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Wednesday, 21 November 2018
Jimmy Shand playing his Hohner Morino 3-row button accordion
The first 'Shand Morino' model of a 3-row button key accordion, which was to achieve so much world fame, was delivered to Jimmy from the Hohner factory in Germany, in 1951.




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A Poetic Tribute - to Sir Jimmy Shand, MBE, MA

A lad Called Jimmy Shand

(submitted by David Webster)

The Weymss has aye been famous for its castles and its lairds
Its ruins and historic past, its kale and ither yairds
But still mair famous it becomes and admired throughout the land
In Weymss was born and bred a lad called Jimmy Shand

I met him at the puir hoose mony years ago
A stripling he was awfay blait and feared to tak his bow
But on the stage he stampit, man his fingerin it was grand
I could see the very hallmark stampit on the lad called Jimmy Shand

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