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Cool for Cats Friday: Boats Beaches Bars and Ballads

September 16th, 2011
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Here’s a sneak preview of what I write about in this weeks Freedom of Music. Bottom line thesis, there’s more to Jimmy Buffet than Margaritaville and drunk fans.

Ballad: False Echoes, a song about his father, who was suffering from Alzheimer’s at the time he wrote it.

Boats: This is a gorgeous song, one of my all time favourites and Discover Boatings #1 boating song.

Beach: the beach Buffet called home for a long time was the Florida Keys, and what better way to celebrate the keys but Lauren Becall, just because she made the movie Key Largo a must watch movie:

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Bars: since we’re on the subject of Bogie movies, “of all the gin joints, in all the towns…”

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Was there ever a more beautiful woman than Ingrid Bergman?

Of course, we can’t finish a Jimmy Buffet post without his most known beach and bar song, Margaritaville, at my favourite beach, Manhattan:


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