A Little Accordion Music Never Hurt Anybody

John Hammond Blues BandInvented in the early 19th century, the accordion plays an important part of musical traditions around the world from Mexican NorteƱo music and 1950s chanson singing to tango, polka and Zydeco. In refutation of the famous saying, “A gentleman is a man who can play the accordion… and doesn’t” we’d like to present a few items from the archive:

— Alexis

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5 Responses to A Little Accordion Music Never Hurt Anybody

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  2. Claude says:

    You forgot to quote this great composition :
    http://www.archive.org/details/HussongOM10

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  5. As an accordion player I really enjoyed this site particularly the performances featured here. It appears that we accordion players become fewer in numbers as the years pass so your site is that much more appreciated. Thanks for posting and thanks for allowing me to comment

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