I was amused by this anecdote as reported by WV Metro News:
At one point, his rare talent prompted a wager. A friend bet Murphy he couldn't sing Sinatra and get away with it at a bar out in a rural area of the southern West Virginia county.
But like the judges on AGT, the bar goers were amazed, Murphy says with a smile.
"Ever since, I've never had to pay to go into that bar," said Murphy.
I'd say we can add courage to Murphy's other admirable qualities.
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