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1960s
Otis Redding's, "Respect"
Misheard Lyrics:
But all that's nasty
Original Lyrics:
But all I'm asking
Simon and Garfunkel's, "Cecilia"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh Cecilia, get off of my knees.
You’re breaking my knees, so go home.
Original Lyrics:
Oh Cecilia, I’m down on my knees.
I’m begging you please to come home
 
1970s
America's, "I Need You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every day I left the office away
Original Lyrics:
Every day I laugh the hours away
Billy Joel's, "Scenes from an Italian Restaurant"
Misheard Lyrics:
But you can never go that way again
Original Lyrics:
But you can never go back there again
Billy Joel's, "Vienna"
Misheard Lyrics:
The arrow waits for you
Original Lyrics:
Vienna waits for you
Blondie's, "Heart Of Glass"
Misheard Lyrics:
What kind of love, oh it was a blast
Soon turned out, had a water glass.
Original Lyrics:
Once I had a love and it was a gas
Soon turned out had a heart of glass
Boz Scaggs', "Lido Shuffle"
Misheard Lyrics:
One more for the load
Original Lyrics:
One more for the road
Daniel Boone's, "Beautiful Sunday"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ha ha ha, beautiful Sunday
Original Lyrics:
Hi hi hi, beautiful Sunday
David Bowie's, "Rebel Rebel"
Misheard Lyrics:
Never ending
Original Lyrics:
Rebel Rebel
Frankie Valli's, "Swearin' to God"
Misheard Lyrics:
Swingin' to Hollywood
Original Lyrics:
Swearin' to God
Gallery's, "Nice To Be With You"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're gonna feed me in every way
Original Lyrics:
You're gonna please me in every way
Gilbert O'Sullivan's, "Alone Again (Naturally)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And climbing to the top will throw myself up
Original Lyrics:
And climbing to the top will throw myself off
Hot Chocolate's, "You Sexy Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I believe in midget ghouls
Original Lyrics:
I believe in miracles
Hot Chocolate's, "You Sexy Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I believe in nickels
Original Lyrics:
I believe in miracles
Misheard Lyrics:
Anytime you say a prayer
Original Lyrics:
Anytime you need a friend
Kiss', "Rock and Roll All Nite"
Misheard Lyrics:
You keep on shopping
Original Lyrics:
You keep on shouting
Little Feat's, "Willin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you give me weed, rice, and wine.
Original Lyrics:
If you give me weed, whites, and wine
Nazareth's, "Love Hurts"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm young Arnold
Original Lyrics:
I'm young, I know
Procol Harum's, "Conquistador"
Misheard Lyrics:
I could see no face to unwind
Original Lyrics:
I could see no maze to unwind
Procol Harum's, "Conquistador"
Misheard Lyrics:
I could see no mace to unwind
Original Lyrics:
I could see no maze to unwind
Van Halen's, "Runnin' with the Devil"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain't got not live.
No love is for real.
Original Lyrics:
Ain't got no love,
No love you'd call real
 
1980s
Aerosmith's, "Janie's Got A Gun"
Misheard Lyrics:
They said when Janie was arrested They found him on an inventory
Original Lyrics:
They said when Janie was arrested
They found him underneath a train.
Billy Ocean's, "Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Carrie's too sweet
or
Caribou's sweet
Original Lyrics:
Caribbean Queen
Misheard Lyrics:
Like Iraq
Original Lyrics:
Like a Rock
Eddy Grant's, "Electric Avenue"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're gonna lock down 2 Electric Avenue
Original Lyrics:
We're gonna rock down to Electric Avenue
Madonna's, "La Isla Bonita"
Misheard Lyrics:
And when the summer brings
The sun that sets so high
Into my ears and in my eyes
Original Lyrics:
And when the samba played
The sun would set so high
Ring through my ears and sting my eyes.
Pogues', "Fairytale Of New York"
Misheard Lyrics:
The boys of the NYPD choir were singing, going bang
Original Lyrics:
The boys of the NYPD choir were singing 'Galway Bay'.
Quincy Jones', "Ai No Corrida"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not Korean
Original Lyrics:
Ai No Corrida
Toni Basil's, "Mickey"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, Mickey, what a feeling you don't understand
Original Lyrics:
Oh, Mickey, what a pity you don't understand
U2's, "Angel of Harlem"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ancient Harlem
Original Lyrics:
Angel of Harlem
 
1990s
Jewel's, "Foolish Games"
Misheard Lyrics:
These two-year rates
Original Lyrics:
These foolish games
Smash Mouth's, "Can't Get Enough Of You Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rattle on
Baby, rattle on
Original Lyrics:
Right or wrong
Baby, right or wrong
Smash Mouth's, "Can't Get Enough of You, Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't get another new baby
Original Lyrics:
I can't get enough of you, baby
Sting's, "Fields of Gold"
Misheard Lyrics:
As we walk the folds of corn
Original Lyrics:
As we walk in fields of gold.
 
2000s
Enya's, "Wild Child"
Misheard Lyrics:
Run away!
Original Lyrics:
What a day
Fat Joe ft. Ashanti & Ja Rule's, "What's Luv?"
Misheard Lyrics:
With chicks that's swillin' the Trix with us, uh
Original Lyrics:
With chicks that's willin' to triz with us, uh
Mcfly's, "Mr Brightside"
Misheard Lyrics:
peels and me turning paint into the sea
pimping through sick lullabies
choking on your old abide
Original Lyrics:
jealousy turning saints into the sea
swimming through sick lullabies
chocking on your allibies
The Cribs', "You're Gonna Lose Us"
Misheard Lyrics:
You don't wanna go to Paris
Original Lyrics:
He no longer goes to parties
Theme Songs', "Zoom"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come on and zoom, you know it too
Come on and zoom, we're starting Zoom
Original Lyrics:
Come on and zoom, you call the tune
Come on and zoom, we're starting soon
 
2010s
5SOS's, "Hey Everybody!"
Misheard Lyrics:
We can all get laid
Original Lyrics:
We can all get paid
Commercial's, "Meaningful Beauty"
Misheard Lyrics:
But only a limited number of kids are in stock
Original Lyrics:
But only a limited number of kits are in stock
Selena Gomez's, "Good for You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm farting carrots; I'm farting carrots
Original Lyrics:
I'm on my fourteen carats; I'm fourteen carats
The Weeknd's, "Blinding Lights"
Misheard Lyrics:
I said ooh I’m blinding the lights
Original Lyrics:
I said ooh I’m blinded by the lights
 
country
Lonestar's, "Mr. Mom"
Misheard Lyrics:
Representing a Maytag dryer
Original Lyrics:
Pampers melt in a Maytag dryer
 
misc
Betty Boop's, "I've Got a Cold in My Nose"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got a toad in my nose.
Original Lyrics:
I've got a cold in my nose.
 
xmas
Band Aid II's, "Do They Know It's Christmas?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Feel the warmth
Original Lyrics:
Feed the world
Dean Martin's, "A Marshmallow World"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a minty day
Original Lyrics:
It's a whipped cream day
Sia's, "Candy Cane Lane"
Misheard Lyrics:
So get dressed and depressed
Original Lyrics:
So get dressed and impressed
Sia's, "Santa’s Coming for Us"
Misheard Lyrics:
Santa’s coming for lunch
Original Lyrics:
Santa’s Coming for Us
Traditional's, "Deck the Halls"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gone we now have day of peril
Original Lyrics:
Don we now our gay apparel

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