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1970s
Billy Joel's, "Piano Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's Saturday sweet and I knew it would compete
Original Lyrics:
It's sad and it's sweet and I knew it complete
Chic's, "Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ronda and Tambor
Original Lyrics:
Rumba and tango
Misheard Lyrics:
Naked darling won't you ease my worried mind
Original Lyrics:
Layla, darling won't you ease my worried mind?
Eagles', "Hotel California"
Misheard Lyrics:
One smell of complete dust rising up in the air
Original Lyrics:
Warm smell of colitas
Rising up through the air
Electric Light Orchestra's, "Can't Get It Out of My Head"
Misheard Lyrics:
Big judge in the city
Robin Hood turned round and told her last night
"They're the enemy"
Original Lyrics:
Bank job in the city
Robin Hood and William Tell, Ivanhoe and Lancelot
They don't envy me
Elton John's, "Your Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I would have stumped ya
Original Lyrics:
If I was a sculptor
Procol Harum's, "Conquistador "
Misheard Lyrics:
I kissed a door
Original Lyrics:
Conquistador
The Moments', "Love on a Two-Way Street"
Misheard Lyrics:
I thought it was a demolition
Original Lyrics:
I thought it was a revelation
 
1980s
Alexander O'Neal's, "Criticize"
Misheard Lyrics:
is your bum tickling right
Original Lyrics:
'Cause your conversation ain't right.
Cast of Les Miserables', "Castle on a Cloud"
Misheard Lyrics:
Knots Landing cul-de-sac on a cloud
Original Lyrics:
Not in my castle on a cloud
Cast of Les Miserables', "Master of the House"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kipper in the zoo
Original Lyrics:
Keeper of the zoo
Cheap Trick's, "The Flame"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’m going crazy, I’m losing sheep
Original Lyrics:
I’m going crazy, I’m losing sleep
Commercial's, "Kaufman, the Carpet Experts"
Misheard Lyrics:
Co-pay the carpet experts
Original Lyrics:
Kaufman, the Carpet Experts
Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson's, "I Know Him So Well"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why am I calling the cops?
Original Lyrics:
Why am I falling apart?
Elvis Costello's, "Oliver's Army"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eye of the zombie
Original Lyrics:
Oliver's army
Eric Carmen's, "Make Me Lose Control"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mick may lose control
Original Lyrics:
Make me lose control
Fleetwood Mac's, "Gypsy"
Misheard Lyrics:
To a room with sun leis and paper flowers
Original Lyrics:
To a room with some lace and paper flowers
Martika's, "More Than You Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know that you are my best of me
Original Lyrics:
I know that you are my destiny
Pixies', "Hey"
Misheard Lyrics:
The sound that the mother makes when the baker breaks!
Original Lyrics:
The sound that the mother makes when the baby breaks!
Poison's, "Talk Dirty to Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Top 40 for me
Original Lyrics:
Talk dirty to me
Run DMC's, "It's Tricky"
Misheard Lyrics:
I met this yellow girlie
Her head was kinda curly
Original Lyrics:
I met this little girlie
Her hair was kinda curly
St Winifred's School Choir's, "There's No One Quite Like Grandma"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's no one quite like Grandma
What a lovely old aged girl
Original Lyrics:
There's no one quite like Grandma
A love we always share
Stevie Nicks', "Edge of Seventeen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just like a one-winged dove
Original Lyrics:
Just like the white winged dove.
Tiffany's, "Could've Been"
Misheard Lyrics:
The memories of our loving still linger in the air
Like the fainted scent of your roses, they stay with me everywhere
OR
Like the fainted stench of your roses, they stay with me everywhere
Original Lyrics:
The memories of our loving still linger in the air
Like the faded scent of your roses, they stay with me everywhere
Yaz's, "Situation"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rude Ralph
Original Lyrics:
Move out.
 
1990s
B-52s', "Love Shack"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well it's set way back in the middle of a field
Just a funny old shack and I gotta get back
(Later)
Funny little shack, funny little shack
Original Lyrics:
Well it's set way back in the middle of a field
Just a funky old shack and I gotta get back
(Later)
Funky little shack, funky little shack
Belinda Carlisle's, "In Too Deep"
Misheard Lyrics:
That ride to the Barnes & Noble store
Original Lyrics:
That ride upon the noble horse
Destiny's Child featuring Wyclef Jean's, "No, No, No"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yell, yell, yell, yell, yell
Original Lyrics:
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
Dionne Farris', "I Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
Not gonna work next time
Original Lyrics:
Not gonna work this time
Genesis', "I Can't Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
I never thought so much could happen just chewin' food
Original Lyrics:
I never thought so much could happen just shootin' pool
Jon Bon Jovi's, "Blaze of Glory"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lord, I never toothbrush
But I toothbrush blood
Original Lyrics:
Lord, I never drew first
But I drew first blood
Kidsongs', "The Best Dog in the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come on and see what my parents can do
Original Lyrics:
Come on and see what my parrot can do
Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston's, "When You Believe"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can retrieve
Original Lyrics:
You can achieve
Martika's, "Love...Thy Will Be Done"
Misheard Lyrics:
I get no longer high
Original Lyrics:
I can no longer hide
No Doubt's, "Don’t Speak"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can see us dying awfully
Original Lyrics:
I can see us dying, are we?
TV Show Scripts', "Barney & Friends"
Misheard Lyrics:
Super bee doofus!
Original Lyrics:
Super-dee-duper!
The Lion King's, "Circle of Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Arrrsene Wengeerrr Baba Clichy Babe Oooo Wanyama
Original Lyrics:
Nants ingonyama bagithi Baba Sithi uhm ingonyama
Misheard Lyrics:
And I'm ready for the right, I'm ready if it's farting time
OR
And I'm ready for the right, I'm ready if it's right on time
Original Lyrics:
And I'm ready for the ride, I'm ready if it's fighting time
Toni Braxton's, "Breathe Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I guess I'm thinking about
Original Lyrics:
And I can't stop thinking about
Ultra Nate's, "Free"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your dreams
Original Lyrics:
You're free
 
2000s
Akon's, "Mister Lonely"
Misheard Lyrics:
I have nobody, all on my phone
Original Lyrics:
I have nobody, all on my own
Britney Spears', "Piece of Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
And with a kid on my arm, I’m still an exception at anal
You want a piece of me?
Original Lyrics:
And with a kid on my arm, I'm still an exception
And you want a piece of me
I Set My Friends On Fire's, "Crank That"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey it’s that, I’ll break it!
Original Lyrics:
Hey, it's your calvary kids!
Jewel's, "Intuition"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just a city girl
Original Lyrics:
I'm just a simple girl
Lupe Fiasco's, "Intruder Alert"
Misheard Lyrics:
True love
Original Lyrics:
Intruder
Madcon's, "Beggin"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got my a***hole spread, I'm hoping that my a*** gets fed.
Original Lyrics:
I've got my arms so spread, I'm hoping that my heart gets fed.
Vanessa Carlton's, "Ordinary Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
We all seem sorry
Original Lyrics:
We all seem so real
 
2010s
Breaking Benjamin's, "Red Cold River"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rum.
Original Lyrics:
Run.
Meghan Trainor's, "All About That Bass"
Misheard Lyrics:
Because you know I'm all about that Binks, Jar Jar Binks, no trouble
Original Lyrics:
Because you know I'm all about that bass, 'bout that bass, no treble
Mike Posner's, "I Took a Pill in Ibiza"
Misheard Lyrics:
You don't wanna be stuck up on that station
Stuck up on that station
Original Lyrics:
You don't wanna be stuck up on that stage singing
Stuck up on that stage singing

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