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Hometown Brew playlist 9 Nov 12

Hatsune Miku (Fujita Saki via VOCALOID) – Ievan Polka

Gyorgy Cziffra – Tritsch -Tratsch Polka (by Johann Strauss)

Weird Al Yankovic – Weird Al’s Alternative Polka Polkarama

They Might Be Giants – The Famous Polka
                                    – See the Constellation / Apollo 18

The Firesign Theater’s Nick Danger (TFTND) The Case of the Missing Shoe – Episode One

The Toons – The Punk Polka

The Dreadnoughts – Polka Never Dies / Polka’s Not Dead

Gogol Bordello – Start Wearing Purple / Gypsy Punks: Underdog World Strike

Metropolitan Klezmer – C minor Bulgar and Ken O’Hara Freylehks

Frankie Yankovic – Who Stole the Kishka

Roman Possedi – In Heaven There Is No Beer (live)

Richard Maloof – Clarinet Polka

TFTND – Episode Two

Zydeco Force – B Flat

Guy Klueeusek – The Grass it is Blue (Ain’t Nothing But a Polka)

Loituma – Ievan (Ieva’s) Polka (live)

Debra Karpel and Metropolitan Klezmer – Russian Sher

Jim Guttman – And the Angels Sing

Herman Engelhertinck undt siene Egerlander Musikanten – Barische Polka

Die Twinnies – Bayernmadels

Bill Cosby – Fernet Branca

Jimmy Sterr – Polish Polka Medley

TFTND – Episode Three

Leonicon Yermankov – Dance Chastushki’s

TFTND – Episode Four

Chiara – Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini

TFTND – Episode Five

In fond memory of the late Alice Machesney. We miss you!