AccNoir-2008-07-04, What is an Accordion Show supposed to sound like?

Posted on 4 July, 2008 - 14:39 byBruce Triggs

Accordion Noir: Playlist: July 4th, 2008

This episodes "cover" is Toni Charuhas' book "The Accordion."
Artist -- Song – Album (date) – Origin – Label/Contact info:

Angelo Di Pippo -- Polka Medley (the Hellena Polka, Clarinet Polka) -- Accordion Party (1992) – Garden City, New York, USA –
Bruce reading from Toni Charuhas' "The Accordion" – (If anybody knows how to contact Toni, we'd love to interview her.)
Saul Berson Quartet – Middle Class Dance – Intricacy (2007) – Vancouver, BC, Canada –
Yeti - Bobby - Tapisserie (2007) – France/Netherlands –
Flipron - Curtains - Fancy Blues and Rustique Novelties: Thirty Nine Minutes In The Merciless Hands Of Flipron (2004) – Glastonbury, UK –
Gordon Fleming – The Things We Did Last Summer – According to Gordie: 1948-1990 (2002) – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada -
Michael Occhipinti - Jolla - The Sicilian Jazz Project (2008) – Toronto, Ontario, Canada –
Amanda Jayne - Circo Volante - Swoon (2007) – Barcelona, Spain –
Tiger Lillies - Banging in the Nails (from Myspace) – The Brothel to the Cemetary (1996) –
Joey Only Outlaw Band (with Rowan on acc!) - Fire On Anarchist Mountain - Fire on Anarchist Mountain (2008) –


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