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1950s
Danny & The Juniors', "At The Hop"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, you can rock and you can roll
And do the slop and Davis stroll at the hop
Original Lyrics:
Well, you can rock it you can roll it
You can stop and you can stroll it at the hop
 
1960s
Ernie K-Doe's, "Mother-In-Law"
Misheard Lyrics:
Valerie Low
Original Lyrics:
Mother in law
Ernie K-Doe's, "Mother-In-Law"
Misheard Lyrics:
flowery love
Original Lyrics:
Mother in law
Jefferson Airplane's, "White Rabbit"
Misheard Lyrics:
Remember what the gorgon said
Keep your head
Original Lyrics:
Remember what the dormouse said
Feed your head
The Animals', "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I see a wedgie
Original Lyrics:
If I seem edgy
The Animals', "House of the Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
New jeans
Original Lyrics:
Blue jeans
The Tokens', "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
a stupid day a stupid day gotta peeeeeeeeeeee a stupid day today
Original Lyrics:
A-wimoweh, A-wimoweh
Tony Clarke's, "Entertainer"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're the temper-tainer
Original Lyrics:
You're the entertainer
 
1970s
Argent's, "Hold Your Head Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't let it shave
Original Lyrics:
Don't let it change
Argent's, "Hold Your Head Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't let it shave
Original Lyrics:
Don't let it change
Eagles', "Best of My Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
But here in my home
Original Lyrics:
But here in my heart
Eagles', "Heartache Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's gonna be a Barbie tonight
Original Lyrics:
There's gonna be a heartache tonight
Eddie Kendricks', "Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got feeling rising with design
Original Lyrics:
I've got fever rising with desire
Elton John's, "Levon"
Misheard Lyrics:
To the pharmacy in town
Original Lyrics:
To the finest school in town
John Lennon's, "Mind Games"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pushing the batteries
Original Lyrics:
Pushing the barrier
Jonathan Edwards', "Sunshine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Brand new belt I'll be wearing
Original Lyrics:
Brand new bells will be ringing
Mott The Hoople's, "All The Young Dudes"
Misheard Lyrics:
All the young dudes
They're in the nude
Original Lyrics:
All the young dudes
Carry the news
Olivia Newton-John's, "Let Me Be There"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I'll be dead
Original Lyrics:
You know I'll be there
Polly Brown's, "Up in a Puff of Smoke"
Misheard Lyrics:
Going up, up, up in a pop-up store
Original Lyrics:
Going up, up, up in a puff of smoke
Steely Dan's, "Hey Nineteen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweet things from Boston
So young and wheelin'
Original Lyrics:
Sweet things from Boston
So young and willing.
Sweet Sensation's, "Sad Sweet Dreamer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Savage dreamer
It’s just one of those things you put down to experience
Original Lyrics:
Sad sweet dreamer
It's just one of those things you put down to experience.
The Delfonics', "Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Billy Joel did it, baby
Original Lyrics:
Didn't I do it, baby?
Toto's, "99"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mighty Mike
or
Mighty Mite
Original Lyrics:
99
 
1980s
Christopher Cross', "Sailing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Friends can see
Original Lyrics:
Fantasy
Cliff Richard's, "My Pretty One"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well I've searched the hallway through
Original Lyrics:
Well I've searched the whole world through
Europe's, "The Final Countdown"
Misheard Lyrics:
Believe in the gown
OR
Believe in the crown
Original Lyrics:
We're leaving ground
Foreigner's, "I Want to Know What Love Is"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't know if I can change it again
Original Lyrics:
I don't know if I can face it again
Journey's, "Girl Can't Help It"
Misheard Lyrics:
And in the movie
Original Lyrics:
And in the moonlight
Linda Ronstadt's, "Get Closer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get Close-Up
Original Lyrics:
Get Closer
Michael Jackson's, "Beat It"
Misheard Lyrics:
No one wants to be defeated
Show we're not f***ing, go to shop fightin'
It doesn't matter who's brought up right just beat it
Original Lyrics:
No one wants to beat it, beat it
Show 'em how funky and strong is your fight
It doesn't matter who's wrong or right just beat it
Prefab Sprout's, "King Of Rock 'N' Roll"
Misheard Lyrics:
Albert's quirky
Original Lyrics:
Albuquerque
Skyy's, "Call Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Coming
Original Lyrics:
Call me
Steely Dan's, "Hey Nineteen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey nineteen, That's 'Retha Franklin...
She don't remember The Queen of Scots
Original Lyrics:
Hey nineteen. That's Aretha Franklin.
She don't remember the Queen of Soul
Steely Dan's, "Hey Nineteen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Move down Wisconsin. Where the hell am I?
Original Lyrics:
Moved down to Scarsdale, where the hell am I?
 
1990s
Des'ree's, "You Gotta Be"
Misheard Lyrics:
You gotta be strong, girl
Original Lyrics:
You gotta be stronger
Foo Fighters', "Big Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dreams just all renew
Original Lyrics:
Treasons all renew
Haddaway's, "What Is Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take me to Sonic
Original Lyrics:
Give me a sign
Kele Le Roc's, "Little Bit Of Lovin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
You might think that a girl like me
Wants to hold you more violently
Original Lyrics:
You might think that a girl like me
Won't approach you more gladly
Lauryn Hill's, "Can't Take My Eyes Off You"
Misheard Lyrics:
A lovely baby
Original Lyrics:
I love you, baby
Lit's, "My Own Worst Enemy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Didn't mean to call you fat
Original Lyrics:
Didn't mean to call you that
Monifah's, "Touch It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Comb my hair
Original Lyrics:
Call my name
Pearl Jam's, "Last Kiss"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh well, oh well, could my baby pee?
Original Lyrics:
Oh where, oh where could my baby be?
Rusted Root's, "Send Me On My Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a whale
Original Lyrics:
On my way
Rusted Root's, "Send Me On My Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
Simeon the whale
Original Lyrics:
Send me on my way
 
2000s
'N Sync's, "Bye, Bye, Bye"
Misheard Lyrics:
What's your goal?
Original Lyrics:
Once you're gone
Jason Mraz's, "I'm Yours"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I don't care so I'll take no more
Original Lyrics:
But I won't hesitate no more
Sugababes', "Overload"
Misheard Lyrics:
Three girls on a nowhere destination.
Original Lyrics:
Train comes, I don't know its destination
 
2010s
Florence and the Machine's, "Shake It Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chicka wow, chicka wow.
Original Lyrics:
Shake it out, shake it out.
Foster the People's, "Pumped Up Kicks"
Misheard Lyrics:
A quick bowl of sugar.
Original Lyrics:
A quick pull trigger.
Morgan Wallen's, "Whiskey Glasses"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mama needs some whiskey glasses
Original Lyrics:
I'm a need some whiskey glasses

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