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The Ben Gunn Society

by The Ben Gunn Society

They might be pirates.
Genre: Rock: Folk Rock
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1. The Ben Gunn Theme
1:45 $0.99
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2. I Want to Be a Pirate
1:36 $0.99
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3. Hey, Monkey!
1:47 $0.99
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4. True Pirates
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5. Providence
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6. One Flew Over the Treasure Chest
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7. Meditation
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8. Apples in the Barrel
1:57 $0.99
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9. Cosmic Wind
4:53 $0.99
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10. Ben Gunn
1:32 $0.99
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11. Red X
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12. Ham Sandwich
1:29 $0.99
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13. Success
1:57 $0.99
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14. No Problem
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15. On the Deck of the Hispaniola
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16. Black Mountains
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17. The Ben Gunn Theme (reprise)
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Take a classic pirate story, turn it on its head, add wit, humor and catchy tunes, and behold The Ben Gunn Society! More fun than a barrel of monkeys, this song cycle celebrates the adventures of a cheese-crazy pirate marooned on Treasure Island. Also featuring monkeys, bananas, apples, tropical islands, high seas and more pirates!

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Chris Fenwick

You WILL want to be a pirate.
This is a beautiful concept album about the life of a pirate. Wenches, grog, loot, ravaging, pillaging, monkeys, and an odd fixation with cheese -- it's all here. South Seas melodies woven amidst a natural Russian-accented vocal makes for a terrific smorgasbord of musical delight. It's fun, clever, and odd. One more thing: Do NOT miss the psychedelic rock epic "Cosmic Wind" in the middle of this CD. It'll "blow you away".
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Melodie Martin

Swashbuckling delight!
Why should pirates get all the glory? Finally, an album that gives due credit to a scraggly beach bum with the munchies! "Ben Gunn" is chock full of fun, quirky lyrics and melodies that go down easy and are hard to shake. My 4-year-old really digs it and is getting into the whole pirate thing as a result. (Though I'll have to explain the references to rum and wenches later.) Not since They Might Be Giants' "No!" have we enjoyed listening to a new CD together. It certainly satiates a craving for indie rock that doesn't take itself too seriously, while keeping my little buckeroo happy, too. Great for car rides, a bad day at work and chillin' out with a bottle of Captain Morgan's.
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Summer Buchanan

Great for kids
My sons are huge fans of Treasure Island and LOVE this CD. They are 6 and 8 years old. The songs are catchy and fun to sing along to. They have been palying it non-stop since we got it. It is a big hit in our house!
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Cindy Vallar

Holds a special appeal for fans of Treasure Island.
The fifteen songs, which combine the style of folk-rock music from the sixties with the songwriter's native Russian music, create an interesting interpretation of this Robert Louis Stevenson character. It captures the feel of adventure, pirate life, loneliness, and hope very well.
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El Danno

It's the "Feel Good Hit of the Summer - 2003"
The Ben Gunn Society is a totally hilarious and fun listen and the musicianship is top notch, but it's the originality that really sets it apart from everything else. It's totally unique and that's a hard thing to find these days! I really can't recommend this CD enough, but please, listen to it closely several times before you make any decisions about whether you like it or not... It's definitely a grower!!!
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