Frank John Yankovic was an American accordion player and polka musician. Known as "America's Polka King," Yankovic was considered the premier artist to play in the Slovenian style during his long career. He was not related to fellow accordionist. Frank John Yankovic (J – Octo) was an American accordion player and polka musician. Known as "America's Polka King," Yankovic was. Frankie Yankovic (J – Octo) was a polka musician from the United States. He played the accordion. He was called "America's Polka. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "Frankie Yankovic" on Discogs. Explore releases from Frank Yankovic at Discogs. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Frank Yankovic at the Discogs Marketplace. Listen to music by Frankie Yankovic on Apple Music. Find top songs and albums by Frankie Yankovic including In Heaven There Is No Beer, Too Fat Polka and. America's Polka King, Frankie Yankovic, was born at Davis in Tucker County on J, to Slovenian immigrant parents. Originally released in , it won the first-ever Polka Grammy Award in This CD began Frankie Yankovic's second heyday, which continued to his death in. Also included is the definitive version of Cafe Polka, from the album Frankie Yankovic's TV Polkas -- the version with tons of reverb, where the bass. Frank Yankovic, "America's Polka King," is personally responsible for catapulting Slovenian Cleveland-Style Polkas from an obscure ethnic artform into.