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Accordion Noir radio playlist 2017-08-23: Are We Winning Yet?

August 24, 2017

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There it is — the instrument played at the function Geoff Berner describes in his song “Victory Party“.  And a time was had by all.  It was real!  OK, moving right along, folks… here it is, the post enshrining yesterday’s episode of Accordion Noir, filled with squeezy friends old and new — including some you’ll have a chance to enjoy live, in person, in a couple of weeks at the 10th annual Accordion Noir Festival.  In the meantime, this radio program has to suffice.  You can enjoy listening to the episode for a limited time as a digital audio stream or you can download an MP3 of last night’s accordion power hour from its hosting at the Internet Archive.  And now, without further ado… its playlist:

AccNoir-2017-08-23, Are We Winning Yet?

* Foy Willing and his Riders of the Purple Sage – Wait’ll I Get My Sunshine in the Moonlight – Trail Herdin’ Cowboy / Teleways Radio Transcriptions (0) – Hollywood, California, USA – http://www.dagmar-anita-binge.de
* Los Lobos – Kiko And The Lavender Moon – Kiko (1992) – Los Angeles, California, USA – http://www.loslobos.org/site/
* Hank Penny – I’m Counting the Days – from Kevin Coffey’s collection (1945) – Los Angeles, California, USA – (Stan Ellison, acc.)
* Tango Paradiso – Summer – Passion (2007) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – Douglas Schmidt, Henry Lee, Amanda Chan, Leanna Wong http://www.tangoparadiso.com
* Iva Nova – The Steppe Song – Iva Nova (2003) – St. Petersburg, Russia – http://www.iva-nova.ru/
* The Lewinskies – Honest Again (Featuring Phil Sedore) – Good for All (2016) – Nova Scotia, Canada – http://www.thelewinskies.com
* Swank! (With Ana Bon-Bon!) – A Fiery Pit – Campfire Psalms (2008) – Canada – https://www.anabonbon.com
* Trois copains (H. Wattier, violon ; A. Pigeon, accordéon ; Ed. Moreau, piano) – Valse de grand’mère – Digital Gramophone, Library and Archives Canada (1938) – Montréal, Québec, Canada – Arthur Pigeon, acc.
* El Gran Silencio – I live the life en mi tierra – Chuntaros Radio Poder (2000) – Monterrey, Nuevo León, México – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Gran_Silencio https://www.musica.com/letras.asp?letra=1562984
* Timur and the Dime Museum – Total Eclipse – Songs from the Operatic Underground (2010) – Los Angeles, California, USA – http://www.timurandthedimemuseum.com
* Eddie Dean & His Boys – I Asked a Dream – from Kevin Coffey’s collection (1941) – Los Angeles, California, USA – (Jack Statham, acc. Advertised his accordion-style as “Argentine.”)
* Swift Jewel Cowboys – Memphis Oomph – from Kevin Coffey’s collection (1939) – Memphis, Tennesee, USA – (Clifford “Kokomo” Crocker, acc. Did he record after the 30’s?)
* Antti Paalanen – Solitude – Breathbox (2011) – Finland – http://www.anttipaalanen.com

Thanks for reading us here (and hopefully listening to us, there), but if you find you want more, you can always keep up with us on Twitter (@AccordionNoir and @AccordionBruce), Instagram (@AccordionNoirFest), and Facebook at Accordion Noir fansthe Accordion Noir Festival (coming up on us really, really soon!), and the Vancouver Squeezebox Circle. Cheers & squeeze on!

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