Edgel Groves

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Edgel Groves is a recording artist/singer/songwriter who recorded the Hit single "Footprints in the Sand" based on the anonymous poem of the same name.[1] in 1981. The song sold millions of copies and the record was #1 in "country music" and was a cross over hit and became #1 in Christian and country gospel. It was also voted the number one requested song of 1981 by American radio DJs. Edgel Groves was the original singer to record "Footprints in the Sand" and the only singer to have "Footprints in the Sand" as a hit in the music charts. His number one hit is credited with making the poem famous.

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  1. ^ "Indie Promo Helps Programmers Identify New Acts With Potential". Billboard. June 5, 1982. p. 49. Retrieved 7 June 2011.