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1960s
The Beatles', "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da"
Misheard Lyrics:
Desmond takes a trolley to the do-rag store.
Original Lyrics:
Desmond takes a trolley to the jewelry store.
The Beatles', "Strawberry Fields Forever"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now in Israel
Original Lyrics:
Nothing is real
 
1970s
Aerosmith's, "Dream On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Perhaps my life's in books with no pages
Original Lyrics:
Half my life's in book's written pages
Don McLean's, "American Pie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jack Sprat sat on a candlestick
Original Lyrics:
Jack Flash sat on a candlestick
Elton John's, "Bennie And The Jets"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, Bennie she’s a record queen
Original Lyrics:
Oh, Bennie, she's really keen
Elton John's, "Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting"
Misheard Lyrics:
Saturday night's all right for fighting.
Girl I'm gonna latch on in.
Original Lyrics:
Saturday night's all right for fighting.
Get a little action in
Elvis Costello's, "Watching the Detectives"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's filing her nails while they drag in the lake
Original Lyrics:
She's filing her nails while they're dragging the lake
Elvis Costello's, "What's So Funny Bout Peace, Love And Understanding"
Misheard Lyrics:
And each time I feel like pure suicide
Original Lyrics:
And each time I feel like this inside
KC and the Sunshine Band's, "Boogie Shoes"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna put on my, my, my, my, my groovy shoes
Original Lyrics:
I wanna put on my, my, my, my, my boogie shoes
Schoolhouse Rock's, "Interjections!"
Misheard Lyrics:
Show the ocean
Original Lyrics:
Show emotion
The Carpenters', "It's Gonna Take Some Time This Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
But like a young tree in the wintertime I haven't had a bath
Original Lyrics:
But like a young tree in the wintertime I know how to bend
The Temptations', "Papa Was A Rolling Stone"
Misheard Lyrics:
People say that daddy caught the Yakima train
Original Lyrics:
People say that daddy was a jack of all trades
 
1980s
Bobby Brown's, "Don't Be Cruel"
Misheard Lyrics:
F***, fancy cars to diamond rings
Original Lyrics:
From fancy cars to diamond rings
Bobby Brown's, "Don't Be Cruel"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey Marie Curie, what's up with this attitude?
Original Lyrics:
Hey yo cutie what's up with this attitude?
Foreigner's, "Juke Box Hero"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's a juice box hero!
Original Lyrics:
He's a juke box hero!
Madness', "Our House"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the middle of our space
Original Lyrics:
In the middle of our street
Neil Diamond's, "Love On the Rocks"
Misheard Lyrics:
Walking in a store
Original Lyrics:
Walking in a storm
New Edition's, "Cool it Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got snow coming
Original Lyrics:
You got to slow it down
Peter Cetera's, "Glory of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am the man who will fight for your honor
Original Lyrics:
I am a man who will fight for your honor
Prince's, "Raspberry Beret"
Misheard Lyrics:
She wore a red spiracle ring.
Original Lyrics:
She wore a raspberry beret.
Queen's, "Another One Bites The Dust"
Misheard Lyrics:
Radovan baca daske.
Original Lyrics:
Another one bites the dust.
Rick Springfield's, "Jessie's Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I wish that I had Jersey Boys
Original Lyrics:
You know I wish that I had Jessie's girl
Salt 'n' Peppa's, "Push It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pick up those hips!
Original Lyrics:
Pick up on this!
Steve Miller Band's, "Abracadabra"
Misheard Lyrics:
Have fun, have fun with Teflon
Original Lyrics:
Abra-Abracadabra
 
1990s
Bon Jovi's, "This Ain't a Love Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
This 80s love song
Original Lyrics:
This ain't a love song
Bush's, "Glycerine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Our old friend Phil in you and me.
Original Lyrics:
Our old friend fear and you and me.
Dimmu Borgir's, "Relinquishment of Spirit and Flesh"
Misheard Lyrics:
An infernal allegiance in which I break my shin
Original Lyrics:
An infernal allegiance in which I pay my share
Patty Smyth and Don Henley's, "Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yes, I may have hurt you,
But I did not deserve to.
Original Lyrics:
Yes, I may have hurt you,
But I did not desert you.
Roxette's, "Joyride"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's got me whistling a prideful tune
Original Lyrics:
She's got me whistling a private tune
Roxette's, "Joyride"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's got the whistle and a bride for two
Original Lyrics:
She's got me whistling a private tune
Vanilla Ice's, "Ice Ice Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stop forever late and glisten
Original Lyrics:
Stop, collaborate and listen
 
2000s
Aerosmith's, "Just Push Play"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shush, shush baby
Original Lyrics:
just push play
Macy Gray's, "I Try"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want rump roast when you are not here
Original Lyrics:
My world crumbles when you are not here.
Sixpence None the Richer's, "Breathe Your Name"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can only be in L.A.
Original Lyrics:
I can only breathe your name
The Cult's, "Speed of Light"
Misheard Lyrics:
Change your lives at the speed of light, yeah
'Cause this song sucks it truly fucking sucks
Original Lyrics:
Change your lives at the speed of light, yeah
Show them fear and they'll show you the knife
U2's, "Vertigo"
Misheard Lyrics:
I have a fleece coat, vertical
Original Lyrics:
I'm at a place called Vertigo
 
2010s
Bruno Mars', "Just the Way You Are"
Misheard Lyrics:
The seal face
Original Lyrics:
I see your face
Carly Rae Jepsen's, "Cut to the Feeling"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna get you a penis
Original Lyrics:
I wanna cut to the feeling
Ellie Goulding's, "I Need Your Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I need your lie
Original Lyrics:
I need your love
Katy Perry's, "Firework"
Misheard Lyrics:
Make 'em go "Ah, ah, ah!"
As you s*** across the sky-y-y
Original Lyrics:
Make 'em go "Ah, ah, ah!"
As you shoot across the sky-y-y
 
misc
BBC Symphony Orchestra's, "Jerusalem"
Misheard Lyrics:
And did those feet ache all the time
Walking on England's mountains green?
Original Lyrics:
And did those feet in ancient time
Walk upon England's mountains green?
 
xmas
Bon Jovi's, "I Wish Everyday Could Be Like Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, I ain't that old savior
Original Lyrics:
Well, I ain't that old Saint Nick
Bruce Springsteen's, "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town"
Misheard Lyrics:
You better not bounce
Original Lyrics:
You better not pout
Bryan Adams', "Run Rudolph Run"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause I'm really like a miracle mile
Original Lyrics:
'Cause I'm really like a merry-go-round
Charles Brown's, "Please Come Home for Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fleas don't go for Christmas
Original Lyrics:
Please come home for Christmas
Coldplay's, "Christmas Lights"
Misheard Lyrics:
Down where the See 'n Say will be
Original Lyrics:
Down where the sea and city meet
Jimmy Durante's, "Frosty the Snowman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Down to the villains
Original Lyrics:
Down to the village
Katy Perry's, "Cozy Little Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
In a hurry
Original Lyrics:
In a flurry
Michael Buble's, "All I Want for Christmas Is You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I just want to pour my own
Original Lyrics:
I just want you for my own
Sting's, "Gabriel's Message"
Misheard Lyrics:
Glow-ow-ow in the dark
Original Lyrics:
Gloria

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