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1960s
The Yardbirds', "Heart Full of Soul"
Misheard Lyrics:
Deep in darkest days
Original Lyrics:
Deep in dark despair
The Yardbirds', "Heart Full of Soul"
Misheard Lyrics:
Deep in darkest days
Original Lyrics:
Deep in dark despair
The Yardbirds', "I'm a Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now I'm Amanda
Original Lyrics:
Now I'm a man
The Yardbirds', "Shapes of Things"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just teach me to disguise
Original Lyrics:
Just teach me to despise
 
1970s
Bad Company's, "Can't Get Enough"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't get enough overload
Original Lyrics:
I can't get enough of your love
Barbra Streisand's, "Stoney End"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tweedle-dee, Mama Tweedledee again.
Original Lyrics:
Cradle me, Mama, cradle me again.
Barry Manilow's, "Somewhere in the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Music too magic to win
Original Lyrics:
Music too magic to end
Commodores', "Brick House"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shake your bon, shake your bon bon
Original Lyrics:
Shake it down, shake it down now
Earth, Wind & Fire's, "Got to Get You Into My Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gonna get you a new wife
Original Lyrics:
Got to get you into my life
Hamilton, Joe Frank, and Reynolds', "Don't Pull Your Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Without a simple word
Original Lyrics:
Without a single word
Misheard Lyrics:
I could never speak
Original Lyrics:
I could never see
Henry Gross', "Shannon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shannon is gone, wah hoo *
Original Lyrics:
Shannon is gone I heard
Kool & the Gang's, "Funky Stuff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't get enough of that party stuff
Original Lyrics:
I can't get enough of that funky stuff
L.T.D.'s, "(Every Time I Turn Around) Back in Love Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every time I'm new on the loose
Original Lyrics:
Every time I move, I lose
Marvin Gaye's, "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh was it was it me?
Original Lyrics:
Oh mercy mercy me
Marvin Gaye's, "What's Going On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Michael, Michael
Original Lyrics:
Mother, mother
The Ramones', "Go Mental"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've gone into...
Original Lyrics:
I've gone mental
 
1980s
Air Supply's, "Even the Nights are Better"
Misheard Lyrics:
Even the games of glider
Original Lyrics:
Even the days are brighter
Air Supply's, "Making Love Out of Nothing At All"
Misheard Lyrics:
Naked love…out of nothing at all
Original Lyrics:
Making love…out of nothing at all
Air Supply's, "The One That You Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Asshole for another day
Original Lyrics:
Askin’ for another day
Fleetwood Mac's, "Sara"
Misheard Lyrics:
Drowning in the seeds of love
Original Lyrics:
Drowning in the sea of love
Michael Jackson's, "Billie Jean"
Misheard Lyrics:
Billie Jean’s not my lover
She's just a girl who says that I am the one
Chaney’s is not my son
Original Lyrics:
Billie Jean is not my lover
She's just a girl who claims that I am the one
But the kid is not my son
Paul Simon's, "Late in the Evening"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stepped outside and smoked myself a Jake.
Original Lyrics:
Stepped outside and I smoked myself a J.
Queen's, "Another One Bites the Dust"
Misheard Lyrics:
Another one drives them nuts.
Original Lyrics:
Another one bites the dust.
Robbie Nevil's, "C’est La Vie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got a new dog
Original Lyrics:
Got a new job
Robert Palmer's, "Simply Irresistable"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's a craze you can do it, she's a powerful force
You were blinded before when there's no other course
...
The tra-a-it is irreversible
The woman is invisible
She's a natural alone and she leaves me at home
She deserves the applause, that's for rent of her cause
...
Simply irresistible she's so fine, there's no tellin' where my honey went
Simply irresistible she's so fine, there's no other way to go. Whoa
She's unavoidable when backed against the wall
...
She used to look before me, now I find her
...
She's talkably kissable, huh
Her eyes are indivisible *
Original Lyrics:
She's a craze you'd endorse, she's a powerful force
You're obliged to conform when there's no other course
...
The trend is irreversible
The woman is invincible
She's a natural law and she leaves me in awe
She deserves the applause, I surrender because
...
Simply irresistible she's so fine, there's no tellin' where the money went
Simply irresistible she's all mine, there's no other way to go. Whoa
She's unavoidable, I'm backed against the wall
...
She used to look good to me, now I find her
...
She's so completely kissable, huh
Our lives are indivisible
Shannon's, "Let the Music Play"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mama said, “Make the music play,
You will get away”
Original Lyrics:
Love said, “Let the music play,
You won’t get away”
Steve Perry's, "Oh Sherrie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Summer’s been gone!
Original Lyrics:
You should have been gone!
 
1990s
Destiny's Child's, "Bills, Bills, Bills"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now you've been waxing on my car
OR
Now you've been waxing on my card
OR
Now you've been maxing out my car
Gave me bad credit, buyin' me gimps with my own mess
Original Lyrics:
Now you've been maxing out my card
Gave me bad credit, buyin' me gifts with my own ends
Faithless', "Insomnia"
Misheard Lyrics:
I struggle and fight dark forces in the dear moonlight
But now I feel insomnia
Original Lyrics:
I struggle and fight dark forces in the clear moonlight
Without fear, insomnia
Harvey Danger's, "Flagpole Sitta"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm nursing but I'm not well
Original Lyrics:
I'm not sick but I'm not well
Madonna's, "Don't Cry for Me Argentina"
Misheard Lyrics:
Couldn't stay all my life down here
Original Lyrics:
Couldn't stay all my life down at heel
Michael Jackson's, "Earth Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
What about foreign fields?
(Later)
What about everyone?
Original Lyrics:
What about flowering fields?
(Later)
What about elephants?
Nirvana's, "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
Misheard Lyrics:
a vagina
Original Lyrics:
A denial
Steps', "5, 6, 7, 8"
Misheard Lyrics:
My poop scoopin' lady is driving me crazy
Original Lyrics:
My boot scootin' baby is drivin' me crazy
Steps', "Better Best Forgotten"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's turn the fridge and stop pretending
OR
Let's storm the fridge and stop pretending
The past can stop a heart from mending
It's time to let go
'Cause baby you know some things are better best forgotten
And baby we can't pretend in time the stars will mend
Original Lyrics:
Let's turn the page and stop pretending
The past can't stop a heart from mending
It's time to let go
'Cause baby you know some things are better best forgotten
And baby we can't pretend in time the scars will mend
Toad the Wet Sprocket's, "Walk on the Ocean"
Misheard Lyrics:
Whoopi Goldberg
Original Lyrics:
Walk on the ocean
Toni Braxton's, "Breathe Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Then I promise you, I promise you
That cat shall never breathe again
Breathe again
Original Lyrics:
Then I promise you, I promise you
That, that I shall never breathe again
Breathe again
Wilson Phillips', "Hold On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Work out for one more day
Original Lyrics:
Hold on for one more day
 
2000s
Backstreet Boys', "Inconsolable"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, I would tell you every time you lead, I'm peek-console-a-boo.
Original Lyrics:
Baby, I would tell you every time you leave I'm inconsolable
Boy Sets Fire's, "Handful of Redemption"
Misheard Lyrics:
The second I refrain
Original Lyrics:
The sick and tired refrain
Chris Rice's, "When Did You Fall (In Love with Me)"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you been waiting long
Original Lyrics:
Have you been waiting long?
Rihanna's, "S.O.S."
Misheard Lyrics:
It’s not happening
Original Lyrics:
It’s not healthy
Walter Murphy & His Orchestra's, "Family Guy theme"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lucky there's a Wahu...
Original Lyrics:
Lucky there's a man who...
‘N Sync's, "Bye Bye Bye"
Misheard Lyrics:
It might sound freezing
Original Lyrics:
It might sound crazy
 
2010s
Ava Max's, "Sweet but Psycho"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, she's a sweet little honeycomb
Original Lyrics:
Oh, she's sweet but a psycho.
Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna's, "This Is What You Came For"
Misheard Lyrics:
Caribou, Caribou, Caribou, Caribou, Caribou, Caribou
Original Lyrics:
You, ou, ou, You, ou, ou, You, ou, ou, You, ou, ou, You, ou, ou, You, ou, ou
Lizzo's, "Truth Hurts"
Misheard Lyrics:
White men great 'til they gotta be great?
Original Lyrics:
Why men great 'til they gotta be great?
 
country
OneRepublic's, "I Ain't Worried"
Misheard Lyrics:
I ain't worried 'bout a nightmare
Original Lyrics:
I ain't worried 'bout it right now
 
misc
Stephen Sanchez's, "Until I Found You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Judge her
Original Lyrics:
Georgia

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