Another month rolling in and just in time here's the May 2016 release news from Ace Records
Scratch My Back! Pye Beat Girls 1963-1968
Various Artists (Beat Girls)
Located in London’s West End, Pye and sister label Piccadilly boasted a super girl-pop catalogue. With the emphasis on 1960s beat, here are two-dozen peachy highlights.
The Golden Age Of American Popular Music - More Country Hits
Various Artists (Golden Age of American Popular Music)
Classic country music that breached the barriers of the American Pop charts.
Bluesin' By The Bayou - I'm Not Jiving
Various Artists (By the Bayou)
28 raw Blues gems trawled from the swamps of South Louisiana.
Here Today! The Songs Of Brian Wilson
Various Artists (Songwriter Series)
Interpretations of six Pet Sounds compositions are among the highlights of this celebration of Brian Wilson’s songwriting genius.
Just As Long - The Complete Wand Recordings 1972-74
Essential 70s Chicago group soul, on CD from the original tapes for the first time. Contains 8 US Top 40 R&B hits.
Mainstream Modern Soul 1969-1976
Various Artists (Mainstream Records)
The New York label concentrated on soul in the 70s; Philly style dancers, beautiful ballads and smouldering southern productions.