Blue Skirt Waltz

God bless Reta. Don't know where all my original work went to, but here is just a bit of it. At that point, Yankovic and Mills turned to one of America's finest lyricists, Mitchell Parish of " Stardust" and "Sleighride" fame, who changed "red" to "blue" and created the story of the skirt with the more familiar hue.

If you want the full story of how The Blue Skirt Waltz came to be, then go here. Above excerpt taken from this site. Polka bands play LOTS of waltzes. Wednesday 27 May Thursday 28 May Friday 29 May Saturday 30 May Sunday 31 May Monday 1 June Tuesday 2 June Thursday 4 June Friday 5 June Saturday 6 June Sunday 7 June Monday 8 June Tuesday 9 June Monday 15 June Tuesday 16 June Wednesday 17 June Friday 19 June Saturday 20 June Sunday 21 June Monday 22 June Tuesday 23 June Wednesday 24 June Thursday 25 June Friday 26 June Saturday 27 June Sunday 28 June Monday 29 June Tuesday 30 June Wednesday 1 July Thursday 2 July Friday 3 July Saturday 4 July Sunday 5 July Monday 6 July Tuesday 7 July Wednesday 8 July Thursday 9 July Friday 10 July Saturday 11 July Sunday 12 July Monday 13 July Tuesday 14 July Wednesday 15 July Thursday 16 July Friday 17 July Saturday 18 July Sunday 19 July Monday 20 July Tuesday 21 July Wednesday 22 July Thursday 23 July Friday 24 July Saturday 25 July Yankovic hit the national scene when he earned two platinum singles for " Just Because " and " Blue Skirt Waltz " Parrish changed "red" to "blue".

Yankovic sold over 2. It was the second Cleveland-style song to sell over one million recordings. Columbia Records initially refused to record "Just Because", because other versions of the song had been around for years without much success; only allowing it when Yankovic said that he would buy the first 10, records.

He commuted from Cleveland to host each episode, which aired live. He won a Grammy Award in for his album 70 Years of Hits. He was the first winner in the Polka category. He performed with musical comedian and fellow accordionist "Weird Al" Yankovic , although the two are not related. Yankovic died on October 14, , in New Port Richey , Florida, from heart failure, at the age of He is buried in Cleveland's Calvary Cemetery.

At his peak, Yankovic traveled extensively and performed shows a year. He sold 30 million records during his lifetime.

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Frankie Yankovic (July 15, Davis, West Virginia - October 14, ) was a polka musician. Known as America's Polka King, he was the premier artist to play in the Slovenian style.

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  1. Blue Skirt Waltz Lyrics: I wondered alone one night / Till I heard an orchestra play / I met you when lights were bright / And people were carefree and gay / You were the beautiful lady in blue.
  2. Original lyrics of Blue Skirt Waltz song by Hank Thompson. Explain your version of song meaning, find more of Hank Thompson lyrics. Watch official video, print or download text in PDF. Comment and share your favourite lyrics.
  3. Blue Skirt Waltz lyrics and chords are intended for your personal use only, it's an excellent old waltz recorded by Hank Thompson and several others. It takes some practice, but it's well worth the effort. search engine by freefind: advanced: Type in an artist's name or song title in the space above for a quick search of Classic Country Music.
  4. The music to "Blue Skirt Waltz" originally an old Bohemian Tune. Frankie Yankovich revised the music slightly, and then had a lyricist work on words for a ne.
  5. Lyrics to 'Blue Skirt Waltz' by Hank Thompson. I wandered alone one night, till I heard and orchestra play I met you where lights were bright, and people were care-free and gay You were the beautiful lady in blue, I was in heaven just waltzing with you You thrilled me with strange delight, then softly you stole away Chorus: I dream of that night with you.
  6. Listen to Blue Skirt Waltz from Myron Floren's 24 Polka's Greatest Hits for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.
  7. The Emeralds - Blue Skirt Waltz Lyrics. I dream of that night with you Lady when first we met We danced in a world of blue How can my heart forget Blue were the skies and blue wer.
  8. Read about Blue Skirt Waltz from Hank Thompson's Hank Thompson & His Brazos Valley Boys #9 and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.

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