Jimmy Buffett, Billboard’s Most Famous Alumnus – Billboard

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Jimmy Buffett, Billboard’s Most Famous Alumnus, on ‘The Only Real Job I Would Have in My Adult Life’The legendary singer-songwriter, who died Sept. 1, served as a reporter for Billboard in Nashville. Jimmy Buffett in New York on Aug. 3, 1977. Michael Putland/Getty Images Before Jimmy Buffett appeared on Billboard’s charts, he was writing about other artists who did. Buffett, who died Friday (Sept. 1) at age 76, worked as a Nashville reporter for Billboard from 1969 to 1970. He quit when his first album, Debut to Earth, was released because he was told that continuing, would be a conflict of in…

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