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1960s
Cher's, "All I Really Want to Do"
Misheard Lyrics:
Or to buy you
Original Lyrics:
Or define you
Creedence Clearwater Revival's, "Fortunate Son"
Misheard Lyrics:
Some folks impatient
Original Lyrics:
Some folks inherit
Sam Cooke's, "Cupid"
Misheard Lyrics:
You’ve been
Original Lyrics:
Cupid
The 5th Dimension's, "Go Where You Wanna Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
Go watch what you want
Original Lyrics:
Do what you want
The Beau Brummels', "Laugh Laugh"
Misheard Lyrics:
Blah blah before I die
Original Lyrics:
Laugh laugh before I die
 
1970s
A Taste of Honey's, "Boogie Oogie Oogie"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can boogie away
Original Lyrics:
You can't boogie no more
Bad Company's, "Bad Company"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chose a gun and threw away the sun
Now these towns
They all know our name six guns out is our claim to fame
Original Lyrics:
Chose a gun and threw away the sword
Now these towns
They all know our name six gun sound is our claim to fame
Bad Company's, "Can't Get Enough"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't get enough or a lot
Original Lyrics:
I can't get enough of your love
Boston's, "Peace Of Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
All I want to have is my piece of lime
Original Lyrics:
All I want is to have my peace of mind.
Cat Stevens', "Moon Shadow"
Misheard Lyrics:
I won't pay
Original Lyrics:
I won't beg
Commodores', "Brick House"
Misheard Lyrics:
Make a old man rich
Original Lyrics:
Make a old man wish
Commodores', "Easy"
Misheard Lyrics:
I paid my chores to make it
Original Lyrics:
I paid my dues to make it
Commodores', "Sweet Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know your search engine
Original Lyrics:
I know you're searching
David Gates', "Goodbye Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know it's hard bleedin'
Original Lyrics:
I know it's hard believin'
Loggins & Messina's, "My Music"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain't never gonna change my tuna
Original Lyrics:
Ain't never gonna change my tune
Robert Palmer's, "Bad Case Of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor)"
Misheard Lyrics:
No pill's gonna cure my eel
Original Lyrics:
No pill's gonna cure my ill
Steely Dan's, "Peg"
Misheard Lyrics:
Da**, the shutter falls
Original Lyrics:
Then the shutter falls
Steely Dan's, "Reelin' in the Years"
Misheard Lyrics:
I still don't watch TV
Original Lyrics:
I still don't know what you mean
Sweet's, "Fox on the Run"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't want to know your name
'Cause you don't look the same
The way you did before...COCAINE!!
Original Lyrics:
I don't want to know your name
'Cause you don't look the same
The way you did before...OK!!
The Rolling Stones', "Tumbling Dice"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby cream and sugar
Original Lyrics:
Baby sweet as sugar
The Rolling Stones', "Tumbling Dice"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got to love me
Original Lyrics:
Got to roll me
The Staple Singers', "I’ll Take You There"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain’t nobody walking
Original Lyrics:
Ain’t nobody worries
Thin Lizzy's, "The Boys are Back in Town"
Misheard Lyrics:
Guess who just had died today
Original Lyrics:
Guess who just got back today
 
1980s
Billy Ocean's, "There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)"
Misheard Lyrics:
There'll be Samsung to make you try
Original Lyrics:
There'll be sad songs to make you cry
Bon Jovi's, "I'll Be There for You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Words can't say what does for you
Original Lyrics:
Words can't say what love can do
Bon Jovi's, "Wanted Dead or Alive"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a bad boy
Original Lyrics:
I'm a cowboy
Brenda Russell and Joe Esposito's, "Piano in the Dark"
Misheard Lyrics:
Silence is golden
Original Lyrics:
Silence is broken
Genesis', "Land of Confusion"
Misheard Lyrics:
This is the world we live in
And these are the legs we're given
Original Lyrics:
This is the world we live in
And these are the names we're given
Kenny Loggins', "Danger Zone"
Misheard Lyrics:
planet of the apes, listen to the howling roar
Original Lyrics:
Revvin' up your engine, listen to her howlin' roar
Marc Almond & Gene Pitney's, "Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Scarlet I've loved you for a lifetime.
Original Lyrics:
A smile and I am lost for a lifetime.
Mike + the Mechanics', "The Living Years"
Misheard Lyrics:
In this residence
Original Lyrics:
In this present tense
Police's, "Every Breath You Take"
Misheard Lyrics:
How my poo-hole aches
Original Lyrics:
How my poor heard aches
The Police's, "Spirits In The Material World"
Misheard Lyrics:
But it's the rich who reek of failure
Original Lyrics:
But it's the rhetoric of failure
The Scorpions', "Still Loving You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm f*cking you
Original Lyrics:
I'm loving you
 
1990s
Billie Myers', "Kiss the Rain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mr. Clean
or
Crystal Light
or
Taste the rainbow
Original Lyrics:
Kiss the Rain
Cheap Trick's, "Can't Stop Falling Into Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I just can't get over myself
Original Lyrics:
I just can't control myself
Eric Clapton's, "My Father's Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm like a bitch that has washed away
Original Lyrics:
I'm like a bridge that has washed away
Korn's, "Freak on a Leash"
Misheard Lyrics:
Arching butt for me to lay.
Original Lyrics:
A cheap f*** for me to lay.
Kris One's, "Rappaz R N Danja"
Misheard Lyrics:
It will be beaten
Original Lyrics:
It will be bitten
Lisa Stansfield's, "All Around the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll never give up booking a vacation
Original Lyrics:
I'll never give up looking for my baby
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Soul to Squeeze"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got a buy Disney
Original Lyrics:
I got a bad disease
Rednex's, "Cotton Eye Joe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where did you come from coughing up jokes?
Original Lyrics:
Where did you come from, Cotton Eye Joe?
Republica's, "Ready to Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
From the RuPaul, shout it out
Original Lyrics:
From the rooftop, shout it out
Shanice's, "I Love Your Smile"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause I love to smile
Original Lyrics:
'Cause I love your smile
Smashing Pumpkins', "Bullet With Butterfly Wings"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jesus wasn't all this stuff for you
Original Lyrics:
Jesus was an only son for you
Tara Kemp's, "Hold You Tight"
Misheard Lyrics:
I just want you overnight
Original Lyrics:
I just want to hold you tight
 
2000s
Misheard Lyrics:
It ain’t paradise ‘til u put up a fucking fight
Original Lyrics:
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot
OneRepublic's, "Counting Stars"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lately, I've been lookin' to the sea
Thinking that maybe you're right there with me
But, baby, I've been lookin' to the star
Maybe we'll find happiness right where we are
Original Lyrics:
Lately, I've been, I've been losing sleep
Dreaming about the things that we could be
But, baby, I've been, I've been praying hard
Said no more counting dollars
We'll be counting stars
Three Days Grace's, "Animal I Have Become"
Misheard Lyrics:
No one would ever change the sad animal I have become
Original Lyrics:
No one would ever change this animal I have become
 
2010s
Tich's, "Dumb"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sitting on your meerkat
Original Lyrics:
Sipping on your beer cap

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