Additional Album Artwork:
Back Cover

Inner Sleeve

Inner Sleeve

Inner Sleeve

Chart Peak:

  • #6 – Billboard Country Chart
  • #10 – Billboard Pop Chart
Son Of A Son Of A Sailor



Release Date:

March 17th, 1978

Label:

ABC Dunhill Records


Track List
1. Son Of A Son Of A Sailor 3:26
2. Fool Button 2:49
3. The Last Line 3:39
4. Livingston Saturday Night 3:12
5. Cheeseburger In Paradise 2:56
6. Coast Of Marseilles 5:02
7. Cowboy In The Jungle 5:09
8. Mañana 4:16
9. African Friend 2:19


Jimmy’s Note

This album is dedicated to Juan Cadiz, Save the Whales, Save the Earth, Support Greenpeace. – J.W.B aboard the Euphoria II, Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas. January 18, 1978



Contributing Artists

  • Jimmy Buffett – Acoustic guitar and vocals
  • Tim Krekel – Guitar
  • Harry Dailey – Bass
  • Jay Spell – Piano
  • Michael Utley – Organ
  • Kenneth Buttrey – Drums and percussion
  • Greg “Fingers” Taylor – Harmonica
  • Ferrell Morris – Percussion and marimba
  • Harvey Thompson – Tenor sax solo on “The Last Line”
  • The Muscle Shoals Horns – Horns on “Livingston Saturday Night”
  • The Sid Sharp Strings – Strings on “Coast of Marseilles”
  • Billy Puett – Recorders and bass flute on “African Friend”
  • Steve Goodman – Background vocals on “Son of a Son of a Sailor”
  • Deborah McColl – Background vocals
  • Larry Lee – Background vocals on “Fool Button” and “Coast of Marseilles”
  • Penny Nichols – Background vocals on “The Last Line”, “Cheeseburger in Paradise” and “Coast of Marseilles”
  • Lea Jane Berinati – Background vocals on “Cheeseburger in Paradise”
  • Janie Fricke – Background vocals on “Cheeseburger in Paradise”
  • Ginger Holladay – Background vocals on “Cheeseburger in Paradise”

Album Notes

  • This album was Jimmy’s shortest to date, containing only nine songs