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Misheard 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 Asleep in the Deep 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.

Traditional's, "Asleep in the Deep"
Misheard Lyrics:
Twenty brave men are asleep in the deep, so beware, beware!
Original Lyrics:
Many brave hearts are asleep in the deep, so beware, beware!
This song, written by J. W. Lamb and H. W. Petrie in 1897, is about the dangers of the seafaring life.

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