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Apache song title page

Apache was an instrumental song by The Shadows, who made it a UK number one hit. Sonny James brought lyrics to the song. Jorgen Ingmann brought it back as an instrumental and it became a 1961 number 2 song. Others did different songs called Apache too, as shown here.

Apache popular Tune Timeline

blue # = pop chart

  1 Apache   Aug 1960  
  Burt Weedon  

  2 Apache   Aug 1960  
  The Shadows  
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  3 Apache   Mar 1961  
  Sonny James  

  4 Apache 2   Apr 1961  
  Jorgen Ingmann & His Guitar  
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  5 Apache '65   Mar 1965  
  The Arrows Featuring Davie Allan  
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  6 Apache   Mar 1982  
  Sugarhill Gang  
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  7 Apache   Feb 2000  

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