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Spotlights on interesting people in the Trop Rock community. Margaritaville Radio DJs, Trop Rock Radio, Parrot Heads, Jimmy Buffett tailgates and people living the beach life.

Michael Holly: The Biggest Jimmy Buffett Fan?

If you’ve been to a Jimmy Buffett show, particularly a parking lot party before showtime, chances are that you’ve seen a bronzed, blond fellow applying “number tattoos” to various concert-goers. Maybe you’ve heard him answer to “Hey, Hollywood!” This individual would be the one and only Michael Holly. If this were a normal time in …

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WHISKEY JOE’S LOVES SUPPORTING MUSIC ON THE BAY

  You can’t really ask for a better venue for a Trop Rock music festival. Whiskey Joe’s features a large swath of beach, nearly surrounded by water and palapas scattered around to provide shade, plus a large restaurant steps away for great meals and drinks all contribute to Music on the Bay. This amazing musical …

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Chip Bell Gives Back to Trop Rock + Exciting New Mysteries

Are you working your way through the Jake Sullivan book series? Did the author’s use of Jimmy Buffett song titles catch your eye at the Mini Mart during the Parrot Head convention Meeting of the Minds? Chances are, if you read the first book by Chip Bell, “Come Monday,” you are hooked and looking forward …

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Jimmy Buffett Concert Tour Starts in Orange Beach, AL (Recap)

Jimmy Buffett started his tour called “Son of a Son of a Sailor: High Tide” on April 23rd in Orange Beach, Alabama and I was lucky enough to snag tickets and attend. Extensive car travel prohibited us from enjoying a full afternoon of parking lot festivities, but we caught a couple of Trop Rock musicians …

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Best Jimmy Buffett Quotes & Song Lines

Jimmy Buffett Quotes & Song Lines to Brighten Your Day Jimmy Buffett quotes are fun and inspiring at the same time. He brings smiles to thousands of Parrot Heads every summer during his annual concert tour, singing his songs about escapism and summer fun. Among these Jimmy Buffett quotes, you’re sure to find one that …

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Parrot Head Poem: Trying to Reason with Bikini Season

Trying to Reason with Bikini Season by Lynn Robb, PH Poet Sea gulls on the Gulf stream Warm weather coming soon Cleaned up my old hammock As I listened to a favorite beach tune Saw my reflection in the mirror Hoped I wouldn’t have to go this far May have to skip that Bloody Mary …

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