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1960s
Brian Hyland's, "Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini"
Misheard Lyrics:
Itchy bitchy
Original Lyrics:
Itsy bitsy
Dave Clark Five's, "Because"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just from me to you
Original Lyrics:
Just to be with you
The Beach Boys', "Sloop John B"
Misheard Lyrics:
My great father and me
Original Lyrics:
My grandfather and me
Val Doonican's, "Walk Tall"
Misheard Lyrics:
Talk balls
Original Lyrics:
Walk tall
Val Doonican's, "What Would I Be"
Misheard Lyrics:
What would I be without your drugs I'll never know
Original Lyrics:
What would I be without your love I'll never know
Zager & Evans', "In The Year 2525"
Misheard Lyrics:
From the bottom of a long black tube
Original Lyrics:
From the bottom of a long glass tube
 
1970s
Atlanta Rhythm Section's, "Do It or Die"
Misheard Lyrics:
And do it to dine
Original Lyrics:
And do it or die
Atlanta Rhythm Section's, "Doraville"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweet George Brown
Original Lyrics:
Sweet Georgia
Atlanta Rhythm Section's, "I'm Not Gonna Let it Bother Me Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
And read all the baby blues
or
And read the New York Daily News
Original Lyrics:
And read all the daily blues
Misheard Lyrics:
In the cool Halloween
Original Lyrics:
In the cool of the evening
Barry Manilow's, "Could It Be Magic"
Misheard Lyrics:
Could this be the magic, Aladdin?
Original Lyrics:
Could this be the magic at last?
Billy Joel's, "Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sellin' his panties for someday
Original Lyrics:
Savin' his pennies for someday
Misheard Lyrics:
Satisfying and religious
Original Lyrics:
Satisfying and delicious
Frankie Valli's, "Our Day Will Come"
Misheard Lyrics:
Our dreams have my dreams because...
Original Lyrics:
Our dreams have magic because...
Hall & Oates', "Sara Smile"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you wanna be freaky
Original Lyrics:
If you wanna be free
Hot Chocolate's, "You Sexy Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I believe in murkiness
Original Lyrics:
I believe in miracles
Kenny Loggins', "I Believe in Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I said faces
Original Lyrics:
I see faces
Manfred Mann's Earth Band's, "Blinded By The Light"
Misheard Lyrics:
Blinded by the light
Wake up, drop a deuce, in the middle of the night.
Original Lyrics:
Blinded by the light
Revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night.
Stevie Wonder's, "You Haven't Done Nothin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
Decisions that are made on you
Original Lyrics:
Decisions that are made by you
T-Rex's, "Life's A Gas"
Misheard Lyrics:
I could have loved you girl like a plantagenet
Original Lyrics:
I could have loved you girl like a planet
The Four Tops', "Ain’t No Woman (Like the One I’ve Got)"
Misheard Lyrics:
My love keeps blowing
Original Lyrics:
My love keeps growing
The Moments', "Love on a Two-Way Street"
Misheard Lyrics:
But now I must find
Original Lyrics:
But now I must cry
The Moments', "Love on a Two-Way Street"
Misheard Lyrics:
To be fooled is a hurting thing
Original Lyrics:
To be fooled is a hurting pain
 
1980s
A-ha's, "Take On Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's slowly burning but the fire's okay
Original Lyrics:
Slowly learning that life is OK.
Bette Midler's, "The Rose"
Misheard Lyrics:
It is a lizard
or
It is a wizard
Original Lyrics:
It is a razor
Billy Ocean's, "Loverboy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can't stand this part of you
Original Lyrics:
Can't stand this point of view
Bonnie Tyler's, "Total Eclipse of the Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Once upon a time there was a light in my life
Now there's only nothing but dark
Original Lyrics:
Once upon a time there was light in my life
Now there's only love in the dark
Bonnie Tyler's, "Total Eclipse of the Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Together we can take it to the end of the lion
OR
Together we can take it to the end of the night
Original Lyrics:
Together we can take it to the end of the line
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you get drunk between the moon and New York City
Original Lyrics:
If you get caught between the moon and New York City.
Hot Chocolate's, "It Started with a Kiss"
Misheard Lyrics:
You don't remember me, screw you!
Original Lyrics:
You don't remember me do you
Movie Scripts', "The Goonies"
Misheard Lyrics:
This is Rosarita
Original Lyrics:
This is Rosalita
REO Speedwagon's, "Take It on the Run"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm out on the neighborhood
I taught this chick and now the story is good
Original Lyrics:
But I know the neighborhood
And talk is cheap when the story is good
Raydio's, "Jack and Jill"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sad upon the hill
Original Lyrics:
Say upon a hill
Talking Heads', "This Must Be the Place"
Misheard Lyrics:
For some Minute Maid juice
Original Lyrics:
For a minute or two
 
1990s
Backstreet Boys', "I Want It That Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain't nothin' but a milkshake
Original Lyrics:
Ain't nothin' but a mistake
Beck's, "Loser"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sores over head to toe
Original Lyrics:
Soy un perdedor
Deborah Cox's, "Nobody's Supposed to Be Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nobody's supposed to see me
Original Lyrics:
Nobody's supposed to be here
Don Henley's, "The Heart of the Matter"
Misheard Lyrics:
Peacefulness, peacefulness, you don’t love me more
Original Lyrics:
Even if, even if, you don’t love me anymore
Hootie & the Blowfish's, "Hold My Hand"
Misheard Lyrics:
'cause I got it there for you
Original Lyrics:
'cause I got a hand for you
Misheard Lyrics:
You watch me when I'm 3
Original Lyrics:
You wash away my dreams
Jewel's, "You Were Meant for Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
At 68
Original Lyrics:
At 6AM
Kula Shaker's, "Sound of Drums"
Misheard Lyrics:
I feel the time has come for a calamity
Original Lyrics:
I feel the time has come like a remedy
 
2000s
Cascada's, "Everytime We Touch"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can’t you feel my heartbeat, so I can’t let you go?
Original Lyrics:
Can’t you feel my heart beat slow?
I can’t let you go
Enya's, "Amarantine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mother and child, mother and child
Original Lyrics:
Amarantine, amarantine
Hard-Fi's, "Suburban Knights "
Misheard Lyrics:
In a chocolate office, we sing our song, we all sing
Original Lyrics:
In shop and office, we sing our song, we all sing
Miranda Cosgrove's, "About You Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Naughty Dave passed me by, Naughty Dave passed me by
When I don't think about you
Original Lyrics:
Not a day passed me by, not a day passed me by
When I don't think about you
N'sync's, "Bye Bye Bye"
Misheard Lyrics:
Five by five
Original Lyrics:
bye, bye, bye
Nickelback's, "Rockstar"
Misheard Lyrics:
And we’ll hang out in the coolest bars
And we’ll beat our meat with the movie stars
Original Lyrics:
And we'll hang out in the coolest bars
In the VIP with the movie stars
Static-X's, "Permanence"
Misheard Lyrics:
Herbal Essence Herbal Essence
Original Lyrics:
Permanence
 
2010s
Alicia Keys', "Empire State of Mind Part II"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I can bake it there
Original Lyrics:
If I can make it there

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