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Favorite song from "Living & Dying In 3/4 Time"

Polls about Jimmy, his music, etc

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Favorite LADI34T song

Pencil Thin Mustache
17
6%
Come Monday
81
30%
Ringling Ringling
11
4%
Brahma Fear
9
3%
Livingstons Gone To Texas
2
1%
The Wino And I Know
85
31%
West Nashville Grand Ballroom Gown
18
7%
Saxaphones
7
3%
Ballad Of Spider John
22
8%
Gods Own Drunk
20
7%
 
Total votes: 272

CaptainP
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Favorite song from "Living & Dying In 3/4 Time"

Post by CaptainP » July 8, 2007 9:54 am

Tell me your favorite!!!
Tell me why???
These are getting tougher, aren't they?
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Wino you know
God's Own Drunk
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Post by Wino you know » July 8, 2007 9:59 am

Wino you know loves The Wino And I Know.

And yes, they're getting tougher.
Not looking forward to the NEXT one. :wink:

GumboPirate
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Post by GumboPirate » July 8, 2007 10:15 am

Ballad of Spider John for me. Like the story of the song...after all Spider is kind of like a land pirate.
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Conolulu
God's Own Drunk
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Favorite Buffett Song: Back to the beginning "Come Monday"
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Post by Conolulu » July 8, 2007 10:32 am

Always has been...and always will be....

"Come Monday"....for me. 8)

PIA
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Post by PIA » July 8, 2007 10:34 am

i had a hard time choosing between spider john and the wino and i know...

they are two of my favorite songs...
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popcornjack
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Post by popcornjack » July 8, 2007 10:34 am

VERY TOUGH. West Nashville is one of my favorites because he says so much with so few lines, but Wino is just one that has always resonated with me.
Take me for what I am, a star newly emerging.
I accept the new found man, and I set the twilight reeling.

jonesbeach10
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Post by jonesbeach10 » July 8, 2007 11:02 am

As much as I love Come Monday, it's gotta be Wino & I Know. I am just tryin to get by, being quiet and shy, in a world full of pushing and shove...

Sometimes more than others,
we see who and what and where we are,
I'm just a one man band,
With my feet in the sand,
Tonight I just need my guitar

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Post by LIPH » July 8, 2007 11:04 am

I was trying to go with only songs Buffett wrote, but Spider John is such a great song I had to pick that.
what I really mean . . . I wish you were here

CaptainP
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Post by CaptainP » July 8, 2007 11:04 am

I love the melody in "Wino"
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SMLCHNG
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Post by SMLCHNG » July 8, 2007 11:47 am

Come Monday - One of the 'standards' for me.. lots of good memories, and I'll always love this one. :D

pbans
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Post by pbans » July 8, 2007 11:53 am

Ringling, Ringling.....because imagine all the heartache and tears in twenty-seven years of beer.....
Paige in Utah
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Breathe in, breathe out, move on"
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Post by Carolinadreamin' » July 8, 2007 11:56 am

The Wino and I know and Come Monday are my favs...but I chose Wino because that's the one I like to play first when I put this CD on. :D
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Post by pojo » July 8, 2007 12:45 pm

Ballad of Spider John.... don't push your dreams to fast.

Close second West Nashville Grand Ballroom Gown (Boat Drunks fabulous cover!)
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Docktails at 5
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Post by Docktails at 5 » July 8, 2007 1:14 pm

I would love if he ever did West Nashville Grand Ballroom Gowns in concert. It's my second favorite of all time.
Coast Of Carolina

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Post by ragtopW » July 8, 2007 1:48 pm

West Nashville..... the Story is among the very best that Jimmy tells

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Post by conched » July 8, 2007 5:27 pm

Wino and I Know. Title is great, lyrics introspective of the good ole down to earth things in our lives. Percussion and pedal steel give it that country sound. The special percussion sounds...

I'm just tryin' to get by being quiet and shy;

Living my life like a song.

This song also makes me think of New Orleans The Cafe DuMond and Jimmy's mentors and friends there and other places.

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Post by VB for Buffett » July 8, 2007 7:49 pm

A hard one but I will have to go with Spider John
We are the people our parents warned us about.
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Post by SchoonerWharf » July 8, 2007 9:13 pm

ragtopW wrote:West Nashville..... the Story is among the very best that Jimmy tells
Its brilliant songwriting. Short simple and to the point and tells a great story. Love it.

Gods Own Drunk and Ballad of Spider John are my two least favorite songs ever. Rather listen to anything else.
Spending 24/7 in a Key West state of mind......

caly
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Post by caly » July 8, 2007 9:42 pm

Come Monday and Wino are about even for me........but I gave it to Come Monday because it goes back much further for me.

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Post by YuppieParrothead » July 8, 2007 11:48 pm

West Nashville. Barely over Come Monday and Wino. Come Monday introduced me to Jimmy's music and was a favorite for years. Like anything else, hearing a song 5000 times takes some of the luster off of it I guess.
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