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1960s
Blood, Sweat, and Tears', "Smiling Phases"
Misheard Lyrics:
Smiling faces, going places
Original Lyrics:
Smiling phases, going places
Bob Dylan's, "Maggie's Farm"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody says she's a brains behind whore.
Original Lyrics:
Everybody says she's the brains behind pa.
Deep Purple's, "Hush"
Misheard Lyrics:
Harsh, harsh
Original Lyrics:
Hush, hush
Eric Burdon and War's, "Spill the Wine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do I dig that girl?
Original Lyrics:
Spill the wine, take that pearl
Hank Williams', "Jambalaya"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jambalaya por-cu-pine filet gumbo
Original Lyrics:
Jambalaya crawfish pie filet gumbo
 
1970s
Andy Gibb's, "An Everlasting Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maybe an everlasting love can do
Original Lyrics:
Maybe an everlasting love will do
Commodores', "Too Hot Ta Trot"
Misheard Lyrics:
Too hard
Original Lyrics:
Too hot
Harry Nilsson's, "Without You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now I can't forget this feeling
Original Lyrics:
No I can't forget this feeling
James Taylor's, "Fire and Rain"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've seen seven days
Original Lyrics:
I've seen sunny days
John Lennon's, "#9 Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Was it in a train?
Original Lyrics:
Was it in a dream?
Stevie Wonder's, "Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ooh famous
Original Lyrics:
Ooh baby
Styx's, "Lady"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mayday
Original Lyrics:
Lady
 
1980s
Billy Ocean's, "Suddenly"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sodomy
Original Lyrics:
Suddenly
Billy Ocean's, "There'll Be Sad Songs (to Make You Cry)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is there another in your melody?
Original Lyrics:
Is there another in your memory?
Boom Boom Boom's, "Love Your Face"
Misheard Lyrics:
Love your snout
Original Lyrics:
Love your smile
Genesis', "Land of Confusion"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not a snotty old growl
Original Lyrics:
And there's not much love to go around
Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine's, "Can’t Stay Away from You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know you’re telling me the troops
Original Lyrics:
I know you’re telling me the truth
Hall & Oates', "Private Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Private head lice. They’re watching you.
Original Lyrics:
Private eyes are watching you.
Miami Sound Machine's, "Bad Boy"
Misheard Lyrics:
I knew you were
Original Lyrics:
I knew you would
New Kids On The Block's, "I'll Be Loving You (Forever)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be hugging you forever
Original Lyrics:
I'll be loving you forever
Starship's, "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Looking into Islip I see a pair of cat eyes.
Original Lyrics:
Looking in your eyes I see a paradise
Stevie Wonder's, "Part Time Lover"
Misheard Lyrics:
Buh buh buh buh buh phenomenon
Part time lover
Original Lyrics:
Buh buh buh buh buh buh buh buh buh
Part time lover
The Police's, "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic"
Misheard Lyrics:
It’s a baby bird umbrella
or
It’s a baby duck umbrella
Original Lyrics:
It’s a big enough umbrella
The Police's, "Synchronicity II"
Misheard Lyrics:
Another suburban funny bunny
Original Lyrics:
Another suburban family morning
U2's, "Pride (In The Name Of Love)"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the name of love One man in the name of love In the name of love One more in the name of love
Original Lyrics:
In the name of love What more in the name of love In the name of love What more in the name of love
 
1990s
Britney Spears', "Sometimes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sometimes I'm high
Original Lyrics:
Sometimes I hide
Genesis', "Never a Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
No, there’s never a time to shave
Original Lyrics:
No, there’s never a time to change
Monica's, "Angel of Mine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Andrew or mom?
Original Lyrics:
Angel of Mine
Nirvana's, "Lithium"
Misheard Lyrics:
That’s a game
or
That’s so gay
Original Lyrics:
That’s okay
Oleta Adams', "Get Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can reach me by airwaves
Original Lyrics:
You can reach me by railway
Portrait's, "Here We Go Again!"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause I don’t wanna be a stranger
Original Lyrics:
'Cause I don’t wanna be disgraced
Rednex's, "Old Pop in an Oak"
Misheard Lyrics:
I choked when my snuff caught up in my throat
Original Lyrics:
I choked when my snus caught up in my throat
Rob Zombie's, "Living Dead Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Thinks Donna Reed
Eats Donna Mills
Original Lyrics:
Sink into me
Die for me
Living dead girl.
Smash Mouth's, "All Star"
Misheard Lyrics:
All that glistens is gold
Original Lyrics:
All that glitters is gold
Whitney Houston's, "I Have Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gonna make big love one more time
Original Lyrics:
Don't make me close one more door
 
2000s
Backstreet Boys', "Inconsolable"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm wishing I could find the words to take
Original Lyrics:
I wish that I could find the words to say
Britney Spears', "Can't Make You Love Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I can't make you love me
Isn’t my life for the things I do?
Original Lyrics:
But I can't make you love me
Is it my life or the things I do?
Britney Spears', "Toxic"
Misheard Lyrics:
But you know that you're foxy
Original Lyrics:
But you know that you're toxic
Coldplay's, "Viva La Vida"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know some teacher will call my name
or
I know some teacher won't call my name
Original Lyrics:
I know Saint Peter won't call my name
Disturbed's, "Down with the Sickness"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm tellin' thee it changes
Original Lyrics:
Violently it changes
Disturbed's, "Land of Confusion"
Misheard Lyrics:
this is the land of the future
Original Lyrics:
this is a land of confusion
Jennifer Lopez's, "On the Floor"
Misheard Lyrics:
La la la la la la la la la la la la la la
Tonight we gonna s*** on the floor
Original Lyrics:
La la la la la la la la la la la la la la
Tonight we gon' be it on the floor
John Desire's, "Hot Limit"
Misheard Lyrics:
Burning cell phone
Original Lyrics:
Fairies, summer folk
John Desire's, "Hot Limit"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gay tequila, the feel of my life
Original Lyrics:
It's OK to give in, be beaten by lust
John Desire's, "Hot Limit"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take the pig and turn around, out of the way
Original Lyrics:
Make a change and turn around, under a wave
John Desire's, "Hot Limit"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wishing, revealing
Original Lyrics:
We drink Ritalin
Ricky Martin and Christina Aguilera's, "Nobody Wants to Be Lonely"
Misheard Lyrics:
My body's longer than Holden
Original Lyrics:
My body's longing to hold you
 
2010s
Jason Derulo's, "Savage Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Status love
Original Lyrics:
Savage love
Zayn's, "pillow talk"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pillowtalk my anime my Ella
Original Lyrics:
Pillowtalk my enemy my ally
 
country
Misheard Lyrics:
Behind my jay pan plan
Original Lyrics:
Behind my Japan fan

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