Florida Folk Festival

Shady Grove

One evening at a place called Ka Tiki on Sunset Beach, I was performing with the redoubtable Pete Gallagher. A man in the audience called out for Shady Grove. It’s a short, simple tune, but that’s what he really wanted to hear so we played it as an instrumental. We didn’t know the words. It […]

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Whiskey Before Breakfast

For as long as I’ve been going to the Florida Folk Festival, this tune, Whiskey Before Breakfast, has been popular. It’s fun to play and offers lots of chances for variation. And the pdf of Whiskey Before Breakfast.

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