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Accordion Noir radio playlist 2011-03-30: Accordion Fool’s Day

April 5, 2021

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From ten years ago, here’s episode 224 of CFRO Co-Op Community Radio’s weekly Accordion Noir radio broadcast, anticipating the goofy occasion of April Fool’s Day taking place the following day.  At its original online home, it was tracked as having achieved some 5937 listens, but you can continue enjoying it today as digital audio courtesy of the Internet Archive.  Here’s its playlist:

AccNoir-2011-03-30, Accordion Fools Day

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we’ve got it.
* The Bordens – Theme From Star Wars – Good Times (1980) – Dryden, Ontario, Canada – blog.wfmu.org father George Borden (accordion), mom Jeanette (Electrovox organ), sons Roger (saxophone and guitar) and Gary (drums), and nephew Bill Dombradi (guitar)
* Amy Cervini – Lovefool – Lovefool (2009) – Canada, New York – http://www.AmyCervini.com
* Those Darn Accordions – Glass of Beer Polka – Squeeze Machine (2007) – San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA – http://www.thosedarnaccordions.com/index.htm
* Lawrence Welk Show – “Hippie Welk” – 15th Season Opener (1969) – Squaresville, California, USA – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFmSv2WFDrs&feature=player_embedded
* Los Fabulocos Feat. Kid Ramos – Educated Fool – Los Fabulocos (2008) – Whittier, California, USA – http://www.myspace.com/losfabulocos
* The Roughriders – Ukrainian Music and Comedy Songs featuring the Roughriders – Ukrainian Music and Comedy Songs – Vegreville, Alberta, Canada
* Stevens & Grdnic – Token Jazz Hour – Somewhere Over the Radio (1979)
* Motion Trio – Game Over – Play-Station (2005) – Poland – http://www.motion-trio.art.pl/a2Home.html
* My Unborn Children – This Fool – Foolish (2007) – Athens, Georgia, USA – http://www.flockofgoose.com/music.html
* Grupo Dominicano – Buen Humor – Global Accordion – Early Recordings (1929) – Republica Dominicana
* Rhoda Kakee ( Kah-key) – Jambalaya – Pangnirtung Music Festival 1999 disk 1 (1999) – Nunavut, Canada – From David Idoris Boileau (who made the recordings). Rhoda Kakee, a local elderly lady, well known for her “funny renditions of white mans songs” 8-)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pangnirtung,_Nunavut
* Stevens & Grdnic – Today’s Weather – Somewhere Over the Radio (1979)
* Dan Propp – Give Me Garage Sales – Comedy, etc. Accordion to Dan (20) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.danpropp.com/
* Flogging Molly – You Won’t Make A Fool Out Of Me – Float (2007) – LA California, USA – http://www.floggingmolly.com/
* The Magnetic Fields – Old Fools – Distortion (2008) – Boston, Massachusetts, USA – http://www.houseoftomorrow.com/
* The Klaxons – Funny Bird – The Best Of The Klaxons (2008) – Belgium (not the UK rock band) – http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burt_Blanca
* Brave Combo – Bumble Bee polka – Let’s Kiss (2004) – Denton, Texas, USA – http://www.brave.com/bo/
* Arthur Osmond – I played my concertina – Edison Standard Record: 10209 (formerly “Gold Moulded Records”) (1909) – Part of the UCSB Cylinder Digitization Project: http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/.
* Lonzo & Oscar – I’m My Own Grandpa (August 1947) – Flashbacks #2 -1914-1946 – Novelty Songs – Crazy & Obscure (1947) – http://www.trikont.com/
* Stevens & Grdnic – Rock & Roll Toy (bumper sticker station id) – Somewhere Over the Radio (1979)
* Myron Floren – Laughing Polka – Legends of the Accordion
* The Burning Hell – Last Will and Testament – Tick Tock (2006) – Peterborough, Ontario, Canada – http://www.myspace.com/mathiaskom

And for the cover image? Those good-time Bordens! Happy April Fools!

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