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Jimmy Buffett - Before The Salt Album
Jimmy Buffett - Before The Salt Album
Performer: Jimmy Buffett
Title: Before The Salt
Label: Barnaby Records
Country: US
Released: 1979
Style: Country Rock
Cat: 2 BR-6019
Rating: 4.1/5
Format: MP3, FLAC, WMA
FLAC size: 1119 mb | MP3 size: 2750 mb | WMA size: 1000 mb
Genre: Rock / Folk

1The Missionary3:16
2There's Nothing Soft About Hard Times3:07
3Death Valley Lives3:35
4Ellis Dee2:40
5A Mile High In Denver2:55
6Richard Frost3:25
7God Don't Own A Car1:58
9In The Shelter3:28
10High Cumberland Jubilee / Comin' Down Slow5:08
11Ain't He A Genius2:37
12The Christian3:36
13Truckstop Salvation5:45
14The Captain And The Kid3:00
15Bend A Little2:55
16Livingston's Gone To Texas3:45
18Rockefeller Square2:16
19Captain America3:17
21I Can't Be Your Hero Today2:48
22Travelin' Clean3:05
23The Hang-Out Gang3:50


  • Engineer [Recording]Travis Turk
  • ProducerTravis Turk
  • Remastered ByBuzz Cason (tracks: C1-C6 & D1-D5), Frank DeLuna (tracks: A1-A6 & B1-B6), Marv Bornstein (tracks: A1-A6 & B1-B6)


Lower back cover reads
"Before The Salt is a collection of early Jimmy Buffett recordings recorded in Nashville before he moved to the beach at Key West. Sides A & B were previously released as Down to Earth on Barnaby/Columbia. Sides C & D were previously released as High Cumberland Jubilee on Barnaby/Janus."

On label title reads
"Before The Salt" : Early Jimmy Buffett.


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): 2BR 6019-A GRT-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): 2BR 6019-B GRT-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C): 2BR-6019-C RFS/MC
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D): 2BR-6019-D RFS/MC


  • Distributed By – Janus Records
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Barnaby Records
  • Copyright (c) – Janus Records
  • Recorded At – Creative Workshop
  • Remastered At – A&M Studios
  • Produced For – Buzz Cason Productions, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – Janus Records


Before the Salt is a compilation album by American popular music singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett. It includes the entire original releases of his first two albums, Down to Earth and High Cumberland Jubilee with the addition of Richard Frost to Down to Earth. It was released on BarnabyJanus 2 BR-6019 in 1979. The album has never been issued on compact disc but most of its songs are included on 1993's Before the Beach and all are on the CD releases of Down to Earth and High Cumberland Jubilee. Jimmy Buffett began his recording career with Barnaby Records, which released his debut LP, Down to Earth, in September 1970. Buffett then recorded a second LP for Barnaby, High Cumberland Jubilee, but the label supposedly lost the masters. Before the Salt. Jimmy Buffett. Released 1979. Before the Salt Tracklist. Richard Frost Lyrics. About Before the Salt. Before the Salt Q&A. More Jimmy Buffett albums. Life on the Flip Side. Show all albums by Jimmy Buffett. 1 Critical reception. Track listing. All tracks are written by Jimmy Buffett, unless otherwise noted. Side one. Artist: Buffett, Jimmy Title: Before The Salt Genre: Pop Type: Used - LP Label: Barnaby Catalog ID: 2 BR-6019 Country: USA Our ID: 150369. View other items by this Artist View other items on this Label. by Jimmy Buffett. Album: Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes 1977. Charted: 8. Before Jimmy Buffett, the original Margaritaville is alive and well in Sandusky, Ohio near the shores of Lake Erie. They continue to have the rights to use the name Margaritaville. Brian from Boston, MaCharles from Atlanta GA. I have never heard that story before but I like it. Is it really true. Wasted away again in Margaritaville, Searchin' for my lost shaker of salt. Some people claim that there's a woman to blame, But I know it's nobody's fault. Don't know the reason, Stayed here all season With nothing to show but this brand new tattoo. Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville - Online State of Mind. James William Jimmy Buffett born December 25, 1946 is a singer, songwriter, author, businessman, and movie producer. He is best known for his music, which often portrays an island escapism lifestyle. 1-48 of 198 results. Jimmy Buffett - Before The Salt -1979 USA 2 BR-6019 Double LP Vinyl Album. Genre: Rock. Before the Salt - Infobox Album Name Before the Salt Type compilation Artist Jimmy Buffett Released 1979 Recorded 1970, 1971 Genre Folk rock Length Label BarnabyJanus2 BR-6019 U. Salt Lake City, Utah - Infobox Settlement official name City of Salt Lake City settlement type City nickname