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Billed as Mr Acker Bilk, he became a chart regular during 1960 with tunes such as Summer Set and Buona Sera but when Stranger On The Shore was released in 1961 he soared to new heights.
Bilk later had eight keyhole operations for bladder cancer.
I suppose the only difference between Bilk and Barber and the Buena Vistas is that the Brits haven't had to resort to shoe-shine stands in the bleaker days.
Despite this, the lovely people in LBT box office have been processing all the ticket requests by hand and we've still managed to sell out Acker Bilk.
His greatest hit was Stranger On The Shore and poet Ian McMillan tweeted: "Goodbye Acker Bilk, creator of one of the great earworms.
Acker Bilk and the Paramount Jazz Band performing at Brecon Jazz
Next on stage was Acker Bilk with his Paramount Jazz Band.
HEADLINER: Acker Bilk heading for the Marsden Jazz Festival in October
Investors have filed a class action lawsuit accusing the Bank of Bermuda's Cayman Islands branch of aiding an alleged pyramid scheme to bilk them of more than US$300 million, reports CANA-Reuters (September 6, 2000).
JAZZ legend Acker Bilk will return to the stage next month after being told he is beating throat cancer.
Some may bilk their own clients, like their unsophisticated fore-bears, but most now concentrate on fleecing taxpayers (the wage-earning sort), duping Congress, and ambushing their competitors' clients.
JAZZ legend Acker Bilk has announced his retirement from public performing after more than 60 years in the music business.