At about 5 his baby sitter would take him for a ride and listen to Rock & Roll in the late 50's. He was hooked. His first album was the Beatles and he was later drawn to the music of James Taylor at the age of 15. He never had a guitar lesson and would just teach himself the chords of James Taylors music and developed a similar playing style.

Thirty Years and 6 CD releases later he is one of the most accomplished Key West musicians still traveling and touring and playing his music.

Check out the Key West music scene and my new book "The Soul of Key West". Its the story of our contemporary Key West Music.

THE SOUL OF KEY WEST
This is the first book about the Key West Music scene. The story is told by 46 musicians along with over 200 color photographs - available at:

Ralph De Palma website link:
http://www.rwdepalma.com/shop

Amazon link:
http://www.amazon.com/The-Soul-West-Ralph-Palma/dp/061587889X/
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