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Ace Cannon

Ace Cannon

Ace Cannon

born 5 May 1934 in Grenada, Mississippi

John „Ace” Cannon is an American tenor and alto saxophonist. He played and toured with Hi Records stablemate Bill Black’s Combo, and started a solo career with his record Tuff in 1961, using the Black combo as his backing group. Cannon was inducted into both the Rock and Soul Hall of Fame and the Rockabilly Hall of Fame in 2000. In May 2007, his hometown of Calhoun City, Mississippi, hosted its first annual Ace Cannon Festival, and on December 9, 2008, he was honored with induction into the Mississippi Musicians’ Hall Of Fame.

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  1. SALUTE to a Magnificent Sax player doing an old Leadbelly tune that also met with great success when The Animals covered it in the 60s!

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