1. Polka Monday, Vol. 52: Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra, “No Beer in Heaven”

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    December 28, 2015 by billysparrow

    For the last Polka Monday of  2015 (haven’t decided whether Polka Monday will return in 2016), I humbly present a …
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  2. The Top 40 of the Top 40 of the 1980s: 10-1

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    December 24, 2015 by billysparrow

    Here we are. The thinking is through. The last flip-flop has taken place. The list is set. It’s all over. …
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  3. Polka Monday, Vol. 51, Windy City Brass, “Merry Christmas Polka”

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    December 21, 2015 by billysparrow

    May Santa unload a sleighful of polkas under your Christmas tree.

  4. The Top 40 of the Top 40 of the 1980s, 20-11

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    December 17, 2015 by billysparrow

    So, here comes another 10. This batch probably had less last-minute jostling than the previous 20, but there was a …
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  5. Polka Monday, Vol. 50, Eddie Habat and Chris Kotsos, “This Must Be the Place”

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    December 14, 2015 by billysparrow

    A little ragtime-sounding polka for you this week. That’s Eddie Habat on accordion and the titular shout, in case, for …
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  6. The Top 40 of the Top 40 of the 1980s: 30-21

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    December 10, 2015 by billysparrow

    Well, you’ve had some time now to put your mind back together after it was completely blown by the first …
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  7. Polka Monday, Vol. 49, Stanky and His Pennsylvania Coal Miners Polka Band, “Who Likes Pierogi?”

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    December 7, 2015 by billysparrow

    Who doesn’t like pierogi? Jerks, that’s who.