Polka, zydeco, and "Lady of Spain": If this is your idea of the only genres wherein the accordion flourishes, prepare to be enlightened by the history of this robust instrument's odyssey across the American musical landscape and its dramatic rise, fall, and rise again in 20th century popular culture.
Contributor:Jacobson, Marion - Jacobson, Marion S.
Original Format:Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
videorecording | 1 videorecording: 57 min | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). June 21, 2006. (Date). This type of polka music and dance is called "Dutch hop" and is found in Nebraska, Colorado, and Wyoming. "Dutch" refers to its German origins. (Content). This performance is predominantly instrumental with some songs. (Content). Videorecording (Form).
Contributor:Library of Congress - River Boys Polka Band - Schmer, Robert - Beitz , David - Hergenreder , Jerry - Deines, Steve