Ace of Hearts Records

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Ace of Hearts Records
Parent companyDecca Records
Founded1961 (1961)
StatusDefunct
GenreJazz, pop
Country of originUK

Ace of Hearts was a record label founded by British Decca Records in 1961 with the aim of reissuing early jazz and popular music on low-priced LPs.[1]

The catalogue included recordings by Bing Crosby, Billie Holiday, Judy Garland, and Ella Fitzgerald. Vocal groups are represented by the Ink Spots and the Mills Brothers, folk and traditional country music by Burl Ives, Uncle Dave Macon and the Carter Family, rock and roll by Bill Haley, Buddy Holly, Brenda Lee and Johnny Burnette, blues by Josh White, Lightnin' Hopkins, Sonny Terry, and Brownie McGhee (and two compilation albums issued under the title Out Came the Blues, and jazz by Louis Armstrong, Eddie Condon, King Oliver, and Art Tatum.

Ace of Clubs Records, a partner label, issued music recorded in Europe.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Rye, Howard (2002). "Ace of Hearts". In Barry Kernfeld. The new Grove dictionary of jazz (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. p. 9. ISBN 1561592846.