Love the Pirate life?
Then you’ll love these songs about modern day pirates as well as the nostalgia of days long ago when Pirates took to the sea. These are quality songs that you’ll listen to year round, not just on Talk Like a Pirate Day. Arrrrgghh.
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Pirate Songs Playlist:
Boat Drunks: “A Pirate on the Caribbean”
No pillaging or plundering, but “the fun would never end with “Cuban Cigars and Puerto Rican Rum.” This song always makes me feel happy!
iTunes: A Pirate on the Caribbean
Amazon: A Pirate On the Caribbean (Redux)
Hugo Duarte: “Modern Day Buccaneers”
Real pirates of the modern day, especially the drug smuggling hey days of the Florida Keys.
iTunes: Modern Day Buccaneers
Amazon: Modern Day Buccaneers
Jesse Rice: “Gettin’ Down in a Pirate Town”
Co-writer of the #1 song “Cruise” by Florida Georgia Line, Jesse gives us that summer anthem feeling with a Pirate theme.
iTunes: Gettin’ Down in a Pirate Town
Amazon: Gettin’ Down in a Pirate Town
Jesse Rice: “Blackbeard’s Ghost”
A stirring pirate ballad.
iTunes: Blackbeard’s Ghost
Amazon: Blackbeard’s Ghost
Sunny Jim: “Blackbeard’s Navy”
This “Pirate Boy” ran off to join Blackbeard to “Cross the blue horizon until we fall off of the world or we meet with Davy Jones below the sea.”
iTunes: Blackbeard’s Navy
Amazon: Blackbeard’s Navy
Donny Brewer: “Coulda Been A Pirate”
A girl in every port, living off the plunders from treasure ships and a your job is drinking rum all day.
iTunes: Coulda Been A Pirate
Amazon: Coulda Been A Pirate
Steve Tolliver: “Living Like a Pirate”
Following dreams and living free on a boat in the Caribbean. That’s Living Like a Pirate.
iTunes: Living Like a Pirate
Amazon: Living Like a Pirate
Tiki Thom Starkey: “Just an Old Pirate”
It wouldn’t be a Pirate song playlist without a fantastic Irish Pirate tale.
iTunes: Just an Old Pirate
Amazon: Just an Old Pirate
Jimmy Parrish: “Take the Girl Away”
Pirate’s really weren’t nice guys. “Life of a Pirate, the Life of a Swine”
iTunes: Take the Girl Away
Highway 1 Band: “Should Have Been a Pirate”
Another fun Pirate song and if you love Toby Keith’s original, this Pirate song parody is going to make you smile.
iTunes: Should Have Been a Pirate
Amazon: Should Have Been a Pirate
Bertie Higgins: “The Pyrates of Port Royale”
An original Trop Rocker, Bertie’s “Pyrates of Port Royale” alludes to a Pirate Shanty, but with a great melody.
iTunes: The Pyrates of Port Royale
Amazon: The Pyrates of Port Royale
Jimmy Buffett: “A Pirate Looks at 40”
Of course, one of Jimmy Buffett’s best. “Yes, I am a pirate two hundred years too late.”
iTunes: A Pirate Looks at 40
Amazon: A Pirate Looks At Forty
More Trop Rock Music Playlists to Enjoy:
Key West Playlist: Songs that capture our favorite island.
Beach Songs Playlist: Songs specifically about the beach!
Summer Songs Playlist: Songs about summertime, sun or have that “feel good” summer vibe.
Escape to the Islands: Songs about getting out of reality and escaping to the Islands.
Beer Songs: Sit back with a cold one and get away from it all.