Sound of an afternoon

Priscilla Reed, 48, of St. Petersburg, sings karaoke as  Jacquelyn Brown and her dog Remi Martin listen Tuesday, June 24, 2014 in Gulfport. "I found it hard to get hired to sing so I just sing here to whoever listens," said Reed, who entertains every Tuesday from 1-4PM in breezy Pavilion 6 on the Gulfport waterfront. Reed, who performs under the name Cillawette, sings rock, soul and country. "If it is a good song, I will sing it," she said. Brown, a retired nurse who now works part time as a crossing guard is a regular fan. "Seeing how happy people are," said Reed, "that makes me happy."

LARA CERRI | Times

Priscilla Reed, 48, of St. Petersburg, sings karaoke as Jacquelyn Brown and her dog Remi Martin listen Tuesday, June 24, 2014 in Gulfport. "I found it hard to get hired to sing so I just sing here to whoever listens," said Reed, who entertains every Tuesday from 1-4PM in breezy Pavilion 6 on the Gulfport waterfront. Reed, who performs under the name Cillawette, sings rock, soul and country. "If it is a good song, I will sing it," she said. Brown, a retired nurse who now works part time as a crossing guard is a regular fan. "Seeing how happy people are," said Reed, "that makes me happy."

LARA CERRI | Times

Priscilla Reed, 48, of St. Petersburg sings karaoke as Jacquelyn Brown and her dog, Remi Martin, listen in Gulfport on Tuesday. "I found it hard to get hired to sing so I just sing here to whoever listens," said Reed, who entertains every Tuesday afternoon in breezy Pavilion 6 on the Gulfport waterfront. Reed, who performs under the name Cillawette, sings rock, soul and country. "If it is a good song, I will sing it," she said. Brown, a retired nurse who now works part time as a crossing guard, is a regular fan. "Seeing how happy people are," Reed said, "that makes me happy."

Sound of an afternoon 06/24/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 11:47pm]

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