Indiana Hoedown Field Recordings: Folk & Ethnic Artists
September 14, 1979. Maumee Valley Polka Band (Napoleon, Ohio) & The Barons (Detroit).
- square dance
September 15, 1979. The Imperials (Toledo, Ohio) & The Vandenberg Orchestra (Holland, Michigan).
Circa 1950. Elia Calcoff Orchestra (Fort Wayne) - 78s of Macedonian dance music recorded at a local radio station for St. Nicholas Macedonian Orthodox Church.
April 20 1980. The Kastorians (Fort Wayne) dance for St. Phillip of Macedon Greek Orthodox Church.
Central European Music
July 1980. Steve Duray (Fort Wayne) - concertina & piano accordion. Of Slovenian descent he plays German, Polish and Slovenian-style polkas. The first two pieces are on concertina.
- unnamed polka (from Casey "Fingers" Siewierski)
- unnamed oberek (Polish)
- Chicagoland Twirl (from Frankie Yankovich)
- unnamed oberek (major/minor)
- Slovenian Home Polka (Slovenian)
August 1980. Fritz Ehrhart (Monroeville) - button box accordion. Post-war German immigrant, Fritz leads an dance orchestra that plays regularly at the Fort Wayne Sport Club, a German club.
- Happy People Lšndler
- Flower Polka (old-style polka)
- In Heaven There Is No Beer
- Snow Waltz (Schnee Walzer)
- Edelweiss Waltz (not the one you think)
August 10, 1980. Obie & Ossie (St. Meinrad). Herb Obermeyer - fiddle, and Oscar "Butch" Kunkler - guitar & vocal. The latter was a member of Joe Altman's Spaasmachers in the 1960s.
- Der Lauterbach
- Du Leigst Mir Im Herzen
August 10, 1980. The Satkamp Family (Stendahl). Wayne Satkamp - fiddle & vocal, with wife Barbara - bass, children Charlie - electric mandolin, & Lisa - tambourine, & & father Hugo - drums.