Nokie Edwards

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Nokie Edwards
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Edwards in Nashville at the Chet Atkins Appreciation Society, 2009
Background information
Birth nameNole Floyd Edwards
Born(1935-05-09)May 9, 1935
Lahoma, Oklahoma, U.S.
DiedMarch 12, 2018(2018-03-12) (aged 82)
Yuma, Arizona, U.S.
GenresInstrumental rock, surf rock
OccupationsMusician
InstrumentsGuitar, bass guitar, Sitar
Years active1958–2017
Associated actsThe Ventures

Nole Floyd "Nokie" Edwards (May 9, 1935 – March 12, 2018) was an American musician and actor. He was a member of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He was a guitarist, best known for his work with The Ventures.[1] Edwards was also an actor, who appeared briefly on Deadwood, an American Western drama television series.

Edwards died on March 12, 2018 in Yuma, Arizona of a staph infection complicated from hip surgery at the age of 82.[2]

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  1. Prown, Pete; Harvey P. Newquist (1997). "3". In Jon F. Eiche. Legends of rock guitar: the essential reference of rock's greatest guitarists. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 22. ISBN 0-7935-4042-9. Retrieved 28 January 2010.
  2. Passings: Nokie Edwards of the Ventures (1935 - 2018)

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