Episode 574 – Summer Repose

This week Robert Hope-Jones presents music for a lethargic summers day.

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Music Played

Lazy AfternoonJohn Seng, Bobby HackettLoderhose studio
ex-Paramount NY studio Wurlitzer

4/36 Wurlitzer
Sony2015
Time on My HandsDudley SavageABC Royal Cinema, Plymouth

3/10 Compton
Private
Recording
1975
Lazy DayJim RiggsPasadena City College

3/23 Wurlitzer
Private
Recording
1990
Gonna Be Another Hot DayJohn MuriSix-Mile-Uptown Theatre, Michigan

3/11 Wurlitzer
Private
Muri-cord S-1
1970
That Summer That SundayBryan RodwellOdeon Leeds

3/19 Wurlitzer
CR-00441968
The Summer KnowsChris McPheeSouth Bank University, London

4/24 Wurlitzer
Private
Recording
2003
Wake Up And LiveRichard HillsDavid Shepherd residence

4/22 Compton/Hybrid
ATOS Unconventional Convention2021

Episode 573 – Double Jim

This week Damon features tracks from two well know Jims, both once house organists at the Paramount, Oakland

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Music Played

King Kong MarchJim RoseveareParamount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer
Private Recording (Dick Clay)1983
Once In A WhileJim RiggsGranada Theatre, Kansas City KS

3/21 Barton
RTR Productions (RTC105CD)1991
Blue TwilightJim RoseveareOriental Theatre, Portland OR

3/13 Wurlitzer
Gamba Records (JI01-R)1966
Her Name Is MaryJim RiggsParamount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer
Melody Masters (MLM 107)1993
Zing! Went The Strings Of My HeartPeter Mintun and Jim RoseveareParamount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer
Premier Recordings (PRCD 1060)1997
Pop! Goes Your HeartJim RiggsMacy’s Greek Hall, Philidelphia, PA

2/8 Wurlitzer
DSP Recordings2013
Guess Who I Saw TodayJim RoseveareParamount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer
Private Recording (Dick Clay)1983
You Don’t Like It – Not MuchJim RiggsGranada Theatre, Kansas City KS

3/21 Barton
RTR Productions (RTC105CD)1991

Episode 572 – A Bit of Each

This week John Leeming has sounds from real and digital pipes mixed with traditional electronics.

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Music Played

That’s EntertainmentKeith EvansKeith Evans Residence, Chepstow

4/33 Allen VTPO
Mostyn Theatre Organ Productions (YouTube)2020
Portrait of a FlirtEna BagaRecording studio

Hammond organ (C3?)
Private recording (BBC/COS Archive)1973
Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White/TangerineChristian CartwrightStrumpshaw Steam Museum

3/7 Christie
Private Recording (Christian Cartwright, YouTube)2024
Bei Mir bist du schön/Frauen sind keine Engel/Abends in der TaverneWilly WeitsRecording studio

The ‘Magic Organ’
Imperial Records (5c 054-24195)1970
Valencia/Arrivederci Roma/Under the Bridges of Paris/On the Reeperbahn at Half-past MidnightGerhard GregorNDR studio, Hamburg, Germany

3/24 Welte
Polydor Records (20 335 EPH)1956
You Are the Sunshine of My LifeWill ShawKeith Evans Residence, Chepstow

4/33 Allen VTPO
Mostyn Theatre Organ Productions (YouTube)2020
John Peel BoogieHarold Smart QuartetRecording studio

Hammond organ + rhythm
Parlophone Records (GEP8589)1956
ChicagoDon BakerAssembly Hall, Worthing

3/10 Wurlitzer
WW Records (unissued)1987
Someone to Watch Over MeKeith BeckinghamGranada Clapham Junction

3/8 Wurlitzer
Private recording (BBC/COS Archive)1972

Episode 571 – Remembering John Smallwood

This week Damon is joined by David Lowe as they pay tribute to John Smallwood.

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Music Played

Coronation ScottDavid LoweNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/8 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS239)1998
AgainDavid ShepherdNew Gallery Regent Street, London

2/8 Wurlitzer
COS Tapes (COS120)1991
They Can’t Take That Away From MeTom HazletonSouthbank Polytechnic, London

4/24 Wurlitzer
COS Tapes (SBW401)1988
Portrait Of A Toy SoliderDudley BeavanGranada, Woolwich

3c/8 Wurlitzer
Private Recording (John Leeming)1938
The Heather On The HillKeith BeckinghamNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/9 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Recording2018
Just One Of Those ThingsMark LaflinNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/9 Wurlitzer
Laflin Productions
(ML001)
2012
LauraCatherine DrummondNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/9 Wurlitzer
Cathrine Drummond Records (CRCD4)2003

Episode 570 – Garden Reverie

This week Robert Hope-Jones takes us on a tour of his imaginary english country garden.

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Music Played

On Hearing the First Cuckoo of SpringThomas MurrayWoolsey Hall Organ, Yale University

Hutchinson, E.M. Skinner 4/197
G 490541992
Little SerenadeIain McGlincheyHauptwerk VTPO

4/50
Private
Recording
Summer BreezesRichard HillsDickinson High School

3/61 Kimball
DTOS 11012005
Fountain ReverieJustin MaxeyAcme Organ Institute, Indiana

Reuter-Compton-Wurlitzer-Barton hybrid
Private
Recording
Maypole DancesBarry BakerTrinity Presbyterian Church, San Diego

4/24 Wurlitzer
Private
Recording
2002
Vanity FairBill TustainHammond H100Private
Recording
June Night on Marlow ReachSimon GledhillFox Theatre, Detroit

4/36 Wurlitzer
CLUE 4361995

Episode 569 – It was acceptable in the 90’s

This week Damon features tracks recorded in the 90’s

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Music Played

Another OpeningMichael MaineTown Hall Portslade

3/18 Compton
Private Recording (N.O Archive)1994
Fools Rush InBryan RodwellButtermarket Shrewsbury

3/8 Wurlitzer
Private Recording (N.O Archive)1991
Aint MissbehavinNigel OgdenOrgan Theatre, St. Albans

3/6 Rutt
Private Recording (N.O Archive)1996
My RomanceKeith BeckinghamSouthbank Polytechnic, London 4/24 WurlitzerPrivate Recording (N.O Archive)1993
DardanellaDavid LoweNew Victoria Centre, Howden-le-Wear

3/11 Wurlitzer
Private Recording (N.O Archive)1991
Rotten RowDavid ShepherdGuildhall Southampton

4/50 Compton (Dual Console)
Private Recording (N.O Archive)1995
Put Em In A BoxDudley SavageSt. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton
Private Recording (N.O Archive)1996
On The Sunny Side Of The StreetRichard HillsCivic Auditorium, San Gabriel, Hollywood CA

3/16 Wurlitzer
Private Recording (N.O Archive)1996
Celtic SnapshotsMichael WooldridgeAssembly Hall, Worthing

3/11 Wurlitzer
Private Recording (N.O Archive)1994
12th Street RagSimon GledhillAllen Computer Organ, Snape Maltings, SuffolkPrivate Recording (N.O Archive)1990

Episode 568 – From The Archive: Vic Hammett

This weeks show is from the archive and features Vic Hammett, at the Town Hall Buckingham

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Music Played

1. Sig Tune: Beyond The Blue Horizon
2. Cherokee
3. I’m Confessin’
4. Pale Moon
5. Throughly Modern Mille/Jimmy
6. I Can Give You The Starlight
7. Got The Bench, Got The Park/A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody
8. Climb Every Mountain
9. Sig Tune: Beyond The Blue Horizon

All tracks played on the 3/10 Wurlitzer in the Town Hall, Buckingham , broadcast 14th December 1967. Recording from the Nigel Ogden Archive.

Episode 567 – Those Were the Days

This week John Leeming has tracks from new CDs

‘Those Were the Days’ – various artists at the Fox, Saint Louis, MO and the Lincoln, Belleville, IL (DSP 2305)
‘From Bach to Runway’ – Tom Hazleton at various theatre organ venues (DSP 2001)
£24.00 each postpaid (in Europe, including UK, only) from Hot Pipes! (www.hotpipes.eu)

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Music Played

Get HappyDave WickerhamFox Theatre, Saint Louis, MO

4/36 Wurlitzer
DSP Recordings (DSP2305)2023
Tico TicoWalt StronyFox Theatre, Saint Louis, MO

4/36 Wurlitzer
DSP Recordings (DSP2305)2023
At LastLew WilliamsFox Theatre, Saint Louis, MO

4/36 Wurlitzer
DSP Recordings (DSP2305)2023
Don’t Be That WayTom HazletonRiverside Theatre, Milwaukee, WI

3/14 Wurlitzer
SDP Recordings (DSP2001)2020
Smoke Gets in Your EyesJustin LavoieFox Theatre, Saint Louis, MO

4/36 Wurlitzer
DSP Recordings (DSP2305)2023
Singing in the Rain/The World Is Waiting for the SunriseJack MoelmannFox Theatre, Saint Louis, MO

4/36 Wurlitzer
DSP Recordings (DSP2305)2023
Hooray for HollywoodNick RenkosikLincoln Theatre, Belleville, IL

3/16 hybrid
DSP Recordings (DSP2305)2023
It’s Only a Paper MoonTom HazletonGranada Theatre, Kansas City, KS

3/21 Barton
DSP Recordings (DSP2001)2020

Episode 566 – Shuffling

This week Damon features music chosen by shuffle.

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Music Played

Love for SaleMichael WooldridgeButtermarket Shrewsbury

3/8 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Archive (N Ogden)1989
My Heart Stood StillDavid ShepherdDolby House, Holbeach

3/6 Compton
COS Tapes (COS 107)1984
I’ve Got A Pocket Full Of DreamsBill VlasakParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
WJV Productions,Inc (WJVCD-106)1992
Falling In Love AgainLen RawleTonawanda, Chorleywood

4/24 Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-0082)
Tuxedo JunctionJackie BrownGranada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-SO58)
I’m Getting Sentimental Over YouKeith BeckinghamTown Hall Clydebank

3/13 Wurlitzer
Chow Productions (COCD102)2004
If I Could Be With YouGeorge WrightRialto Theatre, South Pasadena, CA

2/14 Wurlitzer
BANDA CD (BA-109759-2)1997
At Sundown/Peg O’ My HeartReginald DixonTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Readers Digest (617-ES-1)1968
Viennese Waltz: Waltzing In The Clouds/Two Hearts In Waltz Time/My Song Of LovePhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD136)2011

Episode 565 – The FAB Four

This week Robert Hope-Jones looks at the FAB four – The Beatles!

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Music Played

In My LifeCristina Garcia BanegasSt Peter’s Church, Walton, Liverpool

3/38 Forster & Andrews
DRAMA0122021
Elenor RigbyWalt StronyBerkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, CA

4/41 Wurlitzer
NorCal Theatre Organ Society & Walter Strony (NorCaTOS101)1993
Here, There And EverywhereDavid ShepherdPlough Great Munden

3/10 Compton
TWS 10021974
A Hard Day’s NightSmitton CharlesGaumont Manchester

4/14 Wurlitzer
BBC Light Programme1964
YesterdayGeorge WrightGeorge Wright Residence, Hollywood

4/28 Hollywood Philharmonic Organ
Banda2007
Beatles Fantasia: Norwegian Wood/And I Love Her/Penny Lane/Eleanor Rigby/Ticket To Ride/Yesterday/Can’t Buy Me Love/Reprise: Penny LaneSimon GledhillDickinson High School, Delaware

3/39 Kimball
KTOS3391996
SummertimeBilly PrestonHammond OrganYoutube1979
GoodnightLouis van DykeCBS – S 639461974