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1960s
B.J. Thomas', "Hooked on a Feeling"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm high on the reading
Original Lyrics:
I'm high on believing
Jose Feliciano's, "Light My Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come on, baby, nighty-night
Original Lyrics:
Come on, baby, light my fire
Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts', "Angel of the Morning"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just call for danger in the morning
Original Lyrics:
Just call me angel of the morning
 
1970s
B.J. Thomas', "Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head"
Misheard Lyrics:
Because I freak
Original Lyrics:
Because I'm free
Commodores', "Three Times a Lady"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're once, twice, three times married
Original Lyrics:
You're once, twice, three times a lady
Donna Summer's, "Heaven Knows"
Misheard Lyrics:
There’s no mystery
Original Lyrics:
There’s no need to leave
Donna Summer's, "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And hours and hours and hours
Original Lyrics:
Enough is enough is enough
Elton John's, "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
So goodbye elephant roar
Original Lyrics:
So goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Elton John's, "Someone Saved My Life Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chauffer there
Original Lyrics:
Sugar Bear
Gordon Lightfoot's, "If You Could Read My Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just like I think about mama
Original Lyrics:
Just like a paperback novel
Loggins and Messina's, "House at Pooh Corner"
Misheard Lyrics:
Posting our questions to our friend Eeyore
Original Lyrics:
Posing our questions to Owl and Eeyore
Marshall Tucker Band's, "Heard It in a Love Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Curlyin' love song
Original Lyrics:
Heard it in a love song
Michael Jackson's, "Rockin' Robin"
Misheard Lyrics:
He knocked out the burgers and the oleo
Original Lyrics:
He out popped the buzzard and the oriole
Santana's, "Black Magic Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got a flat magic wombat
Original Lyrics:
Got a black magic woman
Stevie Wonder's, "Isn't She Lovely"
Misheard Lyrics:
Isn't she muddled, though?
Original Lyrics:
Isn't she wonderful?
Suzi Quatro and Chris Norman's, "Stumblin' In"
Misheard Lyrics:
Foolishly lay in a house on the table
Original Lyrics:
Laying our hearts on the table
 
1980s
Bonnie Tyler's, "Total Eclipse of the Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
But now I'm only going too far
Original Lyrics:
But now I'm only falling apart
Linda Ronstadt and James Ingram's, "Somewhere Out There"
Misheard Lyrics:
So late out there
Original Lyrics:
Somewhere Out There
Madonna's, "Borderline"
Misheard Lyrics:
Butter knife
Original Lyrics:
Borderline
Madonna's, "Borderline"
Misheard Lyrics:
You keep on pushing Midol over the borderline
Original Lyrics:
You keep on pushing my love over the borderline
Player's, "Baby Come Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
Any kind of dude can see
Original Lyrics:
Any kind of fool can see
Stevie Wonder's, "I Just Called to Say I Love You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I just called to say Aladdin
Original Lyrics:
I Just Called to Say I Love You
Stevie Wonder's, "Part-Time Lover"
Misheard Lyrics:
My good time lover
Original Lyrics:
My part-time lover
Survivor's, "Is This Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now, I must admit that the story's distracting
Original Lyrics:
Now, I must admit that the story's attractive
The Police's, "Wrapped Around Your Finger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hypnotized by you in my dinero
Original Lyrics:
Hypnotized by you if I should linger
Whitney Houston's, "Greatest Love of All"
Misheard Lyrics:
I decided long to know
Original Lyrics:
I decided long ago
 
1990s
98 Degrees', "Because of You"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's on
or
It's off
Original Lyrics:
It's all
Blur's, "The Universal"
Misheard Lyrics:
I said "really really really did I burn"
Original Lyrics:
Yes, it really really really could happen
Dr. John's, "My Opinionation (Blossom theme)"
Misheard Lyrics:
In my Canadian nation
Original Lyrics:
In my opinionation
Filter's, "Take a Picture"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wake up my earthling
Original Lyrics:
Awake on my airplane
Foo Fighters', "Generator"
Misheard Lyrics:
Call it san, you can call it whatbever
Original Lyrics:
Call it sin, you can call it whatever
Marc Cohn's, "Walking in Memphis"
Misheard Lyrics:
A burial place piano
Original Lyrics:
And Muriel plays piano
Marc Cohn's, "Walking in Memphis"
Misheard Lyrics:
Boy you got a friend in Memphis
Original Lyrics:
Boy you got a prayer in Memphis
OMC's, "How Bizarre"
Misheard Lyrics:
Howdy Czar
Original Lyrics:
How Bizarre
The Cure's, "Pictures of You"
Misheard Lyrics:
My pinches of you
Original Lyrics:
My pictures of you
Tool's, "Parabola"
Misheard Lyrics:
This buddy, the buddy holy bee
Original Lyrics:
This body, this body holding me
 
2000s
Aaliyah's, "Try Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
If your birth date's on I.D.
Original Lyrics:
If at first you don't succeed
Coldplay's, "Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
'cause you were oh yellow
Original Lyrics:
'cause you were all yellow
Five For Fighting's, "100 Years"
Misheard Lyrics:
Making our way back from mama’s
Original Lyrics:
Making our way back from Mars
Lenny Kravitz's, "I Belong to You"
Misheard Lyrics:
You make my wife go green
Original Lyrics:
You make my life complete
Montell Jordan's, "Get It On Tonite"
Misheard Lyrics:
101, 101
Original Lyrics:
One on one, one on one
My Chemical Romance's, "Teenagers"
Misheard Lyrics:
Make you collapse
As long as someone'll bleed.
Original Lyrics:
They could care less
As long as someone'll bleed.
Paula Cole's, "Comin' Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
I made me a prison that should've been a man
Original Lyrics:
I made me a prison that should've been unmade
Shaggy's, "Angel"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's watch Charlie's Angels
Original Lyrics:
You're my darling angel
The All-American Rejects', "Gives You Hell"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ginsu hell
Original Lyrics:
gives you hell
 
2010s
Ed Sheeran's, "Shape of You"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause you roll like a nightmare too
Original Lyrics:
We push and pull like a magnet do
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars', "Uptown Funk!"
Misheard Lyrics:
Make a dragon wanna reach higher, man
Original Lyrics:
Make a dragon wanna retire, man
Pink's, "Blow Me One Last Kiss"
Misheard Lyrics:
I had a s#!+ stain.
You had a s#!+ stain.
We’ve had a s#!+ stain.
Original Lyrics:
I had a s**t day (No!)
You had a s**t day (No!)
We've had a s**t day (No!)
Taylor Swift's, "Dress"
Misheard Lyrics:
Carve your name into my lip gloss
Original Lyrics:
Carve your name into my bedpost
 
country
Reba McEntire's, "Wish I Were Only Lonely"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you wake up to nobody
And nobody ever says goodbye
Original Lyrics:
When you ain't got nobody
Then nobody ever says goodbye

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