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This is Buzzy's Country Store blog designed to keep you apprised of what's going on at the Store. Buzzy's is a general store located in St. Mary's County, Southern Maryland near Pt. Lookout State Park. Buzzy and Jean Ridgell purchased the Store from Jean's father Harry Raley in 1953. Buzzy operated it until his passing in 2009. His son J. Scott Ridgell is the current owner.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Rock and Coal

Just in case you have been too busy this week what with Nikki leaving the scene and wishing that Kanye would too, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced their slate of 2019 nominees as follows:
Fans get to vote for the official nominees and thus far Stevie Nicks and Def Leppard are amassing the most votes.  To vote (click here.)  Here are current standings:


John Prine, who probably won't make the cut, recorded this song on his first album released in 1971.  (Looks like an old country store there at the 0:32 mark.)  At one time Muhlenberg County was the top coal producer in the US.

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