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1950s
Cast of 'Guys And Dolls''s, "Follow the Fold"
Misheard Lyrics:
Follow the Ford and stray no more
Original Lyrics:
Follow the fold and stray no more
 
1960s
Bobby Goldsboro's, "Honey"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I surprised her with a puppy Crapped on me on Christmas Eve two years ago
Original Lyrics:
And I surprised her with a puppy Kept me up all Christmas Eve two years ago
Cream's, "Sunshine of Your Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's getting too dark
Original Lyrics:
It's getting near dawn
Elvis Presley's, "A Little Less Conversation"
Misheard Lyrics:
A little less constipation
Original Lyrics:
A little less conversation
Ray Charles', "Hit the Road Jack"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get to Radio Shack
Original Lyrics:
Hit the road Jack
The Association's, "Cherish"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shari (Lewis) is the word
Original Lyrics:
Cherish is the word
The Beatles', "Penny Lane"
Misheard Lyrics:
Foreign fish and finger pies
Original Lyrics:
A four of fish and finger pies.
The Doors', "Who Scared You "
Misheard Lyrics:
Who scared you?
Why were you born, my babe?
In two time zones with all of your charms, my love
Why were you born, just to play with me
To freak out or to be uniform, my dear?
Original Lyrics:
Who scared you?
Why were you born, my babe?
In two-time's arms with all of your charms, my love
Why were you born, just to play with me
To freak out or to be beautiful, my dear?
 
1970s
Al Green's, "L-O-V-E (Love)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I started to write this song about Hugh And then I decided That I would write it all about Doug
Original Lyrics:
I started to write this song about you And then I decided That I would write it all about love
Andy Kim's, "Rock Me Gently"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take it easy, don't you know
That I have never been drugged like this before
Original Lyrics:
Take it easy, don't you know
That I have never been loved like this before
Bob Dylan's, "Hurricane"
Misheard Lyrics:
Enter Paterson in time from the upper hall
Original Lyrics:
Enter Patty Valentine from the upper hall
Cheap Trick's, "I Want You to Want Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's only, it's only a place
Original Lyrics:
'cause lonely is only a place
Misheard Lyrics:
She'd cheat on Wagner I think she's daft for Beethoven She loves the way Puccini used a spittoon And Verdi's always creeping from her womb
Original Lyrics:
She's sweet on Wagner I think she'd die for Beethoven She loves the way Puccini lays down a tune And Verdi's always creeping from her room
Elvis Presley's, "The Wonder of You"
Misheard Lyrics:
You touch my gland and I'm a king
Your t*ts to me are worth a fortune
Your lust for me is everything
Original Lyrics:
You touch my hand and I'm a king
Your kiss to me is worth a fortune
Your love for me is everything
Ian Dury and the Blockheads', "Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hit me with your raping stick
Original Lyrics:
Hit me with your rhythm stick
Manfred Mann's Earth Band's, "Blinded by the Light"
Misheard Lyrics:
Blinded by no sight
Original Lyrics:
Blinded by the light
Odyssey's, "Native New Yorker"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're a naked old porker
Original Lyrics:
You're a native New Yorker
Paul Simon's, "Kodachrome"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mama don't take my Chromebook away
Original Lyrics:
Mama don't take my Kodachrome away
Paul Simon's, "Kodachrome"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mama, don't take my tournament
Original Lyrics:
Mama, don't take my Kodachrome
The Motors', "Airport"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eff Off -
Eff Off, you've got a smiling face,
Original Lyrics:
Airport -
Airport, you've got a smiling face,
The Who's, "Pinball Wizard"
Misheard Lyrics:
So pleased to meet you all
Original Lyrics:
Sure plays a mean pinball.
 
1980s
Beastie Boys', "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party)"
Misheard Lyrics:
To Barney
Original Lyrics:
To party
Billy Joel's, "Leave a Tender Moment Alone"
Misheard Lyrics:
To change the amateur tonight
Original Lyrics:
To change the attitude tonight
Electronic's, "Getting Away With It"
Misheard Lyrics:
I hate that miracle makes me feel so worthless
Original Lyrics:
I hate that mirror, it makes me feel so worthless
Madonna's, "Where's The Party?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where's the body?
Original Lyrics:
Where's the party?
Movie Scripts', "9 to 5"
Misheard Lyrics:
Put this on the billboard
Original Lyrics:
Put this on the bulletin board
Richard Marx's, "Don't Mean Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
No victim to cry
Original Lyrics:
No victim or crime
Talking Heads', "And She Was"
Misheard Lyrics:
And she was a lion in the grass
Original Lyrics:
And she was lying in the grass
The Gap Band's, "You Dropped a Bomb On Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
You turned me up, then you turned me down
Original Lyrics:
You turned me off, then you turned me on
The Go-Go's', "We Got the Beat"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got the beef
Original Lyrics:
We got the beat
The Police's, "Every Breath You Take"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every crayon stinks
Original Lyrics:
Every claim you stake
 
1990s
10,000 Maniacs', "Because The Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take my hand as it's under sense
Original Lyrics:
Take my hand as the sun descends
Bob Marley's, "Iron Lion Zion"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am on the raw and then I check a stork
Original Lyrics:
I am on the rock and then I check a stock
Boyz II Men's, "Thank You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was wrong
Original Lyrics:
I was young
Connells', "'74-'75"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was just sorry ever after
Original Lyrics:
I was your sorry ever after
Donna Lewis', "I Love You Always Forever"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stay in love, love me forever
Original Lyrics:
Say you'll love, love me forever
Jon Secada's, "Just Another Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why can't we sing together?
Original Lyrics:
Why can't we stay together?
Madonna's, "This Used to Be My Playground"
Misheard Lyrics:
This used to be my channel 3
Original Lyrics:
This used to be my childhood dream
Michael Jackson's, "Jam"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain't doing a basketball thing to jam
Original Lyrics:
It ain't too much for me to jam
Nirvana's, "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's over, bought herself a shirt.
Original Lyrics:
She's overboard and self-assured.
Misheard Lyrics:
One and only
Original Lyrics:
One black morning
R. Kelly's, "I Believe I Can Fly"
Misheard Lyrics:
I think about you for another day
Original Lyrics:
I think about it every night and day
Seal's, "Don't Cry"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dog cries tonight
Original Lyrics:
Don't cry tonight
 
2000s
Alicia Keys', "No One"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can be sore
OR
You can be so old
Original Lyrics:
You can be sure
Katamari Damacy Soundtrack's, "You Are Smart"
Misheard Lyrics:
You aren't smart
Original Lyrics:
You are smart
Kevin Rudolf's, "Let It Rock"
Misheard Lyrics:
I will bring the fire making cone alive
Original Lyrics:
I will bring the fire make you come alive
Lady Gaga's, "Beautiful, Dirty, Rich"
Misheard Lyrics:
Beautiful and 30
Original Lyrics:
Beautiful and dirty
 
2010s
Misheard Lyrics:
Neo-man!
Original Lyrics:
Be your man
 
country
Martina McBride's, "How I Feel"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your lucky goat
Original Lyrics:
Your lucky coat
Rascal Flatts', "Life Is a Highway"
Misheard Lyrics:
A road so rough, yes I know
Original Lyrics:
A road so rough, this I know

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