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The BuffettWorld Video Gallery

posted October 17th, 2007 at 9:52 am

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by Josh Martin

Have you checked out our Video Gallery yet? Buffettworld.com’s video gallery is the largest collection of Buffett videos on the web. The gallery contains 57 videos divided into three categories: TV Appearances, Music Videos, and Other.

Among the gems that can be found in the gallery include multiple performances and interviews on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and Late Night with David Letterman. In the Music Videos section, you can view the music video for Carribbean Amphibian with Kermit the frog. There are dozens more great videos, many of which you’ve probably never seen before.

So if you haven’t checked it out, spend some time in the video gallery now.

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McAnally inducted into Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

posted October 15th, 2007 at 9:53 am

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by Josh Martin

Mac McAnally, longtime Coral Reefer Band member, producer, and songwriter was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame last night. Jimmy Buffett was in attendance and did the induction of Mac. The Tennessean covered the ceremony: “It’s writers’ turn to be honored for songs”

At night’s end, Buffett inducted his friend, sometimes-producer and Coral Reefer band member McAnally into the Hall. McAnally’s hits include Ricky Van Shelton’s “Crime Of Passion,” Alabama’s “Old Flame” and Sawyer Brown’s “All These Years.” “I wake up every day with a song in my heart, and then I try to get it (out there),” McAnally said. “I am taken aback with this honor.”

Mac wrote or co-wrote multiple songs that Buffett has recorded, including “It’s My Job,” and “When The Coast Is Clear.” Perhaps Mac’s most famous songs that he has written are the Sawyer Brown hits “All These Years” and “Cafe Down On The Corner.” He also wrote “Back Where I Come From,” a song that Kenny Chesney recorded and has made a staple at his shows.

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Work halted on Jimmy’s grandfather’s shipwreck

posted October 12th, 2007 at 9:54 am

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by Josh Martin

The Press-Register has an article on Buffett’s grandfather’s shipwreck in Mobile:

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Thursday ordered a condo developer to stop digging up the sunken remains of a four-masted schooner once captained by the grandfather of singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett.

The decaying wooden hulk is that of the Chiquimula, a longtime Mobile Bay-area landmark, which was commanded for many years by Capt. James Buffett, a highly regarded Gulf Coast master mariner.

The vessel’s charred hull, buried for more than 50 years beside the shore of Blakeley River near the Causeway, lies in the way of plans for boat slips at Shellbank Landing, a planned 57-unit condominium project.

Last week, a diving contractor hired by real estate developer Dent Boykin and his business partners began using a high-pressure pump to uncover the underwater remains of what Boykin thought was a vessel singer Jimmy Buffett mentions in a song and in a book.

Read the entire article here.

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Article compares Buffett and Kenny Chesney

posted October 11th, 2007 at 9:54 am

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by Josh Martin

The Hamptons.com has an article comparing Jimmy Buffett and Kenny Chesney, entitled “Buffett and Chesney: Flip-Floppers and Five O’Clock “

One key element in the music of both Chesney and Buffett is the lifestyle they exude from the music and the stage. Buffett played the entire concert in t-shirt, yellow shorts and no shoes. Chesney wore flip-flops, forgoing the traditional Country Music staple footwear, boots. These are the guys you want around in the Keys (or on a beach in the Hamptons), with money to spend and time to spare. The second factor, only from a male perspective, is the quality of female fans that both of these guys attract. I have yet to see that many bikini tops, halter tops, and topless tops in the middle of New York City before.

Read the entire article here.

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Live in Anguilla preview video

posted October 9th, 2007 at 9:55 am

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by Josh Martin

Margaritaville.com has a preview video from the Live in Anguilla DVD.

View the video of Buffett’s beach performance of “One Particular Harbour” here.

The Live in Anguilla 2-CD/DVD comes out November 6th. Pre-Order Now!.

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Buffett plays show in Honolulu, Hawaii

posted October 4th, 2007 at 9:56 am

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by Josh Martin

Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band continued the 2007 Bama Breeze tour with a show from the Waikiki Shell in Honolulu, Hawaii on Thursday night.

The set list included some rare songs like “Cowboy In The Jungle,” “The Tiki Bar Is Open,” “Dukes On Sunday,” and “Back to the Island.”

View the entire set list along with Bamafan’s show notes here. Thanks to bluemountainbear for passing it along.

Did you attend the show? Post your experience and comments on our Discussion Board.

The tour continues October 18th with a special show from The Fillmore in San Francisco, California.

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