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1960s
Misheard Lyrics:
I said java
Original Lyrics:
I said shotgun
The Beatles', "I Wanna Hold Your Hand"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna go to hell
Original Lyrics:
I Wanna Hold Your Hand
The Mindbenders', "A Groovy Kind of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Movie kind of love
Original Lyrics:
groovy kind of love
Tommy James and the Shondells', "Crystal Blue Persuasion"
Misheard Lyrics:
And that's alive
Original Lyrics:
And that's alright
 
1970s
Barbra Streisand's, "Prisoner"
Misheard Lyrics:
Love is knowing what can be
Original Lyrics:
Love is knowing it can be
Fleetwood Mac's, "You Make Lovin’ Fun"
Misheard Lyrics:
I never did believe in marigolds
Original Lyrics:
I never did believe in miracles
Tavares', "Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel"
Misheard Lyrics:
Showers, you love golden showers
Original Lyrics:
Showers, your love comes in showers
The Brownsville Station's, "Smokin’ in the Boys Room"
Misheard Lyrics:
Smurfette in the boys room
Original Lyrics:
Smokin’ in the boys room
 
1980s
Art Of Noise's, "Donna"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dharma was her name
Original Lyrics:
Donna was her name
Billy Bragg's, "The Internationale"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a fine old drama
Original Lyrics:
So begins the final drama
Boy Meets Girl's, "Waiting for a Star to Fall"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're not responsible
Original Lyrics:
Waiting for a Star to Fall
Brenda Russell's, "Piano in the Dark"
Misheard Lyrics:
I feel like it's there
Original Lyrics:
I feel like it's dead
Buggles', "Lenny"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ken - you're walking undressed
Original Lyrics:
Careful - you're walking on glass
Debarge's, "Rhythm Of The Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
And Ollie The Madman has got you going crazy
Original Lyrics:
And all of the madness has got you going crazy
Earth, Wind & Fire's, "Fall in Love with Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm well reclined to use the lines
Original Lyrics:
I'm well inclined to use the lines
Jody Watley's, "Real Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want a love that's cereal
Original Lyrics:
I want a love that's serious
Jody Watley's, "Some Kind of Lover"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't complain
Original Lyrics:
I can't explain it
Kool & the Gang's, "Celebration"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're gonna have a good time tonight,
Let's celebrate,
It's your wife
Original Lyrics:
We're gonna have a good time tonight,
Let's celebrate,
It's all right
Michael Jackson's, "Smooth Criminal"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you rotate, and you rotate, and you rotate, and you rotate right in!
Original Lyrics:
Annie, are you ok,
ARE YOU OK,
ARE you ok,
Are you ok Annie?
Otis Day's, "Shout"
Misheard Lyrics:
A little bit of soccer now
Original Lyrics:
A little bit softer now
R.E.M.'s, "The One I Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
A simple frock to occupy my time
OR
A simple frog to occupy my time
Original Lyrics:
A simple prop to occupy my time
The Bangles', "Eternal Flame"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is this burning, an internal flame
Original Lyrics:
Is this burning, an eternal flame
The Police's, "King of Pain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bless my soul of pain.
Original Lyrics:
That's my soul up there.
Wham!'s, "The Edge of Heaven"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take me to the age of 10
Original Lyrics:
Take me to the edge of heaven
 
1990s
10,000 Maniacs', "Because the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know me, I'm the Orkin man
Original Lyrics:
You know me, I'm under your command
All Saints', "Never Ever"
Misheard Lyrics:
Conversations, Teachers in my mind
Original Lyrics:
Conversation hesitations in my mind
Celine Dion's, "Have a Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
I miss your tart
I’m stealing love with you
Original Lyrics:
I miss your touch
I’m still in love with you
Donna Lewis', "I Love You Always Forever"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was Hamlet, summer night air
OR
I was whimless, summer night air
(Later)
A sweet labor under blue sky with pure white stones
Exotic sweetness and magical tones
Original Lyrics:
Miles of windless summer night air
(Later)
As we lay there under blue sky with pure white stars
Exotic sweetness a magical time
Green Day's, "Geek Stink Breath"
Misheard Lyrics:
Looks like a troll
Original Lyrics:
No self control
Londonbeat's, "A Better Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Brakes shattered on the road
Original Lyrics:
Made shadows on the road
Mariah Carey's, "Always Be My Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're maternity leave, boy
Original Lyrics:
You're determined to leave, boy
Mark Morrison's, "Return of the Mack"
Misheard Lyrics:
While I sing my combat song
Original Lyrics:
While I sing my comeback song
Mark Morrison's, "Return of the Mack"
Misheard Lyrics:
You like Hermione
Original Lyrics:
You lied to me
No Mercy's, "Where Do You Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna go
Original Lyrics:
I wanna know
Prince's, "Cream"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's time for you to go in the fire
Original Lyrics:
It's time for you to go to the wire
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Scar Tissue"
Misheard Lyrics:
With the blood we've shed, it's a long "love you".
Original Lyrics:
With the birds, I'll share this lonely view.
Salt-N-Pepa's, "Let's Talk About Sex"
Misheard Lyrics:
Those who think it's dirty, have a chore
Pick up the needle, press pause, or turn the radio off
Original Lyrics:
Those who think it's dirty, have a choice
Pick up the needle, press pause, or turn the radio off
TLC's, "No Scrubs"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hanging on the passenger's side of his best friend's bride
Original Lyrics:
Hanging on the passenger's side of his best friend's ride
 
2000s
Barbra Streisand's, "Stranger in a Strange Land"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fighting someone else's roar
Original Lyrics:
Fighting someone else's war
Evans Blue's, "The Tease"
Misheard Lyrics:
The masochist, the cheese
Original Lyrics:
The masochist, the tease
Fall Out Boy's, "Uma Thurman"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can make muffins
Original Lyrics:
I can move mountains
Green Day's, "American Idiot"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don’t wanna be Amelia in the Yacht!
Original Lyrics:
Don’t wanna be an American Idiot!
Imperial Teen's, "Yoo Hoo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Heidi Klum, Heidi Klum, Heidi Klum
Original Lyrics:
I yoohoo, I yoohoo, I yoohoo, I yoohoo (She said 'Yoohoo'!)
Lara Fabian's, "I Will Love Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Helen only knows
or
Heather only knows
Original Lyrics:
Heaven only knows
Sara Bareilles', "Love Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hands underwater and they tell me to breathe easy for a while
(Later)
How long to high and dry?
Original Lyrics:
Head underwater and they tell me to breathe easy for a while
(Later)
Hello to high and dry
 
2010s
Bruno Mars', "When I Was Your Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Our song on the Brady Bunch
Original Lyrics:
Our song on the radio
Misheard Lyrics:
I wish I could pretend I didn't meet ya
(Later)
Set fire to moonlight
OR
So foreign moonlight
(Later)
God knows it's been a long time coming
(Later)
Ooh, love your kisses daily
(Later)
All alone I've been coming for ya
Original Lyrics:
I wish I could pretend I didn't need ya
(Later)
Sapphire moonlight
(Later)
'Cause you know it's been a long time coming
(Later)
Ooh, love, your kiss is deadly
(Later)
All along I've been coming for ya
Sheppard's, "Geronimo"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey Fernando
Original Lyrics:
Say Geronimo
Usher's, "Numb"
Misheard Lyrics:
I say bring it up
Original Lyrics:
I say bring it on
 
misc
Traditional's, "Rain, Rain Go Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Culligan another day
Original Lyrics:
Come again another day