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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.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Allison, J. - Arnold, B.

 File — Box A3
Scope and Contents Allison, Jack Allison, Leroy Allison, Paul Allison, Ralph Allison, Rita Allison, Ronnie Allison, Wayne Allison, William Alvarez, Debra Lynn Alverson, Albert D. Alverson, Charles P. Amaker, E.J. Amick, Deborah Amick, L.T. Amos, Susan Lee Anders, Albert W. Anderson, Alan D. Anderson, Almalee Anderson, Alvin (baby...
Dates: 1940 - 1999

Spartanburg -- Biography -- Anderson, Pink, 2004

 File — Spartanburg Pamphlet File Drawer 1
Scope and Contents

One Herald-Journal article about the legacy of Pink Anderson, a blues musician from the Upstate.

Dates: 2004