Singer Jimmy Buffett Has Passed Away At 76

Jimmy Buffett, the singer you know for many songs, including the '70s hit "Margaritaville," has died at age 76.

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Jimmy's death was announced Saturday in a statement shared on his website.

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"Jimmy passed away peacefully on the night of September 1st surrounded by his family, friends, music, and dogs," read the statement.

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“He lived his life like a song till the very last breath and will be missed beyond measure by so many."

— Jimmy Buffett (@jimmybuffett) September 2, 2023

Twitter: @jimmybuffett

No further details were shared.

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Jimmy, a two-time Grammy-nominated singer, had found success in the '70s singing folk songs. His most popular hits include “Come Monday,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise,” and “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere" with Alan Jackson.

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His breakthrough came in 1977 with "Margaritaville," which later became a brand of restaurants, frozen drinks, and more.

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Jimmy is survived by his wife, Jane, and kids, Savannah, Sarah, and Cameron.