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

David “Honey Boy” Edwards

b. June 28, 1915 - Shaw Mississippi

 
 
David "Honey Boy" Edwards Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
1. David "Honey Boy" Edwards Plaque
Inscription.
"Who May Your Regulars Be"
"Drop Down Mama"
"Old Friends"
"The World Don't Owe Me Nothing"
"Mississippi Delta Bluesman"


Played with
Robert Johnson
Tommy Johnson
Little Walter Jacobs
Big Joe Williams
Kansas City Red
Sunnyland Slim
 
Erected by the Greenville Blues Walk Association.
 
Location. 33° 24.727′ N, 91° 3.877′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Mississippi, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of South Walnut Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling north on South Walnut Street. Touch for map. Embedded in the sidewalk by the Walnut Street Blues Club and Southern Nights Grill. Marker is at or near this postal address: 128 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. Charles K. Rickard (here, next to this marker); George "All Nite" Allen (a few steps from this marker); James Michael Dill (a few steps from this marker); B. B. King (within shouting distance of this marker); Where Main Street Meets the River (within
David "Honey Boy" Edwards Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Cc By 2.0, July 2006
2. David "Honey Boy" Edwards Plaque
Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.
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 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on David "Honeyboy" Edwards. (Submitted on November 8, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. David "Honey Boy" Edwards website (with discography). (Submitted on November 8, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
Portion of the Greenville Walk of Fame. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
3. Portion of the Greenville Walk of Fame.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 8, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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