The list author says: ""I fly, I sail, I throw caution to the wind, drift like a stratus cloud above the Caribbean". Jimmy Buffett has written, recorded and performed some of the greatest music ever created. His songs are of life and full of life!. Jimmy Buffett fans (Parrotheads) need a Listmania list devoted to his music. The albums are categorized chronologically, studio release, live release and compilation."
"released in 1973. Buffett's breakout album, retains a strong country flavor. The Coral Reefer band joined Buffett. Michael Utley (piano) and Greg "Fingers" Taylor (harmonica) first performed on this album. Notable songs include: Grapefruit-Juicy Fruit and Why Don't We Get Drunk. I especially like The Great Filling Station Hold Up and Peanut Butter Conspiracy!"
"also released in 1974. A good introductory album to Buffett and his style. Notable songs include: A Pirate Looks at Forty and Trying to Reason with Hurricane Season. I especially like Tin Cup Chalice. This is a must have album!"
"released in 1976. Notable songs include: Havana Daydreamin and a remake of The Captain and the Kid. I especially like the songs Big Rig, Defying Gravity and Kick it in Second Wind. This is a very underrated album!"
"released in 1977. One of my favorite albums, the first one I bought! Notable songs include: Margaritaville, title track Changes in Latitudes Changes in Attitudes, and my personal favorites Wonder Why We Ever Go Home, Banana Republics and a remake of In The Shelter."
"released in 1978. Another big favorite album. Notable songs include: title track Son of a Son of a Sailor, Cheeseburger in Paradise and my personal favorites Manana, Cowboy in the Jungle, Coast of Marseilles and African Friend"
"released in 1981. Mac McAnally makes his debut collaboration with Buffett. Notable songs include: Coconut Telegraph, It's My Job (written by McAnally) and Incommunicado (a song written for the passing of actor John Wayne), and my personal favorite Little Miss Magic."
"released in 1986. The Last of the Country flavored albums. Produced by Coral Reefer Band member Michael Utley. Notable songs include: I Love the Now (co-written with actress Carrie Fisher), Creola and the title track Floridays."
"released in 1988. Notable songs include: Bring Back the Magic, L' Air de la Louisiane (one of many songs Buffett sings in French - Buffett is an admitted francophile) and my personal favorite Smart Woman (In a Real Short Skirt)."
"released in 1994. Buffett's first top ten album - it reached #5 on the Billboard 200 album chart. Notable songs include: the title track Fruitcakes,and a cover of the Grateful Dead's Uncle John's Band."
"released in 1996. Probably the album I love the most and listen to most often! Notable songs include: My personal favorite Jamaica Mistaica, Banana Wind, Overkill, Mental Floss, False Echoes, and the hidden track Tree Top Flyer (written by Stephen Stills)."
"released in 2004. a great album with many duets! Notable songs include: the title track License to Chill, Hey Good Lookin', Trip Around the Sun and Simply Complicated. I especially like Piece of Work (with Toby Keith)!"