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1950s
Cast of I Love Lucy's, "Cuban Pete/Sally Sweet"
Misheard Lyrics:
They call me Stinky Pete
Original Lyrics:
They call me Cuban Pete
 
1960s
Beatles', "Here Comes the Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
It seems like you've been sitting here
Original Lyrics:
It seems like years since it's been clear.
Misheard Lyrics:
Just a picture of me in the rain
Original Lyrics:
Just a preacher and me in the rain
Neil Diamond's, "Sweet Caroline"
Misheard Lyrics:
One, touching one
Original Lyrics:
Warm, touching warm
The Buckinghams', "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy"
Misheard Lyrics:
She'd give I Spy to the blind
Original Lyrics:
She'd give eyesight to the blind
 
1970s
Al Stewart's, "Time Passages"
Misheard Lyrics:
A girl comes to warn you
Original Lyrics:
A girl comes towards you
Cheap Trick's, "Dream Police"
Misheard Lyrics:
The Grease Police
Original Lyrics:
The Dream Police
Eagles', "Lyin' Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
She whiskers
Original Lyrics:
She whispers
England Dan and John Ford Coley's, "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not talkin' 'bout gorillas
Original Lyrics:
I'm not talkin' 'bout movin' in
Meat Loaf's, "Bat Out Of Hell"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a bat out of Wuhan
I'll be scoffed when the morning comes
Original Lyrics:
Like a bat out of hell
I'll be gone when the morning comes
Queen's, "Killer Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
A little man from China
Went down to gaze at a miner
Original Lyrics:
Met a man from China
Went down to Geisha Minah
The Nolan Sisters', "I'm in the Mood For Dancing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm in the mood for coughing
Original Lyrics:
I'm in the mood for dancing
 
1980s
Bon Jovi's, "Living in Sin"
Misheard Lyrics:
I need molasses
Original Lyrics:
I need no license
David Bowie's, "China Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
And when I get excited
My little China girl says
Oh baby, just eat another bat
Original Lyrics:
And when I get excited
My little China girl says
Oh baby, just you shut your mouth
Donna Summer's, "Hot Stuff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lookin' for a lockdown, baby this evenin'
I need a lockdown, baby tonight
Original Lyrics:
Lookin' for some hot stuff, baby this evenin'
I need some hot stuff, baby tonight
Guns 'N' Roses', "One in a Million"
Misheard Lyrics:
some peace of mind out of state
Original Lyrics:
Some piece of mind that'll stay
Kidsongs', "I Like Trucks"
Misheard Lyrics:
I like Trump
Original Lyrics:
I like trucks
Kidsongs', "I Wanna Be a Fireman"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna be a fire truck
Original Lyrics:
I wanna be a fireman
Kidsongs', "Old MacDonald Had a Farm"
Misheard Lyrics:
Did I, did I know?
Original Lyrics:
E-I-E-I-O
Kidsongs', "Shortenin' Bread"
Misheard Lyrics:
Put on the spinet
Original Lyrics:
Put on the skillet
Prince's, "Sign o' the Times"
Misheard Lyrics:
High on crap
Original Lyrics:
High on crack
Prince's, "When Doves Cry"
Misheard Lyrics:
Low little world that's so cold
Original Lyrics:
Alone in a world that's so cold
Rick Astley's, "Never Gonna Give You Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
We know the gaymember, gonna play it
Original Lyrics:
We know the game and we're gonna play it
Scorpions', "Rock You Like a Hurricane"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here I am. Watch you like a hurricane
Original Lyrics:
Just have to make it
With someone I choose
Siouxsie and the Banshees', "Hong Kong Garden"
Misheard Lyrics:
Harmful elements in the air
Coronavirus everywhere
Original Lyrics:
Harmful elements in the air
Symbols clashing everywhere
Technotronic's, "Pump Up the Jam"
Misheard Lyrics:
An owl, a place to stay
Original Lyrics:
I don't want a place to stay
Tiffany's, "Could've Been"
Misheard Lyrics:
Could've been Snow White
Original Lyrics:
Could've been so right
 
1990s
Amy Grant's, "Every Heartbeat"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be happy
Original Lyrics:
Every heartbeat
Misheard Lyrics:
Moesha
Original Lyrics:
Iesha
Bryan Adams', "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know it's true
Everything I do I do it on curfew
Original Lyrics:
You know it's true
Everything I do I do it for you
Cypress Hill's, "Latin Lingo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rappin' in Mexico
Original Lyrics:
Ralph M., the Mexican
Dr. Alban's, "Sing Hallelujah"
Misheard Lyrics:
Farting people, come on
Original Lyrics:
Party people, come on
Kidsongs', "Charleston"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jonathan, Jonathan
Original Lyrics:
Charleston, Charleston
Kidsongs', "Down by the Bay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Down by the bank
Original Lyrics:
Down by the bay
Kidsongs', "The Kidsongs TV Show Theme"
Misheard Lyrics:
We want our pistols
Original Lyrics:
We want our Kidsongs
Nirvana's, "Come As You Are"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take your temp, hurry up
Original Lyrics:
Take your time, hurry up
Prince's, "Cream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Please
Original Lyrics:
Cream
Saint Etienne's, "You're in a Bad Way "
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got some planets for you
Original Lyrics:
I've got some plans for you
Shai's, "Baby I'm Yours"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby doll
Original Lyrics:
Baby I'm
Misheard Lyrics:
Feeling lost
Original Lyrics:
Cleveland Rocks!
 
2000s
Disturbed's, "Down With the Sickness"
Misheard Lyrics:
You father get up
Come on, get down with the sickness.
Original Lyrics:
You f***er, get up
Come on, get down with the sickness.
Kelly Clarkson's, "Behind These Hazel Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
I barely had it all
Original Lyrics:
I'm barely hanging on
Stone Sour's, "Through Glass"
Misheard Lyrics:
An epidemic of Americans
Original Lyrics:
An epidemic of the mannequins
The Black Keys', "ThickFreakNess"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I yearned for you, and I'm always fallin' down!
Original Lyrics:
And I'll care for you - hey, that's all I want to do!
Victoria Beckham's, "Not Such an Innocent Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not a maid in China
Original Lyrics:
I'm not made of china
 
2010s
Fall Out Boy's, "Uma Thurman"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can move muffins
Original Lyrics:
I can move mountains
Gloria Estefan's, "Wepa"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kutz, yehan! Kutz, yehan! Kutz, yehan! Kutz, yehan!
Original Lyrics:
Wepa! Wepa! Wepa! Wepa!
Maroon 5's, "Payphone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why must you be lonesome I'll be safe
Original Lyrics:
One more stupid love song, I'll be sick
Maroon 5's, "Payphone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why must you be lost and I'll be sick
Original Lyrics:
One more stupid love song, I'll be sick
 
xmas
Traditional's, "Winter Wonderland"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the meadow we can build a snowman
And pretend that he is parts and brown
He'll say "are you merry"
We'll say "no man"
But you can do the job when you're in town
Original Lyrics:
In the meadow, we can build a snowman
We'll pretend that he is Parson Brown
He'll say, are you married?
We'll say, no man
But you can do the job when you're in town

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