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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment.
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. Embedded in the sidewalk by the Walnut Street Blues Club and Southern Nights Grill. 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 (here, next to this marker); Charles K. Rickard (a few steps from this marker); David "Honey Boy" Edwards B. B. King (a few steps from this marker); Charley Patton (within shouting distance of this marker); Where Main Street Meets the River (within shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi Sheiks (within shouting distance of this marker); Donald Hayes Brown (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
Also see . . . George Allen biography. (.pdf). (Submitted on November 8, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.