Edison R. "Big Ed" Thompson

Edison R. "Big Ed" Thompson (HM278X)

Location: Cincinnati, OH 45219 Hamilton County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 7.639', W 84° 30.697'

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January 22, 1935 - April 22, 1993

Cincinnati Music History

Big Ed was influenced by country radio stars Grandpa Jones and Uncle Dave Macon on WCKY and blues on WZIP radio. He was a session guitarist for ABC Paramount, King and Victor recording studios and regularly featured in H-Bomb Ferguson & the Mad Lads at Cincinnati Cotton Club. After many years of recording and performing with Albert Washington at venues like Vet's Inn and Cory's he started Big Ed Thompson & his All Starts, performing regionally and at blues festivals in Europe during the summer of 1988.
Installed and Maintained by The Big Joe Duskin Music Education Foundation.
HM NumberHM278X
Placed ByThe Big Joe Duskin Music Education Foundation
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Date Added Monday, April 30th, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 715100 N 4333853
Decimal Degrees39.12731667, -84.51161667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 7.639', W 84° 30.697'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 7' 38.34" N, 84° 30' 41.82" W
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Area Code(s)513, 859
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1e E McMillan St, Cincinnati OH 45219, US
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