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1960s
Dion and the Belmonts', "Runaround Sue"
Misheard Lyrics:
A touch of my hand and these girls won't be friends
Original Lyrics:
A touch of my hand and this girl's warm embrace
Freddy Cannon's, "Palisades Park"
Misheard Lyrics:
I have that bear a hug
In the turbulent love
Original Lyrics:
I gave that girl a hug
In the Tunnel of Love
Misheard Lyrics:
You’ll have a pair of dice
Original Lyrics:
You’ll have to pay the price
Shirley Bassey's, "Goldfinger"
Misheard Lyrics:
This heart is gold
Original Lyrics:
This heart is cold
Terry Stafford's, "Suspicion"
Misheard Lyrics:
I thought I'd leave
Original Lyrics:
Why torture me?
The Supremes', "Come See About Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
So won’t you hurt me?
Original Lyrics:
So won’t you hurry?
Tommy James and the Shondells', "I Think We’re Alone Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Children beware
Original Lyrics:
Children behave
 
1970s
Bay City Rollers', "Saturday Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
I-I-I-I love her so I-I-I-I'm gonna get a blow
Original Lyrics:
I-I-I-I love her so I-I-I-I'm gonna let her know
Bay City Rollers', "Saturday Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
S-S-S-Stammering night
Original Lyrics:
S-S-S-Saturday night
Carly Simon's, "That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be"
Misheard Lyrics:
His cigarette grows in the dust
Original Lyrics:
His cigarette glows in the dark
Commercial's, "Chips Ahoy (Chocolate Mountain)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And if you like a tasty Chocolate Mountain Boy
Munchy, crunchy chip full of Chips Ahoy
Original Lyrics:
And if you like a taste of Chocolate Mountain, boy
Munch-a, crunch-a chocolate chip-filled Chips Ahoy
David Bowie's, "Life on Mars"
Misheard Lyrics:
Making love to his seagull
Original Lyrics:
making love to his ego
James Taylor's, "Your Smiling Face"
Misheard Lyrics:
How much stronger?
Original Lyrics:
How much longer?
Rod Stewart's, "Maggie May"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maggie, I wish I'd never be your fave
Original Lyrics:
Maggie, I wish I'd never see your face
Sex Pistols', "Anarchy In The U.K."
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna destroy block supply.
Original Lyrics:
I wanna destroy passers-by.
Supertramp's, "Goodbye Stranger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Was it early morning yesterday?
Original Lyrics:
Was an early morning yesterday
The Doobie Brothers', "You Belong to Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
You’ve been gone with me
Original Lyrics:
You belong to me
 
1980s
Billy Joel's, "Uptown Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Upskirt girl
She's my upskirt girl
Original Lyrics:
Uptown girl
She's my uptown girl
BulletBoys', "Smooth Up in Ya"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll send shivers
Watch and shiver
Original Lyrics:
Oh I send shivers.
(Smooth up in ya)
Hot Chocolate's, "It Started with a Kiss"
Misheard Lyrics:
I couldn't hold on to your Mum
I couldn't hold on to my dream
Original Lyrics:
I couldn't hold on to your love
I couldn't hold on to my dream
Martha and the Muffins', "Echo Beach"
Misheard Lyrics:
Echo Beach borrow a windchime
Original Lyrics:
Echo Beach far away in time
Michael Jackson's, "Rock with You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna bark with you
Original Lyrics:
I wanna rock with you
Richard Marx's, "Hold On to the Nights"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hold on to the melodies
Original Lyrics:
Hold on to the memories
Scritti Politti's, "Wood Beez"
Misheard Lyrics:
Each time I go to bed I pray like Urethra Franklin
Original Lyrics:
Each time I go to bed I pray like Aretha Franklin
Squeeze's, "Cool for Cats"
Misheard Lyrics:
A fancy that's so fancy that I want a piece of flesh
I'll give a little missile and I'll spend a little cash
But all I get is be-er and a nasty little rash
Original Lyrics:
I fancy this, I fancy that, I wanna be so flash
I give a little muscle and I spend a little cash
But all I get is bitter and a nasty little rash
Steely Dan's, "Time Out of Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
It’s affection
Original Lyrics:
It’s perfection
Weird Al Yankovic's, "I Lost on Jeopardy!"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, I'm giving up Don Pablo's
Original Lyrics:
Well, I'm giving up Don Pardo
 
1990s
Boyz II Men's, "I'll Make Love to You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Break my heart in two
Original Lyrics:
When you want me to
Fatboy Slim's, "The Rockafeller Skank"
Misheard Lyrics:
Spice Girl, Spice Girl, Spice Girl, sumo Jack, sumo Jack
Original Lyrics:
Right about, right about, right about, rockafeller, rockafeller
Imperial Teen's, "Yoo Hoo"
Misheard Lyrics:
I ate soup, I ate soup, I ate soup (this soup is good)
Original Lyrics:
I yoo hoo, I yoo hoo.
Mark Morrison's, "Return of the Mack"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, no one on the phone
Original Lyrics:
Baby, now I got the flow
Mark Morrison's, "Return of the Mack"
Misheard Lyrics:
One second
Original Lyrics:
Once again
Michael Bolton's, "When a Man Loves a Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
When a man was a robot
Original Lyrics:
When a man loves a woman
The Chemical Brothers', "Elektrobank"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who is dis doin' this this synthetic type of alpha beta psychedelic f**kin'
Original Lyrics:
Who is dis doin' this synthetic type of alpha beta psychedelic funkin'?
The Go-Go's', "Mercenary"
Misheard Lyrics:
I just wanted the mayo
Original Lyrics:
I just wanted to make you
Weird Al Yankovic's, "Pretty Fly for a Rabbi"
Misheard Lyrics:
How ya doin', birdie?
Original Lyrics:
How ya doin', Bernie?
Weird Al Yankovic's, "Smells Like Nirvana"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't go, don't go, don't go, oh no!
Original Lyrics:
Don't know, don't know, don't know, oh no!
 
2000s
Ciara's, "Like a Boy"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause I'm out, four in the morning got corona, rolling, doing my own thing
Original Lyrics:
'Cause I'm out, four in the morning on the corner, rolling, doing my own thing
Evans Blue's, "Cold (But I'm Still Here)"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're so benevolent, you're so beautiful
Original Lyrics:
You're so endearing, you're so beautiful
Kanye West's, "Stronger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Make us tougher
Original Lyrics:
Makes us stronger
Kelly Clarkson's, "Sober"
Misheard Lyrics:
Picked all my wheat but kept the flour
Original Lyrics:
Picked all my weeds but kept the flowers
Lady Gaga's, "Paparazzi"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yeah 'cause you're my rockstar in between the sex
I'll light more cigarettes
Original Lyrics:
Yeah 'cause you're my rockstar in between the sets
Eyeliner and cigarettes
Lady Gaga's, "Poker Face"
Misheard Lyrics:
A little gavel and it's fun when you're with me
Original Lyrics:
A little gambling is fun when you're with me
Plain White T's', "Hey There Delilah"
Misheard Lyrics:
Listen to my voice that's by the stars
Original Lyrics:
Listen to my voice that's my disguise
 
2010s
Maroon 5's, "Misery"
Misheard Lyrics:
Girl, you really brought me back
Original Lyrics:
Girl, you really got me back
Nicki Minaj's, "Starships"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're flying in a Minnetonka
Original Lyrics:
We're higher than a motherf*****
Shawn Mendes', "Stitches"
Misheard Lyrics:
Needle in the bread, gotta get you outta my head.
Needle in the bread, gonna wind up dead
Original Lyrics:
Needle and the thread, gotta get you outta my head
Needle and the thread, gonna wind up dead
 
misc
Lady Gaga's, "Stupid Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want just to be loved
Original Lyrics:
I want your stupid love
Weezer's, "Hero"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I was a kick
Original Lyrics:
When I was a kid
 
xmas
Chris Rea's, "Driving Home for Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Driving in your bra
Driving home for Christmas
Original Lyrics:
Driving in my car
Driving home for Christmas

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