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Don't Stop the Carnival (Jimmy Buffett album)

Don't Stop the Carnival is the twenty-second studio album by American singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett and was released on April 28, 1998. It is based on the 1965 novel of the same name written by Herman Wouk. Wouk also worked with Buffett to produce the Don't Stop the Carnival stage play that lasted only a short run in Miami. The album includes 20 original compositions by Jimmy that were recorded to promote the stage play. It reached #15 in the Billboard 200 albums chart. It was Buffett's first album release with Island Records.

Don't Stop the Carnival
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Studio album by
ReleasedApril 28, 1998
Recorded1:05:32
Genre
Label
ProducerMichael Utley
Jimmy Buffett chronology
Christmas Island
(1996)
Don't Stop the Carnival
(1998)
Beach House on the Moon
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars [1]

Track listingEdit

All songs written by Jimmy Buffett.

  1. Intro: The Legend of Norman Paperman/Kinja — 7:01
  2. Public Relations — 3:57
  3. Calaloo — 3:15
  4. Island Fever — 4:34
  5. Sheila Says — 3:55
  6. Just an Old Truth Teller — 3:34
  7. Henny’s Song: The Key to My Man — 3:10
  8. Kinja Rules — 3:48
  9. A Thousand Steps to Nowhere — 5:24
  10. It’s All About the Water — 2:21
  11. Champagne Si, Agua No — 1:44
  12. Public Relations (Reprise) — 1:25
  13. The Handiest Frenchmen in the Caribbean — :50
  14. Hippolyte’s Habitat (Qui Moun’ Qui) — 3:10
  15. Who are we Trying to Fool? — 4:35
  16. Fat Person Man — 3:28
  17. Up on the Hill — 4:10
  18. Domicile — 0:37
  19. Funeral Dance — 0:51
  20. Time To Go Home — 6:03

NotesEdit