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Live at Fenway Park
     

Live at Fenway Park

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by Jimmy Buffett
 
The Margarita Man returns with another enticing live set, recorded at Boston's legendary Fenway Park on September 10 and 12, 2004, right before the Red Sox won the 2004 World Series. The set includes a 55-minute bonus DVD with 15 songs culled from both nights.

Overview

The Margarita Man returns with another enticing live set, recorded at Boston's legendary Fenway Park on September 10 and 12, 2004, right before the Red Sox won the 2004 World Series. The set includes a 55-minute bonus DVD with 15 songs culled from both nights.

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ronnie D. Lankford
At some point, Jimmy Buffett -- like the Grateful Dead -- learned to turn his music and persona into a cottage industry and big bucks. And while cynics might view the onslaught of CDs, DVDs, and merchandise as crass, the folks buying seem to want it. In Buffett's case, it doesn't hurt that he has a knack for delivering -- musically and performance-wise -- exactly what fans want on albums like Live at Fenway Park. One shouldn't expect long jams or reinterpretations of classic songs here, but fairly straightforward, competently delivered versions of everything from "Volcano" to "Come Monday" to "Margaritaville." Live at Fenway Park, then, is basically a soundtrack to a Parrothead party that took place in Boston on September 10th and 12th, complete with screaming, happy fans. It's no secret that Buffett's a bit of a goofball, and he loves to talk to the crowd between songs and doesn't even mind shouting out a bit of nonsense right in the middle of a song. What, then, makes this collection special when a number of other live Buffett discs are on the market? Probably the fact that the package holds two complete unedited audio discs and -- for the grand finale -- has a 55-minute DVD that includes film footage from both shows. Interestingly, it would seem that Buffett, like the Dead and Pearl Jam, has learned that it's fun (and profitable) to release one's own bootlegs. To break out a tired old cliché, Live at Fenway Park is probably the best thing next to being there, and will supply the perfect soundtrack for inviting a few Parrotheads over for margaritas.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/15/2005
Label:
Mailboat Records
UPC:
0698268211520
catalogNumber:
2115

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Jimmy Buffett   Primary Artist,Guitar,Vocals
Ralph MacDonald   Percussion
Sonny Landreth   Guitar
Robert Greenidge   Timbales,Steel Drums
Doyle Grisham   Pedal Steel Guitar
Tina Gullickson   Vocals
Roger Guth   Drums
Amy Lee   Saxophone
Mac McAnally   Guitar,Vocals
Jim Mayer   Bass,Vocals
Peter Mayer   Guitar,Vocals
Bill Payne   Keyboards
Nadirah Shakoor   Vocals
Michael Utley   Keyboards
Julie Harkness   Dancer
Heather Perry   Dancer
Charles Steinberg   Organ

Technical Credits

Jimmy Buffett   Liner Notes
Michael Utley   Engineer
Kosh   Art Direction
Rodney Gnoinsky   Engineer
Stan Kellam   Video Producer,Video Director
Coleman Sisson   Engineer
Richard Anthony Davis   Engineer

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Live at Fenway Park 2.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wow, what a disappointment. I never heard Jimmy sounding so "canned". Otherwise, I hate "Sweet Caroline" (sorry, Boston), and the whole thing sounded staged--not at all the way I remember his concerts.
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