John Stanky & The Coalminers, Show Three


Let’s Polka is honored to have the legendary John Stanky and his Coalminers take the stage for this episode. With over fifty years of polka experience, John will surely get your hands-a-clapping and your toes-a-tapping over the next half hour.  John is joined on stage by a crack horn section including Norbert Wisniewski, Deborah Horoschock and Kimberly Bukowski. Vince Horoschock and John Ptashinski round out the band by providing the rhythm with their electric bass and drums. Performances include ‘Just Because’ and the ‘Wedding Polka’. Bill Flynn hosts and talks to John about his early days in polka.

“Just Because Polka”
“Who Stole the Kishka/Roll Out The Barrel Polka”
“Ya Po Rowek Czardas”
“Chico Menda Cha Cha”
“Jak To Na Wojence Ladnie”
“Wedding Polka”

LET’S POLKA FACT: John Stanky has released close to 25 albums during his career.

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