The second volume of Aces tribute to its "spiritual ancestor" concentrates its attentions on the vast amount of blues and rocknroll that the UK Sue label put out in singles and albums during is six-year life span. The labels late A&R head, Guy Stevens, was as much of a fan of those genres as he was of the soul music that made up the greater part of UK Sues output. Guy took as much pride and care in selecting only the best in blues and rocknroll for release on the beloved red-and-yellow imprint, as this CD shows. The label gave most of the artists featured here their first domestic releases. The names featured just on this volume will reinforce just how important that makes UK Sue to collectors then and now. Many of the tracks have also never been reissued domestically since their first appearance on UK Sue nearly 40 years ago. With an essay and track-by-track annotation by lifelong Sue fan and collector Mike Atherton, plus copious label shots and period ads/memorabilia, this maintains the high standard of the previous volume of "The UK Sue Story" and looks forward to the third and final instalment of the trilogy, "The Soul Of UK Sue".
(1948-64) (67:24/26) Für die Popularität des Blues in England wichtiges Label, das in den 60ern mit diesen in Lizenz vertriebenen Aufnahmen den Blues-Boom maßgeblich beeinflusste / with their catalog of US recordings licensed for the UK market, Sue Records were supporting the British blues boom.