Inhe formed another band, the Chew Valley Jazzmen. He was awarded the M. When his original instrumental "Stranger On the Shore" topped the US charts in Mayhe became the very first British artist of the pop era to have a number one hit in America.
Though Vera Lynn was the first foreigner Bitter Harvest - Acker Bilk - Call Me Mister go to number one on the American charts with "Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart" inshe preceded the pop era - and ultimate "British Invasion" - by a few years.
His recording of "Stranger on the Shore" reached 1 on Billboard magazine's pop music chart in It was also number 1 in the UK charts and remained in the charts for more than a year. Redirected from Bitter Harvest - Acker Bilk - Call Me Mister. Acker Bilk. Ginell 28 January Retrieved 8 April Ackers Music Agency.
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He doesn't like the job, but with the mob on his back, a femme fatale in his bed and a sick friend to care for, he will have to keep all his wits about him. A trio of ex-servicemen begin smuggling innocuous black market items into post-war Britain, but through greed they graduate to more sinister cargo. A young girl in a bombed out part of London wants to make something beautiful so she plants a garden in a ruined church with the help of her friend.
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A pretty young woman will do anything to escape her deadly dull existence in the backlots of Wales. But when she reaches the bright lights of London is the price too high? The stunning Eastmancolor photography of Ernest Steward, Acker Bilk's swanky Jackie Gleason like score, particularly the lush main theme and location shooting in London, do much to distinguish this cautionary tale of a young woman treading down the well worn primrose path.
Janet Munro convinces as a the naive Welsh rustic, "Jennie Jones" after La Dolce Vita, to which end she tosses decency aside, and heads to the big city, in her pursuit of a theatrical career.
That her career is only to be that of "kept woman" is the discovery leading to the titular harvest. Performances are all very apt, particulary Francis Matthews, who nails the characterization of a louche libertine and Director Peter Graham Scott certainly keeps our interest. But just when one is most absorbed, most ready to watch Jennie's world unravel, the film ends, and one comes One Minute Women - Bee Gees - Bee Gees 1st feeling slightly cheated, with the sense that this MIGHT have been a great film, with a running time of 30 more minutes.
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Plot Summary. Plot Keywords. Parents Guide. It contained all four of what were to be his only top 10 UK hits and therefore has to be looked upon as somewhat of a bargain. It portrays Acker in his trademark attire of bowler hat and striped waistcoat, possibly preparing to play his great masterpiece, "Stranger On The Shore".
Jazz sometimes suffers from elitism and Acker was criticised for recording 'non-jazz' with strings. However, as he pointed out- those that go to his concerts to hear him play have to listen to Jazz.
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