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Accordion Noir radio playlist 2007-01-05: Happy Old New Year!

January 12, 2017


Here we are with another vintage Accordion Noir radio episode — only our fifth ever — which racked up some 4753 listens at its original hosting over some ten years and hopefully will garner quite a few more at its new home at the Internet Archive, starting tonight! As the title suggests, it originally aired January 5th, 2007, from 2-3 am in the middle of the night. It was the first episode of the new year, 2007, and gets us a little step closer to getting all synchronized posting episodes a decade apart, which it turns out isn’t as easy as it seems it ought to be, even though most of the work was done along time ago!

Accordion Noir: Playlist: January 5, 2007
CFRO Co-op Radio in Vancouver, BC, Canada
102.7 FM 2-3 AM (ugh!) for web-streaming worldwide.

Turlu Tursu (Belgium) – Accordion ‘n Drum ‘n Base (2005) – Geamparakle Lui Haidim (Romanian)
Neko Case (Tacoma!) – Furnace Room Lullaby (2000) – Thrice All American (Linda McRae, sweet acc solo.)
Steve (Esteban) Jordan (Texas) – 20 Golden Hits! (1992) – Vengo a Decirte
Gogol Bordello (New York!?!) – Gypsy Punks (2005) – Oh No
Hamster Theatre (Bolder, Colorado) – The Public Execution of Mister Personality (2006) – Race Against Time, “162” (two-fer)
Rowan, doing Prince’s – 1999
Pink Sabbath (now the Pinks, California) – the Pink Sabbath (2006) – Freezer Burn
Zetaboo (Finland) – MediZine (2000) – Hiisi/Dickens
Mark Growden (California-land) – Downstairs Karaoke (1999) – Rain (drier edit)
Something About Reptiles (Vancouver, Canada!) – From Istanbul to Orangeville (2000) – Bosvermisim (i give empty)
Pee Wee King! (from the land of Western Swing) – Country Hoedown (1999 reissue, recorded 1952-ish) – Fool’s Gold
Guy Klucevsek (New York) – The Well-Tampered Accordion (2004) – One Less Bell to Answer
Rowan & Mark Twain learn to play Robert Burns while tangling headphone cables in the bellows. Bruce adds a bit of Guy Klucevsek’s Accordion Misdemeanors underneath, but this confuses things. (Interesting piece that by sir-Guy, it’s incidental music for the audio-book of Annie Proulx’s Accordion Crimes, showing accordion-music through history. Fun: gotta play some more of that.)
Marlene Dietrich closed us out from – the Cosmopolitan Marlene Dietrich – Time on My Hands (1951) (Lovely)

And that brought us to the end of another episode. If you just can’t get enough of us, please consider keeping up with us on social media: here in 2017 we’re on Twitter as @AccordionNoir and @AccordionBruce, Instagram at @AccordionNoirFest, and we have three Facebook groups for the related projects: Accordion Noir fans, the Accordion Noir Festival, and the Vancouver Squeezebox Circle. Cheers & squeeze on!

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