Historic Markers Across Georgia



Gid Tanner and the Skillet Lickers



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Location: Harbins Rd north of McMillan Rd, Dacula, GA
County: Gwinnett
Coordinates: N 33° 59.031    W 083° 53.529
  33.98385    -83.89215
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

In honor of
Gid Tanner and the Skillet Lickers


“Pioneers of Recorded Traditional Stringband Music”
Gid Tanner lived in Dacula from 1922-1960,
recording from March 1924 until March 1934.
The group’s “Million Seller” instrumental “Down
Yonder” was recorded for RCA Victor in 1934.
Inducted into Ga. Music Hall of Fame 1988.



 

 

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