The Music and the Movies: Episode 16: Accordion

May 11th, 2022 by Robert Horton

Join us for a celebration of that unfairly maligned instrument, the accordion, as we trace its use in movie soundtracks. Aspiring Polka King Robert Horton leads us through examples of accordion contributions to zydeco and French bal-musette soundtracks, surrealist escapades, and films by Werner Herzog and the Beatles. Let us make the squeezebox hip again!