Pledging My Love – with the Johnny Otis Orchestra 1954
Born 9th June 1929 – Memphis, Tennessee
Died 25th December 1954 – Houston, Texas
Johnny Ace – real name John Alexander, died in a Russian Roulette contest at the age of 25 on Christmas Day, 1954. He teamed up with B B King and Bobby Bland in the Beal Streeters based in Memphis. What a waste.