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1960s
Julie Andrews', "Jolly Holiday"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, it's a jolly holiday with Hubert
Original Lyrics:
Oh, it's a jolly holiday with you Bert
Peter, Paul, and Mary's, "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the broomstick crawls at the break of dawn
Original Lyrics:
When the rooster crows at the break of dawn
Sandpipers', "Guantanamera"
Misheard Lyrics:
One ton O’Meara
Oh he was one ton O’Meara
Original Lyrics:
Guantanamera, guajira guantanamera
The Rolling Stones', "19th Nervous Breakdown"
Misheard Lyrics:
Center of a clown
Original Lyrics:
Center of a crowd
The Rolling Stones', "Harlem Shuffle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't move it too past
Original Lyrics:
Don't move it too fast
The Rolling Stones', "The Last Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
But ya never listen to my device
Original Lyrics:
But ya never listen to my advice
 
1970s
Carpenters', "(They Long to Be) Close to You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why do turds suddenly appear?
Original Lyrics:
Why do birds suddenly appear?
Carpenters', "Bless the Beasts and Children"
Misheard Lyrics:
Feed the world
Original Lyrics:
Keep them warm
Carpenters', "Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft"
Misheard Lyrics:
And we'd like to make a contract with you
Original Lyrics:
And we'd like to make a contact with you
Carpenters', "Rainy Days and Mondays"
Misheard Lyrics:
Some kind of lonely crowd
Original Lyrics:
Some kind of lonely clown
Carpenters', "We've Only Just Begun"
Misheard Lyrics:
The kids at work will be on our way
Original Lyrics:
A kiss for luck and we're on our way
Cerrone's, "Je Suis Music"
Misheard Lyrics:
We all feel the fate
Original Lyrics:
We all feel the pain
Cerrone's, "Love in C Minor"
Misheard Lyrics:
I think I wanna make a movie
Original Lyrics:
I think I wanna make a move
Cerrone's, "Supernature"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sugarbaker
Original Lyrics:
Supernature
David Bowie's, "Fame"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is it any wonder you driving a Mercedes?
Original Lyrics:
Is it any wonder you're driving me insane?
Electric Light Orchestra's, "Turn to Stone"
Misheard Lyrics:
My turtle stone
Original Lyrics:
I turn to stone
Misheard Lyrics:
Fear for the winter
Original Lyrics:
Feel for the winter
Simon & Garfunkel's, "My Little Town"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dreaming of Laurie
Original Lyrics:
Dreaming of glory
The Clash's, "Train in Vain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh yeah
Original Lyrics:
No way
The Rolling Stones', "It's Only Rock 'N Roll (But I Like It)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And spin it all over the stage
Original Lyrics:
And spill it all over the stage
The Rolling Stones', "Tumbling Dice"
Misheard Lyrics:
Women think I'm pasty
Original Lyrics:
Women think I'm tasty
 
1980s
Cast of Cats', "Mr. Mistoffelees"
Misheard Lyrics:
Never will say never
Original Lyrics:
Never was there ever
Cast of Miss Saigon's, "I'd Give My Life for You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Little slip of a little man
Original Lyrics:
Little snip of a little man
Cast of the Phantom of the Opera's, "Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Knowing that I never were
Original Lyrics:
Knowing that I never would
Diana Ross', "Chain Reaction"
Misheard Lyrics:
You set your mind on stealing my heart away
...
You give me only after-midnight action
...
I'm only turning for the inspiration
To anywhere and there ain't - Look, Salvation!
...
You make me tremble when your hand goes lower
You taste a little then you swallow the store
Nature has a way of giving treasure
Pleasure me for you, oh
...
My arms will come and my lips will smile
And you - no more left to say
Original Lyrics:
You set your mark on stealing my heart away
...
You give me all the after-midnight action
...
I'm on a journey for the inspiration
To anywhere and there ain't no salvation
...
You make me tremble when your hand moves lower
You taste a little then you swallow slower
Nature has a way of yielding treasure
Pleasure made for you, oh
...
My arms will cover, my lips will smother you
With no more left to say
Metallica's, "One"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, my breath's a highway for Hell!
Original Lyrics:
Hold my breath as I wish for death!
Paul Simon's, "You Can Call Me Al"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can call you Barry
Original Lyrics:
I can call you Betty
The Rolling Stones', "Going to a Go-Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
You might see anyone in China
Original Lyrics:
You might see anyone in towna
The Rolling Stones', "Going to a Go-Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
You might see anyone in Iowa
Original Lyrics:
You might see anyone in towna
The Rolling Stones', "Hang Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a lazy sloth
Original Lyrics:
I'm a lazy slob
 
1990s
Aphex Twin's, "Come to Daddy"
Misheard Lyrics:
I like your soul
Original Lyrics:
I want your soul
Billy Joel's, "The River of Dreams"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the middle of the night
I go walking in the sea
or
In the middle of the night
I go walking in the street
Original Lyrics:
In the middle of the night
I go walking in my sleep
Cast of Barney & Friends', "I Can See It on Your Face"
Misheard Lyrics:
I f***er up a little bit
Original Lyrics:
I pucker up my little lip
Cast of Barney & Friends', "Mister Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hiding behind a dream
Original Lyrics:
Hiding behind a tree
Cast of Barney & Friends', "You Can Count on Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
In any time of weather
Original Lyrics:
In any kind of weather
Deep Blue Something's, "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
Misheard Lyrics:
We'll come around to Scotland
Original Lyrics:
No common ground to start from
Misheard Lyrics:
And now you've disappeared somewhere, I got a space
You've found some sad place
OR
You've found some safe place
And I miss you, like the pleasant mystery
(Later)
Back on the train, I ask why did I come clean?
Original Lyrics:
And now you've disappeared somewhere, like outer space
You've found some better place
And I miss you, like the deserts miss the rain
(Later)
Back on the train, I ask why did I come again?
Hootie & The Blowfish's, "Let Her Cry"
Misheard Lyrics:
She says there's the one I love the most,
Michael Stipe's not far behind
Original Lyrics:
She says, 'Dad's the one I love the most
But Stipe's not far behind.'
Manic Street Preachers', "f You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next"
Misheard Lyrics:
B****cks fly into your brain today but we'll forget it all again
Monuments put from pen to paper
Turns me into a gutless Womble
OR
Turns me into a godless Womble
(Later)
Hosing your head today
Original Lyrics:
Bullets for your brain today but we'll forget it all again
Monuments put from pen to paper
Turns me into a gutless wonder
(Later)
Holes in your head today
Oasis', "All Around the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
All around the world, you gotta spread to earth
Original Lyrics:
All around the world, you gotta spread the word
Phil Collins', "Strangers Like Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can see there's so much to earn
Original Lyrics:
I can see there's so much to learn
Sade's, "No Ordinary Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
This is no ordinary lunch
Original Lyrics:
This is no ordinary love
Vanessa Williams', "Colors of the Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
If the selfish one is me
Original Lyrics:
If the savage one is me
 
2000s
Cast of Barney & Friends', "The Dino Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Once you hop hop hop all over the place
Original Lyrics:
First you hop hop hop all over the place
Dannii Minogue's, "Who Do You Love Now?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby when it's over, fading fast
And it's hard to know what you're thinking when you're hard inside your head
You're still promising perfection, perfection, willing to lose, willing to lose
And it's hard to break a habit, you must decide it
(Later)
Fighting to read, fighting to read
Original Lyrics:
Innocence over fading fast
And it's hard to know what you're thinking when you hide inside your head
You're still promising perfection, perfection, with empty words, with empty words
And it's hard to break a habit, you're lost inside it
(Later)
Fighting to breathe, fighting to breathe
Fall Out Boy's, "Sugar, We're Goin' Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're goin' downtown on a burial ground
Original Lyrics:
We're goin' down, down in an earlier round
Katie Melua's, "Closest Thing to Crazy"
Misheard Lyrics:
How can you make me fall apart?
Then break my foal with loving lies
Original Lyrics:
How can you make me fall apart?
Then break my fall with loving lies
Pain's, "Jabberjaw"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who’s gonna drop my girlie
But girlie isn’t here
Original Lyrics:
Who’s gonna talk like Curly, since Curly isn’t here?
Yo Gabba Gabba's, "Yo Gabba Gabba Theme Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's dark and friendly
Original Lyrics:
He's tall and friendly
 
misc
Traditional's, "Old King Cole"
Misheard Lyrics:
Old King Cole was a merry old song
Original Lyrics:
Old King Cole was a merry old soul

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