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Encyclopedia > Jimmy Sturr

Jimmy Sturr is a polka musician and leader of Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra. His recordings have won 16 out of 22 Grammy Awards given for Best Polka Album. His orchestra is on the Top Ten List of the All-Time Grammy Awards, and has acquired more Grammy nominations than anyone in the history of musical polka awards. His band is arguably the most popular polka band. Jimmy Sturr's band has been voted the #1 polka band in America, and have their own TV show on the RFD-TV network, a network devoted to rural America. Street musicians in Prague playing a polka Polka is a type of dance, and also a genre of dance music. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Grammy Award for Best Polka Album was first awarded in 1986. ...

When they are on a trip, the band rides in Jimmy’s forty-five foot customized tour bus. On their travels, they have been to the most prestigious venues in the world, including seven sold out concerts at Carnegie Hall and four sold out concerts at Lincoln Center in New York City and a sold out concert at the Palace of Culture in Warsaw, Poland. The band has also played at many famous casinos. Carnegie Hall is a concert venue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City located at 881 Seventh Avenue, occupying the east stretch of Seventh Avenue between West 56th Street and West 57th Street. ... The Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center. ... Palace of Culture was the name for major club-houses in the former Soviet Union. ... Warsaw (Polish: Warszawa, see also other names, in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto Stołeczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. ...

Today, Jimmy Sturr lives in the house he grew up in, with his parents, in the upstate town of Florida, New York. The band usually attracts crowds of loyal fans wherever their travels take them. He hosts a syndicated radio show that airs on stations around the country, including AM 1110 WTBQ in his hometown of Florida, NY, the station he once owned. Florida is a village located in Orange County, New York. ...


  • Polka in Paradise with Bobby Vinton (2007 Grammy)
  • The Greatest Hits of Polka
  • Shake, Rattle and Polka! (2006 Grammy)
  • Let's Polka 'Round (2004 Grammy)
  • Top of the World (2003 Grammy)
  • Gone Polka (2002 Grammy) with Willie Nelson and Brenda Lee
  • Touched By a Polka with Mel Tillis (2001 Grammy)
  • Prime Time Polka
  • Life's a Polka
  • 83 Giant Polka Hits
  • Dance with Me with Oak Ridge Boys and Flaco Jiménez (1999 Grammy)
  • Polkapalooza
  • Living on Polka Time (1998 Grammy) with Bill Anderson and Flaco Jiménez
  • Polka! All Night Long (1997 Grammy) with Willie Nelson
  • I Love to Polka (1996 Grammy)
  • Polka Your Troubles Away
  • Pure Polka
  • Polka Favorites
  • Saturday Night Polka
  • Clarinet/Accordion Magic
  • Sturr It Up
  • Live At Gilley's (1992 Grammy)
  • Polka Time at Your House (1991 Grammy)
  • Fiddles On Fire
  • Trip To Poland
  • Pure Country
  • All In My Love For You (1990 Grammy)
  • Born To Polka (1989 Grammy)
  • A Polka Just For Me (1988 Grammy)
  • I Remember Warsaw (1987 Grammy)
  • 1st Class Polka's
  • Hooked on Polkas
  • On Tour
  • All American Polkafest
  • Polka Fever
  • A Jimmy Sturr Christmas
  • Polka Christmas
  • Old Fashioned Christmas
  • Christmas In My Hometown

Bobby Vinton Bobby Vinton (born April 16, 1935) is an American pop music singer. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Brenda Lee (born December 11, 1944) is an American pop singer, who was immensely popular during the 1950s and 1960s. ... Lonnie Melvin Tillis (born August 8th, 1932 in Tampa, Florida) is a country music singer/songwriter, and actor. ... The Oak Ridge Boys are one of the best-known country and gospel bands in United States. ... Flaco Jimenez Flaco Jiménez (born March 11, 1939) is a Tejano musician from San Antonio, Texas. ... James William Anderson III (born November 1, 1937 in Columbia, South Carolina) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ... Flaco Jimenez Flaco Jiménez (born March 11, 1939) is a Tejano musician from San Antonio, Texas. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...

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Biography of JIMMY STURR AND HIS ORCHESTRA (761 words)
Sturr is the fellow in front of the orchestra.
Today, JIMMY STURR lives in the house he grew up in, his office is across the street from the high school he attended in the upstate village of Florida, New York with a population of 1,800.
Among his many accolades, and something Jimmy is very proud of, is his selection by The Valley Forge Military Academy as “Man of the Year”, he was honored with a full-dress parade in front of the Corp of Cadets at VFMA.
RFD-TV - Rural America's Most Important Network (768 words)
Jimmy Sturr and his orchestra have over 106 recordings, many of which have been recognized and rewarded throughout the very competitive music industry.
The fact that Jimmy Sturr and his orchestra are on the top ten list of the all-time Grammy Awards winners, with thirteen awards to their credit, and have received more consecutive Grammy nominations that anyone in the history of these musical awards, has made the music industry sit up and take notice.
Today, Jimmy lives in the house where he grew up, and his office is across the street from the high school he attended in the upstate village of Florida, NY with a population of 1,800.
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