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1960s
Blood, Sweat, and Tears', "Spinning Wheel"
Misheard Lyrics:
Talkin' 'bout your troubles and you never yearn
Original Lyrics:
Talkin' 'bout your troubles and you never learn
Bobby Vee's, "Devil or Angel"
Misheard Lyrics:
Double-up angel
Original Lyrics:
Devil or angel
Disney's Mary Poppins', "A Spoonful of Sugar"
Misheard Lyrics:
And hence they find their task is not a grind
Original Lyrics:
And hence they find their task is not a rhyme
Jimmy Jones', "Good Timin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
Carmen
Original Lyrics:
Timin'
The Four Tops', "Baby I Need Your Lovin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby I need your money
Original Lyrics:
Baby I need your lovin'
The Monkees', "Look Out (Here Comes Tomorrow)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wish I owned a long farm
Original Lyrics:
Wish I only loved one
The Searchers', "Love Potion Number Nine"
Misheard Lyrics:
I didn't know if I could stay all night
Original Lyrics:
I didn't know if it was day or night
Van Morrison's, "Brown-Eyed Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, why the weako?
Original Lyrics:
Hey, why don't we go?
 
1970s
Bay City Rollers', "Saturday Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's just a seven-day night
Original Lyrics:
It's just a Saturday night
Bee Gees', "How Deep Is Your Love?"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you come to me with some Summer's Eve
Original Lyrics:
And you come to me on a summer's breeze
Billy Joel's, "Piano Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the waitress is practicing parrot tricks
Original Lyrics:
And the waitress is practicing politics
Eric Carmen's, "Change of Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
So if you ever have to change the part
Original Lyrics:
So if you ever have a change of heart
Harry Chapin's, "Cat's in the Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know we'll have a good time, damn!
Original Lyrics:
You know we'll have a good time then
Hot Chocolate's, "You Sexy Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I believe in Malcolm,
You suck so bad.
Original Lyrics:
I believe in miracles,
You sexy thing.
Isaac Hayes', "Theme from Shaft"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shark!
Original Lyrics:
Shaft!
Kool & the Gang's, "Jungle Boogie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Double bungee
Original Lyrics:
Jungle Boogie
Misheard Lyrics:
Walk around you
Original Lyrics:
Look around you
Luv''s, "Trojan Horse"
Misheard Lyrics:
You came up to the door like a Trojan Horse
Original Lyrics:
You came in through the door like a Trojan Horse
Spinners', "Could It Be I'm Falling in Love?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You made me such a chatty boy
Original Lyrics:
You made me such a happy boy
Spinners', "I'll Be Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be allowed
Original Lyrics:
I'll be around
Steely Dan's, "Josie"
Misheard Lyrics:
When Jersey comes home
Original Lyrics:
When Josie comes home
Stevie Wonder's, "Higher Ground"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sodas keep on warrin'
Original Lyrics:
Soldiers keep on warrin'
The Four Seasons', "Who Loves You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who's gonna love a llama?
Original Lyrics:
Who's gonna love you mama?
 
1980s
Bon Jovi's, "Never Say Goodbye"
Misheard Lyrics:
Holding on without a child
Original Lyrics:
Holding on, we gotta try
Cameo's, "Word Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Swirlon
Original Lyrics:
Word up
Charlene's, "I've Never Been to Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've been to the East, and the Isle of Greece
While I sipped champagne from the yacht.
Original Lyrics:
I've been to Nice, and the Isle of Greece
While I sipped champagne on the yacht.
Earth, Wind & Fire's, "Let's Groove"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh my
Original Lyrics:
All night
Fun Boy Three's, "Tunnel Of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
You fall in people
Original Lyrics:
You fall in feet first
Gloria Estefan's, "Oye Mi Canto"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh yeah, can I get food down?
Oh yes, they can't do, give me medicine.
Original Lyrics:
Alguien tiene que escuchar
Oye este canto que ya va a empezar
Madonna's, "Who's That Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pooh's that bear
Original Lyrics:
Who's that girl?
Mental as Anything's, "Live It Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hello girl, that's just the point
OR
How long girl, that's just the point
Original Lyrics:
Hey lonely girl, that's just the point
Michael Sembello's, "Maniac"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just a steamed-down girl on a Saturday night
Original Lyrics:
Just a steel town girl on a Saturday night
Phil Collins and Marilyn Martin's, "Separate Lives"
Misheard Lyrics:
So you fill that void
Original Lyrics:
So you build that wall
Starship's, "We Built This City"
Misheard Lyrics:
My Tony plays "La Bamba"
Original Lyrics:
Marconi plays the mamba
Steve Winwood's, "While You See a Chance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bad romance
Original Lyrics:
Come romance
The B-52's', "Love Shack"
Misheard Lyrics:
The Love Shack is a mineral place
Original Lyrics:
The Love Shack is a little old place
Toto's, "Africa"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's gonna take a lobster's steak away from you
Original Lyrics:
It's gonna take a lot to take me away from you
UB40's, "Red Red Wine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can't get you overnight
Original Lyrics:
Can't get you off my mind
 
1990s
10,000 Maniacs', "These Are Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
Build the whole world
Original Lyrics:
Will the whole world...
Beastie Boys', "Intergalactic"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll still fry you and I'll walk
Original Lyrics:
I'll still fry you in my wok
Cher's, "Believe"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't believe in you anymore
Original Lyrics:
I don't need you anymore
Depeche Mode's, "Enjoy the Silence"
Misheard Lyrics:
Words are very honest and scary
Original Lyrics:
Words are very unnecessary
Martin Page's, "In the House of Stone and Light"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shall not cry for the apartment I leave behind
Original Lyrics:
I shall not cry for the blind man I leave behind
Positive K's, "I Got A Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm Big Daddy Long's strokin' your man's Pee Wee Herman
Original Lyrics:
I'm Big Daddy Long Stroke, and your man's Pee Wee Herman
Radiohead's, "Black Star"
Misheard Lyrics:
Blame it on the Samurai
Original Lyrics:
Blame it on the satellite
Radiohead's, "Pearly"
Misheard Lyrics:
Prog rock cafes
Original Lyrics:
From hard rock cafes
 
2000s
Jay-Z featuring Alicia Keys', "Empire State of Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Concrete Jungle wet oh mato
Original Lyrics:
Concrete Jungle where dreams are made of
 
2010s
Colbie Caillat's, "Brighter Than the Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Boy, we go together
Like peanuts and mayonnaise
Like honey and reggae
Original Lyrics:
Boy we go together
Like peanuts and paydays
And Marley and reggae
Porter Robinson's, "100% in the B***h"
Misheard Lyrics:
You probably think it's time
For another sensei's f**king Japanese lessons
Original Lyrics:
You probably think it's time
For Namasensei's f**king Japanese lessons
Twenty One Pilots', "Pet Cheetah"
Misheard Lyrics:
Petri Dish, Petri Dish
Original Lyrics:
Pet Cheetah, Pet Cheetah

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