Greenville in Washington County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
George “All Nite” Allen
—August 13, 1949 - September 6, 2010 —
Born into a musical family. Played with B.J. Thomas in "Electric Cyrkus", then Sassy Jones. Worked with producer and musician Jim Dickinson. Worked with many great musicians in all types of genres. A true renaissance man.
I'm a black man trapped in a white man's body.
Erected 2015 by the Greenville Blues Walk Association.
Location. 33° 24.733′ N, 91° 3.872′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Mississippi, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of South Walnut Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling north on South Walnut Street. Click for map. Embedded in the sidewalk by the Walnut Street Blues Club and Southern Nights Grill. Marker is at or near this postal address: 128 South Walnut Street, Greenville MS 38701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Michael Dill (here, next to this marker); Charles K. Rickard (a few steps from this marker); David "Honey Boy" Edwards (a few steps from this marker); Where Main Street Meets the River (within shouting distance of this marker); NRP Building (about 500 feet away, First National Bank Building (about 600 feet away); Greenville Trolley System (about 700 feet away); Greenville's Writers (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenville.
Also see . . . George Allen biography. (.pdf). (Submitted on November 8, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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