Cincinnati in Hamilton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
August 17, 1939 - October 23, 1998
—Cincinnati Music History —
Inspired by B.B. King and seeing Sam Cooke in his youth. Albert recorded on labels Duke, Peacock, Finch, VLM, Bluestown, Fraternity, Jewel, Iris & Eastbound. "You Gonna Miss Me" and "Ramble" in 1962 featured Big Ed Thompson, Sonny Watt & Tim Pleasant. Albert performed locally at Vet's Inn, Sha-Rah Club & Cory's in the 1960s-1980s and at the Cincy Blues Fest in 1992 and 1994. His final album, "A Brighter Day", was named one of the top three blues recordings of 1994 by France's Academie Du Jazz.
Installed and Maintained by The Big Joe Duskin Music Education Foundation.
Erected 2017 by The Big Joe Duskin Music Education Foundation.
Location. 39° 7.639′ N, 84° 30.697′ W. Marker is in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Marker is on E McMillan St near Vine Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 E McMillan St., Cincinnati OH 45219, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edison R. "Big Ed" Thompson (here, next to this marker); William Howard Taft / Robert Alphonso Taft (approx. half a mile away); Auburn Avenue (approx. 0.6 miles Robert Alphonso Taft (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cincinnati Breweries / Remaining Brewery Structures (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives (approx. 0.9 miles away); Cincinnati Public Markets / The Northern Liberties (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cincinnati.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 27, 2018, by Allen W. Bernard of Cincinnati, Oh 45202-1736. This page has been viewed 93 times since then. Last updated on June 14, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 27, 2018, by Allen W. Bernard of Cincinnati, Oh 45202-1736. 3. submitted on May 2, 2018, by Allen W. Bernard of Cincinnati, Oh 45202-1736. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.