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Anderson, Pink, 1900-1974


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  • Variants

    • Anderson, Pinkney, 1900-1974
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19000212
    • Death Date

        19741012
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Frank "Smiley" Kerr's show
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Laurens (S.C.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) South Carolina
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

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  • Sources

    • found: Carolina medicine show hokum and blues [SR] p1984:label (Pink Anderson, vocals and guitar) program notes inserted (b. 2/12/1900 in Lawrence, SC)
    • found: All music guide WWW site, July 5, 2002(Pink Anderson; b. Feb. 12, 1900, Spartanburg, SC, d. Oct. 12, 1974, Spartanburg)
    • found: RootsWeb.com WWW site, July 5, 2002:Social Security death index (Pink Anderson; b. Feb. 12, 1900, d. Nov. 1974)
    • found: Santelli, R. Big book of blues, 2001(Anderson, Pink; b. Pinkney Anderson, Feb. 12, 1900, Laurens, S.C., d. Oct. 12, 1974, Spartanburg, S.C.)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed November 26, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Anderson, Pink; Pinkney Anderson; blues musician / singer, guitarist; born 12 February 1900 in Laurens, South Carolina, United States; learned to play guitar at a very early age; played his guitar between pitches of Frank "Smiley" Kerr's show whose Indian Remedy Company peddled various potions and nostrums; perfomed with Simeon Dooley, in 1928 Columbia Records, recorded four tracks with the duo; his last years were marked by poor health and near-poverty; in 1965, the rock band Pink Floyd would use a blending of Anderson Pink's name and that of fellow bluesman Floyd Council to form the name of their group; died 12 October 1974 in South Carolina, United States)
  • Change Notes

    • 1986-05-07: new
    • 2015-03-19: revised
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