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1960s
Angels', "My Boyfriend's Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
My boyfriend's black and you're gonna be in trouble,
(Hey-la-day-la my boyfriend's black)
Original Lyrics:
My boyfriend's back and you're gonna be in trouble,
(Hey-la-day-la my boyfriend's back)
Commercial's, "Pepsi Generation"
Misheard Lyrics:
Caramelize
Original Lyrics:
Come alive!
 
1970s
Chicago's, "Just You 'N' Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
You are my love that I like
Original Lyrics:
You are my love in my life
Chicago's, "Just You 'N' Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
You are my own precious wife
Original Lyrics:
Give me your own precious smile
TV Show Scripts', "Here Comes Peter Cottontail"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a pebble by trade
Original Lyrics:
I'm a peddler by trade
TV Show Scripts', "It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's the gift-giving season
Original Lyrics:
It's the gift getting season
The Bar-Kays', "Shake Your Rump to the Funk"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shake your legs to the f***er
Original Lyrics:
Shake your rump to the funk, yeah
The Floaters', "Float On"
Misheard Lyrics:
This universe
Original Lyrics:
Miss Universe
The Ramones', "Blitzkrieg Bop"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mystery box
Original Lyrics:
Blitzkrieg Bop
The Ramones', "I Wanna Be Sedated"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want a pizza, baby
Original Lyrics:
I wanna be sedated
 
1980s
Commercial's, "Finesse"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sometimes you need a little caress
Original Lyrics:
Sometimes you need a little Finesse
Commercial's, "Twix"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can keep on, keep on movin' with this
Original Lyrics:
You can keep on, keep on movin' with Twix
Force M.D.'s', "Tender Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey - are they all alone?
Original Lyrics:
Here I lay all alone
Force M.D.'s', "Tender Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey - are they all alone?
Original Lyrics:
Here I lay all alone
Force M.D.'s', "Tender Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
More often I feel your touch
Original Lyrics:
Ooh, then I feel your touch
Force M.D.'s', "Tender Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Please let me be in your heart
Original Lyrics:
Please let me be a part
Force M.D.'s', "Tender Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Please let me take apart all the tender love you've given to me
Original Lyrics:
Please let me be a part of the tender love you're giving to me
Ginuwine's, "Pony"
Misheard Lyrics:
My sandals
Original Lyrics:
My saddle
JoBoxers', "Just Got Lucky"
Misheard Lyrics:
'cause I fell down
Original Lyrics:
'cause I found it
Men at Work's, "Be Good Johnny"
Misheard Lyrics:
Be cool, be cool
Be cool, be cool, be cool
Be cool, be cool, be cool
Be cool, be cool, be cool (shorty)
Original Lyrics:
Be good, be good
Be good, be good, be good
Be good, be good, be good
Be good, be good, be good (Johnny)
Prince's, "Kiss"
Misheard Lyrics:
You don't have to be Richard
Original Lyrics:
You don't have to be rich
The La's', "There She Goes"
Misheard Lyrics:
She pulls my chain
Original Lyrics:
She pulls my train
The Rolling Stones', "Harlem Shuffle"
Misheard Lyrics:
The Holland Shuffle
Original Lyrics:
The Harlem Shuffle
 
1990s
Amy Grant's, "Find a Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
And how you feel confused
Original Lyrics:
And how you feel abused
Amy Grant's, "Good for Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I like to sing when I'm banned
Original Lyrics:
I like to sing with the band
Amy Grant's, "I Will Remember You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Our love is broken in time
Original Lyrics:
Our love is frozen in time
Amy Grant's, "Lucky One"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're the guy
Original Lyrics:
You're the kind
Amy Grant's, "That's What Love is For"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dark signs best unseen
Original Lyrics:
Dark sides best unseen
Babyface's, "Every Time I Close My Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
It feels like Christians in June
Original Lyrics:
It feels like Christmas in June
Brandy's, "Sittin' Up in My Room"
Misheard Lyrics:
In my Empty Nest
Original Lyrics:
In my happiness
Cathy Dennis', "Everybody Move"
Misheard Lyrics:
Somebody better start making brew
Original Lyrics:
Somebody better start making room
Celine Dion's, "Where Does My Heart Beat Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Driven by the humbug
Original Lyrics:
Driven by the hunger
Counting Crows', "Angel of the Silences"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every time I scream
Original Lyrics:
Every time I dream
Counting Crows', "Rain King"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't try to be me
Original Lyrics:
Don't try to feed me
Guns n' Roses', "Don't Cry"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know how you feel missed out
Original Lyrics:
I know how you feel inside
Kim Appleby's, "Don't Worry"
Misheard Lyrics:
He said he loved you like no other
Taught you that you were the only one
Original Lyrics:
He said he loved you like no other
Told you that you were the only one
Proclaimers', "King of the Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
I smoke old fogies I have found
Short, but not to bang around
Original Lyrics:
I smoke old stogies I have found
Short, but not too big around
Misheard Lyrics:
Teenage rock
Original Lyrics:
Cleveland rocks!
Vanessa Williams', "Save the Best for Last"
Misheard Lyrics:
Newborn will save the best for last
Original Lyrics:
You go and save the best for last
 
2000s
3 Doors Down's, "Kryptonite"
Misheard Lyrics:
My Crystal Light
Original Lyrics:
My Kryptonite
Counting Crows', "Accidentally in Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Turn to Louis Pasteur
Original Lyrics:
Turn a little faster
Counting Crows', "Round Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
Through the door, I hear her trying
Original Lyrics:
Through the door, I hear her crying
Daughtry's, "It's Not Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Redenbacher
Original Lyrics:
Let it out
Hellogoodbye's, "Here (in Your Arms)"
Misheard Lyrics:
We say, "Hello, I've missed you so terribly"
Original Lyrics:
Whispers "Hello, I've missed you quite terribly"
Michael Buble's, "Everything"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you play your cards but it's kinda cute.
Original Lyrics:
And you play it coy but it's kinda cute.
Natasha Bedingfield's, "Pocketful of Sunshine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gimme a break
Original Lyrics:
Take me away
 
2010s
Aloe Blacc's, "Brooklyn in the Summer"
Misheard Lyrics:
You feel like pooping in the sunlight
Original Lyrics:
You feel like Brooklyn in the summer
Justin Bieber's, "Sorry"
Misheard Lyrics:
You go out and spell the truth
Original Lyrics:
You go out and spill the truth
Vance Joy's, "Riptide"
Misheard Lyrics:
The cum monster
Original Lyrics:
They come unstuck
Vance Joy's, "Riptide"
Misheard Lyrics:
and the cum monster
Original Lyrics:
And they come unstuck

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