I can still remember it like it was yesterday. On the beach in Atlantic City with my wife April, my children, Zach and Erin, and my future Daughter-In-Law, Carley, we enjoyed a fantastic afternoon of music with thousands of other Parrot Heads as we enjoyed Jimmy Buffett on the beach. It was amazing actually swimming in the ocean as Jimmy Buffett played a show on the beach next to the Steel Pier in Atlantic City. Were you there too? It was just the perfect summer setting to enjoy the iconic Jimmy Buffett. Today however we mourn the loss of this true American music icon.


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Jimmy Buffet Performs At Get Out The Vote Rally With Democrats Gillum And Nelson
(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)



News came out this morning that the legendary Jimmy Buffett has died. According to the Associated Press, Jimmy Buffet died Friday at the age of 76. "Jimmy passed away peacefully on the night of September 1st surrounded by his family, friends, music and dogs,” a statement posted to Buffett’s official website and social media pages said late Friday. “He lived his life like a song till the very last breath and will be missed beyond measure by so many.”


Jimmy Buffett and Cast of Escape to Margaritaville Celebrate Broadway Opening
(Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Escape To Margaritaville)


Jimmy Buffett brought the beach to the stage. He made every concert a tropical paradise and he will forever bring a little summer into our lives. What was your favorite Jimmy Buffett song? There are so many to choose from. For me, I think "Son of a Son of a Sailor" "A Pirate Looks at 40" or "Come Monday" may be my favorites but his best-known song "Margaritaville" will always be Jimmy's signature tune.



Thank you for the music Jimmy, It's 5 O'Clock in Heaven today.


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