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Jimmy Buffett, Dead At 76, Turned ‘Margaritaville’ Into A Billion-Dollar Fortune

Posted on AllSides September 3rd, 2023
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Jimmy Buffett, who popularized his own style of tropical vacation soft rock and reached billionaire status earlier this year according to Forbes after rebranding his “Margaritaville” and “Cheeseburger in Paradise” aesthetic into a chain of resorts and restaurants passed away Friday night at the age of 76.

Buffett, known for his casual island escape brand of music with songs including “It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere” and “Son of a Son of a Sailor,” died Friday night surrounded by his family, according to a statement on the singer’s website.

The statement did not provide a specific...

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