This site is about accordion music and accordion playing. For those who DO NOT appreciate music played on the accordion : May the fleas of a thousand moose infest their CROTCH and may their arms be too short to scratch. It is my hope that you may find something here to help brighten your day.

Under The Boardwalk

"Under the Boardwalk" is a pop song written by Kenny Young and Arthur Resnick and recorded by The Drifters in 1964. It charted at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on August 22, 1964. The song has since been covered by many artists. It ranked #489 on Rolling Stone's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. The lyric describes a tryst between a man and his beloved in a seaside town, who plan to privately meet "out of the sun" and out of sight from everyone else under a boardwalk. The instrumentation includes güiro, triangle and violins. The song's chorus is unusual in that it switches from a major to minor key. As it turns out , it is also a terrific accordion party song