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Ace of Spades (song)

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"Ace of Spades"
Single by Motörhead
from the album Ace of Spades
B-side"Dirty Love"
Released27 October 1980
Recorded4 August – 15 September 1980
StudioJackson's Studios, Rickmansworth, England
Genre
Length2:48
LabelBronze
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Vic Maile
Motörhead singles chronology
"Bomber"
(1979)
"Ace of Spades"
(1980)
"Motorhead"
(1981)
Music video
"Ace of Spades" at YouTube

"Ace of Spades" is a 1980 song by British heavy metal band Motörhead and taken from their fourth studio album of the same name. It went to number 15 in the United Kingdom in 1980 and number 9 in the United Kingdom in 2016 following Lemmy's death from prostate cancer.

Live version

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"Ace of Spades (live)"
Single by Motörhead
from the album No Sleep at All
B-side
  • "Dogs"
  • "Traitor"
Released1988
Recorded2 July 1988
VenueHämeenlinna "Giants of Rock" Festival, Finland
Length2:51
LabelGWR
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Motörhead singles chronology
"Eat the Rich"
(1987)
"Ace of Spades (live)"
(1988)
"The One to Sing the Blues"
(1990)

"Ace of Spades" was recorded live in 1988 by British heavy metal band Motörhead and was taken from their live album No Sleep at All.