PYTALA SIE PANI

Latest update on 13/05/2010

Artist: Walter Fronc Orch.
Author: traditional
Label: Victor
Year: 1930

Polish tune cut in New York. Also known as Wszystkie Rybki (Spia W Jeziorze). Older than 1920. Favorite among Polish immigrant workers in America during the Depression years.

Covers:

1937:

Ignacy Podgorski [in New Jersey for Columbia]

1946:

Cotton Collins [as Westphalia Waltz on Blue Bonnet; B-side of Jole Blon]

1947:

Floyd Tillman [idem; instrumental on Columbia]

1950s:

Cliffie Stone [for Capitol]

1955:

Hank Thompson [idem; national exposure]

1980:

Merle Travis

1987:

Brave Combo

2002:

Asleep At The Wheel [all as Westphalia Waltz]

2005:

Bill Mankiss [as Pytala Sie Pani Waltz]

Cotton Collins had heard the melody in Germany during WW II and renamed it after the small Texan town near Waco.

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