November 2014 5


Sunday, 2nd November

Jazz clarinettist Acker Bilk died today.

I remember him appearing on Blue Peter a few times when I was a child. He always played Stranger On The Shore, which was the UK’s best selling single of 1962.

I always thought ‘Acker’ was his actual name, but in fact it is Somerset slang for ‘friend’.




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