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The Ace Records Rock 'n' Roll Story


  • 1. Sea Cruise - Frankie Ford
    2. Rocking Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu - Huey "Piano" Smith
    3. Just a Dream - Jimmy Clanton
    4. Those Lonely, Lonely Nights - Earl King
    5. Charlie Brown Got Expelled - Joe Tex
    6. High Blood Pressure - Huey "Piano" Smith
    7. I Want to Go Home - Amos Milburn/Charles Brown
    8. Go, Jimmy, Go - Jimmy Clanton
    9. Roberta - Frankie Ford
    10. We Like Birdland - Huey "Piano" Smith
    11. Happy Sax - Alvin "Red" Tyler
    12. Rock - Lee Dorsey
    13. Don't You Just Know It - Huey "Piano" Smith
    14. Gee Baby - Joe & Ann
    15. Venus in Blue Jeans - Jimmy Clanton
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 061868

  • Credits
    Producer
    Engineer

    Liner Note Author: Bill Dahl.
    Johnny Vincent founded Ace Records in 1955 after being laid off from his job as an A&R man at Specialty Records -- he had also founded Champion Records earlier in the decade -- and although he based his operations in Mississippi, he was very much sympathetic and in tune with the New Orleans R&B and blues scene, signing and releasing singles by several Crescent City artists, including Huey "Piano" Smith & the Clowns ("Don't You Just Know It" and "Rocking Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu"), Frankie Ford ("Sea Cruise"), and Jimmy Clanton ("Venus in Blue Jeans"). All of these sides are collected in this fun set, which also includes a wonderful version of "I Want to Go Home" by Amos Milburn and Charles Brown. ~ Steve Leggett

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