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Johnny Ace
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Ace in 1954
Background information
Birth name John Marshall Alexander Jr.
Born (1929-06-09)June 9, 1929
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Died December 25, 1954(1954-12-25) (aged 25)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Genres R&B
Occupation(s) Singer, musician
Instruments Piano
Years active 1949–1954
Labels Duke, Flair

John Marshall Alexander, Jr. (also Johnny Ace; June 9, 1929 – December 25, 1954) was an American rhythm and blues singer. He had many hit singles in his career. One of them was "Pledging My Love".

He was born in Memphis, Tennessee. He died after accidentally shooting himself in Houston, Texas. He was 25.

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