Jimmy "Popeye" Thomas - Osceola AR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 35° 42.168 W 089° 58.154
16S E 231351 N 3955049
Quick Description: This Arkansas Historical Marker is the fifth of six on the corner of West Hale Avenue and South Popular Street in Osceola, Arkansas.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 5/27/2014 4:59:11 PM
Waymark Code: WMKTDP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member arkansas stickerdude
Views: 2

Long Description:
~ text from this "Cotton Highway" marker ~
Jimmy "Popeye" Thomas

Osceola native Jimmy Thomas split his youth working in cotton fields and playing local juke joints. As a teenager, he joined Ike Turner's Kings of Rhythm as lead singer, later performing with the Ike and Tina Turner Review. Settling in London, England, in 1969, Thomas launched the Osceola Records production studio.
Link to Marker: [Web Link]

History of Marker: Not listed

Additional Parking: Not Listed

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