Various - Ace Cafe: The Rock & Roll Years 1956-1962

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Vee-Tone Records celebrate 75 years of the Ace Cafe, London.åÊ This anniversary album embodies the style and culture of Ace Cafe London and showcases the spirit that has endured through the ups and downs of this iconic British institution.åÊ Featuring 28 British & American Rock ‰Û÷n‰۪ Roll recordings released in the UK between 1956 and 1962 (on Single, EP and LP). The tracks are rebellious, wild and frantic much like the cultural shift in Britain that the Ace helped drive throughout the ‰Û÷50s and ‰Û÷60s.åÊ This is the soundtrack of the Ton Up era and subsequent Rocker culture!

  • 8 page colour booklet packed with label shots, great photos and extensive sleeve notes;
  • Original recordings by artists including: Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Jack Scott, Jackie Lee Cochran, Johnny Carroll, Link Wray, Tommy Sands, Adam Faith, Billy Fury, Jet Harris, Johnny Duncan, Vince Taylor plus many more‰Û_...åÊ

TRACK LISTING

  1. Cat Man (Gene Vincent And His Blue Caps - Capitol Records LP T 811) 1957 -åÊGene Vincent
  2. Mama Don't You Think I Know (Brunswick 05669) 1957 -åÊJackie Lee Cochran
  3. You're My Baby (Hillbilly Rock - London EP RE-S1089) 1957 -åÊRoy Orbison
  4. Cast Iron Arm (Coral 72302) 1958 -åÊPeanuts Wilson
  5. Please Don't Touch (HMV Pop 615) 1959 -åÊJohnny Kidd & The Pirates
  6. My Little Ruby (Columbia DB 4405) 1960 -åÊChan Romero
  7. I Like Love (Parlophone R 4505) 1958 -åÊVince Taylor
  8. Love Me (Brunswick 05581) 1956 -åÊBuddy Holly
  9. Hot Rock (Brunswick 05603) 1956 -åÊJohnny Carroll
  10. The Way I Walk (London HLL 8912) 1959 -åÊJack Scott
  11. Ain't I'm A Dog (Philips PB 810) 1958 -åÊRonnie Self
  12. Hot Dog (London HLM 9060) 1960 -åÊDale Hawkins
  13. Watch Your Step (Parlophone R 4864) 1962 -åÊAdam Faith
  14. C'min And Be Loved (Decca F 10977) 1958 -åÊTerry Dene
  15. Blue, Blue Heartache (Columbia DB 3996 & Columbia EP SEG 7733) 1957 -åÊJohnny Duncan & The Blue Grass Boys
  16. Mind Your Own Business (Tennessee Song Bag 10" LP - Columbia 33S 1122)1957 -åÊJohnny Duncan & The Blue Grass Boys
  17. Booger Red (Philips PB 589) 1956 -åÊSid King & The Five Strings
  18. Tear It Up (Vogue Coral Q 72177) 1956 -åÊJohnny Burnette & The Rock 'N' Roll Trio
  19. Lovin' Up A Storm (London HLS 8840) 1959 -åÊJerry Lee Lewis
  20. Ah, Poor Little Baby (Top Rank JAR 126) 1959 -åÊAdam Faith
  21. Gonna Type A Letter (Decca F 11102) 1959 -åÊBilly Fury
  22. Chills And Fever (Decca F 11466) 1962 -åÊJet Harris
  23. Summertime (London HLP 9524) 1962 -åÊRicky Nelson
  24. I Want That (Philips PB 1006) 1960 -åÊCrash' Craddock
  25. The Worryin' Kind (Capitol CL 14971) 1959 -åÊTommy Sands
  26. Rumble (London HLA 8623) 1958 -åÊLink Wray And His Ray Men
  27. Feelin' (HMV Pop 674) 1959 -åÊJohnny Kidd & The Pirates
  28. Pink Peg Slacks (Cherished Memories LP - Liberty LBY 1109B) 1962 -åÊEddie Cochran