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Accordion Noir radio playlist 2016-12-28: Lookin’ for Hindsight

January 6, 2017
AccNoir 2016-12-28


And here we are again with a more contemporary episode of Accordion Noir, this one was our last of the year 2016 — the last before Bruce’s… accident, in which our humble host attempts to come to terms with the conclusion of a seemingly culturally ruinous year, through the medium of… playlist curation. (Also, he nods to the fact that two years running, we have had a wager where one of us will treat the other to a screening of that year’s holiday Star Wars movie, depending on whether I manage to come up with a published Accordion Noir Gift Guide blog post. Despite my strong start, before there were any films at stake, he’s won, two years running!)

You can download a copy of the episode courtesy of the Internet Archive, and of course here are the tunes that appeared in the program:

* The Bordens – Theme From Star Wars – Good Times (1980) – Dryden, Ontario, Canada – father George Borden (accordion), mom Jeanette (Electrovox organ), sons Roger (saxophone and guitar) and Gary (drums), and nephew Bill Dombradi (guitar)
* Heinz Frank – Accordion Noir Theme – Unknown album (11/24/2016 9:40:16 PM) (2016) – Edmonton, Alberta Canada – Submitted his version through the website, home of all things sheet-music.
* Stuart Estell – The Princess Royal – Food for the Foodbank 2 (2015) – Birmingham, England, UK – Visit
* Geoff Berner – When Chanukah Comes to Town – We Are Going to Bremen to be Musicians (2015) – Vancouver, BC, Canada –
* Brave Combo – Holiday – Kikiriki (2010) – Denton, Texas, USA –
* Amber Lee And The Anomalies – Time Master – West Coast Accordion Babes Pin-Up Calendar 2010 –
* Po’ Girl – Le Partisan – Live (2009) – “All over Canada” –
* Joseph Petric (Bach) – Orbiting Garden – Orbiting Garden (2002) – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – Sounds like Tattooine from John Williams’ Star Wars, 13:29)
* angry birds – star wars boss music (duel of the fates)
* Sarah Savoy – La Tempête – Accordion Babes Pin-up Calendar 2017 (2016) –
* Myriam Alter – No Man’s Land – Crossways (2015) – Belgium – Luciano Biondini, acc.

I know — you love accordions and our work covering the accordion beat, but these recordings aren’t just being shared quickly enough? Fortunately, we also offer on-the-minute coverage over social media. You can keep up with us (@AccordionNoir and @AccordionBruce) on Twitter, over on Instagram, and we have no fewer than three Facebook groups for our Accordion Noir fans, the Accordion Noir Festival, and the Vancouver Squeezebox Circle that just enjoyed a get-together last night!

Cheers and squeeze on!

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