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1960s
Aretha Franklin's, "Respect"
Misheard Lyrics:
R-E-L-I-E-F
Find out what it needs to be
Original Lyrics:
R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Find out what it means to me
Fontella Bass', "Rescue Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fescue me
Original Lyrics:
Rescue me
Steam's, "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye"
Misheard Lyrics:
So dog go willy
Original Lyrics:
So doggone willin’
 
1970s
Cat Stevens', "Peace Train"
Misheard Lyrics:
[Verse 1]
Now I been happy lately
Thinkin' about the good things to come
And I believe it could be
Something good has begun
[Verse 3]
'Cause I'm on the edge of darkness
There rides the peace train
Oh, peace train take this country
Come take me home again
[Chorus]
Oh, peace train soundin' louder
I love the peace train
Ooh, ah, ee, ah, ooh, ah
Come on the peace train
Yes, peace train holy roller
Everyone jump up on the peace train
Ooh, ah, ee, ah, ooh, ah
Come on, now peace train
[Verse 4]
Yeah pack your bags together
Come, bring your good friends too
Our cause is gettin' nearer
It soon will be with you
[Bridge]
Now, come and join the livin'
It's got support from you
And it's gettin' nearer
Soon it will all be true
Original Lyrics:
[Verse 1]
Now I've been happy lately
Thinkin' about the good things to come
And I believe it could be
Something good has begun
[Verse 3]
'Cause out on the edge of darkness
There rides the peace train
Oh, peace train take this country
Come take me home again
[Chorus]
Oh, peace train soundin' louder
Glide on the peace train
Ooh, ah, ee, ah, ooh, ah
Come on, now peace train
Yes, peace train holy roller
Everyone jump upon the peace train
Ooh, ah, ee, ah, ooh, ah
Come on, now peace train
[Verse 4]
Get your bags together
Go bring your good friends, too
Because it's gettin' nearer
It soon will be with you
[Bridge]
Now, come and join the livin'
It's not so far from you
And it's gettin' nearer
Soon it will all be true
George McCrae's, "Rock Your Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
Suck you gay boy
Original Lyrics:
Rock your baby
Heatwave's, "Boogie Nights"
Misheard Lyrics:
Booger mites
Original Lyrics:
Boogie nights
Lynyrd Skynyrd's, "Sweet Home Alabama"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now muscle shows who's got the swamplust
Original Lyrics:
Now Muscle Shoals has got the Swampers.
Neil Sedaka's, "Bad Blood"
Misheard Lyrics:
Women bit off a little bit more than he could choose
Original Lyrics:
Women bit off a little bit more than he could chew
Neil Sedaka's, "Laughter in the Rain"
Misheard Lyrics:
I feel the woman's hand in mine
Original Lyrics:
I feel the warmth of her hand in mine
Paul Simon's, "Still Crazy After All These Years"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not the kind of man who tends to social hours
Original Lyrics:
I'm not the kind of man who tends to socialize
Queen's, "The Show Must Go On"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the Gacha Life
Original Lyrics:
In the pantomime
Seals & Crofts', "Diamond Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
You sure use time
Original Lyrics:
You sure do shine
The Moody Blues', "Question"
Misheard Lyrics:
Because the truth is hard to swallow.
That's what the warm blood is for.
Original Lyrics:
Because the truth is hard to swallow
That's what the wall of love is for.
Vicki Lawrence's, "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia"
Misheard Lyrics:
At worms
Original Lyrics:
At Web's
 
1980s
Air Supply's, "Two Less Lonely People in the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Out of all the Beatles in the world
Original Lyrics:
Out of all the people in the world
Bob Seger's, "Like a Rock"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a ride
Original Lyrics:
Like a rock
Cameo's, "Word Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Trying to put on Roseanne and act real cool
Original Lyrics:
Trying to put on those airs and act real cool
Eric Clapton's, "Behind the Mask"
Misheard Lyrics:
I walk around suffering my food
Original Lyrics:
I walk around suffering in my doom
Huey Lewis and The News', "Jacob's Ladder"
Misheard Lyrics:
Trying to make something better.
Original Lyrics:
Climbing Jacob's ladder.
Kajagoogoo's, "Too Shy"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're too shy, too shy
or
You're too shy to shy
Original Lyrics:
You're too shy, shy
Men Without Hats', "Pop Goes the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tacos for one
Original Lyrics:
Pop goes the world
Mr. Mister's, "Is It Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
You say I stare at you
Original Lyrics:
You say I scare you
Paula Abdul's, "Straight up "
Misheard Lyrics:
wouldn't like to get my love sledding indoors
Original Lyrics:
wouldn't like to get my love caught in the slamming door
Quincy Jones and James Ingram's, "One Hundred Ways"
Misheard Lyrics:
Find one hundred things
Original Lyrics:
Find one hundred ways
REM's, "Begin the Begin"
Misheard Lyrics:
The only bird that matters
Original Lyrics:
The only vote that matters
Rod Stewart's, "Tonight I’m Yours"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don’t wanna ever masturbate
Original Lyrics:
I don’t want an everlasting thing
Slade's, "Run Runaway"
Misheard Lyrics:
Seek a million lying there in the sun
Original Lyrics:
See the chameleon lying there in the sun
Talking Heads', "Road to Nowhere"
Misheard Lyrics:
We’re on a ride to Norway
Original Lyrics:
We’re on a ride to nowhere
The Fixx's, "One Thing Leads to Another"
Misheard Lyrics:
But when the wrong antidote is like a ball down the throat.
Original Lyrics:
But when the wrong antidote is like a bulge on the throat.
The J. Geils Band's, "Centerfold"
Misheard Lyrics:
My memory has just been stolen
Original Lyrics:
My memory has just been sold
The J. Geils Band's, "Freeze-Frame"
Misheard Lyrics:
Please stay
Original Lyrics:
Freeze-Frame
The Outfield's, "Your Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
As we’re leaving please won’t you close the door?
Original Lyrics:
As you’re leaving please would you close the door?
The Pointer Sisters', "Should I Do It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Picture-tracing
Original Lyrics:
Is it crazy?
Whitesnake's, "Here I Go Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause I know what it means, to walk along the loneliest 3 degrees.
Original Lyrics:
'Cause I know what it means, to walk along the lonely street of dreams
 
1990s
Backstreet Boys', "We’ve Got it Going On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody move to the music
Original Lyrics:
Everybody groove to the music
Foo Fighters', "Big Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I fell in two
Original Lyrics:
I fell into
Lightning Seeds', "Ready or Not"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fix your face and throw your hair
Original Lyrics:
Fix your face and grow your hair
R.E.M.'s, "The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Coinage of Abraham
Original Lyrics:
Call me to wake her up
Roxette's, "Joyride"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got me whistling a bright little tune
Original Lyrics:
She's got me whistling a private tune
Roxette's, "Joyride"
Misheard Lyrics:
I take you on a skyride
Feeling like a soul bride
Sunshine and Kuwaitis
Rock you like a baby!
Original Lyrics:
I take you on a skyride
A feeling like you're spellbound
The sunshine is a lady
Who rocks you like a baby.
 
2000s
Baha Men's, "Who Let the Dogs Out?"
Misheard Lyrics:
FBI oh
Original Lyrics:
Yippie ai yo
Misheard Lyrics:
It's to late too call the Job
Original Lyrics:
It's too late to apologize
Rhapsody's, "Holy Thunderforce"
Misheard Lyrics:
On their way to Hasbro
Original Lyrics:
On their way to Hargor
Rhapsody's, "Holy Thunderforce"
Misheard Lyrics:
So we'll fight against the Wii for the glory of the kids
To defeat the evil Emilies
And we're writing about love for the power of the frog
Original Lyrics:
So we'll fight against the wind for the glory of the kings
To defeat the evil enemies
And we'll ride with our lord for the power and the throne
The Underdog Project's, "Summerjam 2003"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bronsking and singing and dance
Original Lyrics:
Bronze skin and cinnamon tans
 
2010s
Justin Timberlake's, "Can't Stop The Feeling"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got this feeling inside my balls
Original Lyrics:
I got this feeling inside my bones
SZA, Kendrick Lamar's, "All the Stars"
Misheard Lyrics:
This may be the night that my tears might let me know,
All the stars are closer
Original Lyrics:
This may be the night that my dreams might let me know,
All the stars are closer
The Chainsmokers ft. Emily Warren's, "Side Effects"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everywhere is closed; ostriches go home, yeah
Original Lyrics:
Everywhere is closed; I should just go home, yeah
 
misc
Harry Styles', "Watermelon Sugar"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wanna get sugar pie
Original Lyrics:
Watermelon sugar high
Olivia Rodrigo's, "Drivers License"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sidelocks we crossed
Original Lyrics:
Sidewalks we crossed

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