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1950s
Chuck Berry's, "School Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
studying pooping your pants
Original Lyrics:
Right to the juke joint, you go in
Elvis Presley's, "Heartbreak Hotel"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you got a tail to pet
Original Lyrics:
And you got a tale to tell
 
1960s
Neil Young with Crazy Horse's, "Down by the River"
Misheard Lyrics:
Be on my side,
Or be on your side, baby
Original Lyrics:
Be on my side,
I'll be on your side, baby
Neil Young with Crazy Horse's, "Down by the River"
Misheard Lyrics:
Down by the river I shot my lady
Original Lyrics:
Down by the river I shot my baby
The Beatles', "A Hard Day's Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
I should be sleeping like a rock
Original Lyrics:
I should be sleeping like a log
The Beatles', "Ticket to Ride"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's got a chicken tonight
Original Lyrics:
She's got a ticket to ride
 
1970s
Earth, Wind & Fire's, "September"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ollie Ollie
Original Lyrics:
Ba de ya
Eddie Money's, "Two Tickets to Paradise"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got two tickets to Hawaii.
Won't you pack your bags and come with me to Hawaii.
Original Lyrics:
I got two tickets to paradise
Won't you pack your bags, we'll leave tonight?
Elton John's, "Ballad of a Well-known Gun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now I've seen it's a chain gang
Lord, I say, let me see my priest
I couldn't have faced your desert sand
Or burning brown back East
Original Lyrics:
Now I've seen this chain gang
Lord, I say let me see my priest
I couldn't have faced your desert sand
Old burning brown backed beast
Little River Band's, "Reminiscing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh the times we're missing
Spending the hours reminiscing
Original Lyrics:
Older times we're missing
Spending the hours reminiscing
 
1980s
Alan Parsons Project's, "Eye in the Sky"
Misheard Lyrics:
I believe you're lying.
Original Lyrics:
I can read your mind.
Billy Joel's, "Don't Ask Me Why"
Misheard Lyrics:
At your service in your new hotel
Original Lyrics:
All your servants in your new hotel
Boston's, "Amanda"
Misheard Lyrics:
the passion
Original Lyrics:
Amanda
Eddie Money's, "Take Me Home Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just like runnicide
Original Lyrics:
Just like Ronnie said
Fleetwood Mac's, "Hold Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna, I wanna, I wanna pee
Original Lyrics:
Hold me, hold me, hold me
Misheard Lyrics:
It's Ratatouille
Original Lyrics:
Relax, don't do it
Human League's, "Mirror Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh what a shame
A pair of kippers on her face
Original Lyrics:
The water shines
A pebble skips across the face
INXS's, "Devil Inside"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dylan Side
Original Lyrics:
Devil inside
Kajagoogoo's, "Too Shy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Try a little hard-on
Original Lyrics:
Try a little harder
Kenny Loggins', "I'm Alright"
Misheard Lyrics:
Am all right
Original Lyrics:
I'm alright
Leo Sayer's, "More Than I Can Say"
Misheard Lyrics:
I love the Twilight Zone
Original Lyrics:
I love you twice as much
Misheard Lyrics:
Christine the strawberry girl
Christine can't honestly blame me
Original Lyrics:
Christine the strawberry girl
Christine banana split lady
Talk Talk's, "It's My Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Caught in the clouds, it never ends
Original Lyrics:
Caught in the crowd, it never ends
Talk Talk's, "It's My Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've asked myself, "How much do you lose?"
Original Lyrics:
I've asked myself, "How much do you..."
Toto's, "Africa"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's nothin' that a hundred men on Mars could ever do.
Original Lyrics:
There's nothin' that a hundred men or more could ever do.
U2's, "Where the Streets Have No Name"
Misheard Lyrics:
Our love turns to roast
Original Lyrics:
Our love turns to rust
 
1990s
Boyzone's, "Love Me for a Reason"
Misheard Lyrics:
Love me for a reason
Let the reason be drugs
Original Lyrics:
Love me for a reason
Let the reason be love
Celine Dion's, "Immortality"
Misheard Lyrics:
No mentality
Original Lyrics:
Immortality
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm sorry for playing you
Original Lyrics:
I'm sorry for blaming you
Coolio's, "1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin' New)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get to detention
Original Lyrics:
Get your attention
Nirvana's, "Milk It"
Misheard Lyrics:
LONG STAKE, TEHA MEEETTTTTTTTT!.
Original Lyrics:
Doll steak, test meat.
Paul McCartney's, "Hope of Deleverance"
Misheard Lyrics:
dark you sexy maul maul
Original Lyrics:
darkness that surrounds us
Paul McCartney's, "Hope of Deleverance"
Misheard Lyrics:
darkness that's around us
Original Lyrics:
darkness that surrounds us
Reel 2 Real's, "I Like to Move It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ice cream lollipop stick everyone likes pick and mix
Original Lyrics:
Ya nice sweat fantastic big ship pon de ocean
Sarah McLachlan's, "I Will Remember You"
Misheard Lyrics:
We cannot afford the marriages
Original Lyrics:
Weep not for the memories
Sarah McLachlan's, "I Will Remember You"
Misheard Lyrics:
We cannot afford the wedding
Original Lyrics:
Weep not for the memories
Technotronic's, "Move This"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, shake that, Barney
Original Lyrics:
Baby, shake that body
 
2000s
Fefe Dobson's, "Everything"
Misheard Lyrics:
This summer breeze
Original Lyrics:
This I will bring
J-Kwon's, "Tipsy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody get drunken t*ts!
Original Lyrics:
Everybody in da club gettin' tipsy.
No Doubt's, "Underneath It All"
Misheard Lyrics:
You’re good for me baby
Oh, Dag Hammarskjold
Original Lyrics:
You’re good for me baby
Oh that, I’m sure
Super Furry Animals', "The Very Best of Neil Diamond"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just to verify, just to verify
Original Lyrics:
Just the very thought, trust but verify
TV Show Scripts', "VeggieTales - Esther: The Girl Who Became Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't you know what happens to people who appear before the king and then bite it?
Original Lyrics:
Don't you know what happens to people who appear before the king uninvited?
U2's, "Peace On Earth"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sick of champagne
Original Lyrics:
Sick of the pain
 
2010s
Blue October's, "Oh My My"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh my my
Yeah I'm a sucker for the homely kind
Original Lyrics:
Oh my my
Yeah I'm a sucker for the lonely kind
Commercial's, "rockauto.com"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lower prices, more parts, more friends
Original Lyrics:
Lower prices, more parts, more brands
Daft Punk's, "Get Lucky"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're not all Mexican
Original Lyrics:
Robots singing 'I'm up all night to get'
Demi Lovato's, "Give Your Heart a Break"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do your part today
Original Lyrics:
Give your heart a break
Judah & the Lion's, "Why Did You Run"
Misheard Lyrics:
I cry too much
Original Lyrics:
Why, why did you run?
Lady Gaga's, "Applause"
Misheard Lyrics:
The way that your children scream for me.
Original Lyrics:
The way that you cheer and scream for me
 
misc
Commercial's, "Oreo"
Misheard Lyrics:
A kid'll eat the middle of an Oreo first
And save the chocolate cookie outside for lunch
Original Lyrics:
A kid'll eat the middle of an Oreo first
And save the chocolate cookie outside for last

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