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Subject: Jimmy Buffett, Hemisphere Dancer, Fins (song), MGM Grand Adventures Theme Park, List of subcultures
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Parrothead or Parrot Head
Formation 1985
Type Fan club
Affiliations Jimmy Buffett

Parrot Head or Parrothead is a commonly used nickname for fans of Jimmy Buffett. "Parakeets" or "Keets" is the term used for younger fans of Jimmy, or children of Parrotheads.


  • Origin of the term 1
  • Activities 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Origin of the term

The term "Parrot Head" was coined in 1985 at a Jimmy Buffett concert at the Timberwolf Amphitheater in Cincinnati, OH.[1] Buffett has said numerous times that he attributes much of his fame to this area. At the show, Jimmy commented about everyone wearing Hawaiian shirts and parrot hats and how they kept coming back to see his shows, just like Deadheads. Timothy B. Schmit, then a member of the Coral Reefer Band, coined the term "Parrot Head" to describe each of those fans.


Events range from single act concerts or


External links

  1. ^ What is a Parrothead?
  2. ^ PHIP State Of The Phlock 2011



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