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1. The song refers to the Shenandoah River, of which only a small fraction flows thru WV, the rest of it is in Virginia 2. Also referenced is the Blue Ridge Mountains, virtualy none of which are in West Virginia 3. Rumor has it the song was originally entitled "Old Virginia"

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Q: Why can't Country Roads be West Virginia's State Song?
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