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1950s
Chuck Berry's, "Sweet Little Sixteen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Over to my remodel
Original Lyrics:
Over tomorrow morning
 
1960s
Brook Benton's, "It's Just a Matter of Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
After I kill you
Original Lyrics:
After I give you
Chubby Checker's, "Limbo Rock"
Misheard Lyrics:
All around the little cock
Original Lyrics:
All around the limbo clock
Deep Purple's, "Hush"
Misheard Lyrics:
Touch
Original Lyrics:
Hush
Deep Purple's, "Smoke On The Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
smoke covered walter, the fire engine guy
Original Lyrics:
Smoke on the water, a fire in the sky
Dinah Washington's, "What a Difference a Day Makes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Today I'm a pot of you, dear
Original Lyrics:
Today I'm a part of you, dear
Eric Burdon and War's, "Spill the Wine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Too bad you kicked that girl
Original Lyrics:
Spill the wine, take that pearl
Jan and Dean's, "Dead Man's Curve"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bad ass girl
Original Lyrics:
Dead Man's Curve
Mountain's, "Mississippi Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Way down around Pittsburgh
Original Lyrics:
Way down around Vicksburg
Otis Redding's, "(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm coughin' on the dock of the bay
Original Lyrics:
I'm sittin' on the dock of the bay
Misheard Lyrics:
You wanna know what movies have so
Original Lyrics:
You wanna know what moves me so
Percy Sledge's, "When A Man Loves A Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
When a man drugs a woman
Original Lyrics:
When a man loves a woman
The Buckinghams', "Kind of a Drag"
Misheard Lyrics:
Little League
Original Lyrics:
Anyway
The Dave Clark Five's, "Bits and Pieces"
Misheard Lyrics:
Only just a few days to go
Original Lyrics:
Only just a few days ago
The Rolling Stones', "Jumpin' Jack Flash"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nothing, Jack Sprat
Original Lyrics:
Jumpin' Jack Flash
 
1970s
Boston's, "Don't Look Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wrong to go
Original Lyrics:
Long ago
John Paul Young's, "Love Is in the Air"
Misheard Lyrics:
Covid's in the air, everywhere I look around
Original Lyrics:
Love is in the air, everywhere I look around
Paul McCartney and Wings', "Helen Wheels"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm on wheels
Original Lyrics:
Helen Wheels
Pioneers', "Let Your Yeah Be Yeah"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let your hair be hair and your nose be nose
Original Lyrics:
Let your yeah be yeah and your no be no
Player's, "Baby Come Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was strong
Original Lyrics:
I was wrong
Queen's, "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mitch Miller
Original Lyrics:
Bismilliah!
Shaun Cassidy's, "Hey Deanie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can't you watch Between the Lions?
Original Lyrics:
Can't you read between the lines?
Sly and the Family Stone's, "Family Affair"
Misheard Lyrics:
One child throws up today
Original Lyrics:
One child grows up today
Suzi Quatro and Chris Norman's, "Stumblin' In"
Misheard Lyrics:
Quality Inn
Original Lyrics:
Stumblin' in
The Damned's, "Smash It Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cough it up, cough it up
Original Lyrics:
Smash it up, smash it up
The Knack's, "My Sharona"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you gonna get to me, get to me? Is it just a matter of time, Corona?
Original Lyrics:
When you gonna give to me, give to me? Is it just a matter of time, Sharona?
 
1980s
Billy Joel's, "We Didn't Start the Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Princess Grace, "Peyton Place", trouble in the sewers
Original Lyrics:
Princess Grace, "Peyton Place", trouble in the Suez
Bruce Springsteen's, "My Hometown"
Misheard Lyrics:
Last night I suited him up for Halloween and said someday, you could look around.
Original Lyrics:
Last night I sat him up behind the wheel and said "Son, take a good look around"
Chicago's, "Will You Still Love Me?"
Misheard Lyrics:
I never had a thing to chew
Original Lyrics:
I never had a thing to prove
John Mellencamp's, "Serious Business"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jack sat, Violet sat, Rock n Roll
Original Lyrics:
sex and violence and rock n roll
Natalie Cole's, "Pink Cadillac"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you get on my nerds like you do
Original Lyrics:
When you get on my nerves like you do
Pretenders', "Middle of the Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dropping the bum on my street
Original Lyrics:
Dropping the bomb on my street.
Steve Miller Band's, "Jet Airliner"
Misheard Lyrics:
Big old Jim and his rhino
Original Lyrics:
Big ol' jet airliner
 
1990s
Baby D's, "I Need Your Loving"
Misheard Lyrics:
Change your hair, look around you
Change your hair, it will astound you.
Original Lyrics:
Change your heart, look around you
Change your heart, it will astound you.
Dana Dawson's, "3 Is Family"
Misheard Lyrics:
Finally complete, the Treehouse Family
Original Lyrics:
Finally complete, three is family
Destiny's Child's, "No, No, No"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yell, yell, yell, yell, yell
Original Lyrics:
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
Madonna's, "Secret"
Misheard Lyrics:
Someone's coming over me
Original Lyrics:
Something's coming over me
Michael Jackson's, "Remember the Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do you read my books?
Original Lyrics:
Do you remember?
The Lion King's, "Circle of Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ahhhhh suck Kenya, who the beaches Mama
Original Lyrics:
Nants ingonyama bagithi baba
The Offspring's, "Why Don't You Get a Job?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sail away
Original Lyrics:
Say no way
 
2000s
Craig David's, "Fill Me In"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is play Jeopardy! on you
Original Lyrics:
Is be checking up on you
Destiny's Child's, "Bootylicious "
Misheard Lyrics:
Move, Oprah, you can handle me
Original Lyrics:
Move, groove, prove you can hang with me
Fall Out Boy's, "Fame Infamy"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a linebacker but I'm better with the pass
Original Lyrics:
I'm all right in bed but I'm better with the pen
Fall Out Boy's, "Thriller"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can take your problems away
When they're not in the way
Original Lyrics:
I can take your problems away
With a nod and a wave
Sugababes', "Easy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey Mr. Postman, where's the mail for my male parts?
Original Lyrics:
Hey Mr. Postman, where's the mail for my mailbox?
 
2010s
Ava Max's, "Sweet But Psycho"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, she's sweet butter cycle
Original Lyrics:
Oh, she's sweet but a psycho
Joey Vantes', "Lisa Frank"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ow, ow ow ow ow
Coming to someone's house with ant bites
Amy Grant
Jumping over her husband
Original Lyrics:
Oh, oh oh oh oh
Coming down from the clouds
Lisa Frank
Descending on you
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's, "Despacito"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can be the slapper's hero
Original Lyrics:
Y que olvides tu apellido
Pink's, "Just Like Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
saving the world after just one day
Original Lyrics:
If I could light the world up for just one day
 
misc
Jonas Brothers', "What a Man Gotta Do"
Misheard Lyrics:
To be Alaskan nights and your first Dubai
Original Lyrics:
To be your last good night and your first good day

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