Do You Know The Real Lyrics To These Misunderstood ’80s Songs?

The 1980s were more than 30 years ago at this point, but its music is forever. We would say it’s timeless, but there’s so much synthesizer in almost every song, we’re going to go ahead and say it’s actually wildly specific. It’s so specific that it’s its own genre, basically. Whatever your main tastShow More

The 1980s were more than 30 years ago at this point, but its music is forever. We would say it’s timeless, but there’s so much synthesizer in almost every song, we’re going to go ahead and say it’s actually wildly specific. It’s so specific that it’s its own genre, basically. Whatever your main taste in music is, it’s pretty safe to say your taste in ’80s bops is pretty eclectic: a little glam rock, some punk, old school hip hop, and an astonishing amount of one-hit wonders. And unless you consciously listen to retro throwback jams on purpose all the time, your knowledge of these lyrics may have slipped.

Did you even know all the right words in the first place? Who knows. But, since these songs get stuck in everyone’s head constantly, you’re probably going to do okay… unless you’ve been wrong all along. Oh no! The horror! Find out if you’re right or not by filling in the blanks to these classic ’80s lyrics!

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This '80s staple from The Clash may be one of the most frequently misheard lyrics of all time. Do you know the rest of the words? "Sharif don't like it. ___________."

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  • Rock the dance floor
  • Rock your pants off
  • Rock the catwalk
  • Rock the Casbah
  • Rock the cash bar
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