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November 03

Listen to Acker Bilk’s Stranger on the Shore

Acker Bilk, the legendary Jazz clarinettist, died yesterday at 85. The musician, who lived in Pensford, Somerset, died this afternoon at Bath’s Royal United Hospital, his manager Pamela Sutton said. Bilk, known for performing in a garish waistcoat and bowler hat, was the first UK act to top the US charts in the 1960s. His most […]

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