Accordion Noir Radio -2014-01-15, Keep Rowan Moving Episode!
This week’s episode of Accordion Noir Radio (well, last week’s by now). Rowan was moving to a new palatial palace floating above the Eastern hills. I played music by college friends I haven’t seen in years, and Baby Dee, and the only Finnish Balkan band, and the Dirty Bourbon River Show.
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If you follow Twitter, I’ve been posting updates on my book progress, which is progressing. Onward from Polka to jazz (a natural progression), and Lawrence Welk’s children’s books.
* Ten In The Swear Jar – House Quake II – Accordion Solo! (2005) – Palo Alto – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamie_Stewart_(musician) This band had my college friend Joan Ling on accordion. I stumbled on it years after hearing from her. Neato.
* Jeffrey Bützer – House Made of Cake – The Garden of Scissors (2009) – Ile-de-France France – http://www.myspace.com/jeffreybutzer http://www.lona-records.com/artists/jefferybutzer.html
* Beasts And Superbeasts – If I Was A House – Beasts And Superbeasts (2007) – Victoria, British Columbia, Canada – http://www.myspace.com/beastsandsuperbeasts
* Various Artists – Mr Wheatstone’s Lap-Top – This Label Is Not Removable (A Celebration Of 25 Years Of Free Reed) [Disc 3] (2001) – – http://www.free-reed.co.uk
* Dirty Bourbon River Show – Ruffian Since Birth (Accordion Redux) – Accordion Anthology (2013) – New Orleans, Louisiana, USA – Visit http://dbrs.bandcamp.com
* Jaakko Laitinen & Väärä Raha – Pettymys – Lapland-Balkan (2013) – Finland – http://www.mrjaakko.com “The World’s One and Only Lapland-Balkan-Schlager Group”
* Chris Sherburn & Danny Bartley – The Moving On Song, Lafferty’s Favourite, The Lads Of Laoise – Last Night’s Fun (1995) – Leeds, West Yorkshire, England (orig. W. Ireland or so.) – Chris Sherburn, anglo concertina. http://www.lastnightsfun.com/ reviewed: http://www.folkmusic.net/htmfiles/webrevs/som002.htm
* Baby Dee – An Early Spring – A Book Of Songs For Anne Marie (2010) – Cleveland, Ohio, USA – http://www.babydee.org/
* Chigmo – Move On – Chigmo (2006) – Bay Area, California, USA – http://www.garageband.com/artist/chigmo
* One Ring Zero – A Moving World – Wake Them Up (2006) – Virgina / Brooklyn, New York, USA – http://oneringzero.dreamhosters.com/
* Albert Beaulieu, Lawrence “Teddy Boy” Houle, and Lawrence Flett – Homecoming Waltz – Bellows & Bows: Historic Recordings of Traditional Fiddle & Accordion Music from Across Canada (1986) – Manitoba, Canada – Research Centre for the Study of Music, Media and Place, Memorial University of Newfoundland, http://www.mun.ca/mmap/
* The Thin Man – Marching Through the House of Love with Dirty Boots – Greasy Heart (2005) – Chicago, Illinois, USA – www. thinmansongs.com
* Mick Moloney, Athena Tergis, Billy McComiskey, Tim Collins, Niall O’Leary & Darrah Carr – The House In The Glen/The Bohola Jig/Josie McDermott’s/Free And Easy [Jigs/Reels] – Absolutely Irish (2008) – Ireland / USA – http://www.compassrecords.com Tim Collins, concertina; Billy McComiskey, acc.
* Fear of Drinking – House Fever – One Morning When I Went To Work… (0) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://timreadman.com/bandspast-and-present/bands/fear-of-drinking/
* Woodpigeon – Chorus Of Wolves – Songbook (2006) – Calgary, Alberta, Canada – http://woodpigeon-songbook.com/
* Gary Sredzienski – Keepers Of The Light – Old World Accordions (In The Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse (2012) – Kittery, Maine, USA – http://www.garysred.com/