NEFC News last updated:
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Message from Nokie and Judy Edwards...
again it is time for Nokie to head to Japan. We will return early
November. Our sister will be in the office to take of merchandise
shipping, so you can continue to scope out any new product(s) on
the merchandise page. I will be adding the Japan version of Nokie's
new book - Cherokee Smoke Vol. 1. Pre-orders will start in
Oct. for the Japanese version. Also new, we will be posting
a new CD in October that Nokie did in 2014 for Japan.
English version of Cherokee Smoke Vol 1 will go on sale in late
November early December.
trip to Nashville this year to the CAAS "Chet Atlins
Appreciation Society" was awesome. We always enjoy seeing
all of our friends at CAAS, it is one big family. We so look
forward to it every year. It is just part of our life now. Many of
you that have not been to CAAS should put it on your schedule for
80th Birthday Celebration Tour and Book Signing...
Nokie hopes to meet and greet old fans and new ones on the tour.
You will have to watch for the tour schedule coming in December to
start in January a year long celebration of Nokie's 80th
year. Seventy- five years of picking up his guitar and
sixty-five years of playing professional.
we will be announcing after the first of the year, a tribute
to Buddy Holly CD & DVD that many of you are asking
about. This CD & DVD is made for TBHEF. We will be announcing
a lot of new news about The Buddy Holly Educational Foundation. So
check back often for this. In the mean time, you should go to www.tbhef.org
to look around and check out everything going on. An awesome organization
that is all in Buddy's and Maria Elena's name to help young people
with their music. Nokie is very proud to be a life member of TBHEF
and working with the Bradley family on this project. I am also
proud to be making the artist leather replica Buddy Holly guitar
covers and guitar straps... Nokie's, Albert Lee, Mick Jagger,
Keith Richards, Paul McCartney, Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch, Mike
Berry, James Burton, Graham Nash, Allan Clarke, Brian May, Roger
Daltrey, Pete Townshend and more! Peter Bradley Sr. and Peter Jr.
have put their trust in me to replicate Buddy's design for his
guitar cover and to make TBHEF guitar straps. Our company is very
honored to be part of helping a living legend's dream come true of
helping young people with their dreams of playing and writing
music as part of their lives. www.tbhef.org
go check it out! We'll see you at a show in 2015.
forget to check our web site for new merchandise starting in
mid-October and November.
Nokie & Judy
Life Story - “Cherokee Smoke”, Volume 1...
Check back for
update on book sales on November 7th!
80th Celebration Tour...
soon. Start checking often on December 3rd.
New Song for friend Arnold Swartzennegger....
"Thundering Tank 331" recently played on tour in Japan with
"On The Rocks" band....
Book for Guitar Lovers!...
A brand new fine
art photography book titled,"108 Rock Star Guitars" by
author/photographer Lisa Johnson will be available in stores
today 10/8/2013. Nokie's "Hitchhiker" is just one of many
legendary guitars featured in this new book! A portion of the proceeds
from the book sales benefit The Les Paul Foundation for Music
here to find more about the book and click
here to learn more about the book signing event today!