Two summers ago, Jimmy Buffett, Paul McCartney and their wives Jane and Nancy and friends had dinner at McCartney's house. At one point, Nancy stumbled and then blurted out, "The gummies just kicked in." Buffett decided to write a song about it, featuring Macca on bass.
"I've done a bit of smugglin' and I've run my share of grass," Jimmy Buffett warbled on "A Pirate Looks at 40" in 1975. It was a minor hit for the singer who passed away on September 1 at 76.
Bay Area jam-band Moonalice has teamed up with Lester Chambers and his son Dylan on a number of remakes of Chambers Brothers classics, including "Love, Peace & Happiness."
Ric Robertson's clip for his latest song, "Anna Rose," is not your typical music video. It's among the first stop-motion animations using borosilicate glass. The glass pieces were created by artist Clinton Roman.
New Zealand pop singer Lorde's third album "Solar Power" features "Stoned in the Nail Salon." Plus, the video for the title track shows her smoking from a pipe made out of a fennel bulb.