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Posted: 9/25/2004 5:21:24 PM EDT
If you haven't, you're missing out. If you haven't learned how to dance to it, you're really missing out. I never thought I'd feel like this, but man, I'm telling ya', polka music is fun stuff!!!!


Link Posted: 9/25/2004 5:34:05 PM EDT
I played polkas for five years while acquiring a Mus.B. Playing Chick a dee dee polka each and every night to a bunch of drunken idiots is more than I could bear.
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 5:37:49 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/25/2004 5:41:36 PM EDT by 95thFoot]
Polka is to music as dancing is to architecture.
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 5:41:26 PM EDT
I never thought i'd like yodeling but it is the best

- BG
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 5:50:48 PM EDT
uh, no
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 5:54:16 PM EDT
LOL... Yep!!

Polka Party Express
Sunday 2:00-4:00PM
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 5:55:01 PM EDT
Only if you count Weird Al.
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 5:58:35 PM EDT
My favorite is the "Too Fat Polka"

Ohh I don't want her/you can have her
She's too fat for me/Heh!
She's too fat for me/Heh!
She's too fat for me
Ohh I don't want her/you can have her
She's too fat for me
She's too fat/she's too fat
She's too fat for me/Heh!!!!!!

Thank you, thank you, thank you...the boys in the band! (Shameless Lawrence Welk plug)
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 5:59:09 PM EDT
I dated a hot polish girl for a year or so. I went to a wedding with her - lots of good food and nice people but ugh! The non-stop accordians!

Link Posted: 9/25/2004 6:58:12 PM EDT
I grew up in Buffalo, NY. Polka's? Uh, yeah...I've heard a few!
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 6:59:16 PM EDT
Did I hear someone say CHICKEN DANCE???

Link Posted: 9/25/2004 7:21:50 PM EDT
Polka muzika bardzo dobry!
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 7:37:27 PM EDT
I learned to polka years ago, but I can't keep up with those old hardcore Germans and Poles during Octoberfest. 11 years ago we went to a place after our 5th high school aniversary, and I got dragged out on the dance floor. We almost got trampled!
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 8:09:36 PM EDT
There is this one band they are like Polka by modern Musicians. They are called Brave Combo,
they rock.
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 8:57:22 PM EDT
Only Wierd al , and Cybelvis.
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 9:00:17 PM EDT
I like polka.

Grew up listening to it at my Slovak grandparents house.
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 9:01:21 PM EDT
That part in the movie HOME ALONE in the airport with John Candy cracks me up.

Gus Bolinsky, Polka King of the Midwest.
Kinosha Kickers. His hits were "Polka, polka, polka", "Kiss me Polka."
Sold 620 copies
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 9:03:00 PM EDT
I grew up having to listen to polkas, waltzes, schottzes, etc.

my parents are of german heritage and thats all they ever listened to.
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 9:05:07 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/25/2004 9:30:51 PM EDT by eaglebite]
I hate polka! It's all you hear at block parties and other events here. There are still hundreds of first generation Germans and other Eastern/Central Europe folks in my town that love it.

ETA: Has anyone ever heard Mexican "country" music? It sounds exactly like polka!
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 9:29:28 PM EDT
I sometimes crank up some polka at the office for the purpose of irritating others, but I find myself enjoying it (not just because it irritates others, either). I believe it's genetic.
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 10:02:46 PM EDT
Nothing better than a small town celebration, a beer garden and Polka music

Link Posted: 9/25/2004 10:05:05 PM EDT
Its a nostalgia thing for me, yes I like it but dont listen to it much.
Link Posted: 9/26/2004 5:47:04 AM EDT
I lived in Milligan, Ne when I was in 5th grade. I played drums in the school band. It was a polka band.
Link Posted: 9/26/2004 5:52:28 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/26/2004 5:56:34 AM EDT
Only listened to it during school when they made us dance.

For that reason, I will never listen to it again
Link Posted: 9/26/2004 6:04:53 AM EDT
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