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1950s
Bill Haley & His Comets', "Rock Around the Clock"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the clock strikes one, totally whoa!
Original Lyrics:
Put your glad rags on and join me, hon'
 
1960s
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's toddle around now
Original Lyrics:
Let's tighten it up now
Ike and Tina Turner's, "River Deep, Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
99
Original Lyrics:
My oh my
Steppenwolf's, "Born to Be Wild"
Misheard Lyrics:
4-3-2-1
Original Lyrics:
Born to be wild
The Kinks', "Picture Book"
Misheard Lyrics:
Peekaboo
Original Lyrics:
Picture book
The Turtles', "Happy Together"
Misheard Lyrics:
No matter how they crossed the ice
Original Lyrics:
No matter how they tossed the dice
 
1970s
ABBA's, "Dancing Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can dance if you try
Original Lyrics:
You can dance, you can jive
Chicago's, "25 or 6 to 4"
Misheard Lyrics:
Waiting for the break of dead
Original Lyrics:
Waiting for the break of day
Chic's, "Le Freak"
Misheard Lyrics:
Treehouse
Original Lyrics:
Freak out
Donna Summer's, "Bad Girls"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bathtubs
Original Lyrics:
Bad girls
Electric Light Orchestra's, "Livin’ Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’ll pickin’
Original Lyrics:
I’ll take it
Elton John's, "Bennie and the Jets"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's got electric boobs. Oh lord Jesus!
And now I'm ratting out a Pakistani whore.
Original Lyrics:
She's got electric boots, a mohair suit
You know I read it in a magazine.
Gino Vannelli's, "I Just Wanna Stop"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fool around
Original Lyrics:
For your love
Jim Ellis', "WKRP in Cincinnati (Closing Theme)"
Misheard Lyrics:
a microphone in her heart
Original Lyrics:
Mad tooth bar chin-up, box zing outta her hair now
John Lennon's, "Imagine"
Misheard Lyrics:
You may say I'm a dead guy
But I'm not the only one
Original Lyrics:
You may say I'm a dreamer
But I'm not the only one
Meat Loaf's, "Bat Out of Hell"
Misheard Lyrics:
The silence is screaming
Original Lyrics:
The sirens are screaming
Ohio Players', "Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
The way you walk the talk
Original Lyrics:
The way you walk and talk
Queen's, "Now I'm Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
Down in the dongeon where preachers are mean
Original Lyrics:
Down in the dungeon just Peaches and me.
Steve Miller Band's, "Take The Money And Run"
Misheard Lyrics:
Billy Joe shouted out "Hey Bobby look at this castle!"
Original Lyrics:
Billy Joe shot a man while robbing his castle
 
1980s
Huey Lewis and the News', "Hip to Be Square"
Misheard Lyrics:
This kid will be scared
Original Lyrics:
It's hip to be square
Pet Shop Boys', "West End Girls"
Misheard Lyrics:
In a message done to tell the world
Original Lyrics:
In a West End town, a denim world
The Bangles', "In Your Room"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the one glove in the candlelight
Original Lyrics:
In the warm glow of the candlelight
The Outfield's, "Your Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't wanna lose your lunch tonight
Original Lyrics:
I don't wanna lose your love tonight
The Pointer Sisters', "Baby Come and Get It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Better come and get it
Original Lyrics:
Baby come and get it
The Pointer Sisters', "I'm So Excited"
Misheard Lyrics:
You got to hurry up
Original Lyrics:
You got me burning up
The Police's, "Synchronicity II"
Misheard Lyrics:
We know all the suicides are made
Original Lyrics:
We all know the suicides are fake
Was (Not Was)'s, "Walk the Dinosaur"
Misheard Lyrics:
Boom boom, chug-a-lug-a-lug-a-boom
Original Lyrics:
Boom boom, acka lacka lacka boom
 
1990s
Boyz II Men's, "End of the Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
To the end of our rope
Original Lyrics:
To the end of the road
Eagle-Eye Cherry's, "Save Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come to my house
Original Lyrics:
Come tomorrow
Gin Blossoms', "Found Out About You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wizards at the bus stop!
I heard about knights in the school yard!
Original Lyrics:
Whispers at the bus stop
I heard about nights out in the school yard
Lenny Kravitz's, "Fly Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want a getaway
Original Lyrics:
I want to get away
Queen's, "I'm Going Slightly Mad"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm coming down with a fever,
I'm really hard to see
Original Lyrics:
I'm coming down with a fever,
I'm really out to sea
Stone Temple Pilots', "Interstate Love Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby
Original Lyrics:
Leavin’
Ugly Kid Joe's, "Everything About You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I hate your daddy's guns too
Original Lyrics:
I hate your daddy's guts too
 
2000s
Christina Aguilera's, "Fighter"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fire
Original Lyrics:
Fighter
Melanie C's, "I Turn To You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I turn to you when free air tells me to turn around
Original Lyrics:
I turn to you when fear tells me to turn around
Melanie C's, "I Turn To You"
Misheard Lyrics:
When my insides are wrecked with anxiety
Original Lyrics:
When my insides are wracked with anxiety
 
2010s
AWOLNATION's, "Not Your Fault"
Misheard Lyrics:
Banana
Egg! Egg!
Original Lyrics:
Na na na na
Hey, hey
AWOLNATION's, "Not Your Fault"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's not your foot
Not your foot, yeah
Original Lyrics:
It's not your fault
It's not your fault, yeah
Bring Me the Horizon's, "Happy Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause every now and again we get that feeling
That the breaking point inside has opened up
Original Lyrics:
'Cause every now and again we get that feeling
And the great big void inside us opens up
Ke$ha's, "Timber"
Misheard Lyrics:
Swing your body round and round
Original Lyrics:
Swing your partner round and round
Paramore's, "Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lost the battle, win the war
Bringing my chicken sh!t back to the shore
Original Lyrics:
Lost the battle, win the war
Bringing my sinking ship back to the shore
The 1975's, "If You're Too Shy (Let Me Know)"
Misheard Lyrics:
The media would like you better if you took off your clothes
Original Lyrics:
Maybe I would like you better if you took off your clothes
deadmau5's, "Sofi Needs a Ladder"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're just too sweet
Till you get on my nerves and hurt like gravity
Original Lyrics:
You're just too sweet
Till you get on my nerves and hurt like cavity
 
country
Garth Brooks', "To Make You Feel My Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Down the highway of the grave
Original Lyrics:
Down the highway of regret
Martina McBride's, "There You Are"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where you are
Original Lyrics:
There you are
Sara Evans', "Born to Fly"
Misheard Lyrics:
You were a butterfly
Original Lyrics:
You were born to fly
 
misc
Demi Lovato's, "I Love Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I love me this enough
Original Lyrics:
I love me is enough
Tones and I's, "Bad Child"
Misheard Lyrics:
To eat out
Original Lyrics:
To reach out
Tones and I's, "Dance Monkey"
Misheard Lyrics:
Room for me
Original Lyrics:
Move for me

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