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|song name||West Virginia|
|releases||State Songs, They Might Be Giants Vs. McSweeney's, TMBG Clock Radio|
|first played||November 14, 1999 (24 known performances)|
|sung by||John Linnell|
- The sugar maple is West Virginia's state tree. The great rhododendron is the state flower.
- Partly inspired by the song "Georgy Girl:" "There's another Georgy deep inside."
- In They Might Be Giants Vs. McSweeney's, this song accompanies "Euology for Saul Steinberg" by Ian Frazier.
- From the State Songs liner notes:
The nation's leading producer of bituminous coal, the Mountain State boasts the Black Bear as its Official State Animal.
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West Virginia is currently ranked #162 out of 910. (53 wikians have given it an average rating of 8.77)