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. Edwards was also an actor, who appeared briefly on Deadwood, an American Western drama television series.
Edwards in Nashville at the Chet Atkins Appreciation Society, 2009
|Birth name||Nole Floyd Edwards|
|Born||May 9, 1935|
Lahoma, Oklahoma, U.S.
|Died||March 12, 2018 (aged 82)|
Yuma, Arizona, U.S.
|Genres||Instrumental rock, surf rock|
|Instruments||Guitar, bass guitar, Sitar|
|Associated acts||The Ventures|
- Prown, Pete; Harvey P. Newquist (1997). "3". In Jon F. Eiche (ed.). 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.
- Passings: Nokie Edwards of the Ventures (1935 - 2018)
- Nokie Edwards talks about Deadwood HBO TV Series
- Nokie Edwards Interview - NAMM Oral History Library (2004)