An Extra Helping of the Blue Plate Special – Keith Sykes “Coast Of Marseilles”

Keith Sykes is a successful songwriter with more than 100 songs recorded by artists as diverse as Rosanne Cash and George Thorogood. To date, recordings of Keith’s songs have sold more than 25 million copies worldwide. He has toured every corner of America and played in just about every conceivable kind of venue. He has appeared on Saturday Night Live and Austin City Limits. He was part of Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band, and co-wrote the title track for the “Volcano” album. He has released 13 full-length albums and has his own publishing company. Keith stopped by the Blue Plate stage to share songs from his latest effort, an EP of originals called “Songs From A Little Beach Town”. The tune from the EP in this video, “Coast Of Marseilles” originally appeared on Jimmy Buffet’s “Son Of A Son Of A Sailor album, and features East Tennessee’s own Michael “Crawdaddy” Crawley on harp. Learn more about Keith Sykes at Visit “Crawdaddy’s” website at

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