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1960s
James Taylor's, "Sweet Baby James"
Misheard Lyrics:
Beet greens and blues are the colors I choose
Original Lyrics:
Deep greens and blues are the colors I choose
Len Barry's, "1-2-3"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's not Weezy
Original Lyrics:
It's so easy
 
1970s
ABBA's, "Take a Chance on Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where the pretty girls have gone
Original Lyrics:
Where the pretty birds have flown
Guess Who's, "Albert Flasher"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was a bookshop owner
Original Lyrics:
I was a workshop owner
Manfred Mann's Earth Band's, "Blinded by the Light"
Misheard Lyrics:
Revved up like a douche and ran 'er over in the night
Original Lyrics:
Revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night
Queen's, "Killer Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gunfight at Chuck-E-Cheese
Original Lyrics:
Gunpowder, gelatine
Seals & Crofts', "My Fair Share"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just ask if you’re still there
Original Lyrics:
Justice if you’re still there
Steely Dan's, "Parker's Band"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bring your horn along and you can add to the pure perfection
Original Lyrics:
Bring your horn along and you can add to the pure confection
ZZTop's, "Pearl Necklace"
Misheard Lyrics:
She wore a pair of neck fish
Original Lyrics:
She wore a pearl necklace.
 
1980s
Adam Ant's, "Man Called Marco"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hello, I'm Marco, allow me to introduce my private servant.
Original Lyrics:
Hello, I'm Marco
Allow me to introduce
My Firebird Seven.
Belinda Carlisle's, "Heaven Is a Place on Earth"
Misheard Lyrics:
Voodoo heaven is a place on earth
Original Lyrics:
We'll make heaven a place on earth
Def Leppard's, "Hysteria"
Misheard Lyrics:
A kind of magic in Wisteria
Original Lyrics:
It's such a magical mysteria
Dire Straits', "Money for Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want my MP3
Original Lyrics:
I want my MTV
Gino Vannelli's, "Black Cars"
Misheard Lyrics:
The night exposes the cracks
Original Lyrics:
The light exposes the cracks
Kenny Rogers', "Lady"
Misheard Lyrics:
For one night in shot of honor
Original Lyrics:
I'm your knight in shining armor
Kenny Rogers', "Through the Years"
Misheard Lyrics:
You turned my world around
Original Lyrics:
You've turned my life around
Liquid Liquid's, "Optimo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chicken bone tell me I can't breathe
Original Lyrics:
Took a wrong turn but I can't breathe
Metallica 's, "Enter Sandman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Exit Life!
Original Lyrics:
Enter Life!
Metallica's, "Master of Puppets"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just call my name ‘cause ice cream
Original Lyrics:
Just call my name 'cause I'll hear you scream
Patrick Swayze's, "She's Like the Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just to call the police
Original Lyrics:
Just a fool to believe
Prince's, "U Got the Look"
Misheard Lyrics:
How do you teach him, Brad?
Original Lyrics:
How do you teach him black?
R.E.M.'s, "It's the End of the World As We Know It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stan & Jan Berenstain
Original Lyrics:
Leonard Bernstein
The Moody Blues', "The Voice"
Misheard Lyrics:
You’re already fooling
Original Lyrics:
You’re already falling
The Weather Girls', "It's Raining Men"
Misheard Lyrics:
God bless for the mansion
Original Lyrics:
God bless Mother Nature
U2's, "Pride (In the Name of Love)"
Misheard Lyrics:
What more for Geddy Lee?
Original Lyrics:
What more in the name of love?
 
1990s
Eminem's, "My Name Is (Radio Edit)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And by the way, when you see my dad?
Ask him if he bought a porno mag to see my ass.
Original Lyrics:
And by the way, when you see my dad?
Ask him if he bought a porno mag to see my ad.
Green Day's, "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)"
Misheard Lyrics:
This idiot ain’t nice
Original Lyrics:
But in the end it’s right
Metallica's, "Fuel"
Misheard Lyrics:
Give me fuel, give me five, give me double trans-eye
Original Lyrics:
Give me fuel, give me fire, give me that which I desire
Nirvana's, "Negative Creep"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I’m a creep
Original Lyrics:
I'm a negative creep.
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Scar Tissue"
Misheard Lyrics:
With birds that s*** it's a lonely viewing
Original Lyrics:
With the birds I'll share this lonely view
Scorpions', "Wind of Change"
Misheard Lyrics:
Down to Dorney Park
Original Lyrics:
Down to Gorky Park
The Bucketheads', "The Bomb"
Misheard Lyrics:
Three town bullies took my baaaaag.
Original Lyrics:
Street-sounds swirlin' through my mind.
The Notorious B.I.G.'s, "Mo Money Mo Problems"
Misheard Lyrics:
The more marlins we see
Original Lyrics:
The more problems we see
Theme Songs', "Theodore Tugboat"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the Arbor Mist, too
Original Lyrics:
And the Harbor Master, too
Theme Songs', "Tiny Toon Adventures"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're comic dispensers We f&$* up all the censors.
Original Lyrics:
We're comic dispensers
We crack up all the censors.
 
2000s
D4L's, "Laffy Taffy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gurl you don kno' Ima toss da laffy taffy Toss dis feminist bandit Bust a couple of nuts
Original Lyrics:
Gurl you don kno' Ima toss da laffy taffy Toss it flip it and slap it Bust a couple of nutsH
Geddy Lee's, "My Favorite Headache"
Misheard Lyrics:
I watch the sea, I heard it from Geddy Lee
Original Lyrics:
I watch the sea, I saw it on TV
Luke Bryan's, "Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset"
Misheard Lyrics:
Turn that bulldog into a barn
Original Lyrics:
Turn that boat dock into a bar
Plain White T’s', "Hey There Delilah"
Misheard Lyrics:
It’s 22 degrees.
Original Lyrics:
It’s what you do to me.
Theme Songs', "Between the Lions"
Misheard Lyrics:
Behold the tales
Beyond the trails
Original Lyrics:
Behold the tales
Beyond the tails
Theme Songs', "Maggie and the Ferocious Beast"
Misheard Lyrics:
To nowhere man
Original Lyrics:
To Nowhere Land
 
2010s
Epica's, "Edge of the Blade"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are desolated
Original Lyrics:
They are disarranging
Luke Bryan's, "Sunrise Sunburn Sunset"
Misheard Lyrics:
A little Paxton underneath
Original Lyrics:
A little Pacsun underneath
Poppy's, "X"
Misheard Lyrics:
Give me, give me money, please give me money
Original Lyrics:
Get me, get me bloody, please get me bloody
Ray Alder's, "What the Water Wants"
Misheard Lyrics:
What the water wants is boring.
Original Lyrics:
What the water wants is more.
Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello's, "Señorita"
Misheard Lyrics:
Safari moonlight
Original Lyrics:
Sapphire moonlight
Theme Songs', "Abby Hatcher"
Misheard Lyrics:
ABBA fraction, fuzzly cashier
Original Lyrics:
Abby Hatcher, Fuzzly Catcher
Theme Songs', "Blaze and the Monster Machines"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's flames in the Micro Machines
Original Lyrics:
It's Blaze and the Monster Machines
Tool's, "Pneuma"
Misheard Lyrics:
Become Newman
Original Lyrics:
Become Pneuma
 
misc
Traditional's, "King Tut"
Misheard Lyrics:
Big top
Original Lyrics:
King Tut

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