Jimmy Lee "Buddy Ace" Land

Vocals

Date of Birth:  November 11, 1937    Jasper, TX

Date of Death:  December 25, 1994    Waco, TX
 

Place of Burial:  Magnolia Springs Cemetery

                       FM 1005

                       Kirbyville, TX 75956

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  Back of cemetery near fence

                        30° 43' 43" N / 94° 1' 49" W

SELECTED RECORDINGS

What Can I Do? / Back Home, Duke Records (155)

Someone Kind / Oh Why, Specialty Records (669 Promo)

Something New / From These Roots, Fidelity Records (3011)

This Little Love of Mine / Won’t You Reconsider, Duke Records (325)

Buddy Ace – Rock N’ Blues, Disques Vogue (INT. 18107 France)

Houston Town, Fingerprints, Paula Records (343)

Kicked the Habit / The Real Thing, Paula Records (355)

Better Think Again / I Still Love You (instr.), Sunny Records (1001)

Don’t Hurt No More, Evejim Records (EJ2018 CD)

The Silver Fox, Evejim Records (EJ2040-2)

From Me to You Bobby Bland, Evejim Records (EJ2048-2)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

 

Dansby, Andrew. “Jonathan Toubin’s favorite old 45s.” Houston Chronicle, vol. 116, n. 184, Saturday, April 15, 2017, p. A2.

Bogdanov, Vladimir et al. (Ed.). All Music Guide to The Blues. San Francisco: Backbeat Books, 2003, 3rd Edition.

Evans, David (Ed.). Ramblin’ On My Mind: New Perspectives on the Blues. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008.

Farley, Charles. Soul of the Man – Bobby “Blue” Bland. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2011.

Gart, Galen and Roy C. Ames. Duke/Peacock Records: An Illustrated History with Discography. Milford, NH: Big Nickel Publications, 1990.

Govenar, Alan. Meeting the Blues – The Rise of the Texas Sound. New York: Da Capo Press, 1995.

______. The Early Years Of Rhythm & Blues. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Limited, 2004.

______. Texas Blues: The Rise of a Contemporary Sound. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008.

Leadbitter, Michael (Ed.). Nothin’ But the Blues. London: Hanover Books Ltd., 1971.

Salem, James M. The Late Great Johnny Ace and the Transition from R&B to Rock ‘n’ Roll. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999.

Santelli, Robert. The Big Book Of Blues. New York: Penguin Books, 2001 (revised).

Talevski, Nick. Rock Obituaries – Knocking on Heaven’s Door. London: Omnibus Press, 2006.

Wood, Roger and James Fraher. Down in Houston. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003.

Concert promotional poster found in debris at Double Bayou Dance Hall in Double Bayou, TX, 2014. Poster says tickets were $1.25 at the door.

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