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Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffett
Jimmy Buffett (December 25, 1946 - ) is a singer/songwriter, businessman and author who has had such hits as "Margaritaville" and "Cheeseburger in Paradise."
Jimmy Buffett (December 25, 1946 - ) is a singer/songwriter, businessman and author who has had such hits as "Margaritaville" and "Cheeseburger in Paradise." « Show less

Top Jimmy Buffett Articles

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  • In Portsmouth, easy does it with Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson

    In Portsmouth, easy does it with Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson
    In Portsmouth on Sunday night, Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson gave music fans a taste of what country sounded like before arena-rock bombast and Jimmy Buffett-inspired cheer invaded Nashville. Their show at nTelos Pavilion amphitheater was...
  • Politicians unite in hypocrisy, in generosity

    Today we have another round of hugs and slugs — for everyone from politicians who are uniting to help needy kids to politicians who are united in their hypocrisy. And we'll top it all off with a few thoughts from readers, and even Jimmy Buffett....
  • Along the Gulf Coast, trying to survive the oil spill

    Along the Gulf Coast, trying to survive the oil spill
    "Hey, got any extra Jimmy Buffett tickets?" The two 50ish retirees, both wearing sunglasses and hoop earrings, laughed as they tried to get passersby to stop and chat awhile, a Southerner's favorite pastime on sleepy summer days. And on this overcast...
  • Gulf beach resorts persist in the face of the oil spill

    Gulf beach resorts persist in the face of the oil spill
    The Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and western Florida Panhandle beaches affected by the oil spill are as different as Venice, Laguna and Solana beaches are from one another. In years past, finding a good fit here was easy. And perhaps it will be one...
  • South Bass Island

    South Bass Island
    To many visitors, South Bass Island is about two things: golf carts and partying. The golf carts are everywhere. They swarm the downtown like flies. People rent them to traverse the island's 4-mile length and mile-and-a-quarter width. Cops have golf carts...
  • What do you love and hate?

    May 21, 2009 I LOVE ... ... the colorful spring flowers planted at City Hall and the Daley Center. It gives me a "lift." -- Barbara Rieffel, Chicago . . . Phil, the Navy Pier trolley driver, who befriends every passenger and is such a wonderful...
  • Anthony Tarracino dies at 92; colorful saloonkeeper was mayor of Key West

    Anthony Tarracino, known to one and all as Capt. Tony, spent two years as mayor of Key West, Fla., and 60 years as one of the most colorful characters in an island city full of them. During his 92 years, he was a bootlegger, gambler, gunrunner,...
  • Stephen Bruton dies at 60; Texas musician played with Kris Kristofferson, T Bone Burnett

    Stephen Bruton dies at 60; Texas musician played with Kris Kristofferson, T Bone Burnett
    Stephen Bruton, a Texas musician long admired and much in demand as much for his astute guitar work as for his insights as a songwriter, died Saturday in Los Angeles of complications of cancer. He was 60. Bruton, who had played with Kris Kristofferson...
  • John Houghtaling dies at 92; inventor of vibrating Magic Fingers bed

    John Houghtaling dies at 92; inventor of vibrating Magic Fingers bed
    John Houghtaling, inventor of the vibrating Magic Fingers bed that once was pervasive in motel rooms and became a cultural touchstone for a generation of American travelers, has died. He was 92. Houghtaling died Wednesday at his Fort Pierce, Fla., home...
  • The truth about colonoscopy prep

    The truth about colonoscopy prep
    Colonoscopy: The very word sends shudders down the spine of anyone who has drunk "the drink" -- the concoction that cleanses the colon so the doctor can later examine it. I've enjoyed three different procedures with three different preps, and I've made it...
  • Bridge School Benefit Concerts

    Bridge School Benefit Concerts
    The direct impact of Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit Concerts is as plain as the joyful faces of the special-needs school's students, many of whom watch each year from an onstage riser placed right behind the performers. Those faces were...
  • Workers are priced out of Key West

    The old salts of the shrimp fleet have been undercut by Asian shellfish farmers. Flower children who hitchhiked here in the '70s have taken their beads and tambourines and boogied back north. But the Conch Republic is losing more than just its slackers,...