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Scarlet Begonias
Written by: Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter (Gratetful Dead)
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett

Originally from the Album: License to Chill (2004)
Additional Discography:
Live at Fenway Park (2005)

Live at Wrigley Field (DVD) (2006)
Live At Wrigley Field (CD) (2006)

Lyrics:
As I was walkin' down grosvenor square
Not a chill to the winter but a nip to the air
From the other direction, she was calling my eye
Could be an illusion, but I might as well try, might as well try

She had rings on her fingers and bells on her shoes
And I knew without askin' she was into the blues
She wore scarlet begonias tucked into her curls
I knew right away she was not like other girls, other girls

In the heat of the evening when the dealing got rough
She was too pat to open and too cool to bluff
As I picked up my matches and was closing the door
I had one of those flashes I'd been there before, been there before

Well, I ain't often right but I've never been wrong
Seldom turns out the way it does in a song
Once in a while you get shown the light
In the strangest places if you look at it right

Well there ain't nothing wrong with the way that she moves
Scarlet begonias or a touch of the blues
And there's nothing wrong with the look that's in her eyes
I had to learn the hard way just to let her pass by, let her pass by

Well the wind in the willow's playin' "Tea for Two"
The sky was yellow and the sun was blue
Strangers stoppin' strangers just to shake their hand
Everybody's playing in the heart of gold band, heart of gold band

Shows Played At:
09-28-2019: La Cigale – Paris,
09-23-2019: London Palladium – London,
09-28-2018: La Cigale – Paris,
10-19-2017: Bill Graham Civic Auditorium – San Francisco, CA
09-23-2017: La Cigale – Paris,
10-20-2016: Golden 1 Center – Sacramento, CA
04-23-2016: PNC Music Pavilion – Charlotte, NC
10-22-2015: Hollywood Bowl – Los Angeles, CA
09-26-2015: La Cigale – Paris,
06-27-2015: First Midwest Bank Amphitheater – Chicago, IL
06-25-2015: West Riverfront Park – Detroit, MI
10-23-2014: Greek Theatre – Berkeley, CA
10-16-2014: Santa Barbara Bowl – Santa Barbara, CA
08-23-2014: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
08-21-2014: Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre – Wantagh, NY
08-19-2014: Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ
08-16-2014: Jiffy Lube Live – Bristow, VA
07-26-2014: Comerica Park – Detroit, MI
07-23-2014: First Niagara Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
07-21-2014: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-19-2014: Xfinity Center – Mansfield, MA
06-26-2014: Klipsch Music Center – Noblesville, IN
05-31-2014: Austin360 Amphitheater – Austin, TX
05-24-2014: Farm Bureau Live – Virginia Beach, VA
10-17-2013: Belly Up – Solana Beach, CA
10-23-2012: Key Arena – Seattle, WA
10-18-2012: Fillmore Auditorium – San Francisco, CA
06-07-2012: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Charlotte, NC
06-02-2012: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX
05-30-2012: Austin City Limits Theatre – Austin, TX
06-25-2011: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
01-26-2011: Hordern Pavilion – Sydney,
01-24-2011: Sydney Opera House – Sydney,
10-23-2010: MGM Grand Garden Arena – Las Vegas, NV
10-21-2010: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
10-19-2010: Rose Garden – Portland, OR
10-16-2010: Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
09-04-2010: Nissan Pavillion – Bristow, VA
08-31-2010: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
05-01-2010: Bridgestone Arena – Nashville, TN
11-17-2009: John Paul Jones Arena – Charlottesville, VA
10-24-2009: Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
08-11-2009: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
08-08-2009: Toyota Park – Bridgeview, IL
06-25-2009: Comcast Center – Mansfield, MA
06-23-2009: Post-Gazette Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
06-18-2009: Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ
06-13-2009: Bonnaroo – Manchester, TN
01-13-2009: Anegada Reef Hotel – Anegada,
10-25-2008: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-21-2008: Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
10-16-2008: Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
09-20-2008: New Morning Jazz Club – Paris,
09-06-2008: Comcast Center – Mansfield, MA
09-04-2008: Comcast Center – Mansfield, MA
09-01-2008: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
08-30-2008: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
07-24-2008: Toyota Park – Bridgeview, IL
06-14-2008: Citizens Bank Park – Philadelphia, PA
06-12-2008: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
06-10-2008: DTE Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
06-05-2008: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
04-29-2008: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Charlotte, NC
04-24-2008: Verizon Wireless Amphitheater – St Louis, MO
04-21-2008: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX
03-29-2008: St Barts Bucket Regattas – Gustavia,
10-27-2007: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-20-2007: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-18-2007: Fillmore Auditorium – San Francisco, CA
10-04-2007: Waikiki Beach Shell – Honolulu, HI
09-29-2007: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
09-20-2007: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
09-18-2007: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
09-08-2007: Gillette Stadium – Foxboro, MA
09-02-2007: Gillette Stadium – Foxboro, MA
10-28-2006: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
08-08-2006: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
08-01-2006: Tweeter Center Philadelphia – Camden, NJ
07-01-2006: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
06-10-2006: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
06-08-2006: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
06-04-2006: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Charlotte, NC
06-02-2006: HiFi Buys Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
05-06-2006: New Orleans Jazz Festival – New Orleans, LA
04-25-2006: Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
04-20-2006: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
12-21-2005: The Belly Up – Aspen, CO
10-29-2005: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
10-27-2005: Rose Garden – Portland, OR
10-20-2005: Fillmore Auditorium – San Francisco, CA
09-20-2005: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
09-04-2005: Wrigley Field – Chicago, IL
08-27-2005: Citizens Bank Park – Philadelphia, PA
06-26-2005: PNC Park – Pittsburgh, PA
06-22-2005: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
06-17-2005: Mohegan Sun Arena – Uncasville, CT
06-15-2005: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
06-13-2005: Molson Amphitheatre – Toronto,
04-19-2005: Waikiki Beach Shell – Honolulu, HI
04-12-2005: Cricket Pavilion – Phoenix, AZ
04-09-2005: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
04-05-2005: Santa Barbara Bowl – Santa Barbara, CA
11-23-2004: TD Waterhouse Centre – Orlando, FL
11-04-2004: Margaritaville Street Festival – Key West, 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
09-12-2004: Fenway Park – Boston, MA
09-10-2004: Fenway Park – Boston, MA
09-02-2004: Post Gazette Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
08-26-2004: Tweeter Center Chicago – Tinley Park, IL
07-10-2004: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
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
05-01-2004: Office Depot Center – Sunrise, FL
04-29-2004: Colonial Center – Columbia, SC
04-24-2004: Charlotte Coliseum – Charlotte, NC
04-16-2004: The Breakers – Palm Beach, FL
01-22-2004: Margaritaville Cafe – Las Vegas, NV
01-20-2004: HP Pavilion – San Jose, CA
12-05-2003: Margaritaville Cafe – Key West, FL
Number of Shows: 124