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From: "Janice A. Frank" <>
Subject: Re: [PD-LIFE] Me and the West
Date: Sat, 02 Mar 2002 16:49:28 -0500
At 09:41 AM 3/2/02, Ken Jones wrote:
>All this talk of the lore and lure of the West gave me pause to reflect on
>As a kid (pre-teen) growing up in the Pittsburgh area, I tuned in WWVA in
>Wheeling West Virginia for "cowboy music."
Oh, I remember Double-you Double-you Vee Aay in WHEE-ling West
Vir-GIN-yaa!, although I can't really convey it without sound. But us
citified snobs from the vast metropolis of Grove City (pop 8000?) 50 miles
north of Pittsburgh, considered it "hillbilly music" not cowboy. Probably
mainly because of that guy's accent.