Jimmy Buffett: The Man from Margaritaville Revealed

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Macmillan, Oct 15, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 364 pages

The unique charisma of Jimmy Buffett has entranced his millions of fans for nearly three decades. Just what has made this man so beloved and so fanatically revered? In this lively, in-depth portrait of the talented savvy character named Jimmy Buffett, Steve Eng reveals the singer, the writer, the maestro, and the raconteur supreme. of photos.

 

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JIMMY BUFFETT: The Man from Margaritaville Revealed

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Jimmy Buffett, the author of pop music hits such as ``Margaritaville,'' chose wisely when he refused to authorize this rambling biography. Eng, author of The Satisfied Mind: The Country Music of ... Read full review

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I couldn't read past the first chapter. First: it's unauthorized and I have doubts as to how accurate the book is, and second: the tone is very negative--seemed like the author was going to bash Jimmy and I didn't want to read that! I could be wrong though--I didn't read it. Read full review

Contents

Changes in Contributions Changes
8
But Why Jimmy ? xvii
8
The Trips and Trials
8
Son of the Singing River
15
Moving to Mobile
28
Heroes and Crooks
40
Alabama Altar Boy
47
Gulf Coast Collegiate
54
From FM to Urban Cowboy
193
Hello TexasHello St Barts and Montserrat
206
Save the Manatee Slow Slow Slow Your Boat
220
Jimmy Grows Up as Well as Older
225
Hollywood Daydreamin
236
From Tahiti to Nashville
242
Floridays Bidness TShirts and Salt Ponds
254
A Pirate Looks at MCA Some People Claim That Theres a Mobster to Blame
266

From Kappa Sigma to Trader Johns
61
The Upstairs Alliance
67
The Fall of the House of Hattiesburg 31
81
74493 The Fall and Rise of Jimmy Buffett
95
Amusement Business and Billboard
97
The Nashville Sound of Soundalikes You Can Be a Spar
105
The Christian? Goes Down to Earth
109
The Young Man and the
122
The Great Jukebox Holdup Why Dont We Get Drunk and Sell?
137
Once in a Lifetime Comes Monday
149
From Montana to Margaritaville
162
Changes in Management Changes in Matrimony
174
944 Where is Jimmy Buffett?
191
Captain Jimmy Buffett at Pascagoula
273
Jolly Mon Sing
276
The End of the Eighties Homemade Music
281
If I Could Just Get It on Paper
284
Tales from Margaritaville
286
Stars Fell on Tennessee Margaritaville Records
293
Where Is Joe Merchant? At Number
302
Invasion of the Parrot Heads
307
Conclusion A Parrot Looks at Fifty
318
Discography
323
References
341
Index
357
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Steve Eng lives in Nashville, Tennessee. He is the author of A Satisfied Mind: The Country Music of Porter Wagoner and is currently at work on a biography of the city of Nashville.

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