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1950s
Bill Haley and His Comets', "Shake, Rattle and Roll"
Misheard Lyrics:
Girl!
Original Lyrics:
Go!
 
1960s
Chris Montez's, "Call Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't be afraid, you keep coming
Original Lyrics:
Don't be afraid, you can call me
Dionne Warwick's, "Don't Make Me Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't make me open
Original Lyrics:
Don't make me over
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
Knickerbockers', "Lies"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lice
and
Cheers
Original Lyrics:
Lies
and
Cheers
The Rascals', "Groovin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
Movies
Original Lyrics:
Groovin'
 
1970s
Amii Stewart's, "Knock On Wood"
Misheard Lyrics:
You better lock on you
Original Lyrics:
You better knock on wood
Bullet's, "White Lies, Blue Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Good vibes
Original Lyrics:
Goodbye
Rufus featuring Chaka Khan's, "Tell Me Something Good"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell me that you're mommy
Original Lyrics:
Tell me that you love me
Rush's, "Temples of Syrinx"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are the priests
Of the Temples of Syrinx
Operator mutants
Fill the hallowed halls
Original Lyrics:
We are the priests
Of the Temples of Syrinx
Our great computers
Fill the hallowed halls
The Cast Of 'Hee Haw''s, "Gloom, Despair and Agony On Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Blues. Dispair and agony on me,woah,deep set depression excessive misery,woah,if it weren't for bad luck,I'd have no luck at all,blues dispair and agony on me.
Original Lyrics:
Gloom, despair and agony on me.
The Partridge Family's, "It's On of Those Nights (Yes Love)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yes sir
Original Lyrics:
Yes love
The Staple Singers', "Touch a Hand Make a Friend"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mickey Mantle if you can
Original Lyrics:
Make a friend if you can
 
1980s
ABC's, "How to Be a Millionaire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hands of fate
Original Lyrics:
Hands of faith
Berlin's, "The Metro"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm alone sitting on my big fat ass
Original Lyrics:
I'm alone Sitting with my empty glass.
Big Country's, "In a Big Country"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shallow
Original Lyrics:
Shadow
Billy Idol's, "White Wedding"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a nice day for a night wedding
Original Lyrics:
It's a nice day for a white wedding
Bon Jovi's, "Only Lonely"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cutting boards they run so deep
Original Lyrics:
Cutting wounds they run so deep
Bronski Beat's, "Smalltown Boy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Go away, turtle back
Original Lyrics:
Run away, turn away
Chicago's, "Hard To Say I'm Sorry"
Misheard Lyrics:
I love you Hakeem Olajuwon
Original Lyrics:
You're gonna be the lucky one
Commercial's, "Pizza Hut"
Misheard Lyrics:
Makin’ the grade
Original Lyrics:
Makin’ it great
Def Leppard's, "Pour Some Sugar On Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Boy's town, runnin' round the bay.
Original Lyrics:
Pour some sugar on me.
Elvis Costello's, "Veronica"
Misheard Lyrics:
Moronic
or
Ironic
Original Lyrics:
Veronica
Musical Youth's, "Pass the Dutchie"
Misheard Lyrics:
How does it feel when you gotta poop?
Original Lyrics:
How does it feel when you got no food?
Quincy Jones and James Ingram's, "Just Once"
Misheard Lyrics:
I did the test
Original Lyrics:
I did my best
Randy Newman's, "I Love L.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
Going down Arrow Highway
Original Lyrics:
Rollin' down the Imperial Highway
Squeeze's, "Vicky Verky"
Misheard Lyrics:
All along the high street
A special orange ice cream
Original Lyrics:
All along the high street
They'd splash out on an ice cream
Squeeze's, "Vicky Verky"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, he ran off to Barstow
Original Lyrics:
Well, he went off to borstal
The Pretenders', "Brass In Pocket"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gonna use my sidestep
Original Lyrics:
Gon' use my sidestep
Gonna use my senses
 
1990s
Counting Crows', "Hanginaround"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wait, wait, wait, wait too long
Original Lyrics:
Way, way, way, way too long
En Vogue's, "Don't Let Go (Love)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't do dope
Original Lyrics:
Don't let go
Len's, "Steal My Sunshine"
Misheard Lyrics:
L.A.'s in the heart that week
Original Lyrics:
L-A-T-E-R that week
Movie Scripts', "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: the Movie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sprint
Original Lyrics:
Splinter
Snoop Dogg's, "Gin and Juice"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sickening gin and juice
Original Lyrics:
Sippin' on gin and juice
The Lion King's, "Circle of Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH SAVEYAAAAAAAAA BABABICHI MUNYAAAAAAAA
Original Lyrics:
Nants ingonyama bagithi Baba Sithi uhm ingonyama
Van Halen's, "Right Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Only missed by a fracture
Original Lyrics:
Only missed by a fraction
 
2000s
Bon Jovi's, "One Wild Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Potatoes are restless
Original Lyrics:
The natives are restless
Lifehouse's, "Hanging by a Moment"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's nothing else too far
Original Lyrics:
There's nothing else to find
Ricky Martin's, "She Bangs"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tea bags, tea bags
Original Lyrics:
She bangs, she bangs
The Jonas Brothers', "Burnin’ Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’m slipping into the lumber
Original Lyrics:
I’m slipping into the lava
Misheard Lyrics:
This is a part of life
Original Lyrics:
This is the bottom line
Usher's, "Bad Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know camping ain't easy
Original Lyrics:
You know pimping ain't easy
 
2010s
Portugal. The Man's, "Feel It Still"
Misheard Lyrics:
I keep my pants to myself
Original Lyrics:
I keep my hands to myself
Regina Spektor's, "All the Rowboats"
Misheard Lyrics:
All the robots in the paintings
They keep trying to roll away
Original Lyrics:
All the rowboats in the paintings
They keep trying to row away
 
country
Keith Urban's, "Days Go By"
Misheard Lyrics:
The cops go by
Original Lyrics:
The cars go by
Keith Urban's, "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16"
Misheard Lyrics:
John, John, John 3:16
Original Lyrics:
John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16
Keith Urban's, "Making Memories of Us"
Misheard Lyrics:
Making memories on the bus
Original Lyrics:
Making memories of us
Keith Urban's, "Somebody Like You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Whether you're teaching me to be a fellow man
Original Lyrics:
Whether you're teaching me to be a better man
Keith Urban's, "Tonight I Wanna Cry"
Misheard Lyrics:
And a bottle of white
Original Lyrics:
And a bottle of wine
Keith Urban's, "We Were"
Misheard Lyrics:
WeWork
Original Lyrics:
We were

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