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1950s
Bobby Day's, "Rockin' Robin"
Misheard Lyrics:
Talk about the Super Bowl and it was grand.
Original Lyrics:
Taught him how to do the bop and it was grand
Danny and the Juniors', "Rock and Roll is Here to Stay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's all start to Powerball
Original Lyrics:
Let's all start to have a ball
 
1960s
Jan and Dean's, "The Little Old Lady From Pasadena"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's the chairman of Colorado Blvd
Original Lyrics:
She's the terror of Colorado Blvd
Johnny Rivers', "Tracks of My Tears"
Misheard Lyrics:
I hate you
or
Hey Jude
Original Lyrics:
I need you
Peter, Paul, and Mary's, "The Great Mandala (The Wheel of Life)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Death has gained his accusations.
Original Lyrics:
Death has gagged his accusations.
The Beatles', "She Loves You"
Misheard Lyrics:
And with a wrong way back
Original Lyrics:
And with a love like that
The Four Seasons', "C'mon Marianne"
Misheard Lyrics:
All my kids again
Original Lyrics:
On my knees again
The Monkees', "(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Not just Sharon Stone
Original Lyrics:
Not your steppin' stone
The Supremes', "Baby Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby duck
Original Lyrics:
Baby love
The Vogues', "Five O'Clock World"
Misheard Lyrics:
She pays for me
Original Lyrics:
She waits for me
Tommy James and the Shondells', "Sweet Cherry Wine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweet Caroline
Original Lyrics:
Sweet Cherry Wine
 
1970s
Abba's, "Dancing Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Anybody could feed that guy
Original Lyrics:
Anybody could be that guy
Blondie's, "One Way or Another"
Misheard Lyrics:
I found a wingnut
Original Lyrics:
I'm gonna win you
Cast of Evita's, "Rainbow High"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wear Prada
Original Lyrics:
I'm their product
England Dan and John Ford Coley's, "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
I won't ask for policy
Original Lyrics:
I won't ask for promises
Hall and Oates', "Rich Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a picture
Original Lyrics:
It's a bitch girl
James Taylor's, "Up On the Roof"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the middle of time
Original Lyrics:
In the middle of town
Olivia Newton-John's, "Hopelessly Devoted to You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Popples were devoted
Original Lyrics:
Hopelessly devoted
Rufus featuring Chaka Khan's, "Sweet Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sleeping
Original Lyrics:
Sweet thing
Seals and Crofts', "We May Never Pass This Way Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
And ears come and go
Original Lyrics:
And years come and go
The Hollies', "Carrie-Anne"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey Perrier
Original Lyrics:
Hey Carrie-Anne
The Rolling Stones', "Miss You"
Misheard Lyrics:
What's the matter with chew toys?
Original Lyrics:
What's the matter with you boy?
Three Dog Night's, "Black And White"
Misheard Lyrics:
The ink is black, the paper's white
Original Lyrics:
The ink is black, the page is white
Misheard Lyrics:
Throw out your bone
Original Lyrics:
Draw out your bow
 
1980s
Enya's, "Orinoco Flow (Sail Away)"
Misheard Lyrics:
On the shoes of Treble E.
Original Lyrics:
On the shores of Tripoli.
Erasure's, "Oh L'amour"
Misheard Lyrics:
Herbivore, broke my heart now I'm...
Original Lyrics:
Oh l'amour, broke my heart now I'm aching for you
Expose's, "When I Looked at Him"
Misheard Lyrics:
He turned to me
Original Lyrics:
Eternally
Misheard Lyrics:
Relax, go to it
Original Lyrics:
Relax, don't do it
Misheard Lyrics:
Relax, go to it
Original Lyrics:
Relax, don't do it
John Cougar Mellencamp's, "Small Town"
Misheard Lyrics:
taught to fear Cheez-Its in a small town
Original Lyrics:
taught the fear of Jesus in a small town
Prince's, "Little Red Corvette"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yvette Colette
Original Lyrics:
Little red Corvette
Queen's, "Radio Gaga"
Misheard Lyrics:
What we need is radio caca
Radio poopoo
Radio caca
Original Lyrics:
All we hear is radio ga ga
Radio goo goo
Radio ga ga
REO Speedwagon's, "Take It on the Run"
Misheard Lyrics:
Then I don’t want a unibrow
Original Lyrics:
Then I don’t want you around
Rod Stewart's, "Love Touch"
Misheard Lyrics:
Didn't mean to be dad
Original Lyrics:
Didn't mean to be bad
Steely Dan's, "Hey Nineteen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Way back when: In sixty-seven...
I was a dandy Camecot
Sweet things from Boston
So young and wheelin'
Move down Wisconsin
Where the hell am I?
Original Lyrics:
Way back when, in '67
I was the dandy of Gamma Chi.
Sweet things from Boston
So young and willing
Moved down to Scarsdale
Where the hell am I?
The Smithereens', "Behind the Wall of Sleep"
Misheard Lyrics:
She had legs of pale indigo
Original Lyrics:
She had legs that never ended
Weird Al Yankovic's, "Eat It"
Misheard Lyrics:
If it's getting cold, believe it
Original Lyrics:
If it's getting cold, reheat it
 
1990s
Billie Piper's, "Honey to the Bee"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kevin, you're the only one that can get me there
Kevin, when are you going to hear my prayer?
Original Lyrics:
Heaven, you're the only one that can get me there
Heaven, when are you going to hear my prayer?
Bon Jovi's, "Bed of Roses"
Misheard Lyrics:
On a bed of nil
Original Lyrics:
On a bed of nails
Brandy's, "Almost Doesn't Count"
Misheard Lyrics:
'til '99
Original Lyrics:
Didn't I, didn't I
Brandy's, "Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't hold it in style
Original Lyrics:
I can't hold it inside
Brandy's, "Brokenhearted"
Misheard Lyrics:
But if I took my child
Original Lyrics:
But if I took my time
Foo Fighters', "Everlong"
Misheard Lyrics:
Only thing I'll ever ask a few
Original Lyrics:
Only thing I'll ever ask of you
New Kids On The Block's, "Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Seize the girls with the girls in their hair
Original Lyrics:
See the girls with the curls in their hair
No Doubt's, "Just a Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, I just love Coke
Original Lyrics:
Oh, I'm just a girl
The Bucketheads', "The Bomb"
Misheard Lyrics:
Please stop calling to my man
Original Lyrics:
Street sounds swirling through my mind
 
2000s
50 Cent's, "In Da Club"
Misheard Lyrics:
A bottle full of Bud
Original Lyrics:
A bottle full of bub'
Finger Eleven's, "One Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I trained at home
Original Lyrics:
If I traded it all
 
2010s
James Arthur's, "Say You Won't Let Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna live with you
Even when we're goats
Original Lyrics:
I wanna live with you
Even when we're ghosts
 
misc
Disney's Dumbo's, "Roustabouts"
Misheard Lyrics:
Found it, found it.
Original Lyrics:
Pounding, pounding.

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