Denise Withnell, in a special tribute to Don Edwards, sings the romantic Scottish ballad, "Annie Laurie," during the "Tribute to Don Edwards" show at the 36th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Denise Withnell is best known at the gathering as a member of the band Cowboy Celtic, with Denise on guitar and vocals. For nearly 25 years, her lilting voice has anchored Cowboy Celtic's extensive catalogue of traditional songs that celebrate the bond between chaps and tartan. Denise (and Cowboy Celtic founder David Wilkie) live in Victoria, British Columbia.
Filmed in front of a live audience at the Western Folklife Center’s G Three Bar Theater in Elko, NV, on Jan. 31, 2020.
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