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1960s
Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor's, "Green Acres"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jamaica is the place to be
Original Lyrics:
Green Acres is the place to be
Jefferson Airplane's, "Volunteers"
Misheard Lyrics:
Taco revolution
or
Taco Bell chalupa
Original Lyrics:
Got a revolution
The Monkees', "(Theme from) the Monkees"
Misheard Lyrics:
Antiques say we monkey around
Original Lyrics:
And people say we monkey around
 
1970s
Carpenters', "Only Yesterday"
Misheard Lyrics:
I found my heart in your arms
Original Lyrics:
I found my home in your arms
Misheard Lyrics:
She's alone
Original Lyrics:
She's the one
Cher's, "Half-Breed"
Misheard Lyrics:
Caffeine
Original Lyrics:
Half-Breed
Commercial's, "Froot Loops"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just follow your notes
Original Lyrics:
Just follow your nose
David Bowie's, "Laughing Gnome"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I had food stamps behind me
Original Lyrics:
When I heard footsteps behind me
Earth, Wind & Fire's, "Getaway"
Misheard Lyrics:
Emily
Original Lyrics:
Getaway
Gap Band's, "Oops Upside Your Head"
Misheard Lyrics:
Say ops on Saturday
Original Lyrics:
Oops upside your head
Jackson 5's, "The Love You Save"
Misheard Lyrics:
When we played tag in grape juice
Original Lyrics:
When we played tag in grade school
Pablo Cruise's, "Love Will Find a Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
So be heartbroken
Original Lyrics:
So keep your heart open
Schoolhouse Rock's, "Electricity, Electricity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every room can now be wit
Original Lyrics:
Every room can now be lit
Schoolhouse Rock's, "Interplanet Janet"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a hot tub, it's a guess
Original Lyrics:
It's a hot spot, it's a gas
Schoolhouse Rock's, "Lolly, Lolly, Lolly, Get Your Adverbs Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
Or even stink about it
Original Lyrics:
Or even think about it
Schoolhouse Rock's, "Unpack Your Adjectives"
Misheard Lyrics:
Then I picked "sorry"
Original Lyrics:
Then I picked "soggy"
Smokey Robinson & the Miracles', "The Tears of a Clown"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you’re not around
Original Lyrics:
When there’s no one around
Stevie Wonder's, "Signed Sealed Delivered, I'm Yours"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I touch the very precious girl
Original Lyrics:
When I touch them, they mean nothing, girl
The Dramatics', "Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get"
Misheard Lyrics:
Some people are made of room
Original Lyrics:
Some people are made of wood
Van Morrison's, "Blue Money"
Misheard Lyrics:
You'll be it, Grover
Original Lyrics:
You'll be in clover
Van Morrison's, "Domino"
Misheard Lyrics:
You may get discussed
Original Lyrics:
You may get disgusted
 
1980s
Billy Joel's, "You're Only Human (Second Wind)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't forget your sexy way
Original Lyrics:
Don't forget your second wind
Bon Jovi's, "You Give Love a Bad Name"
Misheard Lyrics:
I play my cards while you think you're gay
Original Lyrics:
I play my part and you play your game
Cyndi Lauper's, "Girls Just Want to Have Fun"
Misheard Lyrics:
What in the world could they have done?
Original Lyrics:
When the working day is done
Eddie Murphy's, "Party All the Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just hanging with Ted Danson
Original Lyrics:
Just hanging out and dancing
Eddie Murphy's, "Party All the Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
My girl wants to call me all the time
Original Lyrics:
My girl wants to party all the time
J.J. Fad's, "Now Really"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your record's just wick wick wack too bad
With a cameltoe W
Original Lyrics:
Your record's just wick wick wack too bad
With a capital W
Pointer Sisters', "I'm So Excited"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm so excited, I've got gingivitis
Original Lyrics:
I'm so excited, And I just can't hide it
Prince's, "Batdance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bachache
Original Lyrics:
Batdance
Prince's, "Batdance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Backache
Original Lyrics:
Batdance
Rod Stewart's, "Forever Young"
Misheard Lyrics:
And in my car, you'll always say
Original Lyrics:
And in my heart, you'll always stay
Rupert Holmes', "Answering Machine"
Misheard Lyrics:
And he phoned one day
Original Lyrics:
And the phone went dead
The Bangles', "Going Down to Liverpool"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’m going down to Littlefoot
Original Lyrics:
I’m going down to Liverpool
 
1990s
'N Sync & Gloria Estefan's, "Music of My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
You told me to run
Original Lyrics:
You taught me to run
Cast of Barney & Friends', "Jungle Adventure"
Misheard Lyrics:
I hope he doesn't stump on me!
Original Lyrics:
I hope he doesn't step on me!
Chumbawamba's, "Tubthumping"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got no gout and I can walk again
Original Lyrics:
I get knocked down but I get up again
David Bowie's, "Hallo Spaceboy"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I want to be 3
Original Lyrics:
And I want to be free
MC Hammer's, "Pray"
Misheard Lyrics:
Craig
Original Lyrics:
Pray
Madonna's, "This Used to Be My Playground"
Misheard Lyrics:
Life is shirt
Original Lyrics:
Life is short
Michael Bolton's, "How Can We Be Lovers"
Misheard Lyrics:
How can we make more if we can't make a mess?
Original Lyrics:
How can we make love if we can't make amends?
Michael Bolton's, "How am I Supposed to Live Without You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell me about the friends we're making
Original Lyrics:
Tell me about the plans we're making
Nirvana's, "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
Misheard Lyrics:
Self for sure no no derp
Mellon, Mellon, Mellon
Original Lyrics:
Self-assured
Oh no, I know a dirty word
Hello, hello, hello?
Schoolhouse Rock's, "Busy Propositions"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dizzy P's
Original Lyrics:
Busy P's
 
2000s
Jennifer Lopez's, "Love Don't Cost a Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Even if you were wrong
My love don't cost a thing
Original Lyrics:
Even if you were broke
My love don't cost a thing
Nelly's, "Hot in Herre"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get on up on the a**hole
Original Lyrics:
Get on up on the dance floor
Plain White T's', "Our Time Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Breaking the city's park together
Original Lyrics:
Breaking the city's heart together
 
2010s
David Byrne & St. Vincent's, "Lazarus"
Misheard Lyrics:
I have a cum-styled heart on everyone.
Original Lyrics:
A hammer comes down hard on everyone.
Hot Chelle Rae's, "Tonight, Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's all night
Original Lyrics:
It's alright
 
misc
Sam Smith and Normani's, "Dancing with a Stranger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Danson is a stranger
Original Lyrics:
Dancing with a stranger
 
xmas
Traditional's, "Joy to the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Joy to the world, the Lord is dead
Original Lyrics:
Joy to the world, the Lord has come.

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