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Accordion Noir radio playlist 2011-05-18: A Sunny Day in Amsterdam

June 6, 2021


From, er, a bit over ten years ago, here’s episode 232 of CFRO Co-Op Radio’s weekly Accordion Noir radio broadcast, during which I gather I was away in the Netherlands with my life partner, learning about (among other things) its accordion culture and all manner of mechanical accordion-playing machines at Utrecht’s Speelklokmuseum.  At its oiginal online home, this episode achieved a total of some 5195 logged listens, but you can continue enjoying it as digital audio today courtesy of the Internet Archive.  Here’s its playlist:

AccNoir-2011-05-18, Sunny Day in Amsterdam (Remember when it was spring?)

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we’ve got it.
* Julz-A – Sunshine Decay – Squeeze Right EP (2007) – New York City, New York State, USA –
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (long version, 2:30) – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show! More,
* yeti (Jetty Swart) – Train de Nuit – Chez Michton (studio dubs?) – France/Netherlands –
* Kajto – Stacidoma Muzikanto – Lokomotivo, rulu nun! (2004) – Esperanto / Netherlands (Nederlando) –
* Johnny Meyer – Deed i do – Johnny Meijer: Dutch Swing College Band “128” (1974) – The Netherlands – 00000290 00000290 00000668
* De Amsterdam Klezmer Band – Noushka – De Amsterdam Klezmer Band (2003) – Amsterdam, the Netherlands –
* Dsd (the mysterious Derrick Stacey Denholm) – Sunlit Clearing – Norsk Drag (2006) – Prince George, BC, Canada – Apt 9, 423 3rd Ave West. Prince Rupert, BC. V8J 1L4, Canada
* Kate & Anna McGarrigle – sun, son(shining on the water) – love over and over (1982) – Canada – sounds like ABBA
* Quintet Johnny Meyer – Ain’t She Sweet – Squeeze Me 3: 1943-53 Rebop Continental (The Jazz and Swing Accordion Story) (1947) – The Netherlands –
* Trio Nuevo: Michael Gustorff – violin, Hans Sparla – accordion, Dick de Graaf – Tenor Saxophone and special guest Sandra Coelers – Voice – Sleeping Giant – Jazz meets Tango (2006) – The Netherlands – Hans Sparla, acc. (the other trio members have sites…)
* Gordon Fleming – East Of The Sun – According To Gordie (1950) – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada –
* Amsterdam Klezmer Band – Odessa’s Blast Out – Remixed (2006) – Amsterdam, the Netherlands –
* Duo Mares – Amber and Cream – Volume Nuevo (2010) – The Netherlands –
* Mat Mathews – Now See How You Are – Squeeze Me 4: 1951-55 A Lesson In Bop (The Jazz and Swing Accordion Story) (1955) – The Netherlands –
* Zeellia – Our Spring – Willow Bridge – Vancouver, BC, Canada –
* Servais Haanen – Ohne Wahnwagen – Cataract (2007) – Niederlande (Netherlands) –

Tonight’s cover illustration is: Johnny Meijer’s Grave (how cool is that?)

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