1977 - Jimmy Buffett releases his breakthrough hit song "Margaritaville"
1980s - Jimmy Buffett fans are dubbed "Parrot Heads"
1987 - The first Margaritaville restaurant opens in Key West, Florida, USA
1993 - The second Margaritaville location opens in New Orleans
1996 - John Cohlan and Jimmy Buffett partner up to expand the Margaritaville brand
1998 - John Cohlan plays "hardball" with Arthur Shapiro, then Chief Marketing Officer for the Americas at Seagram, over the introduction of Parrot Bay Rum - this leads to the creation of Margaritaville tequila
2001 - Seagram is broken up and sold off
2016 - Sazerac ended up owning Margaritaville, and sells about 300,000 9-liter cases annually
If making in the machine, you fill the top reservoir with ice, combine ingredients in the glass mixing jar, hit the "go baby go" button to concoct until smooth, pour into a glass and enjoy! If you don't have the machine, just blend with ice until smooth.