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1960s
Classics IV's, "Spooky"
Misheard Lyrics:
Spoonfed
Original Lyrics:
Spooky
Etta James', "At Last"
Misheard Lyrics:
At class
Original Lyrics:
At last
Otis Redding's, "Trick or Treat"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's Tripoli
Original Lyrics:
It's trick or treat
Patsy Cline's, "Back in Baby's Arms"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm back where I've been wrong
Original Lyrics:
I'm back where I belong
The Beatles', "Can't Buy Me Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't care to muss for money.
Original Lyrics:
I don't care too much for money.
The Beatles', "Eleanor Rigby"
Misheard Lyrics:
I look at all the lonely people.
Original Lyrics:
Ah, look at all the lonely people.
Zager & Evans', "In the Year 2525"
Misheard Lyrics:
If Mennen's still alive
Original Lyrics:
If man is still alive
 
1970s
ABBA's, "Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man After Midnight)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take me to the tropics
Original Lyrics:
Take me through the darkness
Andrew Gold's, "Lonely Boy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, what ammonia
Original Lyrics:
Oh, what a lonely boy
Bee Gees', "Too Much Heaven"
Misheard Lyrics:
As white as a ribbon
Original Lyrics:
As wide as a river
Commercial's, "Almond Joy/Mounds"
Misheard Lyrics:
Almond Joy's got real milk chocolate
Coconut and crunchy nuts too
Mounds got deep dark chocolate
And Jewish coconut, moo
Original Lyrics:
Almond Joy's got rich milk chocolate
Coconut and munchy nuts too
Mounds got deep dark chocolate
And chewy coconut, ooh
Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose's, "Treat Her Like a Lady"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dream of calculators
Original Lyrics:
Treat her like a lady
Elton John's, "Harmony"
Misheard Lyrics:
Halloween
Original Lyrics:
Harmony
Lou Reed's, "Perfect Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're going to read just what you saw
Original Lyrics:
You're going to reap just what you sow.
Meat Loaf's, "Bat Out of Hell"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I never see the sight of her till it's way too late
Original Lyrics:
And I never see the sudden curve till it's way too late
Meat Loaf's, "You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth"
Misheard Lyrics:
Not another morning to waste
Original Lyrics:
Not another moment to waste
Movie Scripts', "Halloween (1978)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hooray!
Original Lyrics:
Hurry!
The Four Seasons', "December, 1963 (Oh What a Night)"
Misheard Lyrics:
As I recall I rode on my choo-choo
Original Lyrics:
As I recall it ended much too soon
The Four Tops', "Reach Out I'll Be There"
Misheard Lyrics:
Barnsie bear
Original Lyrics:
I'll be there
 
1980s
AC/DC's, "Back In Black"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don’t try to push your luck, niggers get out of my way
Original Lyrics:
Don't try to push your luck, just get out of my way
Adam Ant's, "Goody Two Shoes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gimme tissues
Original Lyrics:
Goody Two Shoes
Bobby Brown's, "On Our Own"
Misheard Lyrics:
They're called the Ghostbusters and it ain't no joke
Original Lyrics:
They're called the Ghostbusters and they're in control
Def Leppard's, "Getcha rocks off"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get ya mocks off!
Original Lyrics:
Getcha rocks off!
Fine Young Cannibals', "She Drives Me Crazy"
Misheard Lyrics:
She drives me crazy, that long blonde hair...
Original Lyrics:
She drives me crazy, like no one else...
Pat Benatar's, "Hit Me with Your Best Shot"
Misheard Lyrics:
Buyer beware
Original Lyrics:
Fire away
Queen's, "I Want to Break Free"
Misheard Lyrics:
Combos
Original Lyrics:
God knows
Starship's, "It's Not Enough"
Misheard Lyrics:
We can make you laugh
Original Lyrics:
We can make it last
Starship's, "Tomorrow Doesn't Matter Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
But you can reach for Japan
Original Lyrics:
But you can reach for my hand
Wham!'s, "Careless Whisper"
Misheard Lyrics:
Playskool all the time
Original Lyrics:
Pain is all you'll find
Wham!'s, "I'm Your Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you're kinda doomed, do it right
Original Lyrics:
If you're gonna do it, do it right
 
1990s
Elton John's, "Something About the Way You Look Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm Screech and I don't know where to start
Original Lyrics:
I'm speechless and I don't know where to start
Eric Clapton's, "My Father's Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm like a Grinch that was washed away
Original Lyrics:
I'm like a bridge that was washed away
Mark Morrison's, "Return of the Mack"
Misheard Lyrics:
Modonna the man
Original Lyrics:
Return of the Mack
Nirvana's, "All Apologies"
Misheard Lyrics:
Some roam free as a bird
Original Lyrics:
Sunburn with freezer burn.
No Doubt's, "Spiderwebs"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's not your fault I scream my balls off.
Original Lyrics:
It's not your fault I screen my phone calls.
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Scar Tissue"
Misheard Lyrics:
With the brother's shades, it's a lonely view.
Original Lyrics:
With the birds, I'll share this lonely view.
Sheryl Crow's, "Strong Enough"
Misheard Lyrics:
Are you stroganoff to be my man?
Original Lyrics:
Are you strong enough to be my man?
The Offspring's, "Change the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Big motel
Original Lyrics:
They won't tell
Tupac Shakur's, "California Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
California, no doubt about it.
Original Lyrics:
California knows how to party.
Vanessa Williams', "Colors of the Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Have you smoked with all the coloreds on the mountain
Original Lyrics:
Can you paint with all the colors of the wind
 
2000s
Enya's, "Only Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who can say where's the Rose Bowl
When the jaybirds only fly
Original Lyrics:
Who can say where the road goes
Where the day throws, only time
John Mayer's, "Gravity"
Misheard Lyrics:
And cancer stain, like a one half could
Original Lyrics:
And can't sustain like a one half could
Misheard Lyrics:
Check it, check it, check it out
Original Lyrics:
Chick, chick, chick
Nickelback's, "How You Remind Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause sleeping with him must've damn near killed you.
Original Lyrics:
'Cause living with me must have damn near killed you.
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Snow (Hey Oh)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come to decide that the things that I tried
Were in my life just to Ohio
Original Lyrics:
Come to decide that the things that I tried
Were in my life just to get high on
The All-American Rejects', "Dirty Little Secret"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who has the nose?
Original Lyrics:
Who has to know?
The All-American Rejects', "Move Along"
Misheard Lyrics:
Moving on
Original Lyrics:
Move along
The Killers', "Mr. Brightside"
Misheard Lyrics:
Vanilla
Original Lyrics:
I never
 
country
Garth Brooks', "To Make You Feel My Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know you haven't meet your mom just yet
Original Lyrics:
I know you haven't made your mind up yet
Lila McCann's, "To Get Me to You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every time I wore my beret
Original Lyrics:
Every time my heart would break

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