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Jamaica Mistaica
Written by: Jimmy Buffett/Roger Guth/Russ Kunkel/Peter Mayer/Jim Mayer
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett

Originally from the Album: Banana Wind (1996)

Lyrics:
Some folks say that I've got the perfect life
Three swell kids, lots of toys and a lovely wife
I fly, I sail, I throw caution to the wind
Drift like a stratus cloud above the Caribbean

But every now and then, the dragons come to call
Just when you least expect it you'll be dodgin' cannonballs
I've seen too much not to stay in touch
With a world full of love and luck
I've got a big suspicion 'bout ammunition
I never forget to duck

(Chorus):
Come back, come back back to Jamaica
Don't chu know we made a big mistaica
We'd be so sad if you told us good-bye
And we promise not to shoot you out of the sky

It was a beautiful day, the kind you want to toast
We were tree top flyin' movin' west along the coast
Then we landed in the water, just about my favorite thrill
When some asshole started firing as we taxied to Negril

Just about to lose my temper as I endeavored to explain
We had only come for chicken we were not a ganja plane
Well, you should have seen their faces when they finally realized
We were not some coked up cowboy sporting guns and alibis

(Chorus)

They shot from the lighthouse, they shot from highway
They shot from the top of the cliff, they had all gone haywire
We're catchin' fire, and there wasn't even a spliff !

[Alternative:
They shot from the highway, they shot from the lighthouse
They shot from the top of the cliff
We're catchin' fire, ain't no one gettin' higher
And there wasn't even a spliff !
]

[I don't think!]

Well, the word got out all over the island
Friends, strangers, they were all apologizin'
Some thought me crazy foe being way too nice
But it's just another shitty day in paradise

(Chorus)

Shows Played At:
09-26-2018: La Cigale – Paris,
07-07-2018: KeyBank Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
06-30-2018: Target Field – Minneapolis, MN
06-28-2018: Coors Field – Denver, CO
04-21-2018: Hard Rock Stadium – Miami, FL
10-21-2017: Mattress Firm Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
10-19-2017: Bill Graham Civic Auditorium – San Francisco, CA
10-15-2017: Matthew Knight Arena – Eugene, OR
09-22-2017: La Cigale – Paris,
08-19-2017: Xfinity Center – Mansfield, MA
08-17-2017: BB&T Pavilion – Camden, NJ
08-15-2017: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
07-15-2017: Wrigley Field – Chicago, IL
07-11-2017: DTE Energy Music Theatre – Detroit, MI
07-08-2017: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
06-10-2017: Toyota Stadium – Frisco, TX
06-08-2017: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX
06-06-2017: The Amphitheater at the Wharf – Orange Beach, AL
06-03-2017: MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
05-20-2017: Jiffy Lube Live – Bristow, VA
05-18-2017: Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheatre – Virginia Beach, VA
05-16-2017: Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
05-13-2017: Amway Center – Orlando, FL
05-11-2017: Volvo Stadium on Daniel Island – Charleston, SC
06-04-2015: Hollywood Casino Amphitheater – St. Louis, MO
10-25-2014: MGM Grand Garden Arena – Las Vegas, NV
10-21-2014: The Moda Center – Portland, OR
08-23-2014: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
07-23-2014: First Niagara Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
07-17-2014: Bethel Woods Center For The Arts – Bethel, NY
12-14-2013: Waikiki Shell – Honolulu, HI
12-03-2013: Xcel Energy Center – St. Paul, MN
10-22-2013: Pepsi Arena – Denver, CO
08-17-2013: Jiffy Lube Live – Bristow, VA
06-29-2013: Charter One Pavilion – Chicago, IL
06-27-2013: Klipsch Music Center – Noblesville, IN
06-25-2013: Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ
06-22-2013: Comcast Center – Mansfield, MA
06-20-2013: Paradise Rock Club – Boston, MA
04-30-2013: Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood – Atlanta, GA
04-27-2013: Bridgestone Arena – Nashville, TN
10-18-2012: Fillmore Auditorium – San Francisco, CA
07-28-2012: Comerica Park – Detroit, MI
06-30-2012: First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre – Tinley Park, IL
03-08-2012: HP Pavilion – San Jose, CA
02-25-2012: Birmingham–Jefferson Convention Complex – Birmingham, AL
01-28-2012: American Airlines Arena – Miami, FL
01-26-2011: Hordern Pavilion – Sydney,
01-24-2011: Sydney Opera House – Sydney,
10-23-2010: MGM Grand Garden Arena – Las Vegas, NV
08-12-2010: First Niagara Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
06-30-2010: Lulu’s at Homeport – Gulf Shores, AK
06-26-2010: Alpine Valley Theatre – East Troy, WI
06-17-2010: Tweeter Center – Mansfield, MA
05-22-2010: Pizza Hut Park – Frisco, TX
05-15-2010: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
04-29-2010: Verizon Wireless Amphitheater – St Louis, MO
04-24-2010: Ford Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
11-24-2009: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
11-21-2009: Mohegan Sun Arena – Uncasville, CT
11-19-2009: Air Canada Center – Toronto,
09-20-2008: New Morning Jazz Club – Paris,
09-06-2008: Comcast Center – Mansfield, MA
08-27-2008: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
08-22-2008: Stephen Talkhouse – Amagansett, NY
08-03-2008: Fort Adams State Park – Newport, RI
07-24-2008: Toyota Park – Bridgeview, IL
10-20-2007: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
09-20-2007: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
07-24-2007: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
06-28-2007: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
06-26-2007: Tweeter Center Philadelphia – Camden, NJ
06-23-2007: Post-Gazette Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
04-25-2007: Philips Arena – Atlanta, GA
02-03-2007: The Clevelander – Miami, FL
12-22-2006: The Belly Up – Aspen, CO
06-29-2006: Mohegan Sun Arena – Uncasville, CT
06-08-2006: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
06-04-2006: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Charlotte, NC
05-04-2006: Margaritaville Cafe – Myrtle Beach, SC
04-28-2006: Smirnoff Music Center – Dallas, TX
04-25-2006: Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
04-20-2006: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
10-20-2005: Fillmore Auditorium – San Francisco, CA
11-23-2004: TD Waterhouse Centre – Orlando, FL
10-23-2004: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-21-2004: Coors Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
10-16-2004: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
09-10-2004: Fenway Park – Boston, MA
09-04-2004: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
09-02-2004: Post Gazette Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
08-31-2004: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
08-28-2004: Tweeter Center Chicago – Tinley Park, IL
08-26-2004: Tweeter Center Chicago – Tinley Park, IL
07-10-2004: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
07-08-2004: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
07-06-2004: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
07-03-2004: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
07-01-2004: Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, OH
06-29-2004: Tweeter Center Philadelphia – Camden, NJ
05-26-2004: Philips Arena – Atlanta, GA
05-22-2004: Schottenstein Center – Columbus, OH
05-20-2004: Target Center – Minneapolis, MN
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
04-22-2004: 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
11-06-1999: Le Select 50th Anniversay Show – Gustavia,
02-28-1999: Fleet Center – Boston, MA
02-26-1999: Continental Airlines Arena – East Rutherford, NJ
02-24-1999: Nassau Coliseum – Long Island, NY
02-22-1999: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
02-20-1999: Nashville Arena – Nashville, TN
12-28-1998: Double Diamond – Aspen, CO
12-10-1998: Ice Palace – Tampa, FL
12-08-1998: Orlando Arena – Orlando, FL
12-06-1998: Coral Sky Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
12-04-1998: Coral Sky Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
12-02-1998: Mobile Civic Center – Mobile, AL
11-25-1998: Stephen Talkhouse – Amagansett, NY
11-07-1998: Margaritaville Street Festival – Key West, FL
10-11-1998: Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
10-09-1998: Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
10-07-1998: Coors Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
10-03-1998: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
09-29-1998: Rose Garden – Portland, OR
09-26-1998: Fiddlers Green – Denver, CO
09-24-1998: Starplex Amphitheatre – Dallas, TX
08-30-1998: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-28-1998: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-26-1998: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-25-1998: The Meadows – Hartford, CT
08-22-1998: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
08-18-1998: E Center – Camden, NJ
08-05-1998: PNC Bank Arts Center – Holmdel, NJ
08-01-1998: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
07-25-1998: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-24-1998: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-04-1998: Carter Finley Stadium – Raleigh, NC
07-02-1998: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
06-30-1998: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
06-27-1998: New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-25-1998: New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-23-1998: Deer Creek Music Center – Noblesville, IN
06-20-1998: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
06-19-1998: Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, OH
06-17-1998: GTE Amphitheatre – Virginia Beach, VA
06-14-1998: North Charleston Coliseum – Charleston, SC
04-30-1998: Margaritaville Cafe – New Orleans, LA
05-03-1997: Sandstone Amphitheatre – Kansas City, KS
05-02-1997: Riverport Amphitheatre – St Louis, MO
03-02-1997: Nashville Arena – Nashville, TN
03-01-1997: Thompson Boling Arena – Knoxville, TN
02-22-1997: Coral Sky Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
10-11-1996: Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
10-09-1996: Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
10-05-1996: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
09-29-1996: The Gorge – George, WA
09-28-1996: The Gorge – George, WA
09-26-1996: Rose Garden – Portland, OR
09-21-1996: Southpark Meadows Amphitheatre – Austin, TX
09-20-1996: Starplex Amphitheatre – Dallas, TX
09-18-1996: Starplex Amphitheatre – Dallas, TX
08-31-1996: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-30-1996: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-28-1996: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-25-1996: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-24-1996: The Meadows – Hartford, CT
08-22-1996: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
08-21-1996: Southampton College – Southampton, NY
08-17-1996: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
08-16-1996: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
08-14-1996: Virginia Beach Amphitheatre – Virginia Beach, VA
08-10-1996: Continental Airlines Arena – East Rutherford, NJ
08-09-1996: Continental Airlines Arena – East Rutherford, NJ
08-07-1996: Walnut Creek Pavilion – Raleigh, NC
08-06-1996: Walnut Creek Pavilion – Raleigh, NC
08-03-1996: Star Lake Amphitheatre – Burgettstown, PA
08-02-1996: Star Lake Amphitheatre – Burgettstown, PA
06-23-1996: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
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
06-08-1996: New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-07-1996: New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-05-1996: Deer Creek Music Center – Noblesville, IN
06-03-1996: Deer Creek Music Center – Noblesville, IN
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,
04-27-1996: Margaritaville Cafe – New Orleans, LA
04-20-1996: Kravis Center – West Palm Beach, FL
04-19-1996: Kravis Center – West Palm Beach, FL
Number of Shows: 226