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John "Ace" Cannon (May 5, 1934 – December 6, 2018) was an American tenor and saxophonist. He was born in Grenada, Mississippi. He played and toured with Hi Records stablemate Bill Black's Combo, and started a solo career.

His best known song "Tuff" hit #17 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in 1962, and the follow-up single "Blues (Stay Away from Me)" hit #36 that same year. In April 1965, he released Ace Cannon Live (HL 12025).

Cannon died at his home on December 6, 2018 in Calhoun City, Mississippi from emphysema at the age of 84.

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