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1950s
Chuck Berry's, "Sweet Little Sixteen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hear that voice on the P.A.
Original Lyrics:
Philadelphia, PA
LaVern Baker's, "Jim Dandy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jim Daddy to the rescue
Original Lyrics:
Jim Dandy to the rescue
 
1960s
Allan Sherman's, "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here I am at enchilada
Original Lyrics:
Here I am at Camp Granada
Brenton Wood's, "Gimme Little Sign"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just gimme some kind of song, girl
Original Lyrics:
Just gimme some kind of sign, girl
Cliff Richard's, "Congratulations"
Misheard Lyrics:
Congratulations and urinations
Original Lyrics:
Congratulations and jubilations
Elvis Presley's, "It's Now or Never"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tomorrow will be chewy
Original Lyrics:
Tomorrow will be too late
Julie Andrews', "Feed the Birds"
Misheard Lyrics:
Feed the birds Tuppen Sebay
Original Lyrics:
Feed the birds tuppence a bag
Neil Sedaka's, "Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I should smile with sweet surprise
It's just that you've thrown up before my very eyes
Original Lyrics:
If I should smile with sweet surprise
It's just that you've grown up before my very eyes
Peter Sarstedt's, "Where Do You Go to My Lovely"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you sip your Napoleon brandy But you never get your tits wet, no, you don't
Original Lyrics:
And you sip your Napoleon brandy But you never get your lips wet, no, you don't
The Four Seasons', "Opus 17 (Don't Worry 'Bout Me)"
Misheard Lyrics:
How can we carry on?
Original Lyrics:
I try to carry on
The O'Kaysions', "Girl Watcher"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a Wheel Watcher
Original Lyrics:
I'm a girl watcher
The Sound Of Music's, "How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria"
Misheard Lyrics:
How do you solve a problem like pyorrhoea?
Original Lyrics:
How do you solve a problem like Maria?
The Sound of Music's, "So Long, Farewell"
Misheard Lyrics:
So long, farewell, up yours you pain, good night.
Original Lyrics:
So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, good night.
White Plains', "My Baby Loves Lovin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
My baby loves lovin', my baby loves lovin'
Original Lyrics:
My baby loves love, my baby loves lovin'
 
1970s
A Taste of Honey's, "Boogie Oogie Oogie"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's nothing to waste
Original Lyrics:
There's no time to waste
Ace's, "How Long"
Misheard Lyrics:
Owl, has this been going on?
Original Lyrics:
How long has this been going on?
Elvin Bishop's, "Fooled Around And Fell In Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I fooled around and fell in dung
Original Lyrics:
I fooled around and fell in love
Santana's, "Oye Como Va"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pour the bottles out
Original Lyrics:
Bueno pa gozar
Styx's, "Lady"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maybe
Original Lyrics:
Lady
The Spinners', "The Rubberband Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hang on the medicine, hang on to the man
Original Lyrics:
Hey y'all, prepare yourself for the Rubberband Man.
 
1980s
Billy Idol's, "Mony Mony"
Misheard Lyrics:
F*kin Horny
Original Lyrics:
ride the pony
Billy Idol's, "Mony Mony"
Misheard Lyrics:
love you horny
Original Lyrics:
love you mony
Bruce Springsteen's, "Born in the USA"
Misheard Lyrics:
Born in the USA
Born in the USA
Born in the USA
And I know I'm gonna die in the USA now
Born in the USA
Born in the USA
Born in the USA
And it's true I'm gonna die in the USA now
Original Lyrics:
Born in the USA
Born in the USA
Born in the USA
I'm a long gone daddy in the USA now
Born in the USA
Born in the USA
Born in the USA
I'm a cool rocking daddy in the USA now
Culture Club's, "Karma Chameleon"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm in love, without condition
Original Lyrics:
I'm a man without conviction.
Jona Lewie's, "Stop The Cavalry"
Misheard Lyrics:
While Loser and Jim have tea
Original Lyrics:
While the Czar and Jim have tea
Kraftwerk's, "Boing Boom Tschak"
Misheard Lyrics:
Boing Boom Chuck
Original Lyrics:
Boing Boom Tschak
New Kids On The Block's, "I'll Be Loving You (Forever)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Arby's
Original Lyrics:
I'll be
New Kids On The Block's, "Please Don't Go Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's got Go-Gurt
Original Lyrics:
Please Don't Go Girl
Phil Collins', "Don't Let Him Steal Your Heart Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're never right
Original Lyrics:
You know I'm right
Stevie Nicks', "Stand Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
Birthday in my house
Original Lyrics:
First they took my house
Styx's, "Renegade"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am so far when I'm gone
Original Lyrics:
I am so far from my home
Swing Out Sister's, "Breakout"
Misheard Lyrics:
Brick House
Original Lyrics:
Breakout
Tenpole Tudor's, "Swords Of A Thousand Men"
Misheard Lyrics:
The balls of a thousand men
Original Lyrics:
The swords of a thousand men
The Stranglers', "Golden Brown"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eleanor Brown with Golden Brown
Original Lyrics:
Never a frown with Golden Brown
 
1990s
Ace of Base's, "All That She Wants"
Misheard Lyrics:
All that she flaunts is another baby
OR
All that she walks is another baby
Original Lyrics:
All that she wants is another baby
Corona's, "Try Me Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll make you crazy for a drink
Original Lyrics:
I'll make you crazy for a treat
Divine's, "Lately"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, I've been toured a lot
Original Lyrics:
Baby, I've been torn apart
Frankie Yankovic's, "Pennsylvania Polka"
Misheard Lyrics:
Strike up the music the band has begun
It's a game of poker.
Pick out your partner and join in the fun
It's a game of poker.
Original Lyrics:
Strike up the music the band has begun
The Pennsylvania Polka.
Pick out your partner and join in the fun
The Pennsylvania Polka.
Michael Jackson's, "Earth Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where do eagles roam?
Original Lyrics:
Where did we go wrong?
No Doubt's, "Don't Speak"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I don't need your raisins
Original Lyrics:
And I don't need your reasons
 
2000s
Bon Jovi's, "It's My Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
I friekin said I did it my way
Original Lyrics:
Like Frankie said, I did it my way
Gorillaz's, "Dare"
Misheard Lyrics:
Please kill me now
It’s dead
Original Lyrics:
It's coming up
It's dare.
Jonas Brothers', "Year 3000"
Misheard Lyrics:
There were girls there with brown hair like Star Wars
That throwed up on the floor
Original Lyrics:
There were girls there with round hair like Star Wars
That float above the floor
Panic! At The Disco's, "I Write Sins Not Tragedies"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, well imagine, as I'm shaving my pubes in a church corridor.
Original Lyrics:
Oh, well imagine, as I'm pacing the pews in a church corridor.
 
2010s
DJ Khaled 's, "Top Off (ft. Jay-Z, Future, Beyoncé)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I pull the top then I lean back, I pull the top off
Original Lyrics:
I took the top off the Maybach, I took the top off
OneRepublic's, "Secrets"
Misheard Lyrics:
All my secrets go away
Original Lyrics:
All my secrets go to waste
 
country
Sammy Kershaw's, "Southbound"
Misheard Lyrics:
Reasons are there
Original Lyrics:
Grease in our hair
Shania Twain's, "God Bless the Child"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll blame you
Original Lyrics:
Hallelujah
Shania Twain's, "I'm Gonna Getcha Good"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's no need to be in love
When you find it somewhere
or
When you're fine this summer
Original Lyrics:
There's no need to be alone
When you find that someone
Shania Twain's, "You're Still the One"
Misheard Lyrics:
We knew we'd get there Sunday
Original Lyrics:
We knew we'd get there someday

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