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Here you'll find MP3 versions of past
"Czech Melody Time" broadcasts.
Simply download the files and enjoy!

November 2000
Hosted by Dennis Svatek
Running time: 1 hour 30 minutes (or so...)

Part 1        Part 2
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I just ran out of space on my normal server. When you get to the Dropbox page you can choose to listen live to the show
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1. Klobase - Polka
Jodie Mikula Orch. - Ennis, Texas
from the album "Klobase Polka", early 1990's

Little Fishermen Orch. - New Braunfels, Texas
from the album "Little Fishermen", late 1960's

2. Two Eddies - Polka
3. Farmer's Wedding - Waltz
4. Tanta Anna - Polka
5. San Antonio Rose
6. Mountain Valley - Polka
7. St. Paul's Bullfrog - Waltz
8. Briza Zelena (Green Meadow) - Polka
9. Badger - Laendler
10. Laughing - Polka

11. Blue Skirt/Red Skirt - Waltz
The Dancehall Boys - Austin, Texas
from the album "Live, Volume 3", 1998
John Ondrusek - Accordion, Czech vocal; Dennis Svatek - Lead trumpet;
Danny Gerik - Trumpet, harmony vocal; Dave Bedrich - Trumpet;
Thomas Durnin - Double Bass; Joe Morris - Drums, English vocal

12. Clarinet - Polka
Hi-Toppers Orch. - New Braunfels, Texas
from the album "Polkas & Waltzes" (Guide 1008), 1960's

13. Arise My Darling - Polka
Romy Gosz Orch. - Manitowoc, WI
from the album "Radio Broadcasts, 1960-1963"

14. Arise My Darling - Polka
Pavelka Orch. - Corpus Christi, Texas
from the album "Pavelka's New Sound", 1977
Benny Pavelka - Trumpet, vocals, leader; Jerome Pavelka - Tenor sax;
Michael Pavelka - Guitar, vocals; Benji Pavelka - Bass guitar;
Kirby Park - Accordion, cordovox; Mark Rebecek - Drums

15. Blue Eyed Dolly - Waltz
Bill Mraz Orch. - Houston, Texas
from the album "Swing and Sway" (Mraz 507), mid 1960's

16. I Love to Dance - Polka
Al Grebnick & the Boys - Schuyler, Texas

17. Waltz Across Texas
Vrazel Polka Band - Buckholts, Texas
from the album "On the Road"  (VPB 112), 1970's

18. Shiner Song - Polka
Joe Patek Orch. - Shiner, Texas
Hummingbird 78 rpm, 1940's

19. Wild Goose - Waltz
Lee Roy Matocha Orch. - Fayetteville, Texas
fromthe album "50 Years of Accordion Music", 1997

20. My Angel - Polka
Harry Czarnek & the Texas Dutchmen - Houston, Texas
from the album
"By Request", 1994

21. Owl - Polka
The Bobby Jones Orch. - Wharton, Texas
Recorded live at Bill Mraz Ballroom, 12/22/84
Bobby Jones - Accordion
Dennis Svatek - Trumpet
Papa Joe Zetka - Trumpet
Joe Zetka, Jr. - Guitar
Teresa Zetka- Bass
Harvey Fajkus- Drums

22. Lonely Heart (Swiss Boy) - Waltz
The Leo Majek Orch. - Corpus Christi, Texas
from the album
"Happy Music for Happy People" (Majek 102), 1960's
Leo Majek, Jr. - Cordovox Accordion, manager; John Majek - Saxaphone, vocalist;
Charlie Majek - Drums; Frank Majek - Trumpet, vocalist;  Joe Majek - Saxaphone;
Jerry Majek - Bass guitar, vocalist; Michael Majek - Trumpet, vocalist;
Randy Majek - Piano; Joseph Nemecek - Saxaphone 

23. Red Wing - Polka
Bay City Dutchmen - Bay City, Texas
from the album "Swing and Sway", 1970's

24. Schnitzelbank - Polka
Six Fat Dutchmen
from an RCA/Victor EP, 1957

25. Homecoming - Waltz
Old Timers - Nebraska

26. Hey Baba Reba- Polka
Brave Combo - Denton, Texas
from the album "Polkatharsis", 1987
Bubba Hernandez - Bass, vocals
Mitch Marine - Drums
Carl Finch - Guitar, accordion, vocals
Jeffrey Barnes - Woodwinds, vocals