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Sean Payton to Interview Jimmy for Saints #HomeTeamTV

April 14th, 2020


Sean Payton, the head coach of the New Orleans Saints, will interview Jimmy Buffett on Wednesday:

New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton interviewed musician, songwriter, author and longtime Saints fan Jimmy Buffett for a piece that will air Wednesday, April 15 at 12:00 p.m. CT on “#HomeTeamTV”, the club’s daily content series for fans during the governmental stay-at-home order.

The Payton-Buffett interview will be part of #HomeTeamTV’s weekly “Wildcard Wednesdays” segment, presented by Entergy. The episode will be available on NewOrleansSaints.com and the Saints app, as well as official Saints social channels.

Payton, the winningest coach in Saints history and Buffett, who has put out 27 top-charting studio albums, New York Times bestselling books, a Broadway play and has made numerous movie and television appearances, while standing the test of time in numerous sold-out world tours, have enjoyed a long friendship. While Buffett was a longtime Saints fan as a native of Pascagoula, Miss. and having grown up in Mobile, Al., he and Payton became familiar in the head coach’s first season in New Orleans, when he guided the Black and Gold to the NFC Championship. That bond has only solidified as the Saints’ fortunes have risen under Payton, with the Saints qualifying for the playoffs eight times, winning six division titles, appearing in three NFC Championships and winning Super Bowl XLIV. Buffett is often a guest on the Saints sidelines at contests at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and has performed the national anthem multiple times.

Payton and Buffett will touch on multiple topics during the interview. Among them, the two will talk about the beginning of their long friendship, the mutual respect and admiration for each other’s professions, the ties between football and music, the Saints’ prospects for the upcoming season, as well as catching up on Buffett’s latest entertainment projects.

You’ll be able to watch at neworleanssaints.com on Wednesday at 12:00pm CT.


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Watch Jimmy’s Emotional Tribute to Bill Withers

April 4th, 2020


Jimmy Buffett’s good friend Bill Withers passed away this week and Jimmy recorded a tribute to him on Instagram. Watch the emotional video below:


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Preview “Down at the Lah De Dah” from Buffett’s New Album

March 28th, 2020


Radio Margaritaville will air the first song off Jimmy Buffett’s upcoming album this weekend. Tune in to hear “Down at the Lah De Dah”!


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An Album Looks at Forty: ‘Volcano’

September 9th, 2019


August marked the 40th anniversary of the release of Jimmy Buffett’s Volcano album, and friend of BuffettWorld Calen Sifferman has put together another episode of An Album Looks at Forty to mark the occasion.

Watch below:

Episode 02 of AN ALBUM LOOKS AT FORTY, a series examining Jimmy Buffett albums. 40 years ago, in August 1979, Buffett released his ninth studio lp, VOLCANO, which includes such favorites as “Fins” and “Boat Drinks”.


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Buffett Sings National Anthem at Saints Game, Drops Mic

January 20th, 2019


Lifelong Saints fan Jimmy Buffett performed the national anthem on Sunday before the NFC Championship game between New Orleans and the Los Angeles Rams. After the anthem, Buffett dropped the mic and walked off.

Watch the full national anthem performance:


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