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1960s
Drifters', "Sweets for My Sweet"
Misheard Lyrics:
Swing from my swing
Original Lyrics:
Sweets for my sweet
The Zombies', "Time of the Season"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey Red, is he rich like me
Original Lyrics:
He rich, is he rich like me
 
1970s
Bay City Rollers', "Saturday Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y why?
Original Lyrics:
S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y night!
Billy Joel's, "Big Shot"
Misheard Lyrics:
You had to be a big job, did ya?
Original Lyrics:
You had to be a big shot, did ya?
Carl Douglas', "Kung Fu Fighting"
Misheard Lyrics:
Those kids were fast and lying.
Original Lyrics:
Those kicks were fast as lightning.
Cars', "Bye Bye Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
It’s always hidden in your window
Just waiting to arrive.
Original Lyrics:
With all these hidden innuendos
Just waiting to arrive.
Elton John's, "Benny and the Jets"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's got electric fools
Original Lyrics:
She's got electric boots
Elton John's, "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word"
Misheard Lyrics:
...to meet your mommy?
Original Lyrics:
...to make you love me?
Firefall's, "Strange Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
Didn't I feel you weak?
or
Didn't I hear you read?
or
Didn't I hear you weep?
or
Didn't I hear you breathe?
Original Lyrics:
Didn't I feel you weep?
Jimmy Buffett's, "Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nothing remains quite ashamed
Original Lyrics:
Nothing remains quite the same
Sister Sledge's, "We Are Family"
Misheard Lyrics:
Greet our family
Original Lyrics:
We are family
Slade's, "Cum On Feel the Noize"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bird watch the boys
Original Lyrics:
Girls, rock your boys
The Pipkins', "Gimme Dat Ding"
Misheard Lyrics:
Giddyup, giddyup
Original Lyrics:
Gimme dat, gimme dat
Misheard Lyrics:
Freak out
Original Lyrics:
Breakdown
 
1980s
Bananarama's, "I Can’t Help It"
Misheard Lyrics:
(No shame)
Original Lyrics:
(Mon Cheri)
Bananarama's, "I Want You Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
Before you drink my cup
Original Lyrics:
Before you break my heart
Bananarama's, "Love in the First Degree"
Misheard Lyrics:
I sing with you
Original Lyrics:
I stand accused
Billy Joel's, "An Innocent Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know you're thinking of somebody else, someone who heard you
(Later)
I'm not above being cruel for a while
(Later)
You know you only hurt yourself on a spike
Original Lyrics:
I know you're thinking of somebody else, someone who hurt you
(Later)
I'm not above being cool for a while
(Later)
You know you only hurt yourself out of spite
DeBarge's, "All This Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I love you so dreary
or
I love you so dearie
Original Lyrics:
I love you so dearly
DeBarge's, "I Like It"
Misheard Lyrics:
I take one book from you
Original Lyrics:
I take one look at you
DeBarge's, "Time Will Reveal"
Misheard Lyrics:
Remove Orajel
Original Lyrics:
Remove all your doubts
Eurogliders', "We Will Together"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll squeeze your head, baby, my lonely one
...
Under the shee-eets, only this pressure sway-ay-ay
Original Lyrics:
I'll squeeze your hair, baby, my lonely one
..
Under the shee-eets, only this precious way-ay-ay
Joe Jackson's, "Steppin' Out"
Misheard Lyrics:
Freeway, steppin' out
Original Lyrics:
You babe, steppin' out
Maxi Priest's, "Wild World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ooh, baby, baby, it's a wallop
Original Lyrics:
Ooh, baby, baby, it's a wild world
Rockwell 's, "Somebody's Watching Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I have no pride you see
Original Lyrics:
And I have no privacy
The Who's, "Eminence Front"
Misheard Lyrics:
Livin' in the spot
Original Lyrics:
Eminence front
Tiffany's, "Could’ve Been"
Misheard Lyrics:
On a cold and holy night
Original Lyrics:
On a cold and lonely night
Tiffany's, "Radio Romance"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wonder if you’re glistening
Original Lyrics:
I wonder if you’re listening
 
1990s
Blessid Union of Souls', "Hey Leonardo (She Likes Me for Me)"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's the woman police
Original Lyrics:
She's the one for me
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll build a wall that protects you
From the wind and the rain, from the hurt and the pain, yeah!
Original Lyrics:
I'll be the wall that protects you
From the wind and the rain, from the hurt and the pain, yeah!
Luther Vandross', "Here and Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Even out
Original Lyrics:
Here and now
Manic Street Preachers', "Motorcycle Emptiness"
Misheard Lyrics:
All we want from you are the cakes you've given us
OR
All we want from you are the kids you've given us
Original Lyrics:
All we want from you are the kicks you've given us
Michael Penn's, "No Myth"
Misheard Lyrics:
What if I were rodeo in black jeans?
Original Lyrics:
What if I were Romeo in black jeans?
Snap's, "The Power"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's skinny, skinny, it's skinny Carmeletta.
Original Lyrics:
It's getting, getting, it's getting kinda heavy.
Space's, "Neighbourhood"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a man in number 4 who swears at Saddam Hussein
Say's he's going to try to start the Third World War
Oh if you find the time, please come and stay a while
In my new type of neighbourhood
Original Lyrics:
There's a man in number 4 who swears he's Saddam Hussein
Say's he's on a chore to start the Third World War
Oh if you find the time, please come and stay a while
In my beautiful neighbourhood
TISM's, "Ol' Man River"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hillary has, Hillary has, Hillary has a penis brain
Original Lyrics:
Hilary had, Hilary had, Hilary had it in his veins
Take That's, "Back for Good"
Misheard Lyrics:
Will we ever wear a condom again?
Original Lyrics:
We will never be uncovered again
Tommy Roe's, "Dizzy"
Misheard Lyrics:
But it's so hard to torture you with fellas hanging round you all the time
Original Lyrics:
But it's so hard to talk to you with fellas hanging round you all the time
 
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
Kylie Minogue's, "On a Night Like This"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don’t say it’s like I fade to sea
Original Lyrics:
Don’t say it’s like a fantasy
Kylie Minogue's, "Slow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Boy I was Snow White
Original Lyrics:
Boy I was so right
Nick Lachey's, "What's Left of Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't want to face another day
Original Lyrics:
I don't want to waste another day
Super Why!'s, "Hip Hip Hooray!"
Misheard Lyrics:
Big Pig Beret!
Original Lyrics:
Hip hip Hooray!
The Ting Tings', "That's Not My Name"
Misheard Lyrics:
They call me white girl,
But I am a riot girl,
Maybe Jolessa.
Original Lyrics:
They call me quiet
But I'm a riot
Mary-Jo-Lisa
 
2010s
Zedd's, "Clarity"
Misheard Lyrics:
You are the piece of meat
I wish I didn’t eat
Original Lyrics:
You are the piece of me
I wish I didn’t need
 
christian
DC Talk's, "Between You and Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Since we've partied ways
Original Lyrics:
Since we've parted ways
DC Talk's, "Between You and Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sorry, it's a lonely feeling
Original Lyrics:
Sorrow is a lonely feeling
 
country
Alabama's, "Love in the First Degree"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’ve only got one flea
Original Lyrics:
I’ve only got one plea
Patty Loveless', "Timber, I'm Falling in Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who'd know I'd love such?
Original Lyrics:
Who knows how love starts?
 
misc
Disney's 'Dumbo''s, "Roustabouts"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pepsi! Pepsi! Pepsi! Pepsi! Pepsi! Pepsi! Pepsi! Pep!
Original Lyrics:
Hep! Heave! Hep! Heave! Hep! Heave! Hep! Heave! Hep! ! Hep! Heave! Hep! Heave! Hep!

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