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Accordion Noir radio playlist 2008-03-07: International Women’s Day

March 5, 2018


For the 67th episode of Accordion Noir radio, back on March 7th of 2008, we decided to celebrate International Women’s Day… and happily, we were joined in the studio by Victoria’s own (but now firmly entrenched in her chosen home of Berlin) Natasha Enquist!

We always make an effort to be inclusive in our programming, both on the air and at our festivals and concerts, but as the recording industry hasn’t always shared that priority marginalized groups haven’t been represented according to their true proportions among the population.  We could do a whole year of all-women programming and it would be just a drop in the bucket, but an exclusive hour now and then is better than a kick in the pants!

At its original online home this episode was enjoyed 12602 times and future generations will continue enjoying the recording at its new host in to perpetuity.  (We’ll stop progamming all-women episodes of Accordion Noir in the post-patriarchy.)  And now here’s the playlist so you can better understand just what it is you’re hearing.  Enjoy!

Accordion Noir: Playlist: March 7th, 2008

Accordion Noir’s second annual International Women’s Day special: with special guest, international accordion woman Natasha!

CFRO Co-op Radio in Vancouver, BC, Canada
102.7 FM 9:30-10:30 PM to support us worldwide.

Thanks to our donors and Co-op Radio Members! We’ve had a lot of feedback and support lately, and we are grateful (See below, below.)

Artist — Song — Album (Year) — Origin — Label/Contact info.

Jo Ann Castle – Tico Tico – Accordion in Hi-Fi (1959) – USA – Check out her COLOR vids: (Watch while Bruce mumbles too much.)
Natasha Enquist – Lara’s Theme (from Doctor Zivago) – Vancouver Island, Canada – http://www.Myspace.Com/Aspekt_girl
Miss Murgatroid – Shadows on My Wall – Through Alien Empires (1997) – Portland, Oregon, USA –
La Bergère – (Et Puis) Elle Allait – Fi De L’eau (2006) – Marçais, Centre France –
Joseph Petric – Sonata for Accordion Mt 1: Rose Bolton – Euphonia: Solo Works by Women Composers (2005) – USA (performer) / Canada (composer/production) –
Matasha Enquist – Brain Damage (Pink Floyd) – as seen on Myspace Videos:
Amanda Jayne – Bent Sticks – Swoon (2007) – Barcelona, Spain –
Wendy McNeill – Black Angus – Such a Common Bird (2004) – Calgary, Alberta, Canada –
La India Canela – La Cuestión (the Thing) – Marengue Típico from the Dominican Republic (2008) – La República Dominicana –
Natasha Enquist – Anniversary Waltz – (Thank you Natasha!)
Joann Castle – Bumble-bee Boogie – Accordion in Hi-Fi (1959) – USA – (Jo Ann’s website has bubbles that follow your cursor around!)

ps. This episodes “cover” is… “Girl with Accordion, 1939” from the cool accordion post-cards and gift-shop at:
(They have pins! Maybe we should send them some of ours?)

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!

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