Listen: Charles Wesley Godwin on Mountain Stage
Morgantown, West Virginia native Charles Wesley Godwin's song "Coal Country" reminds us that the commodity's impact reaches far beyond Appalachia, broadening the definition of what many think of as "Coal Country."
"Put a roof over my head and the armor on the tanks of Normandy"
Guest-host Kathy Mattea said "He sings about the hard working, close knit communities, and a deep sense of place, and of belonging somewhere."
Hear more from Charles Wesley Godwin, plus sets from Tim O'Brien Band, The Po' Ramblin' Boys, The Alison Brown Band, and The Honey Dewdrops, on this week's encore episode of Mountain Stage.