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Buffett mixing some politics into his party

Jimmy Buffett Jimmy Buffett sings about the recession but says the economy has not hurt ticket sales for his summer tour. (Robert E. Klein for The Boston Globe/File 2007)
By Steve Morse
Globe Correspondent / June 25, 2009

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Although known for his escapist tales of the tropics, Jimmy Buffett hasn’t shied away from slamming the economic downturn we’re in. On his new single, “Summerzcool,’’ he sings, “What’s up with this recession?/ I refuse to participate.’’ And in a song he’s debuting on tour, “A Lot to Drink About,’’ he takes some shots at supreme culprit Bernie Madoff: “Now ... (Full article: 747 words)

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