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"Czech Melody Time" broadcasts.
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July/August 2000
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1.  I Love to Dance - Polka
Joe Patek Orchestra - Shiner, Texas
TNT 45 rpm, early 1950's

2.  Muziky Muziky (Music, Music You Must Play Pretty) - Waltz
Bacova Ceska Kapela (Baca's Czech Band) - Fayetteville, Texas
from the album "Baca's First Recordings", original recording probably late 1920's

3.  In the Woods - Waltz
Ray Baca Orch. - Fayetteville, Texas
from the album "From the Heart of Bluebonnet Country", 1960's

4.  Juliada - Polka
Gil Baca's Orch. - Fayetteville, Texas
from the album "Baca's Style Music" (FB 1202), 1970's


5.  Play Me a Polka - Polka
Bill Mraz Orch. - Houston, Texas
from the album "Swing & Sway the Oompah Way" (Mraz 506)

6.  Happy Joe - Waltz
Henry Brosch
45 rpm

7.  Little Vagabond - Waltz
Harry Czarnek Orch. - Houston, Texas
from the album "White Horse", 1999

DANNY ZAPLETAL - TPT., VOCALS; TIM COX - TPT., VOCALS;
ALAN CZARNEK - TENOR SAX, CLAR; DAVE CZARNEK - TENOR & ALTO SAX, CLAR.;
HARRY CZARNEK - ACC.; MELFORD HAAG - PIANO
EDDIE MILLER - TUBA; BRANCH LUETGE - TUBA; GENE PATALIK - DRUMS

8.  Nano Nano - Polka
The Travelers - Columbus, Texas
from the album "The Travelers"
JOHNNIE VOLDAN - TPT., JAMES VOLDAN - TPT., TROMBOME;
DWAYNE WAVRA - SAX, CLAR., TROMBONE;  BOB WALLA - SAX, CLAR.;
DONNIE WAVRA - SAX, CLAR., TPT.; WEINARD GROHMNN - ACC.
GEORGE KOUDELKA - DRUMS; BILL HOLT - BASS


9.  Deer/Dreamland - Waltz
Henry Tannenberger  & His Orch. - Houston, Texas
from the album
"On the Porch", 1986
HENRY TANNENBERGER - ACC.; GARY HENNEKE - ALTO SAX, TENOR SAX, CLAR.
SIDNEY SOUKUP - ALTO SAX, TENOR SAX, CLAR.; CARL BAILUS - TPT;
JOHNNIE VOLDAN - TPT.; GENE LICHNOVSKY - PIANO;
NORMAN BARNES - BASS HORN; GARY KUNKEL - DRUMS

10.  Anicka (Annie's) - Polka
Donnie Wavra Orch. - Columbus, Texas
from the album "25 Years", 1997
DONALD CERNOSEK - CORNET; WOLF KAYSER - ACC., TPT., VOCALS;
DANIEL KURTZ - DRUMS; DUANE WAVRA - TROMB., SAX, CLAR., TPT., VOCALS;
MIKE GEST - TUBA, BASS GUITAR, VOCALS; DONNIE WAVRA - SAX, CLAR., TPT., VOCALS
RECORDED LIVE AT WEIMAR PICNIC 4/27/97

11.  My Darling - Waltz
Rudy Kurtz Orch.

12.  Wooden Heart - Polka
Bay City Dutchmen - Bay City, Texas
from the album
"A Night With the Bay City Dutchmen", 1970's

13.  Little Goose - Polka
Jimmy Brosch - Houston, Texas
45 rpm

14.  Headache - Waltz
Lee Roy Matocha - Fayetteville, Texas
from the album "50 Years of Accordion Music", 1997
LEE ROY MATOCHA - ACC., VOCALS; JANICE MAREK - ELEC. PIANO, VOCALS;
DONALD KLESSEL - DRUMS, VOCALS; MIKE MAREK - TUBA, ELEC. BASS, BUTTON ACC.;
JIMMY HEINSOHN - TPT., FLUGELHORN, ELEC. BASS, STEEL GUITAR
NOAH LEE - CLARINET, ALTO SAX, TENOR SAX

15.  Flying Martin - Waltz
Jodie Mikula Orchestra - Ennis, Texas
from the album "Jodie Mikula Orch. Plays Bandmaster Polka and Flying Martin Waltz", 1976

16.  Eyes of Blue - Polka
Jodie Mikula Orchestra - Ennis, Texas
from the album "The Klobase Polka". 1993
FRANK KUBENA - TUBA, ELEC. BASS, TPT., ALTO SAX, CLAR., VOCALS
NICK MIKULA - CORNET, ALTO SAX, ALTO HORN, ELEC. GUITAR, VOCALS
KEN MIKULA - CORNET, TENOR SAX, TENOR HORN, CLAR., VOCALS
CHARLIE PATAK - BUTTON ACC., TPT., TENOR SAX, ELEC. GUITAR, VOCALS
PAT ZAPLETAL - PIANO; ANDY MIKULA - PERCUSSION

17.  Our Mike - Polka
The Dancehall Boys - austin, Texas
from the album "Live, Volume 1", 1997

John Ondrusek - Accordion, vocals; Dennis Svatek - Lead Trumpet
Danny Gerik - Trumpet; George Pavelka - Tuba; Doug Mican - Drums, vocals


18.  Rose Garden - Waltz
Litt'l Fishermen - New Braunfels, Texas
from the album
"Best of the 4th Annual New Braunfels Polka Fest", 1999

19.  Ein Fest Der Musik - Polka
Swingin Dutchmen - New Braunfels, Texas
from the album
"Lustig Ist Das Leben"
DENNIS KIEHLER - ACC., TPT., VOCALS; TODD MEIER - TPT.;
DEREK KOEHLER - TPT., VOCALS; RONNIE IBROM - CLAR., ALTO SAX;
RUSS WITTRUP - CLAR., ALTO SAX, GUITAR, VOCALS
BILL BOWLES - TENOR HORN; MOSES BOWLES - TUBA;
STEVE BLAND - DRUMS; DIANA KOEHLER - VOCALS

20.  Wayside - Waltz
Cloverleaf Orch. - New Braunfels, Texas
from the album
"Fun Fest"

21.  Fly Me to My Homeland - Waltz
Hi-Toppers - New Braunfels, Texas
from the album
"Polkas & Waltzes" (Guide 1008)

22.  Owl - Polka
East Bernard Czech Singers - East Bernard, Texas
from the CD "Our Best to You"
YVONNE KRENEK; MARTHA VIKTORIN; MARGIE VACEK; BIRDIE HLAVINKA;
MARTHAN JANIK; GEORGIE LOSACK; MARGE HLAVINKA
MUSICIANS: JOHN DUJKA; MARK DUJKA; ROD MATHEWS; WILLIE STRIEDER; SCOTT WALZEL

23.  If I Were a Bird - Polka
Vrazel's Polka Band - Buckholts, Texas
from the album "Dancing Time" (Austin Custon Records)

24.  Looking for My Sweetheart - Waltz
HOT (Heart Of Texas) Czechs - Round Rock, Texas
from the album "Goin' Bankin", 1981

25.  No Beer on Sunday - Polka
Edna Polka Boys - Edna/El Campo, Texas
from the album "Lisa Polka", 1980

26.  Dream - Waltz
Pavelka Orch. - Corpus Christi, Texas
from the album "Pavelka's New Sound", 1977


27.  Majek's Theme Song (Youth and Pleasure) - Polka
Leo Majek Orch. - Corpus Christi, Texas
from the Majek's first album (can't think of title at the moment - check back)

28.  Chappel Hill Special - Waltz
Brian Marshall - Houston, Texas
from the album
"Texas Polish Traditions"
BRIAN MARSHALL - FIDDLE, VOCALS,BUTTON ACC.; DENNIS BIELAMOWICZ - GUITAR
MARK RUBIN - BOWED BASS; FAUSTYN LANGOWSKI - CLAR., SAX;
CHUCK BOLIN - PERCUSSION; MARK HALATA - ACCORDION;
PHILIP BERGER - RHY. GUITAR

29.  America - Polka
The Dancehall Boys - Austin, Texas
from the CD "An Evening in Dubina", 1998

John Ondrusek - Accordion; Dennis Svatek - Lead Trumpet; Danny Gerik - Trumpet
Dave Bedrich - Trumpet; Thomas Durnin - Bass Guitar; Joe Morris - Drums

30.  America - Polka
Joe Patek Orchestra - Shiner, Texas
TNT 45 rpm, mid 1950's

31.  Beautiful America - Waltz
Lee Ilse Orch. - Plum, Texas
45 rpm, late 1950's


32.  I Never Felt So Blue
Adolph Hofner - San Antonio, Texas
from the album "South Texas Swing", 1940's (not available on CD version)

33.  At the Spring - Waltz
Adolph Hofner
Columbia 78 rpm, 1942

34.  Shiner Song - Polka
Adolph Hofner
from the album "South Texas Swing"