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1960s
The Chiffons', "He's So Fine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tulane, Tulane, Tulane
Original Lyrics:
Do-lang, do-lang, do-lang
 
1970s
America's, "Tin Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ah's never did give nothing to the Tin Man
Original Lyrics:
Oz never did give nothing to the Tin Man
Anita Ward's, "Ring My Bell"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bingo, bingo
Original Lyrics:
Ding dong, ding, ah
Arlo Guthrie's, "Alice's Restaurant"
Misheard Lyrics:
At Amazon.com
Original Lyrics:
At Alice's Restaurant
Blood, Sweat and Tears', "You've Made Me So Very Happy"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm solely over you
Original Lyrics:
I'm so in love with you
Elton John's, "Crocodile Rock"
Misheard Lyrics:
But the biggest pig I ever got
Original Lyrics:
But the biggest kick I ever got
Gwen McCrae's, "Rockin' Chair"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let me be your rocket ship
or
Let me be your market share
Original Lyrics:
Let me be your rockin' chair
Johnny Nash's, "I Can See Clearly Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can see Philly now, the limits go
Original Lyrics:
I can see clearly now, the rain is gone
Lynyrd Skynyrd's, "Sweet Home Alabama"
Misheard Lyrics:
I hope Fiona will remember
Original Lyrics:
I hope Neil Young will remember
Lynyrd Skynyrd's, "Sweet Home Alabama"
Misheard Lyrics:
In Birmingham, they want to call us
Original Lyrics:
In Birmingham, they loved the governor
Lynyrd Skynyrd's, "Sweet Home Alabama"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now Russell Stover's come to Starbucks
Original Lyrics:
Now Muscle Shoal has got the swampers
Steve Miller Band's, "Jet Airliner"
Misheard Lyrics:
Big Old Jim had a light-out
We gonna jam at a light-out
Original Lyrics:
Big old jet airliner
The Doobie Brothers', "Listen to the Music"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a lazy flowing river
Surrounding castles in the sky
And the crowd is way way girl
Houston got the happiness happiness happiness happiness now
And I got to let them fly
Original Lyrics:
Like a lazy flowing river
Surrounding castles in the sky
And the crowd is growing bigger
Listening for the happy sounds
And I got to let them fly
The Miracles', "Love Machine"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you light into my fire
Original Lyrics:
If you look into my file
The O'Jays', "Back Stabbers"
Misheard Lyrics:
The Black Sabbath
Original Lyrics:
The back stabbers
The O'Jays', "Use Ta Be My Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
She had a Charmin person out of me
Original Lyrics:
She had a charmin' personality
The Rolling Stones', "Get Off Of My Cloud"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey Hey You You Get Out Of my hair
Original Lyrics:
Hey Hey You You Get Off Of My Cloud
Vince Guaraldi's, "Little Birdie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Little darling
Original Lyrics:
Little Birdie
Warren Zevon's, "Werewolves of London"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mailmen of London
Original Lyrics:
Werewolves of London
 
1980s
Abba's, "Slipping Through My Fingers"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sometimes I wish that I could freeze the picture
And save it from the politics of time
Original Lyrics:
Sometimes I wish that I could freeze the picture
And save it from the funny tricks of time
Bruce Springsteen's, "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's gonna find out who's rowin' on ice!
Original Lyrics:
He's gonna find out who's naughty or nice
Crowded House's, "Don't Dream It's Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now I’m towing my car, there’s a hole in the roof
Papa says it’s the cause of my suspicion but there’s no proof
Original Lyrics:
Now I'm towing my car
There's a hole in the roof
My possessions are causing me suspicion
But there's no proof.
Dio's, "The Last in Line"
Misheard Lyrics:
Two rise from the east
It's the end of all, the beast
And the excellent, the train of good and bad
Original Lyrics:
Two eyes from the east
It's the angel or the beast
And the answer lies between the good and bad
Prince's, "1999"
Misheard Lyrics:
So tonight I'm gonna party like it's 1929
Original Lyrics:
So tonight I'm gonna party like it's 1999
Tears for Fears', "Head Over Heels"
Misheard Lyrics:
Something happens and I'm down on my knees
Original Lyrics:
Something happens and I'm head over heels
Waylon Jennings', "Theme from the Dukes of Hazzard (Good Ol' Boys)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fightin' the system like a tube on a day lovin' blue
Original Lyrics:
Fightin' the system like two modern day Robin Hoods
 
1990s
Chris Isaak's, "Wicked Game"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hola, I wanna fall in love
Original Lyrics:
No, I don't wanna fall in love
East 17's, "Thunder"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the farmer calls you
Original Lyrics:
When the thunder calls you
Rob Zombie's, "Superbeast"
Misheard Lyrics:
A raggady gum and a raggady kill.
Original Lyrics:
The ragged they come and the ragged they kill!
Tal Bachman's, "She's So High"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like Cleopatra, Joan Van Ark on Knots Landing
Original Lyrics:
Like Cleopatra, Joan of Arc or Aphrodite
The Verve's, "Bittersweet Symphony"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can change my mole
Original Lyrics:
I can't change my mold
 
2000s
Dave Matthews Band's, "Where Are You Going"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am no supernatural
Original Lyrics:
I am no Superman
Fall Out Boy's, "Dance Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's two courts for a hot dog
Original Lyrics:
I'm two quarters and a heart down.
Gwen Stefani's, "Cool"
Misheard Lyrics:
Winna habba gooba gabba,
Dreamin' days with the Miss Wass Nay
Original Lyrics:
Remember Harbor Boulevard
The dreaming days where the mess was made
Maroon 5's, "Makes Me Wonder"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause I don't believe it's you anymore, anymore
Original Lyrics:
'Cause I don't believe it's true anymore, anymore
Toni Braxton's, "He Wasn't Man Enough"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pete wasn't mad enough
Original Lyrics:
He wasn't man enough
 
2010s
Commercial's, "Charmin"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause my honey's clean
Original Lyrics:
'Cause my hiney's clean
Jessie J's, "Domino"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can taste potential like a cloud of smoke in the air
Original Lyrics:
I can taste the tension like a cloud of smoke in the air
Lizzo's, "Good as Hell"
Misheard Lyrics:
I do my hair tall
Original Lyrics:
I do my hair toss
Maroon 5's, "What Lovers Do"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ooh ooh ooh, I'm a s*** for you,
Ooh ooh tryna do what llamas do ooh
Original Lyrics:
ooh ooh ooh been wishing for you,
Ooh ooh tryna do what lovers do ooh
Misheard Lyrics:
Clap along if you feel like a rooster on a roof
Original Lyrics:
Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof
 
christian
Mormon Tabernacle Choir's, "All We Like Sheep"
Misheard Lyrics:
A wee blind sheep
Original Lyrics:
All we like sheep
 
xmas
Amy Grant's, "Winter Wonderland"
Misheard Lyrics:
Later on we'll go cyber
Original Lyrics:
Later on we'll conspire
Ariana Grande's, "Santa Tell Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Send some jelly
Original Lyrics:
Santa tell me
Barenaked Ladies', "Green Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bundled up against the Coke
Original Lyrics:
Bundled up against the cold
Carpenters', "Merry Christmas Darling"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cleaning products have all been sold
Original Lyrics:
Greeting cards have all been sent
Dolly Parton's, "Hard Candy Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maybe I'll use some wheat
Original Lyrics:
Maybe I'll lose some weight
Jackson 5's, "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"
Misheard Lyrics:
Down the stairs to find a key
Original Lyrics:
Down the stairs to have a peep
Johnny Mathis', "Sleigh Ride"
Misheard Lyrics:
It will nearly be like a bitchy print
By Cartier and I
Original Lyrics:
It will nearly be like a picture print
By Currier and Ives
Wham!'s, "Last Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
This year, to send a frontier
Original Lyrics:
This year, to save me from tears

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