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.

Thursday, January 13, 2022


Thank you Charlotte!

Did you see the story that Martin Scorsese is doing a movie bio on Jerry Garcia with Jonah Hill as Jerry (click here.)   Makes me wonder how much they will go into Jerry's childhood showing him and his brothers growing up in the aparment above his Mom and Dad's bar (click here.)  (Never knew that Jerry and I had anything in common.  My childgood bedroom was upstairs directly above Buzzy's counter.) 

Jerry Garcia: a SF Mission upbringing
This song, an old Texas blues tune, was the Dead's first record back in 1965 when they started out as the Warlocks before becoming Grateful:

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