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My Place: Ace Record Company


This week Joel Najman's My Place profiles artists who recorded for the Ace Record Company of Jackson, Mississippi as well as the company's colorful founder Johnny Vincent.

Between 1955 and 1962, Ace specialized in R&B and pop music coming out of New Orleans during the rock era's earliest years including memorable hits by Huey "Piano" Smith, Jimmy Clanton, and Frankie Ford.

Initial broadcast Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. on VPR. Did you miss the show? You have 2 more weeks to hear it online!