Yo Ho Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life For Me)

Album: Sea Changes Of The Toucan Pirates (1967)
  • Yo ho, yo ho, a pirate's life for me.
    We pillage, we plunder, we rifle, and loot,
    Drink up, me 'earties, yo ho.
    We kidnap and ravage and don't give a hoot,
    Drink up me 'earties, yo ho.

    Yo ho, yo ho, a pirate's life for me.
    We extort, we pilfer, we filch, and sack,
    Drink up, me 'earties, yo ho.
    Maraud and embezzle, and even high-jack,
    Drink up, me 'earties, yo ho.

    Yo ho, yo ho, a pirate's life for me.
    We kindle and char, inflame and ignite,
    Drink up, me 'earties, yo ho.
    We burn up the city, we're really a fright,
    Drink up, me 'earties, yo ho.

    We're rascals, scoundrels, villans, and knaves,
    Drink up, me 'earties, yo ho.
    We're devils and black sheep, really bad eggs,
    Drink up, me 'earties, yo ho.

    Yo ho, yo ho, a pirate's life for me.
    We're beggars and blighters, ne'er-do-well cads,
    Drink up, me 'earties, yo ho.
    Aye, but we're loved by our mommies and dads,
    Drink up, me 'earties, yo ho.

Comments: 5

  • Brian from Boston, MaRegardless of how many new and technologically advanced attractions Disney World develops Pirates Of the Carribean will always be one of my favorites.I really feel I am in another world when I am on this ride.Disney World is a very classy place.I don't get there as often as I would like but it is the best.
  • Leah from Brooklyn, Ny1982: Orange County punk band The Vandals use the song's melody briefly in their song "Pirate's Life", which is about riding the attraction under the influence of LSD

    1986: Singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett uses the melody as the opening to his single "Take it Back" which was written for the US America's Cup yachting team.
  • Colin from Old York, EnglandThe film was not based on the song but to an old story/idea that disney had locked up somewhere or something
  • Cassie from Overland Park, KsI love DISNEY!
  • Michelle from Boca Raton, FlI LOVE THIS SONG/RIDE!!!!

    Just reading the lyrics reminds me of being on the cold ride and the smell of the place.

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