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A video jukebox curated by Paul Walker

Internet Video Jukebox 22 with Paul Walker

INTERNET VIDEO JUKEBOX 22 Nov-19

        Curated by Paul Walker

Steve Taggart (concertina enthusiast extraordinaire) has unearthed lots of musical  goodies for us this month (enabling me to put my feet up!).

He writes:
“Paul, here’s a beautiful little waltz by Frederic Paris who, l believe, composed that other great tune “Le Canal en Octobre”: (Webmaster: Yes, indeed he did)




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Internet Video Jukebox 21 with Paul Walker

First, 2 links mentioned in the aricle on Matusewitch in this issue:

Gregory Matusewitch – Czardas by V. Monti [Provided to YouTube by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings]




Contralto Vera Smirnova sings a two-part Potpourri of Russian Songs / Popurri iz Russkich piesen / Попурри изъ Русскихъ пъсенъ in this recording made in New York in June of 1927. The excellent accordion accompanist is unfortunately unidentified. From the original 78rpm disk




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Internet Video Jukebox 20 with Paul Walker

The National Youth Folk Ensemble and Leveret at 1hour:03 (for 30 secs nothing happens). Thanks to Lois H. for digging out the link. Rob Harbron excels on English concertina.

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Internet Video Jukebox 19 with Paul Walker

The Vox Hunters “Golden Victory” Traditional ballad – this version was collected from Christina Henry in Providence in 1945 for the Helen Hartness Flanders Ballad Collection. Delightful Old Time from East coast USA.




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Internet Video Jukebox 18 with Paul Walker

First an exciting sneak preview of next spring’s planned tour on the Peterloo massacre. Featuring two concertina players and a melodeon squeezer (tho all are multi-instrumentalists). So plenty to interest CW readers:

Brian Peters – “Kersal Moor” Broadside ballad written in 1838 about the great Chartist meeting at Kersal Moor, Salford, set to a tune written by Brian. Live performance at the Bridge Folk Club, Newcastle, November 2018. The song features in ‘The Road to Peterloo’ concert performance featuring Brian Peters, Pete Coe and Laura Smyth.




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