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Accordion Noir 2019-06-26: Accordion Revolution Launch Preview
AccNoir 2019-06-26: Accordion Revolution launch preview

Last night’s episode of Accordion Noir radio was a sneak preview of the early 20th-century Golden Age ground covered by our program’s regular host Bruce Triggs in his new squeezebox history book “Accordion Revolution”, launching at our home radio station this Friday night, June 26th, from 7-9 pm. You should consider reserving a free ticket on Eventbrite and coming out to join us! But in the meantime, you can enjoy listening to the episode online courtesy of the Internet Archive (or: subscribe to our podcast and have it delivered to you automatically!) Now, here’s its playlist:

AccNoir-2019-06-26, Accordion Revolution Launch Preview

* Figgy Duff – Matt Eiley – Figgy Duff (1980) – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada –
* The Fiddlin’ Linvilles – You Don’t Love Me Any More – from Kevin Coffey’s collection (1946) –  – (Bettie Devere, acc.  Later married Billy Liebert.)
* Clifton Chenier – Moi J’Ai Une P’Tite Femme – Frenchin’ The Boogie (1976) – Bogalusa, Louisiana, USA
* Louis Massey & The Westerners – Buckaroo Stomp – from Kevin Coffey’s collection (1934) – Chicago, Illinois, USA – (Larry Wellington, acc.)
* Yiddish Glory (featuring Sophie Milman) – Kazakhstan – The Lost Songs of World War II (2018) –  Alexander Sebastian, acc. RIP
* The Klezmer Conservatory Band – Yidl Mit’n Fidl (Yidi With His Fiddle) – Klez! (0) – Boston, Massachusetts, USA –
* Betty White’s How to Dance Course – Heel and Toe, Skater’s Position (Man and Woman) – How to POLKA (1960) 
* Brave Combo – Mystery Spot Polka – Polkas For A Gloomy World (1995) – Denton, Texas, USA –
* Lead Belly (Huddie Ledbetter) – Laura (same, alt mix?) – African American Accordion (1947) – Mooringsport, Louisiana (in Caddo Parish), USA – Compiled by Jared Snyder
* The Bowman Sisters – Old Lonesome Blues – from Kevin Coffey’s collection (1929) – Tennessee, USA –  Fran Trappe, acc.
* Carolina Cotton and Deuce Spriggens Orchestra (or Hank Penny Orchestra) – I’d Love To Be A Cowgirl – Yodeling Blonde Bombshell Volume 2 (194) – Cash, Arkansas, USA –
* Viola Turpeinen – Tähti Ja Meripoika, Valssi (Star & Sailor) – Viola Turpeinen – American hanuriprinsessa Vol. 4 1949 -1951 (1949) – Champion, Michigan, USA / Finland
* Trois copains (H. Wattier, violon ; A. Pigeon, accordéon ; Ed. Moreau, piano) – Reel de Fiset – Digital Gramophone, Library and Archives Canada (1938) – Montréal, Québec, Canada – Arthur Pigeon, acc.
* Elly Kelly – Send Me The Pillow – Yesterday’s Dream (2007) – St. Charles, New Brunswick, Canada –

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