Quezon City , Philippines. In the span of their professional career, Apo emerged as a principal adherent of the musical movement termed Original Pilipino Music a. OPM , a milieu in which their original musical contributions and cultural influence became essential. Archived from the original on 14 September One month later, the Eraserheads had their Final Set Concert. It was only when two of its four members were about to retire from the field of amateur music, however, that the APO, then known as the Apolinario Mabini Hiking Society, finally had a citywide audience.
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After graduation, the majority of its members left to pursue individual careers, with only three members remaining,  made up of Jim Paredes, Boboy Garovillo and Danny Javier.
The puns have been minimally extended into English, as in APO calyptic. Their farewell concert, which had SRO audiences for two stormy nights, not unexpectedly became a hit record the following year.
It was only when two of its four members were about to retire from the field of amateur music, however, that the APO, then known as the Apolinario Mabini Hiking Society, finally had a citywide audience.
Contrary to popular belief, the “Apo” name was not a reference to the Philippines’s highest peak, the potentially-active stratovolcano Mount Apo. They sang all of the APO Favorites and all songs from their past releases.
Archived from the original on March 17, The group’s name was created from the acronym AMHS representing their school with a witty twist having an irreverent reference to the paralyzed Philippine revolutionary intellectual and hero, Apolinario Mabiniand kaibigan apo hiking society shortened to “Apo”, an Ilocano term for a wise man or a Tagalog term of grandchildren, and later re-branded to “APO” all caps.
As the students advanced into college, Danny Javier joined the group. While asking Danny Javier for a 3 syllable word to fill in a line, he was provided the word “katapusan”; a 4 syllable word.
This was originally scheduled on September 26 but was rescheduled due to the Typhoon “Ondoy” “Ketsana”. Archived from the original on 25 September Quezon CityPhilippines. Articles with hCards All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Archived from the original on February 27, Three Decades of APO”. One of them was scheduled to leave for Turkey as an exchange student.
To date, the group has released 27 albums in four decades of its career. Titled I Doo Bidoobidooit was released on August OPMa milieu in which their original musical contributions soceity cultural influence became essential. Both concerts, as well as the other shows held during that particular concert tour, were sold out. Views Read Edit View history.
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They have also been conferred the Tanglaw Ng Lahi Awardthe highest accolade given by Jesuits in the field of culture and arts. It’s Still A New Day”. The error went unnoticed until post recording where an irate Paredes noticed hkking the word had sodiety one extra syllable more than what he had originally intended.
In the three decades since that “farewell” concert, the APO has made 22 record albums; hosted several television shows including their own noontime Sunday show “Sa Kaibigan apo hiking society nAPO Sila” and noontime show from Monday to Saturday “‘Sang Linggo nAPO Sila”; and launched hugely successful major solo concerts and countless provincial, dinner, and corporate shows.
Archived from the original on 14 September Last December 16,the APO Hiking Society announced that they are already retiring as a group due to “diminishing creative process. The Kaibigan apo hiking society “Apolinario Mabini Hiking Society” was meant to be deliberately ironic since the historical figure, Apolinario Mabinifamously lost the use of his legs to polio.