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1960s
Bob Dylan's, "Positively 4th Street"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I was down you just stood there pretty
Original Lyrics:
When I was down you just stood there grinnin'
Johnny Nash's, "The Mighty Hercules Theme"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hercules, winner of 8 good glory
Original Lyrics:
Hercules, winner of ancient glory
The Beach Boys', "Little Deuce Coupe"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's my little couscous
Original Lyrics:
She's my little deuce coupe
 
1970s
Andy Gibb's, "I Just Want to Be Your Everything"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you give a little more than your ass came for
Your love will turn Dickey
Original Lyrics:
If you give a little more than you're askin' for
Your love will turn the key
George Harrison's, "My Sweet Lord"
Misheard Lyrics:
My sweet love
Original Lyrics:
My sweet Lord
Grand Funk Railroad's, "We're An American BAnd"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hotel taquitas in Omaha
Original Lyrics:
Four young chiquitas in Omaha
Manfred Mann's Earth Band's, "Blinded By the Light"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wrapped up like a douche I heard a rumor in the night
Original Lyrics:
Wrapped up like a deuce, another runner in the night
Queen's, "39"
Misheard Lyrics:
For my life still I have,
Pity Me
Original Lyrics:
For my life still ahead,
Pity me
Seals & Crofts', "Summer Breeze"
Misheard Lyrics:
Through the screen and a toast or more
Original Lyrics:
Through the screen and across the floor
Ted Nugent's, "Cat Scratch Fever"
Misheard Lyrics:
Justin Bieber
Original Lyrics:
Cat Scratch Fever
Vicki Lawrence's, "The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't trust no soul or no blackface Southern lawyer
Original Lyrics:
Don't trust your soul to no backwoods Southern lawyer
 
1980s
Air Supply's, "Even the Nights are Better"
Misheard Lyrics:
Even the gays are frightened
Original Lyrics:
Even the days are brighter
Air Supply's, "Here I Am"
Misheard Lyrics:
Playing with those melodies again
Original Lyrics:
Playing with those memories again
Air Supply's, "Making Love Out of Nothing at All"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ricki Lake...on her talk show at home
Original Lyrics:
Making love...out of nothing at all
Air Supply's, "Sweet Dreams"
Misheard Lyrics:
This is the time when you need a prayer
Original Lyrics:
This is the time when you need a friend
Air Supply's, "The One That You Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Aspirin for another day
Original Lyrics:
Asking for another day
Bertie Higgins', "Key Largo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just like boogie in the car
Original Lyrics:
Just like Bogey and Bacall
Blondie's, "Heart of Glass"
Misheard Lyrics:
Riding high almost to the blueish sky
Original Lyrics:
Riding high on love's true blueish lie
Def Leppard's, "Armageddon It"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a gay man! I'm a gay man! Come on, Steve
Original Lyrics:
Armageddon it! Armaggedon it! Come on, Steve
George Harrison's, "Got My Mind Set on You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know how to buckle my shoe
Original Lyrics:
I know if I put my mind to it
George Harrison's, "Got My Mind Set on You"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's gonna take ancients of time
Original Lyrics:
It's gonna take patience and time
Lionel Richie's, "Truly"
Misheard Lyrics:
'cause I'm drooling
Original Lyrics:
'cause I'm truly
Marty Balin's, "Atlanta Lady (Something About You)"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's just something about your mother
Original Lyrics:
There's just something about your love
Marty Balin's, "Hearts"
Misheard Lyrics:
Odds can be that way
Original Lyrics:
Hearts can be that way
Scorpions', "The Zoo"
Misheard Lyrics:
And hungry eyes are p*ssing by on streets we call the zoo.
Original Lyrics:
And hungry eyes are passing by
On streets we call The Zoo.
Steve Perry's, "Foolish Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Feeling, not feeling again
Original Lyrics:
Feeling that feeling again
The Police's, "Bombs Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Guerilla girl, aww that's sweet
Original Lyrics:
Guerilla girl, hard and sweet
Whitesnake's, "Here I Go Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a homo I was born to walk alone
Original Lyrics:
Like a hobo I was born to walk alone.
 
1990s
Amy Grant's, "Baby, Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby I'm so ratified
Original Lyrics:
Baby I'm so glad you're mine
Amy Grant's, "Big Yellow Taxi"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey motherf***er
Original Lyrics:
Hey farmer farmer
Color Me Badd's, "All 4 Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I sing this ratified
Original Lyrics:
I sing this lullaby
Color Me Badd's, "I Adore Mi Amor"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dreamer, dream away
Original Lyrics:
Dream on, dream away
Damn Yankees', "High Enough"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can you take me high and low?
Original Lyrics:
Can you take me high enough?
Enrique Iglesias', "Bailamos"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pie a la mode
Original Lyrics:
Bailamos
Jamiroquai's, "Half The Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where our love will saw our knees
Original Lyrics:
Where our love was so at ease
Jesus Jones', "Right Here, Right Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
There is just one place I'd rather be
Original Lyrics:
There is no other place I'd rather be
Michael Jackson's, "They Don't Care About Us"
Misheard Lyrics:
The government don't wanna see it, but if Robert Kennedy was living
Original Lyrics:
The government don't wanna see it, but if Roosevelt was living
Saint Etienne's, "You're In A Bad Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're in a bag where every day seems just the same
Original Lyrics:
You're in a bad way
Every day seems just the same
Simply Red's, "Never Never Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you're not so lonely anymore
Original Lyrics:
When you're not below me anymore
Will Smith's, "Fresh Prince Of Bel Air"
Misheard Lyrics:
In Westville and O'Hare, born and raised
Original Lyrics:
In West Philadelphia, born and raised
 
2000s
Hilary and Haylie Duff's, "Our Lips Are Sealed"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain't no time for what they say
Original Lyrics:
Pay no mind to what they say
Hilary and Haylie Duff's, "Our Lips are Sealed"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't forget about us
Original Lyrics:
They care about us
Misheard Lyrics:
I need you like a hive needs a bee
It's up for you
Original Lyrics:
And I need you like a heart needs a beat
(But that's nothing new)
 
2010s
Agar Agar's, "Prettiest Virgin"
Misheard Lyrics:
Give me a wank if you want me to faint
Original Lyrics:
Give me a wink if you want me to faint
Commercial's, "Haribo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pictures come up from the show
Original Lyrics:
Kids and grown-ups love it so
Florence and the Machine's, "Spectrum (Say My Name)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Until we let the sweat drum in
Original Lyrics:
Until we let the spectrum in
Foster the People's, "Don’t Stop (Color on the Walls)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Iron Maiden everybody run run
Original Lyrics:
I run they run everybody run run
Kylie Minogue's, "Fine"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know you'll be fine
Original Lyrics:
You're gonna be fine
 
misc
Miley Cyrus', "Midnight Sky"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fighting my lungs, can't fight the devil on my tongue
Original Lyrics:
Fire in my lungs, can't bite the devil on my tongue
 
xmas
JD McPherson's, "Santa's Got a Mean Machine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Red f***in' seats, Santa, go, go, go!
Original Lyrics:
Red bucket seats, Santa, go, go, go!

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