Monthly Archives: May 2015

  1. Polka Monday, Vol. 21: Larry Chesky, “I Really Want to Play In Your Band”

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    May 25, 2015 by billysparrow

    “So if you want to push back the furniture, roll up the rug, and dance to some of this polka …
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  2. It Was Weird, and It Was Wonderful: A Farewell to David Letterman

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    May 18, 2015 by billysparrow

    I do not remember when I first saw “Late Night with David Letterman,” but, as I do with “Saturday Night …
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  3. Polka Monday, Vol. 20: Paul Mitus and the Mountaineers, “My Mary Lou”

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    May 18, 2015 by billysparrow

    Another gem from a polka TV show, this time “The Frank Knight Polka Show.” A lot to take in here, …
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  4. Polka Monday, Vol. 19: Alice Lon, Rocky Rockwell, and the Lawrence Welk Orchestra, “Town and Country Polka”

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    May 11, 2015 by billysparrow

    Yes, I will stop every time I’m flipping channels and see that “The Lawrence Welk Show” is on. Do you …
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  5. At 25: “Short Time”

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    May 4, 2015 by billysparrow

    Short Time Released: May 4, 1990 Starring: Dabney Coleman, Matt Frewer, Teri Garr, Barry Corbin As I’ve mentioned before (or …
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  6. Polka Monday, Vol. 18: Die Kaiserlich B√∂hmischen, “Liechtensteiner Polka”

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    May 4, 2015 by billysparrow

    I don’t understand why there can’t be a cable channel that just shows musical performances from German TV shows. I …
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