Jim Hawkins lives and works at the Admiral Benbow inn near Bristol. His life is dull and Jim dreams of adventure. Then one day a stranger calls at the inn and his life changes forever. The first song is a sailors' hornpipe with a little bit of pirate rap!
Learn song 1
Join David Grant to learn the first song of the series - a sailors' hornpipe called 'Skull and crossbones'.
Story 1: Jim Hawkins and the Admiral Benbow
Jim Hawkins lives at an inn near Bristol. His life is dull and he dreams of adventure...
Sing along to the song
Sing along with the lyrics and music of the full-vocal version of the first song, which is called 'Skull and crossbones'.
Sing to the backing track
Polish your performance by singing along with the backing track of the song only (no vocals).
Listening music: 'Barnacle Bill' (Blue Peter theme)
Refer to the Teacher's notes for activities using the listening music.
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