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1960s
Bobby Vinton's, "Mr. Lonely"
Misheard Lyrics:
A lovely soldier
Original Lyrics:
A lonely soldier
Merrilee Rush's, "Angel of the Morning"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just drive my Jeep before you leave me, baby
Original Lyrics:
Just touch my cheek before you leave me, baby
 
1970s
Andy Gibb's, "(Love Is) Thicker Than Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
Muffins higher than a mountain
Muffins thicker than water
Original Lyrics:
Love is higher than a mountain
Love is thicker than water
Dan Fogelberg's, "Part of the Plan"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the teachers get lost
Original Lyrics:
And the teachers get tossed
Elton John's, "Candle in the Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Goodbye Ovaltine
Original Lyrics:
Goodbye Norma Jean
Elton John's, "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
I should have listened, my oh my
Original Lyrics:
I should have listened to my old man
Hot Chocolate's, "You Sexy Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I believe in Milk Calls
Original Lyrics:
I believe in miracles.
James Taylor's, "You've Got a Friend"
Misheard Lyrics:
You got afraid
Original Lyrics:
You've got a friend
Jethro Tull's, "Cross-Eyed Mary"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rubber baby with electric brain.
Original Lyrics:
Would rather make it with a letching grey.
Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams', "Too Much, Too Little, Too Late"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yes it's summer
Original Lyrics:
Yes it's over
Led Zeppelin's, "Rock and Roll"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here we go now, here we go now
Original Lyrics:
It's been a long time, been a long time
Meat Loaf's, "You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, it must have been when you were chicken feed
Original Lyrics:
Oh, it must have been when you were kissing me
Movie Scripts', "Monty Python and the Holy Grail"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pamela!
Original Lyrics:
Camelot!
Starbuck's, "Moonlight Feels Right"
Misheard Lyrics:
I play the radio on several stations.
'Cause Southern belles are here to stay.
Original Lyrics:
I'll play the radio on southern stations,
'Cause southern belles are hell at night.
 
1980s
Carly Simon's, "Jesse"
Misheard Lyrics:
I won’t change machines for you
Original Lyrics:
I won’t change the sheets for you
Misheard Lyrics:
I know you're gay
Original Lyrics:
Enola Gay
R.E.M.'s, "It's the End of the World as We Know It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nothing's fine
Original Lyrics:
And I feel fine
R.E.M.'s, "The One I Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Higher
Original Lyrics:
Fire
Steve Miller Band's, "Abracadabra"
Misheard Lyrics:
Black panties with a baby's face
Original Lyrics:
Black panties with an angel's face
The Rolling Stones', "Start Me Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
You make a program try
Original Lyrics:
You make a grown man cry
Thompson Twins', "Hold Me Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Call me now
Original Lyrics:
Hold me now
Van Halen's, "Unchained"
Misheard Lyrics:
Blue eyed murder in a sun spot dress
Original Lyrics:
Blue-eyed murder in a size-five dress
 
1990s
2 Unlimited's, "No Limit"
Misheard Lyrics:
No, no, William, we'll reach for the stars
Original Lyrics:
No, no limit, we reach for the stars
Ace of Base's, "The Sign"
Misheard Lyrics:
Life is too manly without thunder Stanley
Original Lyrics:
Life is demanding without understanding.
Betty Boo's, "Let Me Take You There"
Misheard Lyrics:
We’ll take a hamper with some cat shoes and shampoos
Now and then we need a good pamper
We’ll make our way through the day with much progress
Original Lyrics:
We'll take a hamper with some cashews and champers
Now and then we need a good pamper
We'll make our way for the day with much promptness
Cher's, "The Shoop Shoop Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's in his kids
Original Lyrics:
It's in his kiss
Chumbawamba's, "Tubthumping"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, Daffy Duck
Original Lyrics:
Oh, Danny boy
Elton John's, "Candle in the Wind 1997"
Misheard Lyrics:
Goodbye Eagle's roast
Original Lyrics:
Goodbye England's rose
Meat Loaf's, "I'd Lie for You (and That's the Truth)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'd never eat
Original Lyrics:
I'd never leave
Movie Scripts', "Apollo 13"
Misheard Lyrics:
Houston, we have in progress
Original Lyrics:
Houston, we have a problem
OMC's, "Land of Plenty"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lyle Lovett
Original Lyrics:
Lion Rock
OMC's, "On the Run"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's up to my nitwit
Original Lyrics:
It's up to my neck now
OMC's, "Right On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Penalty to metal
Original Lyrics:
Pedal to the metal
Parachute Express', "Butterfly"
Misheard Lyrics:
All the flowers in my garden glow
Original Lyrics:
All the flowers in my garden grow
Parachute Express', "Color Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Polaroid, won't you come along?
Original Lyrics:
Come along, won't you come along?
Parachute Express', "Merry-Go-Round"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rocking, rocking, here we go
Original Lyrics:
Walking, walking, here we go
Parachute Express', "When I Build My House"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I build my house, there's so much to lose
Original Lyrics:
When I build my house, there's so much to do
The Bucketheads', "The Bomb"
Misheard Lyrics:
These times wouldn't cook my mind
Original Lyrics:
Street sounds swirlin' through my mind
White Town's, "Your Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
I could never be 11
Original Lyrics:
I could never be your woman
 
2000s
Baha Men's, "Who Let the Dogs Out?"
Misheard Lyrics:
The party was f***in'
Original Lyrics:
The party was pumpin'
Daft Punk's, "Digital Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wish this trick-or-treat
Original Lyrics:
I wish this dream comes true
Eminem's, "Beautiful"
Misheard Lyrics:
Looking straight through each others eyes
Original Lyrics:
Look at s*** through each others eyes
Evan & Jaron's, "From My Head to My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
But the first distance I've ever known
Is from my head to my heart
Original Lyrics:
But the furthest distance I've ever known
Is from my head to my heart
Evan & Jaron's, "From My Head to My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's not your father
Original Lyrics:
It's not your fault
Goo Goo Dolls', "Broadway"
Misheard Lyrics:
NBC is all you need
Original Lyrics:
Ecstasy is all you need
Goo Goo Dolls', "Here Is Gone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nothing is breathing 'til it's gone
Original Lyrics:
Nothing is real 'til it's gone
Kimberly Locke's, "8th World Wonder"
Misheard Lyrics:
Seven days and seven nights oh father
Original Lyrics:
Seven days and seven nights of thunder
Michelle Branch's, "All You Wanted"
Misheard Lyrics:
We figured out then
Original Lyrics:
We figured out that
The Ones', "Flawless"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just like the fiction
Original Lyrics:
Just like perfection
 
country
Lorne Greene's, "Ringo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Remembered past
Original Lyrics:
He mended fast

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