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My Barracuda
Written by: Jimmy Buffett/Michael Utley/Russell Kunkel/Steve Cropper
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett

Originally from the Album: Hot Water (1988)

Jimmy’s Notes:
Beauty is always in the eye of the beholder. A sleeping bag under a bridge by a canal is still waterfront property.

Lyrics:
Well I saw this couple
Just the other day
Livin' under a bridge
In a homeless way

Like a million others
All over this land
Livin' day to day
Without a master plan

In this unforgiving world
There ain't no doubt
It will chew you up
And it will spit you out
She calls him barracuda
My barracuda

She used to work in the circus
A real high wire act
He was a lion tamer
Up until the attack

He came without instructions
Then he came unglued
Now he's just a monster
in a human suit
She calls him barracuda
My barracuda

She still can't figure out
What she's doin' down here
Ans she don't know
If he loves her or not

He may be a barracuda
But he's the only lover she's got
Barracuda

Shows Played At:
07-06-1988: Maritime Pier – New York, NY
07-04-1988: Kings Dominion – Doswell, VA
06-29-1988: The Dell – Philadelphia, PA
02-23-1988: Houston Livestock and Rodeo – Houston, TX
02-11-1988: Leon County Civic Center – Tallahassee, FL
02-05-1988: Chapel Hill – Chapel Hill, NC
Number of Shows: 6