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SON OF A SON OF A SAILOR

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    Inner Sleeve
    Inner Sleeve
    Inner Sleeve
      Released: March 17th, 1978
      Label: ABC Dunhill Records
      Chart Peak: #6 Billboard Country Chart
      Chart Peak: #10 Billboard Pop Chart
        • This album was Jimmy’s shortest to date, containing only nine songs
        • “Cheeseburger In Paradise” peaked at #32 on the Billboard Hot 100 on June 16, 1978
        • “Livingston Saturday Night” peaked at #52 on the Billboard Hot 100 on September 8, 1978
        • “Mañana” peaked at #84 on the Billboard Hot 100 on December 8, 1978



            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 3:19

            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”