Recently The Log asked its almost 10,000 Facebook fans "what one song do you most associate with Destin?" While Jimmy Buffett may be the obvious choice, locals and visitors had plenty other suggestions as well. Here are some of them!
Leigh Ellen Crocker: "Bee Wagon Wheel" by Darius Rucker
Lynda Michno Anderson: "Redneck Riviera" by Bertie Higgins. He even mentions Fort Walton and Destin.
Kate LilmissMuffy Schamroth: "God bless Destin" by Rusty Hammerstrom.
Pam Doughty: "You Can Leave Your Hat On"... Ha! A guy who sang at AJ's back in the 90s used to do a KILLER job on that and "Mustang Sally".
Tori Bonds: 311 — "Love Song"
Marleigh Andersen: Anything by our local singers and songwriters, and tourists if you have never seen them I suggest you do — they are that good: Heritage, Dread Clampitt, Bryan Kennedy, Kelsey Anna, Forrest Williams, Chris Clarke, Hotel Oscar.
Michelle Benge Maupin: "When the Sun Goes Down"...Kenney Chesney
Alexis Bill Chrisan: "Some Beach" by Blake Shelton!
Scott Griffith: "Down In Destin" by Captain Hal Aiken
Greg LaGrasso: "Butt Town" by Iggy Pop
Sharon Kay: Bob Marley's "Don't Worry Be Happy".
David Charles Hope: "Birdland"
Keenan Aberle: "Sittin on the Dock of the Bay!"
Melissa Marie: Michael Franti & Spearhead's "The Sound Of Sunshine"
Doug Farley: "Knee Deep" by Zac Brown Band/Jimmy Buffett
Gregory Scharpf: "The Summer Wind"
Mary Ann Keener: "Come Monday!"
Dawn Beachner: GNR's "Take Me Back to Paradise City"
Jonathan Campbell: By the looks of the sound, "Black Water" by the Doobie Brothers.
Svetlomir Sabev: "Sweet Home Alabama"
Garrison Jewett: "Daybreak" by Lawson Rollins
Will Brooks: "Small Town USA"
Lynn Fulmer Rose: "Pocketful of Sunshine" by Natasha Bedingfield.
Doug Jordan: "Brown Eyed Girl"
Chasity Bridgewater: Alice in Chains' "Would?"
Mike Seal: Chris Rea's "On The Beach." I used to hear this on Seabreeze when their radio signal would barely reach Destin from Miramar Beach
Mike Lewis Jml: Unfortunately... thanks to this pool musician years ago: "Cheeseburger In Paradise."
Jim Blackburn: "Sunset Grill" by Don Henley
Brad Armstrong: "Fast Love" by George Michael
Destin Snorkel: "Salt Life!"
Randy Garmony: "Destin" by the Scorpions.