From Diane: NBC 2 has an segment on Radio Margaritaville: “Web site changing how people listen to music” (includes a video clip of the segment)
In the August 2001 issue of Playboy, in the monthly column titled “men” by Asa Baber (page 39), there is a discussion on the never-ending debate regarding men traditionally making more than women in the working world. Baber closes the article by saying, “The vast majority of men are not fat cats with golden bats. We get laid off. We lose money. Life is not a tire swing, no matter what Jimmy Buffett says.” That’s a pretty obscure song reference for the general public. And, by the way, this proves that we really do buy it just for the articles!
From Gaynor Nevergold: Bill Wharton and the Ingredients are playing at the Muddy Waters Memorial Swamp Boogie and Gumbo Feast in Cocoa, Florida…July 1 from Noon to 8pm. Proceeds will benefit EarthAwarness.org, a non-for-profit organisation dedicated to saving the music, and arts programs for the youth of Brevard County. We would love to have you come hang with the Sauce Boss and boogie in the woods with us!!!!! Check us out at earthawareness.org.
ZSG.com has some information on the Summer Groove fund raiser that is put on by Alonzo Mourning. A list of the events for the weekend end of 7/13 to 7/15 are available. It looks like Jimmy may be be one of the headliners at the “ZSG Mega Groove Concert” that will take place on Friday July 13th at the American Airlines Arena in Miami (his appearance has not been confirmed yet). No details on when tickets will go onsale via TicketMaster.
For those of you Palm Beach County Parrotheads, check out the article in the Palm Beach Post “Krispy mystery solved” about the location of JB’s Krispy Kreme store.
Singer Jimmy Buffett, awarded local franchise rights last year by the famed doughnut chain, will build his first shop on Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard, just west of Interstate 95. For some reason this has been a big secret up until today.