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Live at Fenway Debuts at #2 on Independant Chart

posted November 29th, 2005 at 5:28 pm

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Buffett’s “Live at Fenway Park” debuted at number 2 on the Billboard Independant Chart this week.


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Couple of News Articles

posted November 27th, 2005 at 5:28 pm

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St. Petersburg Times – Another compilation you already know by heart

Cleveland.com – Parrothead favorite on wings of faith also flying high


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More Insight Into Buffett’s Harvard Visit

posted November 25th, 2005 at 5:29 pm

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An article on Gainesville.com gives some more insight into Buffett’s visit to Harvard:


Before the study group, Graham invites a few undergraduates to have lunch with Buffett in a conference room. The singer arrives in a long-sleeved polo shirt, corduroy pants and loafers. Graham wears a coat and tie. Buffett tells the students that he admires Graham’s commitment to the environment and his nonstop curiosity.

”When he was in the Senate, he was always inquisitive,” Buffett says, citing Graham’s research about Islam. ”He went and studied. He took the time to go and investigate what this was all about before making an opinion.”

He wishes Graham had become president. ”I still think he’d be a better president than what we’ve got now, for God’s sakes.” He teases Graham that his namesake bridge is famous for collapsing.

”The one that gets hit all the time? That’s your bridge?” he asks.

About 50 students arrive for the study group, some clutching CDs and even a guitar for Buffett to autograph. Buffett gives a brief speech about how governments are similar to rock bands. He answers questions about his politics and music (No, he doesn’t mind playing Margaritaville for the zillionth time, because it pays the rent.)


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Weblog Pics of Buffett/Chesney/Jackson at St. John Show

posted November 21st, 2005 at 5:29 pm

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Lovetripper’s weblog has some pictures from a private show this year on St. John where Jimmy Buffett, Kenny Chesney, and Alan Jackson performed together.

Take a look at the pics here.


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JB Mentioned in Latest Rolling Stone

posted November 19th, 2005 at 5:30 pm

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Jimmy is mentioned in the “Changes” section of the latest issue of Rolling Stone (Issue 988, Dec.1 – Madonna cover).

BUFFETT HITS BIG SCREEN

Jimmy Buffett is co-producing and appearing in a film adaptation of the Carl Hiassen children’s book Hoot, about a family that tries to save a community of owls threatened by urban development. Buffett will compose new songs for the movie, which stars Luke Wilson and opens next spring.

There is a small photo of Buffett with the article on page 17. The caption reads “Buffett: Kids-movie star.”


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Buffett Making the Rounds in Boston

posted November 17th, 2005 at 5:30 pm

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Buffett had Harvard crowd on a string

Folks who showed up at Harvard yesterday to hear Jimmy Buffett talk about the role of celebrities in government came this close to being serenaded by Mr. Margaritaville. When a Parrothead in the audience handed Buffett a children’s guitar and requested that he play a tune, Buffett tried to oblige. But when the songwriter — who’d been invited to speak by his friend and fellow Floridian former US Senator Bob Graham — was tuning the tiny guitar, a string snapped. Oh well. By the way, Buffett’s new CD and DVD, ”Live at Fenway,” is out now.

And this was in yesterdays:

Jimmy Buffett paid a visit to the ballpark on Yawkey Way yesterday to mark the release of his new CD and DVD, ”Live at Fenway Park,” recorded in 2004. Standing on the right-field roof, the principal Parrothead was asked if he might consider becoming the Bosox GM. Maybe, said Buffett, but only if the team moves to St. Bart’s and plays exclusively day games. Today, Buffett’s at Harvard’s Institute of Politics to talk to a class taught by his old friend, former Florida Senator Bob Graham.


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