Additional Album Artwork:
Back Cover

Inner Sleeve



Chart Peak:

  • #66 – Billboard 200
Floridays



Release Date:

June 1st, 1986

Label:

MCA Records


Track List
1. I Love The Now 5:01
2. Creola 7:03
3. First Look 4:01
4. Meet Me In Memphis 4:52
5. Nobody Speaks To The Captain No More 5:10
6. Floridays 4:55
7. If It All Falls Down 4:55
8. No Plane On Sunday 4:18
9. When The Coast Is Clear 2:59
10. You’ll Never Work In Dis Bidness Again 3:10


Jimmy’s Note

“I have loved many lands…and loved them well,
Changing, chameleon fashion, to the spell
Of each land’s colors; rhythming my heart
To each land’s song; striving to be a part.”

- From the poem “To Florida” from the book, “Floridays” by Don Blanding



Contributing Artists

  • Jimmy Buffett – Acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Reggie Young – Electric guitar
  • Josh Leo – Electric and acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Willie Weeks – Bass
  • Michael Utley – Keyboards
  • Vince Melamed – Keyboards, vocals
  • Matt Betton – Drums
  • Sam Clayton – Congas, vocals
  • Robert Greenidge – Steel drums and timbales
  • Ralph MacDonald – Bongos, congas, tambourine and other percussion
  • Greg “Fingers” Taylor – Harmonica
  • Savannah Jane Buffett – Mini-Conga
  • Tony Concepcion – Horns
  • Ed Calle – Horns
  • Harry Stinson – Vocals
  • Rita Coolidge – Vocals
  • David Lasley – Vocals
  • Cameron Grillo – Vocals
  • Gene Van Buren – Vocals
  • Phyllis Duncan – Vocals
  • Deborah Hall – Vocals
  • Helen Duncan Benard – Vocals

Album Notes

  • Jimmy originally wanted to call the album “Floridaze”
  • Two singles were released: I Love The Now and Creola
  • Jimmy’s daughter Savannah Jane is credited on the album for playing the mini-conga