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...Ted opened London’s first Oldies store ~ ROCK ON RECORDS on Portobello Road in August 1971.
ACE RECORDS founder Ted Carroll Ted has played in and managed various bands including THIN LIZZY, as well as being a promoter and booker. He also worked with PAUL BRADY, MOTORHEAD, KIRSTY MacCOLL, LINK WRAY, THE METEORS, BILLY CHILDISH, BILLY BRAGG, JOE STRUMMER, SKID ROW, THE DAMNED, DR STRANGELY STRANGE, ROCKY SHARPE, SNIFF & THE TEARS MELLOW CANDLE and GENTLE MINDS.
He opened London’s first Oldies store ~ ROCK ON RECORDS on Portobello Road in August 1971 and Ace Records grew out of the record store in 1975 after it moved to Camden Town.
Listen again to hear some rare tracks, and Ted's own stories surrounding them. Keep your ears peeled for future 'Ace Records Presents' shows.