Pink Anderson / The Marshall Tucker Band

Pink Anderson / The Marshall Tucker Band (HMR0I)

Location: Spartanburg, SC 29306 Spartanburg County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 56.967', W 81° 55.9'

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Pink Anderson
1900-1974
Pink Anderson was a seminal Piedmont bluesman. He lived most of his life in Spartanburg, performing locally and regionally, and recording three albums in the city for Bluesville Records during the 1960s.

Anderson is also known as one of the two blues musicians who inspired the name of British rock group Pink Floyd (the other being Floyd Council).

The Marshall Tucker Band
founded 1972
The Marshall Tucker Band was one of the most successful Southern rock bands of the 1970s and 1980s, with multiple gold and platinum-selling albums, featuring hits like "Fire on the Mountain" and "Heard It in a Love Song."

Formed in Spartanburg in 1972, the original line-up included Toy Caldwell, Tommy Caldwell, George McCorkle, Paul Riddle, Jerry Eubanks, and Doug Gray. The original group disbanded in 1984.
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HM NumberHMR0I
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: Spartanburg Music Trail series
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Year Placed2011
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 4:12pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 414930 N 3867833
Decimal Degrees34.94945000, -81.93166667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 56.967', W 81° 55.9'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 56' 58.02" N, 81° 55' 54.00" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-120 S Church St, Spartanburg SC 29306, US
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