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1950s
Elvis Presley's, "Jailhouse Rock"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna stick around, I wanna kill my kids
Original Lyrics:
I wanna stick around a while and get my kicks
 
1960s
1910 Fruitgum Company's, "Goody Goody Gumdrops"
Misheard Lyrics:
My heart is doin' fits like
Even love can do.
Original Lyrics:
My heart is doin' flip-flops
Gee, what love can do.
Betty Everett's, "The Shoop Shoop Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is it in his thighs?
Original Lyrics:
Is it in his eyes?
Dean Martin's, "When the Rhumba Rhythm starts to play"
Misheard Lyrics:
When Remember Rhythm starts to play
Original Lyrics:
When the Rhumba Rhythm starts to play
 
1970s
Elvis Presley's, "Burning Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just a hunka hunka terminal
Original Lyrics:
I'm just a hunka hunka burning love
Fleetwood Mac's, "Tusk"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why don't you ask him who's the latest on his throat?
Original Lyrics:
Why don't you ask him who's the latest on his throne?
Santa Esmeralda's, "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I seem hedgy
Original Lyrics:
If I seem edgy
T-Rex's, "20th Century Boy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, it's plain to see, you remember me
Original Lyrics:
Well, it's plain to see, you were meant for me
 
1980s
Cameo's, "Candy"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a gangbang
Original Lyrics:
It's like candy
Commercial's, "Kit Kat"
Misheard Lyrics:
Break me off a price of that fancy feast
Original Lyrics:
Break me off a piece of that Kit Kat Bar.
Fleetwood Mac's, "Sara"
Misheard Lyrics:
Said you'd give me life
Original Lyrics:
Said you'd give me light
Journey's, "Don't Stop Believin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody wants to win
Original Lyrics:
Everybody wants a thrill
Journey's, "Don't Stop Believin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hold on to that freedom
Original Lyrics:
Hold on to that feeling
Madonna's, "La Isla Bonita"
Misheard Lyrics:
Me hijo te amo
Original Lyrics:
Te dijo te amo
Michael McDonald's, "No Lookin' Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm on the open road
Original Lyrics:
Out on the open road
Movie Scripts', "Troop Beverly Hills"
Misheard Lyrics:
We all know they've had more leaders at Banana Republic
Original Lyrics:
We all know they've had more leaders than a banana republic
Neneh Cherry's, "Manchild"
Misheard Lyrics:
Once bitten twice shy, why don't you fight me again?
Original Lyrics:
Once bitten twice shy, why don't you bite me again?
Peter Gabriel's, "In Your Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
I commit to the place you are
Original Lyrics:
I come back to the place you are.
Peter Gabriel's, "In Your Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
With Art of Noise, without my pride
Original Lyrics:
Without a noise, without my pride
Queen's, "Breakthru"
Misheard Lyrics:
My body goes thump, under your sperm
Original Lyrics:
I'm under your thumb, under your spell
R.E.M's, "Sitting Still"
Misheard Lyrics:
We could gather thru our fear
Original Lyrics:
We can gather, throw a fit
The Cars', "Shake It Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
CBS
Original Lyrics:
Shake it up
The Stranglers', "Golden Brown"
Misheard Lyrics:
Never a crown with golden brown
Original Lyrics:
Never a frown with golden brown
The Stranglers', "Skin Deep"
Misheard Lyrics:
Beauty's only Cindy
Original Lyrics:
Beauty's only skin deep
 
1990s
Ace of Base's, "Happy Nation"
Misheard Lyrics:
And dream of the purple man
Original Lyrics:
And dream of the perfect man
Bryan Adams', "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's no way unless you're there
I would climb all the way, yeah
Listen to your heart, baby
Original Lyrics:
There's nowhere unless you're there
All the time, all the way, yeah
Look into your heart, baby
Cornershop's, "Brimful of Asha"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a clear brutal basher on the 45
Original Lyrics:
Brimful of asha on the 45.
Elton John's, "Sacrifice"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cocoa Heart, Hot Dog Bayou
Original Lyrics:
Cold, cold heart, hard done by you
Katrina and the Waves', "Love Shine A Light"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like the mighty river, flowing from the stream
(Later)
Brothers and sisters in every little pub
OR
Brothers and sisters in every little pipe
Original Lyrics:
Light the magic river, flowing from the stream
(Later)
Brothers and sisters in every little part
Lenny Kravitz's, "It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
And all my doubts and fear kept me wondering, yeah
If I'd always, always be in luck
Original Lyrics:
And all my doubts and fear kept me wondering, yeah
If I'd always, always be in love
Monica's, "Angel of Mine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Happy birthday to Kate
Original Lyrics:
Every breath that I take
Tammy Wynette's, "Stand by Your Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause after all it was just Herman
Original Lyrics:
'Cause after all he's just a man
Technotronic's, "Move This"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come on, nudist!
Original Lyrics:
Come on, move this!
The Corrs', "Runaway"
Misheard Lyrics:
And buy Campbell's, right?
Original Lyrics:
And by candlelight
The Cranberries', "Dreams"
Misheard Lyrics:
Opossum says to ignore
Original Lyrics:
Impossible to ignore
The Cranberries', "Ode to My Family"
Misheard Lyrics:
Does anyone share?
Original Lyrics:
Does anyone care?
Wet Wet Wet's, "Goodnight Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
You feel me, so heal me and tell me apart
Original Lyrics:
You feel me, so heal me and tear me apart
 
2000s
Anastacia's, "I'm Outta Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
And bring me out this Mr. Clean
Original Lyrics:
And let me out this misery
City High's, "Caramel"
Misheard Lyrics:
Smell like the sunshine
Original Lyrics:
Smell like the sunrise
City High's, "What Would You Do?"
Misheard Lyrics:
But for me, this is my whole life
Original Lyrics:
But for me, this is what I call life
Jessica Simpson's, "With You"
Misheard Lyrics:
And nothing but my teacher
Original Lyrics:
And nothing but a T-shirt on
Sheryl Crow's, "The First Cut is the Deepest"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's turd
Original Lyrics:
He's first
The Corrs featuring Bono's, "When the Stars Go Blue"
Misheard Lyrics:
Laughing when you're pretty now
Original Lyrics:
Laughing with your pretty mouth
The Corrs', "Breathless"
Misheard Lyrics:
Go on, go on, Mickey Mouse, yeah
Original Lyrics:
Go on, go on, leave me breathless
The Corrs', "Give Me a Reason"
Misheard Lyrics:
So just give me Aleve
Original Lyrics:
So just give me a reason
The Corrs', "Irresistible"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're irreplaceable
Original Lyrics:
You're irresistible
 
2010s
Idina Menzel's, "Let It Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
Turtle way and slam the door
Original Lyrics:
Turn away and slam the door
Lady Gaga's, "Born This Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was born to swear
Original Lyrics:
I was born this way
 
country
John Michael Montgomery's, "I Can Love You Like That"
Misheard Lyrics:
You don't have to wait for more
Original Lyrics:
You don't have to wait no more
Misheard Lyrics:
I see the questions in your life
Original Lyrics:
I see the questions in your eyes

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