Alexander Prince (concertina) – Jackanapes Polka) a masterful performance on 78 rpm.(1915).
Gratefully received from from CW readerSteve 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 →
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
YOUTUBE is an Aladdin’s cave. At the click of a mouse, you can dance at an Irish house party, be transported to South Africa or visit a Labor Day concertina jamboree in Wisconsin. And all on free WiFi. Continue reading →
More from the marvellous resource: YOUTUBE, by Paul Walker.
(For Internet novices: Google YouTube; then type in the artiste’s name opposite the icon that looks like a magnifying glass.) Continue reading →