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1960s
The Band's, "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I served on the Denver train
or
And I served on the Denville train
Original Lyrics:
And I served on the Danville train
 
1970s
Bee Gees', "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
I could never seem to follow
Original Lyrics:
I could never see tomorrow
Deep Purple's, "Smoke on the Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hank Zephyr and the Mobbers
Original Lyrics:
Frank Zappa and the Mothers
Elton John's, "Madman Across the Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is the madman blind or are the windows painted
Original Lyrics:
Is the nightmare black or are the windows painted
First Class', "Beach Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
Beach baby, beach baby, there in Japan
Would you lie to the end of September
Original Lyrics:
Beach baby, beach baby, there on the sand
From July to the end of September
Gene Chandler's, "Groovy Situation"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, it’s a gooey situation
Original Lyrics:
Oh, it’s a groovy situation
Ja'Net DuBois', "Movin' On Up (Theme from The Jeffersons)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gettin' our turn at best
Original Lyrics:
Gettin' our turn at bat
Ozark Mountain Daredevils', "Jackie Blue"
Misheard Lyrics:
You like your life in a reborn style
You take an inch but you never mind.
Original Lyrics:
You like your life in a freeform style
You'll take an inch but you'd love a mile
Rolling Stones', "When the Whip Comes Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was gay in New York
With faggoty legs
Original Lyrics:
I was gay in New York
A fag in L.A.
Rolling Stones', "Wild Horses"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wild Jose
Original Lyrics:
Wild horses
Silver Convention's, "Fly, Robin, Fly"
Misheard Lyrics:
Apples in the sky
Original Lyrics:
Up, up to the sky
The O’Jays', "I Love Music"
Misheard Lyrics:
Any color nudist
Original Lyrics:
Any kind of music
The Partridge Family's, "I Woke Up in Love This Morning"
Misheard Lyrics:
‘cause I woke up in London this morning
Original Lyrics:
‘cause I woke up in love this morning
The Partridge Family's, "When We're Singin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
Danny got Reuben to sell us all
Original Lyrics:
Danny got Reuben to sell our song
 
1980s
David Bowie's, "Let's Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tremble like a throw up
Original Lyrics:
Tremble like a flower
Donald Fagen's, "I.G.Y."
Misheard Lyrics:
I will buy the food
Original Lyrics:
Powered by the sun
Duran Duran's, "Hungry Like The Wolf"
Misheard Lyrics:
The mouse is alive, and gypsies like wine
Original Lyrics:
Mouth is alive all running inside
Eddie Rabbitt's, "I Love a Rainy Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Showers wash all my cars away
Original Lyrics:
Showers wash all my cares away
Guns N Roses', "Paradise City"
Misheard Lyrics:
Captain America's been sold a farmyard
Even though he's just a guy with a broken a*se
Original Lyrics:
Captain America's been torn apart
Now he's a court jester with a broken heart
John Mellencamp's, "Pink Houses"
Misheard Lyrics:
The bears and the pears that kill
Original Lyrics:
The bills and the pills that kill
Michael Jackson's, "Billie Jean"
Misheard Lyrics:
Billie Jean is not my mother
She's just a girl who's Plimpton
I am the one
But the champ is not my son
Original Lyrics:
Billie Jean is not my lover
She's just a girl who claims that I am the one
But the kid is not my son
Sharon, Lois and Bram's, "Skinnamarink"
Misheard Lyrics:
Underneath the nude
Original Lyrics:
Underneath the moon
The Cure's, "Fascination Street"
Misheard Lyrics:
Put on your face
Original Lyrics:
Pull on your face
Wee Sing's, "Are You Sleeping?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Even bells are ringing
Original Lyrics:
Evening bells are ringing
Wee Sing's, "Hey, Lolly, Lolly"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, Wally, Wally, Wally
Original Lyrics:
Hey, Lolly, Lolly, Lolly
Wee Sing's, "Over in the Meadow"
Misheard Lyrics:
So they swam and they leaked
Original Lyrics:
So they swam and they leaped
Wee Sing's, "Sarasponda"
Misheard Lyrics:
Save us something
Original Lyrics:
Sarasponda
Wee Sing's, "Three Blind Mice"
Misheard Lyrics:
See how they rhyme
Original Lyrics:
See how they run
Wee Sing's, "Who Stole the Cookies from the Cookie Jar?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ben who?
Original Lyrics:
Then who?
 
1990s
10,000 Maniacs', "Because the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can touch you now
Original Lyrics:
They can't hurt you now
10,000 Maniacs', "Because the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Weekends and nights belong to lovers
Original Lyrics:
Because the night belongs to lovers
AC/DC's, "Thunderstruck"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's OK, we're doin' great.
Original Lyrics:
It's alright, we're doin' fine.
Bruce Springsteen's, "Streets of Philadelphia"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just as black and whispering, here's the rain on the streets of Philadelphia
Ain't no angel gonna grate me
Original Lyrics:
Just as black and whispering as the rain on the streets of Philadelphia
Ain't no angel gonna greet me
Creed's, "Higher"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can you take me, Brian?
Original Lyrics:
Can you take me higher?
Green Day's, "Brain Stew"
Misheard Lyrics:
No rest for God stops in my mind
Original Lyrics:
No rest for cross tops in my mind
Metallica's, "Hero of the Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
Homos tried to rape me.
Original Lyrics:
Mama they try and break me.
Pixies', "Debaser"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am Lucia
Original Lyrics:
I'm a Chien Andalucien.
Sarah McLachlan's, "Sweet Surrender"
Misheard Lyrics:
It doesn't mean lunch
Original Lyrics:
It doesn't mean much
The Divinyls', "I Touch Myself"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't love anybody else
Original Lyrics:
I don't want anybody else
U2's, "One"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, it’s Kool-Aid tonight
Original Lyrics:
Well, it’s too late tonight
Voice of the Beehive's, "Monsters and Angels"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a peacefulness and a range inside us all
Original Lyrics:
There's a peacefulness and a rage inside us all
 
2000s
AC/DC's, "Stiff Upper Lip"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was boned with a stiff, a stiff upper d1¢k
Original Lyrics:
I was born with a stiff, a stiff upper lip
Roger Sanchez's, "Another Chance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Give me another chance tonight
I'd try harder about the things we had to right
Original Lyrics:
If I had another chance tonight
I'd try to tell you that the things we had were right
Toni Braxton's, "He Wasn't Man Enough"
Misheard Lyrics:
Looking at me like I'm heard
Original Lyrics:
Looking at me like I'm hurt
Wee Sing's, "Cobbler, Cobbler"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gobbler, gobbler, met my show
Original Lyrics:
Cobbler, Cobbler, mend my shoe
Wee Sing's, "From Wibbleton to Wobbleton"
Misheard Lyrics:
From Wimbledon to London
Original Lyrics:
From Wibbleton to Wobbleton
 
2010s
Lemon Demon's, "Soft Fuzzy Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
So please baby, please baby, step into my mitts!
Original Lyrics:
So please baby, please baby, step into the mist!
 
country
Wee Sing's, "Turkey in the Straw"
Misheard Lyrics:
Turkey in the store
Original Lyrics:
Turkey in the straw
 
misc
Commercial's, "NJM Insurance Group"
Misheard Lyrics:
No Jenga or mascots
Original Lyrics:
No jingles or mascots
The Weeknd's, "In Your Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
I won't regret
Original Lyrics:
I don't regret

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