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Billboard Article on Live at Wrigley DVD

posted July 18th, 2006 at 8:57 am

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by Josh Martin

Billboard has an article on Buffett’s Live at Wrigley DVD which comes out August 1st.

Less than a year after releasing the CD/DVD “Live at Fenway Park,” Jimmy Buffett will release a two-DVD set chronicling a stop at baseball’s other pre-eminent shrine: Chicago’s Wrigley Field. “Live at Wrigley Field” will arrive Aug. 1 via Buffett’s own Mailboat label.

The DVDs will contain 26 songs from Buffett’s two-day doubleheader at the 92-year-old home of the Cubs, culled from two September 2005 shows. The set includes covers of Bruce Springsteen’s “Glory Days” and Steve Goodman’s “City of New Orleans,” performed by Buffett and guitarist Mac McAnally from the bleachers, as well as ukelele virtuoso Jake Shimabakuro’s pre-show version of the national anthem.

Also included are backstage extras, footage of construction of the centerfield stage and a handful of bonus features. The release marks the first time a full-length Buffett concert has been available on DVD.

Read the entire article here.

Update: Although not mentioned in track listings, Buffett’s performance of “Glory Days” will be included on Live at Wrigley Field as a bonus cut.

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Ultimate Parrothead Contest Winner Announced

posted July 17th, 2006 at 8:58 am

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by Josh Martin

Congratulations to Megan Mohr, the winner of Radio Margaritaville’s Ultimate Parrothead contest. She will be going to Jimmy Buffett’s Boston concert August 10th, airfare and hotel included, and guest on Savannah Jane’s pre-concert Tailgate Party, which can be heard live on Radio Margaritaville.

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Galveston Loves Buffett

posted July 17th, 2006 at 7:58 am

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by Josh Martin

The Galveston County Daily News has an article on Buffett being the winner when residents were asked “If Galveston were a famous person, who would it be, and why?”

Topping the list of responses was — drum roll, please — Jimmy Buffett, the laid-back singer who has made a fortune selling CDs to his legion of baby boomer fans known as Parrotheads, singing oddball ditties about drinking, hamburgers and hanging around the beach.

Read the entire article here.

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Tix for Madison Square Garden Show on Sale Today

posted July 16th, 2006 at 8:59 am

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by Josh Martin

Tickets go on sale today, Monday, July 17th at 9 am EDT for the Madison Square Garden show on Thursday, September 14th in New York City.

Click Here for the Ticketmaster link to purchase tickets.

Prices: $46.00 -$196.00.

View all of the tour dates that are scheduled on the Tour Dates page.

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Live at Wrigley DVD Track Listing

posted July 14th, 2006 at 8:59 am

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by Josh Martin

Mailboat Records has a page up for the Live at Wrigley DVD. It has the complete track listing and also has audio clips of a few of the songs.

The DVD will be released August 1st.

You can Pre-Order now through Amazon.

Track Listing:


1. Piece Of Work
2. The Pascagoula Run
3. Hey Good Lookin’
4. Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes
5. I Will Play For Gumbo
6. Come Monday
7. Last Mango In Paris
8. Woman Goin’ Crazy On Caroline Street
9. License To Chill
10. Son of a Son of a Sailor
11. Cheeseburger In Paradise
12. Volcano
13. Brown Eyed Girl


1. Go Cubs Go
2. Why Don’t We Get Drunk
3. La Vie Dansante
4. Banana Republics
5. Southern Cross
6. School Boy Heart
7. A Pirate Looks At Forty
8. Take Me Out To The Ball Game
9. The City
10. It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere
11. One Particular Harbour
12. Margaritaville
13. Fins
14. Scarlet Begonias
15. City Of New Orleans

Bonus materials include exclusive behind the scenes footage and much more.

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Bids for Buffett plates rolling

posted July 13th, 2006 at 9:00 am

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by Josh Martin

The Augusta Chronicle has an article on the South Carolina Parrothead License Plates:

Jimmy Buffett fans have months to wait until South Carolina’s Parrothead license plates are available. But through Saturday, the rights to the first 10 are being auctioned. The high bid for license plate “JB 1″ – aka, the No. 1 Jimmy Buffett fan – is $1,000. Other plates range from $50 to $175.

The plates themselves are still being designed. A representative from Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville company has drawn three designs, which are still being tweaked. After a final design is chosen, there must be 400 orders for the license plates for the Department of Motor Vehicles to produce them.

“I think the first 350 are going to go like hotcakes,” said Venning Morrison, the president of the Palmetto Parrothead Club. “And then we might actually have to advertise.”

To place a bid, visit www.scphlp.org.

The auction ends at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Read the entire article here.

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