Arrrr, arrrr, arrrr…

Chorus:
We are the pirates, who don't do anything
We just stay at home, and lie around
And if you ask us to do anything
We'll just tell you, we don't do anything

Well, I've never been to Greenland
and I've never been to Denver,
and I've never buried treasure
in St. Louis or St. Paul,
and I've never been to Moscow,
and I've never been to Tampa,
and I've never been to Boston in the fall.

(chorus)

And I never hoist the mainstay
and I never swab the poop deck
and I never veer to starboard
'cuz I never sail at all,
and I've never walked the gang plank
and I've never owned a parrot
and I've never been to Boston in the fall.

(chorus)

[Country hick-style voice]
Well I've never plucked a rooster and I'm not too got at ping pong
and I've never thrown my mashed pa-taters up against the wall,
and I've never kissed a chipmunk
and I've never gotten head lice
and I've never been to Boston in the fall.

[Pirate voice]
Pirate Captain Vluh 2002
Who be this band Relient K?
And why be they so full of controversy?

[Chanting]
We don't know what he did, but we're down with Captain Kidd
We don't wake up late for lunch, but we all eat Captian Crunch
We don't smoke, we don't chew, but we watch Captain Kangaroo

And I've never licked a spark plug,
and I've never sniffed a stink bug,
and I've never painted daisies on a big red rubber ball,
and I've never bathed in yogurt
and I don't look good in leggings…
and I've never been to Boston in the fall!

Ladies and Gentlemen, let's give 'em a big hand!

(chorus) x2


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    General Commentgood times
    nooseon August 30, 2002   Link
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    General Commentlol relient k + veggietales = great great fun i hope they do it at their concert friday
    SkiShon September 07, 2002   Link
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    General CommentYAY!!! veggie tales!!!!!!! I think I prefer Relient K's version of this song... it sounds mad.
    pink_frockon September 09, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthmm... does html work in here?
    coolhandlukeon September 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthaha this song is funny, the veggie tales version, haven't heard the relient k version... is there one, or am i going insane?
    holby178on September 16, 2002   Link
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    General CommentYa, they just came with a sampler CD with 2 songs on it: one where relient K covers "the pirates who dont do anything", and the other is really really funny. Larry boy covering breakdown. i highly recommend this CD, its hilarious.
    SirCal87on September 17, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI just saw these guys in Livermore on Wednesday on the Back to the Few Tour...They played it! I was so happy! My buds and I skanked big time and sang (well, screamed) along!
    spamguyon October 05, 2002   Link
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    General Commentawesome song, just some corrections

    Pirate Captain Vluh 2002 = Pirate Captains Log, 2002

    so full of controversy? = so full of contradictions?

    We don't wake up late for lunch = We don't wake up before lunch
    Munkoon April 29, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI love this song.
    It made me laugh so frikin much...
    and it made me love RK more. :)
    Ardent1on May 07, 2003   Link
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    General CommentDude guys... relient K is so frickin' awesome. and I LOVE veggietales and them together? that made my day.. no my year! man it rocked my face off.
    FoodLoverIsMeon June 08, 2003   Link

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