Polka Dogs – The Entertainers. Genre: Rock, Folk, World, & Country. The Entertainers (CD, Album). Aural Tradition Records, Vancouver Folk Music Festival Recordings. The Entertainers (Cass, Album, DOL).
The Entertainers by Polka Dogs, released 06 January 2016 1. Thirty Reasons 2. Join the Army 3. Slag Heap Love 4. Under the Pines 5. I Don't Want to Polka 6. Dutch Boys 7. Vai Ela Vai 8. Four Friends 9. Already Gone 10. Cheery Bye This album was recorded in August 1989 or 90 and released the following summer. It was recorded for broadcast on a CBC show called The Entertainers then commercially released on Festival Records. We had just finished a three week run in the Agriculture Pavilion at the Canadian National Exhibition.
The Entertainers - Thirty Reasons, Join the Army, Slag Heap Love and 10 more tracks from this album here for free. More albums by this artist. Count: 10. Views: 5. The Entertainers tracks. I Don't Want to Polka.
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The Polka Dogs are a boiling pan-cultural stew that bastes you, roasts you and serves you up well done. Please, Polka Dogs, can I have some more? Tom Allen CBC. Almost a quarter of a century ago I was knocked out (aesthetically) by a band. They were called The Polka Dogs and were from Toronto and had an unusual instrumentation- banjo, accordion, tuba, trombone and drums. They mixed up all kinds of music and the songs they sang were wonderful and strange narratives full of well crafted lines and great insights
The Polka is a dance that originated in Bohemia around 1830. Throughout the 19th century it became quite popular in both Europe and the United States. The tempo of the dance is moderately fast and is set in a duple meter of 2/4. During the late 19th century polkas were composed by a number of ballroom composers, including Johann Strauss, both the younger and elder.
|2||Join The Army|
|3||Slag Heap Love|
|4||Under The Pines|
|5||I Don't Want To Polka|
|7||Vai Ela Vai|
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
- Copyright (c) – Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
- Mixed At – CBC Studio 13, Montréal, Québec
- Accordion [Free Bass] – Tiina Kiik
- Banjo – John Millard
- Cover [Art] – Ambrose Pottie, Brenda Quinn
- Design – Suzuki
- Drums – Ambrose Pottie
- Edited By [Digital Editing] – Philip Coulter
- Executive Producer – Philip Coulter
- Mixed By – Alain Chénier (tracks: Alain Chenier)
- Mixed By [Digital Mixing] – Philip Coulter
- Producer – Bill Stunt
- Producer [Concert Co-Ordinating] – Aladin Jarrah
- Recorded By [Recording Technician] – Ray Folcik
- Technician [Digital Editing] – Doug Doctor, John McCarthy
- Trombone – Tom Walsh
- Tuba – Colin Couch
- Vocals – John Millard
- Written By [Lyrics] – John Millard (tracks: 1-9)
- Written By [Music] – John Millard
- Written-By [Lyrics] – Martha Ross
NotesRecorded live at Ear Bales Park, North York, Ontario for THE ENTERTAINERS 23 August, 1990
First Broadcast on THE ENTERTAINERS on CBC Stereo 10 February, 1991
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 7 70548 14012 3
|ATRC 401, none||Polka Dogs||The Entertainers (Cass, Album, DOL)||Aural Tradition Records, Vancouver Folk Music Festival Recordings||ATRC 401, none||Canada||1991|
|PAN 137CD||Polka Dogs||The Entertainers (CD, Album)||PAN Records||PAN 137CD||Netherlands||1992|