AccNoir-2011-07-06, All thanks to the Gramaphones?

Posted on 14 August, 2011 - 20:04 byBruce Triggs

AccNoir-2011-07-06, All thanks to the Gramaphones?

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* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* BU☆LI – Let's Go Zundoko!! – Grand Parade ep. (2003) – Sapporo City, Japan –
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (medium version, 1:47) – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show! More,
* Marah – Angels On A Passing Train – Angels of Destruction! (2008) – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / Brooklyn, New York, USA –
* Raghu Lokanathan – Sick Boy – Blue Girl (0) – Victoria, BC, Canada –
* Mario Perri (Perry) – Susan ; The Japanese Sandman; Avalon – The Virtual Gramophone, (1921) – Montreal, QC, Canada –|mario|+AND+|perry|&spi=-&rp=1&v=1
* The Missouri Mountaineers, Jack Shook (leader), Mac McGar, fiddle – Tennessee Wagoner – Blue Ridge Institute & Museum of Ferrum College (194) – Possibly recorded from WDBJ Roanoke Country Radio, Virginia, USA – ÿflw
* Luiz Gonzaga – Baiao [Brazil] – Accordions Of The World (1997) – – stigma
* Spiro – Shaft – Lightbox (2011) – United Kingdom –
* Paperboys – Come Tella Me – Late as Usual (1995) – Vancouver, BC, Canada –
* KTU (Kimmo Pohjonen, Trey Gunn, Pat Mastelotto) – Quiver – Quiver (2009) – UK? USA, Finland –
* Frank Marocco – Oblivion – Appassionato (2003) – Hollywood, California, USA –
* Louise Massey & the Westerners – Mary Had a Little Lamb – Ridin' High 1933-1941 (0) – Midland, Texas, USA – Featured on the WLS National Barn Dance
* Once – Nell's Song – The Once (2009) – Newfoundland, Canada –
* Fonseka – Kapirigna [Sri Lanka] – Accordions Of The World (1997) – – stigma
* Maans, Kalaniemi, Varis – Herr Peder – I Ramunders Fotspar (2000) – Finland –
* Stupid – No One – Stupid (2003) – Brooklyn, New York (USA) –

Tonight's cover illustration is: A lovely Hohner ad – don't try this dance-step at home. From the Western New York Accordion Club's nice site:

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