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1960s
The Drifters', "This Magic Moment"
Misheard Lyrics:
So different and so nude
Original Lyrics:
So different and so new
Vic Mizzy's, "The Addams Family"
Misheard Lyrics:
Their house is where you see them
Original Lyrics:
Their house is a museum
 
1970s
Bee Gees', "Night Fever"
Misheard Lyrics:
High fever
Original Lyrics:
Night Fever
Electric Light Orchestra's, "Strange Magic"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sleepy
Original Lyrics:
Sweet dreams
Elton John's, "Tiny Dancer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay me down, and she's so branded.
Original Lyrics:
Lay me down in sheets of linen.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot the Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
For the shilling from a deputy
Original Lyrics:
For the killing of a deputy
Free's, "All Right Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's move before they raid the park and ride
Original Lyrics:
Let's move before they raise the parking rate.
Rod Stewart's, "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you think I'm 16
or
And you think I'm sexting
Original Lyrics:
And you think I'm sexy
Sonny Curtis', "Love is All Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can never go, why don't you take it?
Original Lyrics:
You can have the town, why don't you take it?
The O'Jays', "Back Stabbers"
Misheard Lyrics:
Make love to my house again and again and again and again, yeah
Original Lyrics:
They come to my house again and again and again and again, yeah
 
1980s
Aerosmith's, "Dude (Looks Like a Lady)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Doodoo like a lady
Original Lyrics:
Dude looks like a lady.
Billy Joel's, "Don't Ask Me Why"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every truck must have its drink
Original Lyrics:
Every drunk must have his drink
Def Leppard's, "Love Bites"
Misheard Lyrics:
The stars are bright
Original Lyrics:
It’s no surprise
Don Henley's, "Dirty Laundry"
Misheard Lyrics:
We all know that Kraft is king
Give us dirty laundry!
Original Lyrics:
We all know that crap is king,
Give us dirty laundry.
Fields Of The Nephilim's, "Last Exit For The Lost"
Misheard Lyrics:
Closer and closer, Godzilla calls
Original Lyrics:
Closer and closer Cthulhu calls
Jody Watley's, "Looking for a New Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm looking for Lou Rawls
Original Lyrics:
I'm looking for a new love
Jody Watley's, "Looking for a New Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm looking for RuPaul
Original Lyrics:
I'm looking for a new love
Michael Jackson's, "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gonna save my money for Microsoft
Original Lyrics:
Ma-ma se, ma-ma sa, ma-ma coo sa.
Pretenders', "Brass in Pocket"
Misheard Lyrics:
God bless I found you
Original Lyrics:
Got brass in pocket
REO Speedwagon's, "Can't Fight This Feeling"
Misheard Lyrics:
And thoroughly be yours forever.
Original Lyrics:
And throw away the oars forever.
Ready For The World's, "Oh Sheila"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh Sharon
Original Lyrics:
Oh Sheila
Rick James', "Super Freak"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's got Imtertwining Candles
Original Lyrics:
When I get there, she's got incense, wine, and candles
Rob Base and D-J EZ Rock's, "It Takes Two"
Misheard Lyrics:
It takes two to make it outer space
Original Lyrics:
It takes two to make it out of sight
Run-DMC's, "It's Tricky"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's tricky to rock around
To rock around, let's rot our town!
Original Lyrics:
It's tricky to rock a rhyme
To rock a rhyme that's right on time
Steve Winwood's, "Higher Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bound in love, high on Glidden, in the stars above
Original Lyrics:
Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above
The Foundations', "Build Me Up Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why do you build me up Veronica baby
Original Lyrics:
Build me up, Buttercup.
 
1990s
C+C Music Factory's, "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Give me the rumors
or
Give me the rulers
Original Lyrics:
Give me the music
In Flames', "Episode 666"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rising over Mariana cities and Mariana skies
Original Lyrics:
Rising over marionette cities and marionette skies
Len's, "Steal My Sunshine"
Misheard Lyrics:
So I'm Mr. Million miles of fun
Original Lyrics:
So I missed a million miles of fun
MC Hammer's, "2 Legit 2 Quit"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do the jerk
Original Lyrics:
2 legit
MC Hammer's, "Addams Groove"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stay what they wanna stay
Original Lyrics:
Say what they wanna say
Old Man's Child's, "Soul Possessed"
Misheard Lyrics:
Transformed into the night
I'm one with the dark, I am life with inner strength
Yes, it feels like I'm dead. I feel hate.
Born as a man, racist demon
Only death will tear us apart
To be in my own cell
Awake
Original Lyrics:
Transformed into the night
I'm at one with the dark, I have life within my strength
Yet it feels like I'm dead. I feel hate.
Born as a man, raised as a demon
Only death will do us apart,
The beast in my innerself,
Awakes...
The Offspring's, "Change the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Big motel
Original Lyrics:
They won't tell
The Offspring's, "Don't Pick It Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
And screw Timmy
Original Lyrics:
No scrutiny
 
2000s
Avril Lavigne's, "Complicated"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gets me for straining
Original Lyrics:
Gets me frustrated
Avril Lavigne's, "My World"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not in lotus time, it's nice
Original Lyrics:
I'm not in love this time this night
Bowling For Soup's, "1985"
Misheard Lyrics:
There was Blue's Clues and Barney
Original Lyrics:
There was U2 and Blondie
Gojira's, "The Art of Dying"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want Pringles
Original Lyrics:
I won't bring no
OutKast's, "Hey Ya!"
Misheard Lyrics:
Payroll
Original Lyrics:
Hey Ya!
Pink's, "Just Like A Pill"
Misheard Lyrics:
Run to the spastics again To the middle of nowhere
Original Lyrics:
Run just as far as I can To the middle of nowhere
Pink's, "Most Girls"
Misheard Lyrics:
Most girls want a man with a ding-ding
Original Lyrics:
Most girls want a man with the mean green.
Sum 41's, "Confusion and Frustration in Modern Times"
Misheard Lyrics:
Short of no correction
Bathe my tits to anxiety
Original Lyrics:
Short of no correction
Paid my debts to anxiety
 
2010s
Commercial's, "Ozempic"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, oh, oh, oh selfies
Original Lyrics:
Oh, oh, oh, Ozempic
Imogen Heap's, "Propeller Seeds"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, you got me a parrot
Original Lyrics:
Oh, you got me at Paris
Justin Timberlake's, "Can't Stop the Feeling"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll threw my city,
I'll threw my home
Original Lyrics:
All through my city,
All through my home
Pink's, "A Million Dreams"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause every night I'm right again
Original Lyrics:
'Cause every night I lie in bed
Twenty One Pilots', "Stressed Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lightning's blurry, thanks, and die, care what you think
Original Lyrics:
My name's Blurryface and I care what you think
Twenty One Pilots', "Stressed Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the mama sang us to sleep when I was stressed out
Original Lyrics:
When our mama sang us to sleep but now we're stressed out
 
christian
Falling Up's, "Searchlights"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you want to pee, will you just let me know?
Original Lyrics:
If you want to breathe, will you just let me know?
 
country
Faith Hill's, "Mississippi Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause a Mississippi girl don't shave her legs
Just 'cause everybody knows her name.
Original Lyrics:
'Cause a Mississippi girl don't change her ways
Just 'cause everybody knows her name.

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