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1960s
Mel and Tim's, "Backfield in Motion"
Misheard Lyrics:
Settle down, I was too blind to see
Original Lyrics:
Second down, I was too blind to see
Peter, Paul, and Mary's, "This Train"
Misheard Lyrics:
No half-ton women, no cigar smokers
Original Lyrics:
No high-tone women, no cigar smokers
Strawberry Alarm Clock's, "Tomorrow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Together we can make it Pooh
Original Lyrics:
Together we can make it through
The Doors', "Gloria"
Misheard Lyrics:
Aria
Original Lyrics:
Gloria
 
1970s
Aerosmith's, "Dream On"
Misheard Lyrics:
See with me
Original Lyrics:
Sing with me
Bee Gees', "Jive Talkin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jabba talkin'
Original Lyrics:
Jive talkin'
Blue Magic's, "Sideshow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hooray hooray
Original Lyrics:
Hurry hurry
Boney M.'s, "Rasputin"
Misheard Lyrics:
But to Moscow cheeks it was such a lovely deal
Original Lyrics:
But to Moscow chicks he was such a lovely dear
Elton John's, "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Back to the town called Allenwood
Original Lyrics:
Back to the howling old owl in the woods
Les Humphries Singers', "Old Man Moses"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well I believe, oh yeah, what Old Man Moses said
Original Lyrics:
Well I believe, oh yeah, that Old Man Mose is dead
Neil Diamond's, "If You Know What I Mean"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cheers to the times we used to know
Original Lyrics:
Here's to the times we used to know
Steve Miller Band's, "The Joker"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a midnight toga.
Original Lyrics:
I'm a midnight toker.
The Guess Who's, "No Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
No time, not for you
Original Lyrics:
No time left for you
 
1980s
Bauhaus', "In The Flat Field"
Misheard Lyrics:
Love me passiously all night
Original Lyrics:
Let me catch this slit of light
Bauhaus', "The Passion of Lovers"
Misheard Lyrics:
(unintelligible) tit for tat
Original Lyrics:
The passion of lovers is for death
Berlin's, "Take My Breath Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
On this sandwich ocean
Finally lovers love to shave
Original Lyrics:
On this endless ocean
Finally lovers know no shame
Chicago's, "Hard Habit to Break"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're a hard apple to break
Original Lyrics:
You're a hard habit to break
Crowded House's, "Don't Dream It's Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey ya, hey ya
Original Lyrics:
Hey now, hey now
Crowded House's, "Don't Dream It's Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take off, take off
Original Lyrics:
They come, they come
Curiosity Killed The Cat's, "Down To Earth"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't wanna be myself
Original Lyrics:
Don't wanna be misled
Eddie Money's, "Take Me Home Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just like reticent
Original Lyrics:
Just like Ronnie said
Erasure's, "Drama"
Misheard Lyrics:
We all have the ability of freedom scratching
Original Lyrics:
We all have the ability, our freedom is fragile
Erasure's, "Drama"
Misheard Lyrics:
We all laugh when we cry, don't we?
We all bleed when we smile
Original Lyrics:
We all laugh and we cry, don't we?
We all bleed and we smile
Genesis', "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Polite, polite, polite
Original Lyrics:
Tonight, tonight, tonight
Men at Work's, "Down Under"
Misheard Lyrics:
You never run, you never take cover
Original Lyrics:
You better run, you better take cover
Mr. Mister's, "Kyrie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kyria lays upon the road that I must travel
Original Lyrics:
Kyrie eleison, down the road that I must travel.
Prince's, "Kiss"
Misheard Lyrics:
You don't have to be kitsch
Original Lyrics:
You don't have to be rich
Quiet Riot's, "Cum On Feel the Noize"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a needle threader
Original Lyrics:
I'm a mean go getter
Ratt's, "Round And Round"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dining car bells, abused the cells.
Original Lyrics:
Tightened our belts, abused ourselves.
Run-D.M.C.'s, "Jam Master Jammin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
The three of us are here, so have no fear,
De-pah-nit-dee-dee-pah, de-pah-nit-dit-dit clear.
Original Lyrics:
The creed is to hear, so have no fear,
Definition defined, the position is clear.
Samantha Fox's, "Touch Me (I Want Your Body)"
Misheard Lyrics:
This isn't right
Original Lyrics:
This is the night
The Escape Club's, "Wild, Wild West"
Misheard Lyrics:
Living in the rabies
Original Lyrics:
Living in the 80s
The Icical Workers', "Whisper to a Scream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sacrifices for the Uni Bomber
Original Lyrics:
Sacrifices for the New Nirvana
Trio's, "Da Da Da"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's your picnic, it's my picnic
Original Lyrics:
Ich lieb dich nicht du liebst mich nicht
 
1990s
4 Non-Blondes', "What's Up?"
Misheard Lyrics:
I pray for Saint Galday for revolution
Original Lyrics:
I pray every single day for a revolution.
Captain Hollywood Project's, "More and More"
Misheard Lyrics:
Foreign moron war
Original Lyrics:
More and more and more
Celine Dion's, "It's All Coming Back to Me Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you walk me like this
Original Lyrics:
If you want me like this
Dina Carroll's, "Don't Be a Stranger"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't understand the way I feel, I wanna feel so right
Original Lyrics:
I don't understand the way I feel although it feels so right
Doobie Brothers', "Blackwater"
Misheard Lyrics:
Black water keeps rollin' as fast as the Seine
Original Lyrics:
Black water keeps rollin' on past just the same
Misheard Lyrics:
Ahh, visions of you --- LSD
Original Lyrics:
I love visions of you endlessly
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not numbed out anymore
No longer feel the healing pain
Original Lyrics:
I'm not numbed out anymore
No longer filled with hate and pain
Oasis', "Don't Look Back in Anger"
Misheard Lyrics:
A sole pelican waits
Original Lyrics:
And so Sally can wait
Savage Garden's, "The Animal Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
And television freak show cops and rubbers everywhere.
Original Lyrics:
And television freak show cops and robbers everywhere
Sting's, "The Soul Cages"
Misheard Lyrics:
The mistress’s ars***lo
Original Lyrics:
the Mistress also
Wilson Phillips', "Hold On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hola for one more day
Original Lyrics:
Hold on for one more day
 
2000s
Default's, "Wasting My Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
Not wasting my time
Original Lyrics:
Now I'm wasting my time
Nickelback's, "How You Remind Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Are we in California?
or
Are we Californian?
Original Lyrics:
Are we having fun yet?
 
2010s
Black Veil Brides', "The Shattered God"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chances Best Buy
You'll never fly
Original Lyrics:
Chances passed by
You'll never fly
 
country
Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga's, "Rain on Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'd rather be drunk, but at least I'm alive
Original Lyrics:
I'd rather be dry, but at least I'm alive
 
misc
Tones and I's, "Ur So cOoL"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody’s talkin’ about six
Original Lyrics:
Everybody’s talkin’ about sex

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