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1960s
The Capitols', "Cool Jerk"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tutor
Original Lyrics:
Cool jerk
The Four Tops', "Reach Out I'll Be There"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now, when you're bust and about to give up
Original Lyrics:
Now, when you're lost and about to give up
The Rolling Stones', "Time Is on My Side"
Misheard Lyrics:
You'll come running running running back
You'll come running running running back
You'll come running running running back
To me
Original Lyrics:
You'll come running back
You'll come running back
You'll come running back
To me
 
1970s
Aerosmith's, "Dream On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sail with me
Original Lyrics:
Sing with me
John Denver's, "Back Home Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a store across the valley
Original Lyrics:
There's a storm across the valley
John Denver's, "Fly Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Though your wings are frozen
Original Lyrics:
Though your wings are broken
John Denver's, "I'm Sorry"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm sorry for all the whys I told you
Original Lyrics:
I'm sorry for all the lies I told you
Kool & the Gang's, "Jungle Boogie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't you forget
Original Lyrics:
Jungle Boogie
Orleans', "Dance with Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chimpanzee
Original Lyrics:
Fantasy
The Police's, "Walking on the Moon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Look at me together
Original Lyrics:
We could be together
Tommy James', "Draggin' the Line"
Misheard Lyrics:
Beggin' around
Original Lyrics:
Draggin' the line (Draggin' the line)
Van Morrison's, "Into the Mystic"
Misheard Lyrics:
And when that trombone blows
Original Lyrics:
And when that foghorn blows
 
1980s
Barry Manilow's, "I Made It Through the Rain"
Misheard Lyrics:
I made it to the range
Original Lyrics:
I made it through the rain
Black Box's, "Ride on Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chest, don't move!
Original Lyrics:
Just don't move
Europe's, "The Final Countdown"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're headed for demons
Original Lyrics:
We're headed for Venus
Janet Jackson's, "Control"
Misheard Lyrics:
Control, now I'm all thrown up
Original Lyrics:
Control, now I'm all grown up
Janet Jackson's, "The Pleasure Principle"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's the high school principal
Original Lyrics:
It's the pleasure principle
Kool & the Gang's, "Fresh"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's so French
Original Lyrics:
She's so fresh
Kool & the Gang's, "Too Hot"
Misheard Lyrics:
We gotta do the seagull
Original Lyrics:
We gotta cool this anger
Madonna's, "Material Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
They can beg and they can bleed but they can't see the light
(Later)
Some boys die and some boys lie but I don't let them play
Original Lyrics:
They can beg and they can plead but they can't see the light
(Later)
Some boys try and some boys lie but I don't let them play
Prince's, "Little Red Corvette"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pirouette, Colette
Original Lyrics:
Little Red Corvette
Steve Perry's, "Foolish Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've been mugged before
Original Lyrics:
You've been wrong before
The Romantics', "What I Like About You"
Misheard Lyrics:
That's what I like about dudes
Original Lyrics:
That's what I like about you
Van Halen's, "Panama"
Misheard Lyrics:
Calendar
Original Lyrics:
Panama
 
1990s
Arrested Development's, "Tennessee"
Misheard Lyrics:
PNC
Original Lyrics:
Tennessee
Black Crowes', "A Conspiracy"
Misheard Lyrics:
May I have a refund
Original Lyrics:
Be my conspiracy
Dave Matthews Band's, "Ants Marching"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take these chess pieces
or
Take these checkers
Original Lyrics:
Take these chances
Depeche Mode's, "Enjoy the Silence"
Misheard Lyrics:
Words of pirates
Original Lyrics:
Words of violence
Green Day's, "When I Come Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
You may find out that your self-doubt ben thin rizz ever there.
Original Lyrics:
You may find out that your self-doubt means nothing was ever there.
Janet Jackson's, "You Want This"
Misheard Lyrics:
You have to be hunting for me
Original Lyrics:
You have to be hungry for me
Movie Scripts', "GoldenEye"
Misheard Lyrics:
Forgot to mock
Original Lyrics:
Forgot to knock
Our Lady Peace's, "Superman’s Dead"
Misheard Lyrics:
Someway
or
Somewhere
Original Lyrics:
Subway
Radiohead's, "Anyone Can Play Guitar"
Misheard Lyrics:
Disney
Original Lyrics:
Destiny
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Scar Tissue"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got locked in a bathroom stall
Original Lyrics:
Blood loss in a bathroom stall
Reel 2 Real's, "I Like to Move It"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want to know it, know it
Original Lyrics:
I like to move it, move it
The Heights', "How Do You Talk to an Angel"
Misheard Lyrics:
How do you talk to a ninja?
Original Lyrics:
How do you talk to an angel?
The Heights', "How Do You Talk to an Angel"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't know where to stop
Original Lyrics:
I don't know where to start
The Outfield's, "Closer to Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hand job
Any way you want it
Original Lyrics:
Hand jive
Any way you want it
Voice of the Beehive's, "Monsters and Angels"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a peacefulness and a rake inside us all
Original Lyrics:
There's a peacefulness and a rage inside us all
Weezer's, "Say It Ain’t So"
Misheard Lyrics:
City ain’t soul
Original Lyrics:
Say it ain’t so
 
2000s
Britney Spears', "Lucky"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the world is fading and she keeps on waiting
But tell me what happens when it stops?
They go, "Isn't she lovely, this Hollywood girl?"
And they say she's our Lucky, she's our star
Original Lyrics:
And the world is spinning and she keeps on winning
But tell me what happens when it stops?
They go, "Isn't she lovely, this Hollywood girl?"
And they say she's so lucky, she's a star
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm sorry for breaking you
Original Lyrics:
I'm sorry for blaming you
Janet Jackson's, "Feedback"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like I knock it down
Original Lyrics:
Like I rock it down
Maroon 5's, "This Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
This love has taken a tour on me
Original Lyrics:
This love has taken its toll on me
Robbie Williams', "She's Madonna"
Misheard Lyrics:
She s got to be unseen to be believed
Original Lyrics:
She s got to be obscene to be believed
Spiller's, "Groovejet (If This Ain't Love)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take off tomorrow, we beg, steal or borrow to make all we can in the sun
While we are moving the music is grooving
Troubles we both had begun
(Later)
Will you remember me, boy, remember me for you?
Original Lyrics:
Think of tomorrow, we beg, steal or borrow to make all we can in the sun
While we are moving the music is soothing
Troubles we thought had begun
(Later)
Will you remember me, boy, remember me loving you?
 
2010s
Lana Del Rey's, "National Anthem"
Misheard Lyrics:
Booyah, baby, bow, down, making me so almond
Original Lyrics:
Booyah, baby, bow, down, making me so wow now
Taylor Swift's, "Delicate"
Misheard Lyrics:
Listen for the best
Original Lyrics:
This ain't for the best
 
misc
Olivia Rodrigo's, "Good 4 U"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you have the character arcs
Original Lyrics:
If you ever cared to ask
Traditional's, "Beer Barrel Polka"
Misheard Lyrics:
Roll out the barren
Original Lyrics:
Roll out the barrel

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