How Big Of A Jimmy Buffett Fan Are You?

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How Big Of A Jimmy Buffett Fan Are You? - Quiz

Smitten by the good-looks of singer Jimmy Buffett? Well, let's see how much you really know in this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In Jimmy Buffett's "Why You Wanna Hurt My Heart", who does he say he's gonna see?

    • A.

      Captain Tony

    • B.

      The Lizard

    • C.

      Jane

    • D.

      The Voodoo Lady

    Correct Answer
    D. The Voodoo Lady
    Explanation
    In Jimmy Buffett's song "Why You Wanna Hurt My Heart," he mentions that he is going to see The Voodoo Lady. The song implies that the Voodoo Lady is someone he seeks out for advice or guidance, possibly because he is feeling hurt or betrayed. The mention of the Voodoo Lady adds a mystical and mysterious element to the song, suggesting that Jimmy Buffett is turning to unconventional means to find solace or understanding in his heartache.

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  • 2. 

    Whose boat is the Leaky Tiki in Jimmy Buffett's "We Are the People Our Parents Warned Us About"?

    • A.

      Captain Tony

    • B.

      Fingers Taylor

    • C.

      My African Friend

    • D.

      Gardner McKay

    Correct Answer
    D. Gardner McKay
    Explanation
    In Jimmy Buffett's song "We Are the People Our Parents Warned Us About," the Leaky Tiki boat belongs to Gardner McKay.

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  • 3. 

    Jimmy Buffett released two albums in 1974, what were they?

    • A.

      High Cumberland Jubilee, Livin' And Dying In 3/4 Time

    • B.

      Changed In Latitudes, Havana Daydreamin'

    • C.

      Livin' And Dying In 3/4 Time, A1A

    • D.

      White Sportcoat And A Pink Crustacean, Hot Water

    Correct Answer
    C. Livin' And Dying In 3/4 Time, A1A
    Explanation
    In 1974, Jimmy Buffett released two albums: "Livin' And Dying In 3/4 Time" and "A1A".

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  • 4. 

    What Jimmy Buffett song has the lyrics "No bird flies by my window, no ship is tied to my tree"?

    • A.

      Island

    • B.

      Peanut Butter Conspiracy

    • C.

      Lone Palm

    • D.

      In The Shelter

    Correct Answer
    C. Lone Palm
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Lone Palm" because the lyrics mentioned in the question are from this song. The lyrics imply a sense of solitude and isolation, with no bird flying by the window and no ship tied to a tree. "Lone Palm" is a song by Jimmy Buffett that captures the feeling of being alone and disconnected from the outside world.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the Jimmy Buffett album "Banana Wind" dedicated to?

    • A.

      His Father

    • B.

      His Wife And Kids

    • C.

      His Grandfather

    • D.

      Bob Marley

    Correct Answer
    A. His Father
    Explanation
    The album "Banana Wind" by Jimmy Buffett was dedicated to his father. This suggests that Buffett wanted to honor and pay tribute to his father through his music. It is common for artists to dedicate their work to loved ones who have had a significant impact on their lives, and in this case, Buffett chose to dedicate the album to his father as a way to express his love and gratitude.

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  • 6. 

    In the Jimmy Buffett song "Fruitcakes", who owned the Space Station and Bake shop down in Boomtown?

    • A.

      Desdemona

    • B.

      The Seven Sisters

    • C.

      The Voodoo Lady

    • D.

      Little Miss Magic

    Correct Answer
    A. Desdemona
    Explanation
    In the Jimmy Buffett song "Fruitcakes", Desdemona owned the Space Station and Bake shop down in Boomtown. The song mentions Desdemona as the owner of this establishment, indicating that she is the correct answer choice.

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  • 7. 

    What language is spoken in the chorus of Jimmy Buffett's "One Particular Harbour"?

    • A.

      Russian

    • B.

      French

    • C.

      Cajun

    • D.

      Tahitian

    Correct Answer
    D. Tahitian
    Explanation
    The language spoken in the chorus of Jimmy Buffett's "One Particular Harbour" is Tahitian.

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  • 8. 

    What does the title "La Vie Dansante" mean on the Jimmy Buffett album "Riddles in the Sand"?

    • A.

      Off To See The Lizard

    • B.

      The Ship Is Sinking

    • C.

      Follow The Dancing Life

    • D.

      Come And Join Us

    Correct Answer
    C. Follow The Dancing Life
    Explanation
    The title "La Vie Dansante" translates to "The Dancing Life" in English. This suggests that the album "Riddles in the Sand" by Jimmy Buffett explores the concept of embracing a carefree and joyful lifestyle, symbolized by dancing. The phrase implies a sense of movement, celebration, and living in the moment, which aligns with Buffett's laid-back and beach-inspired music.

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  • 9. 

    In what two cities was Jimmy Buffett's "Feeding Frenzy" recorded?

    • A.

      Charlotte & St. Louis

    • B.

      Cincinnati & Atlanta

    • C.

      Atlanta & Miami

    • D.

      New York & Chicago

    Correct Answer
    B. Cincinnati & Atlanta
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Cincinnati & Atlanta. This is because the question is asking about the two cities where Jimmy Buffett's "Feeding Frenzy" was recorded. Out of the given options, Cincinnati and Atlanta are the only cities mentioned. Therefore, these are the two cities where the recording took place.

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  • 10. 

    What advice does Jimmy Buffett give in "No Plane On Sunday"?

    • A.

      Stay In School Don't Be A Fool

    • B.

      Make The Best Of A Bad Situation

    • C.

      Trust Your Intuition

    • D.

      Be Good And You Will Be Lonesome

    Correct Answer
    B. Make The Best Of A Bad Situation
    Explanation
    In the song "No Plane On Sunday," Jimmy Buffett advises listeners to make the best of a bad situation. This suggests that when faced with adversity or unfavorable circumstances, it is important to maintain a positive attitude and try to find the silver lining. Rather than dwelling on the negatives, Buffett encourages individuals to find ways to make the situation better and make the most out of it. This advice promotes resilience, optimism, and the ability to find opportunities for growth and happiness even in challenging times.

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  • 11. 

    How many words can you put on "The Coconut Telegraph", according to the Jimmy Buffett song?

    • A.

      30 Or Less

    • B.

      25 Or Less

    • C.

      26 Or Less

    • D.

      18 Or Less

    Correct Answer
    B. 25 Or Less
    Explanation
    According to the Jimmy Buffett song "The Coconut Telegraph," the maximum number of words that can be put on it is 25 or less.

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  • 12. 

    What John Candy movie did Jimmy Buffett write the theme song for?

    • A.

      Summer Rental

    • B.

      Cool Runnings

    • C.

      Uncle Buck

    • D.

      Wagons East

    Correct Answer
    A. Summer Rental
    Explanation
    Jimmy Buffett wrote the theme song for the John Candy movie "Summer Rental."

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  • 13. 

    Who pulls up in a red convertible Jaguar in Jimmy Buffett's "Pascagoula Run"?

    • A.

      Billy

    • B.

      Joe Merchant

    • C.

      Bubba

    • D.

      Fingers Taylor

    Correct Answer
    A. Billy
    Explanation
    In Jimmy Buffett's "Pascagoula Run," Billy pulls up in a red convertible Jaguar.

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  • 14. 

    Who is Baxter and what Jimmy Buffett song is he from?

    • A.

      The Tattoo Artist In Margaritaville

    • B.

      Jimmy's Agent In You'll Never Work In Dis Bidness Again

    • C.

      The Parrot In Migrations

    • D.

      Jimmy's Cousin In Life Is Just A Tire Swing

    Correct Answer
    D. Jimmy's Cousin In Life Is Just A Tire Swing
    Explanation
    Baxter is Jimmy's cousin in the song "Life Is Just A Tire Swing" by Jimmy Buffett.

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  • 15. 

    Where did Jimmy Buffett attend college?

    • A.

      Florida Keys Community College

    • B.

      University Of South Florida

    • C.

      University Of South Alabama

    • D.

      University Of Southern Mississippi

    Correct Answer
    D. University Of Southern Mississippi
    Explanation
    Jimmy Buffett attended the University of Southern Mississippi.

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  • 16. 

    Which Country singer sings the song "Jimmy Buffett Doesn't Live In Key West Anymore"?

    • A.

      George Jones

    • B.

      Hank Williams Jr.

    • C.

      Waylan Jennings

    • D.

      David Allen Coe

    Correct Answer
    D. David Allen Coe
    Explanation
    David Allen Coe is the correct answer because he is the country singer who sings the song "Jimmy Buffett Doesn't Live In Key West Anymore".

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  • 17. 

    Where was Billy Votaire's hometown?

    • A.

      Paris

    • B.

      Havana

    • C.

      Miami

    • D.

      Key West

    Correct Answer
    C. Miami
    Explanation
    Billy Votaire's hometown was Miami.

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  • 18. 

    Where did Jimmy Buffett receive his first scar?

    • A.

      In A Bourbon Street Bar

    • B.

      In The Full Moon Saloon

    • C.

      On The Pascagoula Run

    • D.

      On A Softball Field

    Correct Answer
    A. In A Bourbon Street Bar
    Explanation
    Jimmy Buffett received his first scar in a Bourbon Street Bar.

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  • 19. 

    What did Jimmy want his girlfriend to drink at the drive-in?

    • A.

      Purple Passion

    • B.

      Tequila And A Lime

    • C.

      Honey-Do Vine Water

    • D.

      A Margarita

    Correct Answer
    A. Purple Passion
    Explanation
    Jimmy wanted his girlfriend to drink Purple Passion at the drive-in.

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  • 20. 

    In "Peanut Butter Conspiracy", what item was it Jimmy Buffett's responsibility to "lift"?

    • A.

      A Can Of Sardines

    • B.

      A Jar Of Jelly

    • C.

      A Six Pack Of Tubor Beer

    • D.

      The Peanut Butter

    Correct Answer
    A. A Can Of Sardines
    Explanation
    In the song "Peanut Butter Conspiracy," Jimmy Buffett was responsible for "lifting" a can of sardines.

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  • 21. 

    Which artist contributed to the Jimmy Buffett album "Banana Wind"?

    • A.

      Don Henley

    • B.

      Garth Brooks

    • C.

      James Taylor

    • D.

      Van Morrison

    Correct Answer
    C. James Taylor
    Explanation
    James Taylor contributed to the Jimmy Buffett album "Banana Wind".

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  • 22. 

    What Jimmy Buffett song contains a reference to a KISS concert?

    • A.

      West Nashville Grand Ballroom Gown

    • B.

      Manana

    • C.

      Livingston Saturday Night

    • D.

      Big Rig

    Correct Answer
    B. Manana
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Manana" because in the song, there is a line that says "I went to a KISS concert, it was rainin' pink champagne." This reference to a KISS concert indicates that "Manana" is the song that contains the reference.

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  • 23. 

    What was the first song Jimmy Buffett sang in his guest appearance in the movie "FM"?

    • A.

      Pirate Looks At Forty

    • B.

      Livingston Saturday Night

    • C.

      Son Of A Son Of A Sailor

    • D.

      Come Monday

    Correct Answer
    B. Livingston Saturday Night
    Explanation
    In the movie "FM," Jimmy Buffett made a guest appearance and sang the song "Livingston Saturday Night." This song was the first one he performed during his appearance in the film.

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  • 24. 

    In this Jimmy Buffet song, to whom did the "unpopular poet leave all his royalties"?

    • A.

      Bubba

    • B.

      Spooner (His Old Hound)

    • C.

      His Brother

    • D.

      An African Parakeet

    Correct Answer
    B. Spooner (His Old Hound)
    Explanation
    In this Jimmy Buffet song, the "unpopular poet" left all his royalties to Spooner, his old hound. This suggests that the poet had a special bond with his loyal and faithful dog, choosing to leave his financial earnings to him rather than any human companion or family member. The choice of Spooner as the recipient of the royalties emphasizes the poet's love and appreciation for his canine companion.

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  • 25. 

    According to a song title, who did Jimmy Buffett say could take him home?

    • A.

      A Little Girl In Kingston Town

    • B.

      The Woman To Blame

    • C.

      A Smart Woman In A Real Short Skirt

    • D.

      A Maid From Martinique

    Correct Answer
    C. A Smart Woman In A Real Short Skirt
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A Smart Woman In A Real Short Skirt." This answer is derived from the song title mentioned in the question. The song implies that Jimmy Buffett believes a smart woman in a real short skirt has the power to take him home.

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  • 26. 

    Who originally wrote "Uncle John's Band" from Jimmy Buffett's "Fruitcakes" album?

    • A.

      Jimmy Buffett

    • B.

      Mike Utley

    • C.

      Jerry Garcia

    • D.

      John Macdonald

    Correct Answer
    C. Jerry Garcia
    Explanation
    Jerry Garcia originally wrote "Uncle John's Band" from Jimmy Buffett's "Fruitcakes" album.

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  • 27. 

    Who was Jimmy Buffett touring with when "Margaritaville" hit it big?

    • A.

      The Band

    • B.

      The Eagles

    • C.

      The Grateful Dead

    • D.

      Fleetwood Mac

    Correct Answer
    B. The Eagles
    Explanation
    When "Margaritaville" became a big hit, Jimmy Buffett was touring with The Eagles.

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  • 28. 

    What song started out as the B-side on Jimmy Buffett's "The Great Filling Station Holdup" single?

    • A.

      Why Don't We Get Drunk And Screw

    • B.

      Son Of A Sailor

    • C.

      Grapefruit-Juicy Fruit

    • D.

      He Went To Paris

    Correct Answer
    A. Why Don't We Get Drunk And Screw
    Explanation
    "Why Don't We Get Drunk And Screw" started out as the B-side on Jimmy Buffett's "The Great Filling Station Holdup" single.

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  • 29. 

    What is Jimmy Buffett's middle name?

    • A.

      Robert

    • B.

      Thomas

    • C.

      Delaney

    • D.

      William

    Correct Answer
    D. William
    Explanation
    Jimmy Buffett's middle name is William.

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  • 30. 

    What was the name of Jimmy Buffett's first sailboat?

    • A.

      Discovery

    • B.

      Boat Drinks

    • C.

      Euphoria

    • D.

      Margaritaville

    Correct Answer
    C. Euphoria
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Euphoria". This answer is correct because it is the name of Jimmy Buffett's first sailboat.

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  • 31. 

    Who took Jimmy Buffett to Key West for the first time?

    • A.

      Jerry Jeff Walker

    • B.

      James Taylor

    • C.

      Gordon Lightfoot

    • D.

      Chris Robinson

    Correct Answer
    A. Jerry Jeff Walker
    Explanation
    Jerry Jeff Walker is the correct answer because he is the one who took Jimmy Buffett to Key West for the first time. This implies that Jerry Jeff Walker played a significant role in introducing Jimmy Buffett to the Key West area.

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  • 32. 

    What is the name of Jimmy Buffett's newsletter?

    • A.

      Coconut Telegraph

    • B.

      Key West Observer

    • C.

      Margaritaville Times

    • D.

      Miami Herald

    Correct Answer
    A. Coconut Telegraph
    Explanation
    Coconut Telegraph is the name of Jimmy Buffett's newsletter. This newsletter is likely named after the traditional method of communication used in the Caribbean, where messages were relayed through the use of hollowed-out coconuts. The name reflects Buffett's laid-back, tropical lifestyle and his connection to the beach culture.

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  • 33. 

    In his song "Jolly Mon", what is Jimmy Buffett singing about?

    • A.

      Train

    • B.

      Boat

    • C.

      Fish

    • D.

      Dolphin

    Correct Answer
    D. Dolphin
    Explanation
    In his song "Jolly Mon," Jimmy Buffett is singing about dolphins.

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  • 34. 

    What thoroughfare is Margaritaville Cafe located on?

    • A.

      Mallory Square

    • B.

      Duval Street

    • C.

      Roosevelt Hwy

    • D.

      Francis Street

    Correct Answer
    B. Duval Street
    Explanation
    Margaritaville Cafe is located on Duval Street. This is a famous street in Key West, Florida, known for its vibrant atmosphere and numerous shops, bars, and restaurants. Duval Street is a popular tourist destination and is often referred to as the heart of Key West. Margaritaville Cafe, being located on this thoroughfare, benefits from the high foot traffic and the lively ambiance of the street.

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  • 35. 

    On the "Banana Wind" album, where does Jimmy Buffett tell the listener to come back to?

    • A.

      Jamaica

    • B.

      Margaritaville

    • C.

      Key West

    • D.

      Paris

    Correct Answer
    A. Jamaica
    Explanation
    In the "Banana Wind" album, Jimmy Buffett tells the listener to come back to Jamaica. This suggests that the album has a tropical or Caribbean theme, as Jamaica is known for its beautiful beaches and vibrant culture. Buffett might be inviting the listener to return to the laid-back, carefree atmosphere of Jamaica, where they can relax and enjoy the island life.

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