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Polka Disco

Enough said!

Possibly the two most hated words in music -- brought together for the first (and probably the last) time on this 1979 release from Jimmy Sturr and his orchestra. As if to add insult to injury, this record contains not one but two discs of the stuff -- 20 tracks in all. Maybe they recorded one track for every single person who wanted to see this album made.

Polka Disco
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Songs:

Beer Barrel Polka (Real Audio) Roll out the barrel, and we'll have a barrel of fun.

See Also: Do The Hustle, Disco Noel

Your Comments:

Jevacat (jevacat23@carolina.rr.com) says:
Jeeesssuuuss, what weird synchronicity, just a night ago amid a drunken orgy of beer swilling pot heads I offered up the idea of a Hitler Disco extravaganza. Just imagine all those swell medals, patches and arm bands freed from the constrictive grip of drab woolen browns and set to sparkle on a shimmering incandesently white polyester lesuire suit. The mere idea gives me chills. Of course our tenative title for the project is "Saturday Night Fuehrer", make sure to look for it in a theater near you. By the way, do you think Adolf too short to do "The Hustle"? What about the "Funky Chicken"? (06-17-2001)

The Lone Beatnik (cujoe76@yahoo.com) says:
Sounds like something from some cheesey hour-long show's finale from the 70s. Yeah, this sucks. Strangely enough, I have a friend who made a record called HITLER DISCO.. it's his speeches and sound clips to disco music (no, he's not a nazi.. he just has lots of time on his hands). (06-15-2001)

Scot P. Livingston (mcramahamasham@hotmail.com) says:
I used to be in a disco-polka band. But that's completely different. Go to http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Studios/3901/ (05-21-2001)

mister B (mrblumeany@hotmail.com) says:
Ha HAH! (06-02-2000)

robert says:
wanna' know something truly frightening? I LIKED THIS! (04-28-2000)

Sandy says:
Oh My Gawd! (02-26-2000)

TOM COSS (WA1LYT@AOL.COM) says:
POLKA DISCO IS A VERY GOOD IDEA. I THINK ITS THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS.IF YOU WANT TO KNOW WHY I THINK THIS WAY THEN PLEASE CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE, THE TOM COSS WEBSITE, TOMS PLACE 99 AND YOU WILL SEE WHY I THINK THIS WAY. MY WEBSITE ADDRESS IS : www.geocities.com/toms_place99 MY WEBSITE IS EVEN BETTER THAN POLKA DISCO IS.IF YOU DONT BELIEVE ME THEN CHECK IT OUT FOR YOURSELF AND LET ME KNOW JUST WHAT YOU THINK. I WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM ALL POLKA DISCO FANS OUT THERE IN COMPUTER LAND.I KNOW THERE ARE OTHERS WHO THINK THE WAY I DO. THANK YOU, FROM, TOM COSS , MERIDEN, CONNECTICUT 06450 THANKS AGAIN. (02-04-2000)

Eric Sweenor (rockpile2@geocities.com) says:
What, seriously? C'mon...really? I think Eddie Kish hit the nail on the head, loads of fun if you're stoned out of your gourd. (09-25-1999)

Eddie Kish (Insomniac1977@aol.com) says:
This site is GREAT! The disco polka ROCKS (if I'm tripping on some drugs, maybe.) Reminds me of my recent trip to the good will store... Should E-mail Frank about MP3's... (09-25-1999)

Vynyl Junkie (SASdj@Yahoo.com) says:
I'm beginning to notice a trend here. All of the record jackets on this Web Site that diplay a blurred photo of the band (and not always all of the members!) along with people dancing to whatever the band is playing posess records which should not be played unless: 1) You really hate your neighbors. 2) You are unsure of the condition of your stylus. 3) Your in-laws are wearing out their welcome 4) You need music to clean your "Disco Noel" record by 5) Disco Stu happens by during Oktoberfest (Simpsons fans rejoice!) or 6) You've bet a friend that there isn't any kind of music that was not set to a disco beat in the 70's and you're ready to collect your money. (Does anybody out there have a line on a "Disco Gregorian Chants" album? I've tried Enigma but it just ain't right without a wah-pedal! I still like a lot of the more obscure disco tracks (and even some of the stuff that's gettin' worn out) But "Disco Polka" is off the deep end of obscurity for me! When I want Polka-fied Pop tunes, gimme Wierd Al! (07-12-1999)

Megas says:
Ya know, Giant Steps works real well as a polka. (05-21-1999)

LC-Ludwiig (luisct@hotmail.com) says:
Polka - coke - disco Disco - ??? - polka. Any theories on the missing link? And what did the orchestra play in the place - polka og disco? I WANT A LIVE-SCENE WITH POLKA-DISCO IN MY CITY! (04-20-1999)

Mark (Rafter242@aol.com) says:
Anyone who wrote disparaging comments obviously didn't listen to the sound clip. IT ROCKS!!! (02-28-1999)

Michael says:
HA HA HA HA HAAAAaaaaaa!! (01-10-1999)

Agave says:
This is the most hilrious thing I've ever heard! I will never look at Oktoberfest the same way again! I love this page! (12-23-1998)

Sir Droopy Drawers says:
If Polka was played in the woods, would anyone hear it? I hope not, there will be alot of pissed-off bears!!! (11-12-1998)

tITUS gROAN says:
We've had polka foisted upon us one way or another. Mitch Miller was head of Columbia Records in the '50s, and he hated rock, even when RCA was making millions with Elvis. So Mitch tried to promote polka as an alternative, signing Frankie Yankovic (no kin to Weird Al; more's the pity) and other polka stars. It didn't fly. (He then created the "Sing Along with Mitch" albums, successful enough to inspire a TV show...this was intended to get families to sing creaky songs together and wean the teens away from rock. But Columbia canned Miller and replaced him with rock-loving Clive Davis. The first artist he signed was Bob Dylan. But I digress.) And what could be weirder than disco polka? Why, the Punk Polka! "Bad breath, underarms, terminal acne, nothing but death for me!" (09-23-1998)

eric m. u. says:
Great pop-culture reference to reese's by orange shag! also this site is Very AMUSING! most of those posting ignorant messages can't even spell, so disregard........this album makes me want to dream up two word titles of words that should never be side by side in english! lets see.. hillbilly marches? lawrencewelk sunsplash? have fun! (09-14-1998)

Magic (lesniakowski@mindspring.com) says:
As a disco-funk dancer/promoter on DJ Romeo Cologne's Booty Patrol in Atlanta nightclubs, I am frequently asked where I learned to get so funky. I explain that Polka was the first dancing I ever learned to do as a little kid in Pittsburgh because of my polish heritage (I even saw Jimmy Sturr a few times), and when I'm on stage getting funky, all I'm really doing is a very neo-polka. Polka will always be in my boogie shoes, even if I hated it as a kid. (06-30-1998)

Keshav Jhunjhunwala (kjhunjhunwala@hotmail.com) says:
Hi, please send me more info about your disc (06-13-1998)




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