Jimi Hendrix's Purple Haze is a classic misheard lyric, "Scuse me while I kiss this guy"
Real lyrics, "Scuse me while I kiss the sky"
Carly Simon's Your So Vain, "I had some dreams there were clowns in my coffee"
Real lyrics, "I had some dreams they were clouds in my coffee"
Credence Clearwater Revival's Bad Moon Rising, "There's a bathroom on the right"
Real lyrics, "There's a bad moon on the rise"
Bon Jovi's Livin' on a Prayer, "It doesn't make a difference if we're naked or not"
Real lyrics, "It doesn't make a difference if we make it or not"
Greenday's Time of Your Life, "Another turnip boy, a Ford stuck in the road"
Real lyrics, "Another turning point a fork stuck in the road"
Outkast's Hey Ya, "Shake it like a polar bear ninja"
Real lyrics, "Shake it like a Polaroid picture"
And my personal favorite, Cheap Trick's The Dream Police, "The dream police they come to pee in my bed"
Real lyrics, "The dream police they come to me in my bed"
There are many more that could be included, but those are some of my favorites. To find more of your favorite misunderstood lyrics you can look at