Jimmy Buffett

Author: Ryan White
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501132563
Size: 47.40 MB
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Jimmy Buffett: A Good Life All The Way is filled with interviews from friends, musicians, Coral Reefer Band members past and present, and business partners who were there. This book, from acclaimed music critic Ryan White, is a top-down joyride with plenty of side trips and meanderings from Mobile and Pascagoula to New Orleans, Key West, down into the islands, and into the studios and onto the stages where the foundation of Buffett's reputation was laid. This is finally the full story of Buffett's rise from singing songs for beer to his emergence as a tropical icon and CEO behind the Margaritaville industrial complex, a vast network of merchandise, chain restaurants, resorts, and lifestyle products all inspired by his ode to a lost shaker of salt.

Jimmy Buffett And Philosophy

Author: Erin McKenna
Publisher: Open Court Publishing
ISBN: 081269659X
Size: 64.33 MB
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An examination of the philosophical aspects of Jimmy Buffett's music, presented in a series of articles that also explores the ways in which to approach philosophy from a perspective of Buffett's works, evaluates key questions about ancient and contemporary philosophers from Epicurus and Diogenes to John Dewey and Judith Butler. Original.

Where Do We Get Such Men

Author: Steven Craig Reynolds
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 143899298X
Size: 29.59 MB
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Gil Erb was one of the men who flew the Navy's first jet, the first carrier qualified jet, the first supersonic carrier qualified jet and the first Mach 2 carrier qualified jet. He participated in two combat tours in Korea and then became a test pilot. He flew 43 different Navy aircraft and suffered a dozen near death experiences. His humorous as well as tragic life episodes are all chronicled in this biography. Gil has, over the three year course of our interviews, enthusiastically opened up about his flying days. The thrilling training, combat and test piloting episodes are interspersed with the humorous after-hours tales that seem to come with the fighter jock turf. The chapters include anecdotes from some of the seven original astronauts such as Alan Shepherd, Scott Carpenter and Wally Schirra; as well as Gil meeting Chuck Yeager and spending a day with Charles Lindbergh. Despite the name dropping, the author has tried to tell an honest "everyman's" story of what it was like to become one of the first pilots to fly jets on and off aircraft carriers and just how brave these men really were. The author also believes he has included in Gil's biography a little of how this kind of life typically affects a family. Dr. Peter Bartis of the Library of Congress' Veteran's History Project said the biography was "a beautifully documented history of Commander Erb." Dr. Dave Winkler of the Naval Historical Foundation has accepted the manuscript for inclusion in the Naval History and Heritage Command Archives and is forwarding it to several other Navy museums/libraries. Paul Gillcrist, the author of "Feet Wet," "Vulture's Row," and several other naval aviation novels said about the manuscript, "Once I started, I couldn't put it down. Congratulations! You have written a wonderful story."

The Virgin Encyclopedia Of Seventies Music

Author: Colin Larkin
Publisher: Virgin Pub
ISBN:
Size: 47.29 MB
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The aim of this book is to provide a complete handbook of information and opinion about the history of the music of the 1970s. There are over 1000 entries on the bands, musicians, songwriters, producers and record labels of this decade, everyone who had any significant impact on the development of rock and pop music. From the stars who, unlike Hendrix, Joplin and Morrison, survived the sixties only to be dudded as dinosaurs, to the angry reactions of punk and the new wave and the sounds of glam rock and disco, this encylopaedia aims to answer any query about any aspect of seventies music. As well as the giants of the decade, such as Queen, Abba and Fleetwood Mac, the book also includes those artists who only flourished briefly.

Lulu S Kitchen

Author: Lucy Buffett
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1455566470
Size: 47.74 MB
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Updated with a new introduction and amazing photography, the bestselling cookbook by Lucy Buffett (chef sister of Jimmy Buffett) includes authentic family recipes from her Alabama and Florida destination restaurants, Lulu's. LULU'S KITCHEN is Lucy Buffett's culinary guide to classic Southern coastal cuisine and is packed with more than 120 signature recipes from her famous Gulf Coast restaurant, LuLu's, and LULU'S KITCHEN is the next best thing to being there. Tucked inside are humorous stories and plenty of wit and wisdom from Lucy's own kitchen. The book features party menus, Buffett family favorites, and lots of telling it like it is. Recipes include soul-satisfying delights like West Indies Salad, Heavenly Fried Crab Claws, Garlic Cheese Grits, and Silver Queen Succotash-not to mention a whole chapter of specialty cocktails that will have you daydreaming of cold margaritas and warm sand between your toes.

June Keith S Key West The Florida Keys

Author: June Keith
Publisher: Palm Island Press
ISBN: 0974352470
Size: 15.77 MB
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From Key Largo to the Dry Tortugas, this true insider’s guide to Florida’s subtropical islands, offers a comprehensive look at famous attractions such as daily sunset celebrations, historic bars, renowned restaurants, and America’s only living coral reef. Supplemented with information about local hidden gems, it offers tips about secret gardens, hip diners, and beachfront bistros. The swashbuckling history of the Keys and some of its most famous inhabitants are brought to life with charming text—from Jimmy Buffett to the ever-present ghosts of Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams.

Requiem

Author: Christopher Moreau
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1430309105
Size: 56.15 MB
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For years, indie music producer Mayne Moore has happily hunted the clubs of the Sunset Strip, trolling for the next big thing. But when his former fiancee turns up dead in an alley behind a West Hollywood nightclub clutching his business card, his life turns sideways. Mayne delves deeper and finds that everything is not as it seems. Author Chris Moreau takes us on a darkly comic journey through LA's music scene, where jealous club owners guard their turf and everyone has an angle. Viewed through Mayne's eyes and filtered through the music that informs his life, Requiem slinks through LA like a snake through a rock and roll swamp where the business just might kill you.