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

Walter Horn, Jr.

“Mississippi Slim”

 

“8th Wonder of the World”

 
Walter Horn, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2017
1. Walter Horn, Jr. Marker
Inscription.
August 12, 1943 Shelby, MS
April 14, 2010 Greenville, MS

Opened for - BB King, Bobby Rush,
Little Milton, Tyrone Davis and others
1974 Album - " Crying in the Arms of Another Love"
1999 CD - "Miracles"
2009 CD - "You Can't Lose the Blues" G-Town Records
"Mississippi Boy" "Take Your Finger Out Of It"
"They Call Me Mississippi Slim" "Player Haters"

 
Erected by the Greenville Blues Walk Association.
 
Location. 33° 24.777′ N, 91° 3.834′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Mississippi, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Walnut Street and Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Embedded in the sidewalk near the intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: South Walnut Street, Greenville MS 38701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Donald Hayes Brown (here, next to this marker); Mississippi Sheiks (a few steps from this marker); Charley Patton (within shouting distance of this marker); Stein Mart (within shouting distance of this marker); B. B. King
Walter Horn, Jr. Marker, on sidewalk, at 3rd trash receptacle in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2017
2. Walter Horn, Jr. Marker, on sidewalk, at 3rd trash receptacle in background.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Michael Dill (about 300 feet away); George "All Nite" Allen (about 300 feet away); Charles K. Rickard (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Walter Horn, Jr. (Submitted on September 26, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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