Jimmy Buffett: “Treetop Flyer” from Banana Wind

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About “Treetop Flyer”

“Treetop Flyer” is a hidden song by Jimmy Buffett from his album Banana Wind.

This is a cover of the song written and recorded by Stephen Stills for his 1991 album Stills Alone. The song was inspired by Stills’s passion for flying and his experience flying a Beechcraft Bonanza F33A.

The song has been covered by several other artists, including Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, who performed it live with Stills. It has also been used in several films and TV shows, including the movie Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and the TV series Supernatural. “Treetop Flyer” remains a beloved song among fans of classic rock and Stephen Stills’ solo work.

About Banana Wind

Jimmy Buffett’s album Banana Wind, released in 1996, is a quintessential work of his music style that blends various genres, including country, rock, and pop. The album is inspired by Buffett’s love for the sea, and his songs reflect the laid-back and carefree lifestyle associated with living on a beach. Buffett collaborated with several renowned musicians, including Mark Knopfler and Timothy B. Schmit, on the album

Banana Wind features upbeat songs with catchy melodies such as “Jamaica Mistaica” and “Only Time Will Tell,” which showcase Buffett’s trademark storytelling style. The album’s title track, “Banana Wind,” is a nostalgic tribute to a hurricane that struck Buffett’s hometown in 1995.

How to find “Treetop Flyer”

Begins about 9 minutes into the final track

Listen to “Treetop Flyer”

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1 Response

  1. Laurine Carragher says:

    Best song by Jimmy Buffett; better than Stephen Stills, who wrote the song!!!!

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