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Don Edwards was one of the great cowboy troubadours—a gentleman and a dear friend to many of us at the Western Folklife Center. He was a much-loved artist, a fixture at Elko Gatherings, and an award-winning singer/songwriter and actor. This collection contains music by Don as well as others in tribute to him.
I'd Like to Be in Texas for the Roundup in the Spring
Don sings this traditional cowboy song that has been named one of the top 100 cowboy songs of all time. Don Edwards, accompanied by Rich O'Brien, performs this song during the 10th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Don Edwards was a Grammy-nominated singer-s...
Don sings Ian Tyson's ode to Will James. Will James was a Canadian-American artist and writer of the American West. Don Edwards, the ultimate songster and troubadour, accompanied by Rich O'Brien, performs this song during the 10th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.
Lauren dedicates her performance of this classic to the man most known for it, her grandfather Don Edwards. Lauren Padgett performs "Coyotes" with Elana James on fiddle and Matthew Purpora on guitar during the "Tribute to Don Edwards" show at the 36th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.
FEATURING: Dom Flemons, Pipp Gillette, Andy Hedges, R.W. Hampton, Brenn Hill, Hot Club of Cowtown, Elana James, Waddie Mitchell, Joel Nelson, Lauren Padgett, Randy Rieman, Dave Stamey, Denise Withnell, Lloyd Wright.
With more than 55 years of crooning, yipping, and picking under his belt, the l...