Song of the Day: Myron Floren, “The Pennsylvania Polka”

Accordion master Myron Floren was born on this day in 1919. For many years he was a featured performer on The Lawrence Welk Show, both the network and syndicated versions. Here’s Myron doing "The Pennsylvania Polka," with the Lawrence Welk Orchestra and dancers Cissy King and Bobby Burgess.

5 thoughts on “Song of the Day: Myron Floren, “The Pennsylvania Polka”

  1. I’d never likely buy any of his albums, but I enjoyed seeing Floren as a regular on the Welk show. Yes, I used to watch the Welk show nearly every Saturday evening until the seventies. Still watch it occasionally in replays on PBS.

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    1. Bobby Burgess was an excellent dancer, regardless of with whom they paired him, especially Cissy King. He was with Welk practically since he left the Mouseketeers. Ol’ Lawrence was a fine dancer himself…

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