Strawberries.
Original Lyrics:
An Apple, A Paw Paw, And Red Strawberries.
 
2000s
Bob the Builder's, "Can We Fix It?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Candy d***head
Original Lyrics:
Can we dig it?
MGMT's, "Kids"
Misheard Lyrics:
Show yourself, take only what you need from me
Original Lyrics:
Control yourself, take only what you need from it
Mick Moloney's, "The Regular Army O"
Misheard Lyrics:
There was Sergeant Tom McJackery
And Captain Donahue
Original Lyrics:
There was Sergeant John McCaffery
And Captain Donahue
Movie Scripts', "Dinosaur"
Misheard Lyrics:
SPAM together!
Original Lyrics:
Stand together!
My Chemical Romance's, "To the End"
Misheard Lyrics:
To the lives you take
Original Lyrics:
To the vows you take
Paolo Nutini's, "New Shoes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Slowly strolling in the streets of China
Original Lyrics:
Slowly strolling in the sweet sunshine
 
2010s
Britney Spears', "Womanizer"
Misheard Lyrics:
I call 'em like a seal
Original Lyrics:
I call 'em like I see 'em
Caitie Hurst's, "All the Things"
Misheard Lyrics:
As you're doing all the things that f**king can't be done.
Original Lyrics:
As you're doing all the things I thought could not be done.
Charlie Puth's, "Attention"
Misheard Lyrics:
Throwing the turtle at my knee
Original Lyrics:
Throwing that dirt all on my name
David Guetta's, "Titanium (ft. Sia)"
Misheard Lyrics:
You shoot me down, but I won't bow.
Original Lyrics:
You shoot me down, but I won't fall.
Taylor Swift's, "Bad Blood"
Misheard Lyrics:
Because now we got bad luck
Original Lyrics:
Because now we got bad blood
Taylor Swift's, "Wildest Dreams"
Misheard Lyrics:
Say you'll remember me standing in an ice chest staring at the sunset, babe.
Original Lyrics:
Say you'll remember me standing in a nice dress staring at the sunset, babe.
The Growlers', "Dull Boy"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a dough boy
Original Lyrics:
I'm a dull boy
The Noisy Freaks & Wicked City's, "Get Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
We say, looking in the face of noise,
"Step aside, step aside, it's a choice, a choice"
Original Lyrics:
We stay wicked with the freaks of noise
Synthesize, up the side, it's our choice of toys
Twenty One Pilots', "Stressed Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
My name's Burnley face and I care what you think.
Original Lyrics:
My name's Blurryface and I care what you think.

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