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Polka time again with this episode where we listen to two records with performances by Ray Henry and His Orchestra from the Dana label: Dana 3008 featuring “Roller Derby Polka” and “Barrel of Fun Polka” and Dana 3056 featuring “Cheer Up” and “Rolly Polly Polka”. Also: A long rambling rant about Charlie Brown.

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Polkas and a little something different this week when we listen to Dana 717 featuring Stás Jaworski and the Milton Delugg Orchestra playing “Błysk, Bam, Alakazam” and “Ta Rzecz” and Dana 3107 featuring Joe Kurat and His Orchestra performing “Sunnyside Polka” and “My Pal”. Also: connections.

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Back from hiatus and featuring two more polka records, Dana 502 and 509, with “Oj Tadarum” and “Helicopter Polka” performed by Walt Dana and His Orchestra and “Carpathian Polka” and “Two Dancing Michels” performed by Ted Maksymowicz and His Orchestra. Also: late breaking book review.

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Another short episode this week. We listen to Dana 2054, featuring “My Fanny” and “Hop Scotch Polka” performed by Gene Wisniewski and His Harmony Bells Orchestra, and Dana 3062, featuring “Power House Polka” and “Cross Town Polka” performed by Ted Powers and His Orchestra. Also: Feelings. Again.

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Things are busy over here at The Talking Machine and so for the next for the next few weeks we’ll be doing something a little different. Shorter episodes, but with more music! This week we listen to two–that’s right, two–records: Dana 695 and Dana 3099.

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