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Cole Brashear

I first met Cole in 1983 at the National Rainbow Gathering of the Tribes in Michigan. I just happened to keep a stash of old guitar strings in a Top tobacco can. You'd be surprised at how many people came to my camp that year and for some years after, because the word got out I had a stash,
Cole and I began a lifelong friendship. We shared many wonderful, magical, and musical adventures together. We were in three bands together; New Wine, True Believers, and RiverTrain. Cole wrote a number of songs in his life. In 2005 I helped him produce his own acoustic CD called "First Cuttings."
He is missed.

Rest In Peace my beloved brother.

Darwin Cole Brashear

1955 - 2012

Some of his music can be heard here, here, and here