• Jessie James & The Royal Aces

    Jessie James & The Royal Aces
    L to R : Buddy Glass, Jessie James, Melvin Holmes, Charles Fuller & Calvin Talley

    Jessie James & The Royal Aces (Vallejo, CA.)




    Personnel :

    James Herbert McClelland  "Jessie James" (Lead)

    Buddy Glass

    Melvin Holmes

    Charles Fuller

    Calvin Talley




    Discography :

    1961 - Cha Cha Minnie / I Will Go (Shirley 103)




    Biography :

    School group from Vallejo, CA. composed by Vocalists Jessie James (Lead), Buddy Glass, Melvin Holmes, Charles Fuller & Calvin Talley. The Royal Aces also consisted of five musician; Dick Ellis John Turk, Harvey Toney, Tarnage Horn and Sylvester Stewart Known later as "Sly Stone" was the guitar player in this group. In June 1961, the group recorded "Cha Cha Minnie" and "I Will Go" released in July by Shirley Records. Shirley Record is based in Fremont, Calif. owned by Ron Badger and gained distribution from Atlantic Records. After this record, Sly Stone will join the Viscaynes.

    Jessie James & The Royal Aces    Jessie James & The Royal Aces
    Musicians: L to R : Dick Ellis John Turk, Harvey Toney, Tarnage Horn                                Sylvester Stewart                         

    Born in 1943 in El Dorado, Arizona, James Herbert McClelland recorded three more singles for Shirley and and one for Hit Records (several with guitar work from Sly Stone), then made the big time when he switched to 20th Century Fox Records. "Believe In Me Baby, Pt. 1" was a modest pop and R&B hit during 1967.  His biggest hit, 1970's "Don't Nobody Want to Get Married, Pt. 2," reached the R&B Top 20 for the Zea Records, and he continued recording during the '70s and '80s for T.T.E.D. Records and Gunsmoke. The latter was the label for full-lengths like 1988's "I Can Do Bad by Myself" and 1993's "Operator Please Put Me Through".




    Songs :
    (updated by Hans-Joachim) 


      
    I Will Go                                       Cha Cha Minnie




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