Sneak Peak of Accordion Love

Navigating the site

The site is split into two sections: Learning the Accordion and Playing Songs:

  1. If you’re just getting started, check out The Basics. You’ll find lessons on which fingers to use on what buttons, how to play the oom-pa rhythm, and how to coordinate your hands together.If you already know how to play, check out Beyond The Basics. You’ll find lessons on advanced playing techniques for the right and left hands, playing with others, and tips on performing.
  2. Ready to learn songs? Pick a genre from the left sidebar, use the Search box, or request a song using the form below.

There are lots of other students here, so feel free to comment on videos with your questions and suggestions.

Request a Song

I do my best to cover a variety of songs and genres. If you have a song you’d like me to cover and teach, use the form below.

 

What songs are coming up next?

Song Title
Status
URL
Just another sucker on the vineWorking on ithttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gY4b7tLA4sM
Emmenez MoiRequest receivedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieYQKS9-Is0
Sailor SongsRequest received
Truman SleepsRequest Receivedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FySi6xXkNqo
Toto - AfricaRequest Receivedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTQbiNvZqaY
Under Paris SkiesRequest Receivedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuvcNyGOzYE
In The Aeroplane Over the SeaRequest Receivedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wabrnt1MVVQ
Danny BoyRequest Receivedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DquA6KyHTos
Happy BirthdayRequest Received
YoukaliRequest Receivedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fl3hBEeeZXo
Hotel CaliforniaRequest Receivedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cck1TMtVedA
Fellini 8 1/2 ThemeRequest Receivedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWqC6kRCLjI
Fellini Nights of CabiriaRequest Receivedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HW8f6V0beH8
Vitti 'na crozzaRequest Receivedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vgrj4TZxwkU
Nature BoyRequest Receivedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iq0XJCJ1Srw
Sober IIRequest Receivedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6HWZwv658M
LiabilityRequest Receivedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtvJaNeELic
La NoyeeRequest Received
Yann Tiersen medleyRequest Received
Fantastic Mr. Fox Theme SongRequest Received
Gymnopedie No. 1Request Receivedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-Xm7s9eGxU
5"2 Eyes of BlueRequest Received
Sex and the City theme song
The Simpsons theme song
Zelda - Song of Storms
Sound of Silence
Jules Massenet - MeditationRequest Receivedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rc45EFp3PmY
Piano Man Tutorial
La Paloma
Bellow technique for beginners
Green FieldsRequest Receivedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQnF5aRNQF4
Come share the wineRequest receivedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cp82lcPDwTo
Pera Stous Pera Kampous - Unknownhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgVq5iDuDxE
Paris Sera Toujours Paris - Maurice Chevalierhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4E6sEetFfg0
Sweet Baby of Mine - Ruth Brownhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JIm08rcWTw
Son of a Preacher Man - John Hurley & Ronnie Wilkinshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4Mt6q9YUlQ
Wade in the Waterhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhA2wR4Gpk0
Phantom of the Opera - andrew lloyd weber
La Paloma
Nightmare Revisited Overture(DeVotchKa)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1K7Ua9I27tE
Tsyganochka - Russian folkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MtoLr6EQY0
Dean Martin - I'll Always Love you (Day After Day)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5UbP5SoK84
Star Wars Cantina Band -John Williamshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaPf-MRKITg
Hill St Blues theme
Between the Bars- Elliot Smithhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPD-a1FjUtU
Ederlezi- Goran Bregovic/ Beiruthttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPD-a1FjUtU
The Last Waltz- Jo Yeong-wookhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Yl9tgkEbTg
Sous le ciel de parishttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfqSmzR97UA
flight of the bumblebee - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakovhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxTOwXEy2Mo
Trollie's Polka franl yankovic/trollie
Viva la Vida - Coldplayhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvgZkm1xWPE
I'll Fly Awayhttps://accordionlove.com/lessons/solos-and-improv/
Stereo Love, Edward Mayahttps://m.youtube.com/watch?v=p-Z3YrHJ1sU
Great mighty poohttps://m.youtube.com/watch?v=8PwPsB1hWh4
More songs by Joe Hisaishi
Dark Dark Darkhttps://vimeo.com/1716901#t=110s
Dark Dark Dark- Trouble no morehttps://youtu.be/17s8o1sVT40?t=1m50s
Jacques Brel - l'Éclusierhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0E9lp5y6jE8
Bourvil Ma P'tite Chansonhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahB239qYO7I
Sound of Silence, Disturbed cover.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9Dg-g7t2l4
Michael. Z. Landhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYZXNVHVfhc
Feelin' Alright by Joe Cockerhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoAO0851FwA
you'r a mean one mr grinchhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jn_q4V2tFQI
Hot Diggity by Pat Boone
Moja Najmilejszahttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SS5gdlIiCX0
Jacqueline Waltz
Murkahttps://youtu.be/Mk5mJhPyTP0
Layla - Eric Clapton acoustic version
Mario Batovic - accordion drone and shakehttps://www.arte.tv/fr/videos/073218-005-A/mario-batkovic-au-festival-e urosonic/
We'll meet again
Rondo A La Turca
Let there be peace on earth
This Beard is For Siohban - variations on a song
Castlevania Stage one- Kinuyo Yamashita, Satoe Terashimahttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYfgpodCVHE
Waltz Katzen Blut - Yuji Nomihttps://vimeo.com/42811671
Hi Lilly hi low BronislavMovie lily 1950s
Интервенция - Подариhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/t3rlv9utmviggs0/Intervenciya_Podari.mp3?dl=0
Beer barrel polka
Kryštof - Zůstaň tu se mnou (Za sny)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jl5C4lwYX_0
Cygański tamburynhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOdmggWDllg
Kalinka Russian songhttps://m.youtube.com/watch?v=oOCHF3GgKLs
Månsken över Ångermanälvenhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4P_0Vb9nZkw
What’s new pusseycat Burt bacharat
Indifference waltzOtto Storr - Im Himmel gibt‘s kein Bier (In Heaven there is no beer)
L'Auvergnat - Georges Brassenshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sODA4MmTNOs
"Hongarian" Van Coen van Orsouwhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7m0iXT7sZE
heart in a bottle-metro last light soundtrackhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRzwODGlzZ4
Belz, Mayn Shtetele Belz - traditional yiddishhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88pCBld3TVk
Sting Fields of gold
Otto Storr - Im Himmel gibt‘s kein Bier (In Heaven there is no beer)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1Rk_pwdv_o
Pigeon on the Gatehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yi0gqsFvRf0
Tame Impala (Let it happen, feels like we only go backwards, the less i know)
Dancing in the Dark -Bruce Springsteen
Worry Worry Worry by The Three Sunshttps://youtu.be/pUDv3h09VBc
Pigeon on the Gatehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yi0gqsFvRf0
Valse des monstres
new york new york - sinatra
Felt Boots (Russian)
Gladiator soundtrack medleyhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXnpM7HGznw&t=0s&index=17&list=LLLmyA4XdLU_zoDrFAO1seiw
Neil Diamond - Solitary Man
Cat Stevens - Wild WorldDoing
Cat Stevens - Father and SonDoing
Year Zero - Ghost B.Chttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Mbxe33BYW8
Heart in a Bottle, Metro 2033 soundtrackDoinghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRzwODGlzZ4
The Virtuosos of The Metro | Metro 2033 soundtrackhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nw8LrT-60k8
Poi E - Patea Maori Clubhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQLUygS0IAQ
Hi Lilli Hi Low
Love Story - Where do I Beginhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5h7c3MHhG6U
Brahms - Hungarian dance no.5https://youtu.be/f5UGmlSWQYs
La partida venezuela waltzhttps://youtu.be/bWay7VQ_lZM
Sakkijarven Polkka-Finnish folk songhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_FJXz6dO_Y
Rubbles by Moddihttps://youtu.be/p6_4tzMIZn4
Blue is the colour. Chelsea FC
https://youtu.be/uchOo5HU95s
Various rock and roll riffs, e.g. tail end of She's So Heavy- Beatles, Sunshine of Your Love- Eric Clapton, Smoke on the Water- Deep Purple, anything people would recognize from a few chords.
Hi Lilly Hi Low ,Bronislav Kaler
Istanbul(not constantinople)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWzyBx9_MPI