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1960s
Badfinger's, "Come And Get It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Will you walk away from a fool and his money?
Original Lyrics:
Will you walk away from a four-legged Agouti?
The Grass Roots', "Let’s Live for Today"
Misheard Lyrics:
By chasing after moments
Original Lyrics:
By chasing after money
The Grass Roots', "Midnight Confessions"
Misheard Lyrics:
Make 99 affections
Original Lyrics:
In my midnight confessions
The Mamas And The Papas', "California Dreamin’"
Misheard Lyrics:
I serve a grilled-up steak
Original Lyrics:
On such a winter’s day
 
1970s
ABBA's, "Happy New Year"
Misheard Lyrics:
Having a beer
Original Lyrics:
Happy New Year
Cat Stevens', "Wild World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just remember there's a lot of bad envy, there
Original Lyrics:
Just remember there's a lot of bad, and beware.
Commodores', "Easy"
Misheard Lyrics:
It’s Easter on Sunday morning
Original Lyrics:
I’m easy like Sunday morning
Eric Carmen's, "All By Myself"
Misheard Lyrics:
Obama’s Elf, don’t wanna be Obama’s Elf
Original Lyrics:
All by myself. Don't want to be all by myself.
Jimmy Buffett's, "Cheeseburger in Paradise"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just a cheeseburger in hell on ice
Original Lyrics:
I'm just a cheeseburger in paradise
Jimmy Buffett's, "Margaritaville"
Misheard Lyrics:
Strumming my sex dream
Original Lyrics:
Strumming my six-string
Neil Sedaka's, "Bad Blood"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bag (bag)
Original Lyrics:
Bad (bad)
Neil Sedaka's, "Laughter in the Rain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ooh, I hear laughter in the neigh
Original Lyrics:
Ooh, I hear laughter in the rain
Rupert Holmes', "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like Wal-Mart’s recording of a favorite song
Original Lyrics:
Like a worn-out recording of a favorite song
Seals & Crofts', "Summer Breeze"
Misheard Lyrics:
Summer dreams make me feel fine
Original Lyrics:
Summer breeze makes me feel fine
The Grass Roots', "Temptation Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got your money tonight
or
Got your mommy tonight
Original Lyrics:
Got to love you tonight
The Jets', "Crush on You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got crutches on you
Original Lyrics:
I've got a crush on you
 
1980s
Bob Seger's, "Fire Lake"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who wants to braid those bronze beauties.
Original Lyrics:
Who wants to brave those bronze beauties.
Christopher Cross', "Never Be the Same"
Misheard Lyrics:
It was due for me
Original Lyrics:
It was good for me
Christopher Cross', "Ride Like the Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
It is denied
Original Lyrics:
It is the night
Christopher Cross', "Sailing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, it's not far back to the cemetery
Original Lyrics:
Well, it's not far back to sanity
Christopher Cross', "Say You'll Be Mine"
Misheard Lyrics:
79
Original Lyrics:
Say you'll be mine
Commodores', "Lady (You Bring Me Up)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And baby
Original Lyrics:
And maybe
Culture Club's, "Karma Chameleon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Loving would be easy if your brothers would like my penis
Original Lyrics:
Loving would be easy if your colors were like my dreams
Missing Persons', "Words"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do your hearings
Original Lyrics:
Do you hear me?
Rupert Holmes', "Him"
Misheard Lyrics:
It’s meek and it’s slim
Original Lyrics:
It’s me or it’s him
 
1990s
Barbra Streisand and Bryan Adams', "I Finally Found Someone"
Misheard Lyrics:
I finally been alarmed
Original Lyrics:
I finally found the one
Cheap Trick's, "In the Street"
Misheard Lyrics:
The movie’s on
Original Lyrics:
The music’s loud
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a desserts masquerade
Original Lyrics:
Like the deserts miss the rain
Fatboy Slim's, "The Rockafeller Skank"
Misheard Lyrics:
wa wa wa wa wa wa still no stoppin still no stoppin
Original Lyrics:
Ra ra ra ra ra ra ra raTrouble shooter, trouble shooter
Jennifer Lopez's, "Let’s Get Loud"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come on, people, it’s Aladdin
Original Lyrics:
Come on, people, let’s get loud
Jennifer Lopez's, "Waiting for Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you would be hearing my aunt
Original Lyrics:
When you would be here in my arms
Len's, "Steal My Sunshine"
Misheard Lyrics:
(If you're Tina Turner)
Original Lyrics:
(If you steal my sunshine)
Samantha Mumba's, "Gotta Tell You"
Misheard Lyrics:
It was only new
Original Lyrics:
It was only you
Soundgarden's, "Black Hole Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
In disguise as no one knows
Original Lyrics:
In disguises no one knows
Sting's, "If I Ever Lose My Faith in You"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I happen to lose my date in you
Original Lyrics:
If I ever lose my faith in you
Stone Temple Pilots', "Big Bang Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got a picture of my phonograph
Original Lyrics:
I got a picture of my photograph
The Verve's, "Bitter Sweet Symphony"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am here in my abode
Original Lyrics:
I am here in my mold
Whitney Houston's, "I'm Every Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can feel your socks right now
Original Lyrics:
I can read your thoughts right now
Whitney Houston's, "I'm Every Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
In a river manger see!
Original Lyrics:
Every word from A to Z
 
2000s
ATC's, "Around the World (La La La La La)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And everybody’s swinging
Original Lyrics:
And everybody’s singing
Eminem's, "Without Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've created a muster
or
I've created a mustard
Original Lyrics:
I've created a monster
Missy Elliott's, "Work It"
Misheard Lyrics:
I put my thang down flip it and reverse it Are your freaking burgers wet yet?
Original Lyrics:
I put my thing down flip it and reverse it. (Exact same line played backwards)
Shakira's, "Whenever, Wherever"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've got me hell over here
Original Lyrics:
You've got me head over heels
The Music's, "Take The Long Road And Walk It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take the long road
Milwaukee
Original Lyrics:
Take the long road
And walk it
Vertical Horizon's, "You’re a God"
Misheard Lyrics:
I gotta be on it
Original Lyrics:
I gotta be honest
 
2010s
Lady Gaga's, "Alice"
Misheard Lyrics:
My name is dennis
Original Lyrics:
My name isn't Alice
 
country
Aly and AJ's, "Slow Dancing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got my reasons to complain
And they're tangled in red wine and bloom
Original Lyrics:
I've got my reasons to complain
And they're tangled in red, white, and blue
Rednex's, "Cotton Eye Joe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ready to come, ready to go,
Ready to come to Kathmandu
Original Lyrics:
Where did you come from, where did you go?
Where did you come from, Cotton-Eyed Joe?
 
misc
Ava Max's, "Kings and Queens"
Misheard Lyrics:
To all of the queens who are falling in love
Original Lyrics:
To all of the queens who are fighting alone
Traditional's, "Auld Lang Syne"
Misheard Lyrics:
Should old and quaint shall be forgot
Original Lyrics:
Should old acquaintance be forgot

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