The Aces are best known as a backing band, but they took the lead when it came to the future of the blues.
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Louis Myers cofounded one of the great backing bands in the blues
The guitar and harmonica master from the Aces played with Junior Wells, Little Walter, Otis Rush, Magic Sam, and many more.
Blues vocalist and harpist Grady Freeman spent the 50s alongside such future legends as Junior Wells and brothers Dave and Louis Myers, and in the early 60s he gigged around Chicago with the likes of Little Walter and Otis Rush. In 1963 he signed with Chess Records, and though he recorded a number of R […]