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Accordion Noir radio playlist 2021-12-15: Decembrrr?

December 16, 2021
AccNoir 2021-12-15
Snow piggies enjoy the sound of the frozen accordion, in Harbin, China

Bruce reflected that the selection of songs in last night’s episode of CFRO Co-Op Community Radio’s weekly hour-long episode of the Accordion Noir show was a good fit for our plunging into the darkest time of the year: “Good tunes tonight… Kind of a gloomy feel with some uplift brightness.” What would be more appropriate to the season? If your Apple or Android (or plain old RSS) podcast subscriptions (strongly recommended!) haven’t alerted you to the episode’s availability yet, you can enjoy listening to it as digital audio courtesy of the Internet Archive. Here’s its playlist:

* Mel Biggs – ‟Winter Weather Warning” – From Darkness Comes Light (2021) – England, UK –
* The Decemberists – ‟The Bachelor And The Bride” – Her Majesty The Decemberists (2003) – Portland, Oregon, USA – Like radie peat tune?
* Lau – ‟Wintermoon” – Decade: The Best Of 2007-2017 (2017) – UK, Scotland/England/Orkney –  Martin Green, acc
* Red Rowe – ‟Shaggy Dog Blues” – from Kevin Coffey’s collection (1947) – Los Angeles, California, USA – (Eddie Carver, acc.)
* Tango Paradiso – ‟Braineater” – Passion (2007) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – Douglas Schmidt, Henry Lee, Amanda Chan, Leanna Wong
* N0rth – ‟A million blankets” – The Rusty Queendom (2018) – Montréal, Québec, Canada –  Katy Collet, acc
* Gato Libre – ‟In Gent, In December” – NOMAD (2006) – Japan –  Satoko Fujii, acc.
* PERTTULA – ‟Pohjoistuuli / North wind” – Pajavasara / Forge hammer (2021) – Finland –  (Toni Perttula’s twin brother Sami is in Korpiklaani) Artistic producer on this track: Viivi Maria Saarenkylä (from Vildá)
* Martynas Levickis – ‟Antonio Vivaldi Winter Ist p.” – Lithuania –
* Anne Niepold – ‟Terrain Vague” – Terrain Vague (2011) – Belgium –
* Sospiro Misterioso – ‟Waltz for a Winters Night” – 14th Annual Accordion Noir Festival, Oct. 5, 2021 (2021) – Vancouver, BC, Canada –
* Guy Klucevsek – ‟Joseph Kasinskas – Peek-A-Boo Polka” – Guy Klucevsek: Polka from the Fringe (2012) – New York State, USA –
* Counting Crows – ‟A Long December” – Recovering the Satellites (1996) – Berkeley, California, USA – Charles Gillingham, acc

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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