West Virginia Country Music Hall of Fame

The West Virginia Country Music Hall of Fame was established in 1992 by Jim McCoy. The Hall of Fame, in the Troubadour Lounge, consists of pictures, memorabilia and plaques honoring country music legends of The Mountain State.

Every year during the Remembering Patsy Cline Labor Day Weekend festivities, Jim announces the new inductees to the Hall of Fame for the year. Come on by to find out who is honored this year…and enjoy a great party!

Inductees:

1999 – Patsy Cline
2000 – Senator Robert C. Byrd • Little Jimmie Dickens • Larry Murphy
2001 – Penny DeHaen • Mel Street
2002 – Wilma Lee Cooper • Benny & Vallie Cain • Lee Moore
2003 – Kathy Mattea • Rudy Lewis • Jim McCoy • Johnny “T” Triplett
2004 – Red Sovine • Stoney Cooper • Billy Ed Wheeler • Sammy Moss
2005 – Virgil Ruppenthal • Big Bill Bailey • Buddy Starcher
2006 – Don West • J. B. Jimmy Miller • Danny Boyd • Charlie Dick
2007 – Danny Chalupka • George Parks, Sr. • Quentin Peer • Billy Cox
2008 – Charlie McCoy • Hawkshaw Hawkins • Bobby Maynard • McCumbee Family
2009 – The Bailes Brothers • Doc & Chickie Williams • Michael Lipton
2010 – Sam & Joe Herrmann • Kenny Johnson • Maria Rose • Danny Elswick
2011 – Hazel Dickens • Connie Smith • David Elliott • Matt Hahn
2012 – New Moon • Pete Gordon • Bill Peer
2013/2014 – No Inductees due to Jim McCoy’s health
2015 – John Newbraugh, Jim Hodge, Sr.