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Only Time Will Tell
Written by: Jimmy Buffett/Roger Guth/Russ Kunkel/Peter Mayer/Jim Mayer
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett

Originally from the Album: Banana Wind (1996)

Lyrics:
Scales and clocks just can't be trusted
Keys and locks are destined to be busted
Metaphors were never made for keeping score
And I'm feeling for the sound of time

Is it the answer or just a suggestion
Is love what we truly want or merely a protection
Is this music made to last or crumble like a shell
Is there heaven here on earth or is this really hell?

(Chorus):
Only time will tell if I am right or I am wrong
Only time will tell, is there a message in this song?
Will it ever make sense, will it ever ring a bell?
Only time will tell.

Are we destined to be ruled by a bunch of old white men
Who compare the world to football and are programmed to defend
I'd like to try a princess or a non-terrestrial
Who is neither boat nor bashful
Is there really such a girl

Chorus
Only time will tell,….

I woke up this morning feeling absolutely grand
For nearly half a century I've been singing in a band
I'd like to think Ill make it to two thousand and one
Will the party be at my house?
God, I wonder who will come…

Shows Played At:
04-06-2018: North Charleston Coliseum – Charleston, SC
07-06-2017: Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – St Louis, MO
06-04-2016: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX
06-02-2016: Infinite Energy Arena – Duluth, GA
05-31-2016: The Wharf Amphitheatre – Orange Beach, AL
05-26-2016: Ascend Amphitheatre – Nashville, TN
05-23-2016: Austin City Limits Live – Austin, TX
04-16-2015: Amway Arena – Orlando, FL
07-21-2014: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
06-26-2014: Klipsch Music Center – Noblesville, IN
05-31-2014: Austin360 Amphitheater – Austin, TX
05-27-2014: Chastain Park Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
05-24-2014: Farm Bureau Live – Virginia Beach, VA
06-22-2010: DTE Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
06-19-2010: Comcast Center – Mansfield, MA
08-24-2008: Boardwalk Hall – Atlantic City, NJ
07-26-2008: Toyota Park – Bridgeview, IL
09-29-2007: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
09-08-2007: Gillette Stadium – Foxboro, MA
09-02-2007: Gillette Stadium – Foxboro, MA
10-20-2005: Fillmore Auditorium – San Francisco, CA
11-23-2004: TD Waterhouse Centre – Orlando, FL
10-23-2004: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
07-10-2004: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
07-06-2004: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
07-03-2004: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
06-29-2004: Tweeter Center Philadelphia – Camden, NJ
05-18-2004: Pepsi Arena – Denver, CO
05-01-2004: Office Depot Center – Sunrise, FL
04-29-2004: Colonial Center – Columbia, SC
04-27-2004: RBC Center – Raleigh, NC
04-24-2004: Charlotte Coliseum – Charlotte, NC
04-22-2004: St Pete Times Forum – Tampa, FL
04-16-2004: The Breakers – Palm Beach, FL
03-21-2002: Dukes Waikiki Restaurant – Waikiki Beach, HI
02-23-2002: Margaritaville Cafe – Ocho Rios,
02-20-2002: TD Waterhouse Centre – Orlando, FL
02-18-2002: Ice Palace – Tampa, FL
02-16-2002: National Car Rental Center – Ft Lauderdale, FL
02-14-2002: Leon County Civic Center – Tallahassee, FL
11-16-2001: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
11-14-2001: OSU Value Center Arena – Columbus, OH
11-12-2001: The Palace of Auburn Hills – Auburn Hills, MI
11-10-2001: Target Center – Minneapolis, MN
11-07-2001: Jefferson County Coliseum – Birmingham, AL
11-05-2001: Philips Arena – Atlanta, GA
09-29-2001: Tweeter Center Chicago – Tinley Park, IL
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
08-30-2001: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
08-27-2001: Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, OH
06-05-2001: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
06-02-2001: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
05-31-2001: Fiddlers Green – Denver, CO
05-28-2001: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
05-26-2001: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
05-24-2001: Coors Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
05-22-2001: Desert Sky Pavilion – Phoenix, AZ
11-04-2000: Guild Hall – East Hampton, NY
11-06-1999: Le Select 50th Anniversay Show – Gustavia,
11-25-1998: Stephen Talkhouse – Amagansett, NY
11-07-1998: Margaritaville Street Festival – Key West, FL
05-03-1997: Sandstone Amphitheatre – Kansas City, KS
05-02-1997: Riverport Amphitheatre – St Louis, MO
02-22-1997: Coral Sky Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
10-09-1996: Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
10-05-1996: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
09-29-1996: The Gorge – George, WA
09-20-1996: Starplex Amphitheatre – Dallas, TX
08-22-1996: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
08-16-1996: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
08-09-1996: Continental Airlines Arena – East Rutherford, NJ
08-06-1996: Walnut Creek Pavilion – Raleigh, NC
08-02-1996: Star Lake Amphitheatre – Burgettstown, PA
06-22-1996: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
06-20-1996: Blockbuster Pavilion – Charlotte, NC
06-18-1996: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
06-17-1996: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
06-15-1996: Buckeye Lake – Columbus, OH
06-14-1996: Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, OH
06-01-1996: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
05-30-1996: Pine Knob Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
05-29-1996: Molson Amphitheatre – Toronto,
04-20-1996: Kravis Center – West Palm Beach, FL
Number of Shows: 88