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Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Acker Bilk’s career is one of British music’s success stories.
Acker Bilk and His Paramount Jazz Band first gained worldwide fame with the hit single Stranger On The Shore in 1962 - it stayed in the charts for 55 weeks and was the first number one hit in the UK and USA simultaneously.
Since that time Acker and his Paramount Jazz Band have firmly established themselves as one of the most successful and best loved British jazz bands of all time.
Acker and his band will be appearing at the Exmouth Pavilion on Friday, April 19 at 7.30pm.
Tickets priced at £18 and are available at the Exmouth Pavilion Box office on 01395 222477 or visit the website on
www.exmouthpavilion.co.uk to book your tickets online
The Journal has a pair of tickets for this magical evening to give away. All you have to do is answer the following question:
In which year was Stranger on the Shore released?
Please send your answers on a postcard with your address and a daytime phone number to:
Acker Competition, Features sub-editor, Archant South West, Fair Oak Close, Exeter Airport Business Park, Clyst Honiton, Nr Exeter EX5 2UL.
Answers must be in by Friday, March 22. Editor’s decision is final.