Additional Album Artwork:
Back Cover

Inner Sleeve

Inner Sleeve

Inner Sleeve

Inner Sleeve

Inner Sleeve

Inner Sleeve

Chart Peak:

  • #30 – Billboard Pop Chart
Coconut Telegraph



Release Date:

February 1981

Label:

MCA Records


Track List
1. Coconut Telegraph 2:59
2. Incommunicado 3:43
3. It’s My Job 3:12
4. Growing Older But Not Up 3:27
5. The Good Fight 3:30
6. The Weather Is Here, Wish You Were Beautiful 4:11
7. Stars Fell On Alabama 4:17
8. Island 3:59
9. Little Miss Magic 4:05


Jimmy’s Note

This album is dedicated to “All My Reefers”. You know who you are. And especially to Max Crabtree.



Contributing Artists

  • Jimmy Buffett – Vocals and acoustic guitar
  • Barry Chance – Electric guitar
  • Josh Leo – Electric guitar
  • Andy McMahon – Organ, Fender Rhodes
  • Harry Dailey – Bass, vocals
  • Matt Betton – Drums
  • M.L. Benoit – Congas and percussion, vocals
  • Greg “Fingers” Taylor – Harmonica
  • Michael Utley – Organ
  • David Briggs – Piano
  • Mac McAnally – Vocals on “It’s My Job”
  • J.D. Souther – Vocals on “It’s My Job”
  • Dr. Kino Bachellier – Shakers and French
  • Freddie Buffett – Vocals
  • Norbert Putnam – Upright bass
  • Dominic Cortese – Accordion
  • Deborah McColl – Vocals

Album Notes

  • First album to have Mac McAnally’s influence. Also has the first Mac song Jimmy ever recorded: It’s My Job
  • Two singles were released: It’s My Job reached #32 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart and #57 on the Billboard Pop chart, and Stars Fell on Alabama