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Nothing But A Breeze
Written by: Jesse Winchester
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett

Originally from the Album: Take the Weather With You (2006)

Life is much too short for some folks
For other folks it just drags on
Some folks like the taste of smokey whiskey
Others figure tea is too strong
I'm the type of guy who likes it right down the middle
I don't like all this bouncing back and forth

Me I want to live with my {flipflops} in Dixie
And my head in the cool blue North

And there we'll do just as we please
It ain't nothing but a breeze

In a small suburban garden
Not a single neighbor knows our name
I know the woman wishes we would move somewhere
Where the houses aren't all the same
Jesse, I wish you would take me
Where the grass is greener
I really couldn't say where it may be
Somewhere up on a mountain top
Or down by the deep blue sea

And there we'll do just as we please
It ain't nothing but a breeze

One day I'll be old gray grandpa
All the pretty girls will call me "sir,"
Now, where they're asking me how things are
Soon they'll ask me how things were
Well, I don't mind being a {longboardin’} grandpa
If you will be my {awesome} grandma
Yeah I suggest we have a little {cool conch salad}
In the shade {down in old Nassau}

And there we'll do just as we please
It ain't nothing but a breeze


Note: {} indicate Buffettized lyrics

Shows Played At:
08-08-2019: Jones Beach Theater – Wantagh, NY
08-03-2019: Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheatre – Virginia Beach, VA
07-18-2019: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-13-2019: Budweiser Stage – Toronto,
07-10-2019: MTelus – Montreal,
06-26-2010: Alpine Valley Theatre – East Troy, WI
06-22-2010: DTE Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
06-19-2010: Comcast Center – Mansfield, MA
05-22-2010: Pizza Hut Park – Frisco, TX
07-26-2007: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-21-2007: First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre – Tinley Park, IL
06-30-2007: Boardwalk Hall – Atlantic City, NJ
06-28-2007: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
11-16-2006: Ford Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL
10-21-2006: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
08-10-2006: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
08-08-2006: Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
Number of Shows: 17