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1950s
The Champs', "Tequila"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shakira
Original Lyrics:
Tequila
 
1960s
Beach Boys', "Good Vibrations"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm picking up good vibrations
She's giving me good citations
Original Lyrics:
I'm picking up good vibrations
She's giving me excitations.
Engelbert Humperdinck's, "Love Me with All of Your Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
With every beat of your
HORSE!
Original Lyrics:
With every beat of your heart.
John Fred and His Playboy Band's, "Judy in Disguise (with Glasses)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Judy and the sign
Original Lyrics:
Judy in disguise
The Rolling Stones', "19th Nervous Breakdown"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, who's to blame, that girl just ain't sayin'
Original Lyrics:
Oh, who's to blame, that girl's just insane
The Rolling Stones', "19th Nervous Breakdown"
Misheard Lyrics:
On an acid trip I tried so hard to rearrange your mind
But after a while I realized you were just so raging mad
Original Lyrics:
On our first trip I tried so hard to rearrange your mind
But after a while I realized you were disarranging mine
The Rolling Stones', "19th Nervous Breakdown"
Misheard Lyrics:
Seen a Harvard crowd talking much too loud, running up and down the stairs
Original Lyrics:
Center of a crowd, talking much too loud, running up and down the stairs
The Rolling Stones', "Honky Tonk Women"
Misheard Lyrics:
I met a gin-soaked barroom queen in Yonkers.
Original Lyrics:
I met a gin-soaked barroom queen in Memphis
Tom Jones', "Delilah"
Misheard Lyrics:
At break of day when that
MENTAL FOR WADE,
I was waiting
Original Lyrics:
At break of day when that man drove away, I was waiting
 
1970s
Bread's, "Make It with You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll take Uniqua with you
Original Lyrics:
I'd like to make it with you
Donna Summer's, "Hot Stuff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Looking for an a**hole, baby, this evening
Original Lyrics:
Looking for some hot stuff, baby, this evening
Edison Lighthouse's, "Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And her life's in Italy
Original Lyrics:
And her life's a mystery
Gordon Lightfoot's, "If You Could Read My Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know that grosses me
Original Lyrics:
You know that ghost is me
Harry Nilsson's, "Coconut"
Misheard Lyrics:
Put the lime in the coffee pot
Original Lyrics:
Put the lime in the coconut
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rockin' mountain high
Original Lyrics:
Rocky Mountain High
Mungo Jerry's, "In the Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the weather's fine,
We go p*ssing then go swimming in our pee
Original Lyrics:
When the weather's fine,
We go fishing or go swimming in the sea
Queen's, "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just gotta get right over Binyah
Original Lyrics:
Just gotta get right outta here
Rod Stewart's, "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you think I’m funny and you think I’m Samson.
Original Lyrics:
If you want my body and you think I'm sexy.
Rolling Stones', "Rocks Off"
Misheard Lyrics:
The sunshine blows the daylights out of me
Original Lyrics:
The sunshine bores the daylights out of me.
Sex Pistols', "Friggin' In the Riggin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
The cabin boy was Flipper
He was a fuckin' nigger
Original Lyrics:
The cabin boy was Flipper
He was a fuckin' nipper
The Manhattan Transfer's, "Operator"
Misheard Lyrics:
Operetta
Original Lyrics:
Operator
 
1980s
A-ha's, "Take on Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’ll be dumb
Original Lyrics:
I’ll be gone
Adam Ant's, "Man Called Marco"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hello, I'm Marco. Sit down and drink your juice. 1507
Original Lyrics:
Hello, I'm Marco Allow me to introduce My Firebird Seven.
Alice Cooper's, "Poison"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna paste you
Original Lyrics:
I wanna taste you
Billy Joel's, "The Downeaster 'Alexa'"
Misheard Lyrics:
I have journeyed across to the billiards
Original Lyrics:
I have chartered a course to the Vineyard
Billy Joel's, "We Didn't Start the Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
California paintball
Original Lyrics:
California baseball
Don Henley's, "New York Minute"
Misheard Lyrics:
On some solitary lock
Original Lyrics:
On some solitary rock
Duran Duran's, "Girls on Film"
Misheard Lyrics:
Girls don't kill
Original Lyrics:
Girls on film
Duran Duran's, "Notorious"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rust-Oleum
Original Lyrics:
Notorious
Duran Duran's, "Rio"
Misheard Lyrics:
Her name is Leanne
Original Lyrics:
Her name is Rio
English Beat's, "Save It for Later"
Misheard Lyrics:
Soon I’ll be ready
Original Lyrics:
Sooner or later
Lipps, Inc.'s, "Funkytown"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bob the Builder, Bob the Builder
Original Lyrics:
Talk about it, talk about it
Michael Damian's, "Saved by the Bell"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know I made a mess
Original Lyrics:
I know I'm in a mess
Scandal's, "Goodbye to You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'd die for you
Original Lyrics:
Goodbye to You
Survivor's, "Eye of the Tiger"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's the eye of Godiva
Original Lyrics:
It's the eye of the tiger
The Cars', "Magic"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know it's blue
Original Lyrics:
You know it's true
The Cult's, "Rain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here comes Lorraine
Original Lyrics:
Here comes the rain
The Pointer Sisters', "Neutron Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jimmy Neutron danced
Original Lyrics:
Doin' the Neutron Dance
Whitney Houston's, "Saving All My Love for You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I must break down and fly
Original Lyrics:
I must break down and cry
 
1990s
Cake's, "Jolene"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jolene smoothed her dog hair in the mirror
Original Lyrics:
Jolene smoothed her dark hair in the mirror
Captain Hollywood Project's, "More and More"
Misheard Lyrics:
Each and every heart attack
Original Lyrics:
Each and every heart affair
Londonbeat's, "I've Been Thinking About You"
Misheard Lyrics:
She was my warm sensation
Original Lyrics:
She was my one temptation
Peter Gabriel's, "Steam"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stand, stand back!
Original Lyrics:
Said "Stand back!"
Rod Stewart's, "Reason to Believe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Still I look to find a reason, the police
Original Lyrics:
Still I look to find a reason to believe
 
2010s
Adele's, "Someone Like You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Never mind, I'm fine, someone like you
Original Lyrics:
Never mind, I'll find someone like you
Bruce Springsteen's, "Ghosts"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can feel the reflection in my bones
Original Lyrics:
I can feel the blood shiver in my bones
Halsey's, "Without Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tummy how it feels
Sittin' up there
Original Lyrics:
Tell me how it feels Sittin' up there?
Justin Timberlake's, "Can’t Stop the Feeling"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kiss the magic
Original Lyrics:
Just imagine
Pink's, "Just Like Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
No f**king b**ches like me anywhere!
Original Lyrics:
No one can be just like me any way
 
misc
Whispering Jack Smith's, "Does Your Mother Know You're Out, Cecilia?"
Misheard Lyrics:
It seems that she went with a boy named Joe,
Who was always lifting, so
Original Lyrics:
It seems that she went with a boy named Joe,
Who was always lisping, so

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