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1960s
Mamas and the Papas', "California Dreamin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know the preacher likes the cold (preacher likes the cold)
Original Lyrics:
You know the preacher lights the coal (preacher lights the coal)
 
1970s
Andy Kim's, "Rock Me Gently"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rock my genitals, rock them slowly
Original Lyrics:
Rock me gently, rock me slowly
Bee Gees', "Tragedy"
Misheard Lyrics:
No way home
Original Lyrics:
Going home
Loggins and Messina's, "House at Pooh Corner"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got a crummy job stuck on his nose
Original Lyrics:
Got a honey jar stuck on his nose
Odyssey's, "Native New Yorker"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're a maid in New Yorker
Original Lyrics:
You're a native New Yorker
Ohio Players', "Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kyle
Original Lyrics:
Fire
Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta's, "You're the One That I Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got used to motor flying And I'm losing control
Original Lyrics:
I got chills, they're multiplying And I'm losing control
Paul Revere and the Raiders', "Indian Reservation"
Misheard Lyrics:
The Tomahawk and a foreign knife
Original Lyrics:
The Tomahawk and a bow and knife
Stevie Wonder's, "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours"
Misheard Lyrics:
Will.I.Am baby
Original Lyrics:
Here I am, baby
TV Show Scripts', "The Partridge Family"
Misheard Lyrics:
Daddy's pants
Original Lyrics:
Danny's pants
The Doobie Brothers', "It Keeps You Runnin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can feel you happy
Original Lyrics:
I can feel your heartbeat
The Moody Blues', "Question"
Misheard Lyrics:
About heat and death and war
Original Lyrics:
About hate and death and war
Thin Lizzy's, "Jailbreak"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tonight there's gonna be trombones
Original Lyrics:
Tonight there's gonna be trouble
Thin Lizzy's, "Whiskey in the Jar"
Misheard Lyrics:
I saw Captain Pickles
Original Lyrics:
I saw Captain Farrell
Wizzard's, "I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let your balls hang out for Christmas
Original Lyrics:
Let the bells ring out for Christmas
 
1980s
Berlin's, "No More Words"
Misheard Lyrics:
No more work
Original Lyrics:
no more words
Bon Jovi's, "I'll Be There for You"
Misheard Lyrics:
You left me riding in my dreams
Original Lyrics:
You left me drowning in my tears
Bon Jovi's, "Never Say Goodbye"
Misheard Lyrics:
Never stabilize
Original Lyrics:
never say goodbye
Crowded House's, "Something So Strong"
Misheard Lyrics:
Love can make you weak
Original Lyrics:
Love can make you weep
Kool & the Gang's, "Celebration"
Misheard Lyrics:
It’s elegant
Original Lyrics:
Let’s celebrate
Kool & the Gang's, "Get Down on It"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's ketchup on the wall
Original Lyrics:
Get your back up off the wall
Pat Benatar's, "Hit Me with Your Best Shot"
Misheard Lyrics:
You don't fight faith
or
You don't fight fate
Original Lyrics:
You don't fight fair
Steve Winwood's, "Arc of a Diver"
Misheard Lyrics:
She bathes me in Sweden
Original Lyrics:
She bathes me in sweetness
Thin Lizzy's, "Killer On the Loose"
Misheard Lyrics:
A killer, Mother Goose
Original Lyrics:
A killer on the loose
U2's, "A Day Without Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Whatever the freebies
Original Lyrics:
Whatever the feelings
Whitesnake's, "Give Me All Your Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I knew your name was Trevor
Original Lyrics:
I knew your name was Trouble
ZZ Top's, "Sharp Dressed Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Blue’s Clues
Original Lyrics:
New shoes
 
1990s
Blur's, "Song 2"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got my pen set
Original Lyrics:
I got my head set
Duncan Sheik's, "Barely Breathing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've seen it all to here
Original Lyrics:
I've seen it all too clear
Edwin McCain's, "I'll Be"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be activated
Original Lyrics:
I'll be captivated
Erasure's, "Love To Hate You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm crazy, flowing over with ID
Original Lyrics:
I'm crazy flowing over with ideas
Fugees', "Killing Me Softly"
Misheard Lyrics:
That he just kept Ryan
Original Lyrics:
But he just kept right on
Nobuo Uematsu's, "One Winged Angel"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eat a bear, lemon tea, Sephiroth
Original Lyrics:
Ira vehementi Sephiroth.
Paula Abdul's, "The Way That You Love Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
It ain't the monkey or the island breeze
Original Lyrics:
It ain't the money or the diamond rings
Radiohead's, "Karma Police"
Misheard Lyrics:
But we're still under peril
Original Lyrics:
But we're still on the payroll
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Coffee Shop"
Misheard Lyrics:
Meet me at the copy shop
Original Lyrics:
Meet me at the coffee shop
Misheard Lyrics:
Sing with me
Original Lyrics:
Stay with me
TLC's, "Unpretty"
Misheard Lyrics:
I have sized the cruel, I have sized the Pope
Original Lyrics:
My outsides look cool, my insides are blue.
 
2000s
Basement Jaxx's, "Where’s Your Head At?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don’t let the car crash into you
Original Lyrics:
Don’t let the walls cave in on you
Carly Simon's, "With a Few Good Friends"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I'll stick 'em to
Original Lyrics:
And a stick or two
Carly Simon's, "With a Few Good Friends"
Misheard Lyrics:
And like titties for pee
Original Lyrics:
And like Tigger for tea
Carly Simon's, "With a Few Good Friends"
Misheard Lyrics:
Indict dinner with tea, an hour of supper
Original Lyrics:
Invite Tigger for tea and owl for supper
Daft Punk's, "One More Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're gonna sell the place
Original Lyrics:
We're gonna celebrate
Eve ft. Gwen Stefani's, ":Let Me Blow Ya Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stress way way back, weaving through the traffic
This one's thong should be labeled as a hazard
Original Lyrics:
Expressway, hair back, weaving through the traffic
This one strong should be labeled as a hazard
Eve ft. Gwen Stefani's, "Let Me Blow Ya Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Phoebe gonna be last in, jealousy, let it go, results could be tragic
Some of y'all ain't right and well, too concerned with fashion
None of you waitresses, hell, can't even imagine
Original Lyrics:
E-V gonna be lasting, jealousy, let it go, results could be tragic
Some of y'all ain't writing well, too concerned with fashion
None of you ain't Gisele, cat walk and imagine
KT Tunstall's, "Black Horse and the Cherry Tree"
Misheard Lyrics:
With a big bad horse and a cherry tree
Original Lyrics:
With a big black horse and a cherry tree
 
2010s
Adele's, "Send My Love (To Your New Lover)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cheat or bang her.
Original Lyrics:
Treat her better
Mini Mansions', "Works Every Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
Show me your d***
It works every time
Original Lyrics:
Show me your trick
It works every time
 
christian
Mary Mary's, "Shackles (Praise You)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take the traction and the pizza, I can dance
Original Lyrics:
Take the shackles off my feet so I can dance
 
country
Brooks and Dunn's, "Only in America"
Misheard Lyrics:
One just might be a resident
Original Lyrics:
One just might be president

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