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1960s
Simon & Garfunkel's, "At the Zoo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Orangutans are skeptical
Of changes in their cages
And the zooky bird is very fond of rum
Original Lyrics:
Orangutans are skeptical
Of changes in their cages
And the zookeeper is very fond of rum
The Beach Boys', "Fun, Fun, Fun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Said she forgot all about the Knott's Berry (Farm)
Original Lyrics:
Said she forgot all about the library
 
1970s
Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods', "Billy, Don't Be a Hero"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come back and make me some wine
Original Lyrics:
Come back and make me your wife
David Bowie's, "Starman"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a starman writing in the sky
Original Lyrics:
There's a starman waiting in the sky
Donna Summer's, "Hot Stuff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Looking for a foster, baby this evening
Original Lyrics:
Looking for some hot stuff, baby this evening
Earth, Wind & Fire's, "Fantasy"
Misheard Lyrics:
And we will live forever
Until the trail of never
Original Lyrics:
And we will live together
Until the 12th of never
Fleetwood Mac's, "Go Your Own Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can do your homework
Original Lyrics:
You can go your own way
Hot Chocolate's, "You Sexy Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I believe in intercourse
Original Lyrics:
I believe in miracles
Queen's, "Fat Bottomed Girls"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey I was just a skinny lab
Original Lyrics:
Hey I was just a skinny lad
Silver Convention's, "Fly, Robin, Fly"
Misheard Lyrics:
Over to the sky
Original Lyrics:
Up, up, to the sky
Sister Sledge's, "He's the Greatest Dancer"
Misheard Lyrics:
One night in a disco
On the islands of Frisco
Original Lyrics:
One night in a disco
On the outskirts of Frisco
The Miracles', "Love Machine"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I look in your eyes
My little stars to rise
Original Lyrics:
When I look in your eyes
My meter starts to rise
Theme Songs', "The Brady Bunch"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here's the story of another lady
Original Lyrics:
Here's the story of a lovely lady
 
1980s
Dire Straits', "Money for Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
What's that? Hawaiian Punches!
Original Lyrics:
What's that? Hawaiian noises!
Dire Straits', "Walk of Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
To the Walk of Fame
Original Lyrics:
Do the walk of life
Kylie Minogue's, "Got to Be Certain"
Misheard Lyrics:
What's all the Jury?
Original Lyrics:
What's all the hurry?
Randy Newman's, "I Love to See Ya Smile"
Misheard Lyrics:
I love a Caesar salad
Original Lyrics:
I love to see ya smile
The Clash's, "Should I Stay or Should I Go?"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I go, there will be trombones
And if I stay I will see Dumbo
Original Lyrics:
If I go, there will be trouble
And if I stay it will be double
Theme Songs', "3-2-1 Contact"
Misheard Lyrics:
Contract to the secret
Original Lyrics:
Contact is the secret
 
1990s
Aerosmith's, "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
The sweetest thing will never do
Original Lyrics:
The sweetest dream will never do
Babybird's, "You're Gorgeous"
Misheard Lyrics:
You rubbed an ice cube on my chest
Slapped me till it hurt
Original Lyrics:
You rubbed an ice cube on my chest
Snapped me till it hurt
Catatonia's, "Road Rage"
Misheard Lyrics:
If all you've got to prove today is your innocence
Jump down, you're as guilty as can be
Original Lyrics:
If all you've got to prove today is your innocence
Calm down, you're as guilty as can be
Cher's, "Believe"
Misheard Lyrics:
We believe in life above
Original Lyrics:
Do you believe in life after love?
Cornershop's, "Brimful of Asha"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're moving too fast at only 45
Original Lyrics:
Brimful of asha on the 45.
Madonna's, "Beautiful Stranger"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're everywhere I don't
Original Lyrics:
You're everywhere I go
Randy Newman's, "You've Got a Friend in Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's me and you boss
Original Lyrics:
It's me and you, boy
Theme Songs', "Nanalan'"
Misheard Lyrics:
No, no, no
Original Lyrics:
Na-na-na
Whitney Houston's, "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)"
Misheard Lyrics:
(Shoot, shoot, shoot)
Original Lyrics:
(Shoop, shoop, shoop)
 
2000s
Evanescence's, "Going Under"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm going forever
Original Lyrics:
I'm falling forever
Fall Out Boy's, "Sugar, We're Goin' Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be your #1 with a warning
Original Lyrics:
I'll be your #1 with a bullet
Gym Class Heroes', "Cupid's Chokehold/Breakfast in America"
Misheard Lyrics:
If that ain't nothing, I don't know what love is
Original Lyrics:
If that ain't love, then I don't know what love is
Jessica Simpson's, "I Think I'm in Love with You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I think I'm alone
Original Lyrics:
I think I'm in love
KT Tunstall's, "Black Horse and the Cherry Tree"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're not haunting me
Original Lyrics:
You're not the one for me
KT Tunstall's, "Suddenly I See"
Misheard Lyrics:
No E-I-C
Original Lyrics:
Suddenly I see
Kaiser Chiefs', "I Predict a Riot"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know that you’re dancing and
Laaaaaa
Original Lyrics:
An Old Leodensian
Laaaaaa
Kaiser Chiefs', "I Predict a Riot"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know that you’re tense-y and
Laaaaaa
Original Lyrics:
An Old Leodensian
Laaaaaa
Randy Newman's, "It's a Jungle Out There"
Misheard Lyrics:
Use a shovel out there
Original Lyrics:
It's a jungle out there
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not sure I like what I see
You'd better not f**k with me
Original Lyrics:
I'm not sure what I see
Cupid don't f**k with me
Switchfoot's, "Dare You to Move"
Misheard Lyrics:
I give it to you
Original Lyrics:
I dare you to move
The Fray's, "You Found Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh will you?
Original Lyrics:
Where were you?
 
2010s
Misheard Lyrics:
I saw the bills on the table for your unrequited love
Original Lyrics:
I saw the pills on the table for your unrequited love
Kanye West's, "Power"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know what it means to have all that power
Original Lyrics:
No one man should have all that power
Kelly Clarkson's, "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)"
Misheard Lyrics:
What doesn't kill you makes you strong, girl
Original Lyrics:
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger
Weird Al Yankovic's, "Perform This Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
Save your allowance, buy a Bible Belt
Original Lyrics:
Save your allowance, buy a bubble dress
 
xmas
Bobby Helms', "Jingle Bell Rock"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jingle around the block
Original Lyrics:
Jingle around the clock
Carly Simon's, "The Night Before Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Children kill me through the streets
Original Lyrics:
Children carry through the streets
Carpenters', "Merry Christmas Darling"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mary kissed us
Mary kissed us, darling
Original Lyrics:
Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas Darling
Traditional's, "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Peace on Earth and mercy my!
Original Lyrics:
Peace on Earth, and mercy mild
Traditional's, "The 12 Days of Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
A partridge and a cashier
Original Lyrics:
A partridge in a pear tree
Vince Guaraldi Trio's, "Christmas Time Is Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
Prison time is here
Original Lyrics:
Christmas time is here

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