AccNoir–2011-05-25, Rowan Returns from Amsterdam, and Petar Ralchev from Bulgaria too.

Posted on 26 June, 2011 - 11:30 byBruce Triggs

AccNoir–2011-05-25, Rowan Returns from Amsterdam, and Petar Ralchev from Bulgaria too.

(Catching up on older shows, with outdated events!)

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Johnny Meijer – St' James Infirmary – The Swinging Accordion Of Johnny Meijer. [Disc 1] – The Netherlands
* Dutchmaster – Lover's Polka – Play Me a Polka - Tex-Czech Polkas (1994) – –
* Dwayne Verheyden – La Feria De Las Flores – Unknown Album
* Totty Wallèns Cowboygäng sång: Wille Wallèn – Sioux City Sue, Cowboy Swing – 78 rpm Musica A 3134 (M 3155) cowboyswing (1950) – Sweden –
* Geoff Berner (and the Terror of Tiny Town) – Standard Fallout Waltz – 'Cause I'm Worth It (1997) – Vancouver, BC, Canada –
* Marquiswing Quartet – Autumn Leaves – Rowan's Bootleg, Paris.
* Peter Ralchev – Peter Ralchev Interview (part 1) – Peter Ralchev Interview (2011)
* Petar Ralchev, accordion & Jasen Atanasov, bassoon – Bulgarian folklore music – Folklore Seminar in Gabrovo, Bulgaria July 2007 (2007) – Bulgaria –
* The New Pornographers – The Spirit Of Giving – Challengers (2007) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – A.C. Newman, Bass Melodion, but this one has real accordion.
* Marquiswing Quartet – The Girl From Ipanima – Rowan's Bootleg, Paris
* Cuckoo March – Machine Museum – Rowan's Bootleg
* Johnny Meijer – Dark Town Struttersball – The Swinging Accordion Of Johnny Meijer [Disc 1] – The Netherlands

Tonight's cover illustration is: Pablo Picasso's - Accordeoniste Homme a chapeau
- 1911

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