Randy Jones, the original cowboy in the Village People waves to the crowd on Ninth Street in Durham, N.C. Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014.
Randy Jones, the original cowboy in the Village People waves to the crowd on Ninth Street in Durham, N.C. Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
Randy Jones, the original cowboy in the Village People waves to the crowd on Ninth Street in Durham, N.C. Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
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Village People scored hits years ago, but the original Cowboy is now climbing the charts

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