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The Weather Is Here, Wish You Were Beautiful
Written by: Jimmy Buffett
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett

Originally from the Album: Coconut Telegraph (1981)
Additional Discography:
Boats, Beaches, Bars & Ballads (1992)

Jimmy’s Notes:
Graffiti in the bathrooms of good bars has always been a great source of material. I think this one either came from Captain Tony’s or the Napoleon House in New Orleans.

Lyrics:
He worked hard all year just wanted a few weeks alone
But his old lady's into modeling,
She can't stay away from the phone
Besides she bitches about the mosquitoes
She says "Down there there is nothing to do"
Her goddamn phone never stops ringing
He'll try the service in a day maybe two

Well, he's on his third drink before the
wheels of the plane leave the ground
Making points with the stewardess
climbing over Long Island Sound
She's also spending some time on the island
Too much city madness gives her the blues
They make a date to go dancing and dining
Seems neither has that much to lose

Chorus
The weather is here I wish you were beautiful
My thoughts aren't too clear but don't run away
My girlfiend's a bore, my job is too dutiful
Hell, nobody's perfect would you like to play
I feel together today

Well now that was just the start of
a well-deserved over due binge
Meanwhile back in the city certain
people are starting to cringe
His lawyers are calling his parents
His girlfriend doesn't know what to think
His partners are studing their options
He's just singing and ordering drinks

Chorus
The weather is here I wish you were beautiful
The skies are too clear life's easy today
The beer is too cold, the daquiri's too fruitiful
There's no place like home when it's this far away
I don't care what they say

He's going back to New York pack it up
and let everyone know
It was something that he should have done
such a long time ago
Still time to start a new life in the palm trees
Billy Clyde wasn't insane
And it doesn't work out there'll never be any doubt
That the pleasure was worth all the pain

Chorus
The weather is here I wish you were beautiful
The skies are too clear, life is easy today
The beer is too cold, the daquiri's too fruitiful
There's no place like home when it's this far away
I need time for to play
Time for to play

Shows Played At:
10-17-2018: Vivint Smart Home Arena – Salt Lake City, UT
09-25-2018: La Cigale – Paris,
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
04-27-2018: PNC Music Pavilion – Charlotte, NC
08-27-2016: BB&T Pavilion – Camden, NJ
06-21-2016: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
05-26-2016: Ascend Amphitheatre – Nashville, TN
08-18-2015: Nikon at Jones Beach – Wantagh, NY
04-16-2015: Amway Arena – Orlando, FL
04-01-2015: San Carlos Institute Theatre – Key West, FL
02-07-2013: Veterans Memorial Arena – Jacksonville, FL
10-25-2012: Taco Bell Arena – Boise, ID
10-20-2012: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
09-01-2012: Jiffy Lube Live – Bristow, VA
08-30-2012: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
08-28-2012: Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ
06-28-2012: First Niagara Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
03-30-2012: 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
03-18-2012: Waikiki Shell – Honolulu, HI
03-16-2012: Maui Arts & Cultural Center – Maui, HI
09-01-2011: Jiffy Lube Live – Bristow, VA
08-26-2009: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
09-06-2008: Comcast Center – Mansfield, MA
06-26-2007: Tweeter Center Philadelphia – Camden, NJ
02-08-2007: Amway Arena – Orlando, FL
11-16-2006: Ford Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
10-21-2006: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
08-03-2006: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
07-01-2006: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
06-29-2006: Mohegan Sun Arena – Uncasville, CT
06-04-2006: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Charlotte, NC
04-28-2006: Smirnoff Music Center – Dallas, TX
04-25-2006: Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
04-22-2006: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
04-18-2006: Cricket Pavilion – Phoenix, AZ
10-17-2005: Cheeseburger in Paradise – Plantation, FL
10-21-2004: Coors Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
09-10-2004: Fenway Park – Boston, MA
09-04-2004: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
08-31-2004: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
08-26-2004: Tweeter Center Chicago – Tinley Park, IL
07-08-2004: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
07-01-2004: Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, OH
05-26-2004: Philips Arena – Atlanta, GA
05-22-2004: Schottenstein Center – Columbus, OH
05-20-2004: Target Center – Minneapolis, MN
02-17-2004: Outback Steakhouse – Tampa, FL
01-28-2004: Waikiki Beach Shell – Honolulu, HI
01-24-2004: Arrowhead Pond – Anaheim, CA
01-22-2004: Margaritaville Poolside – Las Vegas, NV
07-13-2003: Southampton College – Southampton, NY
07-11-2003: Today Show – New York, NY
07-03-2003: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
07-01-2003: Tweeter Center Philadelphia – Camden, NJ
11-02-2002: Nikkis Beach Club – Miami, FL
10-05-2002: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
10-03-2002: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
10-01-2002: Cricket Pavilion – Phoenix, AZ
09-28-2002: Coors Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
09-26-2002: Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
09-24-2002: Rose Garden – Portland, OR
08-31-2002: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
08-29-2002: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
08-27-2002: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
08-24-2002: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
08-22-2002: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
08-20-2002: Post Gazette Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
06-29-2002: HiFi Buys Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
06-27-2002: Tweeter Center Philadelphia – Camden, NJ
06-25-2002: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
06-22-2002: Tweeter Center Chicago – Tinley Park, IL
06-20-2002: Tweeter Center Chicago – Tinley Park, IL
06-18-2002: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
05-26-2002: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
05-25-2002: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
05-04-2002: New Orleans Jazz Festival – New Orleans, LA
04-25-2002: Smirnoff Music Center – Dallas, TX
04-23-2002: The Woodlands – Houston, TX
04-20-2002: Greensboro Coliseum – Greensboro, NC
11-20-1999: Bay Street Theater – East Hampton, NY
12-08-1998: Orlando Arena – Orlando, FL
12-04-1998: Coral Sky Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, FL
10-11-1998: Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
10-09-1998: Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
10-06-1998: Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
10-03-1998: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
09-30-1998: Tacoma Dome – Tacoma, WA
09-29-1998: Rose Garden – Portland, OR
09-26-1998: Fiddlers Green – Denver, CO
09-24-1998: Starplex Amphitheatre – Dallas, TX
08-30-1998: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-28-1998: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-26-1998: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-25-1998: The Meadows – Hartford, CT
08-22-1998: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
08-21-1998: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
08-19-1998: E Center – Camden, NJ
08-18-1998: E Center – Camden, NJ
08-06-1998: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
08-05-1998: PNC Bank Arts Center – Holmdel, NJ
08-03-1998: Polaris Amphitheatre – Columbus, OH
08-01-1998: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
07-31-1998: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
07-29-1998: Star Lake Amphitheatre – Burgettstown, PA
07-27-1998: Star Lake Amphitheatre – Burgettstown, PA
07-25-1998: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-24-1998: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-04-1998: Carter Finley Stadium – Raleigh, NC
07-02-1998: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
06-30-1998: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
06-27-1998: New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-25-1998: New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-23-1998: Deer Creek Music Center – Noblesville, IN
06-20-1998: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
06-19-1998: Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, OH
06-17-1998: GTE Amphitheatre – Virginia Beach, VA
06-14-1998: North Charleston Coliseum – Charleston, SC
01-24-1992: Miami Arena – Miami, FL
01-23-1992: Orlando Arena – Orlando, FL
08-18-1991: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-16-1991: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-06-1991: Mud Island Amphitheatre – Memphis, TN
08-04-1991: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
07-27-1991: Pine Knob Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
07-26-1991: Pine Knob Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
07-19-1991: Walnut Creek Pavilion – Raleigh, NC
07-06-1991: Popular Creek Music Theatre – Hoffman Estates, IL
07-05-1991: Popular Creek Music Theatre – Hoffman Estates, IL
07-22-1990: Cary Field – Williamsburg, VA
12-05-1989: Riverside Theater – Milwaukee, WI
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
Number of Shows: 142