Barometer Soup

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Having gotten back the record-making habit with Fruitcakes, Jimmy Buffett repaired to the Monroe County Library in Key West during the winter of 1994-1995 with cohorts Russ Kunkel, Jay Oliver, Roger Guth, and Peter Mayer, where they read fiction and came up with most of the songs on Barometer Soup. Hence, we have "Remittance Man," drawn from Mark Twain's Following the Equator, and "Diamond as Big as the Ritz," loosely adapted from F. Scott Fitzgerald's short story. Typically, there are also the comedy numbers "Bank of Bad Habits" and "Don't Chu-Know" and an appropriation consistent with Buffett's philosophy, James Taylor's "Mexico." Much of the music is low-key, though...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Having gotten back the record-making habit with Fruitcakes, Jimmy Buffett repaired to the Monroe County Library in Key West during the winter of 1994-1995 with cohorts Russ Kunkel, Jay Oliver, Roger Guth, and Peter Mayer, where they read fiction and came up with most of the songs on Barometer Soup. Hence, we have "Remittance Man," drawn from Mark Twain's Following the Equator, and "Diamond as Big as the Ritz," loosely adapted from F. Scott Fitzgerald's short story. Typically, there are also the comedy numbers "Bank of Bad Habits" and "Don't Chu-Know" and an appropriation consistent with Buffett's philosophy, James Taylor's "Mexico." Much of the music is low-key, though there are a couple of up-tempo tunes to add to the concert repertoire. As Jimmy Buffett albums go, this is another one.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/1/1995
  • Label: Mca Nashville
  • UPC: 008811124724
  • Catalog Number: 11247
  • Sales rank: 40,537

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jimmy Buffett Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Nicolette Larson Vocals
Ralph MacDonald Percussion
Robert Greenidge Steel Drums
Roger Guth Drums
Amy Lee Saxophone
Jim Mayer Bass Guitar
Peter Mayer Guitar, Vocals
Thomas Mitchell Horn
Jay Oliver Keyboards
Greg "Fingers" Taylor Harmonica
Michael Tschudin Keyboards, Mallets
Michael Utley Organ, Keyboards
John Lovell Trumpet
Claudia Cummings Vocals
Mary Harris Vocals
Technical Credits
Jimmy Buffett Arranger, Liner Notes
James Taylor Composer
Rob Eaton Engineer
Roger Guth Arranger
Ted Jensen Mastering
Russ Kunkel Producer
Amy Lee Horn Arrangements
Peter Mayer Arranger, Vocal Arrangements
Jay Oliver Arranger, Programming, Horn Arrangements
Virginia Team Art Direction
Jerry Joyner Photo Tinting
Scott Kirby Guitar Techician
Mary Harris Vocal Arrangements
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