Jimmy Buffett Shared Video of His Beloved Dogs Prior To His Passing

On September 1st, iconic musician, Jimmy Buffett, 76, best remembered for his Key West style of music, passed away peacefully with his family and beloved dogs at his side.

Born on December 25, 1946, in Mississippi, his singing career began in the late 60s after graduating from college, however his singing fame didn’t take off into the 70s; he released his renown album called “Margaritaville.” The main song topped the charts and has followed Buffett as his best known musical piece depicting relaxed life at the beach.

Best known for his hit songs, Margaritaville, Cheeseburger in Paradise and Come Monday, everyone enjoyed the relaxed images of beach life, Buffett so easily created with his music. His style has influenced many artists including Zac Brown Band, Kenny Chesney and Alan Jackson

In addition to his musical talent, Buffett was also an author and businessman. His Margaritaville franchise included merchandise, the use of his name for resort living, restaurants, hotels and casinos. A Broadway musical about his life also featured his music.

An autobiography of his life entitled, “A Pirate Looks at 50” offered readers a glimpse of his personal life and how he seemed to have achieved the relaxed, laid back life revered by people throughout the world.

Buffett’s most notable charity, Singing for Change, has donated millions of dollars for disaster relief and community projects.

Buffett’s awards have followed an illustrious career, but we wouldn’t have done this great man justice here without telling readers about his love for his dogs. Just three days before he passed, the following video was posted on his TikTok page.

Check it out:


His music and lifestyle influenced countless other artists in the country and rock genres. Zac Brown Band, Kenny Chesney, and Alan Jackson are just a few who have cited Buffett as a key influence in their careers.

Buffett’s family released a statement saying, “Jimmy lived life to the fullest and his spirit will continue to soar over the oceans he loved so much. We take comfort in knowing he is sailing into the great beyond, likely strumming a six-string and enjoying a cheeseburger in paradise.”

His death marks the end of an era, but Jimmy Buffett’s influence is eternal. He leaves behind an ocean of music, a fleet of businesses, and an island of fans who will forever celebrate the “Margaritaville” state of mind.

Rest In Peace, Jimmy. You will be missed. Your music will forever live on in our hearts!


Featured image courtesy of Creative Commons (Jimmy Buffett performing at a USO concert for the sailors of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during a port visit to the Middle East on January 28, 2008.) This file was derived from: US Navy 080128-N-3235P-221 Recording artists Jimmy Buffett, right, and Mac Macnally, a member of the.jpg – Author: Chief Mass Communication Specialist Michael W. Pendergrass

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