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1960s
The Association's, "Windy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everyone knows it's Mickey
Original Lyrics:
Everyone knows it's Windy
The Beatles', "She Loves You"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's just one thing to do; apologize to her.
Original Lyrics:
And pride can hurt you too; apologize to her.
 
1970s
America's, "Sister Golden Hair"
Misheard Lyrics:
Will you meet me in the stairs?
Original Lyrics:
Will you meet me in the air?
Boston's, "Peace Of Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tangled in my head
or
Tangled in my hair
Original Lyrics:
Take a look ahead.
Cat Stevens', "Morning Has Broken"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like the first porn flick
Original Lyrics:
Like the first morning
Elvis Presley's, "Burning Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’m just a humpin’ humpin’ pervert, oh
Original Lyrics:
I’m just a hunks hunks burning love
Steely Dan's, "Midnight Cruiser"
Misheard Lyrics:
Driving to Harlem
Original Lyrics:
Drive me to Harlem
The Who's, "Won’t Get Fooled Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
We don’t get Culligan
Original Lyrics:
We don’t get fooled again
 
1980s
Aretha Franklin and George Michael's, "I Knew You Were Waiting (for Me)"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the river was deep, I didn't fart, oh
When Martin was high, I still believed
When the Valium was low, it didn't stop me, oh
I knew you were waiting, hey, I knew you were waiting for me
Original Lyrics:
When the river was deep, I didn't falter
When the mountain was high, I still believed
When the valley was low, it didn't stop me, oh
I knew you were waiting, hey, I knew you were waiting for me
Beastie Boys', "Fight for Your Right to Party"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dad Uncle Clint smokes two packs a day.
Original Lyrics:
That hypocrite smokes two packs a day.
Corey Hart's, "Sunglasses at Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
I need my sunglasses at night
Original Lyrics:
I wear my sunglasses at night
Fleetwood Mac's, "Gypsy"
Misheard Lyrics:
You see your ship sinks
Original Lyrics:
You see your gypsy
Genesis', "Invisible Touch"
Misheard Lyrics:
She don't like losing to perfect citizens
Original Lyrics:
She don't like losing, to her it's still a game
Kenny Loggins', "Footloose"
Misheard Lyrics:
Voodoo
Original Lyrics:
Footloose
Matthew Wilder's, "Break My Stride"
Misheard Lyrics:
I sailed away to China
In a little rowboat vagina
Original Lyrics:
I sailed away to China
In a little rowboat to find ya
Rod Stewart's, "Some Guys Have All the Luck"
Misheard Lyrics:
I called you collect
Insect, you had nothing to say
Original Lyrics:
I called you collect,
You didn’t accept, you had nothing to say
The Cure's, "Boys Don't Cry"
Misheard Lyrics:
I would say I'm someone
Original Lyrics:
I would say I'm sorry
Wet Wet Wet's, "Wishing I Was Lucky"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was living in a land of make believe
When my best friend Roland told me that there might be a job in the city.
Original Lyrics:
I was living in a world of make believe
When my best friend wrote and told me....
 
1990s
Andrea Bocelli's, "Time to Say Goodbye"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your brother, your sister, oh P.U.
Original Lyrics:
No, no, non esistono piu
Backstreet Boys', "We've Got It Goin' On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gemma Fitzpatrick's got it.
Original Lyrics:
Jam on 'cause Backstreet's got it
Backstreet Boys', "We've Got It Goin' On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jam on Chris Kirkpatrick, pothead
Original Lyrics:
Jam on 'cause Backstreet's got it
Backstreet Boys', "We've Got It Goin' On"
Misheard Lyrics:
John Umphabachly's got it.
Original Lyrics:
Jam on 'cause Backstreet's got it
Jay-Z's, "Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Daddy, we confess, we get tricks
Daddy, we confess, we get kicks
Original Lyrics:
Steada treated, we get tricked
Steada kisses, we get kicked
Richard Marx's, "Now and Forever"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now, I can rest my worms and always be sure that I won't be alone
Original Lyrics:
Now, I can rest my worries and always be sure that I won't be alone
Rod Stewart's, "Faith of the Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got ertram, I've got faith enter the heart
Original Lyrics:
I've got faith, I've got faith, faith of the heart
Spin Doctors', "Little Miss Can't Be Wrong"
Misheard Lyrics:
Little mess, little mess
Original Lyrics:
Little Miss, Little Miss
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers', "Mary Jane's Last Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Last dance with Imogene
Original Lyrics:
Last dance with Mary Jane
Toni Braxton's, "Breathe Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
That I shall ever meet again
Original Lyrics:
That I shall never breathe again
Tori Amos', "Cornflake Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Papa was a cornflake girl
Original Lyrics:
Never was a cornflake girl
Tori Amos', "Crucify"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got a cake for a dog who's baking for love
Original Lyrics:
Got a kick for a dog, begging for love
Yolanda Adams', "The Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Reaching out to touch you,
Reaching to the stars
Original Lyrics:
Reaching out to touch you,
Reaching to the sky
Yolanda Adams', "The Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
The world with pain and sorrow will the end it
Original Lyrics:
A world where pain and sorrow will be ended
 
2000s
Carly Simon's, "With a Few Good Friends"
Misheard Lyrics:
The house is built at a corn-a-cob Pooh
Original Lyrics:
A house is built on a corner called Pooh
Gwen Stefani featuring Akon's, "The Sweet Escaps"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I make mistakes
Original Lyrics:
If I could escape
Josh Groban's, "The Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
I pray you'll be alright
And watch us where we go
Original Lyrics:
I pray you'll be our eyes
And watch us where we go
Josh Groban's, "The Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
We ask that life be kind
And watch us from a bug
Original Lyrics:
We ask that life be kind
And watch us from above
The Ting Tings', "That's Not My Name"
Misheard Lyrics:
They call me Mica, but I'm Marika
Original Lyrics:
They call me quiet girl but I'm a riot
 
2010s
Betty Who's, "All Of You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Drive me crazy, then you drive me horny
Only place I wanna be
Is with you
Original Lyrics:
Drive me crazy, then you drive me home
The only place I wanna be
Is with you
Charli XCX's, "Take My Hand"
Misheard Lyrics:
C'mon baby, put your hands on my hands
Dance when your lips on my lips
Wanna taste your hotdog into face
Into the night, we'll disappear
Original Lyrics:
C'mon baby, put your hands on my hips
Then swing your lips to my lips
Wanna taste your heart, don't interfere
Into the night, we'll disappear
Josh Groban's, "The Mystery of Your Gift"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you sing out of the fire
The courage you need comes from "Go!"
Original Lyrics:
If you sing out of the fire
The courage you need comes from you.
Mechina's, "The Worst in Us"
Misheard Lyrics:
Searching for badger
Original Lyrics:
Searching for pleasure
Taylor Swift's, "You Are in Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you understand now
Why they lost their minds and f***ed the walls
Original Lyrics:
And you understand now
Why they lost their minds and fought the wars
Years and Years', "King"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hold curtains to your chest
OR
Hold coverage to your chest
Original Lyrics:
Hold courage to your chest
 
xmas
Andrea Bocelli's, "The Lord's Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
And lead a snot into temptation
Original Lyrics:
And lead us not into temptation
Andrea Bocelli's, "The Lord's Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
And lead us not into the tension, but deliver us from people.
Original Lyrics:
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
Andrea Bocelli's, "The Lord's Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
But deliver us from Mabel
Original Lyrics:
But deliver us from evil
Andrea Bocelli's, "The Lord's Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Our Father, who hard hit Kevin
Original Lyrics:
Our Father, which art in heaven
Andrea Bocelli's, "The Lord's Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Our father, which art in heaven
Howard be thy name
Thy kingdom come
Thighs will be done
Honor Thespians in heaven
Original Lyrics:
Our father, which art in heaven
Hallowed be thy name
Thy kingdom come
Thy will be done
On Earth as it is in heaven
Andrea Bocelli's, "The Lord's Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Our father
Witch heart in heaven
Harold be thy name
Original Lyrics:
Our father, which art in heaven
Hallowed be thy name
Andrea Bocelli's, "The Lord's Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Our fathers, which aren't in heaven, hollowed be thy name
Original Lyrics:
Our father, which art in heaven, hallowed be thy name

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