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1960s
Johnny Cash's, "Ring Of Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Love is a burning flame
Original Lyrics:
Love is a burning thing
Lovin' Spoonful's, "Six O'Clock"
Misheard Lyrics:
Then I could touch her and call her my confidante
Original Lyrics:
That I could nudge her and call her my confidante
The Searchers', "Needles And Pins"
Misheard Lyrics:
Needles and pins-ah
Original Lyrics:
Needles and pins
The Temptations', "Cloud Nine"
Misheard Lyrics:
It was a one room shack that slept in another germ beside me
Original Lyrics:
It was a one room shack that slept ten other children besides me
 
1970s
ABBA's, "Dancing Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've come to look for a kid
Original Lyrics:
You've come to look for a king
Bay City Rollers', "I Only Wanna Be with You"
Misheard Lyrics:
And asked me if I give you a chance
Original Lyrics:
And asked me if I care to dance
Bob Welch's, "Sentimental Lady"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sentimental gentle breeze
Original Lyrics:
Sentimental gentle wind
George Harrison's, "My Sweet Lord"
Misheard Lyrics:
Really want semen
Original Lyrics:
Really wanna see you
John Lennon's, "Instant Karma"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ghenghis Kahn is gonna get you.
Original Lyrics:
Instant karma's gonna get you.
Rod Stewart's, "Maggie May"
Misheard Lyrics:
I laughed at all of your jokes, my love you didn't need two Cokes
Original Lyrics:
I laughed at all of your jokes
My love you didn't need to coax
Sex Pistols', "Friggin In The Riggin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
The figurehead was a whore in bed and the mast was a rampant penis
Original Lyrics:
The figurehead was a whore in bed and the mast was a mammoth penis.
Shocking Blue's, "Venus"
Misheard Lyrics:
Making every mailman
Original Lyrics:
Making every man a man
Stealers Wheel's, "Stuck in the Middle With You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Clowns to the left of me,
Joe goes to the right, here I am
Stuck in the middle with you
Original Lyrics:
Clowns to the left of me,
Jokers to the right, here I am
Stuck in the middle with you
The Eagles', "Hotel California"
Misheard Lyrics:
The rest of the nightmare all remains to be seen
Original Lyrics:
'Relax', said the nightman. 'We are programmed to receive.'
The Rolling Stones', "Beast Of Burden"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll never leave your pizza burnin'
Original Lyrics:
I'll never be your beast of burden.
The Stranglers', "Toiler On The Sea"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was a toilet under siege
Original Lyrics:
I was a toiler on the sea.
The Who's, "My Generation"
Misheard Lyrics:
Talking about my Chevrolet
Original Lyrics:
Talking about my generation
War's, "Why Can’t We Be Friends?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ice cream’s been around for a long long time
Original Lyrics:
I’ve seen you around for a long long time
 
1980s
Madonna's, "Into the Groove"
Misheard Lyrics:
Music can be such a revolution
Original Lyrics:
Music can be such a revelation
Metallica's, "Ride the Lightning"
Misheard Lyrics:
The final kirk's all I see
Original Lyrics:
The final curtain call I see
Queen's, "I Want it All"
Misheard Lyrics:
How did you see them?
Original Lyrics:
Adventure seeker
SOS Band's, "Take Your Time (Do It Right)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby we can do it, the time will be right
Original Lyrics:
Baby we can do it, take your time do it right
 
1990s
Depeche Mode's, "Enjoy the Silence"
Misheard Lyrics:
It’s like mayonnaise
Original Lyrics:
It’s like burning
Madonna's, "Vogue"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ho, ho, ho, ho
Original Lyrics:
Vogue, Vogue, Vogue, Vogue
Nirvana's, "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the lies out, hesitaters!
Original Lyrics:
With the lights out, its less dangerous
Snow's, "Informer"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm Mickey Rooney now
Original Lyrics:
A licky boom boom down
 
2000s
'N Sync's, "This I Promise You"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's right on the shelf
Original Lyrics:
This I Promise You
Misheard Lyrics:
If I was a wimpy girl
Original Lyrics:
If I was a wealthy girl
Gwen Stefani's, "Luxurious "
Misheard Lyrics:
This Cadillac is getting expensive
Original Lyrics:
This kinda life is getting expensive
Jimmy Eat World's, "The Middle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Little bitty in a little hot blue ride
Original Lyrics:
Little girl, you're in the middle of the ride.
Jordan Pruitt's, "Simple Things"
Misheard Lyrics:
Even on a column
Original Lyrics:
Need my mom to call up
Rihanna's, "Who's That Chick"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm hard as a dance floor
Original Lyrics:
My heart is a dance floor
Rihanna's, "Who's That Chick"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who's that Czech
Original Lyrics:
Who's that chick
 
2010s
Cher Lloyd's, "With Ur Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Used to always think I was boiling ghouls
Original Lyrics:
Used to always think I was bullet proof
DJ Snake's, "Turn Down for What"
Misheard Lyrics:
Farting loud
Original Lyrics:
Fire up that loud
Hozier's, "Take Me to Church"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll f*ck you like a dog on a Saturday night
I'll tell you my name and we can do it all night
I know that our love is dead
Golly gosh you ain't the love of my life
Original Lyrics:
I'll worship like a dog at the shrine of your light
I'll tell you my sins so you can sharpen your knife
Offer me that deathless death
Good God, let me give you my life
Jordan Pruitt's, "Simple Things"
Misheard Lyrics:
Remind me just how dirty you should be
Original Lyrics:
Remind me just how good you should be
Kendrick Lamar's, "Alright"
Misheard Lyrics:
And we hate pulled pork, wanna kill us dead in the street fo sho
Original Lyrics:
And we hate po-po, wanna kill us dead in the street fo sho
Meghan Trainor's, "Me Too"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I was you, I'd 1-up on me too
Original Lyrics:
If I was you, I'd wanna be me too
 
country
Gretchen Wilson's, "Redneck Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
I ain't no high class fraud
Original Lyrics:
I ain't no high class broad
 
misc
Shinehead's, "Jamaican In New York"
Misheard Lyrics:
‘Imma jump naked in your yard
Original Lyrics:
I’m a Jamaican in New York
 
xmas
'N Sync's, "Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays"
Misheard Lyrics:
And all the presents from above
Original Lyrics:
And all the blessings from above
Bing Crosby's, "Silent Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a Virgin
Original Lyrics:
Round yon virgin
Bing Crosby's, "Silver Bells"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hear the snow crash
Original Lyrics:
Hear the snow crunch
Celine Dion's, "Feliz Navidad"
Misheard Lyrics:
At least homicide
Original Lyrics:
Feliz Navidad
Dean Martin's, "Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!"
Misheard Lyrics:
How I hate going into the store
Original Lyrics:
How I hate going out in the storm
Donny Hathaway's, "This Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells
Original Lyrics:
Shake your hand, shake your hand, shake your hand
The Beach Boys', "The Man with All the Toys"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's the man with all the joy
Original Lyrics:
He's the man with all the toys
The Temptations', "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Had a very shiny rose
Original Lyrics:
Had a very shiny nose
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers', "Christmas All Over Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
All the bears are singing
Original Lyrics:
All the bells are ringing

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