Captain Bogg & Salty is a buccaneer rock band based in Portland, Oregon, who dress up like pirates and sing kid-friendly jams about the high seas like Dont Drink Sea Water, Never Smile At A Crocodile, and Scurvy.
Frontman Loren Hoskins, a.k.a. Captain Bogg, says their swashbuckling songs are silly, not necessarily about pillaging, and are helping the group build a mini pirate army.
In fact, their tunes have gotten kids to speak pirate before they even speak English.
He says, Weve had several people tell us that their kids first word was Yar! because we scream it out at our shows.
Tiny fans even curl their fingers to look like a hook, don their best pirate rags, and hit the dance floor in what Hoskins describes as Fisher Price: My First Moshpit.
Captain Bogg & Saltys latest album, Emphatical Piratical is out now.
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