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Another blues marker to be erected

JACKSON — On Oct. 5, the Mississippi Development Authority/Tourism Heritage Trails Program, the Mississippi Blues Commission and the Jackson Convention & Visitors Bureau will unveil a historic marker honoring Ace Records.

Ace Records, a major player in the development of New Orleans rhythm and blues and subsequently rock and roll, was the first local record company of New Orleans based in Jackson.

The Ace Records unveiling will be Jackson’s seventh historic blues marker on the Mississippi Blues Trail.

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