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Don Edwards accepting the Wrangler Award for himself and for WJRC.

Don Edwards and Western Jubilee Recording Company win the prestigious WRANGLER AWARD for Moonlight and Skies

Western Jubilee Recording Company, LLC, Colorado Springs, takes home a Wrangler for Moonlight and Skies, winner of the Outstanding Traditional Western Album by balladeer, Don Edwards. This is the sixth Wrangler Award for Edwards who produced and recorded the album. Moonlight and Skies is a compilation of various songs Edwards has always liked, which he plays with noted musicians Bob Boatright, Norman & Nancy Blake, Cindy Cashdollar, Rich O'Brien and others.
The black tie gala for the 46th Annual Western Heritage Awards banquet was held at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City on April 21, 2007. The Wrangler Award is a bronze sculpture of a cowboy on horseback. Western Jubillee Recording Company has won several Wrangler Awards.
The photographs from the Western Heritage Awards are from Joe & Gala Ownbey from Ownbey Photography. You may view all of their exciting photographs by going to

Victoria Ward of Western Jubillee Recording Company, Scott & Kathie O'Malley, Lisa (Hackett) Mitchell, wife of Waddie Mitchell, arriving on the red





Kathy & Don Edwards

Don Edwards, Sam Elliot, Buck Taylor, Waddie Mitchell, Barry Corbin, Woody Paul, Michael Martin Murphey, Joey the Cow Polka King, Ranger Doug, Too Slim and Red Steagall

Emcees Michael Martin Murphey and Waddie Mitchell



Don entertaining at the Friday evening Jingle-Jangle Mingle reception.

Lisa and Waddie Mitchell

Bobby Carradine and Ernest Borgnine waiting to present Don Edwards and WJRC with their Wrangler Awards for Outstanding Traditional Western Album Moonlight and Skies.

Scott, Mike, Sam, Don, Buck, Waddie, Barry, Woody, Murph, Joey, Ranger, Too Slim, Paul, Red, R.W.Hampton

Western Jubilee || Don Edwards || Sons of the San Joaquin || Waddie Mitchell || Sons and Brothers || Norman Blake || Wylie & the Wild West || Michael Martin Murphey || Rich O'Brien || Katy Moffatt || Tom Morrell || Cowboy Celtic || Cowboy Nation || Red Steagall || Various Artists || Little Gems