Additional Album Artwork:
Back Cover

Gatefold

Inner


Living And Dying In
3/4 Time



Release Date:

February 5, 1974

Label:

ABC Dunhill Records


Track List
1. Pencil Thin Mustache 2:53
2. Come Monday 3:11
3. Ringling, Ringling 2:36
4. Brahma Fear 4:11
5. Brand New Country Star 2:46
6. Livingston’s Gone To Texas 3:31
7. The Wino And I Know 3:05
8. West Nashville Grand Ballroom Gown 2:40
9. Saxophones 3:22
10. Ballad Of Spider John 4:31
11. God’s Own Drunk 6:21




Contributing Artists

  • Jimmy Buffett – Acoustic Guitar
  • Reggie Young – Electric Guitar
  • Lanny Fiel – Acoustic, Electric and Slide Guitar
  • Doyle Grisham – Pedal Steel Guitar
  • Tommy Cogbill – Bass
  • Mike Utley – Keyboards
  • Sammy Creason – Drums and Bodyguard
  • Greg “Fingers” Taylor – Harmonica
  • Ferrel Morris – Congas, Vibes and other little goodies
  • Don Gant, Buzz Carson, Bergen White – Background Vocals
  • Strings and Horns arranged by Bergen White
  • Horns on “Saxophones” by Billy Puett
  • Recording Engineer – David McKinley
  • Mastering Engineer – Bob Swoell
  • Mix Engineer – Tommy Semmes
  • Cover Photography – Guy De la Valdene
  • Shark Photography – Gil Drake
  • Painting “Living and Dying in 3/4 Time” – Rick Bibby

Album Notes

  • Recorded October 1973 at Woodland Sound Studio Nashville, Tennessee
  • Music Videos for “Pencil Thin Mustache” and “Come Monday” were shot for the short film “Introducing Jimmy Buffett.”
  • The album’s version of “God’s Own Drunk” was recorded the same day that Jimmy had a infamous clash with Tennessee Sheriff Burford Pusser. For more on this story, click here.