Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Fun Facts

Did you know that June is National Accordion Awareness Month?

Click here to learn all about accordions on Wikipedia.
Some highlights:
-Accordions were invented in Berlin in 1822.
-Approximately 2.5 million Americans play the accordion.
-Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam, Garth Hudson of The Band, Billy Joel, Pete Townsend of The Who, Rick Wright of Pink Floyd, and Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones all play accordion.

Paste Magazine claims that the accordion is making a comeback in the independent music scene.

Click Here for their “Ultimate Accordion Play List.”