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Photo by Michael Keller, 2011 WV Music Hall of Fame

Butch Miles was born on July 4, 1944, in Ironton, but spent his early years in Hinton, W.Va., and then Charleston. He has played with some of the biggest names in music, including Mel Torme, Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Lena Horne, Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Goodman, Tony Bennett and Itzak Pearlman. He was inducted into the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame in 2011.

Gallery: Famous West Virginians

Jun. 20, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

West Virginia was once considered home for many famous faces. Here are some of the famous people with ties to West Virginia.