Jimmy Buffett was best known for his hit songs “Margaritaville” and “It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere” as well as his laid-back island vibe until his untimely death at the age of 76 on September 1, 2023.
“Jimmy passed away peacefully on the night of September 1st surrounded by his family, friends, music and dogs,” a statement on his Instagram read. “He lived his life like a song till the very last breath and will be missed beyond measure by so many.”
In addition to millions of Parrotheads – an endearing name given to diehard Buffett fans – the country singer was loved by his wife of 45 years, Jane Slagsvol.
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Prior to finding his life partner in Jane, Jimmy was married to a woman named Margie Washichek. They tied the knot in 1969, but their marriage was short-lived. They split just two years later in 1971.
“I flunked out of college. I learned to play the guitar, lived on the beach, lived in the French Quarter, finally got laid and didn’t go to Vietnam,” he wrote in his 1998 autobiography, A Pirate Looks At Fifty. “I got back into…