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1960s
James Brown's, "I Got You (I Feel Good)"
Misheard Lyrics:
So good, so good, I gotta eat
Original Lyrics:
So good, so good, I got you
The Beach Boys', "Don't Worry Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I start to Brad about my car
Original Lyrics:
When I start to brag about my car
Tommy James', "I Think We're Alone Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
There doesn't seem to be any runaround
Original Lyrics:
There doesn't seem to be anyone around
 
1970s
10cc's, "I'm Not in Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just be calm
Original Lyrics:
Just because
ABBA's, "The Name of the Game"
Misheard Lyrics:
Watch the name of the gay
Original Lyrics:
What's the name of the game?
Bill Withers', "Ain't No Sunshine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Abe Vigoda when she's gone
Original Lyrics:
Ain't no sunshine when she's gone
Bob Marley's, "One Love/People Get Ready"
Misheard Lyrics:
Voila
Original Lyrics:
One love
Curtis Mayfield's, "(Don’t Worry) If There’s a Hell Below, We’re All G"
Misheard Lyrics:
Police and their backers
They're all political lackeys
Original Lyrics:
Police and their backers
They're all political actors
Diana Ross', "Love Hangover"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don’t want a Jew for this
Original Lyrics:
I don’t want a cure for this
Electric Light Orchestra's, "Mr. Blue Sky"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mr. Blue, you did it reddit.
Original Lyrics:
Mr. Blue, you did it right.
James Taylor's, "Fire and Rain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Suzanne, the plan's name ain't put an end to you.
Original Lyrics:
Suzanne, the plans they made put an end to you.
Queen's, "Don't Stop Me Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a battleship ready to reload
Original Lyrics:
I'm a sex machine ready to reload
Steely Dan's, "Rikki Don't Lose That Number"
Misheard Lyrics:
We had 'No leaving' - that's okay
Original Lyrics:
We hear you're leaving, that's okay
The Three Degrees', "When Will I See You Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Precious morning
Original Lyrics:
Precious moments
Wings', "Silly Love Songs"
Misheard Lyrics:
Some people want to feel the world
Original Lyrics:
Some people want to fill the world
 
1980s
Disney's 'The Little Mermaid''s, "Part Of Your World"
Misheard Lyrics:
reckon women sick of winnin' ready to stand
Original Lyrics:
Bright young women
Sick of swimmin'
Ready to stand.
Hawkwind's, "Ghost Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get some salad cream...
Original Lyrics:
Dead sun, set us free.
Irene Cara's, "Fame"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eat it up, eat it up, eat it up...
Original Lyrics:
Remember, remember, remember...
John Sullivan's, "Hooky Street"
Misheard Lyrics:
Black or white
Rich or poor
Original Lyrics:
Black or white
Rich or broke
Living in a Box's, "Living in a Box"
Misheard Lyrics:
Emma living in a box
Original Lyrics:
I'm living in a box
Michael Jackson's, "Smooth Criminal"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've been bitten by
Original Lyrics:
You've been hit by
Movie Scripts', "Fame (1980)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I keep feeling like the werewolf's against me
Original Lyrics:
I keep feeling like the whole world's against me
Paula Abdul's, "Forever Your Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is it the aroma?
Original Lyrics:
Is it the rumor?
Queen's, "Another One Bites the Dust"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ah, a tiger
Bites the dust!
I’m being abducted!
Original Lyrics:
Ah, take it!
Bite the dust!
Bite the dust, yeah!
Steve Winwood's, "While You See a Chance"
Misheard Lyrics:
When some subtle dream reminds you
Original Lyrics:
When some sad old dream reminds you
Tears for Fears', "Mad World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wildwood
Original Lyrics:
Mad World
The B-52's', "Love Shack"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're what?? Andrew! Russell!
Original Lyrics:
Tin roof, rusted!
Thompson Twins', "King for a Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
Awesome sauce
Original Lyrics:
Love is all
Wham!'s, "The Edge of Heaven"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take me to the end of Evan
Original Lyrics:
Take me to the edge of heaven
Winger's, "Down Incognito"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm all outta junk
Original Lyrics:
I'm all out of time
 
1990s
Des’ree's, "You Gotta Be"
Misheard Lyrics:
Others take a gift from you
Original Lyrics:
Others take a different view
Digable Planets', "Rebirth of Slick"
Misheard Lyrics:
I poo like that
Original Lyrics:
I’m cool like that
Duncan Sheik's, "Barely Breathing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don’t know what I’m giving
Original Lyrics:
I don’t know who I’m kidding
Misheard Lyrics:
Picture me in heaven
Original Lyrics:
Picture a little scene in heaven
Mariah Carey's, "Honey"
Misheard Lyrics:
Exceed
Original Lyrics:
MC
Natalie Merchant's, "Kind & Generous"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'd like to break you for it
Original Lyrics:
I'd like to thank you for it
Nirvana's, "All Apologies"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll proceed from shame
Original Lyrics:
Aqua seafoam shame
Primitive Radio Gods', "Standing Outside A Broken Phone Booth With Money I"
Misheard Lyrics:
I bent down 'n' farted, baby.
Original Lyrics:
I've been downhearted, baby.
Pulp's, "Something Changed"
Misheard Lyrics:
I could have gone to sleep with her instead
Original Lyrics:
I could have gone to see a film instead
Salt-N-Pepa's, "Shoop"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't know how you do the doo-doo that you-hoo
Original Lyrics:
Don't know how you do the voodoo that you do
Shakespear's Sister's, "I Don't Care"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't care if you write it in the stars
Original Lyrics:
I don't care if you write it out in stone
Skee-Lo's, "I Wish"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wish I was a rabbit in a habit
Original Lyrics:
I wish I was a rabbit in a hat
Sky Cries Mary's, "Circus Church"
Misheard Lyrics:
This rain on the fire
Original Lyrics:
Let’s bring on the fire
Slipknot's, "No Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the freedom is never in a police state
Original Lyrics:
And the freedom is never in plain sight
 
2000s
50 Cent's, "In Da Club"
Misheard Lyrics:
A bottle full of Bud
Original Lyrics:
A bottle full of bub'
Alter Bridge's, "Metalingus"
Misheard Lyrics:
I call you Sally Frey
Original Lyrics:
Could you set me free?
Bring Me The Horizon's, "The Sadness Will Never End (Skrillex Remix)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't give a f**k
Original Lyrics:
So don't give up on (me)
 
2010s
Michael Buble's, "Haven't Met You Yet"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, promise you care
Original Lyrics:
Oh, promise you, kid
Twenty One Pilots', "Heathens"
Misheard Lyrics:
All my friends are Heathcliff
Original Lyrics:
All my friends are heathens
 
country
Faith Hill's, "Breathe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Summer steady rush
Original Lyrics:
Slow and steady rush

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