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1960s
Bobby Goldsboro's, "Honey"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cedar tree
Original Lyrics:
See the tree
Lovin' Spoonful's, "Nashville Cats"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nashville cats play clean's country waters
Nashville cats play mom's mountain dew
Original Lyrics:
Nashville cats play clean as country waters
Nashville cats play wild as mountain dew
Nat King Cole's, "Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just stop the sun and moon...
Original Lyrics:
Dust off the sun and moon...
Tom Jones', "Green Green Grass of Home"
Misheard Lyrics:
For there's a God, and there's a fat, old hombre.
Original Lyrics:
For there's a guard and there's a sad old padre.
 
1970s
Elton John's, "Crocodile Rock"
Misheard Lyrics:
I remember when rock goes on
Original Lyrics:
I remember when rock was young
Elton John's, "Step Into Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eat some chocolate cake and come along with me.
Original Lyrics:
Eat, drink, and be merry. Come along with me.
Fleetwood Mac's, "Dreams"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now here you go again, you say you want your freedom
Well, who am I to keep you down?
Whichever way you use t' play the way you' feelin'
But listen carefully to the sound
Of a loneliness
Like the heartbeat cries you make
And the stillness of the memory of what you had
And what you lost
And what you had
And what you lost
[Chorus]
Oh, thunder only happens when it's raining
Players only love you when they're playing
Say, women, they will come and they will go
When the rainbow says you're clean, you'll know
You'll know
Original Lyrics:
Now here you go again, you say you want your freedom
Well, who am I to keep you down?
It's only right that you should play the way you feel it
But listen carefully to the sound of your loneliness
Like a heartbeat drives you mad
In the stillness of remembering what you had
And what you lost
And what you had
And what you lost
[Chorus]
Oh, thunder only happens when it's raining
Players only love you when they're playing
Say, women, they will come and they will go
When the rain washes you clean, you'll know
You'll know
The Captain and Tennille's, "Love Will Keep Us Together"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hi there
Original Lyrics:
I will
 
1980s
Belinda Carlisle's, "Heaven Is a Place on Earth"
Misheard Lyrics:
We'll make Canada a place on Earth
Original Lyrics:
We'll make heaven a place on Earth
Bon Jovi's, "Living on a Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tommy goes to work on the dots
Original Lyrics:
Tommy used to work on the docks
Bryan Adams', "One Night Love Affair"
Misheard Lyrics:
One-eyed love affair
Original Lyrics:
One night love affair
Elton John's, "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tripoli
Original Lyrics:
She's with me
Funkadelic's, "The Electric Spanking of War Babies"
Misheard Lyrics:
I, at the early age of 72
Original Lyrics:
I, at the early age of seventeen
Jesse Frederick's, "As Days Go By (Family Matters Theme)"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's an air conditioner
Original Lyrics:
It's a rare condition
Living Colour's, "Cult of Personality"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’m the colour of personality
Original Lyrics:
I’m the cult of personality
Madonna's, "Stay"
Misheard Lyrics:
But if you go I'd rather say goodbyin' instead
Original Lyrics:
But if you go I'd rather think of dying instead
Madonna's, "Stay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Then we can scoo, scoo, scoo, scoodely be bop, yeah
Original Lyrics:
Then we can scoop, scoop, scoop, scoodely be bop, yeah
Men Without Hats', "The Safety Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody look at your friends
Original Lyrics:
Everybody look at your hands
Michael Jackson's, "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mama say mama say cuchala
Original Lyrics:
You wanna be startin' somethin'
Mr. Mister's, "Kyrie"
Misheard Lyrics:
My heart as always wants my memories
My body burns a gin-like flame
Somewhere between the soul and salt machine
Is where I find myself again
[Chorus]
Carry a laser down the road that I must travel
Carry a laser through the darkness of the night
Carry a laser where I go, and will you follow?
Carry a laser down the highway in the night
Original Lyrics:
My heart is old, it holds my memories
My body burns a gemlike flame
Somewhere between the soul and soft machine
Is where I find myself again
[Chorus]
Kyrie eleison, down the road that I must travel
Kyrie eleison, through the darkness of the night
Kyrie eleison, where I'm going, will you follow?
Kyrie eleison, on a highway in the light
Pet Shop Boys', "West End Girls"
Misheard Lyrics:
In Western Town, the damn world
Eastern Boys and Western Girls
Original Lyrics:
A West End town, in a dead end world
The East End boys and West End girls
Starship's, "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
And if this world is out of numbers
Original Lyrics:
And if this world is out of lovers
The Captain and Tennille's, "Do That To Me One More Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
P***ed off like we just did
Original Lyrics:
Kiss me like we just did
Tiffany's, "All This Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
Something that can't kill you
Original Lyrics:
Something I can't give you
Tiffany's, "Could've Been"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every day and night
Original Lyrics:
Every day in my life
Tiffany's, "Radio Romance"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wonder if you're whispering
Original Lyrics:
I wonder if you're listening
Yes', "Owner of a Lonely Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Older than a broken car
Original Lyrics:
Owner of a broken heart
Yes', "Owner of a Lonely Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Older than a lonely heart
Original Lyrics:
Owner of a lonely heart
Yes', "Owner of a Lonely Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
People in disguise
Original Lyrics:
Eagle in the sky
 
1990s
Chumbawamba's, "Tubthumping"
Misheard Lyrics:
He takes a risky thing
or
He takes a risqué thing
Original Lyrics:
He takes a whiskey drink
Chumbawamba's, "Tubthumping"
Misheard Lyrics:
I get a lockdown
Original Lyrics:
I get knocked down
Chumbawamba's, "Tubthumping"
Misheard Lyrics:
I get locked out
Original Lyrics:
I get knocked down
Chumbawamba's, "Tubthumping"
Misheard Lyrics:
I get logged out
Original Lyrics:
I get knocked down
Chumbawamba's, "Tubthumping"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, buy for me a vaccination
Original Lyrics:
Don't cry for me, next door neighbor
Dishwalla's, "Counting Blue Cars"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mustard beard
or
Mustang beard
Original Lyrics:
Must have been
Dishwalla's, "Counting Blue Cars"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell him all your thoughts on cars
Original Lyrics:
Tell him all your thoughts on God
Green Day's, "Brain Stew"
Misheard Lyrics:
Face is gnome
Original Lyrics:
Face is numb
Green Day's, "When I Come Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
I heard you trying out
Original Lyrics:
I heard you crying loud
INXS's, "Heaven Sent"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tuesday she works in the
Library Hotel
Original Lyrics:
Tuesday she works in the
Library uptown
Madonna's, "Vogue"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gingivitis, cash on hand
Original Lyrics:
Ginger Rogers, dance on air
Portrait's, "Here We Go Again!"
Misheard Lyrics:
I have an announcement (what announcement)
It's in the scene (what scene)
See what I mean? (no)
I don't know but I don't want to get too deep
Original Lyrics:
Climb a mountain (what mountain)
Swim a sea (what sea)
See what I mean? (no)
I don't know but I don't want to get too deep
Tara Kemp's, "Hold You Tight"
Misheard Lyrics:
I just want it overtime
Original Lyrics:
I just wanna hold you tight
The Blackout Allstars', "I Like It"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've gone far
Original Lyrics:
I got soul
 
2000s
R. Kelly's, "I Wish"
Misheard Lyrics:
I win, I win, I win
Original Lyrics:
I wish, I wish, I wish
Robbie Williams', "Feel"
Misheard Lyrics:
My head speaks a language I don't understand
Original Lyrics:
My hip speaks a language I don't understand
 
2010s
David Guetta's, "Titanium (ft. Sia)"
Misheard Lyrics:
You shat it out
Original Lyrics:
You shout I out
Justin Timberlake's, "Mirrors"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause with your hand in my hand and a pocket full of snow, I can tell
Original Lyrics:
'Cause with your hand in my hand and a pocket full of soul, I can tell
Meghan Trainor's, "All About That Bass"
Misheard Lyrics:
We know that s*** any real
Original Lyrics:
We know that s*** ain't real
Nicki Minaj's, "Anaconda"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can tell I'm missing no milk
Original Lyrics:
You can tell I'm missing no meals
 
misc
Traditional's, "John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt"
Misheard Lyrics:
His age is 92
Original Lyrics:
His name is my name, too

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