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Back to the Beach

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“WHEN Jimmy Buffett hit Rockefeller Center plaza last week, to plunk away at his guitar for the “Today” show, the Bard of Margaritaville came barefoot and wearing vintage-looking board shorts and a T-shirt, as if to signal that summer had officially begun. Make that the Endless Summer. It has been decades since Mr. Buffett first tapped into the cultural sweet spot that is surf culture. And, while his take on beach bum narratives typically leads to a bar stool and the sun slipping behind the Key West horizon, that his philosophical roots are in the culture of wave-riding seems perfectly — one could almost say, gin — clear.”

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