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1960s
Sly and the Family Stone's, "Hot Fun in the Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the slumber time
Original Lyrics:
In the summertime
The Singing Nun's, "Dominique"
Misheard Lyrics:
Veronique’s unique, unique
Original Lyrics:
Dominique, nique, nique
Tommy Roe's, "Dizzy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a waffle, it never is
Original Lyrics:
Like a whirlpool, it never ends
 
1970s
Al Green's, "Take Me to the River"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take me to the Olympics
Original Lyrics:
Take me to the river
Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show's, "The Cover of Rolling Stone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wanna see my spy named Flake
Original Lyrics:
Wanna see my smiling face
Elton John's, "Rocket Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I think it's gonna be a long long time to touch
Don brings me round again to hide,
I'm not the man they think I am at all,
Oh no no no,
I'm a rocket man,
Rocket man Bernie Taupin fuse of hairy long
Original Lyrics:
And I think it's gonna be a long, long time
'Till touchdown brings me 'round again to find
I'm not the man they think I am at home
Oh no, no, no
I'm a rocket man
Rocket man, burning out his fuse up here alone
Jackson 5's, "ABC"
Misheard Lyrics:
That's how to make love with me
That's how making love should be.
Original Lyrics:
That's how easy love can be
That's how easy love can be.
Led Zeppelin's, "Going to California"
Misheard Lyrics:
Going to Californina with a pigpen in my heart ..
Original Lyrics:
Tryin' to find a woman who's never, never, never been born
Led Zeppelin's, "Whole Lotta Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hold onto love
Original Lyrics:
whole lotta love
Paul McCartney and Wings', "Live and Let Die"
Misheard Lyrics:
To wiggle and die
Original Lyrics:
To live and let die
Paul Simon's, "Kodachrome"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mama, don’t make me drink Coca-Cola
Original Lyrics:
Mama, don’t take my Kodachrome
Queen's, "We Will Rock You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Whipping your batter all over the place.
or
Whipping your batter all over the plate
Original Lyrics:
Waving your banner all over the place
Styx's, "Renegade"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh mama
I'm in fear for my life from the Lord, oh from the Lord
Original Lyrics:
Oh mama
I'm in fear for my life from the long arm of the law
Supertramp's, "The Logical Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want two cream pies.
Original Lyrics:
Yeah, one, two, three, five.
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, I fit in an honoree
Original Lyrics:
Baby, I've been in and out of the rain
 
1980s
Bryan Adams', "Summer Of '69"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got my first real sex stream
Original Lyrics:
I got my first real six-string
Dionne and Friends', "That's What Friends Are For"
Misheard Lyrics:
For the times that we are part
Original Lyrics:
For the times that we're apart
Elton John's, "I'm Still Standing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm still silly
Original Lyrics:
I'm still standing
Movie Scripts', "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas"
Misheard Lyrics:
And it wasn't poetry
Original Lyrics:
And it wasn't poultry
Pat Benatar's, "Heartbreaker"
Misheard Lyrics:
The events of a winner
Original Lyrics:
The invincible winner
Pat Benatar's, "Heartbreaker"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're the right kind of Fairmont
or
You're the right kind of skimmer
or
You're the right kind of singer
Original Lyrics:
You're the right kind of sinner
Pat Benatar's, "Shadows of the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
They'll come to in the end
Original Lyrics:
They'll come true in the end
Phil Collins', "Two Hearts"
Misheard Lyrics:
Whenever you are
Original Lyrics:
Wherever you are
Precious Wilson's, "If I Loved You Less"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I loved you less, would you love me more?
Please hear me.
Original Lyrics:
If I loved you less, would you love me more sincerely?
Rush's, "Subdivisions"
Misheard Lyrics:
But the song-birds have no charms to soothe
The restless dreams of youth
Original Lyrics:
But the suburbs have no charms to soothe
The restless dreams of youth.
Scandal's, "Goodbye to You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Good god to you
Original Lyrics:
Goodbye to you
Shriekback's, "Everything That Rises Must Converge"
Misheard Lyrics:
She said, "I, I'm no Korea"
Kick up the soil, spoil a pattern in the sand
Original Lyrics:
She's saying, "Ay! Ay no corrida!"
Kick up the soil, spoil a pattern in the sand
The Motels', "Only the Lonely"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's like I told you, only the women can pay
Original Lyrics:
It's like I told you, only the lonely can play
The Motels', "Suddenly Last Summer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Once summer never ends
Once summer never began
Original Lyrics:
One summer never ends
One summer never began
Tracy Chapman's, "Fast Car"
Misheard Lyrics:
Be the one, be the one
Original Lyrics:
Be someone, be someone
U2's, "Pride (In The Name Of Love)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shut ring's eye in Memphis sky
Original Lyrics:
Shot rings out in the Memphis sky
 
1990s
Jesse Frederick's, "Family Matters Theme Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a rare condition, this day and age,
To read a good news in the newspaper page.
Lovin' condition of the grand desire, some people say it's even harder to find.
Well there must be some magic clue inside these jigsaw wars.
But all I see is a tower of dreams, real live people out of every scene.
Days go by, it's the biggest love of the family.
Original Lyrics:
It's a rare condition, this day and age,
To read any good news on the newspaper page.
Love and tradition of the grand design, some people say it's even harder to find.
Well then there must be some magic clue inside these gentle walls.
'Cause all I see is a tower of dreams
Real love burstin' out of every seam.
As days go by,
It's the bigger love of the family.
MC Hammer's, "U Can’t Touch This"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stop! Clementine!
Original Lyrics:
Stop! Hammer time!
MC Hammer's, "U Can’t Touch This"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stop! Clementine!
Original Lyrics:
Stop! Hammer time!
Madonna's, "Frozen"
Misheard Lyrics:
You are here
Original Lyrics:
You are the key
Mariah Carey's, "Hero"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the Empty Nest you felt will disappear
Original Lyrics:
And the emptiness you felt will disappear
Melissa Etheridge's, "If I Wanted To"
Misheard Lyrics:
I could dance Little Debbie on a Saturday night
Original Lyrics:
I could dance with the devil on a Saturday night
Michael Jackson's, "Blood On The Dance Floor"
Misheard Lyrics:
Susie got your number, 'cause Susie killed your friend.
Original Lyrics:
Susie got your number, and Susie ain't your friend.
Radiohead's, "Street Spirit (Fade Out)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bailout
Original Lyrics:
Fade out
Sarah McLachlan's, "Adia"
Misheard Lyrics:
You leave me hanging on
Original Lyrics:
Believe me, Adia
Sir Mix-a-Lot's, "Baby Got Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
(Being so horny)
Original Lyrics:
(Me so horny)
Smash Mouth's, "Walkin’ On the Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Surprises running out
Original Lyrics:
Supplies are running out
The Brian Setzer Orchestra's, "Jump, Jive an' Wail"
Misheard Lyrics:
You gotta jump, dive and then you swim
Original Lyrics:
You gotta jump, jive and then you wail
Tracy Chapman's, "Give Me One Reason"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, I got your mother
Original Lyrics:
Baby, I got your number
 
2000s
Staind's, "It’s Been Awhile"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let’s spin the bottle
Original Lyrics:
It’s been awhile
Vanessa Carlton's, "A Thousand Miles"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I could just haunt you
Original Lyrics:
If I could just hold you
Vitamin C's, "Graduation (Friends Forever)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Friends or never
Original Lyrics:
Friends forever
 
2010s
Twenty One Pilots', "Stressed Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wish we could turn back time, to the goo dold days, when the momma sang us to sleep but no we're stressed out
Original Lyrics:
Wish we could turn back time, to the good old days, when our momma sang us to sleep but now we're stressed out
 
misc
Maroon 5's, "Memories"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cheese to the ones that are gay
Original Lyrics:
Cheers to the ones that are dead
Niall Horan's, "No Judgement"
Misheard Lyrics:
No Churchill
Original Lyrics:
No Judgement

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