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How Long (Ace song)

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"How Long"
Single by Ace
from the album Five-A-Side
B-side"Sniffin' About"
ReleasedMarch 1975 (U.S.)
StudioRockfield Studios, Rockfield, Monmouthshire
Length3:21 (Album version)
3:09 (Single version)
Songwriter(s)Paul Carrack[4]
Producer(s)John Anthony
Ace singles chronology
"How Long"
"I Ain't Gonna Stand for This"
Music video
Ace (with Paul Carrack) - How Long • TopPop at YouTube
Alternative release

"How Long" is a 1975 song by British band Ace and was taken from their studio album Five-A-Side. It went to number 20 in the United Kingdom, number 3 in both the United States and Canada, number 11 in the Netherlands and number 63 in Australia and was sung by Paul Carrack. It deals with adultery.

Cover versions[change | change source]

It was covered by Rod Stewart in 1981 for his 11th studio album Tonight I'm Yours and charted in the United Kingdom, Ireland and the United States inside the top 50.

References[change | change source]

  1. Thomas, Stephen. "How Long - Ace : Listen, Appearances, Song Review". AllMusic. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  2. "How Long - Ace |". Toponehitwonders.com. 21 May 2011. Archived from the original on 16 December 2019. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  3. "Pub Rock". Nostalgiacentral.com. 20 June 2014. Retrieved 10 March 2023.
  4. "Ace : How Long". Discogs.com. 1974. Retrieved May 25, 2021.