Don sings his cowboy song about changing traditions. Don Edwards wrote this song about the changes for the cowboy of today. He says, "nowadays you hardly see a cowboy ahorseback or a horse afoot."
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Don Edwards was a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, well versed in cowboy lore and musical traditions, which gave tremendous depth to his performances. A member of the Cowboy Hall of Fame, Don celebrated over 55 years as a musician. He was influenced by a wide cross-section of American music and recorded numerous award-winning albums of original and traditional songs that express the realities and romance of cowboy life. Don was one of the great cowboy troubadours. He died in 2022.
"Cryin' for Daylight" words + music by Don Edwards
Filmed in front of a live audience at the Western Folklife Center's G Three Bar Theater Elko, NV, during the 32nd National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.
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