The Applejacks


The Applejacks were a studio group led by producer/arranger Dave Appell (March 24, 1922 - November 18, 2014) that became famous during the late 1950s. They are best known for the 1958 Top 20 instrumental hit, "Mexican Hat Rock," a lively rock & roll arrangement of the Mexican hat dance.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Mexican Hat Rock (1958)
  • Rock-A-Conga (1958)
  • Bunny Hop (1959)

Pop charts debut year: 1958

Years active: ca. late 1950s

Genres: Pop/rock

Labels: Cameo


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