Pink Anderson

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Birthday
12, 1900
Birthplace
Laurens, SC
Death Date
Oct 12, 1974 (74)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1900
Birthplace
Laurens, SC
Death Date
Oct 12, 1974 (74)

About

Legendary blues singer and guitarist from South Carolina. He is remembered for songs like Papa's About to Get Mad and Every Day in the Week Blues.

Before Fame

He was hired to entertain crowds while Dr. Frank Kerr of the Indian Remedy Company sold medicinal products to them.

Trivia

His first name was the inspiration behind the name of seminal progressive rock band Pink Floyd.

Family Life

His son, referred to as Little Pink Anderson, was also a blues musician.

Associated With

He and big band musician Don Redman are both legends in the Piedmont music scene.