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John Stanky & The Coalminers, Show 1

  • Aired: 05/18/2013
  • 25:34
  • Expires: 06/30/2016
  • Rating: NR
John Stanky is the “Gentleman Of Polkas” and he began his musical career back in 1945. He formed his first band in 1950 and changed their name to the “Coalminers” in 1962 due to his bandmates working in the coal mines of Pennsylvania. Over fifty years later, John is still entertaining audiences with his crack musicianship.
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Featuring the legendary John Stanky and his Coalminers.
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