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1950s
The Chordettes', "Lollipop"
Misheard Lyrics:
Her kids are sweeter than an apple pie
Original Lyrics:
Her kiss is sweeter than an apple pie
The Chordettes', "Mr. Sandman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Give him tulips like Russell Stover
Original Lyrics:
Give him two lips like roses and clover
 
1960s
The Beatles', "In My Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
All these places have their mornings
Original Lyrics:
All these places have their moments
The Beatles', "Magical Mystery Tour"
Misheard Lyrics:
Roll up
Bad-da-dup Ba-da-deep-ba-dee Tour
Original Lyrics:
Roll up
Roll up for the Mystery Tour
Misheard Lyrics:
'cause you make me feel (like a phony)
Original Lyrics:
'cause you make me feel (ride your pony)
 
1970s
Aretha Franklin's, "Until You Come Back to Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm gonna walk on the shelf
Original Lyrics:
I'm gonna walk by myself
Black Sabbath's, "Paranoid"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can you help me knock to find my brain?
Original Lyrics:
Can you help me occupy my brain?
Commercial's, "Hawaiian Punch"
Misheard Lyrics:
How'd you like a nice Hawaiian Punch?
Shore!
Original Lyrics:
How'd you like a nice Hawaiian Punch?
Sure!
Foxy's, "Get Off"
Misheard Lyrics:
Has to make a lady
Original Lyrics:
I submit to ladies
Foxy's, "Get Off"
Misheard Lyrics:
So we can gamble
Original Lyrics:
So we can get off
Michael Jackson's, "Got to Be There"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got to be there in the moment
Original Lyrics:
Got to be there in the morning
Michael Jackson's, "I Wanna Be Where You Are"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's not my thing trying to get past
Original Lyrics:
It's not my thing trying to get back
Michael Jackson's, "Just a Little Bit of You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Will surely keep the chocolate away
Original Lyrics:
Will surely keep the darkness away
Pink Floyd's, "Shine On, You Crazy Diamond"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come on you stranger, you lecher, you martyr, and shine
Original Lyrics:
Come on you stranger, you legend, you martyr, and shine
Robert John's, "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are all away
or
We are all awake
Original Lyrics:
Oh-mum-oh-weh
 
1980s
Bananarama's, "Shy Boy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gonna make him online
Original Lyrics:
Gonna make him all mine
Billy Ocean's, "Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cameltoe Queen
Original Lyrics:
Caribbean Queen
D. Mob's, "C'mon and Get My Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's just say I love this song.
Original Lyrics:
I'd like to say our love is strong.
Don Henley's, "Dirty Laundry"
Misheard Lyrics:
People everywhere you lose
Original Lyrics:
People love it when you lose
Jody Watley's, "Don't You Want Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ice so deep
Original Lyrics:
Eyes so deep
Michael Jackson's, "Another Part of Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
We have the tooth
Original Lyrics:
We have the truth
Michael Jackson's, "Off the Wall"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the world is on your chauffeur
Original Lyrics:
When the world is on your shoulder
Michael Jackson's, "She's Out of My Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
She knows you're gay
Original Lyrics:
She knows your game
The Gap Band's, "You Dropped a Bomb on Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
You dropped a bum on me
Original Lyrics:
You dropped a bomb on me
The Primitives', "Crash"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hugo went too fast
Original Lyrics:
Here you go, way too fast
 
1990s
All Saints', "Never Ever"
Misheard Lyrics:
Boy, I'm really gay
Original Lyrics:
Boy, I'm in a daze
Michael Jackson's, "Heal the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Make a little skate
Original Lyrics:
Make a little space
Michael Jackson's, "They Don't Care About Us"
Misheard Lyrics:
Skin head, bed head
Original Lyrics:
Skin head, dead head
Shaggy's, "Oh Carolina"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh Carolina my love
Jumping bronze
Original Lyrics:
Oh Carolina my love
Jump and prance
The Corrs', "Dreams"
Misheard Lyrics:
And what you have
And what you love
Original Lyrics:
And what you had
And what you lost
The Corrs', "Dreams"
Misheard Lyrics:
Thunder only happens when it's late
Original Lyrics:
Thunder only happens when it's raining
The Corrs', "Dreams"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the Wet Ones sell you, clean your nose
Original Lyrics:
When the rain washes you clean, you'll know
The Proclaimers', "King of the Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Old worn out Sunday shoes
Original Lyrics:
Old worn out suit and shoes
 
2000s
Bon Jovi's, "Misunderstood"
Misheard Lyrics:
You found me pants down in the yard again.
Original Lyrics:
You found me passed out in the yard again.
Fall Out Boy's, "Sugar, We're Goin' Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is this more than your children forget?
Oh, don't mind me, I'm watching Mewtwo from the coffin
Original Lyrics:
Is this more than you bargained for yet?
Oh, don't mind me, I'm watching you two from the closet
Linkin Park's, "Numb"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’m becoming this, all I want to do
Original Lyrics:
By becoming this, all I want to do
Michael Jackson's, "Butterflies"
Misheard Lyrics:
I just want to touch you with kids
Original Lyrics:
I just want to touch you and kiss
My Chemical Romance's, "It's Not A Fashion Statement it's a Deathwish"
Misheard Lyrics:
If living was the hardest part
Well then the dead burn together
Original Lyrics:
If living was the hardest part
We'll then, one day, be together
Mysto & Pizzi's, "Somebody's Watching Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I am no driver's seat
Original Lyrics:
And I have no privacy
Mysto & Pizzi's, "Somebody's Watching Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
But baby showers remind me of cyber too much
Original Lyrics:
But maybe showers remind me of Psycho too much
Mysto & Pizzi's, "Somebody's Watching Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
But baby showers remind me of talcum too much
Original Lyrics:
But maybe showers remind me of Psycho too much
Mysto & Pizzi's, "Somebody's Watching Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I always feel like somebody's marching feet
or
I always feel like somebody's Martian feet
Original Lyrics:
I always feel like somebody's watching me
Mysto & Pizzi's, "Somebody's Watching Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just an average man with an average wife
Original Lyrics:
I'm just an average man with an average life
Misheard Lyrics:
We're Rockapella
Original Lyrics:
We're Roc-a-Fella
 
2010s
Bruno Mars', "Locked Out of Heaven"
Misheard Lyrics:
You make me teamwork
Original Lyrics:
You make me feel like
Clean Bandit's, "Rather Be"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're a thousand miles from comfort, we have traveled endlessly
But as long as you are with me, there's no place I'd rather be
I would wait forever, and salted in the sea
As long as I am with you, my heart continues to be
Original Lyrics:
We're a thousand miles from comfort, we have traveled land and sea
But as long as you are with me, there's no place I'd rather be
I would wait forever, exalted in the scene
As long as I am with you, my heart continues to beat
Misheard Lyrics:
Are you breaking up with me?
Original Lyrics:
Oh, you're breaking up on me.
Phish's, "The Line"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you step to the right.
Original Lyrics:
And you step to the line.
 
christian
Jars of Clay's, "Art in Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
See the yard in me
Original Lyrics:
See the art in me
 
misc
Commercial's, "Daisy Sour Cream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do do a double, do do a double of Daisy
Original Lyrics:
Do do a dollop, do do a dollop of Daisy!

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