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Greenville in Washington County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Charles K. Rickard

"Guitar Charlie"

 

— Greenville, Mississippi —

 
Charles K. Rickard Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
1. Charles K. Rickard Plaque
Inscription.  
I got the blues from my head, down to my shoes

Toured with Little Milton. Warmed up for B.B. King. Played with Booba Barnes, Willie Foster, John Horton, Little Dave Thompson, Lee "Shot" Williams, Booga-Loo and many others around the Delta.

Born and raised in the Mississippi Delta
 
Erected 2015 by the Greenville Blues Walk Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment.
 
Location. 33° 24.729′ N, 91° 3.875′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Mississippi, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of South Walnut Street and Main Street 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. David "Honey Boy" Edwards (here, next to this marker); George "All Nite" Allen (a few steps from this marker); James Michael Dill (a few steps from this marker);
Portion of the Greenville Walk of Fame. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
2. Portion of the Greenville Walk of Fame.
B. B. King (within shouting distance of this marker); Where Main Street Meets the River (within shouting distance of this marker); Charley Patton (within shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi Sheiks (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Donald Hayes Brown (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
 
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 283 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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