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Seven Sisters Gallery Showcases Paintings by Swannanoa’s Billy Edd Wheeler

Painting by Billy Edd WheelerSwannanoa’s multi-talented octogenarian resident, Billy Edd Wheeler, doesn’t let any moss grow under his feet. Billy Edd has had a hugely successful songwriting career, writing numerous hit songs (Jackson and Coward of the County, just to name a couple) that have been performed by the likes of Johnny Cash, Kenny Rogers and Elvis Presley, among many others. But Billy Edd certainly isn’t one to rest on past laurels. In addition to his musical accomplishments, he’s an author, playwright, composer of musicals and a folk opera, and an artist. Seven Sisters Gallery, located at 117 Cherry Street in Black Mountain is currently showcasing Billy Edd’s paintings in its gallery exhibit. The show continues through August 28, 2016.