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1960s
Buffalo Springfield's, "For What It's Worth"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stop, Joseph, what's that sound?
Original Lyrics:
Stop, children, what's that sound?
Ray Charles', "Georgia on My Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Keeps Joan Jett on my mind
Original Lyrics:
Keeps Georgia on my mind
 
1970s
Al Stewart's, "Year of the Cat"
Misheard Lyrics:
She comes in and says “I’m for Julie”
Original Lyrics:
She comes in incense or patchouli
Albert Hammond's, "It Never Rains In Southern California"
Misheard Lyrics:
That awful bus - don't know which one to take
Original Lyrics:
Had offers but don't know which one to take
Bay City Rollers', "Give a Little Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a teenage dream
To be seventeen
And to find you're all wrapped up in drugs
Original Lyrics:
It's a teenage dream
To be seventeen
And to find you're all wrapped up in love
Boney M's, "Rasputin"
Misheard Lyrics:
But he was real great when he had a girl to sleaze
Original Lyrics:
But he was real great when he had a girl to squeeze
Diana Ross', "I'm Still Waiting"
Misheard Lyrics:
You said your folks were BAME
And made me cry again
Original Lyrics:
You gave your folks the blame
And made me cry again
Prism's, "Armageddon "
Misheard Lyrics:
Home again
Carry me home
Original Lyrics:
Armageddon
Carry me home
Stevie Wonder's, "Superstition"
Misheard Lyrics:
Brownies on the wall
Original Lyrics:
Writing on the wall
Stevie Wonder's, "Superstition"
Misheard Lyrics:
Letters about to fall
or
Lettuce about to fall
Original Lyrics:
Ladders about to fall
 
1980s
AC/DC's, "Dirty Deeds (Done Dirt Cheap)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dirty Dean and the Thunder Chimp
Original Lyrics:
Dirty deeds and they're done dirt cheap.
Anita Baker's, "Just Because"
Misheard Lyrics:
I love you just recall
Original Lyrics:
I love you just because
Club Nouveau's, "Why You Treat Me So Bad"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell me that I always heard you
Original Lyrics:
Tell me that I always hurt you
Hot Chocolate's, "You Sexy Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't need an uncle
Original Lyrics:
I believe in miracles
James Reyne's, "Hammerhead"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've been hanging with a noxious weed down my way
Original Lyrics:
You've been hanging with the nicest people a hammerhead
Misheard Lyrics:
do that fungi
Original Lyrics:
Do the conga
Musical Youth's, "Pass the Dutchie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ask the junkies on the left-hand side
Original Lyrics:
Pass the dutchie 'pon the left-hand side
Musical Youth's, "Pass the Dutchie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pass the junkies on the left-hand side
Original Lyrics:
Pass the dutchie 'pon the left-hand side
Napalm Death's, "Dead"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dead!
Original Lyrics:
Die!
Napalm Death's, "You Suffer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hulk!
Original Lyrics:
You suffer, but why?
Sade's, "The Sweetest Taboo"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've given me the sweet attitude
Original Lyrics:
You've given me the sweetest taboo
Sade's, "The Sweetest Taboo"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've given me the sweetest attitude
Original Lyrics:
You've given me the sweetest taboo
 
1990s
311's, "Come Original"
Misheard Lyrics:
Son of a gun and son of a bitch
Original Lyrics:
Some of them whine and some of them bitch
Barbra Streisand and Bryan Adams', "I Finally Found Someone"
Misheard Lyrics:
I finally found my mom
Original Lyrics:
I finally found the one
Coolio's, "C U When U Get There"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause now you know I lost my husband
Original Lyrics:
'Cause now you done lost the hustler
Coolio's, "C U When U Get There"
Misheard Lyrics:
But you're mine and your hair
I'll see you when you get there
Original Lyrics:
But your mind ain't prepared
I'll see you when you get there
Cornershop's, "Brimful Of Asha"
Misheard Lyrics:
Graham Voodoo Lasher on the 45
Original Lyrics:
Brimful of asha on the 45.
Eiffel 65's, "Blue (Da Ba Dee)"
Misheard Lyrics:
About a little girl who lives in the blue world
Original Lyrics:
About a little guy who lives in the blue world
Kate Bush's, "Under the Ivy"
Misheard Lyrics:
I sit here in the thunder
Agueweed and the gray
Original Lyrics:
I sit here in the thunder
The green on the gray
Len's, "Steal My Sunshine"
Misheard Lyrics:
(If you see Natasha)
Original Lyrics:
(If you steal my sunshine)
Luniz's, "I Got 5 On It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Drink the USO pee up
Original Lyrics:
Drink the VSOP up
Macy Gray's, "I Try"
Misheard Lyrics:
But my smiles are just a fraud
Just a fraud, hey
OR
But my smiles are just upfront
Just upfront, hey
Original Lyrics:
But my smiles are just a front
Just a front, hey
Marc Anthony's, "I Need to Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell me baby boy
Original Lyrics:
Tell me baby girl
Nirvana's, "Heart Shaped Box"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey! Wayne! I've got a missile plane!
Original Lyrics:
Hey! Wait! I got a new complaint!
Rage Against The Machine's, "Take the Power Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
Normalize
Normalize
Normalize
Normalize
Normalize
Normalize
Normalize
Normalize
Original Lyrics:
No more lies
No more lies
No more lies
No more lies
No more lies
No more lies
No more lies
No more lies
Ricky Martin's, "She's All I Ever Had"
Misheard Lyrics:
And do it all
Original Lyrics:
And through it all
Slipknot's, "Wait And Bleed"
Misheard Lyrics:
Inside my shower I wait and bleed
Original Lyrics:
Inside my shell I wait and bleed
Static-X's, "I Am"
Misheard Lyrics:
Put it right in my mouth
And I'm ready to shoot
Let's just die here
Original Lyrics:
Put a gun in my mouth
And threaten to shoot
Justice died here
Static-X's, "Wisconsin Death Trip"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pushing out a pony
Original Lyrics:
Pushing out the phony
Tool's, "Aenima"
Misheard Lyrics:
Some see a comic book fall from the sky
Original Lyrics:
Some say a comet will fall from the sky
 
2000s
Creed's, "With Arms Wide Open"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I was Oprah
Original Lyrics:
With arms wide open
Cupid's, "Cupid Shuffle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Doofus Shuffle
Original Lyrics:
Cupid Shuffle
DJ Sammy's, "Heaven"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now my freedom's coming true
Through the good times and the best
Original Lyrics:
Now my dreams are coming true
Through the good times and the bad
Jet's, "Are You Gonna Be My Girl?"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's so sweet with her death black stare.
Original Lyrics:
She's so sweet with her get back stare.
Project 86's, "One Armed Man (Play On)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Medium f***ing rare!
Original Lyrics:
Needed something real!
Ricky Martin's, "She Bangs"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come to me
Original Lyrics:
Talk to me
 
2010s
Avicii's, "Wake Me Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
So let's find Barbie
Original Lyrics:
So it's fine by me
Coldplay's, "Champion of the World "
Misheard Lyrics:
I've wandered the whole wide world but, baby Post Malone
Original Lyrics:
I've wandered the whole wide world but, baby, you're the best.
Little Mix's, "Shout Out To My Ex"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hate to my ex
Original Lyrics:
Here's to my ex
Paramore's, "Anklebiters"
Misheard Lyrics:
Try to remember how it felt
To just make up your own s*x
Original Lyrics:
Try to remember how it felt
To just make up your own steps

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