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Lawrence Welk chose the wrong accordionist

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It was disheartening when that Lawrence Welk hater got control of Jo Ann Castle's former website. They took away all the content that was there before, including the amusing web-1.0 cursor that trailed bubbles wherever you went on the page.

😸 It still works on the Internet Archive version! https://web.archive.org/web/20050206115724/http://www.joanncastle.com/about.html

I decided not to dig into those controversies in my book. Though I did write about when they played pot-smoker anthem "One Toke Over the Line" without (I'm sure) telling Welk what it was about. Some of Welk's musicians also played with Frank Zappa, so they knew what was up:
 
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