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1960s
B.J. Thomas', "Hooked on a Feeling"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm booked on my freedom
Original Lyrics:
I'm hooked on a feeling
Donovan's, "Catch The Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Abbott and me, yes we’re trying to catch the wind
Original Lyrics:
Ah, but I may as well try and catch the wind.
Led Zeppelin's, "D'yer Maker"
Misheard Lyrics:
Di' jer make 'er?
Original Lyrics:
D'yer Maker (title)
Lulu's, "I'm A Tiger"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a tight girl, I'm a tight girl
Original Lyrics:
I'm a tiger
Lulu's, "To Sir, With Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you wanted the sky
I would write across the sky in letters
That were so thousand feet high
'To Sir With Love'
Original Lyrics:
If you wanted the sky
I would write across the sky in letters
That would soar a thousand feet high
'To Sir, With Love'
The Beach Boys', "I Get Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
Round round, get around,
Hoggin' around
Original Lyrics:
Round round, get around,
I get around
 
1970s
Abba's, "Waterloo"
Misheard Lyrics:
None of my babies can be with you.
Original Lyrics:
Knowing my fate is to be with you.
Aerosmith's, "Dream On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sing for the left, and sing for the tears
Original Lyrics:
Sing for the laughter, sing for the tears
Cat Stevens', "Wild World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't be a Batgirl
Original Lyrics:
Don't be a bad girl
David Bowie's, "Life On Mars"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lenin's on sale again
Original Lyrics:
Lennon's on sale again.
Elton John's, "Bennie and the Jets"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's got electric boots, a mohair suit, you know I'd rather have a bag of sardines
Original Lyrics:
She's got electric boots, a mohair suit, you know I read it in a magazine
Elton John's, "Crocodile Rock"
Misheard Lyrics:
Crocodile rocket, I saw my chocolate
Original Lyrics:
Crocodile rocking was something shocking
Hall and Oates', "Sara Smile"
Misheard Lyrics:
7th smile
Original Lyrics:
Sara Smile
James Taylor's, "Shower the People"
Misheard Lyrics:
Saturday people
Original Lyrics:
Shower the People
Jethro Tull's, "Bungle in the Jungle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is it so fright me to have me at your shoulder?
Thunder and lightning couldn't be bolder
All right from your tombstone and thank you for dinner
There's game that Rhiannon play is a winner
Original Lyrics:
Is it so frightening to have me at your shoulder?
Thunder and lightning couldn't be bolder
I'll write on your tombstone, I thank you for dinner
This game that we animals play is a winner
John Lennon's, "Instant Karma!"
Misheard Lyrics:
Istanbul is gonna get you
Original Lyrics:
Instant karma is gonna get you
Kraftwerk's, "Autobahn"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's fun, fun, fun on a hot-dog bun.
Original Lyrics:
Wir fahr'n fahr'n fahr'n auf der Autobahn.
Queen's, "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I'm not black again this time tomorrow
Original Lyrics:
If I'm not back again this time tomorrow
Simon & Garfunkel's, "Cecilia"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jew relations, she loves me again
Original Lyrics:
Jubilations, she loves me again
The Partridge Family's, "Come On Get Happy"
Misheard Lyrics:
We'll make you coffee
Original Lyrics:
We'll make you happy
The Sandpipers', "Guantanamera"
Misheard Lyrics:
One kind of meadow. Juanita, one kind of meadow.
Original Lyrics:
Guantanamera
The Stranglers', "Toiler On The Sea"
Misheard Lyrics:
I went to toilet on the seat
Original Lyrics:
I was a toiler on the sea.
Van McCoy's, "The Hustle"
Misheard Lyrics:
¡Durazno!
Original Lyrics:
Do the Hustle!
 
1980s
Def Leppard's, "Animal"
Misheard Lyrics:
Anymore
Original Lyrics:
Animal
Diana Ross', "Missing You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Since you've been awake
Original Lyrics:
Since you've been away
Fleetwood Mac's, "Hold Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna be, I wanna be, I wanna be me
Original Lyrics:
Hold me, hold me, hold me
Jody Watley's, "Some Kind of Lover"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're sometimes a mother
Original Lyrics:
You're some kind of lover
Phil Collins', "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just a man without a face
Original Lyrics:
Just the memory of your face
 
1990s
Backstreet Boys', "Hey. Mr. DJ"
Misheard Lyrics:
Out on the floor in my arms,
She's gotta be.
Let's get it on,
Channel my love.
Original Lyrics:
Out on the floor in my arms,
She's gotta be.
Let's get it on,
Jam all night long
Chantal Kreviazuk's, "Leaving On A Jet Plane"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm leaving herbatatulay
Original Lyrics:
I'm leaving on a jet plane
Donald Fagen's, "Countermoon"
Misheard Lyrics:
On a night like this
The story gets told
That the women get restless
And the men propose
Original Lyrics:
On a night like this
The story is told
How the women get restless
And the men grow cold
King Missile's, "Detachable Penis"
Misheard Lyrics:
The touch of a penis
Original Lyrics:
Detachable penis
Lighthouse Family's, "Lifted"
Misheard Lyrics:
We could be Lipton
Original Lyrics:
We could be lifted
Manic Street Preachers.'s, "Nobody Loved You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Did you have a f***ing thought?
Original Lyrics:
Did you ever forgive her?
Manic Street Preachers', "Motorcycle Emptiness"
Misheard Lyrics:
Life like a slow suicide
All the ducks scream of symbolic myths
Original Lyrics:
Life lies a slow suicide Orthodox dreams and symbolic myths.
Misheard Lyrics:
See big dumb face, I love my life!
Original Lyrics:
I've seen your dumb face all of my life
Rage Against the Machine's, "No Shelter"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shot, stab!
Original Lyrics:
Just stare!
Tesla's, "Love Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Time is sure to mend your broken car
Original Lyrics:
Time is sure to mend your broken heart
The KLF's, "Last Train To Trancentral"
Misheard Lyrics:
Also known as The Justified Ancients of Moo Moo
Original Lyrics:
Also known as The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu
Toni Toni Tone's, "Feels Good"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everything's good
Original Lyrics:
It feels good
Wyclef Jean's, "Gone Till November"
Misheard Lyrics:
Some guy named Amos
Original Lyrics:
Some guy nameless
 
2000s
Darkmateria's, "The Picard Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am the cutest of Borg.
Original Lyrics:
I am Locutus of Borg.
Five for Fighting's, "100 Years"
Misheard Lyrics:
Making our way back from the mall
Original Lyrics:
Making our way back from Mars
Green Day's, "Warning"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay in bed, your ability to operate the sh*ttery
Original Lyrics:
May impair, your ability to operate machinery
Louise's, "Beautiful Inside"
Misheard Lyrics:
It doesn't matter about the color of Yeltsin
Original Lyrics:
It doesn't matter about the color of your skin
Manic Street Preachers', "So Why So Sad"
Misheard Lyrics:
Searching, oh, the dance is yours.
Original Lyrics:
Searching for the Dead Sea Scrolls
Misheard Lyrics:
TBS
Original Lyrics:
VVS
Will Smith's, "Just the Two of Us"
Misheard Lyrics:
To no one
Original Lyrics:
Two of us
 
2010s
Amon Amarth's, "Raise Your Horns"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stormy seas
Rolling thunder, pissing hail
Original Lyrics:
Stormy seas
Rolling thunder, piercing hail
Ed Sheeran's, "Shape of You"
Misheard Lyrics:
And now my bedsheets smell like Pooh
or
And now my bedsheets smell like goo
Original Lyrics:
And now my bedsheets smell like you

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