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Pied Piper - Finale

Various

Label ace Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. cdkend461

This final CD of Pied Piper material features more exciting tape finds. There’s even a little-known Pied Piper record from King Louie’s Court. It features Jack Ashford’s first productions...

Rock and Roll Music! The Songs of Chuck Berry

Various

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdchd1491

Ace celebrate the 90th birthday of the Poet Laureate of Rock‘n’Roll with a well-deserved addition to the songwriter series. Rock And Roll Music! focuses on the most revered songs from Chu...

The Planet Sessions

Screamin Jay Hawkins

Label ace Genre Blues Cat no. cdchd1493

The legendary Screamin’ Jay Hawkins was one of pop’s most colourful characters; a one-man circus sideshow with some of the most memorable routines - and props - the music world had ever w...

Love’s Been Good to Me - The Songs of Rod Mckuen

Various

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdtop1481

The latest in Ace's popular Songwriters series puts the spotlight on the late Rod McKuen. A born outsider, Rod McKuen was embraced by millions of fans who connected with the expressions o...

The Seeds - Deluxe 50th Anniversary Edition

The Seeds

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. gnp2299

Big Beat and GNP Crescendo’s deluxe reissue CD programme dedicated to The Seeds has been a highlight of recent years for garage rock fans across the globe. Now the focus is upon the much-...

Bob Stanley And Pete Wiggs Present English Weather

Various

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdchd1484

18-track CD.

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. xxqlp2049

19-track double LP. The LP version is pressed on 180 Gram black vinyl in heavy-duty Gatefold sleeve.

Rhythm on the Radio Oval Records Singles - 1974-1987

Various

Label ace Genre New Wave & Post Punk Cat no. cdchd1490

The late Charlie Gillett and his friend and neighbour Gordon Nelki created Oval as a record label, production company and publishing house in 1972, although it did not release a record un...

Chartbuster Usa - Special Country Edition

Various

Label ace Genre Country Cat no. cdchd1488

Ace’s spin-off of our Golden Age Of American Rock ‘n’ Roll series - Chartbusters USA - is always a popular and strong selling line. As with Golden Age, Chartbusters has its own sub-series...

En Anglais...Et En Americain

Sylvie Vartan

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdchd1489

Sylvie Vartan is a French pop institution, as popular today as when she first took the yé-yé scene by storm in 1962 with the first of a half century-worth of hits. The vivacious and alway...

Boppin' by the Bayou - Drive-ins and Baby Dolls

Various

Label ace Genre Blues Cat no. cdchd1486

This is the sixth volume in Ian Saddler’s Boppin’ By The Bayou series, and Ace's 16th visit to the bayous in all. The Boppin' series concentrates on white rockers, and runs the entire gam...

The Girls Want the Boys! Sweden's Beat Girls 1966 - 1970

Various

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. xxqlp048

LP version is pressed on snow white 180 Gram vinyl in heavy duty sleeve, with inner bag featuring a 4,000-word track commentary and a plethora of superb photos.

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdtop1482

Bumper CD booklet contains a 5,000-word track commentary and extra photos. Compiled by Mick Patrick.

Ricordare - The Songs of Ennio Morricone

Various

Label ace Genre Soundtracks Cat no. cdtop1485

This latest edition in Ace Records’ highly regarded Songwriter series is devoted to the works of Italian film soundtrack maestro Ennio Morricone. Highlights include Milva’s spellbinding v...

Let It Be - Black America Sings Lennon, Mccartney and Harrison

Various

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdchd1483

The highly anticipated second volume of songs by John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison is no less potent than 2011's 'Come Together' - one of Ace's most popular titles. The comp...

O'Baby!

Billy Hawks

Label ace Genre R 'n' B Cat no. ltdep020

Billy Hawks' second album 'Heavy Soul' is an organ-heavy mod R&B masterpiece. It included club classic 'O'Baby (I Believe I'm Losing You)', as well as three other floor-fillers; 'You'...

Son Of A Gun and more from the Lee Hazlewood Songbook

Various

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdtop1476

Lee Hazlewood - songwriter, singer, producer, independent record label entrepreneur, DJ, raconteur and self-proclaimed "Ol' grey-haired sonofabitch" - is a key figure in the history of po...

Come Back Strong Hotlanta Soul 4

Various

Label ace Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. cdkend454

The cities of Atlanta, Georgia and Birmingham, Alabama were never major recording hubs but in the early 70s they issued some of the finest examples of southern soul. The Moonsong and Clin...

Rhythm n Bluesin' by the Bayou - Nights of Sin, Dirty Deals and Love Sick Souls

Various

Label ace Genre R 'n' B Cat no. cdchd1478

It's Bayou time again and we're treated to a fifth volume of Louisiana rhythm'n'blues. Compiler Ian Saddler has selected 28 more chunks of vintage R&B - mostly taken from the vaults o...

Close to Me - More Fame Recordings

Dan Penn

Label ace Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. cdchd1477

The sequel to our acclaimed 2014 release 'The Fame Recordings', Ace is now proud to present 'Close To Me: More Fame Recordings', comprising another two dozen nuggets featuring the unmista...

Some Kinda Magic - The Songs of Jerry Ross

Various

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdtop1475

Ace's Songwriter Series brings you a valuable entry this month with a volume devoted to the songs of Philadelphia writer / producer / musician / A&R man Jerry Ross. An important figur...

Boys, Boys, Boys With Bonus Tracks

Lesley Gore

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdchd1473

Ace complete the reissue programme of Lesley Gore's Mercury catalogue with this expanded edition of her third album, 1964's 'Boys, Boys, Boys'. The 13 bonus tracks, recorded in 1963, incl...

Phil's Spectre - A Wall Of Soundalikes

Various

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. hiqlp043

Phil Spector did not produce the tracks on this LP. They all just sound as if he might have. Spector's sessions at Gold Star Studios in Los Angeles were celebrated for their extravagance....

The Golden Age of American Popular Music - More Country Hits

Various

Label ace Genre Country Cat no. cdchd1469

The success of the first Special Country Edition in the "Golden Age Of American Popular Music" series virtually guaranteed that there would be a follow-up at some point. Here it is at lon...

Scratch My Back - Pye Beat Girls 1963 - 68

Various

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdchd1472

Located in London's West End, Pye Records boasted a super stable of female talent. Released hot on the heels of our recent "Love Hit Me! Decca Beat Girls" collection, "Scratch My Back! Py...

Here Today! The Songs of Brian Wilson

Various

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. xxqlp042

Now on white wax with a fully illustrated inner sleeve.  It's hard to believe 12 years have passed since "Pet Projects: The Brian Wilson Productions", one of the first releases in Ace's m...

Kinked! Kink Songs and Sessions 1964 - 1971

Various

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdchd1463

Ray Davies is one of the greatest songwriting talents that Britain has ever produced. From his earliest days with the Kinks he was tremendously prolific. His wry take on the British way o...

Love Hit Me! Decca Beat Girls 1962 - 1970

Various

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. xxqlp041

For British girl-pop, 1960s Decca is a goldmine. The label had its A&R hounds sniffing into every nook and cranny of the British Isles, signing up Midlands schoolgirls (the Orchids), ...

Where the Girls Are - Volume 9

Various

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdchd1461

The girl group world contains many unsung heroes and heroines: talented singers, songwriters, arrangers and producers who toiled behind the scenes on many significant recordings without e...

Swamp Pop by the Bayou - Troubles, Tears and Trains

Various

Label ace Genre R 'n' B Cat no. cdchd1462

This volume in Ace's popular 'By The Bayou' series is a second volume of Swamp Pop. With releases by Warren Storm and Jimmy Donley and compilations from Huey Meaux's MEI studio, Ace is at...

The King and Deluxe Acetate Series - Beef Ball Baby! The new Orleans R&B Sessions

Various

Label ace Genre R 'n' B Cat no. cdtop1435

The latest in Ace's King / De Luxe Acetates series might be the most eagerly anticipated. During 1947 and 1948 the DeLuxe label held many pioneering sessions in New Orleans, long before m...

Shazam! and Other Instrumentals Written by Lee Hazlewood

Various

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdtop1466

Back in 2010 Ace released a terrific collection in their Songwriter series titled 'Califia: The Songs Of Lee Hazlewood'. At the time Ace reported that a companion volume of Hazlewood-penn...

Out of Left Field - Where Soul Meets Country

Various

Label ace Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. cdchd1464

The close musical relationship between country and soul music has been explored with great success across three CDs in Kent's 'Where Country Meets Soul' series. As a complement to this we...

Mod Jazz

Various

Label ace Genre Jazz Cat no. hiqlp2011

180 gram double coloured vinyl. Though all the tracks originated from plastic, this is the first time Ace have been assembled together in one hip vinyl package. Primarily a collection of ...

A Few of the Things We Love - The Chattachoochee Recordings and More

The Murmaids

Label ace Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. cdtop1459

Written by a pre-fame David Gates and produced by arch eccentric Kim Fowley at Gold Star Studios in Hollywood, the Murmaids' recording of 'Popsicles And Icicles' was one of the smash hits...

Bobby Gillespie Presents Sunday Mornin' Comin'

Various

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdchd1453

Bobby Gillespie has put together a fantastic new compilation for Ace Records, 'Bobby Gillespie Presents Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down'. The tracklisting is a great mellow mix of old tunes, n...

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. hiqlp2040

Bobby Gillespie has put together a fantastic new compilation for Ace Records, 'Bobby Gillespie Presents Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down'. The tracklisting is a great mellow mix of old tunes, n...

Love and Affection - More Motown Girls

Various

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdtop1455

More than two years have passed since the release of Ace's well-received 'Finders Keepers - Motown Girls' CD, so the time has arrived for a second volume. 'Finders Keepers' was a half-and...

Jon Savage - 1966 - The Year the Decade Exploded

Various

Label ace Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. cdtop21452

Next year will be the 50th anniversary of 1966 - the year that author Jon Savage hails as the one that shaped the future of pop music. This bumper 48-track double CD is the soundtrack to ...

Toujours Chic! - More French Girl Singers of the 1960s

Various

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdchd1447

Experience the hip sounds of 1960s France with 'Toujours Chic!', the latest in our series of groovy Gallic girl-pop. Star of the show is series debutante Laura Ulmer, who graces the cover...

The Birth of Surf Volume 3

Various

Label ace Genre Rockabilly & 50s Rock 'n' Roll Cat no. cdchd1454

Newly compiled by the guys from Pipeline Magazine, 'The Birth Of Surf Vol 3' follows the pattern of the earlier volumes in representing the influential pre-surf instrumental scene and the...

Three Original LPs - Link Wray / Mordicai Jones / Beans and Fatback

Link Wray's 3 Track Shack

Label ace Genre Garage Cat no. cdch21451

A 2CD set featuring three albums Link Wray recorded in the early 70s. Wray, his brother Vernon and band decamped to his farm in Maryland where Vernon set up a three-track recorder in an o...

Born to be With You

Dion

Label ace Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. hiqlp033

A vinyl release for Dion DiMucci's cult 1975 album produced by Phil Spector. Often seen as one of Phil Spector's last great productions 'Born To Be With You' is a cult classic loved by Br...

Unlock the Lock - The Kent Records Story 1958 - 1962

Various

Label ace Genre Rockabilly & 50s Rock 'n' Roll Cat no. cdtop21449

Ace's series of acclaimed overviews of the labels originally owned by the Bihari brothers has already featured RPM and Flair. Now it's the turn of Kent to receive the Ace treatment. In 19...

California Nights (With Bonus Tracks)

Lesley Gore

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdchd1439

With 19 hit singles on Billboard's Hot 100 between 1963 and 1967, Lesley Gore was one of the most successful female pop stars of her time. Having recently released 'Girl Talk' and 'Magic ...

Don't You Want to Rock - The King and Deluxe Acetate Series

Wynonie Harris

Label ace Genre R 'n' B Cat no. cdtop21124

The latest offering in Ace's ongoing King Acetates series presents Wynonie Harris as no collector has ever heard him before. Scheduled as a single CD some years back, further research int...

Pied Piper - Follow Your Soul

Various

Label ace Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. cdkend429

This is the eagerly awaited second volume of Pied Piper Productions, the Detroit group of arrangers, writers, artists and musicians who defined the Northern Soul style in their short 1966...

Keep A Hold On Him! - More Garpax Girls

Various

Label ace Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. cdchd1442

Following on from Ace's well-received compilation 'Boy Trouble', here comes another batch of vintage girls from the vaults of maverick producer Gary S Paxton. 'Keep A Hold On Him (More Ga...

The Bad Times

Warren Storm

Label ace Genre Rockabilly & 50s Rock 'n' Roll Cat no. cdtop21441

Warren Storm has been at the forefront of South Louisiana music for almost 60 years. In that time he's sung rock'n'roll, R&B, soul, country and swamp pop, all with authority and aplom...

Second Helpings - Sequels to the Songs That Left 'em Hungry For More!

Various

Label ace Genre Rockabilly & 50s Rock 'n' Roll Cat no. cdchd1432

Can you have too much of a good thing? Not if it's a platter of tasty sequels cherry-picked from Pop's golden era. And if many of these recordings sound familiar then maybe it's because t...

Nick Cave Heard Them Here First

Various

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdchd1437

Nick Cave - one of the most compelling, uncompromising and influential singer-songwriters of the last 30 years - has never concealed his influences. This edition in Ace's occasional 'Hear...