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2023 West Virginia Music Hall of Fame inductees announced


The West Virginia Music Hall of Fame on Wednesday announced its 2023 inductees.
Buddy Griffin, a bluegrass, traditional and country music artist; Fuzzy Haskins and Calvin Simon, founding members the funk band Parliament; Barbara Nissman, a world renowned classic pianist; the Lonesome Pine Fiddlers, bluegrass pioneers; and Winston Walls, one of country’s greatest Hammond B-3 players, make up the 2023 class, according to a news release from the hall of fame.
"The West Virginia Music Hall of Fame’s class of 2023 continues our mission to recognize outstanding artists who were born or raised in the Mountain State,” Michael Lipton, director of the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame, said in the news release. “Our ninth class honors five unique and diverse West Virginia artists who have made lasting contributions to the music of their home state and American music."
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