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1950s
Cast of Damn Yankees', "(You Gotta Have) Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
You gotta have art
Original Lyrics:
You gotta have heart
 
1960s
Julie Andrews', "My Favorite Things"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I’m seasick
Original Lyrics:
When the bee stings
Ray Charles', "In the Heat of the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
But oh no
Original Lyrics:
But hold on
The Troggs', "Love is All Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
There’s no religion that’ll be nowhere
Original Lyrics:
There’s no beginning, there’ll be no end
 
1970s
Bob Marley's, "Stir It Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Steer it up
Original Lyrics:
Stir it up
Heart's, "Crazy on You"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the kids keep goin'
Original Lyrics:
And the kids keep comin'
James Brown's, "Super Bad"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wash me
Original Lyrics:
Watch me
John Denver's, "Sunshine on My Shoulders"
Misheard Lyrics:
And if I had a date
Original Lyrics:
And if I had a day
John Lennon's, "Whatever Gets You Through the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want you to go home
Original Lyrics:
I won't do you no harm
The Sweet's, "Hell Raiser"
Misheard Lyrics:
I said now mama you don't understand
Every time I touch a hand
It's like a burning in the fires of Hell
And if I hold it too long
You never can tell what would happen to me
Wouldn't want you to see
Original Lyrics:
I said now Mama, you don't understand
Every time I touch her hand
It's like I'm burning in the fires of Hell
And if I hold her too long
You never can tell what will happen to me
Wouldn't want you to see
The Sweet's, "Hell Raiser"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's came to life on the shell
Like a fish out of Hell
And when she's shaking like oooh
Everyone fell
It's a feat
And that's neat
And she took me COMPLETELY by surprise with her ultrasonic eyes
That were flashing like hysterical danger signs
She said, "Beware where you tread or you'll go out of your head!"
Original Lyrics:
She's like a live bomb shell
Like a flash out of hell
And when she's shaking her oooh
Everyone fell at her feet
And that's neat and she took me completely
By surprise with her ultrasonic eyes
That were flashing like hysterical danger signs
That said beware where you tread
Or you'll go out of your head
 
1980s
A-ha's, "Take On Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Slowly learning the python's ok
Original Lyrics:
Slowly learning that life is okay
Billy Joel's, "An Innocent Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am a medicine man
Original Lyrics:
I am an innocent man
Billy Joel's, "Leave a Tender Moment Alone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Leaving 'til this morning
Original Lyrics:
Leave a tender moment
Don Johnson's, "Heartbeat"
Misheard Lyrics:
Barney’s
Original Lyrics:
Heartbeat
Gary Numan's, "Cars"
Misheard Lyrics:
Me and my car
Original Lyrics:
Here in my car
Murray Head's, "One Night In Bangkok"
Misheard Lyrics:
The bars are temples, but the girls ain't free
Original Lyrics:
The bars are temples but the pearls ain't free
Murray Head's, "One Night in Bangkok"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get tied! You took her to a tourist booth
Every move's among the purest.
Original Lyrics:
Get Thai'd! You're talkin' to a tourist
Whose every move's among the purest.
Mötley Crüe's, "Kickstart My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
My heart, mung out Kickstart my heart
Original Lyrics:
My heart, my heart Kickstart my heart
Mötley Crüe's, "Kickstart My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
My heart, wrung out Kickstart my heart
Original Lyrics:
My heart, my heart Kickstart my heart
Phil Collins', "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)"
Misheard Lyrics:
So take a look at Leon
Original Lyrics:
So take a look at me now
Queen's, "I Want to Break Free"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dog nose
Original Lyrics:
God knows
The B-52's', "Love Shack"
Misheard Lyrics:
Horshack, Arnold Horshack
Original Lyrics:
Love Shack, baby, Love Shack
 
1990s
2 Unlimited's, "No Limit"
Misheard Lyrics:
No balance too deep
Original Lyrics:
No valley too deep
Andrew Gold's, "Final Frontier (Mad About You theme)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Buckle up your seatbelts
Original Lyrics:
Tell me all your secrets
Backstreet Boys', "We've Got It Goin' On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shut up 'cause Backstreet's got it
Original Lyrics:
Jam on 'cause Backstreet's got it
Laugh & Peace's, "Universal Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can feel my guilt-soaked four year old
Original Lyrics:
And get big; don't stop for your
Laugh & Peace's, "Universal Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
don't do pints of acid
Original Lyrics:
Don't do things that master
Manic Street Preachers', "A Design For Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Too sure for Wayne my cat
Original Lyrics:
to show from where I came
Manic Street Preachers', "A Design for Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Raichu in my daily case
Original Lyrics:
Right here in my dirty face
Skunk Anansie's, "Hedonism"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do you still have the same friends now
To smoke away your gremlins in your life?
Original Lyrics:
Do you still have the same friends now
To smoke away your problems in your life?
Snoop Dogg's, "Who Am I? (What's My Name?)"
Misheard Lyrics:
What's my other f***ing name?
Original Lyrics:
What's my motherf***ing name?
The Notorious B.I.G.'s, "Hypnotize"
Misheard Lyrics:
Never do, never choose you, Blue's Clues, too
Original Lyrics:
Never lose, never choose to, bruise crews who
The Rembrandts', "I'll Be There for You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your love's like Frito-Lay
Original Lyrics:
Your love life's D.O.A.
 
2000s
Black Eyed Peas', "Where Is the Love?"
Misheard Lyrics:
In fact this is what you demonstrate
Original Lyrics:
Madness is what you demonstrate
Rogue Traders', "Voodoo Child"
Misheard Lyrics:
You are my beauty chow, my beauty chow
Original Lyrics:
You are my voodoo child, voodoo child.
Smokey Robinson's, "I've Got You Under My Skin"
Misheard Lyrics:
In spite of the warm invoice that comes in the night
Original Lyrics:
In spite of the warning voice that comes in the night
Theme Songs', "Aloha, E Komo Mai (Theme for Lilo and Stitch)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Elila, woah ela
No no mean ol' Honda
Welcome cuz, come on by!
You know how you come on by.
Original Lyrics:
I laila, ʻO Kauaʻi la
No malihini ʻohana
Welcome cousins, a'cmon by
Aloha, e komo mai
 
2010s
Class Actress', "Let Me Take You Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get down tonight
Original Lyrics:
Downtown tonight
Kero Kero Bonito's, "It's Bugsnax"
Misheard Lyrics:
'cause it's not too violent
Original Lyrics:
Come to Snaktooth Island
Kero Kero Bonito's, "It's Bugsnax"
Misheard Lyrics:
Find a bug and climb a snack
Original Lyrics:
Kinda bug and kinda snack
Lorde's, "Royals"
Misheard Lyrics:
Go teeth, Grey ghouls, drippin' in the bathroom
Blood games, Baal towns, stretch in the hotel room.
We don't care. We're drivin' Cadillacs in our dreams.
But everybody's like Chris style May batch, diamonds on your time grease
Jet planes, islands, tigers on a fold leash.
We don't care, we aren't caught up in your love out there.
Original Lyrics:
Gold teeth, grey goose, tripping in the bathroom
Bloodstains, ball gowns, trashing the hotel room
We don't care, we're driving Cadillacs in our dreams
But everybody's like Cristal, Maybach, diamonds on your timepiece
Jet planes, islands, tigers on a gold leash
We don't care, we aren't caught up in your love affair
Lorde's, "Royals"
Misheard Lyrics:
We aren't caught caught up in your love out there.
Original Lyrics:
We aren't caught up in your love affair.
 
xmas
'N Sync's, "Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays"
Misheard Lyrics:
And all the treasures from above
Original Lyrics:
And all the presents from above
Carpenters', "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Christmas presents are here today
Original Lyrics:
Christmas present is here today
Darlene Love's, "All Alone On Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nobody hurts me
Original Lyrics:
Nobody oughta be
Eagles', "Please Come Home for Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Desperately ringing
Original Lyrics:
Bells will be ringing
Gwen Stefani featuring Blake Shelton's, "You Make It Feel Like Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna f*** you, baby
Original Lyrics:
I wanna thank you, baby
Kenny Rogers', "Kentucky Homemade Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's just another homemade Christmas with some turkey
Original Lyrics:
It's just another homemade Christmas in Kentucky
Sting's, "Soul Cake"
Misheard Lyrics:
On Soul Train
Original Lyrics:
A soul cake

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