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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.

Sunday, May 15, 2022

"God Broke Our Hearts"

Tromping around St. Michael's Cemetary the other day, I visited Lindy McKay's resting spot where the following caught my eye:



I later learned that it was his Granddaughter Kayla who had placed the Pop Poem on his grave.  The poem was written in 1939 by a lady in memory of her mother who had just passed away (click here.)  

I have played this "death song" previously, but check out this version where Bruce joins Jakob and Company on it in a performance at the 1997 MTV Video Awards Show:

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