A highly illustrious musician, Jimmy Buffet has produced award winning works that have earned him international acclaim. The artist is renowned for his crowd pulling concerts and continues to fascinate fans around the world. With twenty-six studio albums and twelve live albums already under his belt, Jimmy is still on a roll and recently released another studio album ‘Songs from St. Somewhere’. The artist will be embarking on a countrywide tour this season in support of the album. He is expected to hit several concert arenas including MGM Grand Garden Arena, Verizon Arena, US Airway Center and the Xcel Energy Center.
Songs from St. Somewhere Tour
Margaritaville, Cheeseburger in Paradise, A Pirate Looks at Forty, Volcano
Jimmy began his solo musical career in 1970 with the release of his studio album ‘Down to Earth’ on the Barnaby Records label. He later released another album ‘High Cumberland Jubilee’ on the same recording label. Due to their limited initial appeal and stylistic difference than Jimmy’s later works, both the albums are often not considered to be a part of his album’s chronology. His first album on major recording label, ‘A White Sport Coat and a Pink Crustacean’, was released in 1973. The chart breaking album that reached number forty-three position on the Top Country Albums chart is usually considered to be Jimmy’s first album, even by the artist himself.
Jimmy’s breakthrough album ‘Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes’ came in 1977. The album reached number two spot on the Top Country Albums chart and number twelve spot on the Billboard 200 chart. It was a critical and commercial success, garnering a four star rating from Allmusic. It featured Jimmy’s most successful single to date, ‘Margaritaville’, which charted at number one spot on the Adult Contemporary charts in the US as well as Canada. The album has since then been certified platinum.
The Big 8
By 1980s, Jimmy had become a highly renowned concert draw. His live tours were attended by thousands of fans and were usually held at large amphitheaters. There were eight songs that were played at almost every Jimmy’s concerts and therefore became officially known as the Big 8. These tracks included ‘Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes’, ‘Cheeseburger in Paradise’, ‘A Pirate Looks at Forty’, ‘Volcano’ and ‘Come Monday’. Later, his tracks ‘One Particular Harbour’ and ‘Its 5 O’Clock’ were also included in the list but the term for these concert songs remained the Big 8.
Jimmy On Tour
Jimmy’s live events continue to pull masses from around the country every year. His stage charisma and electrifying live acts keep the audiences on their toes throughout the show. The fans are already on lookout for Jimmy Buffet tickets this season. The artist is expected to play live in several US cities in support of his latest album including Saint Paul, Phoenix, North Little Rock, Las Vegas, Louisville and Tulsa. So make sure to catch Jimmy in yet another live concert and enjoy a memorable musical journey with friends.