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1950s
Elvis Presley's, "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't want to be a diaper
Original Lyrics:
I don't want to be a tiger
 
1960s
Harry Nilsson's, "Everybody's Talkin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
Through the boring rain
Original Lyrics:
Through the pouring rain
The Rascals', "Good Lovin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
Toodle-oo
Original Lyrics:
Good lovin'
The Searchers', "When You Walk Into the Room"
Misheard Lyrics:
Push shoppers' tariffs
Original Lyrics:
Wish I could tell you
 
1970s
Billy Paul's, "Me and Mrs. Jones"
Misheard Lyrics:
But it's muscle strong
Original Lyrics:
But it's much too strong
Creedence Clearwater Revival's, "Lookin' Out My Back Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dude, dude, dude; dude, get out my back door.
Original Lyrics:
Doo, doo, doo, lookin’ out my back door.
Livingston Taylor's, "I Will Be in Love with You"
Misheard Lyrics:
A peacock hard
Original Lyrics:
I'll become hard
Michel Pagliaro's, "Some Sing, Some Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Some sing, sone dance
Some Latin romance.
Original Lyrics:
Some sing, some dance
Some like to romance.
The Eagles', "Hotel California"
Misheard Lyrics:
Her mind is definitely twisted
Original Lyrics:
Her mind is Tiffany-twisted.
The Eagles', "Hotel California"
Misheard Lyrics:
Her mind is definitely twisted
Original Lyrics:
Her mind is Tiffany-twisted.
The Ramones', "Judi is a Punk"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don’t know why But I fell down
Original Lyrics:
I don’t know why Perhaps they’ll die
Tony Orlando and Dawn's, "Candida"
Misheard Lyrics:
I call this life to be sweeter
Original Lyrics:
I promise life to be sweeter
Village People's, "YMCA"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yo man
Original Lyrics:
Young man
Walter Murphy's, "A Fifth Of Beethoven"
Misheard Lyrics:
The Fifth Of Beethoven (title)
Original Lyrics:
A Fifth Of Beethoven (title)
 
1980s
Air Supply's, "All Out of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm all out of money
Original Lyrics:
I'm all out of love
Air Supply's, "Sweet Dreams"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you need to pray
Original Lyrics:
When you need a friend
Air Supply's, "Two Less Lonely People in the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
I just can't read your mind
Original Lyrics:
I just can't believe you're mine
Berlin's, "The Metro"
Misheard Lyrics:
Swimming through a hollandaise
Original Lyrics:
Swimming through apologies
Commodores', "Nightshift"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know you're a lot of fun
Original Lyrics:
I know you're not alone
David Lee Roth's, "Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody"
Misheard Lyrics:
It was just a drink alone
Original Lyrics:
It was just a gigolo
Earth, Wind & Fire's, "Let's Groove"
Misheard Lyrics:
All night
Original Lyrics:
Alright
Force M.D.'s', "Tender Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here I lay on the lawn
Original Lyrics:
Here I lay all alone
Glenn Medeiros', "Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nothing you can be sure of
Original Lyrics:
One thing you can be sure of
Kim Carnes', "Bette Davis Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
She got Credit Karma
Original Lyrics:
She got Greta Garbo
Kool & the Gang's, "Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lucy is on tonight
Original Lyrics:
You'll see the light tonight
Madonna's, "Material Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't hear you
Original Lyrics:
A material
Misheard Lyrics:
Said I love what always be true
Original Lyrics:
Said our love would always be true
UTFO's, "Roxanne, Roxanne"
Misheard Lyrics:
Upset, upset
Original Lyrics:
Roxanne, Roxanne
 
1990s
69 Boyz's, "Tootsee Roll"
Misheard Lyrics:
A brand new bandstand
Original Lyrics:
A brand new dance
Barbra Streisand and Bryan Adams', "I Finally Found Someone"
Misheard Lyrics:
My favorite wine
Original Lyrics:
My favorite line
Color Me Badd's, "I Wanna Sex You Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can tonight
Original Lyrics:
I can't deny
Deee-Lite's, "Groove Is in the Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Roses in the hall
Original Lyrics:
Groove is in the heart.
John Mellencamp's, "Again Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Running circus
Original Lyrics:
Running circles
Karyn White's, "Romantic"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's time to get momentum
Original Lyrics:
It's time to get romantic
Michael Jackson's, "Remember the Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
Alright
Original Lyrics:
Oh I
Sarah McLachlan's, "Angel"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the endlessness that you feel.
Original Lyrics:
And the endlessness that you fear.
Sublime's, "Badfish"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lord knows I'm weak
Won't somebody let me off of this street?
Original Lyrics:
Lord knows I'm weak
Won't somebody get me off of this reef?
Toad the Wet Sprocket's, "Walk on the Ocean"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fetch the goat’s water
Original Lyrics:
Flesh becomes water
 
2000s
Eiffel 65's, "Move Your Body"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who's your buddy?
or
Who's your daddy?
Original Lyrics:
Move your body
Misheard Lyrics:
One naked granny takes a p*** up on a table.
Original Lyrics:
Wouldn't it be great to take a pistol by the hand?
My Chemical Romance's, "Drowning Lessons"
Misheard Lyrics:
and I scream at roses, fall at your feet
Original Lyrics:
As rice grains and roses fall at your feet
Natasha Bedingfield's, "These Words"
Misheard Lyrics:
Went to bars with Shelley and Keith
Original Lyrics:
Read some Byron, Shelley and Keats.
 
2010s
Bastille's, "Pompeii"
Misheard Lyrics:
Are we going to give it up to Mr. Valdez
Original Lyrics:
How can I be an optimist about this?
Misheard Lyrics:
Sexy Elements
Original Lyrics:
You're giving me such sweet nothing.
Fall Out Boy's, "Uma Thurman"
Misheard Lyrics:
F*** America, f*** America
Original Lyrics:
Work a miracle, work a miracle
Lorde's, "Team"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're on the circus team
Original Lyrics:
We're on each other's team
Meghan Trainor's, "Lips Are Moving"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm Romeo, but I ain't stupid
Original Lyrics:
I might be young, but I ain't stupid
Natasha Bedingfield's, "Strip Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take my pride, fill me up
Original Lyrics:
Take my pride, build me up
 
country
Kenny Rogers', "Coward of the County"
Misheard Lyrics:
So you don't have to bite
Original Lyrics:
Son, you don't have to fight
 
misc
Traditional 's, "Sweet Adeline"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweet Adali
Original Lyrics:
Sweet Adeline

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