JOHNNY ACEY





SINGLES

ARROW 740 JOHNNY ACEY Our Love Is Over / Be Fair To Me1958 US
FIRE 1015 JOHNNY ACEY Please Don't Go (Back To Baltimore) / Why1960 US
FIRE 1036 JOHNNY CHEF (= apparently Johnny Acey)  Can't Stop Moving / Baby Please Come Back1962 US
FLING 728 JOHNNY ACEY I Go Into Orbit / What Am I Going To Do?9/1962 US
FALEW! FAL 101 JOHNNY ACEY AND HIS FINGERPOPPERS You Walked Out (And Left Me) / Stay Away Love1963 US
FALEW! FAL 105 JOHNNY ACEY Don't Deceive Me / At The Same Time1964 US
D.J.L. 616 JOHNNY ACEY Forever More / My Home1968 US
STANG 5006 JOHNNY ACEY You / Forever More1969 US 
TURBO TU-025 (promo) JOHNNY ACEY My Home / My Home
(1968 recordings)
1972 US
TURBO TU-025 JOHNNY ACEY My Home / Forever More
(1968 recordings)
1972 US
SMOG CITY RECORD CO. 744 JOHNNY ACEY WITH ESQUIRES LTD Christmas Keeps On Coming, Pt.1 / Christmas Keeps On Coming, Pt.21974 US




ALBUMS

TURBO ? MY HOME  (LP)  
My Home / The Watchman / Can't Keep You Home / You / Nobody's Woman / Love Stayaway / Hungry For Affection
1972 US 




COMPILATIONS

FLYRIGHT LP 4706 V/A: NEW YORK CITY BLUES  (LP)
Johnny Acey: I Go Into Orbit
1973? UK
MAGPIE PY 1818 V/A: NEW YORK CITY BLUES  (LP)
Johnny Acey: I Go Into Orbit
19?? UK
P-VINE PLP-6101/2 V/A: NEW YORK ON FIRE - BOBBY'S HARLEM ROCK, VOL.2  (2-LP)  
Johnny Acey: I Go Into Orbit / What Am I Going To Do / Johnny Chef: Baby Please Come Back
1986 JPN 
CHARLY CRB 1208 V/A: NEW YORK BLUES, VOL.2  (LP)
Johnny Acey: I Go Into Orbit / What Am I Going To Do
1989 UK
SAVAGE KICK SK 504 V/A: SAVAGE KICK, VOL.4 - BLACK ROCK'N'ROLL  (LP)
Johnny Chef: Can't Stop Movin'
19?? UK
STILL SL 1151 V/A: LONG BLACK TRAIN  (LP)
Johnny Acey: I Go Into Orbit
199? HOL 
P-VINE PCD-5461 V/A: N.Y. ON FIRE - BOBBY'S HARLEM ROCK, VOL.2  (CD)
Johnny Acey: I Go Into Orbit / What Am I Going To Do / Johnny Chef: Baby Please Come Back
199? JPN
COLLECTABLES COL-5208 V/A: HARLEM ROCK N' BLUES, VOL.1  (CD)
Johnny Acey: Why
1991 US
COLLECTABLES COL-5209 V/A: HARLEM ROCK N' BLUES, VOL.2  (CD)
Johnny Acey: Baby Please Come Back / Johnny Chef: Baby Please Come Home
1991 US
COLLECTABLES COL-5210 V/A: HARLEM ROCK N' BLUES, VOL.3  (CD)
Johnny Acey: Please Don't Go
1991 US
RPM CD 210 V/A: THE FIRE AND FURY OF BOBBY ROBINSON  (CD)
Johnny Acey: I Go Into Orbit
2000 UK
PAST PERFECT 220256-325 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES GOES ROCK & ROLL, VOL.2  (15-CD)
Johnny Chef: Can't Stop Movin'
2002 GER 
CHARLY/SNAPPER SNAJ 730CD V/A: THE FIRE & FURY STORY  (3-CD)
Johnny Acey: I Go Into Orbit / What Am I Going To Do
2005 UK
FUNKY DELICACIES 0075 WILLIE FEASTER & THE MIGHTY MAGNIFICENTS: ON THE DIRT ROAD - RARE & UNRELEASED N.Y. FUNK & SOUL 1969-1979  (LP/CD)
Johnny Acey with The Mighty Magnificents: Forever More / The Greatest Is You / My Home
2006 US
STRUT STRUT052CD V/A: IN THE CHRISTMAS GROOVE  (CD)
Johnny Acey with Esquires Ltd: Christmas Keeps On Coming
2009 UK
AGRAM BLUES AB 2019 V/A: KENNEDY'S BLUES  (CD)
I Go Into Orbit
200? HOL
JERK BOOM! BAM! RSAB-118 V/A: JERK BOOM BAM! VOL.8  (LP)
Please Don't Go
2013

In addition, Johnny Acey made his recording debut in New York in 1953 with Wilhelmina Gray for See-Co Records. He also worked as a session pianist behind Elmore James ("Anna Lee", "Done Somebody Wrong", "Fine Little Mama", "Strange Angel"), Little Luther Thomas, Riff Ruffin, etc.


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Published sources: The Blues Discography 1943-1970 (Les Fancourt & Bob McGrath, 2006) | The R&B Indies 1 (Bob McGrath, 2005) | The R&B Indies 2 (Bob McGrath, 2006) | The R&B Indies 4 (Bob McGrath, 2007) | Blues & Rhythm #241 (2009) 

Online sources: www.allmusic.com | www.ebay.com | www.tuffcity.com | www.discogs.com/artist/761702-Johnny-Acey | www.sirshambling.com/artists/johnny_acey/johnny_acey.html | www.45cat.com/artist/johnny-acey

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