Hank Garland / Johnny Blowers

Hank Garland / Johnny Blowers (HMR0G)

Location: Spartanburg, SC 29306 Spartanburg County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 56.983', W 81° 55.817'

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Hank Garland
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 "Sugerfoot Rag" at age 16, and established himself as an outstanding country musician session player. Before being disabled in a 1961 car accident, Garland became a noted jazz musician.

Johnny Blowers
Johnny Blowers was one of the most prolific of the swing-era jazz drummers, regularly backing the likes of Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and dozens of other famed performers.

Born in Spartanburg, Blowers worked at a downtown record shop in his teens and began his musical career performing in local jazz bands.
HM NumberHMR0G
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: Spartanburg Music Trail series
Year Placed2011
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 8:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 415056 N 3867861
Decimal Degrees34.94971667, -81.93028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 56.983', W 81° 55.817'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 56' 58.98" N, 81° 55' 49.02" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 141-153 S 4202, Spartanburg SC 29306, US
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