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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, September 6, 2019

From Brooklyn to Ridge

My buddy Joe Norris recently traveled to Brooklyn, New York to participate in an annual commemoration of Maryland troops holding off the British forces during a Revolutionary battle.  Thanks to the Maryland boys, it enabled General Washington and his troops to escape.  

Due to the Maryland troops fighting as hard as they did, they earned the nickname the Old Line.  Roberta Reeves (whom some of us of a certain age know as Bobbi Nelson) was one of the organizers of the annual event and talked Joe into performing at the ceremony.

The link to the Bayweekly story is here (click here.)  It not only details Joe's trip to New York but also how Roberta was with Tom as he was in Hospice care and finished composing the Old Line song.  To hear Tom performing the song (click here.)

Joe will be playing some tunes this Saturday night at Sunset Cove starting at 7 pm.

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