Saturday, March 13, 2010


Ace were a British rock music band, who enjoyed moderate success in the 1970s. They are notable for their part in the early career of Paul Carrack, who later became famous as a solo artist, and as a member of several other groups. Ace are best known for their 1974 transatlantic Top 20 hit single, "How Long?"

The band members being:

* Paul Carrack (born 22 April 1951, Sheffield, Yorkshire; keyboards, vocals)
* Alan "Bam" King (born 18 September 1946, Kentish Town, London; guitar, vocals)
* Fran Byrne (born 17 March 1948, Dublin, Ireland; drums)
* Phil Harris (born 18 July 1948, Muswell Hill, London; guitar, vocals)
* Terry "Tex" Comer (born 23 February 1949, Burnley, Lancashire; bass)
* Steve Witherington (born 26 December 1953, Enfield, Middlesex; drums)
* Steve Kirby (born 6 February 1953, Shepherds Bush, London; lead guitarist)

How Long

Another blatant eBay plug.
The album has this track on it.
"Five a side" is the first album by Ace released in 1974.
This is the 1974 USA release on  Anchor Records ANCL-2001  eBay link
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