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Don Edwards (born March 20, 1939 in Boonton, New Jersey) is a cowboy singer and guitarist who performs Western music.
He has recorded several albums, two of which, "Saddle Songs" and "Songs of the Cowboy", are included in the Folklore Archives of the Library of Congress. Edwards also recorded the album "High Lonesome Cowboy" with Peter Rowan and Tony Rice.
Background information From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Don Edwards left home when he was 16 to work on Texas oil fields and experience the western life.
He made his professional debut in 1961 after he was hired as a singer, actor, and stuntman at the newly opened Six Flags Over Texas.
He worked there for five years before moving to Nashville to seek a recording contract.
In 1993 he appeared on Nanci Griffith's Grammy Award winning album Other Voices, Other Rooms on which he accompanied Griffith on a Michael Burton song entitled "Night Rider's Lament".
In popular culture
Edwards played the character Smokey in Robert Redford's The Horse Whisperer. Edwards also performs the song "Coyotes" that plays during the final minutes of the documentary Grizzly Man.
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