For at the least a day, all of the world is ‘Margaritaville’ in homage to Jimmy Buffett

KEY WEST, Florida (AP) — All of the world was “Margaritaville” on Saturday, from Key West to New York Metropolis and past, as legions of followers mourned the passing of beach-bum balladeer Jimmy Buffett on the age of 76.

Buffett’s eponymous hit track has lengthy been the anthem of Florida’s Key West, the place Buffett as soon as lived and constructed his enduring legacy.

“Everyone equates that track with our metropolis,” mentioned Clayton Lopez, a Key West metropolis commissioner. “I imply, if you say Margaritaville, you’re speaking in regards to the metropolis of Key West.”