Bilgemunky Radio 143 – Bilgemunky’s Big Bottle


Talk Like a Pirate Day 2010 is a thing of the past, and yet it’s still with us in spirit. Join us in pirate talk, rum-swilling, and swashbuckling music!

1. Pirates R Us – KYAR Pirate Radio (3:55)
2. Pirates For Sail – Old Maui (2:45)
3. Golden Bough – The Sea Gypsy (3:35)
4. Dreadnoughts – Son’s of Murphy (3:20)
5. Skip Henderson – General Taylor (3:07)
6. Mary Malloy & Frank Stuart – Bold Kidd the Pirate (3:56)
7. Scurvy Pirates – The Cat (rough) (3:10)
8. Abney Park – The Derelict (3:16)
9. Monsterpop – Beyond the Seven Seas (2:24)
10. Dread Crew of Oddwood – Earth’s End (2:51)
11. Mister Mac The Pirate – Blood And Gold (3:38)
12. Pirates Charles – The Horn (4:25)
13. Jolly Rogers – The Smuggler (3:42)
14. Pirates R Us – Touched By His Noodly Appendage (5:22)
15. Bone Island Buccaneers – Stowin Booty in the Hold (2:48)
16. Dead Men’s Tales – This Booty Be Buried At Dawn (3:49)
17. Tugboat Bromberg – Old Black Rum (3:27)
18. Captain Darby O’Bill and His Matees Three – Commodore Cortez (3:40)
19. Captain Bogg & Salty – Wind (3:01)
20. Alela Diane – The Pirate’s Gospel (2:55)
21. Sforzando – A Night on the Piss (3:05)
22. Brine & Bastards – Overboard (3:33)
23. Pirates Charles – Farewell to Nova Scotia (rise) (4:04)
24. Capt Marty Scapegoat – Scarlett (2:30)
25. Captain Dan and the Scurvy Crew – My Cannon (3:56)
26. Bounding Main – Dreadnaught (2:33)
27. Brigands – HMS Hellion (4:01)
28. Captain Dan and the Scurvy Crew – The Rum Wench (3:06)
29. Bilge Pumps – The Dark Lady (6:16)
30. Rustmonster – Still A’ Smilin (short) (3:31)

2 thoughts on “Bilgemunky Radio 143 – Bilgemunky’s Big Bottle

  1. Ahoy and heave to Bilge.

    I was enjoying your podcast of last week when I heard a familiar sounding song. Tugboat Bromberg singing his version of “Old Black Rum” (yes I like Goslings too).

    This song however was written and recorded by Bob Hallett of Great Big Sea and was featured on several of their albums. Before the lawyers from Warner Music (who probably don’t listen to the show) notice, you may want to pull that one from your play list.

    On the other hand, I just be a simple pirate and don’t understand these things and may be wrong…

    Fair winds

    Floating Bear
    – yes – it’s a wimpy pirate name, but I have a boat, cannon and your itinerary

  2. Thanks for the lookout, Floating Bear. Trying to keep tabs on which songs are originals, which are covers, and which are traditional in my field can be tricky, but in this case I’m fairly certain we’re on the safe side. Great Big Sea does many covers of traditional songs, and to the best of my research, Old Black Rum is actually a traditional Irish song, and thus fair game for Tugboat, Great Big Sea, and even Bilgemunky Radio to do with as they will. But still, thanks for the heads up as you never know when something might slip past!

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