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Jimmy Buffett

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Jimmy Buffett
Buffett in 2008
Buffett in 2008
Background information
Birth nameJames William Buffett
Born(1946-12-25)December 25, 1946
Pascagoula, Mississippi, U.S.
OriginNashville, Tennessee, U.S.
DiedSeptember 1, 2023(2023-09-01) (aged 76)
Sag Harbor, New York, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer-songwriter
  • author
  • actor
  • filmmaker
  • businessman
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • ukulele
Years active1964–2023[9]
Labels
Websitemargaritaville.com

James William Buffett (December 25, 1946 – September 1, 2023) was an American singer-songwriter,[10] musician, author, actor, and businessman. He was known for his Coral Reefer Band, Buffett recorded hit songs including "Margaritaville".

Buffett died on September 1, 2023 at his home in Sag Harbor, New York from skin cancer, aged 76.[11]

Discography[change | change source]

  • Down to Earth (1970)
  • A White Sport Coat and a Pink Crustacean (1973)
  • Living and Dying in 3/4 Time (1974)
  • A1A (1974)
  • Havana Daydreamin' (1976)
  • High Cumberland Jubilee (1976)
  • Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes (1977)
  • Son of a Son of a Sailor (1978)
  • Volcano (1979)
  • Coconut Telegraph (1981)
  • Somewhere over China (1982)
  • One Particular Harbour (1983)
  • Riddles in the Sand (1984)
  • Last Mango in Paris (1985)
  • Floridays (1986)
  • Hot Water (1988)
  • Off to See the Lizard (1989)
  • Fruitcakes (1994)
  • Barometer Soup (1995)
  • Banana Wind (1996)
  • Christmas Island (1996)
  • Don't Stop the Carnival (1998)
  • Beach House on the Moon (1999)
  • Far Side of the World (2002)
  • License to Chill (2004)
  • Take the Weather with You (2006)
  • Buffet Hotel (2009)
  • Songs from St. Somewhere (2013)
  • 'Tis the SeaSon (2016)
  • Life on the Flip Side (2020)
  • Songs You Don't Know By Heart (2020)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jimmy Buffett" Archived October 16, 2015, at the Wayback Machine at the Mississippi Writers Page. August 5, 2007. Retrieved July 25, 2009. "...he began to mix country, folk, and pop music styles with tropical and coastal lyrical themes to create a musical sound sometimes called 'gulf and western.'"
  2. Krzos, Mark S. (June 3, 1994). "Jimmy Buffett fills Parrotheads' bills". Tampa Bay Times.
  3. Steve Eng (15 October 1997). Jimmy Buffett: The Man from Margaritaville Revealed. St. Martin's Press. p. 216. ISBN 978-0-312-16875-9.
  4. Durchholz, Daniel. "Jimmy Buffett brings his island-infused rock to Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre". St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
  5. Lambert, Molly (April 11, 2017). "THE PARROTHEAD INSIDE ME". MTV. Archived from the original on April 14, 2017. Retrieved July 14, 2019.
  6. Thornburgh, Nathan (July 5, 2007). "10 Questions for Jimmy Buffett". Time Magazine. Archived from the original on July 14, 2019. Retrieved July 13, 2019.
  7. "Jimmy Buffett launching Margaritaville retirement homes". Wixy.com. Archived from the original on November 17, 2018. Retrieved October 16, 2019.
  8. Vitello, Barbara (November 3, 2017). "Jimmy Buffett looks to Broadway as 'Margaritaville' sails into Chicago". Daily Herald.
  9. Eng, Steve (October 15, 1997). Jimmy Buffett: The Man from Margaritaville Revealed. Macmillan. ISBN 9780312168759 – via Google Books.
  10. "Margaritaville moves to Sirius". CNN Money. May 10, 2005. Retrieved October 22, 2020.
  11. "'Margaritaville' singer Jimmy Buffett dies at 76". MSN. September 2, 2023. Retrieved September 2, 2023.