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Re: Melodia Accordions

"Melodia" doesn't seem to be a copyrighted brand name - only a model name, and as a result can, has been, and most likely,will be used as a model name for imports from Europe and China. If a factory stamp or plate can't be found on the accordion, It could have been made by any one of 20+ I...
by JIM D.
Sun May 21, 2017 1:15 pm
 
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Melodia Accordions
Replies: 6
Views: 111

Re: MMMH

Any accordion with a set of four reeds sounding - MMMH - will reproduce the sound of someone strangling a cat in any octave played !! :lol:
by JIM D.
Sat May 20, 2017 10:26 pm
 
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: MMMH
Replies: 11
Views: 196

Re: Finally found an instrument NAD

Sam Ferri imported accordions from Morbidini in the 40's & 50's with his brand name ( mostly diamond). Very similar to the Crown badge accordions imported at the same period. All I've found in all models were of fine quality for the time.
by JIM D.
Sat May 20, 2017 10:19 pm
 
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Finally found an instrument NAD
Replies: 17
Views: 403

Re: The Music Game

"Wait Till The Sun Shines Nellie" -- Barbershop Quartet Polecat -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzGgjFmJW7U
by JIM D.
Sat May 20, 2017 10:03 pm
 
Forum: The Pub
Topic: The Music Game
Replies: 4688
Views: 125807

Re: Poll: How long have you been playing the accordion?

O.K. Maybe time to PM Knobby to update this Thread ?? Some of us here posted in the past, but and as you know "Tempus Fugit" . The old ??'s were of "less than 6 months" - and carry on to "more than 10 years". In the categories of us that exceed 10 years, I would include...
by JIM D.
Sat May 20, 2017 6:36 pm
 
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Poll: How long have you been playing the accordion?
Replies: 55
Views: 8429

Re: The Music Game

"Wait 'Till The Sun Shines Nellie" --- Buddy Hollie --- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_2sZTgYIKo
by JIM D.
Sat May 20, 2017 3:04 pm
 
Forum: The Pub
Topic: The Music Game
Replies: 4688
Views: 125807

Re: Poll: How long have you been playing the accordion?

Not to worry - just send a corrected answer. :tup:
by JIM D.
Sat May 20, 2017 1:51 am
 
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Poll: How long have you been playing the accordion?
Replies: 55
Views: 8429

Re: The Music Game

"Till The End Of Time" --- The Flamingos --- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e55HficIfvQ
by JIM D.
Sat May 20, 2017 1:47 am
 
Forum: The Pub
Topic: The Music Game
Replies: 4688
Views: 125807

Re: The Music Game

Next ???
by JIM D.
Fri May 19, 2017 11:26 pm
 
Forum: The Pub
Topic: The Music Game
Replies: 4688
Views: 125807

Re: Ending with closed bellows

I've been reading this post for a period of time now, only not to find a member that would refer to an apparatus found on accordions for the last century. It's called an "AIR BUTTON" and with proper use will enable any performer to instantly close the bellows at the end of a performance. F...
by JIM D.
Fri May 19, 2017 2:21 pm
 
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Ending with closed bellows
Replies: 29
Views: 487
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