Bert Gasch - Squeeze Box Specialist

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Oktoberfest Singers
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Button Box Music 'by Gosh

"Oktoberfest Music" By' Gosh - $16.00/CD
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Oktoberfest Music

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Button Box By Gosh
Bert Gasch
P.O. Box 1271
La Crosse, WI 54602-1271
Or E-mail buttonboxbert@hotmail.com

The new CD consist of good ole' authentic German Oktoberfest Musik.
Beer tent style.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Button Box 'By Gosh (RY-23101) $16.00/CD
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Button Box by Gosh on Cassette

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Button Box By Gosh
Bert Gasch
P.O. Box 1271
La Crosse, WI 54602-1271
Or E-mail buttonboxbert@hotmail.com

Track Listings

Side 1: Slovenian Squeeze Box Polka * Waltz of the Woods * Cellerland Polka * Rosemarien Waltz * Chicken Polka * Life in the Finnish Woods Waltz * Swiss Boy Waltz * German Medley

Side 2: Baby Doll Polka * Innsbruck Waltz * Terezinka Polka * I'll Wait For You Waltz * Tony's Polka * Alpine Laendler * Edelweiss * German Medley

Inside Front Cover

As a young man and student, Bert came from the "Cellerland," an area north of Hannover, West Germany.

Influenced from childhood by his parents, music has played a large role in his life. Throughout his youth, he played various band instruments.

Bert settled in the beautiful "Coulee Region" of La Crosse, Wisconsin, in the middle sixties - and just recently found a new challenge by playing the button box.

Hope you enjoy the various songs and stylings recorded on this tape

Bert's 5-Row Button Box is hand made and custom built by Georg Ollerer Co. in Freilassing, near Salzburg, Austria, and known to be the only one if its kind in North America.

Credits
Recording and mixing by RY Recording - Willard, WI
Engineered by Richie Yurkovich
RY Recording Studio Back-up Musicians on this recording include:
Ron Geif / Banjo & Acoustic Guitar
Lynne Proksch / Drums
Gabrielle Yurkovich / Drums
Richie Yurkovich / Synthesizer-Bass, Strings, Organ, Clarinet

Volume Two 'by Gosh (RY-90033) $16.00/CD
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Button Box By Gosh
Bert Gasch
P.O. Box 1271
La Crosse, WI 54602-1271
Or E-mail buttonboxbert@hotmail.com

Track Listings

Side One: Cherry Polka * Schatzie Laendler * City Hall Polka * Rhine Waltz Medley * Slovenian Party Polka * Kufstein Lied Waltz * Just Because Polka * My Darling Ann Waltz

Side Two: Ma & Pa Polka * Isabella Waltz Medley * Julida Polka * Komm'se mal ruber Waltz Medley * Bird Dance * Oj Maricka Polka * Laura's Theme * Burgettstown Polka

 

 

 

Button Box Party 'by Gosh (RY-93021) $16.00/CD or available on Cassette for $10
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Button Box By Gosh
Bert Gasch
P.O. Box 1271
La Crosse, WI 54602-1271
Or E-mail buttonboxbert@hotmail.com

Track Listings

Side One: Button Box Yodel Polka * Let's Have A Party Polka * Silk Umbrella Polka * Bubi Waltz * Clarinet Polka * Slovenian Party Polka * In Heaven No Beer Medley

Side Two: Button Box Echoes Polka * Tante Anna Polka * Golden Pheasant Polka * Sag' Danke Schoen * Karwendel Polka * Oh Suzanna * Little Hansi

Inside Front Cover

It takes lively squeeze box music and a bunch of people singing to get a "good times" PARTY going. That was the idea behind producing this tape. Bert plays the button box on two separate tracks using Rich's talents to mix it just right, while Paul - Bert's son - adds his modern polka-rock beat on drums keeping the music lively. Thanks to Chico, Harley and the Oktoberfest Singers for doing a great job.

Credits
Bert Gasch / Button Box, Vocals
Paul Gasch / Drums
Harley Meyer / Tuba
Chico Gregorich / Banjo
Richie Yurkovich / Synthesizer

Recording and mixing by RY-Recording, Willard WI
Engineered by Richie Yurkovich
Recorded & Mixed 1993
Produced by Bert Gasch

Button Box On CD 'By Gosh (RY-97043CD) $16.00/CD
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Button Box On CD 'By Gosh

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Button Box By Gosh
Bert Gasch
P.O. Box 1271
La Crosse, WI 54602-1271
Or E-mail buttonboxbert@hotmail.com

Track Listings

1) Button Box Yodel 2) Button Box Echoes 3) Sag' Danke Shoen 4) Happy Wanderer 5) Tony Polka 6) Bird Dance 7) Rose Marien Waltz 8) Silk Umbrella 9) Oh Susanna 10) Cherry Polka 11) Bubi Waltz 12) Slovenian Party 13) Beer Barrel 14) Edelweiss 15) Ma and Pa Polka 16) Tante Anna 17) Clarinet Polka 18) Du Du / German Medley 19) Chicken Polka 20) City Hall Polka 21) Echoes in the Hills 22) Oj Maricka Polka 23) Life in the Finnish Woods 24) Bier Her 25) AufWiedersehn

Inside Front Cover

As a young man and student, Bert Gasch (pronounced Gosh) came from the "Cellerland", an area north of Hannover, Germany. Influenced from childhood by his parents, music always played a large role in his life, and throughout his youth, he played various musical instruments.

Bert settled on the beautiful "Coulee Region" of La Crosse, Wisconsin during the 1960's, but always proud of and never to forget his German heritage, he recorded these ethnic tunes played on his 4 - and 5 - row button boxes. The instruments are hand-made and custom built by Georg Ollerer in Freilassing, near Salesburg, Austria.

It is also noteworthy to mention the Oktoberfest Singers in this recording. This men's chorus was started by Bert in 1990 and have entertained for many area conventions and festivals. Replete in their authentic German attire, they play and sing many well-known tradition German songs in both the German and English languages, thus creating a typical German festive beer-tent atmosphere. The chorus is twenty men strong and backed up by Bert's band; known as, Button Box 'by Gosh, with Harley Meyer on bass (horn and string), Bob Mitchell on banjo, and son Paul on percussion.

Credits
Recording and Mixing by RY- Productions / Willard, WI
Engineered by Richie Yurkovich

Button Box & Yodeling 'by Gosh (RY-22041) $16.00/CD or available on Cassette for $10
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Button Box & Yodeling 'by Gosh

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Button Box By Gosh
Bert Gasch
P.O. Box 1271
La Crosse, WI 54602-1271
Or E-mail buttonboxbert@hotmail.com

Track Listings

1) Button Box & Yodeling* 2)Button Box Echoes* 3)Schweizer Bub 4)Happy Wanderer 5)From Austria to Slovenia* 6)Old Yodeler's Polka* 7)Longing for Switzerland 8)Zwei-Drei-Vier 9)Little Hansi Yodeler* 10)Button Box Yodel* 11)Bergvagabunden 12)Kufstein Lied 13)Yodeling to Julida* 14)Hoch Droben Auf Der Alm 15)Cuckoo Clock Yodel*
* Denotes songs written by Bert Gasch

Inside Front Cover

Singing, yodeling and playing the diatonic button box accordian is almost an obsession with Bert Gasch. This edition of ethnic music, like the previous tapes & CDs will express the German heritage that he likes to retain with his music. This recording is delightfully assisted by the Oktoberfest Singers - a men's chorus founded by Bert in 1990, Mike McIntyre on banjo, Harley Meyer on bass, son Paul on drums and a special guest and yodel buddy, Dolores Mechtel from Caledonia, MN. Now sit back and enjoy the music.

Oktoberfest Singers 'by Gosh (RY-92072) $16.00/CD or available on Cassette for $10
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Button Box By Gosh
Bert Gasch
P.O. Box 1271
La Crosse, WI 54602-1271
Or E-mail buttonboxbert@hotmail.com

Track Listings

Side 1: O Susanna * Happy Wanderer * Bert's Song * German Medley * Wooden Heart

Side 2: Edelweiss * Bier Hier * Beer Barrel Polka * So Ein Tag Medley * Oktoberfest in La Crosse * Auf Wiedersehn

Inside Front Cover

The La Crosse Oktoberfest singers are truly a happy-go-lucky, fun-loving group of guys, from all walks of life, with one goal in mind - to create a festive atmosphere to wherever you might be. They are accompanied by Bert Gasch on Button Box, Joe Sexton on banjo, and Paul Gasch on drums. Let's sit back now and listen as Norbert Langen leads this smiling bunch into some good ole' Oktoberfest singing.

Credits
Recording and mixing by RY-Recording, Willard WI
Engineered by Richie Yurkovich
Recorded & Mixed in July & August 1992
Produced by Bert Gasch

Im Biergarten Mit Oktoberfest Singers 'by Gosh (RY-20012) $16.00/CD or available on Cassette for $10
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For More Information or
to Order Please Contact
Button Box By Gosh
Bert Gasch
P.O. Box 1271
La Crosse, WI 54602-1271
Or E-mail buttonboxbert@hotmail.com

Track Listings

Side 1: Hoch soll er Leben * Erika * Nordsee Wellen * Hohe Tannen * Schnee Waltzer * Umpaa-Taa-Raa(Flasche Wein) * Zigeuner Leben * Bohmerwald

Side 2: Edelweis March * Schweizer Bub' * Kufstein Lied * Liechtensteiner Polka * Heute Blau-Medley * Ein Heller und ein Batzen * Bier Drinking Medley(Trink Bruderlein) * God Bless America

Bonus CD Tracks: Button Box Echoes * Button Box Yodel (available on CD only)

Inside Front Cover

We sincerely hope that you will enjoy this 2nd edition of the Oktoberfest Singers as much as we enjoyed putting it together. Our love of singing is clearly shown in the way each song is delivered with great gusto, you can feel the joy and almost hear us smile!

Accompanied by Bert Gasch on button box, Bob Mitchell on banjo, Paul Gasch on drums, Harley Meyer on tuba and directed by Tom Padesky. Our music, like no other, should put you in the traditional Oktoberfest spirit and gemuetlichkeit galore, "by Gosh!

Credits
Recorded, Mixed and Mastered by: RY Productions/Willard WI
Engineered by: Richie Yurkovich
Produced by: Bert Gasch


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