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Name: Jimmy Buffett                                                                     
Birth name: James William Buffett                                                       
Also known as Bubba, JB, Marvin Gardens, Freddie Fishsticks                             
Born: 25 December 1946 Pascagoula, Mississippi                                         
James William "Jimmy" Buffett (born December 25, 1946) is a singer, songwriter,         
author, businessman, and recently a film producer best known for his "island           
escapism" lifestyle and music including hits such as "Margaritaville" (No. 234         
on the list of "Songs of the Century"), and "Come Monday." He has a devoted base       
of fans known as "Parrotheads." His band is known as Coral Reefer Band.                 
Aside from his career in music, Buffett is also a best-selling writer and is           
involved in two restaurant chains named after two of his best known songs, "Cheeseburger
in Paradise" and "Margaritaville." He owns the Margaritaville Cafe restaurant           
chain and co-developed the Cheeseburger in Paradise restaurant concept with OSI         
Restaurant Partners (parent of Outback Steakhouse), which operates the chain           
under a licensing agreement with Mr. Buffett.                                           
He and his wife Jane have two daughters, Savannah Jane and Sarah Delaney, and a         
son, Cameron Marley.