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One Particular Harbour
By: Jimmy Buffett
Release Date: September 1st, 1983
Peak Chart Position: Billboard 200 Chart: #59; Country Chart: #35;

1 – Stars On The Water (Rodney Crowell)
2 – I Used To Have Money One Time (Jimmy Buffett & Michael Utley)
3 – Livin’ It Up (Jimmy Buffett, Josh Leo & J.D. Souther)
4 – California Promises (Steve Goodman)
5 – One Particular Harbour (Jimmy Buffett & Bobby Holcomb)
6 – Why You Wanna Hurt My Heart (Art Neville)
7 – Honey Do (Jimmy Buffett & Mike Utley)
8 – We Are The People Our Parents Warned Us About (Jimmy Buffett)
9 – Twelve Volt Man (Jimmy Buffett)
10 – Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison)
11 – Distantly In Love (Jimmy Buffett)


Performer Credit
Jimmy Buffett Acoustic Guitar
Michael Utley Piano, Organ and Synthesizer and Arranger
Deborah McColl Background Vocals
Russell Kunkel Drums
Josh Leo Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin, Background Vocals
Matt Betton Drums and Saxophone
Sam Clayton Congas and Percussion
Bob Glaub Bass
Robert Greenidge Steel Drums
Errol “Crusher” Bennett Percussion and Congas
Danny Burns Bass, Background Vocals
Alan Estes Percussion
David Jackson Upright Bass
Earl Klugh Gut String Guitar
Vince Melamed Synthesizer, Background Vocals
Thom Mooney Drums
Frank Bama Background Vocals
Bonnie Bramlett Background Vocals
Rita Coolidge Background Vocals
David Lasley Background Vocals
Timothy B. Schmit Background Vocals
Arnold McCuller Background Vocals
The Chorale Epherona Background Vocals

Label: MCA
Producer: Jimmy Buffett and Michael Utley


Original Vinyl Information:
MCA 5447, MCA Records. No gatefold. Plain white record sleeve. Lyrics and color photos are contained on a fold-out insert.

Original CD Information:

MCAD-31094, MCA Records. No liner notes or pictures.

Two-on-One CD Information:

MCAD-5923, MCA Records. The last of MCA’s two-fer Buffett CDs combines One Particular Habour with Riddles In The Sand. No liner notes, but a few photos. MCA cut “When the Wild Life Betrays Me” from Riddles In The Sand to make everything fit on one CD! Out of print.

Liner Notes:

The Coral Reefer Band:
Jimmy Buffett: Acoustic Guitar
Michael Utley: Piano, Organ and Synthesizer and Arranger
Josh Leo: Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, and Mandolin
Sam Clayton: Congas and Percussion
Bob Glaub: Bass
Russell Kunkel: Drums
Robert Greenidge: Steel Drums

Errol “Crusher” Bennett: Percussion and Congas
Matt Betton: Drums and Saxophone
Danny Burns: Bass
Alan Estes: Percussion
David Jackson: Upright Bass
Earl Klugh: Gut String Guitar
Vince Melamed: Synthesizer
Thom Mooney: Drums

Background Vocals: Frank Bama, Bonnie Bramlett, Danny Burns, Sam Clayton, Rita Coolidge, David Lasley, Josh Leo, Debra McColl, Arnold McCuller, Vince Melamed, Timothy B. Schmit and The Chorale Epherona

Engineers: Elliot Scheiner, Cliff Jones, Robin Laine, Paul Broucek, Scott James, Jim Scott, Kirk Butler and Dave Huston
Mixing: Elliot Scheiner
Mastering: Ted Jensen, Sterling Sound, New York
Recorded at: A&R Studios, New York, Record Plant, Los Angeles, Studio “O” Tahiti, Papeete, Village Recorders, Los Angeles

Picture Takers: Jim Shea – Day Shots, Fred and Karen Valentine – Night Shots
People in the Pictures: (The Beautiful and The Despicable) –
The Beautiful (In Tahiti, of course) – Maruia, Lauriane, Laurence, Juliana, Christiane, Pascale, Mareva and Elsa
The Despicable (in Sand Pedro, of course) – Freddie Yamazaki, Tim Bryant, David Flickwir

Cover Concept: Jimmy Buffett
Art Director: Peter Whorf
Art Supervision: George Osaki
Francis “Frank” Fitzgerald Bama: President for Life
Orlando Miguel “Mike” Utel: Vice President & Treasurer




Nature lives (life to nature)
Have pity for the Earth
(Love the Earth)

“I believe the love of the tropics is born in most boys of the temperate zone, and though it may remain latent, if once roused it is seldom quieted until satisfied.”

– Commodore Ralph Middleton Munroe and Vincent Gilpin from “The Commodore’s Story”

This album is Dedicated to the Ones I love

The Crew: Charles Allen, Les Banks, Joe Ciccoline, John Dickinson, Rick Holcomb, Bob Liberman and Ross Ritto
The Office: Howard Kaufman and Nina Avramides-Berducat. Also a Special thanks to my former manager, Irving Azoff
Hawaii: Colonel Tom Moffatt and South Pacific International Airways
Tahiti: Jean Gabilou, Bobby Holcomb, Hugh Kelly, John Hogan, George Kenberger, Monty Brown, Leslie Dingle, George Von Dangle, Leo, Kenny, Keith, Richard and Martine, The Staff of the Hotels Bali Hai and Bora Bora and all the gracious and Hospitable people of the Society Islands
Los Angeles: Chris Stone, Dick LaPalm, Rose Mann, Kathy and Micheline
New York: Milton Brooks, Al “Buzzy” Silverman, K.C. Green, James Nichols, P.J. O’Rourke, Jimmy Poulous and Jerome Lefort

Liner Notes courtesy BuffettRemasters.com