Nokie Edwards

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Musician, Guitarist

Nokie Edwards was an original member of the Ventures, a rock group of the 1960’s that helped popularize instrumental recordings. The band enjoyed several hit records including “Walk Don’t Run.” They remained active during much of the 60’s, even providing the music for the “Hawaii Five-O” television theme. Nokie was active within the music products industry as an advisor on product design and as an endorser. NAMM attendees were able to hear Nokie for decades at various events including performing at Muriel Anderson’s All Star Guitar Night.