National Cleveland Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum
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Pat Hutchinson is better known as Pat Hutch. He began playing the accordion at age
six in Barberton, Ohio. Pat started the Hutch-Novak band in 1945. He had a polka
band for 60 years. In 1985, Pat joined the Frank Stanger band, while continuing with
his own band. Two of the popular polkas he wrote are: the "Barberton Polka" and
the "Seiberling Polka." A couple of his songs were recorded by Frank Stanger's band.
He was named the Akron-Barberton-Canton Polka Assoc., Man of the Year in 1993. Pat
retired in 2008, after six decades in the polka music field.