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1960s
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's type it out now
Original Lyrics:
Let's tighten it up now
Beach Boys', "Sloop John B"
Misheard Lyrics:
The four-cook, he caught the fits
Original Lyrics:
The poor cook, he caught the fits
Misheard Lyrics:
A little bit tougher now
Original Lyrics:
A little bit softer now
Misheard Lyrics:
Ben-Gay
Original Lyrics:
Angie
 
1970s
Al Wilson's, "Show and Tell"
Misheard Lyrics:
And these are the hips
or
And these are the nips
Original Lyrics:
And these are the lips
Bread's, "Diary"
Misheard Lyrics:
I found her Diaparene beneath a tree.
Original Lyrics:
I found her diary underneath a tree.
Donna Summer's, "Hot Stuff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Looking for some pop art baby this evening
Original Lyrics:
Looking for some hot stuff baby this evening
Eagles', "Hotel California"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Relax', said the knifeman.
'We are programmed to receive.'
Original Lyrics:
'Relax', said the nightman.
'We are programmed to receive.'
Eagles', "Lyin' Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can die, you're a lion's eye
Original Lyrics:
You can't hide your lyin' eyes
El Chicano's, "Tell Her She's Lovely"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell her, she knows it's time for supper
Original Lyrics:
Tell her, she knows how to suffer
England Dan and John Ford Coley's, "We’ll Never Have to Say Goodbye Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
We’ll never have to sacrifice again
Original Lyrics:
We’ll never have to say goodbye again
Hamilton, Joe Frank, and Reynolds', "Winners & Losers"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know it's past 12:00
Original Lyrics:
You know it's that way
Henry Gross', "Shannon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sharon is gone
Original Lyrics:
Shannon is gone
Marmalade's, "Falling Apart at the Seams"
Misheard Lyrics:
Was falling apart at the steam
Original Lyrics:
Was falling apart at the seams
Sister Janet Mead's, "The Lord's Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh father
Original Lyrics:
Our father
Ted Nugent's, "Cat Scratch Fever"
Misheard Lyrics:
Back scratch fever
Original Lyrics:
Cat Scratch Fever
The Charlie Daniels Band's, "Uneasy Rider"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was takin' a trip out to ballet
Original Lyrics:
I was takin' a trip out to L.A.
The Hollies', "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother"
Misheard Lyrics:
He ain't wealthy
Original Lyrics:
He ain't heavy
The Isley Brothers', "That Lady, Part 1"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who's that neighbor?
Original Lyrics:
Who's that lady?
Tina Turner's, "Nutbush City Limits"
Misheard Lyrics:
Salt pork and a lantern, are all you get in jail.
Original Lyrics:
Salt pork and molasses, are all you get in jail.
 
1980s
Bronski Beat's, "C'mon, C'mon"
Misheard Lyrics:
We stand here cramped and so angry
Original Lyrics:
We stand here trapped and so angry
Bronski Beat's, "It Ain't Necessarily So"
Misheard Lyrics:
The things that you're a light bulb
Original Lyrics:
The thing's that you're liable
Bronski Beat's, "Smalltown Boy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rumbly, tumbly
Original Lyrics:
Run away, turn away
Bronski Beat's, "Why?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Condom in your eyes
Original Lyrics:
Contempt in your eyes
Gap Band's, "You Dropped a Bomb on Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
You dropped a farm on me
Original Lyrics:
You dropped a bomb on me
Phil Collins', "You Can't Hurry Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
How many parlays?
Original Lyrics:
How many heartaches?
Phil Collins', "You Can't Hurry Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's my game, now give and take
Original Lyrics:
It's my game of give and take
Randy Vanwarmer's, "Just When I Needed You Most"
Misheard Lyrics:
Snuggled for something to say
Original Lyrics:
Struggled for something for say
Rockwell's, "Somebody's Watching Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
People say I'm crazy, just a little touch
But maybe showers remind me I'm frightful too much
Original Lyrics:
People say I'm crazy, just a little touched
But maybe showers remind me of 'Psycho' too much
The B-52's', "Deadbeat Club"
Misheard Lyrics:
We'll dance in a garden of torn sheets in the rain
Original Lyrics:
We'll dance in the garden in torn sheets in the rain
Zapp's, "Doo Wa Ditty (Blow That Thing)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now dig my fucking thing
Original Lyrics:
Now dig my funky thing
 
1990s
Baz Luhrmann's, "Everybody's Free (to Wear Sunscreen)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Live in Southern California once
Original Lyrics:
Live in Northern California once
Counting Crows', "Hanginaround"
Misheard Lyrics:
We spend all day in the sofa
Original Lyrics:
We spend all day getting sober
Disney's 'The Lion King''s, "Circle Of Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ah timpenya, I’m a rooster named Bob
Original Lyrics:
Nants ingonyama bagithi baba.
Everclear's, "I Will Buy You a New Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
I will buy you some garland
Original Lyrics:
I will buy you a garden
Nightcrawlers', "Push the Feeling On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Their lives are gay
or
Their wives are gay
Original Lyrics:
Their lives again
Toad the Wet Sprocket's, "Fall Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a decision
Original Lyrics:
There's indecision
Wreckx-N-Effect's, "Rump Shaker"
Misheard Lyrics:
Check Game
Original Lyrics:
Check baby
 
2000s
Backstreet Boys', "Drowning"
Misheard Lyrics:
Keep me cramping in your love
Original Lyrics:
Keep me drowning in your love
Basement Jaxx's, "Where's Your Head At?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't let the world get in on you
Original Lyrics:
Don't let the walls cave in on you
Coldplay's, "Clocks"
Misheard Lyrics:
There I was...
Original Lyrics:
Where I wanted to go
Daddy Yankee's, "Pose"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cursing, cursing, cursing
Original Lyrics:
Pose, pose, pose
Green Day's, "American Idiot"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everything is a mental bee, okay
Original Lyrics:
Everything isn’t meant to be okay
Howie Day's, "Collide"
Misheard Lyrics:
For life
Original Lyrics:
Collide
Ludacris featuring Shawnna's, "Stand Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I move your boobs
Original Lyrics:
When I move, you move
Ludacris', "Rollout (My Business)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Even I'm horny
Original Lyrics:
Even my homies
Ne-Yo's, "Because Of You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get the motherfuck off me
Original Lyrics:
I'm taken by the thought of it
U2's, "Vertigo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where the planes go vertical
Original Lyrics:
I'm at a place called Vertigo
 
2010s
Bon Iver's, "Holocene"
Misheard Lyrics:
You f***ed a friend
Original Lyrics:
You f***ed it friend
 
misc
Theme Song's, "Overture (Bugs Bunny Show theme song)"
Misheard Lyrics:
and old Maude Heights will hear
Original Lyrics:
and oh what heights we'll hit

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