Our discussion board has been updated to a newer version. If you have a problem with viewing try clearing your browser's cache and refresh.

Top Ten "Saddest" Buffett songs

Contribute to a Top Ten list

Moderators: SMLCHNG, Saltx3

PCBear
Nibblin' on sponge cake
Posts: 16
Joined: February 10, 2003 10:32 am
Number of Concerts: 0
Location: South Carolina

Post by PCBear » February 12, 2003 12:47 pm

Death of an Unpoplar Poet
Captain and the Kid
Spider John
West Nashville Grand Ballroom Gown
Just to name a few.
Have to add-
He went to Paris and No body speaks to the captain no more
Both great but sad songs.

User avatar
sunseeker
Woman going crazy on Caroline street
Woman going crazy on Caroline street
Posts: 22053
Joined: April 18, 2002 8:00 pm
Favorite Buffett Song: one particular harbour
Number of Concerts: 15
Favorite Boat Drink: mojito
Location: underneath the weight of it all....

Post by sunseeker » February 12, 2003 1:23 pm

False Echos
There's this one particular harbor.....


Image

CAPhinPhan
Nibblin' on sponge cake
Posts: 30
Joined: March 17, 2003 3:13 am
Number of Concerts: 0
Location: I came down from Cincinnati, OH to orange county, CA
Contact:

Post by CAPhinPhan » March 20, 2003 1:33 pm

I have to agree that Steamer is NOT a sad song, it is most certainly romantic though! I love that song.

I think the saddest songs are Remittance Man and The Captain and the Kid.
:cry:
"I came from the North, escaping convention..."

User avatar
WildCard76
Nibblin' on sponge cake
Posts: 31
Joined: March 24, 2003 7:45 pm
Number of Concerts: 0
Location: Knoxville, TN
Contact:

sad song

Post by WildCard76 » March 26, 2003 6:39 pm

I personally think that NOBODY SPEAKS TO THE CAPTAIN, TONIGHT I JUST NEED MY GUITAR, and IF THE PHONE DOESN'T RING
.....don't talk about tomorrow tonight. I love the now.......

User avatar
Duff
License to Chill
Posts: 1194
Joined: May 2, 2001 8:00 pm
Number of Concerts: 0
Location: back home again in Indiana
Contact:

Post by Duff » March 26, 2003 9:25 pm

Definitely "Nobody Speaks to the Captain No More", a sad but gorgeous song.

Pencil Thin (inactive)
Inactive User
Posts: 1402
Joined: February 22, 2003 9:18 pm

Post by Pencil Thin (inactive) » March 26, 2003 10:58 pm

Good call WC76. "Nobody Speaks to the Captain No More" would be one of my top ones as well. :cry:

mjcatl2
I have found me a home
Posts: 139
Joined: August 1, 2003 4:38 pm
Number of Concerts: 8

Post by mjcatl2 » August 2, 2003 10:04 am

Nobody speaks to the caption is excellent as is California Promises (both favorites), but Sending the old man Home is classic Buffett too!

MizzouParrot
Nibblin' on sponge cake
Posts: 34
Joined: August 21, 2003 11:43 pm
Number of Concerts: 0
Location: Grand Cayman

Post by MizzouParrot » September 28, 2003 8:49 pm

Semi true story
From under my lone palm...at the lake of the ozarks

User avatar
HS42Carver
Southeast of disorder
Posts: 54
Joined: June 4, 2003 7:25 pm
Number of Concerts: 0
Location: Sandusky Ohio!
Contact:

Post by HS42Carver » October 7, 2003 7:48 am

Saddest Buffett songs...hmmm

10.) Love in the Library
9.) Captain and the Kid
8.) Beach house on the Moon
7.) Come to the Moon
6.) Pirate looks at 40 :pirate:
5.) Remittance Man
4.) Someday I will
3.) Tin Cup Chalice
2.) Why don't we get drunk and screw......THATS SAD!!!! HAHAHAHAHAHA
1.) False Echos :cry: :cry:

HS :cry:
A bad day on vacation is better than a good day at work!!!!!!

Steve Seiler
Nibblin' on sponge cake
Posts: 45
Joined: July 22, 2004 2:59 pm

Post by Steve Seiler » August 20, 2004 3:54 pm

From the Floridays CD, Nobody Speaks To the Captain No More :(
Steve Seiler

Jackfins77
Nibblin' on sponge cake
Posts: 7
Joined: March 16, 2005 11:51 am
Number of Concerts: 0
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Contact:

Post by Jackfins77 » March 16, 2005 12:02 pm

1. He went to Paris
2. Survive
3. Ballad of Spider John
4. False Echoes
5. Survive
6. Coast of Marseilles
7. Nobody Speaks to the Captain No More
8. Pacing the Cage
9. African Friend
10. Twelve Volt Man
Ryan

Redleg Parrothead
Nibblin' on sponge cake
Posts: 33
Joined: April 18, 2006 1:48 pm
Favorite Buffett Song: Livingston Saturday Night
Number of Concerts: 16
Favorite Boat Drink: Rum and coconut water
Location: Port of Indecision

Saddest song

Post by Redleg Parrothead » April 29, 2008 11:06 pm

All mentioned fit the catagory well; but I'll say "A Pirate Looks at 40" [smilie=asa.gif]
"Wrote a note said 'be back in a minute' Bought a boat and I sailed off in it."

CrimsonParrot
Newbie
Posts: 1
Joined: May 12, 2008 9:15 pm

Saddest Songs

Post by CrimsonParrot » May 12, 2008 9:28 pm

Here's Ten:


Nobody Speaks To The Captain Nomore
West Nashville Ballroom Gowns
In the Shelter
He Went To Paris
Remittance Man
If the Phone Doesn't Ring...It's Me
Please Bypass This Heart
Sea of Heartbreak
Why You Wanna Hurt My Heart?
No Woman No Cry

User avatar
Barefoot Gypsy
License to Chill
Posts: 1296
Joined: March 9, 2008 1:16 am
Favorite Buffett Song: Really?! That's like picking a fave child...too hard to pick one.
Number of Concerts: 21
Favorite Boat Drink: Purple Rain...anything with tequila or rum!
Location: Way TOO far from a beach with my feet in the sand!

Re: Top Ten "Saddest" Buffett songs

Post by Barefoot Gypsy » February 19, 2009 1:56 am

"Pirate Looks at 40"
"Tonight I Just Need My Guitar"
"Pacing the Cage"
"Manana"
"Oysters and Pearls"
"Captain and the Kid"
'Sending the Old Man Home"
"If the Phone Doesn't Ring, It's Me"
"Last Mango In Paris"
'Cowboy in the Jungle"

all make me cry......
"Barefoot children in the rain
Got no need to explain"

'Music is a moral law- it gives wings to the mind, A soul to the universe, Flight to the imagination, A charm to sadness, A life to everything.' - Plato

Utvolzac
Nibblin' on sponge cake
Posts: 35
Joined: March 29, 2011 8:03 am
Favorite Buffett Song: A Pirate Looks at 40.
Number of Concerts: 15
Favorite Boat Drink: Rum & Coke
Location: Harrisburg, PA

Re: Top Ten "Saddest" Buffett songs

Post by Utvolzac » October 22, 2012 2:39 pm

My favorite sad Buffett songs:
1. A pirate looks at 40
2. Trying to Reason w/ Hurricane season
3. He went to Paris
4. False Echoes
5. Changing Channels
6. I heard i was in town
7. Pacing the cage
8. Captain and the Kid
9. When the coast is clear
10. Death of an unpopular poet

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest