Saturday 2 September 2023

Think Pink


Pinkney 'Pink' Anderson (1900-1974) was a blues singer & guitarist from South Carolina; not a legend, as such, but by dint of his name, together with fellow bluesman Floyd Council (1911-1976), unwittingly gave Syd Barrett in 1967 the perfect portmanteau for his new group. Very little archive footage of Pink exists, so feast your eyes and ears on this relic:

Pink Anderson - She Knows How to Stretch It


  1. Thought that was your photo challenge!

    1. The jumping off point for many of my blogs, especially the shorter pieces, often starts with a photograph. This is a car that was parked close to where I had breakfast the other morning; all I needed was a 'pink narrative' to wrap around it...