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by AccordionUprising
Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: CBA keyboard variants.
Replies: 8
Views: 224

Re: CBA keyboard variants.

Thanks Paul, I didn't know about that Belgian B-System CBA. I've mentioned this before but the most unusual full-size button accordion I've seen was played by the iconic Serbian accordionist Radojka Živković. It looks like a very odd chromatic button accordion, but I'm told it was an older style may...
by AccordionUprising
Sat Sep 23, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: Adding another row to a CBA keyboard.
Replies: 7
Views: 335

Re: Adding another row to a CBA keyboard.

You are mad to even consider this.

(Or at least I would be.)
by AccordionUprising
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Did Rock 'n' Roll kill the accordion?
Replies: 24
Views: 1005

Re: Did Rock 'n' Roll kill the accordion?

losthobos wrote:
Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:11 pm
I'm now attempting to arrange Link Wray's rock n roll monster tone fest RUMBLE for the accordion....
I'd like to play that on Accordion Noir Radio if you get a recording.
by AccordionUprising
Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: The Pub
Topic: What do the wee symbols mean?
Replies: 7
Views: 361

Re: What do the wee symbols mean?

5 x Black lines in a circle 5 x Orange lines in a circle – (Sometimes 2 x sets of lines) A black flame in a circle A black dot at 1 o’clock An Orange paper clip I thought you were asking about the symbols on register switches, but I've never seen them so weird. https://accordionuprising.files.wordp...
by AccordionUprising
Sat Sep 16, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Never A Bad Colour.
Replies: 46
Views: 1301

Re: Never A Bad Colour.

I've always been enamoured with this little item: http://shop.accordionheaven.com/images/013.jpg Anybody who wants to buy me a glittery Chemnitzer for $800, my birthday is only, um, ten months away.... http://shop.accordionheaven.com/Chemnitzer-Concertina-1012.htm I have a huge pile of flashy accord...
by AccordionUprising
Sat Sep 16, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: Digital & Midi Accordions
Topic: Do We Need all those "Bells and Whistles"?
Replies: 34
Views: 1249

Re: Do We Need all those

Just purchased " kickincountryaccordion.com ". My roots are also with classic country of the 50S, 60s, 70s, 80s... Not sure what I am going to do with this domain? May become useful When I move to Phoenix in 2018! Tangent: Most of the country and western accordionists I've come across (150+) were f...
by AccordionUprising
Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Hurricane Irma and Floridian Accordionists
Replies: 5
Views: 267

Re: Hurricane Irma and Floridian Accordionists

I hope you and yours are ok Ed.

I saw a link for folks trying to help a bit:

MusiCares Announces Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts
https://www.grammy.com/musicares/news/m ... ef-efforts
by AccordionUprising
Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: The accordion in China
Replies: 13
Views: 515

Re: The accordion in China

Yes, I remember posting a link here about this thesis. ... If I'm not mistaken I saw another Chinese thesis about the piano accordion in China, I think it was in English. " I'd seen the "Untold Story" one by Yin Ye Kwan but am interested in any title/author or link if there was another paper on Chi...
by AccordionUprising
Thu Sep 07, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Can one play with a damaged accordion?
Replies: 14
Views: 510

Re: Can one play with a damaged accordion?

Not a serious or helpful response, but yes, you can play a damaged accordion, as demonstrated here by the Russian band Nervenklinik ("Mental Hospital"?) playing through the rough spots. One of my favourite accordion pictures ever! https://accordionuprising.files.wordpress.com/2017/09/nervenklinik_pl...
by AccordionUprising
Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:44 am
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Who remembers the Birdie Song?
Replies: 13
Views: 436

Re: Who remembers the Birdie Song?

I mentioned the Chicken Dance in a blog post about the history and influence of The Beer Barrel Polka. All Hail, “the Beer Barrel Polka!” (Accordion Uprising: APRIL 8, 2013) Speaking of inescapable repertoire, I assumed that an accordion-themed musical greeting-card I received would play the Beer Ba...