In 1966, The Applejacks
signed a cruise liner contract and performed on The Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth I and II.
The UK bale rolling games also took place at Applejacks
were the first Brum Beat band to have a UK top ten hit, with Tell Me When in 1964.
Producer Ian Sandy is also assembling a supergroup made up of 19 60s musicians, including the bass guitarist from Solihull group The Applejacks
and the singer and keyboard player from Birmingham band Locomotive.
Tonight the roadshow that is taking the nation by storm comes to Applejacks
Nightclub at the Hillgrove Hotel in Monaghan.
The site is not limited to famous groups such as Duran Duran and UB40, but also includes lesser known acts, The Applejacks
, who had seven hit singles in the 1960s and 70s ska group The Beat.
HIT ACT: Pat Wayne and The Beachcombers who released Roll Over Beethoven' MOVE: Trevor Burton, Carl Wayne, Chris 'Ace' Kefford, Bev Bevan and Roy Wood' STARS: The Applejacks
had a huge hit while The Modernaires are still going strong
WITH reference to the letter about the pop group The Applejacks
from 1964 (Mail, June 11).
Dates confirmed so far include Applejacks
Nightclub at the Hillgate Hotel in Monaghan on March 18, the George in Dublin on March 19 and the coach in Banbridge on March 31 - but watch out for more dates to be confirmed shortly.
I CAN only think that Pat Robinson (Mail, June 11), was writing tongue in cheek when he nominated the Applejacks
as the greatest Midland band of all time.
Being a bit older than many of the crowd, I suggested The Applejacks
, a brilliant group from the Swinging Sixties.
to Zeppelin, Birmingham would play a vital role in defining the routes that rock would take through the rest of the decade.