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1950s
Doris Day's, "Tea for Two"
Misheard Lyrics:
Two for you and two for me
Original Lyrics:
Tea for two and two for tea
 
1960s
The Band's, "Chest Fever"
Misheard Lyrics:
But just before she leaves, she will see
Original Lyrics:
But just before she leaves, she receives
The Four Tops', "7-Rooms of Gloom"
Misheard Lyrics:
I live with Empty Nest
Original Lyrics:
I live with emptiness
The Four Tops', "Ask the Lonely"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just ask Maloney
Original Lyrics:
Just ask the lonely
The Four Tops', "If I Were a Carpenter"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I was the Carpenters
And you were Greg Brady
Original Lyrics:
If I were a carpenter
And you were a lady
The Four Tops', "It's All in the Game"
Misheard Lyrics:
You got worse
Original Lyrics:
You have words
The Four Tops', "Shake Me, Wake Me (When It's Over)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And wake me when he's sober
Original Lyrics:
And wake me when it's over
The Four Tops', "You Keep Running Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
But still you won't say
Original Lyrics:
But still you won't stay
 
1970s
ABBA's, "Dancing Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Feel the heat from the summer heat
Original Lyrics:
Feel the beat from the tambourine
Abba's, "Gimme Gimme Gimme"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm watching my late charm in my flat all alone
Original Lyrics:
Watching the late show in my flat all alone
Blondie's, "Heart Of Glass"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ho Chi Minh's shirt
Original Lyrics:
Mucho mistrust
Bob Dylan's, "Idiot Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Beware of leopards that change stripes
Original Lyrics:
I ran into the fortune teller, who said beware of lightning that might strike
Elton John's, "Border Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's my brother, let us...let us live in heat.
Original Lyrics:
He's my brother, let us...let us live in peace.
Elton John's, "Step Into Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Step into reading
With permission free
Original Lyrics:
Step into Christmas
The admission's free
Golden Earring's, "The Twilight Zone"
Misheard Lyrics:
So you will come and go, when the bullet hits the bone
Original Lyrics:
Soon you will come to know, when the bullet hits the bone
Jim Ellis', "WKRP In Cincinnati (Closing Theme)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Went to a bar till I got kicked right outta here
Stick around the world till I whacked a hole in 'er heart
Was I?
Good bartender I had a better hit here
But then I wouldn't do it till I put a lovin' in her heart ...meow!
Original Lyrics:
Mad tooth bar chin-up, box zing outta her hair now
Still do the modern day whack-a-mole ditto-o-o
What's that?
Good bartender, I'da hat-beer 'n' head out
I said I wouldn't do it if a poodle had a lid on
Melanie's, "Brand New Key"
Misheard Lyrics:
It almost seems that you're supporting me.
Original Lyrics:
It almost seems like you're avoiding me.
Paul McCartney's, "Maybe I'm Amazed"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maybe I'm amazed at the way you poop me out of time
Original Lyrics:
Maybe, I'm amazed at the way you pulled me out of time
Ray Stevens', "The Streak"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't look it, though!
Original Lyrics:
Don't look, Ethel!
Simon & Garfunkel's, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll take your paw when darkness comes
Original Lyrics:
I'll take your part when darkness comes
The Four Tops', "MacArthur Park (Part II)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Used to be the one
Original Lyrics:
You'll still be the one
Misheard Lyrics:
Buyer
Original Lyrics:
Fire
 
1980s
Bruce Springsteen's, "Glory Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
Snowy days
Original Lyrics:
Glory days
Enya's, "Cursum Perficio"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why must you be a penis?
Original Lyrics:
Post nubila, Phoebus
Jesse Frederick's, "Everywhere You Look"
Misheard Lyrics:
A line is waiting to pamper yourself
Original Lyrics:
A light is waiting to carry you home
Pet Shop Boys', "Always on My Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
You were always on Nightline
Original Lyrics:
You were always on my mind
The Pointer Sisters', "Automatic"
Misheard Lyrics:
With its eggs in vision
Original Lyrics:
With its X-ray vision
 
1990s
C+C Music Factory's, "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody chase her
Original Lyrics:
Everybody dance now
Carly Simon's, "The Promise and the Prize"
Misheard Lyrics:
In my arms
Original Lyrics:
In my eyes
Go West's, "King of Wishful Thinking"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I won't sh*t a chill for you
Original Lyrics:
But I won't shed a tear for you
Go West's, "King of Wishful Thinking"
Misheard Lyrics:
I refuse to give into my bills, that's not how it's going to be
Original Lyrics:
I refuse to give into my blues, that's not how it's going to be
The Cure's, "Friday I'm in Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Thursday, watch the wetter instead.
Original Lyrics:
Thursday, watch the walls instead.
The Wallflowers', "One Headlight"
Misheard Lyrics:
With one elephant
Original Lyrics:
With one headlight
 
2000s
Beck's, "Broken Train"
Misheard Lyrics:
This is the real me ladies
You won't find yourselves in here
Original Lyrics:
This is the real me ladies
You won't find no shelter here
Billie Joe Armstrong's, "Holiday"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sneak up to the president cat-man
Push away is your punishment!
Original Lyrics:
Sieg Heil to the president gasmen
Bombs away is your punishment!
Crossfade's, "Cold"
Misheard Lyrics:
I never meant to be stone cold
Original Lyrics:
I never meant to be so cold
New Order's, "Crystal"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a Pooh bear
Original Lyrics:
I'm a poor man
OSI's, "The Escape Artist"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kayleigh McEnany
Original Lyrics:
You can take your memory
Uncle Kracker's, "Follow Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
And swim 'til your parents takes a piss in the sea
Original Lyrics:
And swim through your veins like a fish in the sea
Weird Al Yankovic's, "White & Nerdy"
Misheard Lyrics:
...or do I like Bacall?
Original Lyrics:
...or do I like Picard?
 
2010s
Lana Del Rey's, "Video Games"
Misheard Lyrics:
He holds me in his big arse
Drunk and I am seeing stars, this is all I think of
Watching all our friends fall in and out of old paws
Original Lyrics:
He holds me in his big arms
Drunk and I am seeing stars, this is all I think of
Watching all our friends fall in and out of Old Paul's
One Direction's, "What Makes You Beautiful"
Misheard Lyrics:
Right now I'm milking a Jew and I can't believe
Original Lyrics:
Right now I'm looking at you and I can't believe
Uncle Kracker's, "Smile"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sting like a bird
Original Lyrics:
Sing like a bird
Young the Giant's, "Heat of the Summer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Feel like it's been forever
Since I had my s*** together
I just do what I wanna
In the heat of December
Original Lyrics:
Feel like it's been forever
Since I had my s*** together
I just do what I wanna
In the heat of the summer
 
xmas
Celine Dion's, "Don't Save It All for Christmas Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
People are buying
Original Lyrics:
People are dying
Coldplay's, "Christmas Lights"
Misheard Lyrics:
Still waiting for the snowballs
Original Lyrics:
Still waiting for the snow to fall
John Lennon and Yoko Ono's, "Happy Xmas (War is Over)"
Misheard Lyrics:
(Morning's over with a margin)
Original Lyrics:
(War is over, if you want it)
Judy Garland's, "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Happy golden days once more
Original Lyrics:
Happy golden days of yore
Pretenders', "2000 Miles"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is Veryfine
Original Lyrics:
Is very far
Weird Al Yankovic's, "The Night Santa Went Crazy"
Misheard Lyrics:
He decided to vomit
Original Lyrics:
He decided to bomb it

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