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Texas Gets The Accordion Bug And Never Looks Back

Here in Texas – we have a blending of several worlds of accordion music. There is the traditional German – Czech – Polish – then there is the Zydeco – Cajun and – with more radio air time than the prior put together is the Conjunto – Norteno- Tejano – or commonly called Mexican Music!

Texas Gets The Accordion Bug And Never Looks Back

A cute article about the immigration of the accordion to Texas.

http://www.npr.org/2011/06/03/136891051/texas-gets-the-accordion-bug-and-never-looks-back

BUT when you listen to the Mexican Music – it is primarily ACCORDION driven – and is Polkas, Waltzes, and Schottishes (Scotis)! Just like it’s German counterparts.

Accordion Driven Mexican Music

Please visit this link for a quick listen to how this all happen here in Texas!

http://tpr.org/post/how-mexico-learned-polka

 

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