Greenville in Washington County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
B. B. King
King of the Blues
1980's & 1990's there has been only one
King of the Blues.
B. B. King
Riley B. King
Born 1925 Indianola, Ms.
Known as "Beale Street Blues Boy"
Erected 2015 by the Greenville Blues Walk Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1925.
Location. 33° 24.74′ N, 91° 3.864′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Mississippi, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from South Walnut Street north of Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Embedded in the sidewalk by the Walnut Street Blues Club. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 128 South Walnut Street, Greenville MS 38701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Michael Dill (a few steps from this marker); George "All Nite" Allen (a few steps from this marker); Charles K. Rickard (within shouting distance David "Honey Boy" Edwards (within shouting distance of this marker); Charley Patton (within shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi Sheiks (within shouting distance of this marker); Donald Hayes Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); Where Main Street Meets the River (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on B.B. King. (Submitted on September 26, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 26, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.