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Drifting Too Far from the Shore
Composer: Charles E. Moody

Drifting Too Far from the Shore was performed by Jerry Garcia with Old & In The Way in 1973, with the Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band in 1987 and with David Grisman in the 1990's.

The song was written by Charles E. Moody in 1923 and first appeared in a Stamps-Baxter Songbook.



Jerry Garcia

info Breakdown, Old & In The Way, 1997
info The Pizza Tapes, Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Tony Rice, 2000
info Acoustic Disc 100% Handmade Bluegrass, Various Artists, 2004
info Pure Jerry: Lunt-Fontanne, The Best Of The Rest, Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band/Jerry Garcia Band, 2004
info 10/8/73 The Boarding House, San Francisco, Old & In The Way, 2008
info The Pizza Tapes: Extra Large Edition, Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Tony Rice, 2010
info Ragged But Right, Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band, 2010
info Live At The Boarding House: The Complete Shows, Old & In The Way, 2013

Other recordings

no info Carolina Gospel Singers, 1929 (Gennett 7188)
no info Single (What Is A Home Without Love? / Drifting Too Far From The Shore), Monroe Brothers, 1936
no info Single, Roy Acuff, 1939
no info Single, Judie & Julie, 1939
no info Glorybound Train, Rose Maddox, 1960
info Country Songs Old & New, The Country Gentlemen, 1960
no info Book of Favorite Hymns, Tennessee Ernie Ford, 1962
info I'll Meet You In Church Sunday Morning, Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys, 1964
no info John's Gospel Quartet, Stanley Brothers, 1966
info Red Smiley and the Blue Grass Cutups, Vol. 2, Red Smiley and the Blue Grass Cutups, 1967
no info Hymns From The Hills, Paul Mullins & the Backwoods Boys Quartet, 1967
no info EP, Rusty York & the Kentucky Mountain Boys, 196?
info Legendary Stanley Brothers Recorded Live, Stanley Brothers, 1970
no info Walking In Heavenly Clover, Zane Martin & the Bluegrass Buddies, 1973
info West Virginia Coal Miner Blues, Don Stover & the White Oak Mountain Boys, 1973
info Feast Here Tonight, Monroe Brothers, 1975
no info Stanley Brothers of Virginia, Vol. 3: Uncloudy Day, Stanley Brothers, 1977
info Long Time Gone, John Starling, 1977
no info Boone Creek, Boone Creek, 1977
no info Original Carter Family in Texas, Vol 2, Carter Family, 1978
no info Tenino Old Time Music Festival. 1975-1976-1977, Roger and Janis Maddy, 1978
no info In The Fall, Bluegrass Revival, 1978
info 15th Anniversary Celebration, Seldom Scene, 1981
no info Alive... And Still Pickin', Cody, 1981
info River Bottom, The Country Gentlemen, 1981
no info Columbia Historic Edition, Roy Acuff, 1985
info Stanley Series, Vol. 2 #3, Stanley Brothers, 1986
info Angel Band, Emmylou Harris, 1987
info Stanley Series, Vol. 2 #4, Stanley Brothers, 1987
info Single (Silvio / Driftin' Too Far From Shore), 1988
no info River Bottom, Country Gentlemen, 1989
no info Bluegrass Gospel Live in Holland: Angels Rejoiced, Various Artists (Jimmy Gaudreau), 1989
no info Uncloudy Day, Stanley Brothers, 198?
no info River Bottom, The Country Gentlemen, 1990
info Bluegrass 1959-1969, Bill Monroe, 1991
info Mountain Music: Bluegrass Style, Various Artists (Bob Baker and the Pike County Boys), 1991
info The Stained Glass Hour: Bluegrass and Old Timey Gospel Music, Various Artists (Boone Creek), 1991
info The One Rose: The Capitol Years, Rose Maddox, 1993
info Hand Picked: 25 Years of Bluegrass on Rounder Records, Various Artists (Boone Creek), 1995
info The Real Music Box: 25 Years of Rounder Records, Various Artists (Boone Creek), 1995
no info Blue Sky Boys on Radio, Vol. 2, Blue Sky Boys, 1996
info Stanley Series, Vol. 4 #1, Stanley Brothers , 1996
info 25 Years of Strictly Country, Various Artists (Jimmy Gaudreau's Bluegrass Unit), 1996
info Rebel Records: 35 Years of the Best in Bluegrass (1960-1995), Various Artists (Ricky Skaggs/John Starling), 1996
no info Vision, Don Rigsby, 1998
no info Wasting My Time, Southern Rail, 1998
info Complete Hank Williams, Hank Williams, 1998
no info 20 Bluegrass Favorites, Vol. 2, Red Smiley, 1998
no info Music for Dog People, The Blue Dogs, 1999
info Concert Classics, Vol. 1, Pure Prairie League, 1999
no info The Legendary Stanley Brothers, Volume 1, Stanley Brothers, 19??
info Monroe Brothers, Vol. 1: What Would You Give in Exchange for Your Soul, The Monroe Brothers, 2000
no info Shine Hallelujah Shine, Vol. 1, Bluegrass Band, 2000
no info R.C. Cola Radio Shows, Vol. 4, Roy Acuff and his Smoky Mountain Boys, 2000
no info Back to the MAC, IIIrd Tyme Out, 2001
no info Early Bluegrass, Rusty York & The Kentucky Mountian Boys, 2001
no info One More River, The Drovers, 2001
info Blue Moon of Kentucky 1936-1949, Bill Monroe, 2002
no info Last Project: Salvation Train, Carl Story & Rambling Mountaineers, 2002
no info Country Gospel, Various Artists (Roy Acuff), 2002
info Anthology, Bill Monroe, 2003
info All the Classic Releases 1937-1949, Bill Monroe, 2003
info An Evening Long Ago: Live 1956, The Stanley Brothers, 2004
no info King of Country Music, Roy Acuff, 2004
no info Beautiful Brown Eyes, Roy Acuff, 2004
no info Too Far from the Shore, Boarding Party, 2004
no info Unforgetable Country Greats, Various Artists (Roy Acuff), 2004
no info King Of The Road, Various Artists (Roy Acuff), 2004
no info Carrying On, Abrams Brothers, 2005
no info 18 Grand Old Gospel 2005, Porter Wagoner, 2005
no info The Gospel According to Hank Williams, Hank Williams, 2005
info Turn Back the Years: The Essential Hank Williams Collection, Hank Williams, 2005
no info All Around the Mountain, Tom Akstens/Neil Rossi, 2005
no info Vintage Plus Gospel Classics, Morris Brothers, 2005
no info Strangers in Meshech, Green Pastures, 2006
no info Classic Bluegrass Collection, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Boone Creek), 2006
no info Gloryland: 30 Bluegrass Gospel Favorites, Various Artists (Ricky Skaggs), 2006
no info King of the Hillbillies, Vol. 1, Roy Acuff, 2007
no info Old Time Duets, Jeremy Stephens & Tom Mindte, 2007
info Classic Bluegrass Collection, Vols. 1-4, Various Artists (Boone Creek), 2007
no info Best of Grand Old Gospel 2008, Various Artists (Porter Wagoner), 2007
no info Journey On, Green Valley Grass, 2007
info Best of the Sugar Hill Years, Ricky Skaggs, 2008

 
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