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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment.
 
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. Located in River Heritage Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Florence AL 35630, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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);
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.
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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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Spectropop remembers. Buddy Killen (1932-2006) (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 

2. 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 Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 
 
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 was last revised on July 25, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 1,208 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   3. submitted on March 22, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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