Bad Times Stomp
Posted in Instrumental,Post-War,Texas Blues on 06.19.07

Thanks to the couple of people who sent me some of the 1960s Black Ace recordings. These were recorded by Arhoolie in 1960 during the start of the blues/folk revival and this song in particular shows that Black Ace was still incredible slide guitar player some 40 years after he first recorded. It’s a shame he wasn’t able to support himself recording during those in-between years – or even record more during his first and last sessions he was certainly capable of recording wonderful music.

Black Ace – Bad Times Stomp


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By Keith on 06.19.07 11:10 pm

dcm’m mcm
mncvNn’ ciefjijefd ;’kM

By flappy on 06.20.07 7:42 am

Great instrumental. I love slide.

By Tony Gilroy on 06.22.07 8:20 am

There’s brief vintage film of Black Ace in a 1940 film “Blood of Jesus”.

I bought a DVD from e-bay recently for next to nothing. An all black and very low budget film , towards the end there’s a scene of a jazz/blues band playing on the back of the truck and playing a National on his lap is Black Ace.

The seeve notes to his Arhoolie album referred to the film and I’d been wanting to see it for years.

By Nick on 07.30.07 1:17 am

Just another White boy feelin the blues.needin to hear some real stuff!

By michael on 12.16.08 7:41 pm

hi this is my first visit –

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