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1950s
Elvis Presley's, "Hound Dog"
Misheard Lyrics:
You ain't nothin' but a hand dog
Cracking all the time
Original Lyrics:
You ain't nothin' but a hound dog
Cryin' all the time
The McCoy Sisters', "Sincerely"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sicily
Original Lyrics:
Sincerely
 
1960s
The Animals', "House of the Rising Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Down in New Jersey
Original Lyrics:
Down in New Orleans
 
1970s
Earth, Wind & Fire's, "That's the Way of the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Castaway
Original Lyrics:
That's the way
Joe Cocker's, "You are So Beautiful"
Misheard Lyrics:
You are so musical to me
Original Lyrics:
You are so beautiful to me
Joe Cocker's, "You are So Beautiful"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're everything the Pope wants
Original Lyrics:
You're everything I've hoped for
Looking Glass', "Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Did someone say, "Brandy, you're a faggot"?
Original Lyrics:
The sailor said, "Brandy, you're a fine girl"
Looking Glass', "Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)"
Misheard Lyrics:
She sells them whiskey and wine
Original Lyrics:
She serves them whiskey and wine
 
1980s
Blondie's, "Call Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dummy
Original Lyrics:
Call me
Bobby McFerrin's, "Don't Worry, Be Happy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here's a little soul I wrote
Original Lyrics:
Here's a little song I wrote
Bonnie Tyler's, "Holding Out for a Hero"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not a Beatle
Original Lyrics:
I need a hero
Joe Jackson's, "Breaking Us in Two"
Misheard Lyrics:
Always something drinking up into
Original Lyrics:
Always something breaking us in two
Joe Jackson's, "Is She Really Going Out with Him?"
Misheard Lyrics:
'cause I've had my share
Original Lyrics:
'cause I've had my fill
Joe Jackson's, "Steppin' Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
Look and drive around
or
Look and shop around
Original Lyrics:
Look and dry your eyes
Joe Jackson's, "You Can't Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
If anything
Original Lyrics:
'cause I'll tell you one thing
Peter Gabriel's, "In Your Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
I connect to the place you are.
Original Lyrics:
I come back to the place you are.
The Bangles', "Hazy Shade of Winter"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I'll be your host, my friend
Original Lyrics:
Hang onto your hopes, my friend
Toto's, "Rosanna"
Misheard Lyrics:
Make you far away
Original Lyrics:
Meet you all the way
Toto's, "Rosanna"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh sailor, oh sailor
Original Lyrics:
Rosanna, Rosanna
 
1990s
Bryan Adams', "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Search your heart, search your soul
And when you're finally there you'll search no more
Original Lyrics:
Search your heart, search your soul
And when you find me there you'll search no more
Coolio's, "Gangsta's Paradise"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a lowdown gangster, set to the banger
Original Lyrics:
I'm a loc'd out gangsta, set trippin' banger
Journey's, "When You Love a Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
I see the world go cyber
Original Lyrics:
You see the world inside her eyes
Real McCoy's, "Come and Get Your Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
(Tori, get your love now)
Original Lyrics:
(Come and get your love now)
Soundgarden's, "Blow Up the Outside World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nothing can rape me at all
Original Lyrics:
Nothing can break me at all
Soundgarden's, "Fell on Black Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now I'm doing fine
Original Lyrics:
Now I'm doing time
Soundgarden's, "My Wave"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cher, if it makes you sleep
Original Lyrics:
Share, if it makes you sleep
Soundgarden's, "My Wave"
Misheard Lyrics:
P*** on my game
Original Lyrics:
P*** on my gate
Soundgarden's, "Pretty Noose"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got moody today
Original Lyrics:
I caught the moon today
Third Eye Blind's, "Semi-Charmed Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gimme some kind of life
Original Lyrics:
Semi-charmed kind of life
Third Eye Blind's, "Semi-Charmed Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not someone else
Original Lyrics:
I want something else
 
2000s
Beyonce and Shakira's, "Beautiful Liar"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's not kill the comma
Original Lyrics:
Let's not kill the karma
Cascada's, "Everytime We Touch"
Misheard Lyrics:
I reach for the spy
Original Lyrics:
I reach for the sky
Leona Lewis', "Bleeding Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
My heart's grateful to the vein that I keep my clothes on
OR
My heart's grateful to the vain that I keep my clothes on
Original Lyrics:
My heart's crippled by the vein that I keep on closing
Sara Bareilles', "King of Anything"
Misheard Lyrics:
You alarmed me
Original Lyrics:
You are not me
Sara Bareilles', "Love Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Blank spaces and many pages
Original Lyrics:
Blank stares at blank pages
 
2010s
Katy Perry's, "Roar"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you're gonna be ignored
Original Lyrics:
And you're gonna hear me roar
Lizzo's, "Cuz I Love You"
Misheard Lyrics:
But Betty, Betty, I don't know what I'm gonna do
Original Lyrics:
But baby, baby, I don't know what I'm gonna do
Sara Bareilles', "Brave"
Misheard Lyrics:
Policy
Original Lyrics:
Honestly
Soundgarden's, "Been Away Too Long"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, no one loves me
Original Lyrics:
Hey, no one knows me
Soundgarden's, "Live to Rise"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like the sun, we all live in time
Original Lyrics:
Like the sun, we all live and die
 
country
Lorrie Morgan's, "Go Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Douchey, douchey
Original Lyrics:
Touché, touché
Lorrie Morgan's, "Heart Over Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
He doesn't to me every time
Original Lyrics:
He does it to me every time
Lorrie Morgan's, "I Guess You Had to Be There"
Misheard Lyrics:
I guess you had to be dead
Original Lyrics:
I guess you had to be there
Lorrie Morgan's, "My Night to Howl"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's my night for ours
Original Lyrics:
It's my night to howl
Lorrie Morgan's, "One of Those Nights Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Past the point of Father Time
Original Lyrics:
Past the point of Fahrenheit
Lorrie Morgan's, "Something in Red"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm looking for something in bed
Original Lyrics:
I'm looking for something in red
Lorrie Morgan's, "Standing Tall"
Misheard Lyrics:
Has always turned out long
Original Lyrics:
Has always turned out wrong
Lorrie Morgan's, "Trainwreck of Emotion"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can see tomorrow's deadlines
Original Lyrics:
I can see tomorrow's headlines
Lorrie Morgan's, "Watch Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're not bleeding
Original Lyrics:
You're not believing
Lorrie Morgan's, "What Part of No"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sir, if you don't mind, I'd rather be on the phone
Original Lyrics:
Sir, if you don't mind, I'd rather be alone

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