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Songs We May Never Know By Heart

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With all of the talk about Jimmy performing songs live that he has not done in years, I decided to compile a list of the songs that according to all available information he has recorded but never performed live. The list begins with the album "Down To Earth..." and runs through the most recent studio album "Buffet Hotel". The List also includes a number of songs that Jimmy has recorded for soundtracks and other non Buffett compilations. The numbers to the left of the songs in the list are the CD track numbers for each song.

Here is the list of Songs We May Never Know By Heart:


Down To Earth:
01 The Christian
02 Ellis Dee
03 The Missionary
06 Captain America
07 Ain’t He A Genius
08 Turnabout
09 There’s Nothing Soft About Hard Times
10 I Can’t Be Your Hero Today
11 Truckstop Salvation

High Cumberland Jubilee:
01 Ace
02 Rockefeller Square
03 Bend A Little
04 In The Shelter
05 Death Valley Lives
07 England
08 Travelin’ Clean
09 The Hangout Gang
10 God Don’t Own A Car
11 High Cumberland Jubilee/Comin’ Down Slow

White Spoart Coat:
10 My Lovely Lady

Living and Dying in 3/4 Time:
05 Brand New Country Star

Rancho Deluxe soundtrack:
02 Ridin’ In Style-instrumental
04 Cattle Truckin’-instrumental
05 Countin’ The Cows Ev’ry Day
06 The Wrangler-instrumental
07 Livingston Saturday Night - This version contains different lyrics and instrumentation then the version released on Son of A Son of A Sailor
09 Some Gothic Ranch Action-instrumental
11 Fifteen Gears-Instrumental
12 Can’t Remember When I Slept Last

Havana Daydreamin':
07 Cliches
08 Something so Feminine about A Mandolin

Riddles in The Sand:
02 When The WildlIfe Betrays Me
04 She's Going Out of My Mind
05 Bigger Then the Both of Us
07 Come to the Moon
08 Love in Decline

Lasty Mango in Paris:
01 EveryBody's On The Run
04 Please Bypass This Heart
10 Beyond The End

Summer Rental Soundtrack:
Turning Around

Hot Water:
02 Baby's Gone Shopping
07 Pre You

Off To See The Lizard:
04 Why The Things We Do

Margaritaville Cafe-Late Night Menu:
17 Reggae Accident
20 Souvenirs

Arachnaphobia Soundtrack:
Don't Bug Me

Kermit Unpigged:
06 Mr. Spaceman

Barometer Soup:
04 Remittance Man
06 Blue Heaven Rendezvous
10 Ballad of Skip Wiley

Tennessee Christmas:
08 Christmas in the Caribbean shortened version performed during 1997 Havana DayDreamin' tour however a complete live performance as not happened. Jimmy also performed an acoustic performance of this song on the Today Show however the song has yet to be included an actual Buffett concert.

Margaritaville Cafe - Late Night Gumbo:
02 Goodnight Irene

Banana Wind:
04 Banana Winds
11 Happily Ever After (Now and Then)
12 False Echos
13 TreeTop Flyer

Don't Stop The Carnival:
04 Island Fever
05 Sheila Says
06 Just An Old Truth Teller
07 Henny’s Song
08 Kinja Rules
12 Public Relations Reprise
13 The Handiest Frenchman In The Caribbean
14 Hippolyte’s Habitat (Qui Moun Qui)
15 Who Are We Trying To Fool
16 Fat Person Man
18 Domicile
19 Funeral Dance

Christmas Island:
01 Christmas Island
02 Jingle Bells
03 A Sailors Christmas
04 Happy Xmas (War is Over)
05 Up On The House Top
07 Run Rudloph Run
09 I'll Be Home for Christmas
10 Merry Christmas Alabama

Contact Soundtrack:
Purple People Eater

Music for Our Mother Ocean 2:
17 Trouble on the Horizon

Elmopalooza:
08 Caribbean Amphibian

Beach House on The Moon:
09 Spending Money
11 Lucky Stars
12 I Don't Know and I Don't Care

Sharin' in the Groove -- Celebrating the Music of Phish:
02 Gumbo

Far Side of the World:
08 Altered Boy

Selected Shorts -- Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks
Bar Stool Boogie

License to Chill:
12 Playin' The Loser Again

Thanks and Giving All Year Long:
An Attitude of Gratitude

Hoot Soundtrack:
01 Wondering Where the Lions Are
02 Barefootin'

Hearts in Mind: - Nanci Griffith album released in 2005
09 I Love This Town

Take the Weather With You:
05 Whoop De Doo
11 Wheel Inside the Wheel
12 Silver Wings
13 Breathe In, Breathe Out, Move On
Here We Are -- The album recording was played at several 2006 shows but a full live performance has not yet been done.

Nod to the Storyteller - Nadirah Shakoor album released in 2008
12 When this War is Over

Buffet Hotel:
08 We Learned to Be Cool From you
10 Life Short Call Now
11 Buffet Hotel

Songs from St. Somewhere
02 Einstein Was A Surfer
03 Earl's Dead - Cadillac For Sale
05 Serpentine
10 I'm No Russian
12 The Rocket That Grandpa Rode
13 I Wave Bye Bye
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Re: Songs We May Never Know By Heart

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Nice work! You would think with how much we quote it, that Breathe In would have been played.
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Re: Songs We May Never Know By Heart

Post by smiller »

Somebody had some time on their hands. That must have taken a while to compile.

A couple of questions:

Why did you list Pre You (his worst song ever, yes I said that) under BBBB and not Hot Water?
Why not include Down To Earth, High Cumberland Jubilee and Don't Stop the Carnival, but you included Christmas Island?
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Re: Songs We May Never Know By Heart

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My Lovely Lady is in my top 10 of Buffett songs ever. :lol:

Did you miss Coconut Telegraph?
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smiller wrote:Somebody had some time on their hands. That must have taken a while to compile.

A couple of questions:

Why did you list Pre You (his worst song ever, yes I said that) under BBBB and not Hot Water?
Why not include Down To Earth, High Cumberland Jubilee and Don't Stop the Carnival, but you included Christmas Island?
I forgot that Pre You was on Hot Water so I have fixed that in the list. I also added in Down to Earth, High Cumberland Jubilee, and Don't Stop The Carnival. I originally chose to omit those three because I was focusing on the albums that Jimmy usually picks songs from when performing live. Also I do not consider "Don't Stop the Carnival" to be a studio album as it is more of a complete stage show soundtrack.

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buffettbride wrote:My Lovely Lady is in my top 10 of Buffett songs ever. :lol:

Did you miss Coconut Telegraph?
According to the song lists I used to compile the list Jimmy has in fact performed all of the songs on Coconut Telegraph at one time or another.

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Post by FinsUp6835 »

Brand new country star and cliches are 2 amazing "sleeper" songs. I am glad people don't know them by heart because I like to consider them my gems. :)

Very nice work. I hope you did all that on the beach with a beer in your hand!!!!!

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I'm surprised "Lovely Lady" hasn't been played, great song, would make a terrific choice for 1st song after Jimmy's one song intermission or for final encore. Truly great song. Once again, good work.

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urlcenter wrote:
buffettbride wrote:My Lovely Lady is in my top 10 of Buffett songs ever. :lol:

Did you miss Coconut Telegraph?
According to the song lists I used to compile the list Jimmy has in fact performed all of the songs on Coconut Telegraph at one time or another.
Even Love in the Library?
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I love those songs you all just listed. Cliches' is one of my hubby's favorites and we both like Brand New Country Star..Actually there aren't many of his songs that we don't care for.. sick of, maybe, like Cheeseburger and WDWGDAS.

I even like most of his covers, except he shouldn't do Glory Days..leave that for The Boss IMO.
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buffettbride wrote:
urlcenter wrote:
buffettbride wrote:My Lovely Lady is in my top 10 of Buffett songs ever. :lol:

Did you miss Coconut Telegraph?
According to the song lists I used to compile the list Jimmy has in fact performed all of the songs on Coconut Telegraph at one time or another.
Even Love in the Library?
Wasn't Love in the Library on Fruitcakes?

but it looks like he never performed it live (according to the BN database)
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After Hurricane Irene postponed last year's Bristow show, I was shocked he didn't play Goodnight Irene. I'd have put money on that one.
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You missed "Here We Are" from Take The Weather With You.
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buffettbride wrote:
urlcenter wrote:
buffettbride wrote:My Lovely Lady is in my top 10 of Buffett songs ever. :lol:

Did you miss Coconut Telegraph?
According to the song lists I used to compile the list Jimmy has in fact performed all of the songs on Coconut Telegraph at one time or another.
Even Love in the Library?
Love in the Library was in fact released on Fruitcakes (1994) and is the only song from that album that has not been performed live.

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FunkHouse9 wrote:You missed "Here We Are" from Take The Weather With You.
I added "Here We Are" to the list

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Re: Songs We May Never Know By Heart

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Great list!!

You can cross "Christmas in the Caribbean" off the list. I was at one of the Irvine shows during the Havana Daydreaming Tour. During the Stumpo El Bando segment, a lucky fan requested "Tennessee Christmas" I groaned as I thought it was a waste of a once in a lifetime chance to request an unknown JB song. Jimmy figured out the reference and he and the band played a shortened version of Christmas in the Carri-bean.

I can't believe he has not played "In the Shelter" live. Somebody, must know the answer.

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FruitcakeOnBoard wrote:Great list!!

You can cross "Christmas in the Caribbean" off the list. I was at one of the Irvine shows during the Havana Daydreaming Tour. During the Stumpo El Bando segment, a lucky fan requested "Tennessee Christmas" I groaned as I thought it was a waste of a once in a lifetime chance to request an unknown JB song. Jimmy figured out the reference and he and the band played a shortened version of Christmas in the Carri-bean.

I can't believe he has not played "In the Shelter" live. Somebody, must know the answer.
In the Shelter has three different studio versions released by Jimmy on three different albums; High Cumberland Jubilee, Changes in Attitudes Changes in Latitudes and Meet Me in Margaritaville. Jimmy has in fact performed the versions released on Changes in Attitudes Changes in Latitudes and Meet Me in Margaritaville live on several occasions. However he has not played the original High Cumberland Jubilee version live.

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Terrific list, Urlcenter. [smilie=superkewl.gif]

It is my very personal opinion that the reason a number of these songs have not be done "live" is that they are not appropriate for the audience being entertained. It is very hard for me to imagine Jimmy doing Pre-you (which I think is just about his greatest love song ever - sorry Smiler - just my persoanl preference) in front of 25,000 people at Great Woods. [smilie=nope.gif]

On the other hand, one of my favorite covers is Wheel Inside the Wheel and I would have thought that he would have done that at Jazz Fest many times.

A lot of the songs listed are ballads. Maybe someday if Jimmy slows down a little (god forbid) and performs in smaller venues he will do some of these. There's a lot of really wonderful music listed that deserves to be heard live.
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urlcenter wrote:
FruitcakeOnBoard wrote:Great list!!

You can cross "Christmas in the Caribbean" off the list. I was at one of the Irvine shows during the Havana Daydreaming Tour. During the Stumpo El Bando segment, a lucky fan requested "Tennessee Christmas" I groaned as I thought it was a waste of a once in a lifetime chance to request an unknown JB song. Jimmy figured out the reference and he and the band played a shortened version of Christmas in the Carri-bean.

I can't believe he has not played "In the Shelter" live. Somebody, must know the answer.
In the Shelter has three different studio versions released by Jimmy on three different albums; High Cumberland Jubilee, Changes in Attitudes Changes in Latitudes and Meet Me in Margaritaville. Jimmy has in fact performed the versions released on Changes in Attitudes Changes in Latitudes and Meet Me in Margaritaville live on several occasions. However he has not played the original High Cumberland Jubilee version live.
I know he significantly rearranged the music for the version of the song that appears on Meet Me In Margaritaville by giving it a reggae arrangement but the version on Changes In Atitudes, Changes In Latitudes isn't all that different from the version on High Cumberland Jubilee. If anything it's just beefed up production-wise which goes to show the original was mostly recorded when there wasn't much of a budget.

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Tiki Torches wrote:
urlcenter wrote:
FruitcakeOnBoard wrote:Great list!!

You can cross "Christmas in the Caribbean" off the list. I was at one of the Irvine shows during the Havana Daydreaming Tour. During the Stumpo El Bando segment, a lucky fan requested "Tennessee Christmas" I groaned as I thought it was a waste of a once in a lifetime chance to request an unknown JB song. Jimmy figured out the reference and he and the band played a shortened version of Christmas in the Carri-bean.

I can't believe he has not played "In the Shelter" live. Somebody, must know the answer.
In the Shelter has three different studio versions released by Jimmy on three different albums; High Cumberland Jubilee, Changes in Attitudes Changes in Latitudes and Meet Me in Margaritaville. Jimmy has in fact performed the versions released on Changes in Attitudes Changes in Latitudes and Meet Me in Margaritaville live on several occasions. However he has not played the original High Cumberland Jubilee version live.
I know he significantly rearranged the music for the version of the song that appears on Meet Me In Margaritaville by giving it a reggae arrangement but the version on Changes In Atitudes, Changes In Latitudes isn't all that different from the version on High Cumberland Jubilee. If anything it's just beefed up production-wise which goes to show the original was mostly recorded when there wasn't much of a budget.
The version on Changes in Attitudes Changes in Latitudes is longer with a slightly more upbeat tempo then the original version found on High Cumberland Jubilee

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