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Everyone On Board

Album Cover. Artwork by Carrie Cook.

EVERYONE ON BOARD is an observation and an invitation… and it is the 6th album by Rockin’ Ron the Friendly Pirate! It is a collection of entertaining and educational Pirate Music for kids and kids at heart – delivered in a variety of styles. The title track, Everyone On Board (for Gani) acknowledges the many things people have in common. Gimme Back My Binky imagines a baby in a Spaghetti Western retrieving its pacifier. Cyclops is about the mythical creature and highlights the word “one” in multiple languages. I Know You Pirates is a FAM JAM for Dead Head Dads, Americana Moms, and their kids. Cranky Lazy Stinky is just plain silly, while Happy Merry Jolly is a celebration of different traditions. There’s humor, history, and hide-n-seek on the high seas in these songs and the others on the album.

The EVERYONE ON BOARD album drops June 20th (Summer Solstice) on Spotify, Apple, Amazon, YouTube (@FriendlyPirateRon, Rockin’ Ron The Friendly Pirate-Topic), and elsewhere. The CD version has 34 total tracks – 17 newly recorded, plus 17 BONUS songs!! The additional songs are some of Rockin’ Ron’s “Greatest Ships” and include Shark In The Dark, Poop Deck Dance, Five Little Pirates, Pearl The Purple Pirate Princess, and more. CDs available at Smugglers’ Notch Resort, at, and at RRtFP shows. All of RRtFP’s songs including Pirate Ship Show, can be found on yer favorite platform.


Layout for CD Cover (back and front). Artwork by Carrie Cook.

CREDITS: Produced by Rockin’ Ron the Friendly Pirate and Andre Maquera. Mixed and Mastered at West Street Digital by Andre Maquera. FEATURING: Rockin’ Ron the Friendly Pirate – lead vocals, silly voices, acoustic guitar. Andre Maquera – guitars, bass, vocals, banjo, percussion, drum programming. Wendy Maquera – vocals 1, 11, 16. Tracy Wolters – vocals 3, 5, 7, 9, 15, 16, harmonica 7. Lea Ann Macrery – Vocals 13. Rhea Ferris – “ouch” 11. Greg Smith – acoustic guitar 14. Jilib – vocals 1. Joshua Clinger – Wonderfaux Remix 17. April Tuck – vocals 5, 10.

In Memory of Jade, Tate, and Princess Vera. Dedicated to the Smugglers’ Notch Resort Crew, Andre Maquera (Musical Navigator), and April Tuck (Me Very First & Only Matey)

CD Label Design and Artwork by Carrie Cook.

ALL SONGS written by Ronald Roy Carter, except I Know You Pirates (Trad., Additional Music & Lyrics by Ronald Roy Carter), Little Seashell (Lyrics by Rhea Ferris, Music & Lyrics by Ronald Roy Carter), FP Rap (Friendly Edit) Music & Lyrics by Ronald Roy Carter, Music by Max Shaw. ALL SONGS © 2024 by Ronald Roy Carter, RRR Carter, RRR Sea Music, except as indicated.

Everyone On Board

EVERYONE ON BOARD is an observation and an invitation... and it is the 6th album by Rockin' Ron the Friendly Pirate! It is a collection of entertaining and educational Pirate Music for kids and kids at heart - delivered in a variety of styles. The title track,...

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Pirate Ship Show!

Mark your calendars for Friday, April 12th, that's when Pirate Ship Show drops! Between a Solar Eclipse and Tax Day, it's going to be crazy, and you'll need some comic relief. This silly and saucy song about mishaps on a Pirate vessel has a sing-along chorus, funny...

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Ski Shanty

Ski Shanty is a sea shanty about skiing. It was inspired by Kim Riegel when I was meeting her and her family to go skiing. She said "we'll sing ski shanties" - meaning we'd sing some of my Friendly Pirate songs whilst sailing down the slopes. The song namechecks...

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Happy Merry Jolly

What do Pirates and Santa have in common? They like to say Yo-ho-ho!! It's that time of year... a time to celebrate and reflect. December 1st sees the release of my holiday song Happy Merry Jolly. It's a celebration of diverse celebrations (see a sample of the lyrics...

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Autumn onboard!

It was a busy summer performing in Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, and New York (Long Island and Upstate), as well as in Vermont and at my home port of Smugglers' Notch Resort. Now, I have some time to focus on recording new songs and videos. I Know you Pirates is...

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Spring Update / Summer Tour Sneak Peek

Ahoy me Hearties! Me Spring has been busy. I've been hosting weekly Pirate Bingos and FP Sing-alongs at me homeport of Smugglers' Notch Resort. Shows outside the Resort included singing and using me RRR's (reduce, reuse, recycle) at the Amherst, MA Sustainability...

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Five Little Pirates wins Songwriting Award!

USA Songwriting Competition 2022 - Five Little Pirates is one 10 Finalists in the Children's Song Category! It is from my album Captains and Sea Monsters. It is one of several of my songs that references numbers and math - the others are Seven C's, Eight Pieces of...

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Buccaneer Bells Yule TIDE-ings me hearties! I hope my song Buccaneer Bells puts you in the holiday mood. May you always find TREASURE!   BUCCANEER BELLS   I woke up this morning and what did I see - a...

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Halloween on the High Seas

Do ye like ghost stories and scary books? I've conjured a playlist of me Pirate songs to shiver yer timbers with fright on Halloween night... or any other night! There are ghosts, skeletons, tales of real Pirates, creatures from the sea, creatures from the...

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Best Children’s Album quest / Fall Shows

For Your Consideration - I am proud that my 5th album - Captains and Sea Monsters - will be in contention for Best Children's Album. It features She Can Be a Captain Too, Sea Monsters' March, Poop Deck Dance, and Pirates in Outer Space, among others. Because parents...

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Listen to the single, "She Can Be a Captain Too"

The lead off track on the Captains and Sea Monsters album, She Can Be a Captain Too is a song of encouragement and inclusion. It was inspired by my 10-year neighbor Rhea. The recording features the voices of Rhea and other girls and women. The song is dedicated to Rhea Ferris and Kamala Harris.