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Accordion Noir radio playlist 2012-10-24: Flagrante Octubre

October 31, 2022
AccNoir 2012-10-24

From ten years ago, here’s episode 309 of CFRO Co-op Community Radio’s weekly hour-long Accordion Noir radio program.  I’m overselling the seasonal spookiness of this particular playlist with the illustration; it looks like a pretty normcore set of alt-accordion songs — our usual mix of styles and genres from different parts of the world… at least until the full moon emerges from behind a cloud and it starts sprouting fangs and fur!  If you missed it the first time around, you can enjoy listening to this episode as digital audio courtesy of the Internet Archive.  Here’s its playlist:

Bruce: Not sure what’s up, this is only 1/2 hour’s worth.
Rowan: It’s far from impossible that you might well have talked for a half hour.

AccNoir-2012-10-24, Flagrante Octubre

* Happy Johnny And Family – Father Put the Cow Away – Fonotone Records, Frederick, Maryland [Disc 3]: Some Summer Day (1963) – “The accordion was a fixture of many country bands in the post-war years, especially after Pee Wee King struck gold with Tennesee Waltz in the late 1940s.” Dust-to-Digital, PO Box 54743, Atlanta, Georgia, 30308-4743, USA
* The Groanbox Boys – Lonesome Traveller – Smokestack Trilogy (2006) – London, England – (with Michael Ward-Bergeman)
* Milla Viljamaa & Johanna Juhola – Bandoneon – Piazzolla Passage (2003) – Helsinki, Finland –
* Les Tireux D’roches – L’avis D’un Homme / Persil Fou / Reel Des Ciseaux – Roches… Papier, Ciseaux! (2006) – Quebec, Canada –
* Alphonse “Bois Sec” Ardoin With Canray Fontenot – Le Chicot A’ Bois Sec – La Musique Creole (1966) – Louisiana, USA – (from the Melodeon LP “Les Blues Du Bayou)
* Clifton Chenier – Banana Man – Louisiana Blues And Zydeco (1965) – Bogalusa, Louisiana, USA – Chenier’s first album.
* Blackberry Wood – Johnny Was a Race-Car Driver – AccNoir-2008-05-02, with Blackberry Wood! (2008)
* Aldo Granato – De La Nuit – La Noche (2006) – Belgium
* Rupa & The April Fishes – Les Abeilles – eXtraOrdinary Rendition (2006) – San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA – with Isabell Douglass, acc.
* Beyond The Pale – Are Two – Postcards (2009) – Toronto, Ontario, Canada –

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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