“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

South Carolina, Spartanburg Music Trail Historical Markers

A walking trail through Spartanburg's historic and restored downtown, showcasing the musicians who were born in or lived in Spartanburg, S.C.
Arthur Prysock Marker image, Touch for more information
By Brian Scott, February 14, 2011
Arthur Prysock Marker
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Spartanburg — Arthur Prysock / Ira Tucker
Arthur Prysock 1929-1997 Arthur Prycock was a prolific jazz crooner born in Spartanburg. Getting his start with Buddy Johnson's jazz orchestra in 1944, Prysock's rich baritone voice found its way onto nearly 60 albums. A highly adaptable . . . — Map (db m40338) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Spartanburg — Hank Garland / Johnny Blowers
Hank Garland 1930-2004 Hank Garland was a prolific studio musician contributing to recordings by Elvis Presley, Patsy Cline and many others. Born in Cowpens, Garland joined the Grand Ole Opry at 15, recording his million-selling his . . . — Map (db m40363) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Spartanburg — Pink Anderson / The Marshall Tucker Band
Pink Anderson 1900-1974 Pink Anderson was a seminal Piedmont bluesman. He lived most of his life in Spartanburg, performing locally and regionally, and recording three albums in the city for Bluesville Records during the 1960s. Anderson . . . — Map (db m40365) HM
South Carolina (Spartanburg County), Spartanburg — Walter Hyatt / DesChamps Hood
Walter Hyatt 1949-1996 Walter Hyatt was a prolific songwriter and performer and a founding member of the influential Americana groups Uncle Walt's Band and the Contenders. Raised in Spartanburg, Hyatt joined the Austin and Nashville . . . — Map (db m40343) HM

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Jun. 4, 2020