AccNoir-2011-03-30, Accordion Fools Day

Posted on 1 April, 2011 - 22:46 byBruce Triggs

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 – 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 – www.myspace.com/mathiaskom

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

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