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1960s
Blood, Sweat, and Tears', "Spinning Wheel"
Misheard Lyrics:
Would you mind a reflecting slign
Original Lyrics:
Would you mind a reflecting sign
Eddie Floyd's, "Knock on Wood"
Misheard Lyrics:
I think I'd better knock, knock, knock on you
Original Lyrics:
I think I'd better knock, knock, knock on wood
Harry Nilsson's, "Everybody's Talkin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sailing on some of these
Original Lyrics:
Sailing on summer breeze
 
1970s
Barry Manilow's, "Copacabana"
Misheard Lyrics:
And when he finished, he called a robot
Original Lyrics:
And when he finished, he called Rover
Boomtown Rats', "I Don't Like Mondays"
Misheard Lyrics:
The Telex machine is kept so clean and it types to a waiting whirr
Original Lyrics:
The Telex machine is kept so clean and it types to a waiting world
Canned Heat's, "Let's Work Together"
Misheard Lyrics:
In this life for hours
Original Lyrics:
In this life of ours
Charlie Daniels Band's, "The Devil Went Down to Georgia"
Misheard Lyrics:
I give it to you once, you son-of-a-bitch - I'm the best that ever been!
Original Lyrics:
I done told you once, you son-of-a-bitch - I'm the best that ever been!
Elvis Costello's, "Oliver's Army"
Misheard Lyrics:
We could sell you to Joanna's book
Original Lyrics:
We could send you to Johannesburg
Eric Clapton's, "Promises"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got a brother we can relate
Original Lyrics:
I got a problem. Can you relate?
Fleetwood Mac's, "Dreams"
Misheard Lyrics:
Say women they will come and they will go
When the rain comes in it'll clean your nose.
Original Lyrics:
Say women, they will come and they will go
When the rain washes you clean, you'll know.
Jean Knight's, "Mr. Big Stuff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mr. Mister
Original Lyrics:
Mr. Big Stuff
Kris Kristofferson's, "Me And Bobby McGee"
Misheard Lyrics:
Somewhere near Salenas Lord, I let her slip away
Original Lyrics:
Then somewhere miscellaneous Lord, I let her slip away
Rod Stewart's, "Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain't nobody gonna start a fire
Original Lyrics:
Ain't nobody gonna stop us now
The Partridge Family's, "I Think I Love You"
Misheard Lyrics:
That keeps a noggin for my brain
Original Lyrics:
That keeps knockin' 'round by brain
The Who's, "Behind Blue Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
To be the Batman
Original Lyrics:
To be the bad man
Toto's, "Hold the Line"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's not in the way that you love me
Original Lyrics:
It's not in the way that you hold me
 
1980s
Benny Mardones', "Into the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I could drive, I'd pick you up.
Original Lyrics:
If I could fly, I'd pick you up.
Billy Joel's, "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nowadays you can't go to Sacramento
Original Lyrics:
Nowadays you can't be too sentimental
Elton John's, "Little Jeannie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, little beanie
Original Lyrics:
Oh, little jeannie
John Mellencamp's, "Small Town"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's katydid in a small town
Original Lyrics:
Educated in a small town
Kenny Loggins', "Danger Zone"
Misheard Lyrics:
He is under tension, beggin' you to touch your hole
Original Lyrics:
Metal under tension, beggin' you to touch and go
Kenny Loggins', "Danger Zone"
Misheard Lyrics:
He is under tension, beggin' you to touch your hole
Original Lyrics:
Metal under tension, beggin' you to touch and go
Michael Jackson's, "Another Part Of Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're just another Quartermain.
Original Lyrics:
Your just another part of me.
Prince's, "Little Red Corvette"
Misheard Lyrics:
Little red courgette
Original Lyrics:
Little red Corvette
Prince's, "Raspberry Beret"
Misheard Lyrics:
My boss was lecturing me.
Original Lyrics:
My boss was Mr. McGee.
Queen's, "The Invisible Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Professor.
Original Lyrics:
Who goes there?
Queen's, "The Invisible Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sa ride through me.
Original Lyrics:
See right through me.
Misheard Lyrics:
Put a little love in this heart of mine.
Original Lyrics:
True love is hard to find.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers', "Don't Come Around Here No More"
Misheard Lyrics:
You talk through my door
Original Lyrics:
You darken my door
When in Rome's, "The Promise"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's not for Nintendo
Original Lyrics:
It's not what intended
 
1990s
Blackstreet's, "No Diggity"
Misheard Lyrics:
By no means that dress is on when she's gone to heaven
OR
By no means that bra is on when she's got a habit
Original Lyrics:
By no means average, she's on when she's got to have it
Blackstreet's, "No Diggity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Strictly fish, you don't play around
'Cause I'd much rather gag games by the town
Original Lyrics:
Strictly biz, she don't play around
Cover much ground, got game by the pound
Blur's, "Song 2"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got my headset
Original Lyrics:
I got my head checked
Everclear's, "Father of Mine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Father of the bride
Original Lyrics:
Father of mine
Everclear's, "I Will Buy You a New Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
I will buy you an apartment
Original Lyrics:
I will buy you a garden
Everclear's, "Santa Monica"
Misheard Lyrics:
We all live inside the ocean
Original Lyrics:
We all live beside the ocean
Genesis', "Jesus He Knows Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well finally practicing what I'm preaching. Well I'm finally making sacrifice. But I can get you a pocket full of R&B records if you promise to be good try to be nice God will take good care of you just do as I say or do as I do.
Original Lyrics:
Won't find me practising what I'm preaching won't find me making no sacrifice but I can get you a pocketful of miracles if you promise to be good, try to be nice God will take good care of you just do as I say, don't do as I do
Londonbeat's, "I've Been Thinking About You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've been singing about you
or
I've been dreaming about you
Original Lyrics:
I've been thinking about you
Misheard Lyrics:
It keeps me tonight
Original Lyrics:
It keeps me alive
Matchbox 20's, "Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be stung
Original Lyrics:
I'll be stunned
Paula Cole's, "I Don't Want to Wait"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't want to wait for my lunch to get colder
Original Lyrics:
I don't want to wait for our lives to be over
Prince's, "Cream"
Misheard Lyrics:
You were bit
Original Lyrics:
You were hit
Sister Hazel's, "All for You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Worse can say
Original Lyrics:
Words can say
Take That's, "How Deep Is Your Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you come to me on a supper breeze
Original Lyrics:
And you come to me on a summer breeze
 
2000s
Belle and Sebastian's, "I Fought in a War"
Misheard Lyrics:
It stretched before me infinitely, I couldn't really think
Of Davie or Niles
Original Lyrics:
It stretched before me infinitely, I couldn't really think
Of the day beyond now
Misheard Lyrics:
Now it's ringing more than ever
Original Lyrics:
Now it's raining more than ever
 
2010s
French Montana's, "Unforgettable"
Misheard Lyrics:
had enough coco for 24
Original Lyrics:
I had enough convo for 24
Tove Lo's, "Cool Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a cougar
Original Lyrics:
I'm a cool girl
 
country
Vern Gosdin's, "Set 'Em Up Joe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cinnamon Joe claims he's washing the floor
Original Lyrics:
Set 'em up, Joe, and play "Walking the Floor"
 
misc
Traditional's, "John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt"
Misheard Lyrics:
His name is Marley, too
Original Lyrics:
His name is my name, too

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