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Retirement???

Post by blackbeard6177 »

Someone recently posted that Jimmy is retiring after this tour...Am I a gullible fool or is this true?

(They mentioned something about an announcement on Radio Margaritaville).

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Post by wanderingtoes »

There were no earthquakes reported so I am sure that is not true. Also I think that he would do a farewell, thanks for the memories, and all the money tour.
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blackbeard6177 wrote:Someone recently posted that Jimmy is retiring after this tour...Am I a gullible fool or is this true?

(They mentioned something about an announcement on Radio Margaritaville).
That was out and out BS meant to stir the pot. The fine print from the post is reprinted in bold below.
msu#1 wrote:Radio margaritaville announced his plans to call it quits after this tour, so better grabbed up all the tickets you can and scalp most as they will garner a premium price.

thats what you were looking for right.

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I am so sick of this topic! As far as I can tell, Jimmy has no intentions of retiring. It's clear that he still loves performing. Look at it this way: Retire from what? Playing a manageable number of dates each year? Doing what he loves? As Bobby Bowden used to say, once you retire, there's only one more big event in your life. I think Jimmy will keep doing this as long as he's able. Enough already!

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Post by SeattleParrotHead »

Was this announced on RM 12 days ago?
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You're a gullible fool. Next topic please... [smilie=nod.gif]

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Post by clearlakeparrot »

blackbeard6177 wrote:Someone recently posted that Jimmy is retiring after this tour...Am I a gullible fool or is this true?

(They mentioned something about an announcement on Radio Margaritaville).
Why yes ...yes you are :roll: God gave you a brain use it ;)

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Post by Skibo »

If you go through this forum and look at the posts around this time each year for the past 5 (at least) you will find similiar "is Jimmy retiring" threads. Nothing to worry about. He'll keep touring as long as he sells out and has sponsors. Geritol, Depends and Medicare may be the sponsors but he'll be out there.
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Post by C-Dawg »

If you read Jim Mayers blog, he wrote that Jimmy is giving the band songs to learn for next years tour, so they can rehearse them on their own and be ready when the band gets together to prepare for next years tour.....to me, that sounds like he'll be back next year.
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Ho hum
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Post by TommyBahama »

As i said,i believe , the last tour will be Stadiums ..... so i see no stadiums listed this year , so no retirement...yet!!!!

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TommyBahama wrote:As i said,i believe , the last tour will be Stadiums ..... so i see no stadiums listed this year , so no retirement...yet!!!!
Ha! I agree with Tommy... Stadiums first... then the "Not Quite Yet Tour"... :D

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Post by JollyMon66 »

Unless JB gets sick...I see a two year cycle. First an announcement that "after next year" the 40 year summer job" is coming to an end. That gives him the current and next year to sell big. I see a number of years after that of special scaled down, small, high ticket $ venues. To me that sounds like the biggest bang for his buck but then again...who knows...we are all the last people to tell Jimmy how to make a buck ;)
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Post by FinnsU.P. »

capnbobby wrote:I am so sick of this topic! As far as I can tell, Jimmy has no intentions of retiring. It's clear that he still loves performing. Look at it this way: Retire from what? Playing a manageable number of dates each year? Doing what he loves? As Bobby Bowden used to say, once you retire, there's only one more big event in your life. I think Jimmy will keep doing this as long as he's able. Enough already!

:oops: Sick of it :oops:
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Post by tryin' to reason »

Maybe Jimmy won't get to pick when he retires - well ahead of time.
Maybe "stuff" happens to all of us that drastically change our lives going forward.
Maybe there's absolutely nothing to be gained on speculating when Jimmy will "retire".
(P.S. Maybe Jimmy could retire tomorrow and live quite nicely on his passive income without working another day in his life.)
Maybe we should ALL just live one day at a time and maximize our current enjoyment rather than even try to plan (or speculate on) the future.

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Post by pair8head »

I got too much thinking to do about my own retirement to worry about his.
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Post by SeattleParrotHead »

I want to retire before Jimmy... I plan to follow him around on tour.
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Post by Dezdmona »

I never take anything for granted. I'm thankful to see Jimmy every year, and realize that one year will be the last.
I don't try to predict or anticipate when that will be. Just enjoy the "now" and don't miss anything. ;)
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