The became famous around the world. In June 1939, "Beer Barrel Polka", as recorded by , was #1 on the Hit Parade. This version was distributed by . Glahé's earlier 1934 recording sold many copies in its version (it is possible the reason for the rapid spread was due to the , and subsequent emigration of thousands of Czechs to other parts of the world, bringing this catchy tune with them). The authors of the English lyrics were and . Meanwhile, the song was recorded and played by many others such as in 1939, , , , , and who sold over a million copies of his album "Beer Barrel Polka."
Beer Barrel Polka, also known as The Barrel Polka and Roll Out the Barrel, is a song which became popular worldwide during . The music was composed by the musician in 1927. wrote the first arrangement of the piece, after Vejvoda came upon the melody and sought Ingriš's help in refining it. At that time, it was played without lyrics as ("Polka of "). Its first text was written later (in 1934) by – with the title Škoda lásky ("Wasted Love").
Beer Barrel Polka (Roll out the Barrel) Piano roll - Here is QRS roll # 7009 played by HI Babit. The popularity of the Polka began in the late 1930s. This song was written by a Czech musician Jaromfr Vejvoda in 1927 with help in arranging from Eduard Ingris. It was titled "Polka of Modrany."