Monthly Archives: March 2015

  1. Polka Monday, Vol. 13: Ray Budzilek and the Polka-Town Boys, “Rocking at Rochester”

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    March 30, 2015 by billysparrow

    More people should know about Ray Budzilek. Not only was he responsible for some of the finest, peppiest polka music …
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  2. Polka Monday, Vol. 12: Hauser’s Hotshots and the Polka Pounders, “Just Because”

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    March 23, 2015 by billysparrow

    One of my favorite polka numbers, with extra percussion (and lots of it) from the Polka Pounders.

  3. Polka Monday, Vol. 11: Marion Lush, “White Table Polka”

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    March 16, 2015 by billysparrow

    Polka music is full of great names, but it’s hard to beat Marion Lush. But he didn’t just coast on …
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  4. RIP Eugene Patton, aka Gene Gene the Dancing Machine

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    March 14, 2015 by billysparrow

    Some of my happiest summer memories involve sitting in front of a television. I don’t want to give the impression …
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  5. Polka Monday, Vol. 10: The Dujka Brothers, “Out Behind the Barn”

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    March 9, 2015 by billysparrow

    Because I still miss Little Jimmy Dickens, and I also want to remember Spider Wilson, who played for Little Jimmy …
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  6. Polka Monday, Vol. 9: The Shmenges, “Cabbage Rolls and Coffee”

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    March 2, 2015 by billysparrow

    I’m pretty sure Eugene Levy and John Candy can do no wrong in my eyes (remember, I don’t think “Speed …
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