TITLE

Yankovic Remembered As King Of Polka

AUTHOR(S)
Bessman, Jim
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Billboard;11/07/98, Vol. 110 Issue 45, p99
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Eulogizes polka legend Frank Yankovic following his death at 83 on October 14, 1998. His role in bringing United States polka music to the mainstream with hits like `Just Because' and `The Blue Skirt Waltz; Use of the piano accordion in evolving the Cleveland/Slovenian polka style; Recordings; Biographical history; Other comments.
ACCESSION #
1253102

 

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