Jimmy Buffett is Alive and Well and Performing from Home

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With songs like If I Had A Boat, On A Slow Boat To China, Boat Drinks and Son Of A Son Of A Sailor, few musicians are more associated with boating than Jimmy Buffett. The singer-songwriter is also an avid boater who owns all kinds of watercraft.

Covid-19 has kept Buffett and his band off the concert stage for the first time in 40 years, but he's come up with some alternatives. He’s giving online concerts for first responders, and he’s released a new album.

So, if you’re missing the man who gave you your Cheeseburger In Paradise, sit back, turn up the volume and return to Margaritaville with the master of island escapism in this video from CBS Sunday Morning.


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A Jaw-Dropping Performance

Two humpback whales perform 360-degree barrel rolls right in front of a father and daughter

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A Mesmerizing Video Loaded with Boats and Music

Set in the middle of a Maine harbor filled with working lobster boats, the Salt Bay Chamberfest puts a beautiful video of a musical performance online

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Superyacht Catches Fire and Sinks Off Italian Coast

The Italian Coast Guard rescued 17 people before the 155-foot Lady MM slipped below the waves

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You Can Only Get There by Boat

In a lovely short film, award-winning travel photographer and filmmaker Bob Krist shows Monhegan Island’s many magical charms

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Rollover Recovery

The USCG’s updated 47-foot Motor Lifeboat is rolled over for a self-righting test

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The Vendée Globe Race Gets Underway

What is it like for a solo skipper to finally set out to sea after years of preparation? It’s emotional.

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The Big Chute

A unique marine railway in Ontario moves boats between Lake Huron and Lake Ontario

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Onne’s New Goose: Making It All Neat and Tidy

Replacing the center windshield hinge on the 1986 Grand Banks 32 leads to other improvements