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1970s
Cat Stevens', "Wild World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just remember there's a lot of Bad Andy there.
Original Lyrics:
Just remember there's a lot of bad, and beware.
Fleetwood Mac's, "Dreams"
Misheard Lyrics:
You wouldn’t know
Original Lyrics:
You will know
Fleetwood Mac's, "Rhiannon (Will You Ever Win)"
Misheard Lyrics:
The end…no!
Original Lyrics:
Rhiannon
Genesis', "The Cinema Show"
Misheard Lyrics:
She dabs her skin with pretty smells
Concealing true appeal
Original Lyrics:
She dabs her skin with pretty smells
Concealing to appeal
John Paul Young's, "Love Is in the Air"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I don’t know if I drink Kool-Aid
Original Lyrics:
And I don’t know if I’ve been foolish
John Sebastian's, "Welcome Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
'cause we got it on the spot
Original Lyrics:
'cause we got him on the spot
Jose Feliciano's, "Chico and the Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chico, if you drive now
Original Lyrics:
Chico, if you try now
Linda Ronstadt's, "Poor, Poor, Pitiful Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Whoa, oh, three thirteen
Original Lyrics:
Poor, poor pitiful me.
Styx's, "Babe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Babe, I’m reading
Original Lyrics:
Babe, I’m leaving
Styx's, "Come Sail Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh boy, I’m a captain
Original Lyrics:
On board, I’m a captain
 
1980s
ABBA's, "Happy New Year"
Misheard Lyrics:
May we all have ambition now and then
OR
May we all have a mission now and then
Of a world where every neighbor is a prayer
Original Lyrics:
May we all have a vision now and then
Of a world where every neighbor is a friend
Culture Club's, "I'll Tumble 4 Ya"
Misheard Lyrics:
A ton of foil
Original Lyrics:
I'll tumble 4 ya
Huey Lewis and the News', "The Heart of Rock and Roll"
Misheard Lyrics:
They say the heart of rock and roll is a beagle
Original Lyrics:
They say the heart of rock and roll is still beating
Huey Lewis and the News', "The Power of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don’t need a dream car to ride this dream
Original Lyrics:
Don’t need no credit card to ride this train
Huey Lewis and the News', "The Power of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tougher than diamonds, Prince and Cream
Original Lyrics:
Tougher than diamonds, rich like cream
Olivia Newton-John's, "Magic"
Misheard Lyrics:
Destiny was alright
Original Lyrics:
Destiny will arrive
Queen and David Bowie's, "Under Pressure"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pressure, pushing down on me, pushing down on you,
You and us all.
Original Lyrics:
Pressure, pushing down on me
Pushing down on you, no man ask for.
Starship's, "We Built This City"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wilma does the mambo.
Original Lyrics:
Marconi plays the mamba
Survivor's, "The Search Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
That was right before my time
Original Lyrics:
Love was right before my eyes
The Human League's, "Don’t You Want Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was working as a waitress in a parking lot
Original Lyrics:
I was working as a waitress in a cocktail bar
The Human League's, "Human"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’m only Cuban
Original Lyrics:
I’m only human
The Jets', "Make It Real"
Misheard Lyrics:
You didn’t feel ashamed
Original Lyrics:
You didn’t feel the same
 
1990s
All Saints', "Never Ever"
Misheard Lyrics:
A few quests that I need to know
Original Lyrics:
A few questions that I need to know
Beastie Boys', "Intergalactic"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm covered in white sh-t, I'm covered in white sh-t.
Original Lyrics:
Another dimension, another dimension
Bryan Adams', "Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?"
Misheard Lyrics:
She needs to boogie
Original Lyrics:
She needs somebody
Color Me Badd's, "All 4 Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I like to be with kids
Original Lyrics:
I like to do the things
Color Me Badd's, "I Adore Mi Amor"
Misheard Lyrics:
Down Under
Original Lyrics:
I adore
Commercial's, "Crunch 'n Munch"
Misheard Lyrics:
Crunch 'n Munch is love at first sight
Original Lyrics:
Crunch 'n Munch is love at first bite
Elton John's, "Believe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Big Apple love
Original Lyrics:
Without love
Extreme's, "More Than Words"
Misheard Lyrics:
More than words would surely feel that your love for me is real
Original Lyrics:
More than words to show you feel that your love for me is real
Green Day's, "Basket Case"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do the appetite
Original Lyrics:
Do you have the time...
Green Day's, "Brain Stew"
Misheard Lyrics:
My muffins dry
or
My mountain's high
Original Lyrics:
My mouth is dry
Green Day's, "When I Come Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
I heard you coming out
or
I heard you coming up
Original Lyrics:
I heard you crying loud
Human League's, "Tell Me When"
Misheard Lyrics:
Curly took a lifetime searching for the facts of life
(Later)
Any waste of effort is a part of my desire
OR
Any waste of effort is a part of my design
Billy was an inspiration, positive and kind
Until he let confusion overcome his useful mind
Original Lyrics:
Kelly took a lifetime searching for the bottom line
(Later)
Any waste of effort isn't part of my design
Billy was an inspiration, positive and kind
Until he let confusion overcome his youthful mind
Jesus Jones', "Right Here, Right Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
This is the only place I'd rather be
Original Lyrics:
There is no other place I'd rather be
Jimmy Nail's, "Big River"
Misheard Lyrics:
For this was a big ribbon
I want you all to know
That I was proud
This was a big ribbon
But that was long ago
That's not now
That's not now
Original Lyrics:
For this was a big river
I want you all to know
That I was proud
This was a big river
But that was long ago
That's not now
That's not now
Ricky Martin's, "She’s All I Ever Had"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jesus
Original Lyrics:
She’s all
Spacehog's, "In the Meantime"
Misheard Lyrics:
At the old beyond with you
Well let's agree that skies are blue
When all in all we're just like you
We love the all of you
Original Lyrics:
We love the all the all of you
Our lands are green and skies are blue
When all in all we're just like you
We love the all of you
Styx's, "Show Me the Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
So I crave
Original Lyrics:
So afraid
The Simpsons', "Do the Bartman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Turn the music down!
Will you shut up with that infernal racket?
(Later)
Eat your heart out, Mojo!
Original Lyrics:
Turn it down!
Will you stop that infernal racket?
(Later)
Eat your heart out, Michael!
 
2000s
Black Eyed Peas', "Let's Get It Started"
Misheard Lyrics:
So when I bust morale, you break your necks
Original Lyrics:
So when I bust my rhyme, you break your necks
DMX's, "X Gonna Give It to Ya"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've been doing this for nineteen years
Wanna fight me? Fight these kids.
Original Lyrics:
I've been doing this for nineteen years
Wanna fight me? Fight these tears.
K-Ci and JoJo's, "Crazy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dress it, dress it, dress it
Original Lyrics:
Crazy, crazy, crazy
Misheard Lyrics:
Mrs Howell, your ship is gone!
Original Lyrics:
This is how it should be done
Pokemon's, "Pokemon Johto"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody wants to call their mom
Original Lyrics:
Everybody needs to carve their mark
Ricky Martin's, "She Bangs"
Misheard Lyrics:
She danced, she danced
Original Lyrics:
She bangs, she bangs
Sophie Ellis-Bextor's, "Murder on the Dance Floor"
Misheard Lyrics:
You'll just have to play
If you think you're getting away, I will prove you wrong
I'll take you all the way
Stain another song
OR
Sing another song
OR
Stand in another song
Original Lyrics:
You'll just have to pray
If you think you're getting away, I will prove you wrong
I'll take you all the way
Stay another song
System of a Down's, "Toxicity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Conversion, self-diversion 7.0
Looking it live through the eyes of a tiger
Eating-scenes as a best-time activity
The toxicity of our city, of our city
Now, woody on the world
Hangin' on disorder, disorder...
Original Lyrics:
Conversion, software version 7.0
Looking at life through the eyes of a tired hub
Eating seeds as a pastime activity
The toxicity of our city, of our city
Now, what do you own the world?
How do you own disorder, disorder...
 
2010s
Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna's, "This Is What You Came For"
Misheard Lyrics:
Caribou, ou, caribou, ou, caribou, ou, caribou, ou, caribou, ou
Original Lyrics:
You, ou, ou,
You, ou, ou,
You, ou, ou,
You, ou, ou,
You, ou, ou,
You, ou, ou
Lil Peep's, "Awful Things"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mother please tell me awful things
Original Lyrics:
Bother me tell me awful things

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