Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Ernst Mosch Rarities!

It's September! Oktoberfest season is just a couple of weeks away!

Here's an Ernst Mosch documentary to get you in the mood.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Romy Gosz: Svestkova Alej, aka The Prune Song, aka We Left Our Wives at Home

Svestkova Alej is a Czech song that recalls fondly the days of eating plums with a sweetheart... "but you cheated on me, plums now have no value.  There have been english versions: "The Prune Song" or "We Left Our Wives At Home".

still performed in Czech land:

And finally, the great Elmer Scheid! Apparently in a closet at a Denny's in a mall somewhere...

Friday, May 5, 2017

Tex-Czech, Circling Pigeons

Have I posted this before? Can't hurt to post it again, what a great recording!

Mark Rubin has a worthy article on Tex-Czech music
Denis Svatek's most recent podcast has a great album by the Gil Baca Orchestra. Wise, wonderful, human music!

Monday, April 17, 2017

Josh Eidsor

Since I started looking for concertina music on YouTube a few years ago, I've been seeing Josh Eidsor. He's 19 or possibly 20 years old now -- and he's a very good concertina player! I hope he sticks with it!

A long radio show with Josh: https://soundcloud.com/kchk/live-musician-friday-12-30-16

Wednesday, April 12, 2017