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1960s
Etta James', "At Last"
Misheard Lyrics:
The stars in Hollywood
Original Lyrics:
The stars above the blue
The Beatles', "Here Comes the Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's all night
Original Lyrics:
It's alright
The Supremes', "Someday We’ll Be Together"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sunsweet day
Original Lyrics:
Some sweet day
 
1970s
Bob Marley's, "Stir it Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Scurry up
Original Lyrics:
Stir it up
Cast of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory's, "(I've Got a) Golden Ticket"
Misheard Lyrics:
I couldn't be dumb
Original Lyrics:
It couldn't be done
Eagles', "Take It to the Limit"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can't seem to sit around
Original Lyrics:
Can't seem to settle down
Earth, Wind & Fire's, "Getaway"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gasoline
Original Lyrics:
Getaway
Earth, Wind & Fire's, "Shining Star"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're in Somerset
Original Lyrics:
You're a shining star
Earth, Wind & Fire's, "Sing a Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you get Domino's
Original Lyrics:
When you feel down and out
Earth, Wind & Fire's, "That's the Way of the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gasoline
Original Lyrics:
That's the way
Elton John's, "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word"
Misheard Lyrics:
What have I got to do to make you crazy?
Original Lyrics:
What have I got to do to make you care?
Finlayson's, "Ms Grace"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ooh ooh ooh Ms Grace, second in the human race
Original Lyrics:
Ooh ooh ooh Ms Grace, satin and perfume and lace
Gary Glitter's, "Do You Wanna Touch Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Right or wrong, don't it turn you on,
Can't you see you're nearly nine?
Original Lyrics:
Right or wrong, don't it turn you on,
Can't you see we're wastin' time?
Gary Glitter's, "I'm The Leader Of The Gang"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm the paedo of the gang, I am
Original Lyrics:
I'm the leader of the gang, I am
Misheard Lyrics:
Whispered together
Original Lyrics:
We spend together
Pacific Gas & Electric's, "Are You Ready"
Misheard Lyrics:
Are you ready to sit right down?
Original Lyrics:
Are you ready to sit by His throne?
Paul Simon's, "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover"
Misheard Lyrics:
You don't need to destroy, Roy
Original Lyrics:
You don't need to be coy, Roy
Steely Dan's, "Any Major Dude Will Tell You"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the beagle is at your door
Original Lyrics:
When the demon is at your door
Stevie Wonder's, "Isn't She Lovely"
Misheard Lyrics:
Isn't she ugly?
Original Lyrics:
Isn't she lovely?
The Four Seasons', "Who Loves You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come to me, baby Tootsie
Original Lyrics:
Come to me, baby, you'll see
The Mamas And The Papas', "Creeque Alley"
Misheard Lyrics:
Broke, busted, disgusted, Asians can't be trusted
And Mitchy wants to go to the sea.
Original Lyrics:
Broke, busted, disgusted, agents can't be trusted
And Mitchy wants to go to the sea.
The Marshall Tucker Band's, "Heard It in a Love Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hurdling a lump sum
Original Lyrics:
Heard it in a love song
The Sex Pistols', "Anarchy in the U.K."
Misheard Lyrics:
I is the enemy
Original Lyrics:
I use the NME
The Tymes', "Ms Grace"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ooh ooh ooh Ms Grace, second in the human race
Original Lyrics:
Ooh ooh ooh Ms Grace, satin and perfume and lace
 
1980s
Earth, Wind & Fire's, "Let's Groove"
Misheard Lyrics:
Girl, it's Goofy
Original Lyrics:
Girl, let's groove
Eddie Murphy's, "Party All the Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
What am I to you?
Original Lyrics:
What am I to do?
Guns N' Roses', "Knocking on Heavens Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
Knock knock knocking on Heather's door.
Original Lyrics:
Knock knock knocking on heavens door.
Hot Chocolate's, "It Started with a Kiss"
Misheard Lyrics:
I remember every little thing
Like farting in the playground
Original Lyrics:
I remember every little thing
Like fighting in the playground
Hot Chocolate's, "It Started with a Kiss"
Misheard Lyrics:
Walking down the street came
The star of my porn movies
And my heart began to beat so fast
So clear were your mammaries
Original Lyrics:
Walking down the street came
The star of my love story
And my heart began to beat so fast
So clear was my memory
Howard Jones', "No One is to Blame"
Misheard Lyrics:
No one ever is in play
Original Lyrics:
No one ever is to blame
Movie Scripts', "For Your Eyes Only"
Misheard Lyrics:
I will call Ferrero
Original Lyrics:
I will call Ferrara
Movie Scripts', "License to Kill"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's waking up cranky
Original Lyrics:
He's landing at Cray Key
Paul Young's, "Love of the Common People"
Misheard Lyrics:
The closer the knit, the tighter the fit until we stray away
Original Lyrics:
The closer the knit, the tighter the fit and the chills stay away
Paula Abdul's, "Cold Hearted"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's October 1st
Original Lyrics:
He's as cold as ice
Rick Astley's, "It Would Take a Strong Strong Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can’t wait
Original Lyrics:
I keep thinking
Taylor Dayne's, "Don't Rush Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well worth rabies
Original Lyrics:
Well worth waiting
The Bangles', "Manic Monday"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just another Manwich Monday
Original Lyrics:
Just another manic Monday
U2's, "A Sort of Homecoming"
Misheard Lyrics:
Across the thieves of warning
Original Lyrics:
Across the fields of mourning
 
1990s
Diana King's, "Shy Guy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Only him can make me angry, angry, angry
OR
Only him can make me irate, irate, irate
Original Lyrics:
Only him can make me irie, irie, irie
Elton John's, "The One"
Misheard Lyrics:
Duncan Hines in chocolate cake
Original Lyrics:
Drunken nights in dark hotels
Madonna's, "I'll Remember"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now I'm standing all night long
Original Lyrics:
Now I'm standing on my own
Mariah Carey's, "Honey"
Misheard Lyrics:
How does he see the time?
Original Lyrics:
How good it feels inside
 
2000s
Britney Spears', "Don't Let Me Be the Last to Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't go back
Original Lyrics:
Don't hold back
Creed's, "What's This Life For?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Because we all live under the rain.
And I'm wonky, wonky
Original Lyrics:
'Cause we all live under the reign
Of one King, one King.
Gwen Stefani's, "What You Waiting For"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mozzarella
Original Lyrics:
What you waiting--
Jennifer Lopez's, "Jenny from the Block"
Misheard Lyrics:
(fall apart)
Original Lyrics:
(from the Bronx)
John Mayer's, "No Such Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just a rising sun
Original Lyrics:
Got to rise above
Scissor Sisters', "Don't Feel Like Dancing"
Misheard Lyrics:
You'd think that I could muster up a little soft-shoe jealous suede
Original Lyrics:
You'd think that I could muster up a little soft-shoe gentle sway.
Misheard Lyrics:
Gimme some sheep wool to free my pores
Original Lyrics:
Gimme the beat, boys and free my soul
 
2010s
Imagine Dragons', "Thunder"
Misheard Lyrics:
And wanna leave my Olaf behind
Original Lyrics:
And wanna leave my own life behind

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