Favorite song from "Son Of A Son Of A Sailor"

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Favorite SOASOAS song

Son Of A Son Of A Sailor
62
30%
Fool Button
2
1%
The Last Line
2
1%
Livingston Saturday Night
15
7%
Cheeseburger In Paradise
5
2%
Coast Of Marsailles
15
7%
Cowboy In the Jungle
52
25%
Manana
39
19%
African Friend
18
9%
 
Total votes: 210

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Favorite song from "Son Of A Son Of A Sailor"

Post by CaptainP »

Tell me your favorite!!!
Tell me why!!!

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Post by GumboPirate »

Coast of Marseilles...loved hearing this live with Fingers at Nissan!
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Post by Wino you know »

I AM a sailor, and I AM the son of a son of a sailor.
So I voted for that one.

Coast of Marseilles hits home for me too-that's where my grandmother left from when she moved to Canada in 1922.

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Post by popcornjack »

Picked Cowboy in the Jungle just cuz I've been listening to it a lot, and the line "I don't want to live on that kind of island/I don't want to swim in a roped off sea" seems eeriely appropriate for my life these days. But SOASOAS is still one of my favorites, "as we ride on the wind our forefathers harnessed before us."
Take me for what I am, a star newly emerging.
I accept the new found man, and I set the twilight reeling.

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Post by CaptainP »

"Cowboy"



The chord progressions get me every time.
You'll catch me playing air piano to this one!!!

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Post by LIPH »

African Friend

I woke up on the steps of a whorehouse ... :lol:
what I really mean . . . I wish you were here

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Post by sonofabeach »

Jimmy paints a great picture on African Friend so I'll go with that one.He puts you right there and you can see it all in your mind. At least I can or maybe it was just the beer.

After that I like Cowboy
"I got to be where the women and water are free" says it all
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Post by Elrod »

I'm Son Of A (Step)Son Of A Sailor. African Friend is a close second.
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Post by pojo »

Everything happens Manana down in KW.
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Post by SMLCHNG »

I love Coast Of Marsailles - but Son Of A Son Of A Sailor is sooo good, too!! :D

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Post by the good fight »

Tough choice but I'll go with Cowboy. Gumbo, do you remember when he played that song at the concert or did you just see the setlist on here the next day :lol: .

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Post by ragtopW »

cowboy... followed by... Friend..

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Post by conched »

Cowboy In the Jungle. It makes me think of parrotheads and things they say about "roll with the punches" and not "swimming in a roped off sea" and other great lines like quack about fishing and smoking cheap cheroots.

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Post by VB for Buffett »

LIPH wrote:African Friend

I woke up on the steps of a whorehouse ... :lol:
I was just listening to that song.
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Post by SchoonerWharf »

VB for Buffett wrote:
LIPH wrote:African Friend

I woke up on the steps of a whorehouse ... :lol:
I was just listening to that song.
As Cowboy In The Jungle is my all time favorite song it gets my vote. there is no line in any song that means more to me than "His original destination is just another story he loves to tell". Its perfect.

As an aside this album was playing in the background during a special "first" for me and my at that time girlfriend now wife. And I swear it took the WHOLE album not just half a song like she claims!
Spending 24/7 in a Key West state of mind......

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Post by the good fight »

SchoonerWharf, that last sentence might honestly be one of the funniest things I have ever read lol. That's hilarious!

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Post by YuppieParrothead »

Manana/African Friend (tie). Son of a Sailor was for many years. However, like all yellow album songs, I routinely skip this one now. African Friend was skipped for years but now is probably a top 20 song for me. Just kinda grew on me.
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Post by ejr »

Cowboy
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Post by lostparrot »

African Friend, oh yeah!

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Post by CaptainP »

Fairly close battle

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