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1950s
Kenny Loggins', "Danger Zone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Am I Right is not secure!
Original Lyrics:
Highway to the danger zone!
Little Richard's, "Long Tall Sally"
Misheard Lyrics:
He saw Mary coming and he ducked back in the aloe, baby!
Original Lyrics:
He saw Mary coming and he ducked back in the alley, baby!
 
1960s
? and the Mysterians', "96 Tears"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're gonna drive 96 speed
Original Lyrics:
You're gonna cry 96 tears
Bee Gees', "I Started a Joke"
Misheard Lyrics:
I started a jolt
Original Lyrics:
I started a joke
Bob Dylan's, "Blowin' in the Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
How many seats must a wife doth set, before she sleeps in the sack?
Original Lyrics:
How many seas must a white dove sail, before she sleeps in the sand?
The Beach Boys', "Do You Wanna Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do you wanna dance under the movies?
Original Lyrics:
Do you wanna dance under the moonlight?
The Shangri-Las', "Leader of the Pack"
Misheard Lyrics:
The leader of the band
Original Lyrics:
The leader of the pack
The Shangri-Las', "Remember (Walkin' in the Sand)"
Misheard Lyrics:
The night was so residing
Original Lyrics:
The night was so exciting
 
1970s
ABBA's, "Money, Money, Money"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a Michigan's world
Original Lyrics:
It's a rich man's world
Barbra Streisand's, "No More Tears (Enough is Enough)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is it love? Is it love? Is it love?
Original Lyrics:
Is enough, is enough, is enough...
Barry White's, "Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is it in your kids?
Original Lyrics:
Is it in your kiss?
Bee Gees', "Night Fever"
Misheard Lyrics:
Night beaver
Original Lyrics:
Night Fever
Carpenters', "Top of the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
No one's put me at the top of the world
Original Lyrics:
Your love's put me at the top of the world
Cyndi Grecco's, "Making Our Dreams Come True"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got a feeling we'll just go now
Original Lyrics:
Got a feeling we just know now
Elton John's, "Philadelphia Freedom"
Misheard Lyrics:
I used to be a roller coaster
Original Lyrics:
I used to be a rolling stone, you know
France Joli's, "Come to Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I will chauffeur you from the store
Original Lyrics:
I will shelter you from the storm
Grand Funk Railroad's, "We're an American Band"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're on American Bandstand
Original Lyrics:
We're an American band
Heart's, "Dog & Butterfly"
Misheard Lyrics:
And she wrote back down
Original Lyrics:
And she rode back down
Stevie Wonder's, "Sir Duke"
Misheard Lyrics:
But you can tell right away with Doctor J
Original Lyrics:
But you can tell right away at letter A
The Brothers Johnson's, "Strawberry Letter 23"
Misheard Lyrics:
A puzzle for you
Original Lyrics:
A present for you
The Clash's, "Clash City Rockers"
Misheard Lyrics:
You need a little jump of electrical shoppers
Original Lyrics:
You need a little jump of electrical shockers
The Hollies', "I'm Alive"
Misheard Lyrics:
Apple pie, apple pie, apple pie...
Original Lyrics:
I'm alive, I'm alive, I'm alive...
 
1980s
Adam Ant's, "Goody Two Shoes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gimme two shoes
Original Lyrics:
Goody Two Shoes
Bette Midler's, "The Rose"
Misheard Lyrics:
It is in Florida
Original Lyrics:
It is a flower
Diana Ross', "Upside Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
You give me love distinctively
Original Lyrics:
You're giving love instinctively
Donna Summer's, "On the Radio"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I knew just who they met
Original Lyrics:
But I knew just who they meant
Donna Summer's, "She Works for the Money"
Misheard Lyrics:
So hard foreign money
Original Lyrics:
So hard for it, honey
Elton John's, "Blue Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Little eyes
Original Lyrics:
blue eyes
Genesis', "That's All"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's only the same old song
Original Lyrics:
It's only a shame, that's all
Lipps, Inc.'s, "Funkytown"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got a boom box
Original Lyrics:
Gotta move on
Rod Stewart's, "Young Turks"
Misheard Lyrics:
Titus on your side
Original Lyrics:
Time is on your side
The Rolling Stones', "Harlem Shuffle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do the Holland Shuffle
Original Lyrics:
Do the Harlem Shuffle
Tina Turner's, "Better Be Good to Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Battery
Original Lyrics:
Better be
 
1990s
3 Doors Down's, "Here Without You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've heard this life is underrated
Original Lyrics:
I've heard this life is overrated
After 7's, "Can't Stop"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm working on you
You're working on me
Original Lyrics:
I'm kicking on you
You're kicking on me
Celine Dion's, "That's the Way it Is"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you question me for a single answer
Original Lyrics:
When you question me for a simple answer
Guns n' Roses', "Don't Cry"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't you try
Original Lyrics:
Don't you cry
Mary J. Blige's, "I Can Love You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can love you badly
Original Lyrics:
I can love you better
Poison's, "Something to Believe In"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get something for believin'
Original Lyrics:
I'm giving something to believe in
Richard Marx and Donna Lewis', "At the Beginning"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wonderful children
Original Lyrics:
Wonderful journey
Sarah McLachlan's, "Angel"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don’t make no dividends
Original Lyrics:
Don’t make no difference
Technotronic's, "Rockin' Over The Beat"
Misheard Lyrics:
And only for you
Original Lyrics:
Stand only for you
The Verve Pipe's, "The Freshmen"
Misheard Lyrics:
We were made with fresh milk
Original Lyrics:
We were merely freshmen
U2's, "Even Better Than the Real Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Even better than 3D
Original Lyrics:
Even better than the real thing
Warrant's, "Cherry Pie"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's so terrified
Original Lyrics:
She's my cherry pie
 
2000s
Fall Out Boy's, "Sugar, We're Goin' Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know you got Top Cat
Original Lyrics:
A loaded God complex
Fountains of Wayne's, "Stacy's Mom"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm in love with Stacy's son
Original Lyrics:
I'm in love with Stacy's mom
Gnarls Barkley's, "Crazy"
Misheard Lyrics:
I will be crazy
Original Lyrics:
I may be crazy
Maroon 5's, "Makes Me Wonder"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause I don't believe in you, Andy Warhol, Andy Warhol
Original Lyrics:
'Cause I don't believe in you anymore, anymore
The Ataris', "The Boys of Summer"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can tell you
Original Lyrics:
I can see you

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