Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Random Magic - Pirates / Musical Blog Hop



Mermaid's Cove Music Hop

Ahoy, me darlin', ye've found a jolly round of songs for swashbucklers.

Music is a strong theme in Random Magic -- so strong, in fact, that one of the celestial characters Winnie and Henry meet is Efterpe, the Muse of music.

So, for the love of music (and pirates), here’s a fun music hop to check out, featuring all kinds of delicious tunes piratical.

Start anywhere you like -- for each blog stop, you’ll be able to enjoy a merry tune, then just sail off to the next port for another round. Hoist the mizzen and away we go!

You are here: #3 of 11: Elbit Blog
Songs for: Accidental pirates



Captain Kidd – Great Big Sea

I was sick and nigh to death,
And I vowed at every breath,
Oh, to walk in wisdom's path,
As I sailed
But my repentance lasted not,
My vows I soon forgot,
Oh, damnation is my lot,
As I sailed…

My name is Captain Kidd
And God's laws I did forbid,
And most wickedly I did as I sailed


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Shown above: Random Magic book trailer



Random Magic quote of the piratey persuasion:

‘Aye! Use yer deadlights, mates,’ yelled Hammer Jack, ‘the captain’s naught but a scurvy tar -- let's send 'im to Jack Ketch! Take the ship!’
‘Crk!’ said the parrot.
Captain Jack lost his temper completely, and hurled his knife into the rabble, which immediately solved the problem. ‘
Take me ship? I'll 'arve ye both i' the brig! Oi'll 'ave yer guts for garters! Oi'll cut yer 'arts out and 'ave 'em for stew!’
‘That'd be a sight better'n the grub we've got now,’ Rutby Tom muttered crankily to no one in particular.
‘Have 'em for stew!’ One-Eye Pete said. ‘I'll get me spoon!'

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Set sail for a new port - check out music stop #4 of 11: vvb32 Reads

The Mermaid’s Cove Music Hop is part of Random Magic Tour: Pirates!
You can find more fun stuff here: Schedule

(If you enjoy a particular music pick, please consider buying the track to help support the person or group that created it for everyone’s enjoyment. The Red Queen is the unofficial soundtrack for Random Magic Tour: Pirates! Happy listening!)

For the impatient, here are all the blogs on the hop:
My Love Affair With Books
Twitter: @Misha_1989

The Book Girl of Mur-y-Castell
Twitter: @blodeuedd83

Elbit Blog
Twitter: @MeriGreenleaf

vvb32 Reads
Twitter: @vvb32reads

The True Book Addict
Twitter: @truebookaddict

Willowdust Reviews - Tina’s Book Reviews
Twitter: @BooksAtTinas

Diary of a Bookworm
Twitter: N/A

Cerebralicious
Twitter: @cerebrate

Eating YA Books
Twitter: @eatingyabooks

Vampires and Tofu
Twitter: @vampiresandtofu

Songs and Stories
Twitter: @LiederMadchen

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Reader note: Do you have a favorite pirate tune? Feel free to share some of your top tunes in the comments, maybe everyone will find a great new song to check out. If you're playing Rum + Plunder, yourcomment could count towards winning one of your fave prizes, too! How to play.

9 comments:

Rose Works Jewelry said...

I had a lot of fun reading this and listening to your music

Meri Greenleaf said...

I'm going to visit the other blogs on the tour later- I love pirates, so I want to check out all this music. Although I'm amused that the song I got is one of the bands that come up on my pandora frequently. :)

Blodeuedd said...

Great song :=)

And love the last name, I used to be Blodeuedd Greenleaf too :D

Lieder Madchen said...

I love the song!

Meri Greenleaf said...

Oh, that's cool, Blodeuedd!

Samantha said...

I love this song, it's one of my new favorites.

Kiwi Ivashkov said...

Fun! Fun!
I like the song!Its like one of those that you sing around a campfire, no wait or have sung to you around a campfire!:P
See ye 'round mate! :)

krysykat said...

Awesome :) I think it might get stuck in my head now.

the epic rat said...

What a fun, chipper tune! I wondered what an "accidental pirate" song would be - and I am glad it was a good sort of accident! :)

Excellent selection!

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