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Monumental!  Stupendous!  Ground-breaking!  The Jolly Rogers hope to live up to these seemingly unattainable goals with your help!
Monumental! Stupendous! Ground-breaking! The Jolly Rogers hope to live up to these seemingly unattainable goals with your help!
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Friend!  Benefactor!  Patron of the arts!  Your refined palate and good taste has brought you here, to The Jolly Rogers.  With your help, good sponsor, we propose to create a new album which will continue The Jolly Rogers' tradition of producing the finest maritime music ever recorded by a band living in the landlocked Midwest!  Such challenges are NOTHING to us!  Child's play!  Child's play, we tell you!

The new CD will be recorded over three weekends starting in late June and continuing into early July at Chapman Recording in Lenexa, KS. It will feature predominately all new, original music with a couple traditional and cover songs thrown in for good measure.  Also featured on the album will be the incredible Bounding Main, an excellent maritime group from Chicago whose presence will ensure that the album will actually be worth it.  After recording, mixing and mastering are complete we will ship the whole thing off to Oasis CD, the home of Jolly Rogers duplication since 2003.  The target date for release is September 1, 2012!

ALL contributions above $15 will be rewarded with a copy of the CD, so now's your chance to pre-order your copy and possibly get some additional swag in the process!  

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    We will thank you personally in front of BILLIONS of internet users as we add your name to the 'thank you' section of this album's page of our website!

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    Such generosity! Such kindness! Not only will we thank you in front of BILLIONS of internet users, but you will also receive a copy of the new CD!

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    You're a hero like from the songs of old! You are Beowulf! A princely reward will be yours - not only will we thank you in front of EVERYONE on the planet (who visits our website), but you will also received a limited SIGNED copy of the new CD!

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    Ah, good and true friend. We hold you in the bosom of our gratitude. For such an offer you will receive YOUR NAME printed on OUR ALBUM liner notes, as well as a certificate authenticating how much we love your money!

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    We greet you warmly, we clap you on the back with hearty good cheer! We hand you a cornucopia of wonderful gifts! In addition to the $60 gifts, you will receive a bronze-level certificate and an invitation to an all-expense paid dinner with The Jolly Rogers at the palace of carbohydrate love - Cinzzetti's Italian Buffet in Overland Park, KS!

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    We prostrate ourselves before you! We shout your name to the heavens! In addition to all of the staggering benefits of the $125 level, you will receive a SILVER-level certificate and an invitation to ACTUALLY RECORD a part on the Mingulay Boat Song, which will be the final song on the new album! Who needs American Idol - THIS IS YOUR CHANCE!

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    We've never known a truer friend. You are Butch to our Sundance. Bert to our Ernie. The Bermuda Triangle to our Flight 19. How to show our affection? In addition to everything at the $250 level, you will receive a GOLD-level certificate and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to SPEND A DAY IN THE STUDIO with The Jolly Rogers! SEE a song constructed from beginning to end! HEAR every single take The Jolly Rogers need to get something right! SMELL the inside of the studio once The Jolly Rogers are done with it! What more could you ask for?

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