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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