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1950s
The Everly Brothers', "Ebony Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
My enemy eyes
Original Lyrics:
My ebony eyes
 
1960s
Cliff Richard's, "The Young Ones"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the young ones shouldn't be afraid
Original Lyrics:
And the young hearts shouldn't be afraid
Elvis Presley's, "Heartbreak Hotel"
Misheard Lyrics:
You still can find salute
Original Lyrics:
You still can find some room
The Monkees', "(Theme from) the Monkees"
Misheard Lyrics:
'cause we're coming to your car
Original Lyrics:
'cause we're coming to your town
Vic Mizzy's, "The Addams Family theme"
Misheard Lyrics:
They're serious and spooky
Original Lyrics:
Mysterious and spooky
 
1970s
Bill Conti's, "Gonna Fly Now (Theme from Rocky)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gonna find out
Original Lyrics:
Gonna fly now
Harry Nilsson's, "Without You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yes it snowed
Original Lyrics:
Yes it shows
Johnny Nash's, "I Can See Clearly Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can see no hospital in my way
Original Lyrics:
I can see all obstacles in my way
Michael Jackson's, "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough"
Misheard Lyrics:
Keep up with the box tops
Don't stop 'till you get enough.
or
Keep up with the post box
Don't stop 'till you get it up.
Original Lyrics:
Keep on with the force, don't stop
Don't stop 'til you get enough.
The Bee Gees', "Night Fever"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got hair in my butt
I can't find my walkie talkie
Original Lyrics:
I got fire in my mind
I got higher in my walkin'.
The Trammps', "Disco Inferno"
Misheard Lyrics:
(Burn baby burn) Disco inferno
(Burn baby burn) Like a mother cow
Original Lyrics:
(Burn baby burn) Disco inferno
(Burn baby burn) Burn that mama down
Van Halen's, "Dance The Night Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ooh, baby baby
Won't ya tumble in my way?
Original Lyrics:
Ooh, baby baby
Won't ya turn your head my way?
 
1980s
Chicago's, "You're the Inspiration"
Misheard Lyrics:
Been denied until the end of time
Original Lyrics:
From tonight until the end of time
David Bowie's, "Modern Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ching chong chang!
Original Lyrics:
Church on time
Eddie Money's, "Think I'm in Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I think I'm around
Original Lyrics:
I think I'm in love
Michael Jackson's, "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got the beat started some
Original Lyrics:
You got to be startin' somethin'
Stevie Wonder's, "Part Time Lover"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are painters by day, plumbers by night.
Original Lyrics:
We are strangers by day, lovers by night.
Stevie Wonder's, "Part Time Lover"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are undercover plowshares on the run.
Original Lyrics:
We are undercover passion on the run.
Tears for Fears', "Woman in Chains"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sofrito
Original Lyrics:
So free her.
The Smiths', "Ask"
Misheard Lyrics:
Aspie aspie aspie
Original Lyrics:
Ask me ask me ask me
U2's, "Seconds"
Misheard Lyrics:
Takes a Satan to say goodbye
Original Lyrics:
Takes a second to say goodbye
Van Halen's, "Dead or Alive"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I'm alone I'm on the highway
Booty-Ack!, dead or alive
Original Lyrics:
And I'm alone I'm on the highway
Wanted, dead or alive
Van Halen's, "Hot for Teacher"
Misheard Lyrics:
An awful teacher
Original Lyrics:
I'm hot for teacher
Van Halen's, "Hot for Teacher"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got it made so grade
Original Lyrics:
I got it bad so bad
 
1990s
Adamski's, "Killer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is there still a part of you that wants to kill?
OR
Is there still a part of you that wants the kill?
Original Lyrics:
Is there still a part of you that wants to give?
Boyz II Men's, "End of the Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
We shouldn't be happy together forever, you and I
Original Lyrics:
We should be happy together forever, you and I
Culture Beat's, "Mr. Vain"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not you, 'cause I'm Mr. Bean
Original Lyrics:
I want you, 'cause I'm Mr. Vain
Los Del Rio's, "Macarena"
Misheard Lyrics:
And all your pharaohs can chant along with me
Original Lyrics:
And all your fellows can chant along with me
Movie Scripts', "The Nightmare Before Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
My guts!
Original Lyrics:
My bugs!
Prince's, "My Name Is Prince"
Misheard Lyrics:
My dog was worried 'til he heard me sing
Original Lyrics:
My God was worried 'til he heard me sing
Snap!'s, "The Power"
Misheard Lyrics:
Skitten, skitten, skitten’s got a habit!
Original Lyrics:
It's getting, it's getting, it's getting kinda heavy.
Spice Girls', "Spice Up Your Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
All you need is possibility
Original Lyrics:
All you need is positivity
Spice Girls', "Spice Up Your Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hi-C juice
Original Lyrics:
Hai Si Ja
Spice Girls', "Viva Forever"
Misheard Lyrics:
Feeling together, bleeding whatever
Original Lyrics:
Feeling together, believing whatever
The B-52's', "Roam"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take it back-to-back
Original Lyrics:
Take it hip to hip
U2's, "Sweetest Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Canada
Original Lyrics:
Kind of love
Ugly Kid Joe's, "Cats in the Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
And as he pooed
Original Lyrics:
And as he grew
Van Halen's, "Top of the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, little Barney
Original Lyrics:
Oh, little darlin'
Whitney Houston's, "Queen of the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
‘Cos I’ve got Freedom of noise
Original Lyrics:
'Cus I'm the queen of the night!
 
2000s
Josh Groban's, "You Raise Me Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
So I can stand on my own
Original Lyrics:
So I can stand on mountains
Mary J. Blige's, "Be Without You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Too hard to figure
Original Lyrics:
Too hard to fake it
Rihanna's, "Don’t Stop the Music"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you know I've decided
Original Lyrics:
Do you know what you started?
The Ataris', "Boys of Summer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Out on the road today, I saw a Jack Black sticker on a Cadillac
Original Lyrics:
Out on the road today, I saw a Black Flag sticker on a Cadillac
Tool's, "Schism"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know a piece of s***.
Original Lyrics:
I know the pieces fit.
 
2010s
Bruno Mars', "24K Magic"
Misheard Lyrics:
24 karat magic with me girl
Original Lyrics:
24 karat magic in the air
Fall Out Boy's, "Uma Thurman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Very mean 'til I confess
Original Lyrics:
Bury me 'til I confess
Of Monsters and Men's, "Little Talk"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just let us go and eat cat soup (or katsu)
Original Lyrics:
Just let me go, we’ll meet again soon
Sara Bareilles', "Brave"
Misheard Lyrics:
Namaste
Original Lyrics:
Honestly
Tool's, "Pneuma"
Misheard Lyrics:
Right here, right now.
Original Lyrics:
Wake up now.
 
country
Faith Hill's, "Breathe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just believe
Original Lyrics:
Just breathe

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