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- Jimmy Shand's lucky breakhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02c9z5w.jpg2011-08-01T23:00:24ZJimmy Shand talks emotionally about the start of his music career after he was spotted as a young man, out of work, trying out an achordian in his local achordian shop. Filmed for the 1985 Arena film The Achordian Strikes Backhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/7d04a0ae-8ed3-4ea8-89f5-5de17b721ada?clipfocus=p00jkpykSelected ClipSelected ClipVideo 4 mins
Jimmy Shand's lucky break
- Jimmy Shand - Bluebell Polkahttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02c8ncp.jpg2011-04-20T23:00:00ZJimmy Shand talks about and performs Bluebell Polka in 1985. Produced by George Martin. (Arena: Accordians, 1985)http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/7d04a0ae-8ed3-4ea8-89f5-5de17b721ada?clipfocus=p00gj2hkSelected ClipSelected ClipVideo 30 s
Jimmy Shand - Bluebell Polka
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Sir James Shand MBE (28 January 1908 – 23 December 2000) was a Scottish musician who played traditional Scottish dance music on the accordion. His signature tune was "The Bluebell Polka".
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