Plus he is currently re-recording an album of songs by The Applejacks
that were originally recorded during his time with the band.
Birmingham band The Applejacks
had seven hits in the 60s Brummie Ska heroes The Beat Jez Collins has launched an online Birmingham Music Archive
Until the end of last year, that is, when the people who ran the crumbling Applejacks
decided to knock through into the Forum bar next door and the Yard was born.
Deighton WMC, Deighton |Road: Applejacks
American line dancing, tonight, beginners/ improvers 8-8.
To get convinced, just consider some of the bands that Birmingham has produced: Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, Napalm Death, Roy Wood and Wizzard, The Move, ELO, Musical Youth, Steel Pulse, UB40, The Locomotive, The Quads, The Beat, Ocean Colour Scene, Dexy's Midnight Runners, The Moody Blues, (the tough half of ) Led Zeppelin, Traffic, Fine Young Cannibals, Joan Armatrading, The Applejacks
, The Fortunes, Steve Gibbons Band, The Rockin' Berries, Spencer Davis Group, Duran Duran, Magnum, King Pleasure & the Biscuit Boys and Jeff Lynne.
No longer relegated to applejacks
and scrumpy of yore, today's ciders are sometimes spiked with liqueurs or herbal extracts, or fermented with wild yeasts, or barrel-aged and blended.
DAVE BALL Don't Forget Your Alligator (Angel Air) LONG time Brummie rock guitarist/singer Dave Ball has, over the years, worked with Big Bertha, Procul Harum, The Applejacks
, The Ace Kefford Stand and Bedlam (with his brother Denny, Frank Aiello and the late Cozy Powell).
At Southport hospital the passes are obtainable from the general office next to Applejacks
cafA from 8.
June 23rd sees the Slieve Russell, Cavan turn up that Bacardi Rum Wipeout beat; on the 29th they're hard at it in the Ardboyne, Navan and on the 30th it's hijinks at Applejacks
, the Hillgrove Hotel, Monaghan.
She went on to form the Avis St Clare Band, which included her husband Gerry Freeman on drums who toured the world with Shirley Bassey for 14 years and was an original member of The Applejacks
The 21-year-old, who looks like butter wouldn't melt, once earned his packet as a raunchy nightclub dancer in Manchester nitespot Applejacks
Deighton WMC, |Deighton Road: Applejacks
American line dancing, every Monday, beginners/ improvers 8-8.