Visit this page to stay up to date with the latest recordings in the Slovenian, Cleveland-Style Polka field.  We will list the recordings we are receiving and airing on our 24/7 show and some information about some digital downloads.  Some may be new to us, but not a latest release.  We will also give you information as to how to contact the bands or musicians so you can get your own copy from them.  If you have any CD's you would like played on the air, get in touch with us at slovenianmelodies@yahoo.com 




























































































































































































































































































































































































































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This page was last updated: September 9, 2021



RECEIVED:   NOVEMBER 27, 2017:  We are so happy to announce a new release from Frankie Spetich.  Joe Godina has put together 18 tunes that were on either 78 or 45 records and it sounds great!  These tunes help Frankie's legend live on five years after his death.  "Melodies from the Past" is available by emailing me at:  slovenianmelodies@yahoo.com or you can contact Joe through his website at:  www.spotlightintl.com
RECEIVED:  AUGUST 28, 2019:  John Hasper and Joe Godina have collaborated on a new CD that pays tribute to Al Meixner, who passed away in April.  "Remembering Al Meixner" is the name of the new recording and features many great tunes by Al, playing mostly the button box.  To get a copy, go to polkas.nl or call Joe Godina at 724-301-0121
RECEIVED: OCTOBER 16, 2019:  Fred Kuhar and Classic Records has done it again!  Another great Pecon/Trebar CD is available.  "In Charge" features live recordings of the Pecon band from 1965, 66, and 67.  The tunes on this recording are some of the classic Pecon songs and some others we haven't heard on Pecon recordings for a number of years.  To order yours, call Fred Kuhar at 440-944-4470 or 1-800-427-6552.  You need this CD in your collection.
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RECEIVED: DECEMBER 5, 2019: John Hasper and Joe Godina are two great promoters of the Cleveland-style polka.  They have teamed up with Canada's polka king, Walter Ostanek, to produce this new CD.  The 24 songs on this disc were all done by Walter on the button box.  To get your copy, go to www.polkas.nl.
RECEIVED: APRIL 27, 2020:  It is always great to get new polka music, but in the middle of this pandemic, receiving this new disc was even more exciting.  Ron Pivovar has produced a new recording, "The NABF All-Stars" that is an extension and reflection of the National Button Accordion Festival held each year (but not in 2020, due to the pandemic).  This CD includes some of the button box players who regularly attend and play at the festival, with a variety of side musicians featured.  To get your copy, call Ron at 724-588-3786 or email him at rpivovar@verizon.net
RECEIVED: MAY 26, 2020:   Fred Ziwich thought his 40th anniversary CD a few years back would be the last one he would ever produce, but the quarantine of 2020 has changed that.  We received his new disc, "Polkas for Social Distancing"and it is fantastic.  There are many different nationalities of polkas and waltzes amongst the 24 tunes.  To get your copy, call Fred at 440-734-2404 or email him at FredPolka@Yahoo.com
RECEIVED: JULY 17, 2020: A very talented musician by the name of Aaron Dussing has produced a new CD of 15 fantastic waltzes.  The waltzes are done in a variety of nationalities with some great instrumentals and some beautiful vocals.  To get your copy, email Aaron at adussing@yahoo.com
RECEIVED: JULY 23, 2020:  Steve Meisner has taken an LP from the 1970's, had Don Hunjadi re-master it, and "Autumn Leaves" is a new CD release from Steve.  This CD has 12 songs, originally on the LP, and one added, bonus tune.  To get your copy of this new CD, call Steve at 262-473-7184 or go to the link lower on this page to order from PolkaConnection.com  
RECEIVED: AUGUST 4, 2020: Nancy Seibert was busy during this quarantine and the results are a new CD, "Lucky Streak" of 19 tunes of different varieties.  It has been 10 years since Nancy's last recording project and this disc is worth the wait.  She has some great polkas and also premiere's the musical talents of her granddaughter on a Christmas tune.  To get your copy, call Nancy at 941-544-8513
RECEIVED: OCTOBER 7, 2020: The holidays are coming soon and Mike Schneider is getting us ready with his brand new Christmas CD, entitled "Christmas Kielbasa".  This 12 song recording has traditional holiday tunes and some originals of Mike's.  This is a great disc for the holidays in a year of chaos and uncertainty.  To get your copy, call Mike at (414) 431-4683.
RECEIVED: NOVEMBER 14, 2020: The Chardon Polka Band have released two new recordings, just in time for the holiday season.  The first, "A Very Polka Christmas" is the band's second holiday CD since they have been together.  This ten song recording features some holiday classics and some original holiday tunes.  The other recording, "Oh No!  Not Again!" is of mix of polkas, waltzes and some other tunes done only as the CPB can record them.  You will not be disappointed in this 15 song CD that includes some classics like "I Saw A Rainbow" and "Cleveland The Polka Town."  To get your copy, contact Jake by phone or email at 440-554-4486 or
Chardonpolkaband@gmail.com
RECEIVED: DECEMBER 29, 2020: The Barefoot Becky from Iowa has sent us five CD's that were never in our music library.  Her Christmas CD, "Merry Christmas from Our Heart to Yours", is new and was released in November of 2020.  The other four discs are polkas and waltzes and other varieties of music from this talented lady and some excellent side musicians.  We can not wait to get this music onto our various shows that we have on the air and on the internet.  If you are interested in any of her music, visit her website at:  www.barefootbecky.com, call her at 1-877-499-7133 or email her at PolkaBecky@aol.com
RECEIVED JUNE 2, 2021:  In a time where not many polka recordings are being released, it is great to get a new CD into our library.  Even better is to get a fantastic CD added to our library.  Ron Pivovar has produced "The National Button Accordion Festival All-Stars, Volume II".  Many talented musicians are participating on this recording and they are many that you hear at the festival during Memorial Day weekend.  Hopefully, the festival will return in 2022!  To get your copy, call Ron Pivovar at:  724-588-3786 or email Ron at rpivovar@verizon.net
RECEIVED JUNE 8, 2021: Aaron Dussing has a new CD out titled, "Portraits of the Lehigh Valley".  As is usually the case with Aaron's recordings, he uses many styles on this CD.  This new disc pays tribute to Joe Weber, who has had an influence on Aaron's music and career.  Aaron is joined on this recording by Joe's sister, Sue Rabenold, on a number of vocals.  To get a copy of this new CD, contact Joe Godina by phone at 724-301-0121 or by email at: jgodina@verizon.net
RECEIVED SEPTEMBER 8, 2021:  Fred Ziwich has helped our drought of no new polka CD's for awhile.  His new CD, "When It's Polka Time in Cleveland (Now and Then)" is yet another great recording with 23 songs of various polka genres done in classic Fred Ziwich style.  He features a few special guest musicians and singers, but does almost of the work by himself.  The tunes are great, the liner notes are awesome and you need to email Fred at FredPolka@yahoo.com to get your copy.
RECEIVED SEPTEMBER 9, 2021: Alex Meixner has a new CD out and let's just say, it's Alex being Alex, and that's a good thing for polka music fans.  This recording hits all the different styles and genres of polka music that Alex does in his dynamic way.  With some special guests, this recording needs to be added to your collection.  To get your copy, go to Alex's website at  www.alexmeixner.com