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1950s
Bing Crosby's, "Easter Parade"
Misheard Lyrics:
I could write a sonnet
About your Easter vomit
Original Lyrics:
I could write a sonnet
About your Easter bonnet
 
1960s
Bob Dylan's, "Positively 4th Street"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I see the hockey you embrace
Original Lyrics:
When I see the heartbreaks you embrace
Misheard Lyrics:
Get up in the morning, same sh*t for breakfast
Original Lyrics:
Get up in the morning, slaving for bread, sir
Jimmy Ruffin's, "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted"
Misheard Lyrics:
What becomes of the broken party
Original Lyrics:
What becomes of the brokenhearted
Neil Diamond's, "Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon"
Misheard Lyrics:
The voice no good
Original Lyrics:
The boy's no good
The Beatles', "All Together Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can I have a little one?
Original Lyrics:
Can I have a little more?
The Grass Roots', "Things I Should Have Said"
Misheard Lyrics:
She crossed the floor
Original Lyrics:
She closed the door
The Monkees', "Daydream Believer"
Misheard Lyrics:
You once thought of me
As a white knight on a steed
Now you know how spineless I can be
Original Lyrics:
You once thought of me
As a white knight on a steed
Now you know how happy I can be
 
1970s
Bay City Rollers', "Remember"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sha la la la la la la la shoo be doo
I wonder why we ever had to zip up my fly
Original Lyrics:
Sha la la la la la la la shoo be doo
I wonder why we ever had to say goodbye
Bread's, "If"
Misheard Lyrics:
If a picture paints a flower bulb
Original Lyrics:
If a picture paints a thousand words
Bruce Springsteen's, "Born to Run"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, we were 4’1”
Original Lyrics:
Baby, we were born to run
Cheryl Lynn's, "Got to Be Real"
Misheard Lyrics:
What, you’re fake?
Original Lyrics:
What you think?
Fleetwood Mac's, "Don't Stop"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wait just a little while
Original Lyrics:
If it takes just a little while
Fleetwood Mac's, "Rhiannon (Will You Ever Win)"
Misheard Lyrics:
The Alamo
Original Lyrics:
Rhiannon
Led Zeppelin's, "Since I've Been Loving You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Looking for Santa, to eleven every night.
Original Lyrics:
Working from seven, to eleven every night.
Mud's, "Tiger Feet"
Misheard Lyrics:
I really love your tography
Original Lyrics:
I really love your tiger feet
Pink Floyd's, "Another Brick In The Wall (Part 1)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stand still Larry!
Original Lyrics:
You! Yes You! Stand still, Laddy!
Supertramp's, "Breakfast in America"
Misheard Lyrics:
I never seem to get a lot
(What she got, not a lot)
Take a jumbo 'cross the water
Original Lyrics:
I never seem to get a lot
(What you got, not a lot)
Take a gumball 'cross the water
 
1980s
Devo's, "Gut Feeling / (Slap Your Mammy)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Set the baby down, set the baby - got a gun
Original Lyrics:
Slap your mammy down Slap your pappy down again
Jesse Frederick's, "Everywhere You Look"
Misheard Lyrics:
A light is waiting, I can't take you home
Original Lyrics:
A light is waiting to carry you home
Michael Jackson's, "The Way You Make Me Feel"
Misheard Lyrics:
My lonely days are good
Original Lyrics:
My lonely days are gone
Neneh Cherry's, "Manchild"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mad child, will you ever win
Mad child, look at the state you're in
Original Lyrics:
Manchild, will you ever win
Manchild, look at the state you're in
Right Said Fred's, "I'm Too Sexy"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm too sexy for my lamb
Original Lyrics:
I'm too sexy for Milan
Salt-N-Pepa's, "Push It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get up and piss!
Original Lyrics:
Get up on this!
St Winifred's School Choir's, "There's No One Quite Like Grandma"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's no one quite like Grandma
And I know you c*nts agree
Original Lyrics:
There's no one quite like Grandma
And I know you will agree
The Police's, "Invisible Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
There needs to be an invisible touch
Original Lyrics:
There needs to be an invisible sun
USA For Africa's, "We Are The World"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you're dining out
And there seems no hope at all
Original Lyrics:
When you're down and out
There seems no hope at all
 
1990s
Amy Grant's, "That's What Love is For"
Misheard Lyrics:
That has gotten us to fart
Original Lyrics:
That has gotten us this far
Black Box's, "Strike It Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stryker
Original Lyrics:
Strike it up
Blur's, "Country House"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, it's like an animal fart
Original Lyrics:
Oh, it's like an animal farm
Jennifer Paige's, "Crush"
Misheard Lyrics:
Numb like our feet, every time we touch
Original Lyrics:
Not like I faint every time we touch.
Matchbox 20's, "3 A.M."
Misheard Lyrics:
She only sleeps when it's late
Original Lyrics:
She only sleeps when it's raining
Sade's, "Smooth Operator"
Misheard Lyrics:
Coast to coast, L.A. and Chicago, rest in peace
Original Lyrics:
Coast to coast, L.A. to Chicago, western male
Salt-N-Pepa's, "Do You Want Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got no time for city games
Original Lyrics:
Got no time for silly games
The Orb's, "Perpetual Dawn"
Misheard Lyrics:
Prepared you a dog
Original Lyrics:
Perpetual dawn
Warren G feat. Sissel's, "Prince Igor"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh my God, I want your fig rolls
This girl called Myra's mine, I sniff your moonshine
Original Lyrics:
Uletaj na kryl'jach vetra
Ty V kraj rodnoj, rodnaja pesnya nasha
 
2000s
3 Doors Down's, "When I’m Gone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rob me when I’m wrong
Original Lyrics:
Rub me when I’m wrong
40 Below Summer 's, "Rain"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I’m on my laser kind
Original Lyrics:
And I’m on my knees again
Alicia Keys', "No One"
Misheard Lyrics:
Moron, moron
Original Lyrics:
No one, no one
Geri Halliwell's, "It's Raining Men"
Misheard Lyrics:
I feel so mean when it's moving in
Original Lyrics:
I feel stormy weather moving in
Misheard Lyrics:
Even when I've been no fool
Original Lyrics:
Even when I'm with my boo
 
2010s
Getter Jaani's, "Rockefeller Street (Nightcore)"
Misheard Lyrics:
One, two, symmetry, dollar Rockefeller tree
Original Lyrics:
One two seven three
Down at Rockefeller Street
 
country
Alabama's, "Love in the First Degree"
Misheard Lyrics:
And throw away the king
Original Lyrics:
And throw away the key
Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor's, "Green Acres"
Misheard Lyrics:
I get allergic Saturday
Original Lyrics:
I get allergic smelling hay
Jeannie C. Riley's, "Harper Valley P.T.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
And you're all Harper Valley here on trial
Original Lyrics:
And you're all Harper Valley hypocrites
Misheard Lyrics:
I see the questions in your mind
Original Lyrics:
I see the questions in your eyes
Shania Twain's, "Man! I Feel Like a Woman!"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is do karate and have a little fun
Original Lyrics:
Is the prerogative to have a little fun
 
misc
Bob Dylan's, "I Contain Multitudes"
Misheard Lyrics:
The flowers are Dian like all things do
Original Lyrics:
The flowers are dyin' like all things do
Bob Dylan's, "Murder Most Fowl"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Twas a dark day in Dallas, December '63
Original Lyrics:
'Twas a dark day in Dallas, November '63
The Weeknd's, "Blinding Lights"
Misheard Lyrics:
No, I can't sleep until I feel your Tux
Original Lyrics:
No, I can't sleep until I feel your touch

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