Johnny Ace

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Seering R&B balladeer whose grisly 1954 death overshadows his brilliant, but short career.
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Year Album Artist
2018 Amazing 50s Stereo Jukebox: 30 Gold Hits Primary Artist
2017 Elvis Presley: The Songs He Loved and Those That Loved Him Elvis Presley Primary Artist
2017 The Essential Recordings Big Mama Thornton Composer
2015 It's Jamaica Jump Blues Time! Jamaican Sound System Classics 1941-1962 Composer, Primary Artist
2015 The Blues Anthology B.B. King Piano
2014 Emergency Situation Rod Piazza / Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers Composer
2014 The Queen of Soul [Rhino 2014] Aretha Franklin Composer
2013 100 Love Songs & Love Ballads Primary Artist
2013 The R&B No. 1s of the '50s Primary Artist
2012 Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. B.B. King B.B. King Piano
2012 The San Antonio Hipster Doug Sahm Tributee
2011 3 O'Clock Blues B.B. King Bass, Drums, Piano
2011 Dust My Rhythm & Blues: The Flair Records R&B Story 1953-55 Primary Artist
2011 It's My Life, Baby: The Singles As & Bs (1951-1960) Bobby "Blue" Bland Organ, Piano
2011 Jumping the Shuffle Blues: Jamaican Sound System Classics 1946-1960 Primary Artist
2011 Lemon Popsicles and Strawberry Milkshakes [10 Disc Box Set] Primary Artist
2011 That Kat Sure Could Play!: The Singles 1951-1957 Ike Turner Primary Artist, Vocals
2011 The Cruisin' Story 1955-1960 Primary Artist
2011 Walkin' Blues Bass, Primary Artist, Vocals
2010 Bob Dylan Cover to Cover: The Originals Primary Artist
2010 Plays Blues, Ballads & Favorites Jimmie Vaughan Composer
2009 Hard Believer Tommy Castro Photography
2009 Respect: Aretha's Influences and Inspiration Primary Artist
2009 Shake, Rattle And Roll: R&B's Greatest Hits 1953-1958 Primary Artist
2009 The Vitamin String Quartet Tribute to Alice in Chains Vitamin String Quartet Viola
2009 Tribute to Linkin Park's Minutes to Midnight Vitamin String Quartet Viola
2009 When Dad Was a Lad: Hits of the Fifties Primary Artist
2008 Elvis Inspirations, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2008 Huggie Boy's Rare R&B Oldies Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2008 Jukebox Favorites Primary Artist
2008 Jukebox Revival Primary Artist
2008 Music Of My Life, Vol. 10: Golden Decade 1952-53 Primary Artist
2008 Music of My Life: Golden Decade, Vol. 12 (1953-1954) Primary Artist
2008 Music of My Life: Golden Decade, Vol. 14 (1954) Primary Artist
2008 Music of My Life: Golden Decade, Vol. 15 (1954-1955) Primary Artist
2008 My Metal Valentine Vitamin String Quartet Viola, Primary Artist
2008 Old School Oldies, Vol. 3 Primary Artist
2008 Rockin' Memphis Primary Artist
2008 String Quartet Tribute to Valentine's Day Vitamin String Quartet Viola
2008 The Gothic Wedding Collection Vitamin String Quartet Viola
2008 The String Quartet Tribute to Godsmack's Godsmack Vitamin String Quartet Viola
2008 The String Quartet Tribute to Panic! at the Disco Vitamin String Quartet Member of Attributed Artist, Viola
2008 The Tribute to Guitar Hero Vitamin String Quartet Member of Attributed Artist, Viola
2008 Valentine's Day Massacre: The Emo Anti-Valentine's Day Collection Vitamin String Quartet Viola, Primary Artist
2008 Well Worn Grooves: Golden Oldies of the 50's Primary Artist
2008 Yesterday's Gold: 60 Golden Oldies of the 50's Primary Artist
2007 Heartbreak Hotel [Essential Gold] Primary Artist
2007 Idol Worship: The String Quartet Tribute to American Idol Vitamin String Quartet Member of Attributed Artist, Viola
2007 Memphis: That's All Right! From Blues to Rock 'n' Roll Primary Artist
2007 Music from Scorseses Movies Primary Artist
2007 Rhythm and Blues: No. 1 Chart Hits 1949-1955 Primary Artist
2007 Roots of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2007 String Quartet Tribute to Hinder The String Quartet / Vitamin String Quartet Member of Attributed Artist, Viola, Primary Artist
2007 String Quartet Tribute to Kelly Clarkson Vitamin String Quartet Viola, Performer, Primary Artist
2007 Strung Out on Avenged Sevenfold: Bat Wings and Broken Strings Vitamin String Quartet Member of Attributed Artist, Violin, Viola
2007 The Earls of Duke Bobby "Blue" Bland Piano, Organ
2006 America's Greatest Hits, Vol. 6: 1955 Primary Artist
2006 Blues d'Azur B.B. King Main Personnel, Piano
2006 Collected Rhythm and Blues Songs Primary Artist
2006 Cruzin TV Oldies, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2006 Director's Cut: Music from the Films of Martin Scorsese Primary Artist
2006 I'm Alive Garland Jeffreys Bass
2006 In the Chamber: The String Quartet Tribute Godsmack Vitamin String Quartet Viola
2006 Memphis Blues [JSP] Primary Artist
2006 R&B Jukebox Hits 1955, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
2006 Rhythm & Blues: The Golden Era Primary Artist
2006 String Quartet Tribute to Hawthorne Heights: Arteries Untold Vitamin String Quartet Member of Attributed Artist, Viola
2006 The Best of Rhythm & Blues: Hits 1954-1955 Primary Artist
2006 The R'n'b Hits of 1955 Primary Artist
2006 The String Quartet Tribute to Crossfade Vitamin String Quartet Viola, Primary Artist
2006 The String Quartet Tribute to Slayer: The Death Angel Remains Vitamin String Quartet Viola, Performer
2006 The String Quartet Tribute to System of a Down's Hypnotize Vitamin String Quartet Viola
2006 The String Quartet Tribute to the Fray: Unravel Vitamin String Quartet Viola, Group Member
2006 Unchained Melody: Fifties Forever Unchained Melody Primary Artist
2005 100 Rhythm & Blues Classics Primary Artist
2005 1952-1954 B.B. King Piano, Drums, Bass
2005 Blowing the Fuse: 29 R&B Classics That Rocked the Jukebox in 1952 Primary Artist
2005 Blowing the Fuse: 29 R&B Classics That Rocked the Jukebox in 1953 Primary Artist
2005 Blowing the Fuse: 29 R&B Classics That Rocked the Jukebox in 1954 Primary Artist
2005 Blowing the Fuse: 29 R&B Classics That Rocked the Jukebox in 1955 Primary Artist
2005 Great Men of Rock & Roll: The 50s Primary Artist
2005 I Love to Hear My Baby Call My Name Primary Artist
2005 I'm a Soul Man Piano, Primary Artist, Vocals
2005 It's Alive! Birth of Electric Frankenstein Electric Frankenstein Illustrations
2005 Jukebox Hits 1946-1954 Johnny Otis Primary Artist
2005 My Goodness, Yes! Silver Fox Soul Collection Composer
2005 R&B Jukebox Hits 1953, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
2005 Rock 'N' Roll Roots: The First Recordings Primary Artist
2005 Rock N Roll [Membran] Primary Artist
2005 String Quartet Tribute to System of Down's Mezmerize Vitamin String Quartet Viola, Primary Artist
2005 That's All Right: The Dawn of the Rock & Roll Era Primary Artist
2005 The Best of Rhythm & Blues: Hits 1952-1953 Primary Artist
2005 The Birth of a King B.B. King Piano
2005 The Chronological Johnny Ace: 1951-1954 Johnny Ace Primary Artist, Vocals, Piano, Organ
2005 The R&B Years 1954 Primary Artist
2005 The String Quartet Tribute to Atreyu Vitamin String Quartet Viola, Group Member
2005 The String Quartet Tribute to Nine Inch Nails' Pretty Hate Machine Vitamin String Quartet / Ya Baby! String Quartet Member of Attributed Artist, Violin, Viola, Group Member
2005 The String Quartet Tribute to Tupac Vitamin String Quartet Member of Attributed Artist, Viola
2005 The Ultimate Collection B.B. King Guest Artist, Piano
2005 They Call Me Big Mama [Proper] Big Mama Thornton Primary Artist
2005 We're Gonna Rock We're Gonna Roll: Blues & Rhythm Primary Artist
2005 We're Gonna Rock: We're Gonna Roll Primary Artist
2004 100 Hot Rhythm & Blues Tunes from...the R&B Years 1952 Primary Artist
2004 1950-1953 Big Mama Thornton Primary Artist
2004 A Proper Introduction to B.B. King: Woke Up This Morning B.B. King Piano
2004 Blues Guitar Pioneers Piano
2004 Decadence & Vanity: The String Quartet Tribute to Oasis Vitamin String Quartet / Ya Baby! String Quartet Member of Attributed Artist, Viola
2004 Golden Oldies, Vol. 12 [2004 Original Sound] Primary Artist
2004 Live at "Sing Sing" Joan Baez / B.B. King Piano
2004 Midnight Blues [Time Life] Primary Artist
2004 Mountain Top West Coast Blues Session, Vol. 1 Vocals, Bass, Primary Artist
2004 Step It Up and Go! Tearing Up the Roots of Rock 'N Roll Primary Artist
2004 Super Kool Electric Frankenstein Photography, Design
2004 The Anthology 1962-1998 [Bonus DVD] B.B. King Piano
2004 The Complete Duke Recordings Johnny Ace Primary Artist, Vocals, Piano, Organ, Composer
2004 The Most Relaxing Jazz Standards in the Universe Composer
2004 The Most Romantic Jazz Music in the Universe Composer
2004 The R&B Years 1953 Primary Artist
2004 The Roots of Rock 'n' Roll: 1946-1954 Primary Artist
2004 The String Quartet Tribute to AFI Vitamin String Quartet / Ya Baby! String Quartet Member of Attributed Artist, Viola, Group Member
2004 The String Quartet Tribute to Alison Krauss Vitamin String Quartet / Ya Baby! String Quartet Member of Attributed Artist, Viola
2004 The String Quartet Tribute to Incubus, Vol. 2: New Skin Vitamin String Quartet Viola
2004 The String Quartet Tribute to Jessica Simpson Vitamin String Quartet Main Personnel, Viola
2004 The String Quartet Tribute to Kiss Vitamin String Quartet Viola
2004 The String Quartet Tribute to Mariah Carey Vitamin String Quartet Viola
2004 The String Quartet Tribute to PJ Harvey Vitamin String Quartet / Ya Baby! String Quartet Member of Attributed Artist, Viola, Group Member
2004 The String Quartet Tribute to Saliva Vitamin String Quartet / Ya Baby! String Quartet Member of Attributed Artist, Viola
2004 The String Quartet Tribute to Velvet Revolver Vitamin String Quartet Member of Attributed Artist, Viola
2004 The String Quartet Tribute to the Red Hot Chili Peppers Vitamin String Quartet Cello
2004 Three O'Clock Blues B.B. King Main Personnel, Piano
2004 Under Your Skin: The String Quartet Tribute to Maroon 5 Vitamin String Quartet Main Personnel, Viola
2003 1949-1952 B.B. King Piano, Drums, Bass
2003 Electric Frankenstein Meets El Nada Electric Frankenstein Photography, Artwork, Layout Design
2003 Gratitude Tommy Castro Photography
2003 Lowrider Oldies, Vol. 7-9: Cruisin Chrome Series Primary Artist
2003 Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues B.B. King Piano
2003 Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: The Road to Memphis[Original Soundtrack] Piano
2003 Rock 'N' Roll Tearjerkers Primary Artist
2003 Rock Me Baby: 14 Great Hits B.B. King Piano
2003 The R'N'B Hits of 1952 Primary Artist
2002 40 Years of Jukebox Hits: The 50's, 60's, 70's & 80's Primary Artist
2002 Anthology 1953-1961 Little Milton Composer
2002 East Side Story, Vol. 1-12 Performer, Primary Artist
2002 Jukebox Hits of the '50s [Collectables] Performer, Primary Artist
2002 Lucky 7 The Reverend Horton Heat Illustrations, Package Design
2002 Seashell The Flying Aces Liner Notes
2002 Something in Japanese Flametrick Subs Cover Art
2002 The Birth of Modern Blues Vocals, Piano, Primary Artist
2001 Doin' Alright Knock-Out Greg Composer
2001 Lowrider Oldies, Vols. 1-9: Cruisin' Chrome Series Performer, Primary Artist
2001 Rock-N-Good Love Primary Artist
2001 The Anthology Bobby "Blue" Bland Piano
2001 The Classic Rhythm & Blues Collection, Vol. 4: The Fifties Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Jazz for When You're in Love Composer
2000 Lowrider Oldies, Vol. 9 Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Oldies But Goodies, Vol. 2 [2000] Primary Artist
2000 Original Memphis Blues Brothers Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Country Crooner Roy Head Composer
1999 Crazy Cajun Recordings Johnny Copeland Composer
1999 Dark Road Cathy Lemons Vocals, Bass, Production Concept, Composer
1999 Livin' Large 2000 Lbs. of Blues Composer
1999 Radio Favorites Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys Illustrations, Hand Lettering
1999 Texas Soul and Country Man: The Crazy Cajun Recordings Roy Head Composer
1999 West Wind Blowin: Mountain Top Productions, Vol. 3 [Crosscut] R.J. Mischo Guitar (Bass)
1999 West Wind Blowin: Mountain Top Productions, Vol. 3 [Mountain Top] R.J. Mischo Bass
1999 Whole Lotta Blues: Ballads Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Blues That Gave America Soul Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Double Crossing Blues Vocals, Piano, Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Drinkin' Triples Til You're Seeing Double Johnny Nitro & the Door Slamm Vocals, Bass
1998 East Side Story, Vol. 7 Performer, Primary Artist
1998 I Will Always Be There for You Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Live at Jazzclub Eddie Piccard Composer
1997 Best of Oldies But Goodies, Vol. 2 Performer, Primary Artist
1997 Eve's Bayou Collection Performer, Primary Artist
1997 Glory of Love: '50s Sweet & Soulful Love Songs Performer, Primary Artist
1997 Golden Age of American Rock 'n' Roll, Vol. 6 Performer, Primary Artist
1997 Heart Beats: Soul Serenade - Intimate R&B Performer, Primary Artist
1997 Lost & Found Houston Person Composer
1997 The Heart of Rock 'N' Roll: 1953-1955 Performer, Primary Artist
1997 The Sweethearts of the Blues Shirley & Lee Composer
1997 WODS Oldies 103 Boston, Vol. 1: The 50's - Tenth Anniversary Edition Performer, Primary Artist
1996 Bleedin' Heart Paris Slim Guitar (Bass)
1995 Art Laboe's Dedicated to You, Vol. 7 Performer, Primary Artist
1995 Rock Around the Oldies, Vol. 2 [Universal Special Products] Performer, Primary Artist
1995 The Southern California Holy Gospel Fest Mattie Moss Clark Executive Producer
1994 Flying Home: The Best of Verve Years Illinois Jacquet Guest Artist, Main Personnel, Piano
1994 The R&B Box: 30 Years of Rhythm & Blues Performer, Primary Artist
1993 Cruisin' 1955 Performer, Primary Artist
1992 Duke-Peacock's Greatest Hits Performer, Primary Artist
1992 King of the Blues [Box] B.B. King Piano
1992 Matador and More Garland Jeffreys Bass
1992 Rhythm & Blues: 1954 Performer, Primary Artist
1992 Rhythm & Blues: 1955 Performer, Primary Artist
1992 The Best of Duke-Peacock Blues Vocals, Piano, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1992 The Rock 'N' Roll Era: Roots of Rock, Vol. 2 Performer, Primary Artist
1990 A Rage in Harlem [Original Soundtrack] Performer, Primary Artist
1990 Vintage Music: Original Classic Oldies from the 1950's, Vol. 3 Primary Artist
1989 Billboard Top R&B Hits: 1955 Performer, Primary Artist
1989 Golden Oldies, Vol. 1 [Original Sound 1994] Performer, Primary Artist
1988 The Rock 'N' Roll Era: 1954-1955 Primary Artist
1986 Pledging My Love Johnny Ace Primary Artist, Vocals, Piano, Composer
1983 Christine [Original Soundtrack] Primary Artist
1982 Heavy Juice Houston Person Composer
1979 Oldies But Goodies: Legendary Hits Primary Artist
1973 14 Golden Recordings from the Historic Vaults of Duke/Peacock Performer, Primary Artist
1973 Memorial Album Johnny Ace Primary Artist, Vocals, Composer
196? Oldies But Goodies, Vol. 10 Performer, Primary Artist
1968 Soul Dance Houston Person Composer
1955 Memorial Album [10"] Johnny Ace Primary Artist, Vocals, Piano
1955 Tribute to Johnny Ace Johnny Ace Primary Artist, Vocals
100 Greatest Love Songs: Valentine's Day Primary Artist
50 Rockin' Hits, Vol. 13 Primary Artist
50 Rockin' Hits, Vol. 48 Primary Artist
50 Rockin' Hits, Vol. 61 Primary Artist
50 Rockin' Hits, Vol. 71 Primary Artist
50 Rockin' Hits, Vol. 90 Primary Artist
Ace's Wild Johnny Ace Primary Artist
American R'n'B No. 1 Hits, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
Big Box of Rock 'n' Roll Primary Artist
Dedicated to Love: 70 Classic Love Songs Primary Artist
Dedicated to the Greatest Johnny Copeland Composer
Early R & B Classics, Vol. 1 Primary Artist
Early R & B Classics, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
Golden International Evergreens Primary Artist
Golden Oldies Hit Series, Vol. 19 Primary Artist
Golden Oldies Hit Series, Vol. 22 Primary Artist
Golden Oldies Hit Series, Vol. 25 Primary Artist
Golden Oldies Hit Series, Vol. 44 Primary Artist
Golden Radio Hits 1946-60 Primary Artist
Here's to Our Love Brian Hyland Composer
Huggie Boy's Rare R&B Oldies!, Vol. 5 Primary Artist
Jukebox Favourites: The Best of Early R&B Primary Artist
Love Is in the Air [Cherished] Primary Artist
Memphis Blues Collection: Elvis Presley & The Songs That Drove Him Wild Primary Artist
My Legacy: 21 Cuts (15 in Stereo) Johnny Ace Primary Artist
My Songs Johnny Ace Primary Artist
Oldies Hits A To Z, Vol. 15 Primary Artist
Oldies Hits A to Z, Vol. 6 Primary Artist
Oldies Hits A to Z, Vol. 7 Primary Artist
Original Queen of Soul: Three Decades of Artistry Dinah Washington Composer
Rhythm & Blues Classics Primary Artist
Rock 'n' Roll Forever: Best of the 50's Primary Artist
Rock 'n' Roll USA, Vol. 1: 1954-1959 Primary Artist
Smooth & Soulful Primary Artist
Soul Chronology, Vol. 2: This Old Soul of Mine Primary Artist
Soul Music: The First Generation Primary Artist
The Original Sound of R&B 1952 Primary Artist
The Original Sound of R&B 1954 Primary Artist
The Original Sound of R&B 1955 Primary Artist
The Forgotten 45s 1960-1962 Primary Artist
The History Of Rhythm And Blues 1952-1957 Primary Artist
The Rock 'N' Roll Era: R&B Gems - 1954-1955 [1] Performer, Primary Artist