asked a series of My Favorites questions, here’s what he had
• Of the 5 steel he has owned, his favorite is his current
ShoBud Super Pro.
• His favorite song to play on steel is the beautiful Hawaiian
song, Sand, written by Andy Iona.
• His favorite song to hear someone else play on steel is,
I Laughed When I think How I Cried Over You.
• His favorite all-time steel players are Jerry Byrd
and John Hughey.
It was a pleasure to present the 2008 GaSGA
Legend Award to Richard “Sunny” Allbright.
Special thanks to
Richard’s daughter and son, Sherry Krotz
and Rick Allbright for their wonderful contributions
of photographs and history.
(Segments of this bio taken from
Daily News – 1989, written by Tharon A. Giddens)