Undaunted, Jimmy went back into the studio to record his second album.Daunted, Barnaby Records “lost” the master tapes for this album titled High Cumberland Jubilee.So we got up there and it was just sort of a chemistry, just one of those things. Between 19 there was nothing but serious roadwork, especially in the seventies.
The proverbial end of the rainbow carried pot, but no gold.
” How could some guy armed only with writers instruments; a pen and a legal pad, create all that is “Margaritaville? Jimmy Buffett arrived in Nashville in 1969 prepared to embark on a recording career.
Gerry Wood, an old JB associate and currently a writer for Billboard Magazine recalls that, “Barnaby Records signed the artist to a two-album contract–and Jimmy went into the studio to record Down to Earth.” “Unfortunately, the album didn’t sell well.
” Better yet, how did Margaritaville become a “state of mind?
But how did Margaritaville come into a “state of being?
It was not unusual to see people there all four nights.’ On one memorable occasion, Buffett stole the show from another unknown; a Yankee named Billy Joel.