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Misheard Song Lyrics -> Artist -> H -> Handel

Misheard song lyrics (also called mondegreens) occur when people misunderstand the lyrics in a song. These are NOT intentional rephrasing of lyrics, which is called parody. This page contains all the misheard lyrics for Handel that have been submitted to this site and the old collection from inthe80s started in 1996. For more information about the misheard lyrics available on this site, please read our FAQ.

There are 4 misheard song lyrics for Handel on amIright currently.

"All We Like Sheep Have Gone Astray"
Misheard Lyrics:
Are we like sheep
That have gone astray?
Original Lyrics:
All we like sheep
Have gone astray.
The first version is sung very militantly, challenging the listener to answer.
"For Unto Us (from the Messiah)"
Misheard Lyrics:
For unto us a child is born!
Unto us, the sun is given...
Original Lyrics:
For unto us a child is born!
Unto us, a son is given...
(Wouldn't it kinda hurt to have the sun handed to you? I mean, it being a bajillion degrees and all...)
"Hallelujah (Messiah)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And it shall ring forever and ever
Original Lyrics:
And he shall reign forever and ever
Misheard Lyrics:
For the lord of old me potent reigneth
Original Lyrics:
For the Lord God omnipotent reigneth

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