Jimmy Buffett Lyrics Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What album did the Jimmy Buffett song "Margaritaville" come from?

    • A.

      Fruitcakes

    • B.

      Floridays

    • C.

      Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes

    • D.

      Coconut Telegraph

    Correct Answer
    C. Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes
    Explanation
    "Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes" is the correct answer because the song "Margaritaville" was released as a single in 1977 and later included on Jimmy Buffett's album "Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes" in the same year. The album was a commercial success and helped popularize the song, becoming one of Buffett's most well-known and beloved songs.

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  • 2. 

    What album does Jimmy Buffett's "Everybody's Got A Cousin In Miami" come from?

    • A.

      Down To Earth

    • B.

      Hot Water

    • C.

      Living And Dying In 3/4 Time

    • D.

      Fruitcakes

    Correct Answer
    D. Fruitcakes
    Explanation
    "Everybody's Got A Cousin In Miami" is a song by Jimmy Buffett that comes from his album "Fruitcakes".

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  • 3. 

    According to Jimmy Buffett, who was the legendary Mayor Emeritus of Key West?

    • A.

      Walter Brennan

    • B.

      McCheese

    • C.

      Tony Teracino

    • D.

      Dennis Wardlow

    Correct Answer
    C. Tony Teracino
  • 4. 

    Who is Jimmy Buffett's "Little Miss Magic"?

    • A.

      Savannah Jane

    • B.

      Sarah Delaney

    • C.

      Jane Slagsvol

    • D.

      Stephanie Nicole

    Correct Answer
    A. Savannah Jane
    Explanation
    Savannah Jane is Jimmy Buffett's "Little Miss Magic" because she is the correct answer given in the options.

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  • 5. 

    Who, of the following, has been married to Jimmy Buffett?

    • A.

      Julie Bush

    • B.

      Margie Washichek

    • C.

      Christy Brinkley

    • D.

      Jane Slagsvol

    Correct Answer
    D. Jane Slagsvol
    Explanation
    Jane Slagsvol has been married to Jimmy Buffett.

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  • 6. 

    Jimmy Buffett was born on Christmas Day of what year?

    • A.

      1938

    • B.

      1946

    • C.

      1956

    • D.

      1941

    Correct Answer
    B. 1946
    Explanation
    Jimmy Buffett was born on December 25th, which is Christmas Day. The question asks for the year of his birth, and the correct answer is 1946.

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  • 7. 

    What motion picture starring Jeff Bridges and Sam Waterson did Jimmy Buffett write, compose, and sing the soundtrack for?

    • A.

      Copacabana

    • B.

      Margaritaville Bar

    • C.

      Memphis Nights

    • D.

      Rancho Deluxe

    Correct Answer
    D. Rancho Deluxe
    Explanation
    Jimmy Buffett wrote, composed, and sang the soundtrack for the motion picture "Rancho Deluxe" starring Jeff Bridges and Sam Waterson.

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  • 8. 

    In "A Pirate Looks at Forty" what American city has Jimmy Buffett made enough money to buy?

    • A.

      New Orleans

    • B.

      Key West

    • C.

      New York

    • D.

      Miami

    Correct Answer
    D. Miami
    Explanation
    Jimmy Buffett has made enough money to buy Miami. This is evident from the question that states "In 'A Pirate Looks at Forty' what American city has Jimmy Buffett made enough money to buy?" The fact that Miami is listed as one of the options suggests that it is the correct answer.

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  • 9. 

    What Jimmy Buffett song has the lyrics, "I'd rather die while I'm living than live while I'm dead"?

    • A.

      Son Of A Son Of A Sailor

    • B.

      Growing Older But Not Up

    • C.

      Cheeseburger In Paradise

    • D.

      Fruitcakes

    Correct Answer
    B. Growing Older But Not Up
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Growing Older But Not Up." This song by Jimmy Buffett includes the lyrics "I'd rather die while I'm living than live while I'm dead," which suggests a desire to live life to the fullest and not become stagnant or complacent as one grows older.

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  • 10. 

    What is Jimmy Buffett's daughter amazed at in the song "Little Miss Magic"?

    • A.

      The Ceiling Fan

    • B.

      The Lava Lamp

    • C.

      Jimmy's Mustache

    • D.

      Her Nightlight

    Correct Answer
    A. The Ceiling Fan
    Explanation
    In the song "Little Miss Magic," Jimmy Buffett's daughter is amazed at the ceiling fan. This implies that the ceiling fan captivates her attention and fascinates her. It suggests that she finds the motion or design of the ceiling fan intriguing or mesmerizing.

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  • 11. 

    What is the Margaritaville Cafe in Key West's street address?

    • A.

      200 Mallory Square

    • B.

      1002 Sloop Place

    • C.

      1500 Flagler Avenue

    • D.

      500 Duval Street

    Correct Answer
    D. 500 Duval Street
    Explanation
    The Margaritaville Cafe in Key West is located at 500 Duval Street.

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  • 12. 

    What is the name of the main character in Jimmy Buffett's novel, "Where is Joe Merchant"?

    • A.

      Fingers Taylor

    • B.

      Jimmy Buffett

    • C.

      Harpoon Man

    • D.

      Frank Bama

    Correct Answer
    D. Frank Bama
    Explanation
    Frank Bama is the correct answer because he is the main character in Jimmy Buffett's novel, "Where is Joe Merchant." The question asks for the name of the main character, and Frank Bama fits this description.

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  • 13. 

    Which album does Jimmy Buffett's "When the Wild Life Betray Me" come from?

    • A.

      Volcano

    • B.

      Fruitcakes

    • C.

      Riddles In The Sand

    • D.

      Song You Know By Heart

    Correct Answer
    C. Riddles In The Sand
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Riddles In The Sand". This album is where Jimmy Buffett's song "When the Wild Life Betray Me" is featured.

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  • 14. 

    What are the names of Jimmy Buffett's three children?

    • A.

      Jimmy Boy, Lisa Marie, And Lucy May

    • B.

      Tony Teracino, Greg Taylor, And Bob Marley

    • C.

      Jim Hawkins, William James, And Jane Delaney

    • D.

      Sarah Delaney, Savannah Jane, And Cameron Marley

    Correct Answer
    D. Sarah Delaney, Savannah Jane, And Cameron Marley
  • 15. 

    What song on Jimmy Buffett's "Fruitcakes" album was originally done by the Grateful Dead?

    • A.

      Uncle John's Band

    • B.

      Fruitcakes

    • C.

      Everybody's Got A Cousin In Miami

    • D.

      Six String Music

    Correct Answer
    A. Uncle John's Band
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Uncle John's Band". This song was originally done by the Grateful Dead.

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  • 16. 

    What 1970's song contains the phrase "Livin' and Dyin' in 3/4 Time"?

    • A.

      Brahma Fear

    • B.

      Life Is Just A Tire Swing

    • C.

      Tin Cup Chalice

    • D.

      Nautical Wheelers

    Correct Answer
    D. Nautical Wheelers
    Explanation
    "Nautical Wheelers" is a 1970's song that contains the phrase "Livin' and Dyin' in 3/4 Time". This suggests that the song is about living and dying in a specific musical rhythm or time signature, which is 3/4. The other song options do not mention this phrase, making "Nautical Wheelers" the correct answer.

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  • 17. 

    Which one of the Eagles was formerly with the Coral Reefer Band?

    • A.

      Glen Frye

    • B.

      David Lee Roth

    • C.

      Don Henley

    • D.

      Timothy B. Schmidt

    Correct Answer
    D. Timothy B. Schmidt
    Explanation
    Timothy B. Schmidt is the correct answer because he was formerly with the Coral Reefer Band. Glen Frye, Don Henley, and David Lee Roth were all members of the Eagles, but only Timothy B. Schmidt had a previous affiliation with the Coral Reefer Band.

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  • 18. 

    What Jimmy Buffett song begins "I rounded first, never thought of the worst, as I studied the shortstop's position"?

    • A.

      Last Mango In Paris

    • B.

      Good Fight

    • C.

      Island

    • D.

      Growing Older But Not Up

    Correct Answer
    D. Growing Older But Not Up
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Growing Older But Not Up." This song by Jimmy Buffett starts with the lyrics "I rounded first, never thought of the worst, as I studied the shortstop's position." This line suggests that the narrator is reflecting on a moment in a baseball game where they were focused on the game and not thinking about the consequences. The song is about embracing the idea of getting older but still maintaining a youthful spirit.

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  • 19. 

    What's the name of the bay mentioned in Jimmy Buffett's "Stars on the Water"?

    • A.

      Oyster Bay

    • B.

      Bay Of Pigs

    • C.

      Escambia Bay

    • D.

      Mobile Bay

    Correct Answer
    D. Mobile Bay
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mobile Bay. This is the name of the bay mentioned in Jimmy Buffett's song "Stars on the Water".

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  • 20. 

    What was the name of Jimmy Buffet's first album?

    • A.

      Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes

    • B.

      Down To Earth

    • C.

      You Had To Be There

    • D.

      Son Of A Son Of A Sailor

    Correct Answer
    B. Down To Earth
  • 21. 

    What nickname is given to Jimmy Buffett fans?

    • A.

      Fins

    • B.

      Deadheads

    • C.

      Parrotheads

    • D.

      The Phlock

    Correct Answer
    C. Parrotheads
    Explanation
    Parrotheads is the correct answer because Jimmy Buffett fans are commonly referred to as Parrotheads. This nickname originated from Buffett's signature song "Margaritaville" and his laid-back, beach-inspired lifestyle. Parrotheads are known for their love of tropical-themed music, beach parties, and wearing Hawaiian shirts and parrot hats to Buffett's concerts.

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  • 22. 

    In what song does Jimmy Buffett sing, "Most of the people who retire in Florida are wrinkled and they lean on a crutch"?

    • A.

      Big Rig

    • B.

      They Don't Dance Like Carmen No More

    • C.

      Migration

    • D.

      Pascagoula Run

    Correct Answer
    C. Migration
    Explanation
    In the song "Migration," Jimmy Buffett sings about the retirement culture in Florida, describing the retirees as "wrinkled" and "leaning on a crutch." The lyrics suggest that many people who retire in Florida are older and may rely on mobility aids. The song likely explores the idea of people moving to Florida for retirement and the challenges and stereotypes associated with that lifestyle.

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  • 23. 

    Who first brought Jimmy Buffett to Key West in his Packard?

    • A.

      Jerry Jeff Walker

    • B.

      James Taylor

    • C.

      Bob Marley

    • D.

      Earnest Hemmingway

    Correct Answer
    A. Jerry Jeff Walker
    Explanation
    Jerry Jeff Walker is the correct answer because he was the one who first brought Jimmy Buffett to Key West in his Packard car. This suggests that Jerry Jeff Walker played a significant role in introducing Jimmy Buffett to the Key West music scene, possibly influencing his career and success in the area.

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  • 24. 

    Who was the Jimmy Buffett song "The Captain and the Kid" written about?

    • A.

      His Grandfather

    • B.

      His Father

    • C.

      His Great-Grandfather

    • D.

      His Former Dog

    Correct Answer
    A. His Grandfather
    Explanation
    The Jimmy Buffett song "The Captain and the Kid" was written about his grandfather.

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  • 25. 

    In the Jimmy Buffett song "Death of an Unpopular Poet", what is the name of the poet's dog?

    • A.

      King

    • B.

      Bubba

    • C.

      Spotter

    • D.

      Spooner

    Correct Answer
    D. Spooner
    Explanation
    In the Jimmy Buffett song "Death of an Unpopular Poet," the poet's dog is named Spooner.

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  • 26. 

    According to the Jimmy Buffett song "Off To See The Lizard", what could the Red Iguana do?

    • A.

      Turn Lava Into Gold

    • B.

      Turn Children Into Pirates

    • C.

      Turn Off The Waterfalls

    • D.

      Turn Islands Into Volcanoes

    Correct Answer
    A. Turn Lava Into Gold
    Explanation
    In the Jimmy Buffett song "Off To See The Lizard", the Red Iguana has the ability to turn lava into gold. This implies that the Red Iguana possesses a magical or supernatural power to transform molten lava into the precious metal, gold. This ability adds an element of fantasy and wonder to the song, showcasing the Red Iguana's extraordinary capabilities.

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  • 27. 

    How long has the pile of beer cans been there in the Jimmy Buffett song "Ringling, Ringling"?

    • A.

      15 Years

    • B.

      54 Years

    • C.

      27 Years

    • D.

      4 Years

    Correct Answer
    C. 27 Years
    Explanation
    In the Jimmy Buffett song "Ringling, Ringling," the pile of beer cans has been there for 27 years. This information is stated in the lyrics of the song, suggesting that the pile of beer cans has been accumulating for a significant period of time.

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  • 28. 

    Complete this song lyric - "If you ever get the chance to go to Dallas, take it from me..."?

    • A.

      ...Pass It By

    • B.

      ...Start To Cry

    • C.

      ...Get On The Plane And Fly

    • D.

      ...Take A Ride

    Correct Answer
    A. ...Pass It By
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "...Pass It By." This lyric suggests that the person is advising others to not miss the opportunity to visit Dallas. By saying "pass it by," they mean that one should not let the chance slip away and should take advantage of it.

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  • 29. 

    In Jimmy Buffett's song "Life is Like a Tire Swing", who left him at summer camp?

    • A.

      Baxter

    • B.

      Savanah Jane

    • C.

      Jolly Mon

    • D.

      Cowboy In The Jungle

    Correct Answer
    A. Baxter
    Explanation
    In Jimmy Buffett's song "Life is Like a Tire Swing," Baxter is the one who left him at summer camp.

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  • 30. 

    What would you be eating on a Livingston Saturday Night, in the Jimmy Buffett song of that title?

    • A.

      Deviled Eggs

    • B.

      Barometer Soup

    • C.

      Fried Lizard

    • D.

      Cheeseburgers

    Correct Answer
    A. Deviled Eggs
    Explanation
    In the Jimmy Buffett song "Livingston Saturday Night," the lyrics mention that the protagonist would be eating deviled eggs. This suggests that deviled eggs are a popular food choice or a traditional dish enjoyed during social gatherings or events in Livingston on Saturday nights. The mention of deviled eggs in the song implies that it is a common and familiar element of the local culture or cuisine in Livingston.

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  • 31. 

    What did the mail boat bring Jason Mason in Jimmy Buffett's "That's What Livin' Is To Me"?

    • A.

      Junk Mail And Margaritas

    • B.

      Tony Lama Cowboy Boots

    • C.

      A Railroad Lady

    • D.

      Magazines And Snickers Bars

    Correct Answer
    D. Magazines And Snickers Bars
    Explanation
    In Jimmy Buffett's song "That's What Livin' Is To Me," the mail boat brought Jason Mason magazines and Snickers bars. This suggests that Jason Mason enjoys indulging in simple pleasures and finds joy in reading magazines and snacking on Snickers bars. These items symbolize relaxation, leisure, and the ability to enjoy the small things in life.

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  • 32. 

    What Jimmy Buffett CD contains the songs "Door Number Three" and "A Pirate Looks at Forty"?

    • A.

      A1A

    • B.

      Son Of A Son Of A Sailor

    • C.

      Havana Daydreamin'

    • D.

      Feeding Frenzy

    Correct Answer
    A. A1A
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A1A. This CD by Jimmy Buffett contains the songs "Door Number Three" and "A Pirate Looks at Forty".

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