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1950s
Fats Domino's, "Jambalaya -- On The Bayou"
Misheard Lyrics:
We gotta go for the heroes down the bayou.
Mardi Gras, Swedish spa, me-oh-my-oh.
Original Lyrics:
We gotta go, pole the pirogue down the bayou.
My Yvonne, sweetest one, me-oh-my-oh.
Jerry Lee Lewis', "Great Balls of Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
I chew my nails and my nipples are numb
Original Lyrics:
I chew my nails and I twiddle my thumbs
John Barry's, "Bee's Knees"
Misheard Lyrics:
A low down dirty s***
Original Lyrics:
A low down dirty shame
 
1960s
Bobbi Lynn's, "Earthquake"
Misheard Lyrics:
Grass shaving all around me
Original Lyrics:
Ground shaking all around me
Jefferson Airplane's, "White Rabbit"
Misheard Lyrics:
Remember what the donut said
He don't care, he don't care
Original Lyrics:
Remember what the dormouse said
Feed your head, feed your head
The Hollies', "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I'm leaving at all
I'm leaving with Sam.
Original Lyrics:
If I'm laden at all
I'm laden with sadness
The Sandpipers', "Guantanamera"
Misheard Lyrics:
Juan's mum is mental
Original Lyrics:
Guantanamera
 
1970s
Chicago's, "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?"
Misheard Lyrics:
A Nazi
Original Lyrics:
And I said
Chic's, "Le Freak"
Misheard Lyrics:
All that Fresca
Original Lyrics:
All that pressure
Kenny Rogers', "The Gambler"
Misheard Lyrics:
You got to know when to hold up
Know when to fold up
Original Lyrics:
You got to know when to hold 'em
Know when to fold 'em
Maria Muldaur's, "Midnight at the Oasis"
Misheard Lyrics:
You don’t have to ask her
Original Lyrics:
You don’t have to answer
The Brothers Johnson's, "I’ll Be Good to You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I would hate to freak out
Original Lyrics:
I would hate to break up
 
1980s
'Til Tuesday's, "What About Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Living on science
Original Lyrics:
Living on silence
AC/DC's, "You Shook Me (All Night Long)"
Misheard Lyrics:
The Earth was quick
Original Lyrics:
The Earth was quaking
Ambrosia's, "You're the Only Woman (You & I)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here's a place where we've both been wrong
Original Lyrics:
Here's a place where we both belong
Daryl Hall's, "Dreamtime"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know you won’t believe
Original Lyrics:
I know what to believe
Dire Straits', "Twisting by the Pool"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gonna take a villain
Original Lyrics:
Gonna take a villa
Huey Lewis and the News', "If This Is It"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've been sinking
Original Lyrics:
You've been thinking
Kim Carnes', "Bette Davis Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Her hands are never combed
Original Lyrics:
Her hands are never cold
Kylie Minogue's, "Wouldn't Change a Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Has my heart ruined my mind?
(Later)
There's no questioning my mouth when it comes to tomorrow
(Later)
But I'm keeping more food on the ground
Original Lyrics:
Is my heart ruling my mind?
(Later)
There's no questioning in my heart when it comes to our love
(Later)
But I'm keeping one foot on the ground
Levert's, "Casanova"
Misheard Lyrics:
Crossing over
Original Lyrics:
Casanova
Marillion's, "Blind Curve"
Misheard Lyrics:
I see convoys catcalling West German armour bands
Original Lyrics:
I see convoys curb crawling West German autobahns
Roxette's, "Listen to Your Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
When she's calling for you
Original Lyrics:
When he’s calling for you
Spandau Ballet's, "Gold"
Misheard Lyrics:
You are destructible
Original Lyrics:
You're indestructible
The Replacements', "I’ll Be You"
Misheard Lyrics:
If it’s just so gay
Original Lyrics:
If it’s just a game
 
1990s
Blues Traveler's, "Hook"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I’m doing a jaw
Original Lyrics:
If I’m doing my job
George Michael's, "Freedom ‘90"
Misheard Lyrics:
I won’t let you drown
Original Lyrics:
I won’t let you down
Gloria Estefan's, "Coming Out of the Dark"
Misheard Lyrics:
The rest ain’t unknown
Original Lyrics:
The rest in unknown
Nine Inch Nails', "Closer"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want to f*** you like an enema.
Original Lyrics:
I want to f*** you like an animal.
No Doubt's, "Spiderwebs"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sorry I'm a woman
I'm walking in this battleground
Original Lyrics:
Sorry I'm not home right now
I'm walking into spiderwebs
Radiohead's, "Paranoid Android"
Misheard Lyrics:
With your Ophelia
Original Lyrics:
With your opinion
Ron Wasserman's, "Go Go Power Rangers"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stone cold Power Rangers
Original Lyrics:
Go go Power Rangers
Misheard Lyrics:
All the enemies calling me
Original Lyrics:
All this energy calling me
Weird Al Yankovic's, "Smells Like Nirvana"
Misheard Lyrics:
All the Russians, from Seattle
Original Lyrics:
A garage band from Seattle
 
2000s
American Hi-Fi's, "Flavor of the Weak"
Misheard Lyrics:
She is the lady of the week
Original Lyrics:
She is the flavor of the weak
Bon Jovi's, "One Wild Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
No wild rice
Original Lyrics:
one wild night
Britney Spears', "Toxic"
Misheard Lyrics:
But you know that you're Toxie
Original Lyrics:
But you know that you're toxic
Coldplay's, "Fix You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pee stains
Original Lyrics:
Tears stream
Gwen Stefani's, "Hollaback Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ooh, ooh. Christmas s***, Christmas s***.
Original Lyrics:
Oooh oooh, this my s***, this my s***
Gwen Stefani's, "What You Waiting For"
Misheard Lyrics:
Look at you! Watch out!
Original Lyrics:
Look at your watch now!
Jason Mraz's, "I'm Yours"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't take no more
Original Lyrics:
hesitate no more
Jason Mraz's, "I'm Yours"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm sure
Original Lyrics:
I'm yours
Kelis', "Milkshake"
Misheard Lyrics:
My milkshake brings all the boys to the charge
And their life it's better than ours
Stereolight, it's better than yours
Original Lyrics:
My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard
And they're like, it's better than yours
Damn right, it's better than yours
Mike Oldfield's, "Shabda"
Misheard Lyrics:
Been a hard day then I peed chickens
Original Lyrics:
Terra autem erat in cæli
Pixie Lott's, "Boys and Girls"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the basement snaps I need no drugs
Original Lyrics:
When the basement packs and the needle drops
Rihanna's, "Disturbia"
Misheard Lyrics:
It’s like the darkest in-law
Original Lyrics:
It's like the darkness is light.
 
2010s
Alicia Keys', "Girl on Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
This nerd, Richard Pryor
Original Lyrics:
This girl is on fire
Ed Sheeran's, "Photograph"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nothing can heal
Original Lyrics:
Loving can heal
Misheard Lyrics:
It was a silly man who does some metal
Original Lyrics:
Tú, tú eres el imán y yo soy el metal
Maroon 5's, "Beautiful Mistakes"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm egg inside my head
Original Lyrics:
I make inside my head

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