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Landfall
Written by: Jimmy Buffett
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett

Originally from the Album: Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes (1977)
Additional Discography:
You Had To Be There (1978)

Lyrics:
Now what do they do if I just sailed away
Who the hell really compelled me to leave today
Runnin’ low on stories is what made it a ball
What would they do if made no landfall

I lived half my life in eight by five room
Just crusin’ to the sound of the big deisel boom
It’s not close quarters that would make me snap
It’s just dealing with the daily unadulterated crap

Sail away for a month at a time,
Sail away I’ve got to recharge mind
Then you’ll find me back at it again

Oh I love the smell of fresh snapper fried lite
What’d you say, pouilly fuisse could round out the night
The mid morning watch is the best time to look
Oh what would they do if I wrote the big book

`Cause I’ve seen incredible things in my year
Somedays were laughter, others were tears
If I had it all to do over again
I’d just get myself drunk and I’d jump right back in

Sail away, that’s the way I survive
Sail away, that’s just no shuck and jive
It just makes my whole life come alive

The wind whistled threw the cool rigging at night
Crazy crowds boogie to the sound and the lights
down in he’s just havin a ball
What would he do on another landfall
What would they do if I made no landfall
Oh what would they do if I flew to Nepal
What would I do if I met Lucille Ball
Tryin’ to make a little sense of it all
Just tryin’ to make a little sense of it all

Shows Played At:
04-26-2014: Cruzan Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
04-24-2014: PNC Music Pavilion – Charlotte, NC
04-22-2014: Walnut Creek Amphitheater – Raleigh, NC
04-19-2014: MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
08-24-2013: Alpine Valley – East Troy, WI
08-22-2013: Nikon at Jones Beach – Wantagh, NY
08-20-2013: Nikon at Jones Beach – Wantagh, NY
08-17-2013: Jiffy Lube Live – Bristow, VA
07-20-2013: Comerica Park – Detroit, MI
07-18-2013: First Niagra Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
07-16-2013: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-13-2013: Farm Bureau Live – Virginia Beach, 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
05-04-2013: FC Stadium – Frisco, TX
05-03-2013: Austin360 Amphitheater – Austin, TX
04-30-2013: Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood – Atlanta, GA
04-27-2013: Bridgestone Arena – Nashville, TN
05-01-2010: Bridgestone Arena – Nashville, TN
05-19-2009: Concord Pavilion – Concord, CA
02-17-1998: The Palace of Auburn Hills – Auburn Hills, MI
02-16-1998: The Palace of Auburn Hills – Auburn Hills, MI
02-14-1998: Charlotte Coliseum – Charlotte, NC
02-11-1998: Thompson Boling Arena – Knoxville, TN
02-07-1998: Coral Sky Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
08-31-1997: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-23-1997: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
08-16-1997: Star Lake Amphitheatre – Burgettstown, PA
08-13-1997: E Center – Camden, NJ
07-05-1997: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
07-03-1997: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
06-28-1997: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
06-27-1997: Deer Creek Music Center – Noblesville, IN
06-24-1997: Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, OH
06-21-1997: New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-16-1997: Walnut Creek Pavilion – Raleigh, NC
06-14-1997: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
06-13-1997: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
10-15-1993: Tacoma Dome – Tacoma, WA
09-04-1993: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-17-1993: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
08-10-1993: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-02-1993: Pine Knob Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
06-27-1993: Blockbuster Pavilion – Charlotte, NC
06-23-1993: Garden State Arts Center – Holmdel, NJ
06-22-1993: Garden State Arts Center – Holmdel, NJ
06-19-1993: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
06-12-1993: City Park – New Orleans, LA
06-03-1993: Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
06-08-1981: Fox Theatre – Atlanta, GA
07-12-1980: Carowinds Palladium – Charlotte, NC
07-04-1980: Minneapolis – Minneapolis, MN
06-20-1978: Universal Amphitheatre – Los Angeles, CA
03-29-1978: Summerfest Marcus Amphitheatre – Milwaukee, WI
08-02-1977: Central Park – New York, NY
07-24-1977: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
06-04-1977: Paramount Theatre – Portland, OR
Number of Shows: 60