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Those Darn Accordions are an American rock accordion band from San Francisco, California. The band is comprised of frontman Paul Rogers on accordion, Susie Davis on accordion, Suzanne Garramonne on accordion, Bill Schwartz on drums and Lewis Wallace on bass guitar. The band is set apart from other accordion based bands by their use of guitar effects pedals. Those Darn Accordions was formed in 1989 by Big Lou as a one night only affair and at one time featuring twelve accordionists. The band continues to tour across the United States. Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... A button accordion An accordion is a musical instrument of the handheld bellows-driven free reed aerophone family, sometimes referred to as squeezeboxes. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The City by the Bay; The City That Knows How; Golden Mountain (historic Chinese name) Location Location of the City and County of San Francisco, California Coordinates , Government City-County San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom Geographical characteristics Area     City 600. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... For other kinds of drums, see drum (disambiguation). ... Martin EB18 Bass Guitar in flight case The electric bass guitar (also called electric bass or simply bass) is an electrically amplified plucked string instrument. ...

Notable appearances include The Drew Carey Show, Donny & Marie, Penn & Teller's Sin City Spectacular, The Jim J. and Tammy Faye Show, MTV's 6th Annual Rock n Jock Softball Challenge, and the South by Southwest festival. The band has also performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Candlestick Park and Wrigley Field, and has performed with "Weird Al" Yankovic. The Drew Carey Show was a popular American sitcom starring Drew Carey, set in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Donny & Marie was a variety show which aired on ABC from January 1976 to May 1979. ... Penn & Tellers Sin City Spectacular was an off-beat variety show hosted by Penn and Teller. ... South by Southwest (SXSW, Inc. ... Nicholson took the copy Key gave him to a printer, where it was published as a broadside on 17 September 1814 under the title Defence of Fort McHenry, with a note explaining the circumstances of its writing. ... Monster Park (colloquially, The Stick or Candlestick, after its original name of Candlestick Park) is an outdoor sports and entertainment stadium located in San Francisco, California. ... It has been suggested that Eamus catuli be merged into this article or section. ... Alfred Matthew Weird Al Yankovic (born October 23, 1959) is an American musician best known for his parodies of contemporary radio hits throughout the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. ...


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