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Osceola in Mississippi County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Reggie Young

 
 
Reggie Young Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 31, 2010
1. Reggie Young Marker
Inscription. Called the most prolific session guitarist of all time, Reggie Young grew up along the Cotton Highway in Osceola in the 1940s. Joining a multitude of famous artists, such as Johnny Cash, Elvis Presely, the Beatles, and Willie Nelson, Young has performed all types of music, including many songs dealing with his cotton heritage.
 
Location. 35° 42.169′ N, 89° 58.148′ W. Marker is in Osceola, Arkansas, in Mississippi County. Marker is at the intersection of West Hale Avenue and South Poplar Street, on the right when traveling east on West Hale Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Osceola AR 72370, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Albert King (here, next to this marker); Son Seals (here, next to this marker); Willie Bloom (here, next to this marker); Jimmy "Popeye" Thomas (here, next to this marker); Billy Lee Riley (here, next to this marker); Patterson Store (a few steps from this marker); Coston Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Osceola.
 
Also see . . .  Forever Young. An interview with Reggie Young by Premier
Osceola's Musical Heritage image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 31, 2010
2. Osceola's Musical Heritage
From left to right are markers for Reggie Young, Albert King, Son Seals, Willie Bloom, Jimmy "Popeye" Thomas, and Billy Lee Riley. To the right is the old Patterson Store.
Guitar
magazine. (Submitted on October 2, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,271 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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