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1950s
The Chordettes', "Mr. Sandman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Crystal stemware
Original Lyrics:
Mr. Sandman
 
1960s
Freddy Cannon's, "Abigail Beecher"
Misheard Lyrics:
She'll teach a monkey in what to see
Original Lyrics:
She digs the monkey and Watusi
Jimi Hendrix's, "All Along the Watchtower"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wild man, dig my herb.
Original Lyrics:
Come and dig my earth.
Petula Clark's, "Downtown"
Misheard Lyrics:
Da-Da
Original Lyrics:
Downtown
TV Show Scripts', "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm Sue!
Original Lyrics:
I'll sue!
The Kingsmen's, "Louie Louie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fine little girl, Stromboli.
Original Lyrics:
Fine little girl, she's waitin' for me
The Lovin' Spoonful's, "Daydream"
Misheard Lyrics:
What a day for a bagel
Original Lyrics:
What a day for a daydream
The Mamas and the Papas', "Monday, Monday"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rolie Polie
Original Lyrics:
Monday morning
 
1970s
Bee Gees', "Night Fever"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bye, Bee Gees
Original Lyrics:
Night Fever
Billy Joel's, "Big Shot"
Misheard Lyrics:
You had to have a butt pinch old type
or
You had to have a f*cked b*!ch old type
or
You had to have a long d'ck bold type.
Original Lyrics:
You had to have the front page bold type
Billy Joel's, "Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Anthony works in the grocery store
Savin' his panties for someday
or
Anthony works in the grocery store
Savin' his penis for someday
OR
Anthony works in the grocery store
Savin' his pennies for Sunday.
Original Lyrics:
Anthony works in the grocery store
Savin' his pennies for someday
David Bowie's, "Sufragette City"
Misheard Lyrics:
Summer Gypsy dance
(OR)
Something Gypsy did
Original Lyrics:
Sufragette City
Elton John's, "Your Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I was a sculpture
Original Lyrics:
If I was a sculptor
John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John's, "You're the One That I Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're the one that I want
Original Lyrics:
You're the wizard of woe
Leo Sayer's, "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing"
Misheard Lyrics:
You got a cute way to doggies
Original Lyrics:
You got a cute way of talking
Steve Miller Band's, "Jet Airliner"
Misheard Lyrics:
Big ol' Chet and the light out
Original Lyrics:
Big old jet airliner
Steve Miller Band's, "Space Cowboy"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a space cockboy
Original Lyrics:
I'm a space cowboy
The Pointer Sisters', "Fairytale"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pretending you were lying
Original Lyrics:
Pretending you were mine
The Police's, "Can't Stand Losing You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't stand Blue's Clues & You
Original Lyrics:
I can't stand losing you
The Police's, "Walking On the Moon"
Misheard Lyrics:
We could live forever
Original Lyrics:
We could live together
Tubeway Army's, "That's Too Bad"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I can't be arsed
With our 'friends' electric.
Original Lyrics:
You know I hate to ask
But are 'friends' electric?
Yvonne Elliman's, "Hello Stranger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Seems like I'm light on time
Original Lyrics:
Seems like a long, long time
 
1980s
Billy Idol's, "Hot in the City"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stray cat
Original Lyrics:
Stranger
Commercial's, "Coca-Cola"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can't be in 3D
Original Lyrics:
Can't beat the feeling
Commercial's, "Lite-Brite"
Misheard Lyrics:
Turn off the magic of shining lights
Original Lyrics:
Turn on the magic of shining lights
Dead or Alive's, "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want some matzo
Original Lyrics:
I want some, want some
Elton John's, "Sacrifice"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the scent of hurt lingers and temptation's strong
Original Lyrics:
When the scent of her lingers and temptation's strong
Jane Wiedlin's, "Rush Hour"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm so busy I can't see
Original Lyrics:
I'm so dizzy I can't see
Michael Jackson's, "Thriller"
Misheard Lyrics:
'cause this is filler
Original Lyrics:
'cause this is thriller
Michael Sembello's, "Maniac"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's a maniac, maniac, at your nose.
Original Lyrics:
She's a maniac, maniac, I sure know.
Michael Sembello's, "Maniac"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a coconatic heat
Original Lyrics:
There's a cold, kinetic heat
Pet Shop Boys', "West End Girls"
Misheard Lyrics:
The best is down the boulevard
The East end boys and West end girls
Original Lyrics:
In a West end town a dead end world
The East end boys and West end girls
Rod Stewart's, "Passion"
Misheard Lyrics:
Flashlight
Original Lyrics:
Passion
 
1990s
Alannah Myles', "Black Velvet"
Misheard Lyrics:
Black velvet I gave a boy a smack.
Original Lyrics:
Black velvet and that little boy smile.
Beautiful South's, "A Little Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
Turn so sharp, the bubble burst
Original Lyrics:
Tongue so sharp, the bubble burst
Haddaway's, "Life (Everybody Needs Somebody to Love)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lights will never be the same
Original Lyrics:
Life will never be the same
Happy Mondays', "Kinky Afro"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't stand the needle
Original Lyrics:
I can't stand the needy
Melanie C's, "Goin' Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
How dare you change the moves, you made me look a fool
Original Lyrics:
How dare you change the rules, you made me look a fool
Melanie C's, "Goin' Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
Was it just another lie or did I misread the sigh?
Original Lyrics:
Was it just another line or did I misread the sign?
Pearl Jam's, "Rearview Mirror"
Misheard Lyrics:
P***ed on my plate. Swallowed it down.
Original Lyrics:
Fist on my plate. Swallowed it down.
Snap!'s, "Rhythm is a Dancer"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a dose of Panadol
Original Lyrics:
It's a soul's companion
Snap!'s, "Rhythm is a Dancer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let your mind and voices
Feed your mind and join us
Original Lyrics:
Let your hands and voices
Free your mind and join us
TV Show Scripts', "Boo to You Too! Winnie the Pooh"
Misheard Lyrics:
Not now, golfer...
Original Lyrics:
Not now, Gopher...
The Spice Girls', "Spice Up Your Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sunny Delight
Original Lyrics:
Spice up your life
 
2000s
Daughtry's, "Feels Like Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
And he feels so denied
Original Lyrics:
And it feels like tonight
Dido's, "Hunter"
Misheard Lyrics:
One dog paw
Original Lyrics:
One long pause
Fall Out Boy's, "Thanks for the Memories"
Misheard Lyrics:
Thanks for the memories even though they weren't so great
He tastes like Jew, only sweeter
Original Lyrics:
Thanks for the memories even though they weren't so great
He tastes like you, only sweeter
Fergie's, "Fergalicious"
Misheard Lyrics:
Make your boys go local
Original Lyrics:
Make your boys go loco
OK Go's, "Here It Goes Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, here it comes, here it comes, here it comes again
Original Lyrics:
Oh, here it goes, here it goes, here it goes again
 
2010s
Bruno Mars', "Locked Out of Heaven"
Misheard Lyrics:
'cause you make me be like
Original Lyrics:
'cause you make me feel like

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