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The Pirateers are a timeless band of English Pirate minstrel brothers with a special take on their music. With the massive drive of Mumford and Sons meets Fishermans Friends on fire.

All mixed with the freshness of the Lumineers and even a touch of Arcade Fire, but always monstrously individual, delivering massively commercial and incredibly catchy songs which will have you unbuckling your swash and singing in your sleep.

With a refreshing emphasis on comedy and colour, their hugely addictive hooks and seductively, sometimes annoyingly catchy material often takes a sideways bash at their roots in a world of maritime based folk, pop - rock, but also celebrates the beauty and magic of their historic homeland with great heart touching spectacle, enchanting melody & sensitive lyric.

With their first album 'Offshore Wind' now completed, the Pirateers is being developed for television where our oh so nice, failed pirate band find themselves by some strange quirk of nature

well out of their 18C waters and in way way too deep in the twenty first century. Our Pirate fish, are way out of their depth.

With original music penned by top British songwriters Dave Freeman and Chris Morris and celebs lining up to be in their music videos

the Pirateers are set to sail on a tidal wave.

 

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CORNISH  PASTY  FESTVAL  ( Redruth-Cornwall )  GIG  PHOTOS 

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Cornish Pasty song. the Pirateers

Pirateers Cornish Pasty song

Pirateers performing at the Cornish Pasty Festival Redruth 2013

Pirateers performing at the Cornish Pasty Festival Redruth 2013

Pirateers performing at the Cornish Pasty Festival Redruth 2013

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THE PASTY SONG

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They gathered in the Cornish sunshine and support the Pirateers, Cornwalls biggest band, performing their brand new Cornish Pasty Song being filmed for television and video during their hour long set performing tracks from their album

Offshore Wind.

 

The Pirateers Parrot - Morris

 

 

 

BELOW: THE PIRATEERS FILMING

  'On my way to RIO' and 'Last of the Pirateers' with Bert Large ( Ian McNeice) - from Doc Martin and the AB FAB Girls - Patsy and Edina

 

 

Bert Large and Cornish Pirates


Bert Large and Cornish Pirates

Bert Large and Patsy and Edie Absolutely Fabulous

 

Bert Large and Patsy and Edie Absolutely Fabulous

   

Cornish PIRATEERS FILMING AT TREBARWITH STRAND LAST OF THE PIRATEERS

 

A Pirateer with an 'istery of Black Pirateering


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A Pirateer from a long line of Scuppers

A CORNISH PIRATE'S LIFE STORY - CLICK

A Pirateer who broke many an 'ed & 'art

NO STORY AT ALL - REALLY JUST A COLOURING BOOK

Cornish Pirate Posh Jon Black - The Master& Captain Pirateer from Cornwall
Cornish Pirate Rusty Scupper - Pirateer from Cornwall
Cornish Pirate Two Tears Morrish - Chief  Mate Pirateer from Cornwall

 

 

 


 

Cornwall hides away one of England's best kept secrets of all time in the remarkable band of brothers they call the Pirateers. A fine musical band that many believe is a phenomenon which will be the biggest thing ever to come out of Cornwall. Bigger than the Monkees and zanier than the Goodies.

 

 

 

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The Last of the Poundstock Pirateers

Offshore  Wind

On My Way to Rio

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ALLOW  TIME  FOR  BUFFERING

 

 

OFFSHORE  WIND

YOU  MAKE  ME  SHINE

ON  MY  WAY TO  RIO

CLIMB  THE  DINOSAUR

I  WANNA  BE  BIG LIKE  THE  STONES

CALL YOU MY FRIENDS

AWAY HOME

CAN'T LOOK BACK

MY ENGLAND

LAST OF THE PIRATEERS

AWAY THE BOYS

I'M COMING HOME

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Cornwall and the History of its Pirates, 1300 to the present day

 

 

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 When it comes to Cornish Pirates, the Cornish Pirates themselves, better known to the Cornish as the Pirateers who hale from from North Cornwall, are about the worst bunch of Pirate rabble ever to have pirateered from the coast of south west England

In historical terms, Cornwall has shared a vested interest in her pirate, smuggling and swashbuckling past, for Cornwalls huge tourist industry depends upon its legends and folk law and the Pirateers are more than that.

Cornish Pirates like these are few and far between in the annals of Cornish History and this is their story...

 

 From the cold dark ocean tumbling into Widemouth Bay near Bude on the north Cornwall coast, now one of the surfing capitals of Cornwall, pirates such as the Pirateers sailed the Celtic seas looking for booty and unknowing sailing vessels to prey upon.

Pirateer boarding in ancient times was rife in Cornwall's distant and misty past and Pirate treasure sank below the waves of the bay tied to ropes and weighed down to be hooked up when the Kings excise men were not around. So too were the unfortunate wreches who fell foul of the Pirate bands preying upon Cornish waters, with no vessel safe from their gaze and their greed.

 The greatest of the Cornish Pirates was undoubtedly and band of Pirates lead by the feared Posh Jon Black, the master Pirate of Cornwall who hailed from Poundstock a village just outside of the tourist sea side town of Bude and Stratton on the north Cornwall coast.

Posh Jon Black, rallied his pirate crews from across the county, earning for himself a formidable reputation as a fine leader of men, hoarder of Pirate treasure trove and a brave and fearless soldier of the deep.

Cornish history recalls many a wreck on a Widemouth breeze, plundered by her Pirateers. many a soul set adrift on the Atlantic by smugglers from her shores.

The notorious Cornish Pirates who served under the Pirate King Jon Black, the pirates front line, Scupper, Tregaskis and Morrish, joined Posh Jon the Pirate king of Cornwall and became his pirate crew extraordinere.  the pirate band couring the Cornish coast for any ship who may fall foul of their long brass pirate telescopes.

For a shot of heavy chain from her pirate cannons soon fell the masts of tall ships, clippers and brigantines of all nationalities. Including British shipping who chanced their arms and crossed Widemouth bay.

Of the feared Lundy Pirates north of Cornwalls coastline, and there were centuries of pirates based upon that desolate isle of rats off the north Cornish coast below Barnstaple and above the Hartland light near the Devon border, all revered the Pirate captain, Posh Jon Black though Posh Jon the Pirate King, never wanted to stay on Lundy or settle there, preferring to leave it to the scurvy crews of the Cornish bays.

No, for this pirates identity was a well kept secret in Cornwall, for by day he was a noble and dutiful Cornishman living in a fine house between Port Isaac and what now is the village and harbour of Rock facing the Doom Bar of Padstow.

 Here was a landowner and farmer to whom so many Cornish families turned and relied for their daily bread. It is said he employed over a hundred farm workers from the Port Isaac area and his ancillary fishing industry, the herring and sardines, the mackerel and cod landed at Padstow, Port Isaac, Port Gaverne and Boscastle along with his notable control over the Lobster and crab, grace Posh Jon Black not only the Cornish monopoly of the fishing villages, but the respect of all his Cornish employees and their families forever.

By night though, masked and fettered in fine pirate garb, Posh Jon Black became the terror of the Cornish seas, The Hartland Highwayman. the Mevagissy Master, the terror of Tintagel and the jewel in the Crown of the Celtic hoards.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Continuing pirate subject expansions to include:

History of  the greatest Pirates of England, Briitsh Pirates and English privateers,

Biographies of English pirate captains. A history of English smuggling and wrecking on the north Cornish coast.
Pirate raids in British waters, pirate raids in 14th century Britain.

Pirate cannon, pirate weapons and cannon shot. Pirate cannon ball manufacture in Cornwall.

Cannon foundary in Truro and St Austell during the 18C.

History of Charlestown and its harbour.

Sea trade with Cornwall in the 17th century.

The great tall ships of Falmouth and the Mevagissy Pirates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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