Tonya Kouns-Holbrook Songwriter of Maker Of The Rain -WVP016

On episode 16 of The WV Podcast, Dee has a full length interview with Tonya Kouns-Holbrook. We have had several comments on our theme music, “Maker Of The Rain”. Tonya composed and performed the piece, and is having a conversation with Dee about her musical background and the events leading up to the writing of the song. As a bonus we are making available another separate release file today that lets you download the entire song in a high quality stereo format.

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Welcome to The WV Podcast, West Virginia’s Podcast. This show features the great state of West Virginia and stories of the amazing people who make it such a wonderful place to live. Your hosts are Jeff & Dee Holbrook. Let’s tear down the negative hillbilly stereotype that has been assigned to us by the national media. Let’s tell our own story.

Maker Of The Rain, our theme music, was composed and performed by Tonya Kouns Holbrook, a lifelong West Virginia resident.

Check out Portal‘s Facebook page to get information on prices and how to obtain the CDs discussed on the show today. will get you there.
There is some amazing music available and you won’t want to miss this opportunity to get these CDs which are not available any other way.
Be sure to download the extra release file today as it will have the entire song “Maker Of The Rain” in a high quality stereo format.

The WV Podcast will be accepting submissions for WV Podcast Extras. This will involve releasing on the weeks between the normal biweekly podcast professionally recorded original music by West Virginia individuals and groups. The purpose frankly, is to surprise the world with the quality and diversity of the music being written and recorded by West Virginians. If you want to submit your original song that you own the rights to for consideration, go to for the guidelines.


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