Smoke Wade
3117 5th St #3
Lewiston, ID 83501
(208) 746-7652

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Smoke Wade SMOKE WADE.........A Legend In His Own Mind.

Smoke Wade, of Lewiston, ID is a well known local cowboy poet, reciter, storyteller, and frequent guest on KRLC 1350AM Western Heritage Show. Smoke was born and raised on a Snake River cattle ranch in Hells Canyon where he rode horseback 6 miles to a one-room school house through the 6th grade. He is a fourth generation Wallowa County, Oregon, cowboy and range land manager.

Smoke has written cowboy poetry and western nostalgia for 15 years and has been performing since 2001. His poetry and stories reflect the memories of a life style that once flourished in the Snake River canyon country along the Idaho-Oregon border. Smoke was a top ten nominee for the 2004 Academy of Western Artists Will Rogers Award for Cowboy Poet/Storyteller-Humorous division and he was awarded the 2003 Poet of the Year Award for the Christian Cowboy Balladeers. Always truthful, Smoke was the champion teller of tall tales at the 2004 and 2005 Lewis-Clark Cowboy Poetry gathering in Lewiston, ID, 2nd place storyteller at Rupert, ID 2004, and competed and placed in the 2004 Cowboy Poetry Rodeo in Kanab, UT .

Performing in over sixty shows a year in six western states, Smoke is a member of the Cowboy Poets of Idaho, the Cowboy Poets of Utah, the Christian Cowboy Balladeers, the Palouse Country Cowboy Poets Association, and he has published in Rope Burns, The North West Agri-times, The Angus Journal and Happy Trails as well as and . Smoke has produced one CD: SMOKE WADE, A LEGEND IN HIS OWN MIND.

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First Place: serious Reciter:
Cowboy Poetry Rodeo in Kanab, UT Silver Buckle

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Smoke Wade: A Legend In His Own Mind

Leather Gods
Real Cowboys
Change of Season
Trailing the Herd
Poker Bill
Silver Bells and Golden Spurs
Chasing the Wind
Silver Jack
Trail Boss Charlie
Ol Mose
Bear Hunting With a Buggy Whip
Silver Dollar Girls