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Robert Nighthawk Gravesite

Robert Nighthawk, also known as Robert McCollum, was born in Helena in 1909. He and his brother, Percy McCollum, worked together playing for local gatherings in the early 1930s. During the 1940s and 50s, he appeared on the “Bright Star Flour” show and “Mother’s Best Flour Hour” show on KFFA radio in Helena. He died at the Helena Hospital in 1967.  A stop on the Arkansas Delta Music Trail: Sounds from the Soil and Soul and the African American Heritage Trail.   

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Magnolia Cemetery, Wire Road, Helena-West Helena, Arkansas
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Great River Road & Crowley's Ridge Parkway