Aaron Corthen, better known as A.C. Reed (May 9, 1926 – February 24, 2004)  was an American blues saxophonist, closely associated with the Chicago blues scene from the 1940s into the 2000s. Biography Reed was born in Wardell, Missouri, and grew up in southern Illinois. He took his stage name from his friend Jimmy Reed. 
A.C. Reed. Real Name: Aaron Corthen. Profile: American Blues saxophone player born May 9, 1926, Wardell, Missouri, died February 25, 2004 (cancer). Aliases: Aaron Corthen. In Groups: A.C. Reed & His Band, A.C. Reed And His Spark Plugs.
A.C. Reed. Nombre real: Aaron Corthen. Perfil: American Blues saxophone player born May 9, 1926, Wardell, Missouri, died February 25, 2004 (cancer). Apodos: Aaron Corthen. En grupos: A.C. Reed & His Band, A.C. Reed And His Spark Plugs.
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A.C. Reed Follow Artist + To hear tenor saxist A.C. Reed bemoan his fate on-stage, one might glean the impression that he truly detests his job. But it's a tongue-in-cheek complaint -- Reed's raspy, gutbucket blowing and laid-back… Read Full Biography Overview Biography Discography Songs Credits Related Share on facebook twitter tumblr
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