Apache by The Shadows was a UK number 1 hit on Thursday, August 25, 1960 spending 5 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. "Apache" stands today as probably the best-known work by British proto-surf-rock band The Shadows. Being a #1 hit in the UK in 1960 was just the beginning; the instrumental song with an Old West motif was a worldwide hit with the #1 position in seven international charts at the same time: UK, Australia, France, Ireland, New Zealand, Spain, and South Africa. John Lennon once claimed that The Shadows were one of the only things in British music "worth listening to" before The Beatles came along. Movies that used this song include Baby Love (1968) and Scandal (1988).

Apache FAQs

Who sang Apache?

Apache was performed by The Shadows

What year did Apache get to the UK number 1 spot?

Apache first became a UK number 1 on Thursday, August 25, 1960

How long was Apache at number 1 in the UK?

Apache spent 5 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.