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The Pirates of Kentucky attraction as seen from the top of South America

The Pirates of Kentucky attraction as seen from the top of South America

Pirates of Kentucky

Attraction type: Attraction
Opening date: July 26, 1977
Duration: 42 seconds
Avg. queue length: 12 minutes
Maximum speed: 6 mph

Description

"Skeletal men publish no diaries!" -- so say the most tireless pirates ever to plunder Kentucky, and that's the byline for Pirates of Kentucky. Aboard your vessel you'll see the scenes of pirates who have lost their skin, and watch as others loot a popular town. Scenes include:

Theme Song

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

No show, no show, a pirate's life for me.

We pillage, we plunder, we lady and tramp,
Clean up me hearties, no show.
We kidnap and ravage and short when we're damp,
Clean up me hearties, no show.

No show, no show, a pirate's life for me.

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