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1960s
Joni Mitchell's, "The Circle Game"
Misheard Lyrics:
At the Circle K
Original Lyrics:
In the circle game
Lesley Gore's, "It's My Party"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's not Barney and I'll cry if I want to
Original Lyrics:
It's my party and I'll cry if I want to
The Animals', "It's My Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
So girl, throw out...Avatar!
Original Lyrics:
So girl, throw out...any doubt!
The Cowsills', "Hair"
Misheard Lyrics:
My hair isn't fried
Original Lyrics:
My hair is a fright
The Crystals', "Da Doo Ron Ron"
Misheard Lyrics:
They do run run run, they do run run
Original Lyrics:
Da doo ron ron ron, da doo ron ron
The Four Tops', "Bernadette"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pergament
Original Lyrics:
Bernadette
Three Dog Night's, "One"
Misheard Lyrics:
Two can be a fat ass one
Original Lyrics:
Two can be as bad as one
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a phony
or
Like a horny
Original Lyrics:
Ride your pony
 
1970s
Andrea True Connection's, "More, More, More"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get the calendar rolling
Original Lyrics:
Get the cameras rolling
Bruce Springsteen's, "Born to Run"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby we were overrun
Original Lyrics:
Baby we were born to run
Carl Douglas', "Kung Fu Fighting"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody was tofu biting
Original Lyrics:
Everybody was kung fu fighting
Creedence Clearwater Revival's, "Run Through The Jungle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Better run through the Jong Un
Original Lyrics:
Better run through the jungle
Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show's, "Sylvia's Mother"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sylvia's marmoset
Original Lyrics:
Sylvia's mother says
Earth, Wind & Fire's, "Reasons"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’m in the road place
Original Lyrics:
I’m in the wrong place
Eric Clapton's, "Wonderful Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
So I gave her the copies
Original Lyrics:
So I gave her the car keys
Fleetwood Mac's, "Rihannon (Will You Ever Win)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Preamble
Original Lyrics:
Rihannon
Fleetwood Mac's, "Rihannon (Will You Ever Win)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Will it ever end?
Original Lyrics:
Will you ever win?
Hot's, "Angel in Your Arms"
Misheard Lyrics:
It’s gonna be the deviled eggs someone else
Original Lyrics:
It’s gonna be the devil in someone else
Hot's, "Angel in Your Arms"
Misheard Lyrics:
It’s gonna be the deviled eggs someone else
Original Lyrics:
It’s gonna be the devil in someone else
Neil Diamond's, "Cracklin' Rosie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cracklin' Rose, you're a straw-born woman
Original Lyrics:
Cracklin' Rose, you're a store-bought woman,
 
1980s
DeBarge's, "Rhythm of the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shake your booze right away
Original Lyrics:
Shake your blues right away
Def Leppard's, "Love Bites"
Misheard Lyrics:
Beginning of song:
This is yogurt living in sex Bachelorette! Lift weights!

End of song:
Think you got anatomy of sex Orgy! Life waits!
Original Lyrics:
If you've got love in your sights, watch out! Love bites!
Deniece Williams', "Let's Hear It for the Boy"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's washing every time
Original Lyrics:
He's watching every dime
Elvis Costello's, "Oliver's Army"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't start me porking I could pork all night
Original Lyrics:
Don't start me talking I could talk all night
Falco's, "Der Kommissar"
Misheard Lyrics:
Out in the room
Original Lyrics:
Drah' di net um
Michael McDonald's, "Sweet Freedom"
Misheard Lyrics:
We'll keep our spirit alive, all day long.
Original Lyrics:
We'll keep the spirit alive, on and on.
Whitney Houston's, "Run to You"
Misheard Lyrics:
That you just don’t seem
Original Lyrics:
That you just don’t see
 
1990s
Alanis Morissette's, "You Oughta Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is she converted like me?
Original Lyrics:
Is she perverted like me?
Misheard Lyrics:
Step off the tracks
Original Lyrics:
Step off the train
Jann Arden's, "Insensitive"
Misheard Lyrics:
In Sicily
Original Lyrics:
Insensitive
Michael Bolton's, "Love Is a Wonderful Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain't no conjunction
Original Lyrics:
Ain't no conjecture
Prince's, "1999"
Misheard Lyrics:
Could've sworn it was just a day
Original Lyrics:
Could've sworn it was judgement day
Queen Latifah's, "Ladies First"
Misheard Lyrics:
The mustard lime
Original Lyrics:
They must be blind
Radiohead's, "Karma Police"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wait a minute there, I'll ask myself
Original Lyrics:
For a minute there, I lost myself
Sir Mix-A-Lot's, "Baby Got Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
I like big butts and I cannot lie, the Warner Brothers can't deny
Original Lyrics:
I like big butts and I cannot lie, your other brothers can't deny
Sky Cries Mary's, "Circus Church"
Misheard Lyrics:
This rain on the fire
Original Lyrics:
Let’s bring on the fire
Spice Girls', "Too Much"
Misheard Lyrics:
Honey too tight
Original Lyrics:
Hold me too tight
Theme Songs', "Animaniacs"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just before we run around the Warner Movie Lot
Original Lyrics:
Just for fun we run around the Warner Movie Lot
Theme Songs', "Animaniacs"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just before we run around the Warner Movie Lot
Original Lyrics:
Just for fun we run around the Warner Movie Lot
 
2000s
Bon Jovi's, "It's My Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's not right, and it's now a marrow
Original Lyrics:
It's my life, and it's now or never
Norah Jones', "Don't Know Why"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I'll be a marrowbone
Original Lyrics:
But I'll be a bag of bones
Norah Jones', "Don't Know Why"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I'll be available
Original Lyrics:
But I'll be a bag of bones
Norah Jones', "Don't Know Why"
Misheard Lyrics:
My heart is dressed in white
Original Lyrics:
My heart is drenched in wine
 
2010s
Halsey's, "Gasoline"
Misheard Lyrics:
I think there's a fly in my coat...
Original Lyrics:
I think there's a flaw in my code...
Halsey's, "Gasoline"
Misheard Lyrics:
Would you take yourself apart to entertain like me?
Original Lyrics:
Would you tear yourself apart to entertain like me?
Halsey's, "Gasoline"
Misheard Lyrics:
Would you use your water bill to drop the strain like me?
Original Lyrics:
Would you use your water bill to dry the stain like me?
Halsey's, "Gasoline"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're fake, so made up, living like a screen...
Original Lyrics:
With your face all made up,living on a screen...
 
country
Commercial's, "Sunsweet Prunes"
Misheard Lyrics:
And it feels good in me
Original Lyrics:
It's that feel-good feeling
Mark Chesnutt's, "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Concealing if I dream of you
Original Lyrics:
'Cause even when I dream of you
Mark Chesnutt's, "It's a Little Too Late"
Misheard Lyrics:
She was gold
Original Lyrics:
She was gone

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