Pink Anderson

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by Pink Anderson

Biography

Pinkney Anderson, 12 February 1900, Laurens, South Carolina, USA, d. 12 October 1974, Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA. For much of his life, Anderson was Spartanburg’s most famous songster and medicine show huckster. He was 10 when he first learned to play the guitar in open tuning. He also earned money as a buck dancer on the streets of Laurens. In 1917 he joined ‘Doctor’ W.R. Kerr’s medicine show, learning every facet of the calling, and stayed with the show, with Peg Leg... Read more

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blues
piedmont blues
delta blues
guitar
singer-songwriter
country blues
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