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1950s
Dean Martin's, "That's Amore"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a big Easter bunny
Original Lyrics:
Like a big pizza pie
The Coasters', "Poison Ivy"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're gonna need a notion
For calamine lotion.
Original Lyrics:
You're gonna need an ocean
Of calamine lotion.
 
1960s
Allan Sherman's, "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here I am at Aunt Jemima
Original Lyrics:
Here I am at Camp Granada
Dean Martin's, "Everybody Loves Somebody"
Misheard Lyrics:
Something your kids just told me
Original Lyrics:
Something in your kiss just told me
Frank Sinatra's, "Strangers in the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Exchanging glasses
Original Lyrics:
Exchanging glances
The Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
I went down to Excelsior drug store
Original Lyrics:
I went down to the Chelsea drug store
 
1970s
Donna Summer's, "Bad Girls"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pampers
Original Lyrics:
Bad girls
Lynn Anderson's, "Rose Garden"
Misheard Lyrics:
I beg your pardon,
I never said you had a huge hard-on
Original Lyrics:
I beg your pardon,
I never promised you a rose garden
Seals & Crofts', "Summer Breeze"
Misheard Lyrics:
See the sly away in the kitchen
Ooh pickin' at the plates will do.
Original Lyrics:
See the smile awaitin' in the kitchen
Food cookin' and the plates for two
Styx's, "Lady"
Misheard Lyrics:
Brady
Original Lyrics:
Lady
The Doobie Brothers', "Takin' It to the Streets"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chick-fil-A to the street
Original Lyrics:
Takin' it to the streets
The Doobie Brothers', "Takin' It to the Streets"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chicken feed to the street
Original Lyrics:
Takin' it to the streets
 
1980s
Billy Joel's, "Allentown"
Misheard Lyrics:
And we're living here in Hackettstown
Original Lyrics:
And we're living here in Allentown
Chicago's, "Hard Habit to Break"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a brick house to you, baby
Original Lyrics:
I'm addicted to you, baby
Dan Fogelberg's, "Leader of the Band"
Misheard Lyrics:
The leader of the pack
Original Lyrics:
The leader of the band
Dan Fogelberg's, "Longer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Not again there've been fishes in the ocean
Original Lyrics:
Longer than there've been fishes in the ocean
Don Henley's, "Dirty Laundry"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kick your mother up, kick your mother down,
Kick 'em with a stick, kick 'em all around
Original Lyrics:
Kick em when they're up, kick em when they're down,
Kick em when they're stiff, kick em all around
Janet Jackson's, "When I Think of You"
Misheard Lyrics:
(Sorry mom)
Original Lyrics:
(So in love)
Metallica's, "Ride the Lightning"
Misheard Lyrics:
Burning in Febreze
Original Lyrics:
Burning in my brain
R.E.M.'s, "It's the End of the World as We Know It"
Misheard Lyrics:
VCR, VCR, VCR
Original Lyrics:
Patriotic, patriotic, patriotic
Stacey Q's, "Two of Hearts"
Misheard Lyrics:
I never said I wasn't gonna kill nobody
Original Lyrics:
I never said I wasn't gonna tell nobody
Steve Winwood's, "Holding On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Used to live in the nature zone
Original Lyrics:
Used to live in the danger zone
Stevie Nicks and Don Henley's, "Leather and Lace"
Misheard Lyrics:
Give me your leather, Jake Grumby my babe
Original Lyrics:
Give to me your leather, take from me my lace.
Talk Talk's, "Life's What You Make It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, I like what you're making
Original Lyrics:
Baby, life's what you make it
 
1990s
Ace of Base's, "Living in Danger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Without no cents or logic
Original Lyrics:
Without no sense of logic
Black Crowes', "Hard to Handle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, little thing, let me light your candle 'cause
Mama, I'm sure, the here and now gets around.
Original Lyrics:
Hey, little thing, let me light your candle 'cause
Mama, I'm sure hard to handle, now, (it) gets around.
Blur's, "Song 2"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got my head changed by a jumbo jet
It wasn't easy but nothing is, no
(Woo-hoo!) When I feel like lifting off
Original Lyrics:
I got my head checked by a jumbo jet
It wasn't easy but nothing is, no
(Woo-hoo!) When I feel heavy metal
Garbage's, "Special"
Misheard Lyrics:
I thought you were essential
Original Lyrics:
I thought you were special
Ice-T's, "New Jack Hustler (Nino's Theme)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got a capital S migraine
Original Lyrics:
I got a capitalist migraine
Innocence's, "Let's Push It"
Misheard Lyrics:
I need a hand, not your pass at sympathy
Original Lyrics:
I need a hand, not your basic sympathy
Janet Jackson's, "Rhythm Nation"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are apart from a little nation
Original Lyrics:
We are part of a Rhythm Nation
Massive Attack's, "Unfinished Sympathy"
Misheard Lyrics:
How can you have? I'd do without a night
Original Lyrics:
How can you have a day without a night?
Monica's, "For You I Will"
Misheard Lyrics:
I will toss the ocean for you
Original Lyrics:
I will cross the ocean for you
Paul McCartney's, "Hope of Deliverance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cash on delivery
Original Lyrics:
Hope of deliverance
Pulp's, "Something Changed"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just give us a kiss to celebrate a new today
Original Lyrics:
Just give us a kiss to celebrate here today
REM's, "The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite"
Misheard Lyrics:
Call me a child maker
Original Lyrics:
Call me when you try to wake her up.
Soul II Soul's, "Back to Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Show me how to sign
or
Show me how to sigh
Original Lyrics:
Show me how decide
Steve Winwood's, "One and Only Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
I will be your mother
Original Lyrics:
I will be your lover
 
2000s
AJJ's, "People Ii: The Reckoning"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your bipolar Elvis,
It comes and it goes
Original Lyrics:
Your bipolar illness,
It comes and it goes
Alanis Morissette's, "Hands Clean"
Misheard Lyrics:
If it weren't for my detention
Original Lyrics:
If it weren't for my attention
Busted's, "Who's David?"
Misheard Lyrics:
But you make a painter have to hide the lies
Original Lyrics:
But your make-up ain't enough to hide the lies
Sonic Adventure 2's, "Escape From The City (Follow Me)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just give me what you can see
Original Lyrics:
Trusting in what you can't see
Sonic Adventure 2's, "Escape from the City (Follow Me)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Potluck that's great
Original Lyrics:
Find that next stage
The Black Eyed Peas', "Don't Phunk with My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh no no no, go f*** with my heart
Original Lyrics:
Oh no no no, don't phunk with my heart
Train's, "Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Did you make it to Ricki Lake?
Original Lyrics:
Did you make it to the milky way?
Train's, "If It's Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
And we're just sad that it's forever
Original Lyrics:
And we decide that it's forever
 
2010s
Passenger's, "Let Her Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you never go
Original Lyrics:
And you let her go
Post Malone's, "I Fall Apart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Surprised when you called me a whore
Original Lyrics:
Surprised when you caught me off guard
 
country
Johnny Horton's, "North to Alaska"
Misheard Lyrics:
Note to Alaska
Original Lyrics:
North to Alaska
Train's, "Save Me San Francisco"
Misheard Lyrics:
At least they have a hella Five Below
or
At least they have a hella high or low
Original Lyrics:
At least they'd have a hella fine merlot

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