Ray Topping

Ray Topping

Real Name:
Raymond Keith John Topping
Profile:
Ray Topping - Died January 3, 2009 at age 65 in Romford, Essex, UK. He was an authority on American recorded music for the post war period of 1945 through 1975. He contributed discographies to many specialist magazines and notes to loads of reissues. He unearthed thousands of rare and unissued master recordings while working for Ace Records Ltd.
Also a talented caricaturist, some of his graphic designs can be seen on covers of 1966-1967 releases on Advent (3)
Variations:

Ray Topping Discography

Production

Various Various - Ace Story Vol. 1 (Comp) Ace US 1979 Sell This Version
Various Various - Ace Story - Volume Two (Comp) Ace Records (3) US 1979 Sell This Version
RL0030 Little Johnny Taylor Little Johnny Taylor - I Shoulda Been A Preacher(LP, Comp, Mono) Red Lightnin' RL0030 UK 1980 Sell This Version
CH 112 Elmore James And His Broomdusters* Elmore James And His Broomdusters* - The Original Meteor & Flair Sides(LP, Comp, Mono) Ace CH 112 UK 1984 Sell This Version
CRB 1084 The Upsetters (2) The Upsetters (2) - The New Orleans Connection(LP, Comp) Charly R&B CRB 1084 UK 1984 Sell This Version
CH 87 Various Various - West Coast Doo-Wop Volume One(LP, Comp) Ace CH 87 UK 1984 Sell This Version
CHD 114 Little Willie Littlefield Little Willie Littlefield - Jump With Little Willie Littlefield(LP, Comp, Mono) Ace CHD 114 UK 1984 Sell This Version
CH 94 Various Various - Jumpin' The Blues Vol. 1(LP, Comp) Ace CH 94 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
CHD 104 Various Various - Jake Porter's Combo Records' Story - Volume 2 - The Blues(LP, Comp) Ace CHD 104 UK 1984 Sell This Version
Little Esther Little Esther - Bad Baad Girl! (Comp) Charly R&B UK 1985 Sell This Version
CH 151 Don & Dewey Don & Dewey - Bim Bam(LP, Comp, Mono) Ace CH 151 UK 1985 Sell This Version
CRB 1043 Various Various - Rootin' 'N Tootin'(LP, Comp) Charly R&B CRB 1043 UK 1985 Sell This Version
CH135 Various Various - Jumpin' The Blues Vol. 2(LP, Comp, Mono) Ace CH135 Europe 1985 Sell This Version
CH 127 Lloyd Price Lloyd Price - Lawdy Miss Clawdy(LP, Comp) Ace CH 127 UK 1985 Sell This Version
CRB 1079 Various Various - Rock 'N' Roll Mamas(LP, Comp) Charly R&B CRB 1079 UK 1985 Sell This Version
CH 147 Jack McVea And His Orchestra* Jack McVea And His Orchestra* - Come Blow Your Horn(LP, Comp, Mono) Ace CH 147 UK 1985 Sell This Version
CHD 153 Percy Mayfield Percy Mayfield - My Heart Is Always Singing Sad Songs(LP, Comp, Mono) Ace CHD 153 Europe 1985 Sell This Version
CH 185 Various Various - Modern Rock'N'Roll And Rockabilly(LP, Comp) Ace CH 185 UK 1986 Sell This Version
CH 181 Various Various - Crescent City Bounce(LP, Comp, Mono) Ace CH 181 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
CH 170 Big Mama Thornton Big Mama Thornton - Quit Snoopin' Round My Door(LP, Comp) Ace CH 170 UK 1986 Sell This Version
JD-901 Richard Berry Richard Berry - Louie Louie(LP, Comp) Earth Angel JD-901 Sweden 1986 Sell This Version
CH 165 Various Various - New Orleans Volume 1(LP, Comp) Ace CH 165 UK 1986 Sell This Version
CD CHARLY 45 The Five Royales* The Five Royales* - The Roots Of Soul(CD, Comp) Charly R&B CD CHARLY 45 UK 1987 Sell This Version
CHD 219 Jimmy McCracklin Jimmy McCracklin - Blast 'Em Dead!(LP, Comp) Ace CHD 219 UK 1987 Sell This Version
CHD 206 Various Various - Harlem Hit Parade (Old Town Blues Volume 2)(LP, Comp, Mono) Ace CHD 206 UK 1987 Sell This Version