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

Donald Hayes Brown

“Downtown Donnie Brown” b. October 9, 1951

 

—Greenville, Mississippi —

 
Donald Hayes Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2017
1. Donald Hayes Brown Marker
Inscription.
Donnie, his brother Jerry Brown
and Thomas "Boogie" Hobart were
the "Candy Shoestring", the premier
Rock and Roll / Blues Rock Band of
the region in the 60's & 70's. They
opened for Ted Nugent, Lynard
Skynard, Rare Earth and played the
Atlanta Pop Festival in 1970.
Donnie has performed with Steve
Azar, Lil' Bill Wallace, Willie
Foster, among many others.

 
Erected by the Greenville Blues Walk Association.
 
Location. 33° 24.774′ N, 91° 3.837′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Mississippi, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from South Walnut Street south of 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. Walter Horn, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Mississippi Sheiks (a few steps from this marker); Charley Patton (within shouting distance of this marker); B. B. King (within shouting distance of this marker); Stein Mart
Donald Hayes Brown Marker in far distance near 3rd trash receptacle. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2017
2. Donald Hayes Brown Marker in far distance near 3rd trash receptacle.
(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 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
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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 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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