Anderson, Pink, 1900-1974
- Existence: 1900 - 1974
Pink Anderson (1900-1974) was a blues musician. He was born in Laurens, SC and grew up in Greenville and Spartanburg. He began performing at a young age, playing guitar to entertain people at medicine shows. He gained notarity after being record at a the Virginia State Fair and eventually recorded five albums during his life. Anderson died of a heart attack in 1974. He is perhaps best remembered as being the inspiration behind half of the name of the band, Pink Floyd.