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1950s
Sons of the Pioneers', "Maverick"
Misheard Lyrics:
Living in Jackson's heels
Original Lyrics:
Living on jacks and queens
 
1960s
Marvin Gaye's, "Too Busy Thinkin' About My Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I don't have the dime to think about
What makes the flowers grow
Original Lyrics:
And I don't have the time to think about
What makes the flowers grow
The Mindbenders', "Ashes to Ashes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Memories in smoke are turning to rice
Original Lyrics:
Memories in smoke are starting to rise
The Mindbenders', "Can't Live with You, Can't Live without You"
Misheard Lyrics:
And when I fart from you
Original Lyrics:
And when I'm far from you
The Rolling Stones', "It's Only Rock 'N' Roll (But I Like It)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know there's something f***ing wrong
But I like it
Original Lyrics:
I know it's only rock 'n' roll
But I like it
Tommy Roe's, "Sheila"
Misheard Lyrics:
I love you, Sheba, dear
Original Lyrics:
I love you, Sheila, dear
 
1970s
Blues Image's, "Ride Captain Ride"
Misheard Lyrics:
Upon your missing ship
Original Lyrics:
Upon your mystery ship
George Harrison's, "My Sweet Lord"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’m in New Zealand
Original Lyrics:
I really wanna see you
Gerry Rafferty's, "Right Down the Line"
Misheard Lyrics:
You got that hood on me
Original Lyrics:
You got that hold on me
Movie Scripts', "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are not AWOL
Original Lyrics:
We are not alone
Paul Simon's, "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover"
Misheard Lyrics:
You don’t need a Poloroid
Original Lyrics:
You don’t need to be coy, Roy
Pink Floyd's, "Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2"
Misheard Lyrics:
We don’t need no immigration
Original Lyrics:
We don’t need no education
The Hollies', "The Air That I Breathe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sometimes all I need is the big evergreen
Original Lyrics:
Sometimes all I need is the air that I breathe
War's, "Why Can’t We Be Friends?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why are we undressed?
Original Lyrics:
Why can’t we be friends?
 
1980s
Adam and the Ants', "Antmusic"
Misheard Lyrics:
So, I'll f*ck the jukebox and do us all a favour
Original Lyrics:
So unplug the jukebox and do us all a favour
Benny Mardones', "Into the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like you've ever seen
Original Lyrics:
Like you've never seen
Bruce Springsteen's, "Glory Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
Grolier
Original Lyrics:
Gloria
Dan Fogelberg's, "Leader of the Band"
Misheard Lyrics:
For they heard another caw
Original Lyrics:
For they heard another call
Dan Fogelberg's, "Longer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Longer than Amy Fisher's in the ocean
Original Lyrics:
Longer than there've been fishes in the ocean
Eurythmics', "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who am I on channel 3?
Original Lyrics:
Who am I to disagree?
Gary Moore's, "Out in the Field"
Misheard Lyrics:
I, inner feel
Original Lyrics:
Out in the field
Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam's, "Head to Toe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ooh, baby, I think I love you over the zone
Original Lyrics:
Ooh, baby, I think I love you from head to toe
Madness', "It Must Be Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Have as much as I do
Original Lyrics:
Half as much as I do
Martika's, "Toy Soldiers"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you hear the Temptations call
Original Lyrics:
When you hear temptation call
Movie Scripts', "The Adventures of Milo and Otis"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're a strange looking cat, he steals
Original Lyrics:
"You're a strange looking cat!", he squeals
Movie Scripts', "The Terminator"
Misheard Lyrics:
This isn't really Heather, is it?
Original Lyrics:
This isn't real leather, is it?
Rolling Stones', "Start Me Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yugoslavia
Yugoslavia, I’ll never stop.
Original Lyrics:
You can start me up
You can start me up, I'll never stop.
Starship's, "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like the world of rumblers
Original Lyrics:
Like the world around us
 
1990s
Beastie Boys', "Intergalactic"
Misheard Lyrics:
Intergalactic yacktic yacktic.
Yacktic yacktic Intergalactic.
I gotta take a s***.
I gotta take a s***.
Original Lyrics:
Intergalactic planetary
Planetary, intergalactic
Another dimension
Another dimension
Elton John's, "The One"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're all I ever seeing
Original Lyrics:
You're all I ever needed
Michael Jackson's, "Human Nature"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweet seducing signs
Original Lyrics:
Sweet seducing sighs
Movie Scripts', "Aladdin (1992)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ten thousand years in the Cave of Wonders ought to chill him out!
Original Lyrics:
Ten thousand years in the Cave of Wonders, off to jail, here, now!
Movie Scripts', "Terminator 2: Judgement Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
Drop the ship!
Original Lyrics:
Drop the s***!
New Kids on the Block's, "Step by Step"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stack the deck, ooh baby
Gonna get to the cards
Original Lyrics:
Step by step, ooh baby
Gonna get to you girl
Paula Abdul's, "Rush Rush"
Misheard Lyrics:
A knee with me
Original Lyrics:
Agree with me
Paula Cole's, "I Don't Want to Wait"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stories
Original Lyrics:
Sorry
Snap!'s, "Rhythm is a Dancer"
Misheard Lyrics:
River-Riverdancing
Original Lyrics:
Rhythm is a dancer
Theme Songs', "Pokemon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Each Pokèmon to understand
The power that's inside
Original Lyrics:
Teach Pokèmon to understand
The power that's inside
 
2000s
Linkin Park's, "Wth>You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm nothing without you, I'll always be with you
Original Lyrics:
With or without you, I'll always be with you
Movie Scripts', "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines"
Misheard Lyrics:
No phone, not undressed
Original Lyrics:
No phone, no address
Movie Scripts', "Terminator Salvation"
Misheard Lyrics:
You are doing something very local
Original Lyrics:
You are doing something very noble
Rihanna featuring Sean Paul's, "Break It Off"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause you got me seeing Barney
Original Lyrics:
'Cause you got me feeling naughty
Sheryl Crow's, "Soak Up the Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
To win this summer view now
Original Lyrics:
To win me some of your love
 
2010s
Alexandra Stan's, "Mr. Saxobeat"
Misheard Lyrics:
You are the one in me
Original Lyrics:
You are the one I need
Christina Aguilera's, "Your Body"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tonight's your f***ing night
Original Lyrics:
Tonight's your lucky night
Hot Dad's, "Cowboy Bebop"
Misheard Lyrics:
Face different space geeks
Original Lyrics:
Phase difference space gates
Movie Scripts', "Terminator Genisys"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm gonna find my parents' spouse
Original Lyrics:
I'm gonna find my parents' house
Movie Scripts', "Terminator: Dark Fate"
Misheard Lyrics:
No, I'm just going to take your champagne booze
Original Lyrics:
No, I'm just going to take your shoes and boots
 
country
Vern Gosdin's, "Set 'Em Up Joe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cinnamon Joe ain't washing the floor
Original Lyrics:
Set 'em up, Joe, and play "Walking the Floor"
 
misc
Traditional's, "Alphabet Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now I’m watching ABC
Original Lyrics:
Now I know my ABCs

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