Jimmy Buffett didn’t change my life. Unless he did.

Elena Tucker
3 min readSep 18, 2023
C’mon. We all know this album cover.

Everyone knows Jimmy Buffett songs, by heart. I have met one person, who shall remain nameless, who, when I mention the singer/writer/entrepreneur, wrinkled her nose in a show of distaste and said, “I don’t like his music.”

It baffled me then, it baffles me now. I understand how ska or rap or country can be not your cup of music. But how can anyone dislike “Margaritaville” or…

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Elena Tucker

Writer and storyteller, immigrant, wife, mom, knitter, collector of jokes, lover of cheap, sweet wine.