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Jonathon Edwards


The word "legend" is often used to describe veteran folk/rocker Jonathan Edwards, whose 1971 million-selling song "Sunshine" ("go away today...") brought him instant fame. He was born in Minnesota and detoured into blues and rock before realizing he was hooked on folk music. During his 34-year career he has recorded 14 albums, performed throughout North America and in Holland, and collaborated with artists such as Emmylou Harris, Jimmy Buffett, Maura O'Connell, Christine Lavin and Cheryl Wheeler. His 1987 children's album, LITTLE HANDS, was selected by the National Library Association as a "Notable Children's Recording."

His varied career has included theater, commercials, record production, and a movie soundtrack. He narrated and performed in two 13-week TV series for Media Artists, "Cruising America's Waterways", which started airing on PBS-TV stations in May, 2001.
" Sunshine" can be heard in the 2004 Will Ferrell movie, "Anchorman", and is included on the soundtrack.

"The perfect remedy for depression." - CASHBOX

"one of the most distinctive voices on record" - MUSIC CITY NEWS

"He is such an energetic presence, such a bundle of heightened personalityÉa consummate solo performer." - MARTHA'S VINEYARD TIMES

"Edwards' voice is so naturally malleable that all he really needs is a song with a strong melodic hook and he's home free." - WASHINGTON POST

"Jonathan Edwards is more than just a great entertainer, he is deeper than my words can describe and possesses the qualities of an authentic National Treasure" - HOMETOWN NEWS (NH)