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Tampico Trauma
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)

Boats, Beaches, Bars & Ballads (1992)
Live in Auburn, WA (2003)
Live in Cincinnati, OH (2004)

Jimmy’s Notes:
The name Tampico has always held a sense of danger for me. I guess it comes from watching the opening scene in Treasure of Sierra Madre when Bogart and Tim Holt won the lottery. Instead of cowboys, I put a couple of rock’n rollers in the coastal town and let my imagination go.

Lyrics:
I must look a mess I must admit
But I have been traveling quite a bit
South of the border where the law and order
Is kept by Federales who just grin
And tell you they just want to be your friend
They tell you they just want to be your friend
I left for Tampico last July
I jumped off that boat I almost died

There to greet us were pretty senioritas
I swore that I would not go home them
All those lovely ladies were my friends
All those sweet chiquitas they don't pretend
Como esta, Senorita?

That is all I really want to say
I was thrown out of the country yesterday
You see I was drinkin' doubles
Causin' lots of trouble
When the man looked in the window of the bar and he grinned
And said if you come back we just may not be your friend
I don't want to see you around here again
You come back next time we may not pretend
Hi Dee Ho Boys!

Shows Played At:
10-20-2018: MGM Grand Arena – Las Vegas, NV
10-13-2018: Talking Stick Resort Arena – Phoeniz, AZ
09-25-2018: La Cigale – Paris,
08-09-2018: Fenway Park – Boston, MA
08-04-2018: Jiffy Lube Live – Bristow, VA
08-02-2018: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
07-13-2018: Wrigley Field – Chicago, IL
07-10-2018: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-07-2018: KeyBank Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
07-05-2018: BB&T Pavilion – Camden, NJ
06-23-2018: Key Arena – Seattle, WA
05-27-2018: Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, OH
05-24-2018: Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center – Noblesville, IN
05-22-2018: Wells Fargo Arena – Des Moines, IA
05-19-2018: Sprint Center – Kansas City, MO
08-15-2015: Xfinity Center – Mansfield, MA
04-16-2011: 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
06-17-2010: Tweeter Center – Mansfield, MA
05-22-2010: Pizza Hut Park – Frisco, TX
05-20-2010: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX
04-27-2010: Lakewood Amphiteatre – Atlanta, GA
07-01-2006: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
06-29-2006: Mohegan Sun Arena – Uncasville, CT
06-10-2006: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
06-04-2006: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Charlotte, NC
06-02-2006: HiFi Buys Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
01-22-2004: Margaritaville Poolside – Las Vegas, NV
01-20-2004: HP Pavilion – San Jose, CA
09-23-2003: Coors Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
09-16-2003: White River Amphitheatre – Auburn, WA
08-28-2003: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
08-26-2003: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
08-23-2003: Tweeter Center Chicago – Tinley Park, IL
02-01-2003: Philips Arena – Atlanta, GA
10-05-2002: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
12-28-1998: Double Diamond – Aspen, CO
10-07-1998: Coors Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
09-18-1996: Starplex Amphitheatre – Dallas, TX
08-30-1996: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-25-1996: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-09-1996: Continental Airlines Arena – East Rutherford, NJ
08-06-1996: Walnut Creek Pavilion – Raleigh, NC
08-02-1996: 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
06-15-1996: Buckeye Lake – Columbus, OH
06-14-1996: Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, OH
06-08-1996: New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-03-1996: Deer Creek Music Center – Noblesville, IN
06-01-1996: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
10-04-1995: Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
09-22-1995: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
08-28-1995: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
08-26-1995: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-23-1995: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-20-1995: The Meadows – Hartford, CT
08-17-1995: Ontario Molson Park – Toronto,
08-14-1995: Pine Knob Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
08-11-1995: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
08-07-1995: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
08-04-1995: Popular Creek Music Theatre – Hoffman Estates, IL
06-17-1995: Star Lake Amphitheatre – Burgettstown, PA
06-14-1995: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
06-13-1995: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
06-10-1995: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
06-09-1995: Deer Creek Music Center – Noblesville, IN
06-05-1995: Blockbuster Pavilion – Charlotte, NC
06-02-1995: Walnut Creek Pavilion – Raleigh, NC
11-15-1992: Unknown – Honolulu, HI
08-25-1992: Delta Center – Salt Lake City, UT
08-22-1992: The Gorge – George, WA
08-16-1992: Riverport Amphitheatre – St Louis, MO
08-15-1992: Popular Creek Music Theatre – Hoffman Estates, IL
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
05-24-1992: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
05-21-1992: Classic Amphitheatre – Richmond, VA
02-23-1988: Houston Livestock and Rodeo – Houston, TX
08-08-1987: Southern Star Amphitheatre – Houston, TX
07-04-1987: Pine Knob Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
06-30-1987: Springfield Civic Center – Springfield, MA
06-07-1987: Kings Dominion – Doswell, VA
07-24-1981: Popular Creek Music Theatre – Hoffman Estates, IL
06-20-1978: Universal Amphitheatre – Los Angeles, CA
08-02-1977: Central Park – New York, NY
07-24-1977: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
06-04-1977: Paramount Theatre – Portland, OR
10-23-1976: Lisner Auditorium – Washington, DC
Number of Shows: 94