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1960s
Bobby Fuller Four's, "I Fought the Law"
Misheard Lyrics:
I broke the law and the wrong one
Original Lyrics:
I fought the law and the law won
Bobby Vee's, "Take Good Care of My Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take good care of my mind, maybe
Original Lyrics:
Take good care of my baby
Carl Perkins', "Matchbox"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm sitting here wondering, matchbox holding my door...
Original Lyrics:
I'm sitting here wondering would a matchbox hold my clothes...
Mary Wells', "My Guy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fly pie
Original Lyrics:
My guy
Ray Charles', "I Got a Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hurting in the morning
Original Lyrics:
Early in the morning
Strawberry Alarm Clock's, "Incense And Peppermints"
Misheard Lyrics:
Good sense, in a sense, cripples Mankind
Original Lyrics:
Good sense, innocence, cripplin' mankind.
The Crystals', "Then He Kissed Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
And then he p***ed me
Original Lyrics:
And then he kissed me
The McCoys', "Hang On Sloopy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Snoopy, when I see you
Original Lyrics:
Sloopy, when I see you
The Reflections', "(Just Like) Romeo and Juliet"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just like Romaine and Julianne
Original Lyrics:
Just like Romeo and Juliet
 
1970s
Alice Cooper's, "Elected"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna be erected, erected, erected, Hallelujah
Original Lyrics:
I wanna be elected, elected, elected, Hallelujah
Barbra Streisand's, "Stoney End"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ben Stein has lost control
Original Lyrics:
The sky has lost control
Carpenters', "For All We Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's take a night time to see
Original Lyrics:
Let's take a lifetime to see
Chicago's, "Dialogue"
Misheard Lyrics:
We can make a printer
Original Lyrics:
We can make it better
David Soul's, "Going In with My Eyes Open"
Misheard Lyrics:
This time I'm going in with my fly open
Original Lyrics:
This time I'm going in with my eyes open
Doobie Brothers', "Minute by Minute"
Misheard Lyrics:
Diamond diamond diamond diamond
Original Lyrics:
By minute by minute by minute by minute
Eddie Money's, "Maybe I'm a Fool"
Misheard Lyrics:
On the end of time
Original Lyrics:
On the edge of time
González's, "Haven't Stopped Dancing Yet"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ooh ooh well you see, you're all I ever wanted in a gorilla
Original Lyrics:
Ooh ooh well you see, you're all I ever wanted in a girl
Jim Croce's, "Operator (That's Not the Way it Feels)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And kill me to numbers
Original Lyrics:
And give me the number
New York City's, "I'm Doing Fine Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm doin' time now
Without you baby
Original Lyrics:
I'm doin' fine now
Without you baby
Pablo Cruise's, "Love Will Find a Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh my
Original Lyrics:
All right
The Spinners', "Could It Be I'm Falling In Love?"
Misheard Lyrics:
This time of year
Original Lyrics:
Since I met you
The Stampeders', "Sweet City Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
I hear the boys
Original Lyrics:
I hear your voice
Vicki Lawrence's, "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia"
Misheard Lyrics:
The judge just killed me in a Maybelline trial
Original Lyrics:
The judge said guilty in a make believe trial
 
1980s
Billy Joel's, "We Didn't Start the Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rakin' Bacon Palestine
Original Lyrics:
Reagan Begin Palestine
Bon Jovi's, "You Give Love A Bad Name"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't love a band aid
Original Lyrics:
You give love a bad name.
Hall & Oates', "You Make My Dreams"
Misheard Lyrics:
Taking medicine with a dreamer
Original Lyrics:
When they're messing with a dreamer
Kim Carnes', "Bette Davis Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fill the bathtub just to please you
Original Lyrics:
All the better just to please you.
Paula Abdul's, "The Way That You Love Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Six - eight
Original Lyrics:
It ain't
Pretenders', "My City Was Gone"
Misheard Lyrics:
There was no damn town
Original Lyrics:
There was no downtown
Prince's, "Little Red Corvette"
Misheard Lyrics:
Medium red Corvette
Original Lyrics:
Little red Corvette
The B 52s', "Love Shack"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're WHAT?!?
Tan-Ru....busted!
Original Lyrics:
Your what?! Tin roof rusted.
 
1990s
Disney's 'The Lion King''s, "Circle Of Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Naan, DiKenya, baguette, this chihuahua
Original Lyrics:
Nants ingonyama bagithi baba.
Eiffel 65's, "Blue (Da Ba Dee)"
Misheard Lyrics:
boo la hee Barney died
Original Lyrics:
Da bee, da ba dee ba da die.
Poison's, "Ride the Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where angels and demons pedophile
Original Lyrics:
Where angels and demons dare to fly
Prince's, "7"
Misheard Lyrics:
They stand in the way off long
Original Lyrics:
They stand in the way of love
Republica's, "Ready to Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
From the rooftop, shower out
Original Lyrics:
From the rooftop, shout it out
Rezillos', "Destination Venus"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mapping the positions of my bodily emissions
I lose all my inhibitions - no conditions
Original Lyrics:
Somewhere in the distance I could hear a voice one instance
Then it faded from existence - no persistence
Sophie B. Hawkins', "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sharks
Original Lyrics:
Shucks
The Corrs', "Runaway"
Misheard Lyrics:
Whip you
Original Lyrics:
With you
 
2000s
AFI's, "Miss Murder"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pain is my love cannon
Original Lyrics:
Hey, Miss Murder, can I?
Misheard Lyrics:
Peter calling a tree
Everybody loves OSHA
Original Lyrics:
Peter, Paul and Mary
Everybody, let’s go
Britney Spears', "Toxic"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I love playing Chopsticks
Original Lyrics:
But you know that you’re toxic
Eminem's, "Without Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
‘Cause it feels so empty without meat
Original Lyrics:
‘Cause it feels so empty without me
Fall Out Boy's, "Sugar, We're Goin' down"
Misheard Lyrics:
Isn't it messed up that I'm just dying to leave?
Original Lyrics:
Isn't it messed up that I'm just dying to be him?
Fall Out Boy's, "This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am an arm stealer
Original Lyrics:
I am an arms dealer
R.E.M.'s, "The Great Beyond"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm baking poo
Original Lyrics:
I'm breaking through
Misheard Lyrics:
That I’ll always be a prayer
Original Lyrics:
That I’ll always be a friend
Uncle Kracker's, "Smile"
Misheard Lyrics:
Completely underwear
Original Lyrics:
Completely unaware
 
2010s
Foster the People's, "Pumped Up Kicks"
Misheard Lyrics:
All the other kids with the pumped up kicks,
You better run, better run, faster than my puppy.
Original Lyrics:
All the other kids with the pumped up kicks,
You'd better run, better run, faster than my bullet.
 
misc
TV Commercials', "Flintstones Chewable Vitamins"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are Flinstone kids
Ten million songs and growing
Original Lyrics:
We're the Flintstones Kids
Ten million strong, and growing.

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