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Accodion Noir radio playlist 2021-12-22: Squeezemas Greetings

December 21, 2021
AccNoir 2021-12-22

From… tomorrow night, here’s an episode of CFRO Co-Op Community Radio’s weekly Accordion Noir show, coming at you from the future, yet to air! Like Ebenezer Scrooge, you’re being visited by the Ghost of Christmas Radio Future. (Don’t worry, Tiny Tim’s interview will go off as planned, but the news hour technician will play the wrong clip.) Bruce threatens (er… promises) “a slightly weirder/less minor-key conniption of holy-and-not-so-holy-day tunes on @CoopRadio, including a preview of @TheTigerLillies new #ChristmasCarol 🪗 🤡🎄 👻 which is due on #AccordionBandcamp Dec 23!” It sounds like a good time as far as seasonal radio goes! 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:

AccNoir-2021-12-22, Squeezemas Greetings

* The Dardanelles – ‟The Many Voices of Accordion Noir, PRA 100.5 FM” – tune “Boyd’s Cove Singles” – The Dardanelles (2009) – Newfoundland, Canada – http://thedardanelles.com/
https://thedards.bandcamp.com/releases
* Adriana Sanchez with her psychedelic tropical floral accordion! – ‟Carol of the Bells” –  (2021) – São Paulo, Brasil (Brazil) – Video: https://youtu.be/40ZsmGDZCnA
* The Tiger Lillies – ‟Mind Your Back” – A Christmas Carol (2021) – London, England – http://www.tigerlillies.com/
https://thetigerlillies.bandcamp.com
* Captain Ambivalent – ‟Rebecca’s Reindeer-Snowflake Christmas Socks” – Fear The Accordion (2012) – Valparaiso, Indiana, USA – https://captainambivalent.bandcamp.com/album/fear-the-accordionhttps://captainambivalent.com
* The Creaking Planks – ‟Never Give a Puppy for Christmas” – A Very Vancouver Christmas Vol-II (2007) – Canada – With added Rowan!  http://www.veryvancouverchristmas.com/
* Granny’s Attic – ‟Boxing Day / The Brickfields” – The Brickfields (2021) – Worcester, UK – www.grannysattic.org.uk Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne, Anglo Concertina/Melodeon
https://grannysattic.bandcamp.com/
* Juan Wauters – ‟Montevideo, 22 de Diciembre, 2017” – Más Canciones de la Onda (2020) – Montevideo, Uraguay / Queens, New York, USA – http://juanwauters.comhttps://juanwauters.bandcamp.com/album/m-s-canciones-de-la-onda
* Baby Dee – ‟Frosty the Manic-Depressive Snowman” – Rudolph the Disgruntled Reindeer (2000) – Cleveland, Ohio, USA – http://www.babydee.org/
* Otto Lechner, Klaus Trabitsch & Betlehem Allstars – ‟Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen” – Still (2000) – Austria – www.ottolechner.at
* Jordi Rosen – ‟Mistletoe” – Madame Xavier (2001) – Montréal, Québec, Canada – www.jordirosen.com
https://jordirosen.bandcamp.com
* Bruce Triggs (Scrambling of Nathan Tate) – ‟Fear Not! Thus spake shep-herds on high” – Accordion Noir Christmas (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/While_Shepherds_Watched_Their_Flocks
* Ben Keith – ‟Les Trois Cloches (with Neil & Pegi Young)” – An Americana Christmas (1994) – USA / Canada – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Keith
* Janet Lane & the Rhythm Westerners – ‟I’d Like a Boyfriend for Christmas” – The Return Of the Shellac Shack Santa! (Roy’s Christmas 78s, 2013) (195) –  – (Early 50’s Twilight 78 from the collection of Roy Forbes)
* Christmas Jug Band – ‟Rockin’ The Nativity Scene” – Tree-Side Hoot (1991) – San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA – Paul from Those Darn Accordions offers these up:  http://www.thosedarnaccordions.com
* Amy Thatcher – ‟Sleep Spindles/Zakopane Christmas” – Solo (2019) – Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK – https://amythatcheraccordion.bandcamp.com (Amy also plays 

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 in The Shee and the Monster Ceilidh Band)
* James Whetzel – ‟Greensleeves (Sarod & Beats)” – Holiday: Sarod & Beats (2013) – Seattle, Washington, USA – www.JamesWhetzel.com
* The Tiger Lillies – ‟Screwed” – A Christmas Carol (2021) – London, England – http://www.tigerlillies.com/
https://thetigerlillies.bandcamp.com
* Southern Scratch – ‟Winter Wonderland” – Chicken Scratch Christmas (Waila music) (1995) – Tohono O’odham people, Sonoran desert, southeastern Arizona – http://www.canyonrecords.com

Adriana Sanchez with her psychedelic tropical floral accordion! – ‟Carol of the Bells”

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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