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Blue Guitar
Written by: Roger Guth, Peter Mayer
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett

Originally from the Album: Far Side Of The World (2002)

Lyrics:
Once I knew a man
Showed me the slight of hand
Blink of an eye, he danced across the strings

Played a song I'd never heard
Poignant and absurd
To this day it leaves me wondering

Don't let tomorrow find you wishin'
Boy you've got a mission
Shake it, rattle and roll

Ah, now, just use your intuition
You'll get less competition
From the clock up on the wall

You are what you are
You dream what you dream
Play on your Blue Guitar for me

Play me a serenade
A simple masquerade
Play on your Blue Guitar for me

Yeah…

'Cause we'll all make believe
Someone to deceive
Time is just a folly we can't see

If you only know one song
Play it right or wrong
The truth is always somewhere in between

You and I, we can't change the weather
We're all in this together
So let the strong winds blow

Ah, now things will be much better
Don't become a prisoner
The reason you should know

You are what you are
You dream what you dream
Play on your Blue Guitar for me
Play me a serenade
A simple masquerade
Play on your Blue Guitar for me

Don't let tomorrow find you wishin'
Boy you've got a mission
Shake it, rattle and roll

Ah, now, just use you intuition
You'll get less competition
From the clock up on the wall

You are what you are
You dream what you dream
Play on your Blue Guitar for me

Play me a serenade
A simple masquerade
Play on your Blue Guitar for me

You are what you are
You dream what you dream
Play on your Blue Guitar for me
Play me a serenade
Red wine or lemonade
Play on your Blue Guitar for me

You are what you are
You dream what you dream
Play on your Blue Guitar for me
Play me a serenade
A simple masquerade
Play on your Blue Guitar for me

You are what you are
You dream what you dream
Play on your Blue Guitar for me

Shows Played At:
09-21-2017: La Cigale – Paris,
04-16-2016: Veterans United Amphitheater – Virginia Beach, VA
12-31-2015: Barclays Center – Brooklyn, NY
10-24-2015: Verizon Wireless Amphitheater – Irvine, CA
10-17-2015: MGM Grand Arena – Las Vegas, NV
10-15-2015: Santa Barbara Bowl – Santa Barbara, CA
09-26-2015: La Cigale – Paris,
08-22-2015: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
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
05-30-2015: Toyota Stadium – Frisco, TX
05-28-2015: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX
05-26-2015: Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater – Austin, TX
10-03-2002: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
10-01-2002: Cricket Pavilion – Phoenix, AZ
09-28-2002: Coors Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
09-26-2002: Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
09-24-2002: Rose Garden – Portland, OR
08-31-2002: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
08-29-2002: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
08-27-2002: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
08-24-2002: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
08-22-2002: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
08-20-2002: Post Gazette Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
06-29-2002: HiFi Buys Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
06-27-2002: Tweeter Center Philadelphia – Camden, NJ
06-25-2002: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
06-22-2002: Tweeter Center Chicago – Tinley Park, IL
06-20-2002: Tweeter Center Chicago – Tinley Park, IL
06-18-2002: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
05-26-2002: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
05-25-2002: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
04-25-2002: Smirnoff Music Center – Dallas, TX
04-23-2002: The Woodlands – Houston, TX
04-20-2002: Greensboro Coliseum – Greensboro, NC
04-18-2002: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Charlotte, NC
04-16-2002: Alltel Pavilion – Raleigh, NC
04-13-2002: AM South Amphitheatre – Nashville, TN
Number of Shows: 46