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1950s
Elvis Presley's, "Jailhouse Rock"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody, let's lock
Original Lyrics:
Everybody, let's rock
 
1960s
Disney's Mary Poppins', "Jolly Holiday"
Misheard Lyrics:
When Mary holds your hand,
Her fee's a grand
Original Lyrics:
When Mary holds your hand,
It feels so grand
 
1970s
Al Green's, "Let’s Stay Together"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let’s get together
Original Lyrics:
Let’s stay together
Barry Manilow's, "Can't Smile Without You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I feel bland when you're bland
Original Lyrics:
I feel glad when you're glad
Bruce Springsteen's, "Jungleland"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kids flash guitars just like slick brains
Original Lyrics:
Kids flash guitars just like switch blades
David Bowie's, "Changes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Time to face the change
Original Lyrics:
Turn and face the strange
Genesis', "Seven Stones"
Misheard Lyrics:
No way
Original Lyrics:
Nowhere
Gerry Rafferty's, "Get It Right Next Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
You need erection
Original Lyrics:
You need direction
Kenny Rogers', "Lucille"
Misheard Lyrics:
Four hundred children and a corpse in the fields
Original Lyrics:
With four hungry children and a crop in the field.
The Who's, "We're Not Gonna Take It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Put on your ice age
Original Lyrics:
Put on your eye shades
 
1980s
Bon Jovi's, "Never Say Goodbye"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maybe say goodbye
Original Lyrics:
Never say goodbye
David Lee Roth's, "Yankee Rose"
Misheard Lyrics:
City guys
Original Lyrics:
City lights
Def Leppard's, "Hysteria"
Misheard Lyrics:
I get a scarecrow
Original Lyrics:
I get hysterical
Don Henley's, "The Last Worthless Evening"
Misheard Lyrics:
This is the mess worth deceiving
Original Lyrics:
This is the last worthless evening
George Harrison's, "Got My Mind Set on You"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's gonna take anxious time
Original Lyrics:
It's gonna take patience and time
George Harrison's, "Got My Mind Set on You"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's gonna take platinum money
Original Lyrics:
It's gonna take plenty of money
Irene Cara's, "Flashdance...What a Feeling"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take your traction
Original Lyrics:
Take your passion
Jackson Browne's, "Boulevard"
Misheard Lyrics:
Down at the golden gun
Original Lyrics:
Down at the golden cup
Jackson Browne's, "For America"
Misheard Lyrics:
I have played for America
Original Lyrics:
I have prayed for America
Jackson Browne's, "Tender Is the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tennis in July
Original Lyrics:
Tender is the night
Loverboy's, "Heaven in Your Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can see that Heather’s in your eyes
Original Lyrics:
I can see that heaven in your eyes
Michael Jackson's, "Dirty Diana"
Misheard Lyrics:
Princess Diana
Original Lyrics:
Dirty Diana
Naked Eyes', "Always Something There to Remind Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I passed the smoke in there
Original Lyrics:
I passed the small cafe
Oingo Boingo's, "Little Girls"
Misheard Lyrics:
When they're loud
Original Lyrics:
When they're around
Paul Carrack's, "Don't Shed a Tear"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't shoot a deer for me
Original Lyrics:
Don't shed a tear for me
Paul Davis', "Love or Let Me Be Lonely"
Misheard Lyrics:
In this living room
Original Lyrics:
In this lonely room
Misheard Lyrics:
She's a meaty lover
Original Lyrics:
She's an easy lover
Tears for Fears', "Everybody Wants to Rule the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who would care when the world's gonna tie me down.
Original Lyrics:
Holding hands while the walls come tumbling down.
Tears for Fears', "Head Over Heels"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pie slice
Original Lyrics:
Time flies
Tears for Fears', "Sowing the Seeds of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
No books to read
Original Lyrics:
There are books to read
Wee Sing's, "Looby Loo"
Misheard Lyrics:
You eat your rice pudding
Original Lyrics:
You put your right foot in
 
1990s
Alanis Morissette's, "All I Really Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
It’s unbelievable
Original Lyrics:
And all I really want
Celine Dion's, "To Love You More"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're inside my heart
Original Lyrics:
Here inside my heart
Green Day's, "Nice Guys Finish Last"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nice geysers finish last
Original Lyrics:
Nice guys finish last
Joe Public's, "Live and Learn"
Misheard Lyrics:
You got to live and learn
And then get Luvs
Original Lyrics:
You got to live and learn
Before your bridges burn
Michael Jackson's, "Earth Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
What about all the things that we simply were to gain?
(Later)
What about foreigners?
Original Lyrics:
What about all the things that you said we were to gain?
(Later)
What about forest trails?
Queensryche's, "Jet City Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Waited so long I can't wait another day to f*** you
Original Lyrics:
Waited so long I can't wait another day without you
R.E.M.'s, "Man on the Moon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Anybody goofing on errors?
Original Lyrics:
Andy, are you goofing on Elvis?
TLC's, "Waterfalls"
Misheard Lyrics:
I see a wrinkle
Original Lyrics:
I see a rainbow
The Breeders', "Cannonball"
Misheard Lyrics:
Speeding in a wishing well
Original Lyrics:
Spitting in a wishing well
The Cardigans', "My Favourite Game"
Misheard Lyrics:
I had a vision I could turn it right
A super mission and a lethal fight
Original Lyrics:
I had a vision I could turn you right
A stupid mission and a legal fight
The Proclaimers', "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I'm gonna want 500 smiles
Original Lyrics:
And I would walk 500 miles
‘N Sync's, "Tearin’ Up My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Things are getting out of hell
Original Lyrics:
Things are getting out of hand
 
2000s
Alicia Keys', "Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why don't you hold me, knee me?
OR
Why don't you hold me near me?
Original Lyrics:
Why don't you hold me, need me?
Beyonce's, "Irreplaceable"
Misheard Lyrics:
Doodling, doodling
Original Lyrics:
To the left, to the left
Madonna's, "Hung Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don goes by so slowly
Original Lyrics:
Time goes by so slowly
Michelle Branch's, "All You Wanted"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can take you, wait for me
Original Lyrics:
I can take you away from here
Mis-Teeq's, "Style"
Misheard Lyrics:
You got a nice career, you got it all
Original Lyrics:
You got a nice crib, you got it all
 
2010s
Katy Perry's, "Teenage Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's go on the way tonight
Original Lyrics:
Let's go all the way tonight
 
country
Dolly Parton's, "Heartbreaker"
Misheard Lyrics:
Thinking about what I shouldn't know
Original Lyrics:
Thinking about what I should have known

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