Thomas Edison “Brownie” Ford was a lot more than just a nation vocalist, he was a cowboy balladeer with a massive repertoire predicated on his personal knowledge being a ranch hands and rodeo rider. He was created in 1904 in Gum Springs, Fine, of Comanche and Anglo-American ancestry. He spent the majority of his lifestyle in Baton Rouge and afterwards settled within the countryside of Hebert in Caldwell Parish. Ford employed folk craft customs like producing cinches and bridles, and was famous for his participating storytelling capability, which gained him a Country wide Heritage Fellowship in 1987. His legacy continues to be preserved over the lone record Tales From Mountains, Swamps and Honky-Tonks. Released in 1990 on Traveling Fish Records, it had been a combined mix of primitive field recordings and professional studio room recording associated with D.L. Menard and David Doucet.