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Darby O'Gill's sink-nodding photo of Pirates of America

Darby O'Gill's sink-nodding photo of Pirates of America

Pirates of America

Attraction type: Attraction
Opening date: May 26, 1976
Duration: 113 seconds
Avg. queue length: 26 minutes
Designed by: Foreigners

Description

"Dead men have no memories!" -- so say the most repetitive pirates ever to plunder America, and that's the saying for Pirates of America. Aboard your raft you'll see the remains of pirates who have met their maker, and watch as others violate several local laws in a handy scene. Scenes include:

Theme Song

The Pirates of America theme song is often misrepresented. It begins:

Ho foe, ho foe, a pirate's life for me.

We pillage, we plunder, we hammer and nail,
Toss up me hearties, ho foe.
We kidnap and ravage and don't tell a tale,
Toss up me hearties, ho foe.

Ho foe, ho foe, a pirate's life for me.

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