The Aces are best known as a backing band, but they took the lead when it came to the future of the blues.
Tag: Mean Old World
‘Do what the good Lord gave you and keep going’
The new compilation No Other Love shines a light on a self-reliant strain of midwest gospel that’s survived outside the mainstream for more than 50 years.
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.