1EdGary

Singer - Musician - Film Actor<br />Recording Artist<br />President of The Greater Arizona Country and Western Swing Music Assn.<br />General Manager of The Prescott Opry.<br /><br />http://www.edgary.com/<br />www.myspace.com/edgaryband<br />www.myspace.com/edgarytheactor<br />This page managed by Ed Gary Productions<br /><br />Ed Gary<br />Born Edward Gary Holcombe, October 14 1945 to the Rev Earl Forrest Holcomb and Maybell Kathrine Dean Holcomb at John Gaston Hospital in Memphis, Tn.<br /><br />He grew up around music, Memphis being a real melting pot for music's like Gospel, Rockabilly, Blues and Country and with both sides of his family being blessed with singers and musicians.<br />His father and mother were both gospel singers so it was natural for Ed to be a singer and musician. He first sang in his fathers church at the age of three, learned to play guitar at nine and was singing on a weekly radio show by ten.<br />He later moved to Nashville where his country music Talent would continue to grow and he would gain the respect of the country music community<br />His first recording was to be at age seventeen<br />( Blackboard of my heart -<br /> b/w Am I that easy to forget )<br />That was just the beginning of a long career in the music he loves, Country Music.<br /><br />Ed now lives in Peoria, Az A Phoenix suburb and is still Singing and playing Bass in his four piece Band plus single and duo shows and is the Host of The Prescott Opry.<br /><br />To name a few He has been the crowd rouser for<br />Ernest Tubb, Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, David Houston, Ronnie Milsap, Mac Wiseman, Bill Anderson, Roy Acuff, Little Jimmy Dickens, Hank Snow, Tanya Tucker, Barbara Mandrell even a pre show for Elvis the list goes on<br />He has hosted his own TV and Radio Shows across America, Has been featured on The Ralph Emory TV Show, The Jerry Lewis Telethon In Its early days, The Grand Ole Opry, The Ozark Opry From Osage Beach Mo and many other artist hosted shows Plus Extras Parts in the movies Coal Miners Daughter and Smoky and the Bandit.<br /><br />\\\\ 45 Films so far. ////