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Jimmy Buffett and "Margaritaville" come to Broadway

Today 14:32 GMT

Yet now, in a seeming paradox, his songs are being performed in the heart of it all ... ON BROADWAY ... under the watchful eyes of Tracy Smith: . You might say the newest musical on Broadway feels like an old friend.

Smith asked, "Do you think there would be a Jimmy Buffett if there wasn't a New Orleans?". "That's a very interesting question. Raised in Alabama, he tried to break into the music business in Nashville, and drifted to New Orleans in the early '70s, playing for tourists in the clubs and the streets as one of the city's sidewalk musicians.

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