1914 - 2008
Slovenian Style Polkas
Wisconsin Style Polkas
MILWAUKEE’S POLKA KING
Polka Hall Of Fame
SILK UMBRELLA POLKA
You and I, we have a Silk Umbrella
(Jaz pa ti, pa zidana marela)You and I, we're both a little mellow
(Jaz pa ti, ova sva obnorela)Yes we are, we're both a little mellow
(Pa res, pa res, ova sva obnorela)You and I, forget that parasol!
(Jaz pa ti, pustiva parazol!)Rom, pom, pom, oh what great fun we hadRom, pom, pom,
now it's time to go homeRom, pom, pom, just one more little drinkRom, pom, pom, Zivijo!
In the 1930s, Louie Bashell formed a trio, featuring himself on the accordion alongside
a drummer and a saxophone player. His best-selling record was "The Silk Umbrella
Polka," recorded in 1947.