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Buffett Caption Contest

posted July 8th, 2009 at 6:37 pm

by Josh Martin

Time for another Jimmy Buffett Caption Contest! Take a look at the image below and make up your own caption for it:

Post your caption in the comments section of this post.

In a few days we’ll take a few of our favorite captions and put them in a poll for everyone to vote on their favorite.

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Article on Buffett’s New Album

posted July 8th, 2009 at 4:32 pm

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by Josh Martin

We’ve told you that a new Jimmy Buffett album is in the works. The Examiner has an article on the upcoming release:

When Jimmy Buffett says it’s always five o’clock somewhere, you better believe he means it. In fact, he traveled all the way to Timbuktu to have happy hour with a group of nomadic Tuareg musicians at the Festival in the Desert, an annual gathering in Africa.

It was here that he gained inspiration to start writing, which would end up becoming his newest album that is slated for release by the end of the year. Buffett hasn’t had a new album since 2006, and says that the reason for this new burst of creative energy is because his trek to Africa was one of the best musical experiences of his life. This inspiration is paired up with his point of view on the current recession, intertwining his usual upbeat outlook with some satire and sarcasm.

For example, the two most popular new songs are “A Lot To Drink About”, (which has lyrics about Madoff taking off with money) and “Surfing in a Hurricane”. The names describe the current economical state perfectly, and Buffett feels it’s the perfect way to appeal to his long-standing loyal fans.

Read the full article here.

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Buffett Performs Across the Pond (Updated)

posted July 5th, 2009 at 11:50 pm

by Josh Martin

Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band performed on Sunday at the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire in London, England. Below is a video of Buffett singing A Pirate Looks at Forty at the show:

View the set list from the show here (thanks to Lonepalm Pete).

Did you attend the show? Please post your experience on our discussion board.

Jimmy Buffett will play a second European show in September at La Cigale in Paris. View the full tour schedule here.

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Update – IrishParrot posted some more details of the show on our forum.

Buffett played some of his European tunes like “He Went To Paris”, “Yellow Submarine”, and “Werewolves of London”. He mentioned during the show that he had been at Wimbledon earlier in the day and that he promised to come back again next year.

Read the full review on our forum.

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Buffett and Parrotheads Referenced on “The Daily Show”

posted July 1st, 2009 at 11:18 pm

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by Josh Martin

On Wednesday night’s “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central, Jon Stewart referenced Jimmy Buffett concerts and Parrrotheads in an interview with Justin Fox, author of “The Myth of the Rational Market”. They were discussing the financial markets and the herd mentality of those working in the markets:

Fox: A lot of times it’s actually lots of really rational, smart people all working together in vast herds…

Stewart: …become delusional

Fox: Yea

Stewart: It’s like a Jimmy Buffett concert.

Fox: I’ve never been, but ok.

Stewart: You meet the people individually… very nice, but you get them all together and they put on the parrot hats and you’re like “I’m not investing with you idiots”.

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