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 (sorry you won't hear Polish, Dutchman styles, etc.).  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 of the Cleveland-Style genre you would like played on the air, go to our "SHOW FACTS" page and get in touch with us at slovenianmelodies@yahoo.com 




























































































































































































































































































































































































































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This page was last updated: March 1, 2019



RECEIVED:   OCTOBER 16, 2018:  A great new CD has been released by Jordan Rody from Alberta, Canada.  "Main Squeeze" includes 12 Cleveland-style polkas and waltzes and some fantastic vocals.  Jordan has played with the Western Senators for a number of years and uses some of the Senators as his sidemen on this recording.  CD's are $15.00, plus shipping and handling and can be ordered by emailing Jordan at Jordan@JordanRody.com or by calling him at 780-803-3722.  This will be a great addition to  your polka CD collection.
RECEIVED:   OCTOBER 7, 2017:  "Favorites by George" is the new release from George Staiduhar, a polka hall of fame Lifetime Achiever.  This disc is twenty-five tunes, all written and orignially recorded by George.  This is the accordion master at his finest.  John Hasper helped produce this new disc.  Check out John's website to order this disc and find out a ton of information about the Cleveland-style polka at www.polkas.nl
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:  NOVEMBER 22, 2017:   PER JOHN HASPER:  Polkas.nl presents Zeke & Charlie and Friends - "Just A Jolly Group From Cleveland".  CD sales: National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum, www.wouterdepolkaman.nl  or www.piratensingels.nl.  The CD from Zeke & Charlie has not been available for a long time. But with this reprint of Polkas.nl is the beautiful album available again. With Church Chant, We're Just A Jolly Group From Cleveland, Dummy Model and Going Home. Buy your copy now!

RECEIVED:   DECEMBER 7, 2017:  "Play 'Em Hot" is the title of the new recording by Rob DeBlander.  Rob played with lifetime achievers Gaylord Klancnik and Eddie Adamic and has had his own band for two decades.  This 17 tune CD is a must have for your collection and includes tunes originally recorded by Blout, Almars, and Bass, to name a few.  Rob does these tunes in his awesome unique style.  To get yours, call Rob at 313-565-4060 or by email at:  deblanderjr.robert@yahoo.com   
RECEIVED:   MARCH 31, 2018:  Tony Grandovic has come out with the most versatile recording released in the polka field in a very long time.  As Tony told me, people come to dance polkas and waltzes, but they want to hear other nationality music, as well.  Well, he captures that thought on this new recording.  21 tunes done with the help of some guest musicians and guest vocalists.  This is a must have CD in your collection.  To get yours, call Tony at 724-695-0146
RECEIVED:   APRIL 5, 2018:  Ron Pivovar produced many recordings for his "Otter Creek" series.  Along with the help of John Hasper from the Netherlands, he has now put the very first Otter Creek recording on CD.  This 12 song recording features some snappy polkas and wonderful waltzes.  To get your copy, contact Ron at rpivovar@verizon.net or John Hasper at www.polkas.nl
RECEIVED:   JUNE 3, 2018:   Mike Schneider has a new, fantastic CD out for all of you polka lovers entitled "The Original Collection".  This disc contains 17 tunes, all of which are Mike Schneider originals, including cut #1 which has never been released before.  This is a download only recording, but to get your copy, visit Mike's website at:  www.mikeschneiderband.com  
RECEIVED: APRIL 15, 2018: Ron Pivovar has a new CD and it's a bit different, but very good. "Classic Country...Polka Style" features Ron's unique touch and instrumentation on these fantastic tunes.  With a few guest musicians, this is a disc that needs to be added to your collection.  To get your copy, contact Ron at rpivovar@verizon.net
RECEIVED: JUNE 18, 2018:  Tom Brusky has a new recording available, entitled, "Positively Polka".  PER TOM:  " The bulk of the album is comprised of instrumental polkas and waltzes performed in the Slovenian/Cleveland-style, but you'll also hear a few other polka styles as well as some amazing vocal performances and unique arrangements".  There are many guest musicians and two fantastic female vocalists, Abby Broeniman and Mollie B.  This recording is available for download at www.tombrusky.com .  You may also purchase a CD at www.polkaconnection.com
RECEIVED: OCTOBER 2, 2018: Ron Pivovar and John Hasper from polkas.nl have worked together for Ron's latest disc.  "The Best of Otter Creek" features 24 tunes from Ron's Otter Creek series of recordings through the years.  Many of the tunes are originals written by Ron.  This disc is a must have and to get your copy, email Ron at rpivovar@verizon.net
RECEIVED:   DECEMBER 1, 2018: A great new disc has been sent to us by the talented Alex Meixner.  This 17 tune recording features Alex on many different instruments playing many different styles of polka music.  He is indeed one of the best musicians in the polka field today.  To get this disc, contact Alex at www.alexmeixner.com
RECEIVED: DECEMBER 3, 2018: The MLB All-Star game doesn't come to Cleveland until July, but some polka all-stars have produced an awesome new CD.  Lynn Marie and Eddie Rodick III have a new CD out entitled, "Home".  Some of the all star special guests include:  Eddie Rodick Jr., Don Hunjadi, Steve Meisner and Kathy Vogt.  The ten songs also include one done by Lynn's dad, Lud Hrovat.  To get your copy, go to Lynn Marie's website at www.lynnmarie.net   This would be a great gift for your polka lovin' friend or relative.  Get yours today!!
RECEIVED:  DECEMBER 4, 2018:  Fritz's Polka Band from Verona, New York is celebrating their 40th anniversary in music with a new recording.  This disc contains some great tunes done with the energy and enthusiasm that you see from Fritz and the boys live.  To get your copy, go to their website at www.fritzspolkaband.com
RECEIVED: DECEMBER 8, 2018: Anthony Culkar has released a new CD from two live playing engagements back in September, 2018. Anthony performs, with the help of Alex Kordupel, Wayne Habat and special guest button box player, Wayne Golob. To get your copy of this 21 song CD, call Anthony at: 440-503-6132.
RECEIVED: FEBRUARY 27, 2019: Al Battistelli has a new CD out and this CD is a gift from "Me To You".  Al has been playing the accordion (very well, I might add) for many years and this new recording features many of his originals played in the classic Battistelli style.  It also includes two vocals by his grandson, Albert Battistelli IV.  To get your copy, call Al at 440-960-1155.  You won't be disappointed in this new recording.