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Accordion Noir radio playlist 2017-12-20: Solstice Noir

December 24, 2017

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As you just saw, ten years ago we did a Christmas music special in December… and some traditions it makes sense to perpetuate.  (When else would you suggest we run an episode of Christmas music?)  So here’s our broadcast from this week, which you can listen to online as an audio stream.  And to enhance your seasonal buzz, you can play along at home by reading the playlist, so you’ll know what you’re hearing.

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* Clifton Chenier – It’s Christmas Time – King Of The Bayous (2007) – Bogalusa, Louisiana, USA – http://www.arhoolie.com/
* The Creaking Planks – Never Give a Puppy for Christmas – A Very Vancouver Christmas Vol-II (2007) – Canada – With added Rowan! http://www.veryvancouverchristmas.com/
* Spooner – The Saddest Time of the Year – Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart – CKUW Christmas Compilation
* Rex Griffin – I’m Ready to Reform – from Kevin Coffey’s collection (1944) – Chicago, Illinois, USA – (Augie Klein, or possibly Frank Messina, acc.)
* The Magnetic Fields – Mr. Mistletoe – Distortion (2008) – Boston, Massachusetts, USA – http://www.houseoftomorrow.com/
* Joaquin Diaz – Navidada Sin Mi Madre – Merengue Mas Merengue – Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Republica Dominicana
* Max Gomez – Season Of My Memory – An Americana Christmas (2014)
* Southern Scratch – Auld Lang Syne – Chicken Scratch Christmas (Waila music) (1995) – Tohono O’odham people, Sonoran desert, southeastern Arizona – http://www.canyonrecords.com
* S. G. Sinnicks – Jesus Was A Refugee – Red Meat & Blue 88’s (2008) – “union made and proudly Canadian” – http://www.sinnicks.com/ Michael Boguski, acc.
* Jordi Rosen – Mistletoe – Madame Xavier (2001) – Montréal, Québec, Canada – http://www.myspace.com/jordirosen
* H&M – North Polar Twin Report – Accordion Noir (2009)
* Loose Cattle and Lost Bayou Ramblers – Don’t Make Your Mama Cry On Christmas – Seasonal Affective Disorder (2017) – Louisiana, USA – Visit http://loosecattle.bandcamp.com
* Horace Trahan – Christmas With The A/C On – Christmas In Every Way (2011) – Ossun, Louisiana, USA – http://www.horacetrahan.com/
* E.C. and Orna Ball – Mary’s Little Boy Child – The Ferrum College collection, Digital Library of Appalachia (1979) – Rugby, Virginia, USA – http://dla.acaweb.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/Ferrum From their weekly live radio performances at WKSK.
* Cam Penner – Balsam Fir (Merry Christmas Sir) [fades…] – Christmas Single EP (2008) – Calgary, Alberta Canada – http://www.campenner.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, and the Vancouver Squeezebox Circle. Cheers & squeeze on!

2 Comments leave one →
  1. December 24, 2017 1:08 pm

    Bah Gumbug! We had 9 xmas gigs in December alone – including Steampunk Nightmare Before Xmas in New Zealand (We are Time2TIme !) . … complete with Rudolph skewered on the xmas star atop a saxophone! . . . . Arghhh. .. can’t seem post a pic here so will try to facebook or email (or ??twitter? )

  2. December 24, 2017 1:14 pm

    Bah Humbug! We had 9 xmas gigs in December alone – including Steampunk Nightmare Before Xmas in New Zealand (We are Time2TIme !) . … complete with Rudolph skewered on the xmas star atop a saxophone! . . . . Arghhh. .. can’t seem post a pic here so will try to facebook or email (or ??twitter? )

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