Astronomy Look-alikes, No. 47

Not many people know that the “A” in Professor John A Peacock actually stands for “Acker” (i.e. Peacock is aka Bilk), although it’s clear the reason he’s not better known as a clarinettist is his failure to wear the appropriate form of hat.

I’ve also included a recording of the man himself playing a medley of his hit, Stranger on the Shore, accompanied by a selection of photographs of Cardiff Bay:

John A Peacock

Acker Bilk


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