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Cincinnati in Hamilton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Albert Washington

August 17, 1939 - October 23, 1998

 

— Cincinnati Music History —

 
Albert Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen W. Bernard, April 27, 2018
1. Albert Washington Marker
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Inspired by B.B. King and seeing Sam Cooke in his youth. Albert recorded on labels Duke, Peacock, Finch, VLM, Bluestown, Fraternity, Jewel, Iris & Eastbound. "You Gonna Miss Me" and "Ramble" in 1962 featured Big Ed Thompson, Sonny Watt & Tim Pleasant. Albert performed locally at Vet's Inn, Sha-Rah Club & Cory's in the 1960s-1980s and at the Cincy Blues Fest in 1992 and 1994. His final album, "A Brighter Day", was named one of the top three blues recordings of 1994 by France's Academie Du Jazz.
Installed and Maintained by The Big Joe Duskin Music Education Foundation.
 
Erected 2017 by The Big Joe Duskin Music Education Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicEntertainment.
 
Location. 39° 7.639′ N, 84° 30.697′ W. Marker is in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Marker is on E McMillan St near Vine Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 E McMillan St, Cincinnati OH 45219, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Albert Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen W. Bernard
2. Albert Washington Marker
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walking distance of this marker. Edison R. "Big Ed" Thompson (here, next to this marker); Robert Alphonso Taft (approx. half a mile away); William Howard Taft / Robert Alphonso Taft (approx. half a mile away); Yoshino Cherry (approx. half a mile away); William Howard Taft (approx. half a mile away); Auburn Avenue (approx. 0.6 miles away); William Howard Taft Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); Grandpa's Garden (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cincinnati.
 
Mad Frog Nightclub image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Google Inc Maps, 2017
3. Mad Frog Nightclub
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2018, by Allen W. Bernard of Cincinnati, Oh 45202-1736. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 70 times this year. Last updated on June 14, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 27, 2018, by Allen W. Bernard of Cincinnati, Oh 45202-1736.   3. submitted on May 2, 2018, by Allen W. Bernard of Cincinnati, Oh 45202-1736. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 2, 2022