1. Homemade Music

    HOMEMADE MUSIC
    Jimmy Buffett, Mike Utley & Russell Kunkell I ain't no video king
    I still have to sing
    For my supper each night You stand on the benches
    I play in the trenches
    Beneath the big spotlights
    Lived in a suitcase for half of my years
    I got strange little voices that live in my ears
    Hall monster, mall monster
    I can't be the old me no more Chorus
    Homemade music down in the passion pits
    Homemade music lots o grits but no hits
    Homemade music is part of my philosophy Oh cookin' is a pleasure
    And singin' is a treasure
    That most dont' find There aint' no harm in tellin'
    I like to eat my melon right
    Down to the rind I had a hippy girlfriend when I was a kid
    She died and went to the suburbs most of them did
    Where did all the wild ones go Chorus
    Homemade music ain't on the radio
    Homemade music searchin' high and low
    Homemade music where did all the good songs go Instrumental First there were records, then cassettes and CDs
    Managers, lawyers, then came the Japanese
    But homemade music still makes a lot of sense to me Homemade music is funky and nice
    Homemade music sits on very thin ice
    But homemade music is part of my philosophy Homemade music ain't on the radio
    Homemade music searchin' high and how
    Homemade music where did all the good songs go
  2. Baby's Gone Shoppin'

    Baby's Gone Shoppin' There are ten pictures of Marilyn Monroe in my studio and I always fantasize while I'm singing about being a chauffeur in the car as Marilyn hits the stores on Madison Avenue and then she asks me to go to Mexico with her.
    Baby's gone shoppin' she's looking around
    She's checkin' out the clothes on the boys in town
    Pick up this drop off that
    Stares at her pictures from the Fotomat
    Oh she likes what she sees
    But she's afraid of what she needs
    She should be here with me
    She should be here with me
    But I don't make it easy, I'm no day at the beach
    Just an old road dog gettin' harder to teach
    Hang on this planet, hang on each twirl
    Scatter my belongin's all over this world
    I get more wrapped up each day
    She's lookin' further away
    She should be here with me
    She should be here with me
    I'm no good at conversation (No good)
    I don't want a proclamation (Oh, no, no)
    I just think that we could use
    A little face-to-face communication
    Ow! I've been thinkin', thinkin' this through
    It's time to stop all this selfishness both me and you
    I'll stop from here, you stop from there
    We'll meet somewhere in the middle darlin' I don't care
    I don't want no more heartaches it's time to put on the brakes
    She should be here with me
    I don't want no more heartaches it's time to slam on 'em brakes
    She should be here with me
    Baby's gone shoppin', she should be here with me
    No more bar hoppin', she should be here with me
    Now, I don't know but I've been told
    That city livin' is awfully cold
    She should be right here, here with me (he should be...)
    Brrrrrr... (...here with me)
    Baby's gone shoppin', she should be here with me (he should be...)
    (...here with me)
    No more bar, no more bar, no more bar hoppin'
    Should be here with me (he should be here with me)
    She should be here with me
    She should be here with me (he should be...)
    (...here with me)
    No more bar, no more bar, no more bar hoppin'
    Should be here with me (he should be here with me)
    She should be here with me (gone shoppin')
    Ba-ba-ba-ba-ba-ba-ba-ba-ba-ba-ba-ba-baby's gone shoppin' (gone shoppin')
    She should be here with me
    She should be here with me (gone shoppin', he should be...)
    She should be here with me (he should be here with me)
    She should be here with me (gone shoppin', he should be here!)
  3. Bring Back the Magic

    BRING BACK THE MAGIC
    Jimmy Buffett and Will Jennings Chorus
    Nothing can tear you apart
    If you keep living straight from the heart
    Though you know that you're gonna hurt some
    The magic will come If you keep living straight from the heart
    you will know when to stop and to start
    Once you see that no one really wins
    Then the magic begins Bring back the magic
    Don't make life so tragic
    Bring back the magic
    Don't make life so tragic Beachcombers ride oh children lost in the tide
    Time's never at their command
    Waves melt all castles of sand
    Melts all castles of sand Bring back the magic
    Don't make life so tragic
    Bring back the magic
    Don't make life so tragic Red sky at night such a sailor's delight
    Red sky at dawn oh gypsy song's comin' on
    Gypsy song comin' on
    Song comin' on Chorus
    Nothing can tear you apart
    If you keep living straight from the heart
    Though you know that you're gonna hurt some
    The magic will come If you keep living straight from the heart
    You will know when to start and to stop
    Once you see that no one really wins
    Then the magic begins Bring back the magic
    Don't make life so tragic
    Bring back the magic
    Don't make life so tragic
  4. My Barracuda

    MY BARRACUDA
    Jimmy Buffett/Michael Utley/Russell Kunkel/Steve Cropper Well I saw this couple
    Just the other day
    Livin' under a bridge
    In a homeless way Like a million others
    All over this land
    Livin' day to day
    Without a master plan In this unforgiving world
    There ain't no doubt
    It will chew you up
    And it will spit you out
    She calls him barracuda
    My barracuda She used to work in the circus
    A real high wire act
    He was a lion tamer
    Up until the attack He came without instructions
    Then he came unglued
    Now he's just a monster
    in a human suit
    She calls him barracuda
    My barracuda She still can't figure out
    What she's doin' down here
    Ans she don't know
    If he loves her or not He may be a barracuda
    But he's the only lover she's got
    Barracuda
  5. L\'Air de la Louisiane

    L'AIR DE LA LOUISIANE
    Jesse Winchester
    Promenade dans un bois la vielle Louisiane
    Les ombres lougnes nos pas silents
    l'air de la Louisiane
    Toi et moi ne parlant pas
    en sucant d'la canne
    Pour un instant je suis content en
    l'air de la Louisiane
    Pour un instant je suis content en
    l'air de la Louisiane English Lyric
    A walk in the woods of old Louisiana
    the shadows are long
    Our steps are silent in the Louisiana air
    You and I say nothing as we suck sugar cane
    For one minute I'm happy in the Louisiana air
  6. Prince of Tides

    PRINCE OF TIDES
    Jimmy Buffett/Michael Utley African drums are silent and the Wingos
    are poets at last
    Out on Dafuskie Island, the bulldozers
    bury the past
    And the low country sinks, she cannot swim
    the dogwood feels the hurt
    While the foursome plays on borrowed days in
    their alligator shirts Chorus
    Now I realize who killed the Prince of Tides
    How can you tell how it used to be
    When there's nothing left to see One night they put a price on the sunset and that
    got the whole earth shakin'
    Those rose from the grave both the weak and the brave
    'cause history was there for the makin'
    And the winos surrounded the condos forming
    a frail human fence
    And they shouted out loud to the roar of the crowd
    "Same old story, more dollars than sense" Chorus
    Now I realize who killed the Prince of Tides
    How can you tell how it used to be
    When there's nothing left to see
    Paperback novels make young girls dream and
    Judy's spending quieter days in the stream
    With Giovinno, Goodman, Phil and Mac D, they were
    such good friends to me Chorus
    Now I realize who killed the Prince of Tides
    How can you tell how it used to be
    When there's nothing left to see Heaven knows but God decides
    When to kill the Prince of Tides
    How can you tell how it used to be
    When there's nothing left to see Nothing left to see
    And beach music beach music beach music
    just plays on
  7. Pre-You

    PRE-YOU
    Jimmy Buffett/Ralph MacDonald/William Salter Mysterious lost weekend in a land
    where time stands still
    Where people fall in love again
    just for one more thrill
    My girl and I went walking
    by the Caribbean sea
    Someone snorkeled by raised her head up high
    And my girl said who's she? Chorus
    Pre you a friend of mine who's old not new
    Pre you she's just another girl that I once knew
    A pleasant smile a pretty face
    Another time another place
    Pre you what's a guy supposed to do? We'll blame it on the weather
    and the stars that shine above
    For bringing us together and
    filling us with love
    So don't you fret my lady,
    'cause what we have is strong
    Let her swim away
    out into the bay
    your place is here with me Chorus
    She's pre you just a friend
    so don't be blue
    Pre you she's only yesterday
    just passing through
    Another page in history
    a stepping stone for you and me
    Pre you what's a guy supposed to do? Instrumental Long ago we were close but the fire went out
    She's a tease can't you tell
    that's what she's all about
    Like an old broken clock on the wall
    she's got nothing to say
    She was long ago she's so yesterday Chorus
    She's pre you just a friend
    so don't be blue
    Pre you she's only yesterday
    just passing through
    Another page in history
    a stepping stone for you and me
    Pre you what's a guy supposed to do?
  8. King of Somewhere Hot

    King of Somewhere Hot
    Jimmy Buffett, Ralph MacDonald, Wm. Salter & Robert. Greenidge I've traveled all around the world
    And there are places that still stand out to me
    But nowhere else can quite compare
    To my island in the sea My personal utopia a place to run to
    Where I can hide away
    Where I can truly reign supreme
    somewhere fresh and clean
    Where a man can dream Chorus
    I'm king, king of somewhere hot
    (Don't cha know)
    I'm king like every man should be
    I'm king, king of somewhere hot
    (Way to go)
    Where the music in my soul
    makes me start to lose control
    I could melt right on the spot
    I'm king of somewhere hot Someday I hope to find my queen
    I know she'll come my way
    I'll give her all my love
    It's not a complicated thing
    just a place where I can swing
    Where a man can be a king Chorus
    I'm king, king of somewhere hot
    (Don't cha know)
    I'm king like every man should be
    I'm king, king of somewhere hot
    (Way to go)
    O don't care how hard you look
    you won't find me in the book
    I could melt right on the spot
    I'm the king of somewhere hot
  9. Great Heart

    GREAT HEART
    Johnny Clegg This world is full of strange behavior
    Every man has to be his own savior
    I know I can make it on my own if I try
    But I'm searchin' for a great heart
    To stand me by
    Underneath the African sky
    A great heart to stand me by Chorus
    I'm searching for the spirit of the great heart
    To hold and keep me by
    I'm searchin' for the spirit of the great heart
    Under African sky
    Sometimes I feel that you barely know me
    Sometimes there's so much you can show me There's a highway of stars across the heavens
    There's a whispering song of the wind in the grass
    There's a rolling thunder across the savannah
    A hope and a dream at the edge of the sky
    And your life is the story of the wind
    Your life is a story like the wind Chorus
    I'm searching for the spirit of the great heart
    To hold and stand me by
    I'm searchin' for the spirit of the great heart
    Under African sky
    I'm searchin' for the spirit of the great heart
    I see the fire in your eyes
    I'm searchin' for the spirit of the great heart
    That beats my name inside
    sometimes I feel that you really know me
    Sometimes there's so much you can show me
    (Chant) Repeat Chorus I'm searching for the spirit of the great heart
    To hold and stand me by
    I'm searchin' for the spirit of the great heart
    Under African sky
    I'm searchin' for the spirit of the great heart
    I see the fire in your eyes
    I'm searchin' for the spirit of the great heart
    That beats my name inside
    Sometimes I feel you really know me
    Sometimes there's so much you can show me Guk a 'mzimba (body grow old)
    Sala 'nhliziyo (but heart remain behind)
  10. Smart Woman (In a Real Short Skirt)

    SMART WOMAN (IN A REAL SHORT SKIRT)
    Jimmy Buffett and Marshall Chapman Bimbo limbo is where I've been
    I know you know that it's wearing me thin
    The times are changin' and it's about time
    I'm rearranging all the guilt in my mind Chorus
    I'm looking for a smart woman
    in a real short skirt
    Smart woman who knows how to flirt
    Smart woman got a mind of her own
    Smart woman that'll take me homw
    Take me home I'm not your macho kind of guy
    But I can be so when I'm feeling shy
    Hey baby where'd you get your good looks
    Ooh babe I want to carry your books Chorus
    I'm looking for a smart woman
    in a real short skirt
    Smart woman show knows how to flirt
    Smart woman got a mind of her own
    Smart woman that'll take me home
    Take me home Beauty and brains (beauty and brains)
    Best of both worlds (best of both worlds)
    Think I can change
    If you'll be my be my be my girl Chorus
    I'm looking for a smart woman
    in a real short skirt
    Smart woman sho knows how to flirt
    Smart woman got a mind of her own
    Smart woman that'll take me home
    Take me home
  11. That\'s What Living Is to Me

    THAT'S WHAT LIVING IS TO ME
    Jimmy Buffett Jason Mason hears the sound
    The whistle blows in Congotown
    And the mail boat's in mail boat's in It brings him things from oh so far
    Old magazines and Snickers Bars
    A simple man a simple land
    The world's too big to understand Chorus
    Be good and you will be lonesome
    Be lonesome and you will be free
    Live a lie and you will live to regret it
    That's what living is to me
    That's what living is to me On a timeless beach in Hispaniola
    A young girl sips a diet cola
    She's worlds apart worlds apart
    The spirit of the black king still
    Reverberates through Haitian hills
    He rules the sea and all the fish
    What if he had a TV dish Chorus
    Now in the far off regions
    the foreign legion
    Keeps the thieves and the
    predators at bay
    While closer to home
    some bad boys still roam
    The streets aren't safe so give it
    One more day, one more day The stories from my favorite books
    Still take on many different looks
    And I'm gone again, home again
    The time has come the walrus said
    And little oysters hide their head
    My twain of thought is loosely bound
    I guess it's time to mark this down.

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