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Ragtop Day
Written by: Jimmy Buffett, Will Jennings & Michael Utley
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett

Originally from the Album: Riddles In The Sand (1984)
Additional Discography:
Slugger’s Wife (Soundtrack) (1985)

Live by the Bay (1986)
Boats, Beaches, Bars & Ballads (1992)

Jimmy’s Notes:
My mother was thought to be a little crazy by our neighbors when she bought a gold Ford Fairlane convertible instead of the standard housewife station wagon. I loved it. It started my convertible “thing” which still infects me. I’ve owned a long list of convertibles since that one, and I just don’t think cars look right with tops on them.

Lyrics:
The five o'clock Friday blows
I let it go
I got to let it go
I put on my weekend clothes
Turn on the rock n' roll

Throw all our cares away
It's a ragtop day
It's a ragtop day

Classy little white and red turns everybody's head
My baby meets me at the Five and Dime
She's always right on time

We roll all our cares away
It's a ragtop day
It's a ragtop day

Cruise across the county line
A little dance and dine
A drive in picture show
And when the midnight's comin' down
We're headin' back to town
She lets her lovin' show

Feels like we're the only ones to see the morning sun
Sleepin' thru the afternoon and risin' with the moon
Oh don't the stars look bright
It's a ragtop day
It's a ragtop day
We'll throw all our cares away
I live for that ragtop day

Shows Played At:
08-18-2016: Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion – Bangor, ME
04-23-2016: PNC Music Pavilion – Charlotte, NC
04-21-2016: Walnut Creek Pavilion – Raleigh, NC
04-19-2016: Oak Mountain Amphitheater – Birmingham, AL
04-16-2016: Veterans United Amphitheater – Virginia Beach, VA
11-14-2015: Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort – Hollywood, FL
10-22-2015: Hollywood Bowl – Los Angeles, CA
10-20-2015: Isleta Amphitheater – Albuquerque, NM
10-17-2015: MGM Grand Arena – Las Vegas, NV
10-15-2015: Santa Barbara Bowl – Santa Barbara, CA
09-27-2015: La Cigale – Paris,
08-20-2015: Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ
08-18-2015: Nikon at Jones Beach – Wantagh, NY
08-15-2015: Xfinity Center – Mansfield, MA
08-13-2015: First Niagara Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
06-27-2015: First Midwest Bank Amphitheater – Chicago, IL
06-25-2015: West Riverfront Park – Detroit, MI
06-23-2015: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
06-20-2015: Jiffy Lube Live – Bristow, VA
06-06-2015: Sprint Center – Kansas City, MO
06-04-2015: Hollywood Casino Amphitheater – St. Louis, MO
06-02-2015: Gwinnett Center – Duluth, GA
05-30-2015: Toyota Stadium – Frisco, TX
05-28-2015: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX
04-18-2015: MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre – Tampa Bay, FL
07-23-2011: Toyota Park – Bridgeview, IL
07-21-2011: DTE Muic Theatre – Clarkston, MI
07-16-2011: Molson Amphitheatre – Toronto,
06-25-2011: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
06-23-2011: Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ
06-21-2011: First Niagara Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
10-18-2008: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-16-2008: Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
09-01-2008: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
09-04-2005: Wrigley Field – Chicago, IL
08-31-2005: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
08-27-2005: Citizens Bank Park – Philadelphia, PA
06-20-2005: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
06-17-2005: Mohegan Sun Arena – Uncasville, CT
04-12-2005: Cricket Pavilion – Phoenix, AZ
04-09-2005: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
04-07-2005: Arrowhead Pond – Anaheim, CA
04-05-2005: Santa Barbara Bowl – Santa Barbara, CA
02-26-2005: Ford Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
02-23-2005: Charlotte Coliseum – Charlotte, NC
02-21-2005: Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena – Jacksonville, FL
02-19-2005: Office Depot Center – Sunrise, FL
02-17-2005: Colonial Center – Columbia, SC
11-05-2001: Philips Arena – Atlanta, GA
09-27-2001: Tweeter Center Chicago – Tinley Park, IL
09-25-2001: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
09-08-2001: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
09-06-2001: Tweeter Center Philadelphia – Camden, NJ
09-04-2001: Post Gazette Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
09-01-2001: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
05-28-2001: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
05-22-2001: Desert Sky Pavilion – Phoenix, AZ
08-31-2000: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
08-24-2000: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
08-22-2000: Alltel Pavilion – Raleigh, NC
08-19-2000: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-31-2000: Southampton College – Southampton, NY
07-29-2000: New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL
07-27-2000: New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL
07-25-2000: Polaris Amphitheatre – Columbus, OH
07-22-2000: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
07-20-2000: Deer Creek Music Center – Noblesville, IN
12-08-1998: Orlando Arena – Orlando, FL
12-04-1998: Coral Sky Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
02-19-1998: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
02-17-1998: The Palace of Auburn Hills – Auburn Hills, MI
02-16-1998: The Palace of Auburn Hills – Auburn Hills, MI
02-14-1998: Charlotte Coliseum – Charlotte, NC
02-11-1998: Thompson Boling Arena – Knoxville, TN
02-09-1998: Ice Palace – Tampa, FL
02-07-1998: Coral Sky Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
02-06-1998: Coral Sky Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
10-26-1997: Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
10-25-1997: Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
10-23-1997: Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
10-21-1997: Desert Sky Pavilion – Phoenix, AZ
10-18-1997: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-17-1997: Hollywood Bowl – Los Angeles, CA
08-31-1997: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-30-1997: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-28-1997: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-27-1997: The Meadows – Hartford, CT
08-23-1997: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
08-22-1997: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
08-20-1997: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
08-16-1997: Star Lake Amphitheatre – Burgettstown, PA
08-15-1997: Star Lake Amphitheatre – Burgettstown, PA
08-12-1997: E Center – Camden, NJ
08-09-1997: Pine Knob Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
08-08-1997: Polaris Amphitheatre – Columbus, OH
07-06-1997: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
07-05-1997: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
07-03-1997: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-02-1997: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
06-28-1997: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
06-27-1997: Deer Creek Music Center – Noblesville, IN
06-25-1997: Deer Creek Music Center – Noblesville, IN
06-24-1997: Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, OH
06-21-1997: New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-20-1997: New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-17-1997: Walnut Creek Pavilion – Raleigh, NC
06-16-1997: Walnut Creek Pavilion – Raleigh, NC
06-14-1997: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
06-13-1997: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
06-11-1997: GTE Amphitheatre – Virginia Beach, VA
09-30-1994: Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
09-27-1994: Fiddlers Green – Denver, CO
09-23-1994: Starplex Amphitheatre – Dallas, TX
07-26-1994: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
06-03-1994: Walnut Creek Pavilion – Raleigh, NC
11-16-1986: OConnell Center – Gainesville, FL
08-12-1986: Six Flags Over Texas – Arlington, TX
08-27-1985: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
07-10-1985: Portland Civic Center – Portland, ME
Number of Shows: 119