Jaki Graham performs live in Clacton on Sea
The Boardwalk Bar, Clacton on Sea
Saturday, 27th August 2011. Starting 22:00
The first band she joined was ‘One Night Affair’, followed by the ‘SRO Band’ and then ‘Ferrari’. After recording a session for a jazz funk group called ‘Medium Wave Band’, it is here she was spotted by a talent scout. She signed with EMI in 1983 and ‘Heaven Knows’ became the title track of her debut album. Her second single entitled ‘What’s the Name of Your Game?’ gave Jaki her first TV appearance on ‘Crackerjack’.
‘Could it be I’m Falling In Love?’ reached No.5 in the British charts in March ’85, with her second and last hit duet entitled ‘Mated. ‘Round and Around’ (No.9) was Jaki’s first solo hit in June ’85, ‘Set Me Free (No.7) in May ’86, ‘Breaking Away’ (No.14) followed in August ’86 and ‘Step Right gave her yet another Top 20 in November ‘86. Jaki achieved a Guinness World Record as the first black British female solo artist to have 6 consecutive Top 10 / 20 hits, unheard of by a black British female at that time.
Jaki Graham will be making her way to The Boardwalk Bar & Club for a live performance of FIVE of her very best tracks!
This is sure to be a night you will never forget!
Door Entry for those that don't buy tickets will be charged £8.00 each on the night.
Boardwalk Bar & Club.
The Boardwalk Bar
1 North Sea, Pier Gap
Clacton on Sea