Ace were an English soul-rock band from Sheffield that released three albums on Anchor between 1974 and 1977. Guitarist/vocalist Alan King hailed from ’60s modsters The Action and their psychedelic rebirth Mighty Baby. Keyboardist/vocalist Paul Carrack recorded three 1970–72 albums with brass-rockers Warm Dust and subsequently scored high-profile stints with Squeeze and Mike and the Mechanics.

Members: Alan “Bam” King (guitar, vocals), Paul Carrack (keyboards, vocals), Terry “Tex” Comer (bass), Phil Harris (guitar, 1972-76), Steve Witherington (drums, 1972-73), Chico Greenwood (drums, 1973-74), Fran Byrne (drums, 1974-76), John Woodhead (guitar, 1976-77)


  • Five-a-Side (1974)
  • Time for Another (1975)
  • No Strings (1977)

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