Jimmy Buffett, “Margaritaville” Singer, Dies at 76

Jimmy Buffett

The songwriter was behind many tropical-themed hits that sold out shows

Jimmy Buffett
Jimmy Buffett [Erika Goldring/Getty]

Jimmy Buffett, beloved singer-songwriter behind the Top 10 smash hit “Margaritaville,” has passed away. Buffett died Friday (September 1) at his home. The news was confirmed on his official website and social media. He was 76.

“Jimmy passed away peacefully on the night of September 1st surrounded by his family, friends, music and dogs,” a statement read. “He lived his life like a song till the very last breath and will be missed beyond measure by so many.”

Along with his band The Coral Reefers, Buffett’s tropical-themed pop rock was loved by many. His summer tours were always a hit, selling out shows around the world for decades. Often sporting a Hawaiian-style shirt and sunglasses, Buffett’s brand will forever be cemented in summer soundtracks for years to come.

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