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1960s
Dusty Springfield's, "Son of a Preacher Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
The only one who could ever reach me
Was the son of a creature man
Original Lyrics:
The only one who could ever reach me
Was the son of a preacher man
Misheard Lyrics:
The cable company
Original Lyrics:
The game of love
 
1970s
Albert Hammond's, "It Never Rains in Southern California"
Misheard Lyrics:
But boy, do they warm ya
Original Lyrics:
But boy, do they warn ya
Jackson 5's, "I'll Be There"
Misheard Lyrics:
If oh - I'll be there to conquer you
Build my world of streets around you, I'm so planned that I found you
I'll be there when love is gone
I'll be your strict, I'll keep holding on - yes I will, yes I will
Original Lyrics:
And oh - I'll be there to comfort you
Build my world of dreams around you, I'm so glad that I found you
I'll be there with a love that's strong
I'll be your strength, I'll keep holding on - yes I will, yes I will
Lynyrd Skynyrd's, "Sweet Home Alabama"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweet home of a llama
Original Lyrics:
Sweet home Alabama
Pablo Cruise's, "Love Will Find a Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now you're feeling like a cockatoo
Original Lyrics:
Now you're feeling like such a fool
Queen's, "We Will Rock You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wheel of, Wheel of Fortune
Original Lyrics:
We will, we will rock you
Rod Stewart's, "Tonight’s the Night (Gonna Be Alright)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Disconnected the telephone man
Original Lyrics:
Disconnect the telephone line
The B-52's', "Rock Lobster"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rock monster
Original Lyrics:
Rock lobster
 
1980s
Aerosmith's, "Dude (Looks Like a Lady)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Move it like a lady!
Original Lyrics:
Dude looks like a lady!
Bon Jovi's, "Livin' on a Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Working for the man, she brings home her bed for love.
Original Lyrics:
Working for her man, she brings home her pay for love.
Def Leppard's, "Pour Some Sugar on Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Awesome shootin', hombre
Original Lyrics:
Pour some sugar on me
Diesel's, "Sausalito Summernight"
Misheard Lyrics:
I thumbed a ride in Sausalito
Original Lyrics:
Hot summer night in Sausalito.
Duran Duran's, "Notorious"
Misheard Lyrics:
Petroleum
Original Lyrics:
Notorious
Huey Lewis and the News', "If This Is It"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've been sinking and I've been shrinking
Original Lyrics:
You've been thinking and I've been drinking
Huey Lewis and the News', "Stuck with You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am 3
or
I can't see
Original Lyrics:
I can see
Huey Lewis and the News', "Stuck with You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now we know it's not Kool-Aid
Original Lyrics:
Now we know it's much too late
Huey Lewis and the News', "Stuck with You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pepsi, you and me
Original Lyrics:
It's back to you and me
Huey Lewis and the News', "Stuck with You"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are back by our roulette
Original Lyrics:
We are bound by all the rest
Kenny Loggins and Stevie Nicks', "Whenever I Call You "Friend""
Misheard Lyrics:
I see myself within your lies
Original Lyrics:
I see myself within your eyes
Madonna's, "La Isla Bonita"
Misheard Lyrics:
And in the summer rains
Original Lyrics:
And when the samba played
Madonna's, "La Isla Bonita"
Misheard Lyrics:
I fell in love with a beggar.
Original Lyrics:
I fell in love with San Pedro
Madonna's, "Like a Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just like a train, I'll take you there
Original Lyrics:
Just like a prayer, I'll take you there
Martika's, "Toy Soldiers"
Misheard Lyrics:
We all looked down
Original Lyrics:
We all fall down
Martika's, "Toy Soldiers"
Misheard Lyrics:
We all love Dad
Original Lyrics:
We all fall down
Phil Collins', "In the Air Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well if Jew told Steve you are downy, I will not lend a ham
Original Lyrics:
Well if you told me you were drowning
I would not lend a hand.
Rod Stewart's, "Young Turks"
Misheard Lyrics:
Young tots be free tonight
Original Lyrics:
Young hearts be free tonight
Simply Red's, "Money's Too Tight (To Mention)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Money's too tight dementia.
Original Lyrics:
Money's too tight to mention.
Styx's, "Mr. Roboto"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who hides behind a mask
Original Lyrics:
Who hides behind a man
The Pointer Sisters', "Slow Hand"
Misheard Lyrics:
Looking into minds
Original Lyrics:
Looking into mine
Winger's, "Headed for a Heartbreak"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't make me herpes
Original Lyrics:
Don't make me hurt you
 
1990s
Culture Beat's, "Mr. Vain"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know what I want and I want it now.
I want you, calling Mr Baines.
Original Lyrics:
I know what I want, and I want it now
I want you, 'cause I'm Mr. Vain.
Hootie & the Blowfish's, "Old Man & Me (When I Get to Heaven)"
Misheard Lyrics:
In a boy filled with pain
Original Lyrics:
In a voice filled with pain
Hootie & the Blowfish's, "Tucker's Town"
Misheard Lyrics:
Then he smiled with great release
Original Lyrics:
Then he smiled with great relief
M People's, "Search for the Hero"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've got to search for the covid inside yourself
Original Lyrics:
You've got to search for the hero inside yourself
Sophie B. Hawkins', "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover"
Misheard Lyrics:
A mother f***er, and I’m comin’ up dimes.
Original Lyrics:
Gettin' on a subway, and I'm comin' uptown
Sting's, "Desert Rose"
Misheard Lyrics:
I dream of rain in LA LA (Los Angeles)
Original Lyrics:
I dream of rain
I lift my gaze to empty skies above
Winger's, "Miles Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just for the morning, I return
Original Lyrics:
Just for the moment, I reach out
 
2000s
Gotye featuring Kimbra's, "Somebody That I Used to Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
She didn't have to tough it up
Original Lyrics:
She didn't have to cut me off
Gwen Stefani's, "What You Waiting For"
Misheard Lyrics:
And they're all waiting for your high tech
Original Lyrics:
And they're all waiting for your hot check
Jay Z featuring Alicia Keys', "Empire State of Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
In new york! concrete jungle wet dream tomato!
Original Lyrics:
In new York Concrete jungle where dreams are made of
Kaiser Chiefs', "Everyday I Love You Less and Less"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, naked photo's of me!
Original Lyrics:
Oh, they keep photo's of me!
Kanye West ft. Jamie Foxx's, "Gold Digger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey everybody, ow my knees.
Original Lyrics:
She gives me money
When I'm in need.
Kouji Wada & AiM & Michihiko Oota's, "Starting Point"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shall we go?
Original Lyrics:
Here we go
The Black Eyed Peas', "Boom Boom Pow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got a Kit Kat
Original Lyrics:
Gotta get that
 
2010s
Justin Timberlake's, "Can't Stop the Feeling"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got that insole in my feet
Original Lyrics:
Got that good soul in my feet
Pink's, "What About Us"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are Rockettes pointing up at the stars
Original Lyrics:
We are rockets pointing up at the stars
The Weeknd's, "Blinding Lights"
Misheard Lyrics:
I said ooh I'll die in bed tonight
Nothing's gonna stop me from my touch
Original Lyrics:
I said, ooh, I'm blinded by the lights
No, I can't sleep until I feel your touch
 
country
Easton Corbin's, "All Over the Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't wanna get no ticket
Don't wanna cause no wreck
It's hard to concentrate with her pretty little lips on my dick
Original Lyrics:
Don't wanna get no ticket
Don't wanna cause no wreck
It's hard to concentrate with her pretty little lips on my neck
 
misc
Traditional's, "Yankee Doodle"
Misheard Lyrics:
And give the girls pink candy!
Original Lyrics:
And with the girls, be handy

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