Buddy Ace

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James L. Land, 11 November 1936, Jasper, Texas, USA, d. 24 December 1994. Ace was a R&B singer who brought a deep blues feeling to his music. He was raised in Baylor, Texas, and was recruited in 1956 by the owner of Duke/Peacock Records, Don Robey, to perform as a soundalike to Johnny Ace, his top recording artist. As Buddy Ace, the singer was signed to the Peacock label, but it was not until the late 60s that he had any chart success, with two fine singles on the Duke label, ‘Nothing... Read more

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soul
funk
blues
rnb
rhythm and blues
workradio
soul blues
funk blues
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