The highlight of Buffett & The Coral Reefers record packaging is the cover art: a photo of Jimmy sitting on lobster infront of is rusted-out Florida lobster trawler, a real working boat. The pink crustacean Jimmy's reaching for is the species of Florida lobster found only in sub-tropical waters such the Florida Keys. Buffet still regularly performs the songs from White Sport. Here's a little taste:
15 May 2012
Jimmy Buffett, once a local hero here in Florida before he sold out to the man, titled his best album, all ballads of a elderly combat veteran surviving in the keys on a drinking his "Green Label" each day and another about a piano players in mortal danger when playing into a Havana Cuban Crime of Passion. is best album is titled, A White Sport Coat (And A Pink Crustacean) (1973), a tip of the hat to Marty Robbins' song A White Sport Coat (And A Pink Carnation) (1957).