No doubt about it, downloading music is the wave of future. Lucky for us, there is still some music you can’t download and you have to buy on CD. Lucky, for you it’s some of the best music you’ll ever find. We’re calling these classics Lost and Found and they’re from ACE Records UK. ACE Ace is the leading reissue record company in the UK, specializing in rock’n’roll, soul, funk, blues, jazz, R&B, garage rock and punk. Check these out…
Fender: The Golden Age 1950-1970
Well-chosen examples of how Fenders made their imprint on rock, blues, country, and soul music. Includes classics by Dick Dale, Clapton, Johnny Cash, Booker T and the MGs and many more.
Come Together: Black America Sings Lennon & McCartney
Come Together presents a cross-section of Lennon & McCartney covers from artists as diverse as hard-core bluesman Lowell Fulson and supreme exponents of ‘sweet soul’, the Moments, via such stellar names as Al Green, Chubby Checker, Little Richard, Otis Redding and Aretha Franklin.
The Golden Age of American Rock ‘N’ Roll – Special Novelty Edition
2003 compilation featuring 30 of the finest ‘oddities’ from the ‘Golden Era’. All 30 tracks are Billboard chart hits including Witch Doctor, Purple People Eater, They’re Coming To Take Me Away, Ha Haa, Leader of the Laundromat and many more!
Rocket In My Pocket
A fistful of tracks from the wild side of rockabilly. The real deal: hopped-up, whiskey-fuelled songs of teenage rebellion, sung by untamed rockers who probably never expected their careers to last the week.
Best of The Girl Groups
This Rhino collection is the perfect introduction to the ’60s heyday of Brill Building-issue girl groups. Many of the 18 cuts here were cut for BB associates Lieber & Stoller’s Red Bird label and come from the pens of such Brill mainstays as Carole King, Gerry Goffin, Jeff Barry, and Ellie Greenwich
How Many Roads – Black America Sings Bob Dylan
C’est Chic – French Girl Singers of the 1960s
This compilation contains 24 classic tracks from France’s 1960’s Ye-ye scene. All of the songs feature sweet, lush and breathy girly vocals from artists including France Gall, Françoise Hardy, and Bridget Bardot. Serge Gainsbourg wrote several of the songs featured.
Golden Age of American Popular Music,
Jazz Hits From the Hot 100 1958 – 1966
The Golden Age of American Popular Music – Folk Hits
A compendium of just about every Folk hit to reach Billboard’s Hot 100. Artists include Pete Seeger, The Kingston Trio, The Irish Rovers, Peter Paul & Mary, The Rooftop Singers and many others.
Birth of Surf
Traces the evolution of instrumental surf music from its rock’n’roll roots. Features influential guitar stars Duane Eddy, Link Wray, the Ventures, and Dick Dale.
The Golden Age of American Rock n Roll – Country Hits Edition
Unique compilation assembles 28 country hits that also crossed over to the pop charts between 1953 and 1963. 28 tracks! Includes music by Wanda Jackson, Roger Miller, Marvin Rainwater, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Marty Robbins, Jimmy Dean, Bobby Edwards, Dave Dudley, Don Gibson, Bobby Bare, Burl Ives, Johnny Horton, Ferlin Husky, Jim Reeves & others.