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1950s
Joseph Dublin's, "Lambert the Sheepish Lion"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's always tryin' to be a lion, ooh-wee
Original Lyrics:
He's always tryin' to be a wild and wooly sheep
Sheb Wooley's, "Purple People Eater"
Misheard Lyrics:
It happened one night, one more flying purple pickle eater
Original Lyrics:
It was a one-eyed, one-horned, flying purple people eater
 
1970s
10cc's, "Life Is a Minestrone "
Misheard Lyrics:
Life is a minestrone
Served up performance and cheese
Original Lyrics:
Life is a minestrone
Served up with Parmesan cheese
Elvis Presley's, "Kentucky Rain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Seven lonely days
And a dozen pounds ago
Original Lyrics:
Seven lonely days
And a dozen towns ago
Steve Martin's, "King Tut"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's my favorite donkey
Original Lyrics:
He's my favorite honky
The Main Ingredient's, "Everybody Plays the Fool"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, before you do anything right
Original Lyrics:
Well, before you do anything rash
The Motors', "Airport"
Misheard Lyrics:
Edward, Edward, you've got a smiling face you took the one I love so far away
Fly her away - fly her away - Edward.
Original Lyrics:
Airport, Airport, you've got a smiling face, you took the one I love so far away
Fly her away - fly her away - airport.
Tony Christie's, "Avenues And Alleyways"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the avenues and alleyways,
Where the sodomy is easy to buy
Original Lyrics:
In the avenues and alleyways,
Where the soul of a man is easy to buy
Tony Orlando and Dawn's, "He Don't Love You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Girl, to him it's just another lay but wait
Original Lyrics:
Girl, to him it's just another play but wait
Village People's, "Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
That way
Original Lyrics:
That's where
 
1980s
ABC's, "When Smokey Sings"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I'm smoking your things, I hear violins.
When smoking your things, I forget everything.
Original Lyrics:
When Smokey sings I hear violins.
When Smokey sings I forget everything
Alphaville's, "Big in Japan"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bigger than pants
Original Lyrics:
Big in Japan
Billy Joel's, "We Didn't Start the Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mewtwo, Sara Lee, Crayola and Emily
Original Lyrics:
U-2, Syngman Rhee, Payola and Kennedy
Billy Joel's, "You're Only Human (Second Wind)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't forget your second wave
Original Lyrics:
Don't forget your second wind
Bruce Springsteen's, "Born in the U.S.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
Born down in a dead end town
Original Lyrics:
Born down in a dead man's town
Bruce Springsteen's, "Dancing in the Dark"
Misheard Lyrics:
I take one look in the mirror
Original Lyrics:
I check my look in the mirror
Eurythmics', "The Miracle of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mistaken miracle
Original Lyrics:
Must take a miracle
Foreigner's, "Waiting for a Girl Like You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maybe for you
Original Lyrics:
Waiting for you
Genesis', "Invisible Touch"
Misheard Lyrics:
She sees a hat and is it on the top shelf?
Original Lyrics:
She seems to have an invisible touch.
Iron Maiden's, "Fear Of The Dark"
Misheard Lyrics:
Philip the dog
Original Lyrics:
Fear of the dark
Martika's, "Toy Soldiers"
Misheard Lyrics:
We all lucked out
Original Lyrics:
We all fall down
Michelle Shocked's, "Anchorage"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you're angered out in Anchorage
Original Lyrics:
When you're anchored out in Anchorage
Paula Abdul's, "Straight Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
I keep getting cheers
Original Lyrics:
I keep getting chills
R.E.M.'s, "We Walk"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take places out in space.
Original Lyrics:
Take oasis, Marat's bathing.
The 49ers', "Touch Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Peter Pan is a man, oh yeah
Original Lyrics:
People can't understand it, oh yeah
The Buggles', "Video Killed the Radio Star"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ennio killed the radio star
Original Lyrics:
Video killed the radio star
The Gap Band's, "Big Fun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do I have jaws?
Original Lyrics:
Do I have a choice?
Yes', "Owner of a Lonely Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take your chances when you lose it
Original Lyrics:
Take your chances win or loser
 
1990s
Cherry Poppin' Daddies', "Zoot Suit Riot"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's two sisters and Merrilee
Original Lyrics:
It's two sisters and they're on leave
Live's, "I Alone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Freedom's not the end of this
Original Lyrics:
Fear is not the end of this
Melanie C's, "Northern Star"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't look back and don't suck up to their lies and advice
Original Lyrics:
Don't look back and don't succumb to their lies and goodbyes
Nelson's, "After the Rain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Look in the mirror cup
or
Look in the miracle
Original Lyrics:
Look in the mirror girl
Semisonic's, "Closing Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
One last call for alcohol so finish your whiskey of beer.
Original Lyrics:
One last call for alcohol
So finish your whiskey or beer
Shania Twain's, "From This Moment On"
Misheard Lyrics:
From this morning, I have been there
Original Lyrics:
From this moment, I have been blessed
The B-52's', "Good Stuff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Are you ready for biscuits?
Original Lyrics:
Are you ready for this?
 
2000s
Anna Nalick's, "Breathe (2 A.M.)"
Misheard Lyrics:
No one can find the meow button, girls/boys/now
Original Lyrics:
No one can find the rewind button, girls/boys/now
Daft Punk's, "Superheroes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Uh through me, yeah
Original Lyrics:
Something's in the air
Elton John's, "Original Sin"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell me why I shouldn't decide
Original Lyrics:
Tell me why I shudder inside
Eminem's, "Like Toy Soldiers"
Misheard Lyrics:
In bottles that I can handle
Original Lyrics:
In battles that I can handle
Movie Scripts', "Monster House"
Misheard Lyrics:
His boy sounds funny
Original Lyrics:
His voice sounds funny
OutKast featuring Sleepy Brown's, "The Way You Move"
Misheard Lyrics:
I like the lady move
Original Lyrics:
I like the way you move
Rachel Stevens', "Sweet Dreams My LA Ex"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, hang your red clothes up 'cause there's nothing left to prove now
Original Lyrics:
Hey, hang your red gloves up 'cause there's nothing left to prove now
Rihanna's, "Pon De Replay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, Mr. BJ
Original Lyrics:
Hey, Mr. DJ
Weezer's, "Beverly Hills"
Misheard Lyrics:
Happy girls never looked at me
or
Hippy girls never looked at me
or
Peppy girls never looked at me
Original Lyrics:
Preppy girls never looked at me
Weezer's, "Beverly Hills"
Misheard Lyrics:
Knowing that this song never ends
Original Lyrics:
Rolling like a celebrity
Weezer's, "Island in the Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
On an island in the stars
Original Lyrics:
On an island in the sun
 
2010s
Charlie Puth's, "Attention"
Misheard Lyrics:
Throwing that turd all on my name
Original Lyrics:
Throwing that dirt all on my knee
Post Malone's, "Circles"
Misheard Lyrics:
You thought that it was special, special
But it was just a sex boat, sex boat
Original Lyrics:
You thought that it was special, special
But it was just the sex though, sex though
 
country
Bill Engvall's, "Here's Your Sign"
Misheard Lyrics:
"Try Yoplait?"
Original Lyrics:
"Tire go flat?"
Shania Twain's, "Any Man of Mine"
Misheard Lyrics:
And any man who knows
How the story goes
Original Lyrics:
I need a man who knows
How the story goes

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