Lionel Lightbourne

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    June 25, 2009

    Dolphins Song-Off: Jimmy Buffett Crushes Hometown Rap Anthem

    One week ago, a lifelong Dolphins fan named Lionel Lightbourne called out Mr. Margaritaville himself, Jimmy Buffett, and demanded an Internet duel for the soul of the aqua-and-orange nation.via Wikimedia CommonsThis man will destroy you in hand-to-hand combat.Buffett had a new, corporate-approved an ... More >>

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    June 18, 2009

    Dolphins Song-Off

    A local Fin-atic throws down a challenge to Jimmy Buffett.

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    June 17, 2009

    Vote Now: Is This Hometown Dolphins Anthem Better Than Jimmy Buffett's New Song?

    Lionel Lightbourne lives just a few blocks from the Dolphins' home field. When they win and fireworks explode over Miami Gardens, he watches from his front porch. Lightbourne has been a fan since the Fins' perfect season in 1972 -- the year after he was born.So when he heard the Fins were renaming t ... More >>

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    July 12, 2007

    Letters from the Issue of July 12, 2007

    "Give the girl a break, you envious sons of bitches"

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    September 22, 2006

    A Real Dolfamily

    "We're a merged family, like the Brady Bunch," says Lionel K. Lightbourne. But like the Partridge Family, they sing: Lightbourne, with fiancee Tanya, their children from previous marriages and even a neighbor or two from Liberty City, call themselves The Fans. The song they produced -- "Miami Dol ... More >>