Coral Reefer Band

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The Coral Reefer Band is the touring and recording band of American singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett. Originally it was a fictional band consisting of the imaginary members Marvin Gardens, Kay Pasa, Al Vacado and Kitty Litter.

The Coral Reefer Band
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Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band perform during their Summerzcool Tour in June 2009.
Background information
Origin U.S.
Genres
Years active 1974–present
Labels
Associated acts
Members
  • Jimmy Buffett
  • Michael Utley
  • Robert Greenidge
  • Peter Mayer
  • Jim Mayer
  • Roger Guth
  • Mac McAnally
  • Doyle Grisham
  • John Lovell
  • Tina Gullickson
  • Nadirah Shakoor
  • Eric Darken
Past members

The name "Coral Reefer" alludes to both coral reefs (in line with Buffett's tropical-themed music) and also "reefer," which is slang for marijuana.

Current line-up[edit]

As of 2011, the band's line-up consists of:

Former members[edit]

Other former members of the Coral Reefer Band include:

Timeline[edit]

Honorary members and special guests[edit]

Many artists have recorded and/or appeared on stage with Buffett, earning them status as honorary Coral Reefers.[1] Some of the more notable names are listed here.