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Money Back Guarantee
Written by: Jimmy Buffett, Will Jennings, Michael Utley
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett

Originally from the Album: Boats, Beaches, Bars & Ballads (1992)

Jimmy’s Notes:
When I was working on Bourbon Street as a teenager, the big trill on my day off was to ride out St Charles Avenue on the streetcar to the Audubon Zoo and back. I kept that image and when we got together with the Neville Brothers a few years back, I combined that and the silly ads on television into the lyrics of this song. I do own a bamboo steamer and use it a lot. I never had to use my money back guarantee.

One day you'll be glad I came around
I may be the best thing you have found
Ain't much you can count on in this town
I swear I'm speaking from my heart
And I want let you down

My love is guaranteed
You're never going to see the end of me
I've got all you need
Like a ginsu knife or a bamboo steamer
Late night TV hawk-eyed screamer
You'll be the coffee I'll be the creamer
I'm money back, money back guaranteed
Money back, money back guaranteed

I just do my best to stay alive
Got a junked out car but you should see me drive
Racing down St. Charles Avenue
Ain't got much but what I got
Will sure be good for you


Flyin' down the highway of my dreams
You will find my crazy love
Is always what it seems


Shows Played At:
08-25-1992: Delta Center – Salt Lake City, UT
08-22-1992: The Gorge – George, WA
07-10-1992: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
07-07-1992: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
07-05-1992: Pine Knob Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
07-04-1992: Pine Knob Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
07-03-1992: Pine Knob Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
06-14-1992: Walnut Creek Pavilion – Raleigh, NC
06-12-1992: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
04-24-1992: New Orleans Jazz Festival – New Orleans, LA
Number of Shows: 10