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FRANKIE YANKOVIC

1915 - 1998

 

 

Slovenian-Style Polkas

Cleveland-Style Polkas

America’s Polka King

 

 

BLUE SKIRT WALTZ

 

I wondered alone one night.
Till I heard an orchestra play
I met you when lights were bright
And people were carefree and gay
I was the beautiful lady in blue
I was in heaven just dancing with you
You filled me with strange delight
And softly you strolled away
 

 

GRAMMY

WINNER

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Frank Yankovic was the first polka artist to score a million selling single in 1948 (Just Because.) He was the first to win a Grammy for Best Polka Album when the category was created in 1985. Yankovic modernized the folk music of Central and Eastern Europe for American audiences. Frank isn't related to Weird Al Yankovic.
 

 

 

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