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Door Number Three
Written by: Jimmy Buffett, Steve Goodman
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett
Peak Chart Position: Billboard Hot 100 Chart: #102; Country Chart: #88;

Originally from the Album: A1A (1974)
Additional Discography:
Live by the Bay (1986)

Lyrics:
Oh I took a wrong turn, it was the right turn
My turn to have me a ball
Boys at the shop told me just where to stop
If I wanted to play for it all
I didn't know I'd find her on daytime TV
My whole world lies waiting behind door number three

I chose my apparel, wore a beer barrel
And they rolled me to the very first row
I held a big sign that said "Kiss me I'm a baker,
and Monty I sure need the dough!"
Then I grabbed that sucker by the throat
Until he called on me
Cause my whole world lies waiting behind door number three

And I don't want what Jay's got on his table
Or the box Carol Merrill points to on the floor
No, I'll hold out just as long as I am able
Until I can unlock that lucky door
Well, she's no big deal to most folks
But she's everything to me
Cause my whole world lies waiting behind door number three

Oh Monty, Monty, Monty, I am walking down your hall
God be, I lost my seat but I'm not a man to crawl
No I didn't get rich you son of a bitch
I'll be back just wait and see
Cause my whole world lies waiting behind door number three
Yes my whole world lies waiting behind door number three

Shows Played At:
05-24-2011: Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood – Atlanta, GA
05-05-2011: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX
02-25-2010: Amway Arena – Orlando, FL
08-30-2007: Mohegan Sun Arena – Uncasville, CT
11-20-1999: Bay Street Theater – East Hampton, NY
12-08-1998: Orlando Arena – Orlando, FL
08-28-1996: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-24-1996: The Meadows – Hartford, CT
08-16-1996: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
08-10-1996: Continental Airlines Arena – East Rutherford, NJ
08-06-1996: Walnut Creek Pavilion – Raleigh, NC
08-03-1996: Star Lake Amphitheatre – Burgettstown, PA
06-22-1996: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
06-20-1996: Blockbuster Pavilion – Charlotte, NC
06-17-1996: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
06-14-1996: Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, OH
06-07-1996: New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-05-1996: Deer Creek Music Center – Noblesville, IN
08-27-1985: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
07-10-1985: Portland Civic Center – Portland, ME
08-27-1983: Sheridan Opera House – Telluride, CO
12-08-1975: Constitution Hall – Washington, DC
09-10-1975: The Boarding House – Sausalito, CA
09-03-1975: The Backdoor – San Diego, CA
Number of Shows: 24