Tag Archives: Ray Dobard

MUSIC CITY BLUES AND RHYTHM.

Music City Blues and Rhythm. Label: Ace Records. For anyone with even a passing interest in blues music, Ace Records’ new compilation Music City Blues and Rhythm will be of interest to them. It features twenty-eight tracks from the vaults of the Music City label, which was based in Berkeley, California. That was where the …

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MUSIC CITY VOCAL GROUPS-GREASY LOVE SONGS OF TEENAGE ROMANCE, REGRET, HOPE AND DESPAIR.

MUSIC CITY VOCAL GROUPS-GREASY LOVE SONGS OF TEENAGE ROMANCE, REGRET, HOPE AND  DESPAIR. Described as containing “fifty slices of tear-stained wax,” Music City Vocal Groups-Greasy Love Songs Of Teenage Romance, Regret, Hope and Despair is Ace Records latest retrospective of Ray Dobard’s Music City label. Its origins can be traced back to 1950. That’s when …

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GOING WILD! MUSIC CITY ROCK ‘N’ ROLL.

GOING WILD! MUSIC CITY ROCK ‘N’ ROLL. Founded by Ray Dobard in the early fifties, his California based label, Music City, enjoyed a longevity very few other labels enjoyed. Partly, this is to do with Ray’s ability to find talented artists and groups. It was also to do with his ability to keep ahead of …

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