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1950s
Ray Charles', "Night Time (Is the Right Time)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Feed me (Night and day)
Feed me (Night and day)
Feed me (Night and day)
Whoa, don’t leave me
Original Lyrics:
Tease me (Night and day)
Squeeze me (Night and day)
Tease me (Night and day)
Whoa, don’t leave me
 
1960s
Billy Stewart's, "Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
Want a piece? Want a piece? Want a piece? Morning's comin'
Original Lyrics:
One of these, one of these, one of these mornings, darlin'
The Guess Who's, "These Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're smoking
Original Lyrics:
You spoke it
 
1970s
Bachman-Turner Overdrive's, "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet"
Misheard Lyrics:
She took me to a doctor
And he told me, "I've a cure".
Original Lyrics:
She took me to her doctor
And he told me of a cure.
Barry Manilow's, "Copacabana"
Misheard Lyrics:
He called rover
Original Lyrics:
He called her over
Bee Gees', "Love You Inside Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
Growls inside me
Original Lyrics:
Grows inside me
Bee Gees', "Night Fever"
Misheard Lyrics:
I ate 'em all up
Don't need no help for us to make it
I've got just enough just enough takin' us to the morning
I can't hide in the park
I can't hide when I'm walkin'
I can't hide in the dark city morning
Original Lyrics:
In the heat of our love
Don't need no help for us to make it
Gimme just enough to take us to the morning
I got fire in my mind
I got higher in my walkin'
And I'm glowing in the dark, I give you warning.
Bread's, "It Don't Matter to Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I really came before, it really doesn't matter
Just as long as you're the last
Original Lyrics:
How many came before it really doesn't matter
Just as long as you're the last
Cast of Young Frankenstein's, "Puttin' on the Ritz"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dressed up like a million dollar shoebox
Original Lyrics:
Dressed up like a million dollar trooper
Donna Summer's, "Hot Stuff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wanna bring Barney back home
Original Lyrics:
Wanna bring a wild man back home
Dr. John's, "Walk on Guilded Splinters"
Misheard Lyrics:
Did I murder?
Original Lyrics:
Till I burn up
Meat Loaf's, "Bat Out Of Hell"
Misheard Lyrics:
Then I'm down at the bottom of a pit in the blazing sun.
Original Lyrics:
Then I'm dying at the bottom of a pit in the blazing sun.
Meat Loaf's, "Bat Out Of Hell"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the metal is hot and the engine is hungry
And I know I'll never sleep all night
Original Lyrics:
When the metal is hot and the engine is hungry
And we're all about to see the light
Meat Loaf's, "Bat Out of Hell"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nothing ever grows in this rotten old hole
And everything is runnin' at a loss
Original Lyrics:
Nothing ever grows in this rotting old hole
And everything is stunted and lost
Meat Loaf's, "Bat Out of Hell"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh and down in the tunnel where the deadly arise
I know I swear I saw a young boy down in the gutter
Original Lyrics:
Oh and down in the tunnel where the deadly are rising
Oh, I swear I saw a young boy down in the gutter
Meat Loaf's, "Bat Out of Hell"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, I can see myself tearing at the road
Faster than any other boy has ever gone
And my skin is raw, but my soul is rife
And no one's gonna stop me now
I'm gonna make my stake
Original Lyrics:
Oh, I can see myself tearing up the road
Faster than any other boy has ever gone
And my skin is raw, but my soul is ripe
And no one's gonna stop me now
I'm gonna make my escape
Mungo Jerry's, "In the Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the summertime, when the weather is hot,
You can shraish right up and touch the sky
Original Lyrics:
In the summertime, when the weather is high,
You can stretch right up and touch the sky
The O'Jays', "Love Train"
Misheard Lyrics:
People, get on board
Original Lyrics:
People all over the world
 
1980s
Culture Club's, "The War Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Moron stupid
Original Lyrics:
War was stupid
David Bowie's, "Modern Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I drive
Original Lyrics:
But I tried
Def Leppard's, "Pour Some Sugar on Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Boys go shoot your own dad!
Original Lyrics:
Pour some sugar on me!
Duran Duran's, "The Reflex"
Misheard Lyrics:
The replay, the replay.. the replay-play-play-play!
Original Lyrics:
The reflex the reflex, the reflex-flex-flex-flex-flex!!
Michael Jackson's, "Human Nature"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ooooh, seven!
Original Lyrics:
Oooh tell em'!
Movie Scripts', "Ghostbusters (1984)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shovel up
Original Lyrics:
Shut it off
Movie Scripts', "Ghostbusters II"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sometimes, new things happen
Original Lyrics:
Sometimes, weird things happen
Movie Scripts', "Halloween II (1981)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want you to tell them to Karma Police
Original Lyrics:
I want you to tell them to call the police
Sting's, "Fortress Around Your Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
And let me build a bridge...for I can’t afford a castle
Original Lyrics:
Then let me build a bridge,
For I cannot fill the chasm
The Weather Girls', "It’s Raining Men"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby it’s Friday
Original Lyrics:
Baby it’s rising
Toni Basil's, "Mickey"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh Mickey, you're someone
Original Lyrics:
Oh Mickey, you're so fine
Toni Basil's, "Mickey"
Misheard Lyrics:
You sing me from the Who
Original Lyrics:
You take me by the hooves
U2's, "Where the Streets Have No Name"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's all my kids do
Original Lyrics:
It's all I can do
UB40's, "Red Red Wine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Red red wine, you got me being so vile
Original Lyrics:
Red red wine, you got me feeling so fine
Weird Al Yankovic's, "Ricky"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're such a crazy redneck
Original Lyrics:
You're such a crazy redhead
 
1990s
Bobby Brown's, "Humpin' Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody's Humpty Dumpty
Original Lyrics:
Everybody's humpin' around
George Michael's, "Freedom '90"
Misheard Lyrics:
Key lime
Original Lyrics:
Freedom
Goo Goo Dolls', "Slide"
Misheard Lyrics:
You might disarm you
Original Lyrics:
Your ma disowned you
Mariah Carey's, "Hero"
Misheard Lyrics:
So when you feel like the Pope is gone
Original Lyrics:
So when you feel like hope is gone
Michael Bolton's, "When a Man Loves a Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
When a man goes to Wal-Mart
Original Lyrics:
When a man loves a woman
Radiohead's, "Karma Police"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's like to reach for the radio
Original Lyrics:
She's like a detuned radio
Scorpions', "Wind Of Change"
Misheard Lyrics:
Down to donkey punch
Original Lyrics:
Down to Gorky Park.
Scorpions', "Wind of Change"
Misheard Lyrics:
Down to donkey punch
Original Lyrics:
Down to Gorky Park.
 
2000s
Hammerfall's, "Hearts On Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Awesome fire, awesome fire
Original Lyrics:
Hearts on fire, hearts on fire
Hinder's, "Lips of an Angel"
Misheard Lyrics:
Coming from the lips of an agent
Original Lyrics:
Coming from the lips of an angel
Jay-Z featuring Alicia Keys', "Empire State of Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
These lights are inside you
Original Lyrics:
These lights will inspire you
Miley Cyrus', "The Climb"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's McClyde
Original Lyrics:
It's the climb
The All-American Rejects', "Dirty Little Secret"
Misheard Lyrics:
These sleeping dogs won't lie
Original Lyrics:
These sleeping thoughts won't lie
 
2010s
Alicia Keys', "Empire State of Mind Part II"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I get naked there
I get naked anywhere
Original Lyrics:
If I can make it there
I can make it anywhere
Tool's, "7empest"
Misheard Lyrics:
Concrete for the dawning comes to rainbow louvre
Original Lyrics:
Calm before the tempest comes to reign all over
 
country
Sam Hunt's, "Body Like A Back Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Body like a back road
Driving like an a**hole
Original Lyrics:
Body like a back road
Driving with my eyes closed
 
misc
National anthem's, "O Canada"
Misheard Lyrics:
True Paid Red Love, in Allison's command
Original Lyrics:
True patriot love, in all thy sons' command

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