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AccNoir-2011-03-09, International Women’s Day 100 year anniversary

March 10, 2011

Accordion Noir episode audio, from

AccNoir-2011-03-09, International Women’s Day 100 year anniversary

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we’ve got it.
* Viola Turpeinen – Pääskysvalssi – Viola Turpeinen – American hanuriprinsessa – Vol. 1 – 1928-1929 (0) – Champion, Michigan, USA / Finland – (March 8, 1011 article)
* The Gay – Robert Smith – You Know The Rules (2003) – Vancouver, BC, Canada –
* Cat Jahnke – Apple – The Stories Are Taking Their Toll (2010) – Winnipeg, Canada –
* Eva Ybarra – A Mi San Antonio – Planet Squeezebox (Disc 2) (1995) – Texas, usa – She ain’t got no website, but check out this awesome article on Conjunto music:
* Lorna Anderson – Darke Eyes – Lorna Anderson remembers The Accordion’s Golden Age (1957) – Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA – (The CD comes with a video of Ms. Anderson’s amazing performance of Dark Eyes for the 1957 Miss America contest!)
* Janet Klein And Her Parlor Boys – My Wife Went Away – Come Into My Parlor (1998) – Los Angeles, California, USA –
* Cub – Magic 8 Ball – Box Of Hair (1996) – Vancouver, BC, Canada –
* Iva Nova – Интро (Intro) (music :30) – Chemodan (suitcase) (2006) – Saint-Petersburg,  Russian Federation –
* Johanna Juhola Reaktori – Cloning Tango – Tango Roto Live (2009) – Finland –
* Jelena Milojevic  – Romance – The Art of Accordion (2010) – Victoria, BC, Canada – Former Yugoslavia –
* Maria Kalaniemi & Sven Ahlbäck – Sörglåten (Lamentation) – Airbow = Luftstråk = Ilmajousi (2000) – Finland, Sweden –
* Miss Murgatroid – Ballad Of The Panatonic – Myoclyonic Melodies (1996) – Portland, Oregon, USA –
* BU☆LI – マイ・ライフ  My Life – Shining☆Buli (2001) – Sapporo City, Japan –
* Wendy McNeill – The Sparrow – Such A Common Bird (2004) – Calgary, Alberta, Canada –
* Viola Turpeinen – Kahden venheessä – Viola Turpeinen – American hanuriprinsessa vol. 2 – 1929-1945 (0) – Champion, Michigan, USA / Finland –

And for the cover image?  Johanna Juhola, from:


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