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1950s
The Crew-Cuts', "Sweet Adeline"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweet Adali
Original Lyrics:
Sweet Adeline
 
1960s
Elvis Presley's, "Suspicious Minds"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're calling a trout
Original Lyrics:
We're caught in a trap.
Kenny Rogers and the First Edition's, "Just Dropped In (To See What Condition)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Someone painted “Echoes Tomb” in big black letters on a dead-end sign.
Original Lyrics:
Someone painted 'April Fool' in big black letters on a dead-end sign.
The Animals', "It’s My Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don’t complain
Original Lyrics:
No complaints
The Beach Boys', "When I Grow Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I throw up to be a man
Original Lyrics:
When I grow up to be a man
The Essex's, "Easier Said Than Done"
Misheard Lyrics:
Easy Seven Up
Original Lyrics:
Easier said than done
 
1970s
Barbra Streisand's, "My Heart Belongs to Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
But my arms belong to me
Original Lyrics:
But my heart belongs to me
Barry White's, "Playing Your Game, Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
Playing your gangbang
Original Lyrics:
Playing your game, baby
Canned Heat's, "Let's Work Together"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the road is trouble
Original Lyrics:
And the road you travel
Chicago's, "Old Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
Good days
Original Lyrics:
Goldies
Commodores', "Three Times a Lady"
Misheard Lyrics:
We love Greg Brady
Original Lyrics:
Three Times a Lady
David Soul's, "Don't Give Up On Us"
Misheard Lyrics:
I hit you in the head last night
You've got a right to stop bleeding
Original Lyrics:
Really lost my head last night
You've got a right to start believin'
David Soul's, "Don't Give Up on Us"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's written in the moonlight And painted on your scars
Original Lyrics:
It's written in the moonlight And painted on the stars
Electric Light Orchestra's, "Telephone Line"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who needs black eyes?
Original Lyrics:
Blue days, black nights
Gino Vannelli's, "People Gotta Move"
Misheard Lyrics:
On the move
Original Lyrics:
Gotta move
Jackson Browne's, "Lawyers in Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Royals in love
Original Lyrics:
Lawyers in love
Natalie Cole's, "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Whoa
Original Lyrics:
Love
Osmonds', "Love Me For A Reason"
Misheard Lyrics:
Love me for a raisin
Original Lyrics:
Love me for a reason
Tavares', "More Than a Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Havana woman
Original Lyrics:
More than a woman
The Grass Roots', "Two Divided by Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
And one is a long lived number
Original Lyrics:
And one is a lonely number
 
1980s
Bruce Hornsby and the Range's, "Mandolin Rain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Listen to the Madeline reign
Original Lyrics:
Listen to the mandolin rain
Culture Club's, "I'll Tumble 4 Ya"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm Dumbledora
Original Lyrics:
I'll tumble for ya
Dan Fogelberg's, "Hard to Say "
Misheard Lyrics:
You know you love her
But it may not last
Your beer
Original Lyrics:
You know you love her
But it may not last
Your fear
Fleetwood Mac's, "Sara"
Misheard Lyrics:
Drowning in the seeds of love
Original Lyrics:
Drowning in the sea of love
Hall & Oates', "Everything Your Heart Desires"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you want the words
Original Lyrics:
If you want the world
Howard Jones', "New Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dump the fool, I want you to see
Dump the fool, I want you here
Original Lyrics:
Don't be fooled by what you see
Don't be fooled by what you hear
Prince's, "1999"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was screaming when I wrote this
Original Lyrics:
I was dreaming when I wrote this
Prince's, "When Doves Cry"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tigger, you're in the picture
Original Lyrics:
Dig if you will the picture
Talk Talk's, "Talk Talk"
Misheard Lyrics:
Are you really a top dog?
Original Lyrics:
All you do to me is talk talk
Terry Nunn's, "Dancing In Isolation"
Misheard Lyrics:
That's why my camel makes you quiver
Original Lyrics:
That's why my camera makes you quiver
The Smiths', "Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
You miserable cow
Original Lyrics:
I'm miserable now
Weird Al Yankovic's, "Addicted to Spuds"
Misheard Lyrics:
Of Beggin' Strips
Original Lyrics:
Of bacon bits
Weird Al Yankovic's, "My Bologna"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ooh, I think the toaster's done
Original Lyrics:
Ooh, I think the toast is done
 
1990s
Ace of Base's, "Don't Turn Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm gonna define
Original Lyrics:
I'm gonna be fine
Amy Grant's, "Baby Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm bringing my umbrella
Original Lyrics:
In any kind of weather
Billie Piper's, "Honey to the Bee"
Misheard Lyrics:
Horny cutie bee, that's you for me
Original Lyrics:
Honey to the bee, that's you for me
Green Day's, "Road to Acceptance"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's just like our brain
When Nick goes insane
Original Lyrics:
It's just like our brain
When it goes insane
Groove Armada's, "At The River"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you're fond of sand dunes and salty air
Great little villages here and there.
Original Lyrics:
If you're fond of sand dunes and salty air
Quaint little villages here and there.
INXS's, "Taste It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweet, sweet, sweet
Tastin'
Original Lyrics:
Sweet, sweet, sweet
Could you taste it?
Madonna's, "Rescue Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Happily
Original Lyrics:
I believe
Nirvana's, "Dumb"
Misheard Lyrics:
African dumb
Original Lyrics:
I think I'm dumb
Saint Etienne's, "You're In A Bad Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got some plants for you
Original Lyrics:
I've got some plans for you
Sarah McLachlan's, "Adia"
Misheard Lyrics:
Idiot
Original Lyrics:
Adia
Weird Al Yankovic's, "Smells Like Nirvana"
Misheard Lyrics:
Boy, this autumn, bug your parents
Original Lyrics:
Boy, this oughta bug your parents
 
2000s
Avenged Sevenfold's, "A Little Piece of Heaven"
Misheard Lyrics:
Must have her fifty f***ing times
I can't believe
I ripped her heart out right before her eyes
Original Lyrics:
Must have stabbed her fifty f***ing times,
I can't believe it,
Ripped her heart out right before her eyes
Gwen Stefani featuring Akon's, "The Sweet Escape"
Misheard Lyrics:
To look for some condom now
Original Lyrics:
To look for some common ground
Gwen Stefani's, "Wind It Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Waterfall
Original Lyrics:
Wind it Up
John Mellencamp's, "My Sweet Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
My sweet Lord
Original Lyrics:
My sweet love
The Killers', "Human"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the call came down the line
Up to the blackboard of surrender
Original Lyrics:
When the call came down the line
Up to the platform of surrender
Trapt's, "Product of My Own Design"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your walls of Prada only fencing you in
Original Lyrics:
Your walls of pride are only fencing you in

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