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1960s
Johnny Rivers', "Secret Agent Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sequined Asian man
Original Lyrics:
Secret Agent Man
 
1970s
Barbra Streisand's, "Stoney End"
Misheard Lyrics:
Crippling mama
Original Lyrics:
Cradle me, mama
Burton Cummings', "Stand Tall"
Misheard Lyrics:
I just can't think about 'em now, or leave 'em out anymore
...
Or do so much - or do so many
...
You got me down on my knees for your mama
Original Lyrics:
I just can't think about 'em now, or live 'em out anymore
...
Or through so much - or through so many
...
You got me down on my knees for ya, mama
Chic's, "Good Times"
Misheard Lyrics:
Feast on the food fight
Original Lyrics:
These are the good times
Commodores', "Just to Be Close to You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just for a Mormon
Original Lyrics:
Just for a moment
Dave Loggins', "Please Come to Boston"
Misheard Lyrics:
Please go to Paris
Original Lyrics:
Please come to Denver
Elton John's, "Rocket Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Burnin’ up the music airborne
Original Lyrics:
Burnin’ up his fuse up here alone
Jim Croce's, "I Got a Name"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hi golden egg
Original Lyrics:
I got a name
The Ramones', "Gone Mental"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've gone metal
or
I've gone dental
or
I'm fundamental
Original Lyrics:
I've gone mental
 
1980s
Anita Baker's, "Sweet Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
After the game
Original Lyrics:
I feel no shame
Arcadia's, "Election Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
We’ll cut it out on the Election Day
Original Lyrics:
We’re coming up on re-election day
Corey Hart's, "Everything in My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
I never save a lot
Original Lyrics:
I never see the light
Debarge's, "Rhythm of the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just come with me and we can shake your boobs right away
You'll be doing fine with the music stars
Original Lyrics:
Just come with me and we can shake your blues right away
You'll be doing fine when the music starts
Klymaxx's, "I Miss You"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I can't tonight
Original Lyrics:
And I can't deny it
Kylie Minogue's, "I Should Be So Lucky"
Misheard Lyrics:
Then again, you could be mine
Original Lyrics:
Thinking you could be mine
Lionel Richie's, "Truly"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause I’m drooling
Original Lyrics:
'Cause I’m truly
Lionel Richie's, "You Are"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got so much more
Original Lyrics:
I got so much love
T'pau's, "China in Your Hand"
Misheard Lyrics:
The Castle of Living Light
Original Lyrics:
The curse of a vivid mind
The Manhattans', "Shining Star"
Misheard Lyrics:
Right here when you are
Original Lyrics:
Right here where you are
Tom Petty's, "Free Fallin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm free, Frijoles
Original Lyrics:
I'm free, free fallin'
Weird Al Yankovic's, "Another One Rides the Bus"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, he’s gonna s*** by you
Original Lyrics:
Hey, he’s gonna sit by you
Weird Al Yankovic's, "Living with a Hernia"
Misheard Lyrics:
I live in suburbia
Original Lyrics:
I live with a hernia
 
1990s
Ace Of Base's, "Living In Danger"
Misheard Lyrics:
I see lies in the a*se of a stranger
Look into the a*se of a stranger
Original Lyrics:
I see lies in the eyes of a stranger
Look into the eyes of a stranger
Amy Grant's, "Baby Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby I'm so ratified
Original Lyrics:
Baby I'm so glad you're mine
Backstreet Boys', "We've Got It Goin' On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Send the Crazy Woman's at us
Original Lyrics:
Send the crazy wildin' static
Barenaked Ladies', "If I Had $1000000"
Misheard Lyrics:
I would buy you a fur goat
Original Lyrics:
I would buy you a fur coat
Barenaked Ladies', "One Week"
Misheard Lyrics:
Trying hard not to smell like a Beanie Baby
Original Lyrics:
Trying hard not to smile, though I feel bad
Chante Moore's, "Chante’s Got a Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Charmin’s got the bears
Original Lyrics:
Chante’s Got a Man
Gala's, "Freed from Desire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Freed from desire, my innocence is purified
Original Lyrics:
Free from desire, mind and senses purified
Green Day's, "Longview"
Misheard Lyrics:
The march is on
Original Lyrics:
But nothing's on
M People's, "Moving On Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've done me wrong, your time is up,
You took a sip from the hairy cup
Original Lyrics:
You've done me wrong, your time is up,
You took a sip from the devil's cup
Madonna's, "Human Nature"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I’m California Blue
Original Lyrics:
If I had a point of view
Madonna's, "Take a Bow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take 'em down
Original Lyrics:
Take a bow
Michael Jackson's, "Earth Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
What about anything?
OR
What about everything?
(Later)
Things I can't describe!
Original Lyrics:
What about apathy?
(Later)
Can't you hear them cry?
Nirvana's, "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, Lucille, my Benito
Original Lyrics:
A mosquito, my libido
Sophie B. Hawkins', "As I Lay Me Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
That you were homey dear
Original Lyrics:
That you will hold me, dear
Sophie B. Hawkins', "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shirts
or
Shorts
Original Lyrics:
Shucks
Sophie B. Hawkins', "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shorts
Original Lyrics:
Shucks
The Verve's, "The Drugs Don't Work"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now the doors don't work
Original Lyrics:
Now the drugs don't work
Toni Braxton's, "Breathe Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I never feel your tender lips again
OR
If I never feel your tenderness again
(Later)
How could you love me, then leave me?
Original Lyrics:
If I never feel your tender kiss again
(Later)
How could your love be leaving me?
Toni Braxton's, "Breathe Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
That I shall never read again
Original Lyrics:
That I shall never breathe again
Weird Al Yankovic's, "Jerry Springer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cheating lovers and cousins of Mary
Original Lyrics:
Cheating lovers and cousins that marry
Weird Al Yankovic's, "Smells Like Nirvana"
Misheard Lyrics:
Donna, Donna, Donna, oh no
Original Lyrics:
Don't know, don't know, don't know, oh no
 
2000s
Jane’s Addiction's, "Just Because"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just be cold
Original Lyrics:
Just Because
Selena Gomez's, "Tell Me Something I Don't Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody tells me that so I've been naked.
Original Lyrics:
Everybody tells me that it's so hard to make it.
Slipknot's, "People=Shit"
Misheard Lyrics:
Teachers equal shit!
Original Lyrics:
People equal shit!
 
2010s
OneRepublic's, "I Ain't Worried"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm living like a nine - year - old
Original Lyrics:
I'm living like I'm nine zeroes
Taylor Swift's, "Cruel Summer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every night that summer just to steal my babe
Original Lyrics:
Every night that summer just to seal my fate
Misheard Lyrics:
URINATION!!!!!!!
Original Lyrics:
You’re an angel!
 
christian
DC Talk's, "Jesus Freak"
Misheard Lyrics:
What would people think when they hear that I'm a diesel freak?
Original Lyrics:
What would people think when they hear that I'm a Jesus freak?

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