Whatever Happened To The Amazing Rhythm Aces?
‘Third Rate Romance’ had almost everything a great country classic needs.
Let’s see, drinking? Check. Cheating? Check. A great sing-along chorus line? Check.
From their 1975 album ‘Stacked Deck’, the Amazing Rhythm Aces had everyone singing ‘Third Rate Romance, Low Rent Rrendezvous’ for a good year or two.
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But then….well, then what?
The group disbanded after a couple more albums and lead singer Russell Smith became a successful songwriter, one member joined Hank Williams, Jr.’s Bama Band and member Duncan Cameron joined the hugely successful Sawyer Brown.
The band re-grouped in 1997 and today has a couple original members and continues playing shows.