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Take Me Home, Country Roads: New State Song of West Virginia


CHARLESTON (WVVA)- The West Virginia Senate passed a resolution making Take Me Home, Country Roads by John Denver one of the state songs.

After the resolution passed unanimously a celebration occurred in the rotunda of the capitol.

A children's choir a long with a school band performed different versions of the song.

Governor Earl Ray Tomblin said,, "For most of us here you know when we hear that song no matter where we're at we kind of get a little warm spot in our heart you know makes you feel proud of this is our home in West Virginia."

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