Ellison, Thompson Contemplate Hall of Fame Induction Speeches


The West Virginia Music Hall of Fame will induct new members Saturday night. You can watch the ceremony live from the Culture Center in Charleston from West Virginia Public Broadcasting on television and on line.

John Ellison who was born in Fayette County and moved to New York is being honored tomorrow night.  So is Bob Thompson, who moved to West Virginia from New York.  Thompson is a well known jazz musician here and is the house pianist for Mountain Stage.  Ellison wrote the song “Some Kind of Wonderful” in 1967.

West Virginia Morning host Beth Vorhees talks with both musicians.


Credit West Virginia Music Hall of Fame
Mountain Stage pianist Bob Thompson will be inducted into the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame Saturday, October 24, 2015.