No, he said 'Swell' because that's what an #accordion does! It sucks, it blows, it swells, it collapses & shrinks! ;)
But Mary *really* plays it too (saw her on talk show & also hubby Ted talking about it once).
Poor Charo had to play guitar instead, for two *obvious* reasons!
But not just "Cuchi-cuchi Girl!" She was *seriously* about the #2-rated classical/Spanish guitarist in the world back in her day, A *real* musician!