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1960s
Eric Burdon and War's, "Spill the Wine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Say it right, p*** that girl
Original Lyrics:
Spill the wine, take that pearl
Simon & Garfunkel's, "A Hazy Shade of Winter"
Misheard Lyrics:
Looking down
Original Lyrics:
Look around
Young Rascals', "Grooving on a Sunday Afternoon"
Misheard Lyrics:
You and me and Leslie.
Original Lyrics:
You and me endlessly.
 
1970s
ABBA's, "Gimme, Gimme, Gimme"
Misheard Lyrics:
Half-ass tramp!
Original Lyrics:
Half past twelve!
Elton John's, "Bennie and the Jets"
Misheard Lyrics:
Say, come around and see the seamen, yeah
Original Lyrics:
Say, Candy and Ronnie, have you seen them yet?
England Dan and John Ford Coley's, "I'd Really Love To See You Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not talkin' 'bout Bolivia
Original Lyrics:
I'm not talkin' 'bout movin' in.
Foreigner's, "Cold as Ice"
Misheard Lyrics:
You’re Tigger and Pooh
Original Lyrics:
You’re digging for gold
Joni Mitchell's, "Big Yellow Taxi"
Misheard Lyrics:
They paved paradise and put up a barking dog
Original Lyrics:
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot
Led Zeppelin's, "Bron-Yr-Aur Stomp"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got lump sums so glad
Original Lyrics:
I sung love songs so glad
Michael Jackson's, "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough"
Misheard Lyrics:
Keep on where the porn stars go,
Don't stop till you get it up.
Original Lyrics:
Keep on with the force, don't stop
Don't stop 'til you get enough.
Stevie Wonder's, "Living For The City"
Misheard Lyrics:
Living just enough
Just enough for to sit there.
Original Lyrics:
Living just enough
Just enough for the city, yeah.
 
1980s
Bananarama's, "I Can’t Help It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Something sweet
Original Lyrics:
Sugar sweet
Crosby, Stills, and Nash's, "Southern Cross"
Misheard Lyrics:
I have been around the world looking for that common, girl
Who knows love can endure
Original Lyrics:
I have been around the world looking for that woman, girl
Who knows love can endure
Culture Club's, "I'll Tumble 4 Ya"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll tell my lawyer
Original Lyrics:
I'll tumble 4 ya
Culture Club's, "Karma Chameleon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Comma, comma, comma, comma, comma and period
Original Lyrics:
Karma, Karma, Karma, Karma, Karma Chameleon
Culture Club's, "Move Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can do the way
Original Lyrics:
Move move move away
Stephanie Mills', "Never Knew Love Like This Before"
Misheard Lyrics:
One side was lost and one was found
Original Lyrics:
Once I was lost and now I’m found
The Police's, "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic"
Misheard Lyrics:
I reach out for Toblerone a thousand times a day
Original Lyrics:
I resolve to call her up a thousand times a day
The Police's, "Every Little Thing She Does is Magic"
Misheard Lyrics:
Below, below, below, below
or
Viola, viola, viola, viola
Original Lyrics:
E.O., E.O., E.O., E.O.
The Police's, "Every Little Thing She Does is Magic"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fiona, Fiona, Fiona, Fiona
Original Lyrics:
E.O., E.O., E.O., E.O.
Ultravox's, "New Europeans"
Misheard Lyrics:
A lonely man sits cheek to cheek,
With your knicker signs in chrime
Original Lyrics:
A lonely man sits cheek to cheek,
With unique designs in chrome
Whitney Houston's, "How Will I Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take me to the skies above
Original Lyrics:
Take me to the clouds above
Whitney Houston's, "Saving All My Love for You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now I'm saving all my rubbish for you
Original Lyrics:
Now I'm saving all my love for you
 
1990s
Chemical Brothers', "Elektrobank"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who is this who is this? Take for house, suck it, damn it, f*** it!
Original Lyrics:
Who is this doing the synthetic type of alpha beta psychedelic funkin'?
Coolio's, "1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin' New)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get to detention
Original Lyrics:
Get your attention
Eternal's, "Good Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're not such a doofus
Original Lyrics:
We've got such a good thing
Kidsongs', "A Pirate's Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, a pirate's life is right for me
Original Lyrics:
Oh, a pirate's life is life for me
Kidsongs', "Boom, Boom, Ain't It Great to Be Crazy?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Being silly with my teens
Original Lyrics:
Being silly with my team
Kidsongs', "Here We Go Loopty Loo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, what a wonderful flight
Original Lyrics:
Oh, what a wonderful ride
Nirvana's, "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
Misheard Lyrics:
A Brito on keto
Original Lyrics:
A mulatto, an albino, a mosquito, my libido, yeah!
Puff Daddy featuring Mase's, "Can't Nobody Hold Me Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
Melt like it's hot flash
Original Lyrics:
Melt like it's hot wax
Republica's, "Ready to Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
From the rooftops selling out
Original Lyrics:
From the rooftop, shout it out
The Wildhearts', "I Wanna Go Where The People Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
Out of my misery, to wash my a***hole
Original Lyrics:
Out of the misery, to wash my soul
Whitney Houston's, "I Have Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I have rubbish, rubbish, rubbish
Original Lyrics:
I have nothing, nothing, nothing
Whitney Houston's, "I'm Every Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm Andy Warhol
Original Lyrics:
I'm every woman
Whitney Houston's, "I'm Your Baby Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Whatever you're not for me
Original Lyrics:
Whatever you want from me
 
2000s
Limp Bizkit's, "Behind Blue Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
To be in Haiti
Original Lyrics:
To be hated
Metallica's, "Enter Sandman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Answer right
Original Lyrics:
Exit life
 
country
Big and Rich's, "Big Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't need that stuff 'cause
I've got friends like you
To buy me drinks and bolts and blades that I can use
Original Lyrics:
I don't need that stuff 'cause
I've got friends like you
To buy me drinks, have boats and planes that I can use
Collin Raye's, "Little Red Rodeo"
Misheard Lyrics:
She said, "Good way's gone, but I'm closing the gap."
Original Lyrics:
She's a good ways gone but I'm closing the gap
Commercial's, "Loan Depot"
Misheard Lyrics:
Leave me alone?
Daddy, it's for you
Original Lyrics:
You need a loan?
Daddy, it's for you
Garth Brooks', "It's Midnight Cinderella"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause I'm the bigger, better ball container
Original Lyrics:
'Cause I'm Peter Peter the Pumpkin Eater
Keith Urban's, "You're My Better Half"
Misheard Lyrics:
I pull into the drive and Jewel's standing there
And Jewel looks at me
Original Lyrics:
I pull into the drive and you're standing there
And you look at me
LeAnn Rimes', "We Can"
Misheard Lyrics:
We have to borrow a little help
Original Lyrics:
We have the power in our hands
Martina McBride's, "Happy Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cross my harp, I was so far gone
Original Lyrics:
Lost my hope, I was so far gone
Martina McBride's, "Independence Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
Father's gone away
Original Lyrics:
Roll the stone away
Michelle Wright's, "Take It Like a Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
He started right before God's invention
Original Lyrics:
He's got a wife he forgot to mention
Toby Keith's, "Who's That Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Turn left at the Oval Tail
Original Lyrics:
Turn left at the old hotel
Tracy Lawrence's, "Better Man, Better Off"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wouldn't change a thing except 4 a.m.
or
I wouldn't change a thing except Ford 8N
Original Lyrics:
I wouldn't change a thing, except for the end
Travis Tritt's, "More Than You'll Ever Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
But mine has doors of painful past as close
Original Lyrics:
But mine has doors a painful past has closed

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