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WHERE THE GIRLS ARE VOLUME 10.

Where The Girls Are Volume 10. Ace Records. Thirty-five years ago, in 1984, Mick Patrick and Ady Croasdell compiled the first volume of Where The Girls Are, which was released on vinyl. This was just before the emergence of the CD, which within a few years, replaced vinyl in many people’s music collection and affections. …

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THE BEST COMPILATIONS OF 2016-PART 5.

The Best Compilations Of 2016-Part 5. The Golden Age Of American Country Music: More Country Hits. For many people, the golden age of country music was the late fifties and early sixties. During that period, country music provided the soundtrack to much of American life. Providing the soundtrack were giants of country music like Johnny …

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WHERE THE GIRLS ARE VOLUME 9.

WHERE THE GIRLS ARE VOLUME 9. Recently, Ace Records released a new volume in one of their longest running, and most successful compilation series. The compilation series in question, is Where The Girls Are. Its story began back on 27th May 1997. That’s when Ace Records released Where The Girls Are. Back then, hope was …

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GIRL ZONE-VINYL EDITION.

GIRL ZONE-VINYL EDITION. Vinyl it seems, has made a Lazarus like recovery over the last few years. The sales figures for 2014 are proof of this. In Britain, sales of vinyl albums are at their highest in eighteen years. It’s a similar story in America.  Sales of albums on vinyl rose by fifty-two percent. Meanwhile, …

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WHERE THE GIRLS ARE 8.

WHERE THE GIRLS ARE 8. There aren’t many compilation series’ that last sixteen years and eight volumes. That longevity is almost unheard of, in what is, an increasingly competitive compilation market. Especially when there’s no letup in the quality. Usually, there’s a drop in quality, with compilers running out of top quality music. That’s not …

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