National Cleveland Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum

605 East 222nd Street
Euclid, OH 44123

USA

 

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Phone: 216-261-3263

Toll Free: 1-800-66POLKA

Fax: 216-261-4134

 

Frank Yankovic Show Band Sidemen.

 

Tops Cardone, Carl Paradiso, Al Leslie, and Buddy Griebel were the regular players in Frankie Yankovic's popular tour band in the early 1950s.  This Yankovic band played in Hollywood, Las Vegas, and top nightclubs in the United States.  Tops was the accordionist, Carl played banjo and guitar, and sang, Al Leslie played the bass, and Buddy Griebel was on piano and harmony solovox.  The Show band also appeared in several movie short films with Yankovic.  Buddy Griebel is the last living members of the Show Band.

 

Inducted in 2012

National Cleveland Style Polka Hall of Fame

 

Trustees Honor Roll Recipient

 

ARTHUR "BUDDY" GRIEBEL

 

1918

 

 

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