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Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

William D. “Buddy” Killen

City of Florence Walk of Honor

 
 
William D. "Buddy" Killen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 13, 2009
1. William D. "Buddy" Killen Marker
Inscription.
Buddy Killen earned international renown as a music publisher, songwriter, record producer and recording artist. He help launch the careers of a host of well-known musicians during the last half of the 20th century.
 
Erected 2007 by City of Florence.
 
Location. 34° 48.395′ N, 87° 37.884′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker can be reached from Hightower Place near Veterans Drive (Alabama Route 133), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Located in River Heritage Park. Marker is in this post office area: Florence AL 35630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Christopher Handy (here, next to this marker); Edward Asbury O'Neal, III (here, next to this marker); Maj. Gen. George W. Goethals (here, next to this marker); Caroline Lee Hentz (here, next to this marker); Thomas Sigismund Stribling (here, next to this marker); Justice John A. McKinley (here, next to this marker); Dr. Ethelbert Brinkley Norton (here, next to this marker); Harlon Hill (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Florence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Hall of fame inductee. Buddy Killen (Nov. 13, 1932-Nov. 1, 2006) 1985 Inductee (Lifework Award)
William D. "Buddy" Killen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 27, 2008
2. William D. "Buddy" Killen Marker
Buddy Killen is bottom row 3rd to right.
(Submitted on March 21, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

2. Spectropop remembers. Buddy Killen (1932-2006) (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

3. CMT News. Nashville Music Pioneer Buddy Killen Dies A Musician and Songwriter, He Helped Turn Tree Publishing Into a Powerhouse Company November 1, 2006; Written by Calvin Gilbert (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
Walk of Honor River Heritage Park image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, March 22, 2010
3. Walk of Honor River Heritage Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 1,015 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   3. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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