Monthly Archives: August 2015

  1. Polka Monday, Vol. 35: The Associates, “Onions Polka”

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    August 31, 2015 by billysparrow

    In memory of the Bayway Polish Home in Elizabeth, NJ, which held its last dance about two years ago and …
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  2. Polka Monday, Vol. 34: “Pan” Franek, Zosia and the Polka Towners: “If You’re Gonna Play A Polka”

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    August 24, 2015 by billysparrow

    Well, I don’t know if you gotta have a fiddle in the band, but the twin fiddles sure work here.

  3. At 25: “My Blue Heaven”

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    August 17, 2015 by billysparrow

    My Blue Heaven Released: August 17, 1990 Starring: Steve Martin, Rick Moranis, Joan Cusack, William Hickey, Bill Irwin, Melanie Mayron, …
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  4. Polka Monday, Vol. 33: Ernie Coopman and the Stagemen, “Midsummer Polka”

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    August 17, 2015 by billysparrow

    Crank this one up with your air conditioning and marvel at the drummer’s economy of movement.

  5. Polka Monday, Vol. 32: Andre Rieu and Orchestra with Heino, “Rosamunde”

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    August 10, 2015 by billysparrow

    Get down with this version of the song that eventually became the “Beer Barrel Polka,” with the supremely captivating Heino …
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  6. Polka Monday, Vol. 31: Bud Hundenski and the Corsairs, “Harvard Avenue Polka”

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    August 2, 2015 by billysparrow

    A performance at the late Jolly Joe Timmler’s Grove in Pennsylvania from the excellent Bud Hundenski and the Corsairs. Hundenski …
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