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From Under My Lone Palm: Country Cookin’

posted August 31st, 2009 at 9:44 am

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by Josh Martin

Time again for the monthly column by BuffettWorld contributor Justin. In this month’s From Under My Lone Palm, he chronicles an interview with Country Cookin’ that occurred at an important time in Buffett’s career:

For this month’s piece I had to look deep into my archives. I admit I had several other ideas for things I wanted to tell you all about, but those just didn’t get finished for this time around. But there’s always next time. Anyway, this month we are gonna go back to the early seventies again. Looking back, how could anyone not love this time in music? Below you will find a transcript of an interview Jimmy did with Lee Arnold for the Country Cookin’ radio show. This interview took place immediately after Jimmy’s performance at Willie Nelson’s second annual picnic on July 4, 1974, at the Texas World Speedway.

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Summerzcool moves to Wisconsin

posted August 30th, 2009 at 7:17 pm

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by Josh Martin

The show was back on the road tonight as Jimmy and the band continued the August Session of the Summerzcool Tour with a show in East Troy, Wisconsin.

The set list was primarily the same as recent shows with the exception of a few songs. “Coconut Telegraph” made another appearance in the second spot. The second set also moved around a little, as Glen Worf helped out on bass for a few songs. For the final encore, Jimmy played “Growing Older But Not Up,” for the first time since October 18, 2008 in Las Vegas.

View the entire set list here.

Did you attend the show? Share your thoughts on our Discussion Board or post your photos in our Photo Gallery.

The 2009 Summerzcool Tour continues Thursday with the first of two shows in Bristow, VA. There’s still plenty of time to get your tickets now!


Tagged in Coral Reefers, Radio Margaritaville, Tour Dates, Touring



Summerzcool moves to Jones Beach

posted August 26th, 2009 at 9:51 pm

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by Josh Martin

The show was back on the road tonight as Jimmy and the band continued the August Session of the Summerzcool Tour with a show in Wantagh, New York.

The set featured a unique song tonight as the long island special “The Weather is Here, Wish You Were Beautiful” was added to the second set. The song was last played September 6, 2008 in Mansfield, MA.

View the entire set list here.

Did you attend the show? Share your thoughts on our Discussion Board or post your photos in our Photo Gallery.

The 2009 Summerzcool Tour continues Saturday with a show in East Troy, Wisconsin. There’s still plenty of time to get your tickets now!


Tagged in Concerts, Coral Reefers, Radio Margaritaville, Tour Dates, Touring



Summerzcool moves to the Jersey Shore

posted August 23rd, 2009 at 10:01 pm

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by Josh Martin

The show was back on the road tonight as Jimmy and the band continued the August Session of the Summerzcool Tour with a show in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The set featured a few returning songs tonight as “Coconut Telegraph” jumped into the second spot for it’s second performance on the tour. Early tour favorite “Rhumba Man” was also brought back in the second set.

View the entire set list here.

Did you attend the show? Share your thoughts on our Discussion Board or post your photos in our Photo Gallery.

The 2009 Summerzcool Tour continues Wednesday with a show in Wantagh, New York. There’s still plenty of time to get your tickets now!


Tagged in Concerts, Coral Reefers, Tour Dates, Touring



Buffett to Perform at Cronkite Memorial

posted August 17th, 2009 at 3:13 pm

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by Josh Martin

A memorial service will be held next month in Manhattan for legendary CBS anchorman Walter Cronkite and Jimmy Buffett, a close friend of Cronkite, will perform:

President Obama has been invited to eulogize Walter Cronkite, the legendary CBS News anchorman, at a memorial service in Manhattan next month, network sources said.

Former President Bill Clinton has accepted an invitation to speak at the service, to be held at Lincoln Center at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 9.

Also speaking at the service will be Katie Couric, anchor and managing editor of the “CBS Evening News”; Sean McManus, president of CBS News and Sports; and Leslie Moonves, CBS Corp.’s president and chief executive officer.

Performances are scheduled by Jimmy Buffett and Mickey Hart, who was a Grateful Dead drummer.

Read the full article here.


Tagged in Personal/Family, Special Appearances



Summerzcool comes back to Illinois

posted August 16th, 2009 at 11:58 am

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by Josh Martin

The show was back on the road tonight as Jimmy and the band continued the August Session of the Summerzcool Tour with another show in Bridgeview, Illinois.

The set list was primarily the same as recent shows with the exception of a few songs. “Nobody from Nowhere” moved “Stars on the Water” out of the second slot for just the second time on tour. For the final encore, Jimmy played “Tryin’ to Reason with Hurricane Season,” adding a verse of “Banana Republics” into the middle of the song for Steve Goodman.

View the entire set list Discussion Board or post your photos in our Photo Gallery.

The 2009 Summerzcool Tour continues next Sunday with a show in Atlantic City, NJ There’s still plenty of time to get your tickets now!


Tagged in Concerts, Coral Reefers, In The News, Radio Margaritaville, Tour Dates, Touring



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