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Misheard Lyrics -> New Entries for September 6, 2021

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1960s
Misheard Lyrics:
Don’t know what I’m going to
Original Lyrics:
Don’t know what I’m going through
The 5th Dimension's, "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In"
Misheard Lyrics:
How many are understanding?
Original Lyrics:
Harmony and understanding
The Cowsills', "Hair"
Misheard Lyrics:
My hair isn't bright
Original Lyrics:
My hair is a fright
The Drifters', "Up on the Roof"
Misheard Lyrics:
And all my kids drift right into scares
Original Lyrics:
And all my cares drift right into space
The Rolling Stones', "Time Is on My Side"
Misheard Lyrics:
You'll come running running running back to me
Original Lyrics:
You'll come running back to me
Van Morrison's, "Brown Eyed Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, we're the Wiggles
Original Lyrics:
Hey, why don't we go?
 
1970s
Atlanta Rhythm Section's, "Imaginary Lover"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is that your lucky number?
Original Lyrics:
Imaginary lover
Bob Marley's, "One Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's get together and sing all night
Original Lyrics:
Let's get together and feel alright
Bread's, "Make It with You"
Misheard Lyrics:
And if you're wondering what this song is leading to...
Original Lyrics:
And if you're wondering what this all is leading to...
Misheard Lyrics:
My magic portion for love
Original Lyrics:
My magic potion for love
Murray Head's, "Superstar"
Misheard Lyrics:
And such a strange place?
Original Lyrics:
And such a strange land?
 
1980s
A Flock of Seagulls', "Space Age Love Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
I saw you rise
Original Lyrics:
I saw your eyes
Ambrosia's, "Biggest Part of Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
So we can wash away the pants so that we may start anew
Original Lyrics:
So we can wash away the past so that we may start anew
Deniece Williams', "It's Gonna Take a Miracle"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's gonna take a mail call
Original Lyrics:
It's gonna take a miracle
Elton John's, "I'm Still Standing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I stole Santa
Original Lyrics:
I'm still standing.
Kaoma's, "Lambada"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dance with Sally Ma, but that ain't no lie
OR
Dance with Silly Ma, but that ain't no lie
OR
Dancing cinema, but that ain't no lie
Ooh, I must just be wearing a contract
(Later)
The sound of Lambada!
Original Lyrics:
Dança sol e mar, guardarei no olhar
O amor faz perder e encontrar
(Later)
Dançando lambada
Kool & the Gang's, "Ladies' Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
This is alright tonight
Original Lyrics:
This is your night tonight
Madonna's, "Live to Tell"
Misheard Lyrics:
I have a tail, two tails
OR
I have a tale, two tales
Sometimes it gets so hard to hide the whale
Original Lyrics:
I have a tale to tell
Sometimes it gets so hard to hide it well
Madonna's, "Open Your Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Open your card for me
Original Lyrics:
Open your heart for me
ZZ Top's, "TV Dinners"
Misheard Lyrics:
I like the answer-ramas and the TV on me too
Original Lyrics:
I like the enchiladas and the teriyaki too
ZZ Top's, "Tube Snake Boogie"
Misheard Lyrics:
She do the Disney Boogie
Original Lyrics:
She do the Tube Snake Boogie
ZZ Top's, "Tube Snake Boogie"
Misheard Lyrics:
She do the Tuesday Boogie
Original Lyrics:
She do the tube snake boogie
 
1990s
Britney Spears', "Born to Make You Happy"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause living in a dream of you and me, is that the way my life should be?
Original Lyrics:
'Cause living in a dream of you and me is not the way my life should be
Cedarmont Kids', "Be Kind to Your Web-Footed Friends"
Misheard Lyrics:
For that duck may be somebody's other
Original Lyrics:
For that duck may be somebody's mother
Cedarmont Kids', "Oats, Peas, Beans, and Barley Grow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Waiting for a farmer
Original Lyrics:
Waiting for a partner
Cedarmont Kids', "Sleep, Baby, Sleep"
Misheard Lyrics:
Thy mother is shaking the Greenland tree
Original Lyrics:
Thy mother is shaking the dreamland tree
Cedarmont Kids', "Where Is Thumbkin?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where is He-Man?
Original Lyrics:
Where is Ringman?
Misheard Lyrics:
Merry Christmas
Original Lyrics:
And I miss you
Korn's, "Freak on a Leash"
Misheard Lyrics:
Someone takes my pond from me
Original Lyrics:
Someone takes my part of me
Natalie Merchant's, "Carnival"
Misheard Lyrics:
Have I been bust?
Original Lyrics:
Have I been lost?
Spice Girls', "Mama"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now that I love you
Now that I care
Original Lyrics:
Mama, I love you
Mama, I care
The Wiggles', "Big Red Car"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jeff is past the sleep
Original Lyrics:
Jeff is fast asleep
The Wiggles', "Five Little Joeys"
Misheard Lyrics:
Five little journeys jumping over there
Original Lyrics:
Five little joeys jumping on the bed
The Wiggles', "Wags the Dog"
Misheard Lyrics:
This food's from Guys and Dolls
Original Lyrics:
This food's for Wags the Dog
Weezer's, "Buddy Holly"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh oh, and your parents are divorced
Original Lyrics:
Oh oh, and you're Mary Tyler Moore
 
2000s
Coldplay's, "Trouble"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I never meant to cause you travel
And I never meant to do you wrong
And well, if I ever caused you travel
And oh no, I never meant to do you harm
Original Lyrics:
And I never meant to cause you trouble
And I never meant to do you wrong
And well, if I ever caused you trouble
And oh no, I never meant to do you harm
Jennifer Lopez's, "Play"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is that a cry?
Original Lyrics:
Is that a crime?
Jojo's, "Too Little Too Late"
Misheard Lyrics:
You say you've driven my face
(Later)
Go find someone else
I'm letting you go, unloving myself
Original Lyrics:
You say you dream of my face
(Later)
Go find someone else
In letting you go, I'm loving myself
Samantha Mumba's, "Baby Come On Over (This is Our Night)"
Misheard Lyrics:
This is alright tonight
Original Lyrics:
This is our night tonight
The Wiggles', "Captain Feathersword"
Misheard Lyrics:
Start the car
Original Lyrics:
Start to hop
The Wiggles', "Dancing in the Sand"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wags the Dog at Chick-fil-A
Original Lyrics:
Wags the Dog is chasing waves
The Wiggles', "Fruit Salad"
Misheard Lyrics:
Give everyone, a big ass spoon.
We'll all be needing it very soon.
Original Lyrics:
Give every one, a plate and a spoon.
We'll all be eating it very soon.
The Wiggles', "In the Wiggles World"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's music and Danson
Original Lyrics:
There's music and dancing
The Wiggles', "Ready, Steady, Wiggle!"
Misheard Lyrics:
You get junk from a kangaroo
or
You can watch Captain Kangaroo
Original Lyrics:
You can jump like a kangaroo
The Wiggles', "Wiggly Party"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wiggly body
Original Lyrics:
Wiggly party
Wee Sing's, "Curly-Locks"
Misheard Lyrics:
Thou shalt not watch fishes
Original Lyrics:
Thou shalt not wash dishes
Wee Sing's, "Hiccup, Hiccup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pick up, pick up, go away
Original Lyrics:
Hiccup, hiccup, go away
Wee Sing's, "Polly, Put the Kettle On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Polly, put the candle on
Original Lyrics:
Polly, put the kettle on
 
2010s
Sara Bareilles', "She Used to Be Mine"
Misheard Lyrics:
And cars out of persons
Original Lyrics:
And carves out a person
 
misc
Commercial's, "Haribo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kids and grown-ups love the show
Original Lyrics:
Kids and grown-ups love it so

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