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Subject:  Re: My Red Star Post...... Date:  2/5/2001  1:39 PM
Author:  nukejohn Number:  155 of 381

Now, what does Parothead mean?

They are JB's official fan club. Check out the links that chuck gave us if you're interested. As for the origination of the term parrot heads.....

Origination of the term parrot head
Reputedly, when performing at Timberwolf Ampitheater in Kings Island, OH, Jimmy commented on all those crazy folks in the crowd from the Cincinnati area wearing hawaiian shirts and parrot hats and who keep coming back to every show. "Just like deadheads," Jimmy commented. Coral Reefer Timothy B. Schmit replied, "yea, Parrot Heads!"
Sources: Jimmy on Whoopi Goldberg's Show, December, 1992
Jimmy on The Arsenio Hall Show, June, 1990

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