Billy Edd Wheeler

8:21 am
Tue December 9, 2014

December 9, 1932: Songwriter Billy Edd Wheeler Born

In addition, Wheeler wrote the long-running Hatfields and McCoys play, performed by Theatre West Virginia. In 2007, Billy Edd Wheeler was inducted into the inaugural class of the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame.
Credit e-wv, The West Virginia Encyclopedia online.

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9:30 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Kathy Mattea - "Coal Tattoo" - Live from Mountain Stage

Kathy Mattea, live on Mountain Stage
Credit Brian Blauser

Kathy Mattea returns to Mountain Stage on this week's broadcast with 'Coal Tattoo,' written by fellow West Virginian Billy Edd Wheeler. Mattea has said she enjoys playing this song because it allows her band to "stretch out" on their instruments - especially her long-time guitarist and sideman Bill Cooley.

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