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  • 1. 

    What instrument played by the Coral Reefers, Jimmy Buffett's band, is originally from Trinidad?

    • A.

      Xylophone

    • B.

      Bongos

    • C.

      Castanets

    • D.

      Steel Drums

    Correct Answer
    D. Steel Drums
    Explanation
    The instrument played by the Coral Reefers, Jimmy Buffett's band, that is originally from Trinidad is the Steel Drums. Steel Drums, also known as Steel Pans, are percussion instruments made from oil drums. They were invented in Trinidad and Tobago in the 1930s and have since become synonymous with Caribbean music. The unique sound of the Steel Drums adds a tropical and festive vibe to the music played by the Coral Reefers.

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  • 2. 

    What song by Jimmy Buffett is about his son, Cameron?

    • A.

      Beach House On The Moon

    • B.

      Jolly Mon

    • C.

      Lucky Stars

    • D.

      Middle Of The Night

    Correct Answer
    A. Beach House On The Moon
    Explanation
    "Beach House On The Moon" is the correct answer because it is a song by Jimmy Buffett that is about his son, Cameron. This song is a heartfelt tribute to his son and reflects on the bond between a father and son. The lyrics of the song describe a dream-like escape to a beach house on the moon, where they can spend quality time together and create lasting memories.

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  • 3. 

    The lyric "rolled with the punches and played off all his hunches" is from what Jimmy Buffett song?

    • A.

      Cowboy In The Jungle

    • B.

      Tin Cup For A Chalice

    • C.

      Son Of A Son Of A Sailor

    • D.

      Knees Of My Heart

    Correct Answer
    A. Cowboy In The Jungle
    Explanation
    The lyric "rolled with the punches and played off all his hunches" is from the Jimmy Buffett song "Cowboy In The Jungle". This song is known for its catchy melody and lyrics that depict a carefree and adventurous lifestyle. The line suggests that the protagonist of the song is able to adapt to challenges and trust his instincts, which aligns with the theme of embracing a free-spirited and unconventional life.

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  • 4. 

    What Crosby, Stills, and Nash song does Jimmy Buffett often cover in concert?

    • A.

      Our House

    • B.

      Southern Cross

    • C.

      Southbound

    • D.

      Hard Days Night

    Correct Answer
    B. Southern Cross
    Explanation
    Jimmy Buffett often covers the Crosby, Stills, and Nash song "Southern Cross" in concert.

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  • 5. 

    In the Jimmy Buffett song "Cuban Crime of Passion", where was Billy Voltaire buried?

    • A.

      Boot Hill

    • B.

      Pauper's Hill

    • C.

      Parrot Island

    • D.

      San Juan Hill

    Correct Answer
    B. Pauper's Hill
    Explanation
    Billy Voltaire was buried in Pauper's Hill. This suggests that Billy Voltaire was not a wealthy or well-known individual, as he was buried in a pauper's cemetery. The mention of Pauper's Hill in the song implies that Billy Voltaire lived a simple and perhaps unfortunate life, which adds to the overall theme or story being conveyed in the song.

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  • 6. 

    Who cracked the whip on Jimmy Buffett's "Desperation Samba"?

    • A.

      Marvin Gardens

    • B.

      Harrison Ford

    • C.

      Timothy B. Schmidt

    • D.

      Michael Utley

    Correct Answer
    B. Harrison Ford
  • 7. 

    What is the name of Jimmy Buffett's seaplane?

    • A.

      The Coconut Express

    • B.

      Lady Of The Waters

    • C.

      Fins Up

    • D.

      Savannah Blue

    Correct Answer
    B. Lady Of The Waters
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Lady Of The Waters." This is the name of Jimmy Buffett's seaplane.

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  • 8. 

    In what motion picture did Jimmy Buffett have a cameo role as a helicopter pilot?

    • A.

      Air Force One

    • B.

      Con Air

    • C.

      Congo

    • D.

      Independence Day

    Correct Answer
    C. Congo
    Explanation
    Jimmy Buffett had a cameo role as a helicopter pilot in the motion picture "Congo".

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  • 9. 

    How much gas does the robber ask for in the Jimmy Buffett song "Great Filling Station Holdup"?

    • A.

      5 Dollars

    • B.

      Fill Er Up

    • C.

      50 Cents

    • D.

      10 Dollars

    Correct Answer
    C. 50 Cents
    Explanation
    In the Jimmy Buffett song "Great Filling Station Holdup," the robber asks for 50 cents worth of gas. This is evident from the line in the song where the robber says, "Hey, man, run it up on that pump, I'll be paying for your gasoline with this here gun." The amount of gas requested is specified as 50 cents, indicating a small amount of gas.

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  • 10. 

    Which Jimmy Buffett song has the lyrics, "I just bought a waterbed that's filled up for me and you"?

    • A.

      Margaritaville

    • B.

      Why Don't We Get Drunk

    • C.

      Come Monday

    • D.

      A White Sport Coat And A Pink Carnation

    Correct Answer
    B. Why Don't We Get Drunk
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Why Don't We Get Drunk." This song by Jimmy Buffett includes the lyrics "I just bought a waterbed that's filled up for me and you." The song is known for its lighthearted and humorous lyrics about enjoying life and letting loose.

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  • 11. 

    What is Jimmy Buffet looking for in his drinking song "Margaritaville"?

    • A.

      His Flip Flops

    • B.

      His Long Lost Shaker Of Salt

    • C.

      A Mexican Cutie

    • D.

      The Woman Who Is To Blame

    Correct Answer
    B. His Long Lost Shaker Of Salt
    Explanation
    In the song "Margaritaville," Jimmy Buffet is looking for his long lost shaker of salt. This is evident in the lyrics of the song where he mentions how he is searching for his salt shaker to add salt to his margarita. The shaker of salt symbolizes the missing ingredient that would complete his drink and enhance his enjoyment of the tropical paradise he is in.

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  • 12. 

    Who taught Jimmy Buffett to play the guitar?

    • A.

      Billy Buffett

    • B.

      A College Buddy

    • C.

      Arlo Guthrie

    • D.

      His Grandfather

    Correct Answer
    B. A College Buddy
    Explanation
    Jimmy Buffett learned to play the guitar from his college buddy. This suggests that his college friend was the one who taught him the necessary skills and techniques to play the instrument. It implies that Buffett's interest in music and guitar playing was sparked and nurtured during his time in college, highlighting the influence of his friend in his musical journey.

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  • 13. 

    What was the name of Jimmy Buffett's first live album?

    • A.

      Tuesdays, Thursdays And Saturdays

    • B.

      Feeding Frenzy

    • C.

      You Had To Be There

    • D.

      Alive At Last

    Correct Answer
    C. You Had To Be There
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "You Had To Be There." This live album was Jimmy Buffett's first and was released in 1978. The album features recordings from various live performances and showcases Buffett's energetic and engaging stage presence. The title "You Had To Be There" suggests that the experience of seeing Buffett live is something that cannot be fully captured on a studio album, emphasizing the unique and captivating nature of his live performances.

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  • 14. 

    Where did Jimmy Buffett rule his world from in the song "One Particular Harbor"?

    • A.

      The Funzone

    • B.

      The Endzone

    • C.

      A Touchtone Phone

    • D.

      A Payphone

    Correct Answer
    D. A Payphone
    Explanation
    In the song "One Particular Harbor," Jimmy Buffett ruled his world from a payphone. This suggests that he found solace and a sense of control in the simplicity of a payphone, which allowed him to connect with others and navigate his world. The payphone symbolizes a nostalgic and simpler time, where communication was more personal and direct. It also hints at the idea of escapism, as Buffett uses the payphone as a means to create his own world and escape from the realities of everyday life.

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  • 15. 

    What brand of boat does Frank Bama fly in Jimmy Buffett's first novel?

    • A.

      Pby Amphibian

    • B.

      Widgeon

    • C.

      Grumman Goose

    • D.

      Great Lakes Biplane

    Correct Answer
    C. Grumman Goose
    Explanation
    In Jimmy Buffett's first novel, Frank Bama flies a Grumman Goose. This is indicated by the fact that Grumman Goose is the correct answer given.

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  • 16. 

    What is in Jimmy Buffett's jacket pocket on the cover of "A White Sport Coat and a Pink Crustacean"?

    • A.

      A Handkerchief

    • B.

      A Cocktail Umbrella

    • C.

      A Pack Of Cigarettes

    • D.

      A Crab Claw

    Correct Answer
    D. A Crab Claw
    Explanation
    On the cover of "A White Sport Coat and a Pink Crustacean," Jimmy Buffett is depicted holding a crab claw in his jacket pocket. This choice is likely a playful reference to the album's title, which includes the word "crustacean." The crab claw symbolizes Buffett's laid-back, coastal lifestyle and love for seafood, which is often associated with his music. It adds a quirky and whimsical touch to the album cover, capturing the essence of Buffett's unique style and personality.

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  • 17. 

    In a Jimmy Buffett song, what does the man who went to Paris drink each day?

    • A.

      Captain Morgan Rum

    • B.

      Corona Beer

    • C.

      Tuborg Beer

    • D.

      Green Label Rum

    Correct Answer
    D. Green Label Rum
    Explanation
    In the Jimmy Buffett song, the man who went to Paris drinks Green Label Rum each day.

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  • 18. 

    In the Jimmy Buffett song "Peanut Butter Conspiracy", whose job was watching the big round mirror?

    • A.

      Jimmy

    • B.

      Ricky

    • C.

      Nikki

    • D.

      Vicki

    Correct Answer
    B. Ricky
    Explanation
    In the Jimmy Buffett song "Peanut Butter Conspiracy", Ricky's job was watching the big round mirror.

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  • 19. 

    How high is the fruit piled in Carmen's fruit-filled hat, according to a Jimmy Buffett song?

    • A.

      Twenty Feet High

    • B.

      Ten Feet High

    • C.

      To The Sky

    • D.

      Three Feet High

    Correct Answer
    C. To The Sky
    Explanation
    In the Jimmy Buffett song, the fruit is piled "To The Sky" in Carmen's fruit-filled hat. This suggests that the fruit is piled very high, reaching as high as the sky.

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  • 20. 

    In the song "Pencil Thin Mustache", who is Jimmy Buffett writing fan letters to?

    • A.

      Andy Divine

    • B.

      Ricky Ricardo

    • C.

      Sky's Niece Penny

    • D.

      Jazz Musicians

    Correct Answer
    C. Sky's Niece Penny
    Explanation
    In the song "Pencil Thin Mustache," Jimmy Buffett is writing fan letters to Sky's Niece Penny.

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  • 21. 

    In the Jimmy Buffett song "Door Number 3", what is Jimmy wearing?

    • A.

      A Pirate's Costume

    • B.

      A Sailor's Uniform

    • C.

      A Parrot Costume

    • D.

      A Beer Barrel

    Correct Answer
    D. A Beer Barrel
    Explanation
    In the song "Door Number 3" by Jimmy Buffett, the lyrics mention that Jimmy is wearing a beer barrel. This suggests that he is dressed up as a beer barrel, possibly as part of a costume or for a performance.

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  • 22. 

    In his song "Life is Just a Tire Swing", what does Jimmy Buffett say is the only song he could sing?

    • A.

      Hey Good Lookin, Whatya Got Cookin?

    • B.

      Great Balls Of Fire

    • C.

      Jambalaya

    • D.

      Stars Fell On Alabama

    Correct Answer
    C. Jambalaya
    Explanation
    In the song "Life is Just a Tire Swing," Jimmy Buffett mentions that the only song he could sing is "Jambalaya." This implies that "Jambalaya" is the song that resonates with him the most or holds a special significance in his life. The other song options mentioned in the question, "Hey Good Lookin, Whatya Got Cookin?" and "Great Balls Of Fire," are not stated by Jimmy Buffett as the only song he could sing in the given song. "Stars Fell On Alabama" is not mentioned at all in the context of the question. Therefore, "Jambalaya" is the correct answer based on the information provided.

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  • 23. 

    What band or artist did Jimmy Buffett introduce at their induction ceremony to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      Stevie Wonder

    • B.

      Heart

    • C.

      The Eagles

    • D.

      The Band

    Correct Answer
    C. The Eagles
    Explanation
    Jimmy Buffett introduced The Eagles at their induction ceremony to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

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  • 24. 

    What year did Jimmy Buffett have the hit single "Margaritaville" on AEC?

    • A.

      1999

    • B.

      1961

    • C.

      1977

    • D.

      1997

    Correct Answer
    C. 1977
    Explanation
    In 1977, Jimmy Buffett had the hit single "Margaritaville" on AEC.

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  • 25. 

    In which year was the Jimmy Buffett album "Living and Dying in 3/4 Time" released?

    • A.

      1971

    • B.

      1974

    • C.

      1975

    • D.

      1973

    Correct Answer
    B. 1974
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1974. This is the year in which the Jimmy Buffett album "Living and Dying in 3/4 Time" was released.

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  • 26. 

    What was the year of release for the Jimmy Buffett LP, "Changes In Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes"?

    • A.

      1977

    • B.

      1978

    • C.

      1980

    • D.

      1979

    Correct Answer
    A. 1977
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1977. This is the year when the Jimmy Buffett LP, "Changes In Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes" was released.

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  • 27. 

    Which year saw the release of Jimmy Buffett's "Songs You Know By Heart"?

    • A.

      1985

    • B.

      1984

    • C.

      1981

    • D.

      1983

    Correct Answer
    A. 1985
    Explanation
    In 1985, Jimmy Buffett released his album "Songs You Know By Heart". This album is a compilation of his greatest hits, including popular songs like "Margaritaville" and "Cheeseburger in Paradise". The release of this album in 1985 allowed fans to enjoy all of Buffett's well-known songs in one collection.

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  • 28. 

    When did Jimmy Buffett release the CD "A1A"?

    • A.

      1973

    • B.

      1971

    • C.

      1974

    • D.

      1972

    Correct Answer
    C. 1974
    Explanation
    Jimmy Buffett released the CD "A1A" in 1974.

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  • 29. 

    What year was the Jimmy Buffett CD "Feeding Frenzy" released?

    • A.

      1991

    • B.

      1992

    • C.

      1990

    • D.

      1988

    Correct Answer
    C. 1990
    Explanation
    The Jimmy Buffett CD "Feeding Frenzy" was released in 1990.

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