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Internet Video Jukebox 12 with Paul Walker

 

Alexander Prince (concertina) – Jackanapes Polka) a masterful performance on 78 rpm.(1915).

Gratefully received from from CW reader Steve Taggart:

(See last CW Tune Supplement).”Here called “Modern Times” but, as l understand it, that was the title of the 1936 Chaplin film, for the sound-track of which Charlie, an excellent musician and apparently taking inspiration from Puccini’s opera “Tosca”, had originally composed his song “Smile”. Also two performances of this song, both played by English-concertina-playing clowns, one for a circus audience, the other to a somewhat less-than-interested flock of ducks!” Continue reading

Internet Video Jukebox #5

Paul Walker

YOUTUBE is wonderful. At the click of a mouse, you can have front seat at an Irish session or be a guest of the Ngoqoko Cultural Group.
For Internet novices: Google YouTube; then type in the artiste’s name opposite the icon that looks like a magnifying glass.

Bootle Concertina Band Parade (16/08/08)-Loyalists in Liverpool

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Internet Video Jukebox #4

Paul Walker

YOUTUBE is an Aladdin’s cave. At the click of a mouse, you can take a trip round the world; also back to the world of b/w movies.

For Internet novices: Google   YouTube;  then type in the artiste’s name opposite the icon that looks like a magnifying glass.

A 20 min clip on the concertina in Bolivia – fascinating footage at  12 min of the ‘tina in a street carnival. (Thanks to Martin Henshaw)

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