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Accordion Noir radio playlist 2010-04-30: May Day 2010!

April 27, 2020


From ten years ago, here’s episode 176 of Accordion Noir, in which Bruce (slightly prematurely, as we are again doing today) celebrated the workers’ holiday of May Day.  At its original online home, it achieved some 7440 clocked listens, and at its new forever home at the Internet Archive we look forward to its ticker continuing to increment as it delights new listeners.  You can listen to it today! (or indeed, any day.)  Here’s its playlist:

AccNoir-2010-04-30, May Day 2010!

*Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we’ve got it.
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (long version, 2:30) – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show! More,
* Duckmandu – L’internationale- Degeyter – Shut The Duck Up And Play Your Accordion (2007) – Oakland, California, USA –
* The Joe Mooney Quartet – A Man With One Million Dollars – Squeeze Me 3: 1943-53 Rebop Continental (1947) – (Great record, with ten tracks from Joe and his band.)
* S. G. Sinnicks – Well Heeled Men – Red Meat & Blue 88’s (2008) – “union made and proudly Canadian” – Michael Boguski, acc.
* J. Hume – Spring Song – English International (1918 / compilation 2008, its widest release in 90 years) –
* Tango Paradiso – Spring – Passion (2007) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – Douglas Schmidt, Henry Lee, Amanda Chan, Leanna Wong
* Those Darn Accordions – Them Hippies Was Right – No Strings Attached (1998) – San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA –
* IVA NOVA – Spring Time? – (off myspace) – Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation –
* Hannah James & Sam Sweeney – Gaol Song – Catches & Glees (2009) – Sheffield , UK –
* Maria Dunn – The Peddler – The Peddler (2008) – Alberta, Canada –
* Power und Beauty – The Author of Spring -Mp3 – EP (2009) – Spokane, Washington, USA –
* Bill Mankiss – Redwing – Crooked Stovep… (Union Maid) – Bill Mankiss, Accordion Swing – Canada (anybody know more about him?)
* The Burning Hell – Bretton Woods – Tick Tock (2006) – Peterborough, Ontario, Canada –
* Blackbird Raum – Silent Spring – Swidden (2008) – Santa Cruz, California, USA –
* Flying Folk Army – The Reservoir – Massive Folk Fist To The Man (0) – Vancouver, BC, Canada –
* Vladimir Denissenkov – Eterlesi – Guzulka (2004) – Ukraine, Russia? Italy Gypsy –

This episode’s cover is a colourful accordion from Moscow. We have no idea what this guy’s politics are:


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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 (on virtually via Zoom this month, we’re trying something new.)  Cheers & squeeze on!

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