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

Episode 564 – Spotlight: Phil Kelsall

This week Damon Cox throws spotlight on the star organist from the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool – Phil Kelsall with an extended show of music and chat.

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Music Played

Quicksteps: I Can’t Give You Anything But Love/Chicago/Hello Dolly!/After You’ve GonePhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRALP39)1990
For All We Know/For All We KnowPhil KelsallAssembly Hall, Worthing

3/22 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD130)2008
Waltz: FascinationPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
AP Recordings (APR2)2009
Barn Dance: Tip Toe Through The Tulips/I Don’t Know Why/My MammyPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRALP 18)1987
Cha Cha Cha: Come Dance With Me/Ja-DaPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD108)2001
Serenade In BluePhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD80)1996
As Time Goes By/Thanks For The Memory/S-H-I-N-EPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
One-Up EMI Records (OU 2211)1978
Stella By Starlight/Nancy (With The Laughing Face)/LauraPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRALP 34)1989
Tiger RagPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
EMI Records (NTS 1078381)1984

Episode 563 – Organ Oddities

This week John Leeming has some more light hearted tracks for you to enjoy.

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Music Played

Playing LeapfrogThe Three SunsHammond and Paramount New York (probably)

4/36 Wurlitzer
RCA Victor (LPM1543)1957
My Heart Sings‘The Continental’ with Eddie BaxterVocal + Hammond organCapitol Records (CL13660)1951
Hole in My HeadIvor CutlerVocal + HarmoniumPrivate recording (BBC/JL)1959
O Sole MioFritz SeidelSchauburg Theatre, Dresden (GDR)

2/7 Hupfeld
Private Recording1955
A Kiss‘Angus Reed’ (Sandy Macpherson)BBC Theatre Organ #2

5/27 Möller
Featured in radio drama extract (BBC/Radioechoes)1948
NolaBryan RodwellGranada Theatre, Walthamstow

3/12 Christie
Private recording (JL)1978
Lady Be Good / Somebody Loves MeJean HoebenMusic Museum, Frankfurt-am-Main (W. Germany)

2/6 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1986
Pop GunBruce Wendell + Harry Bidgood (piano) + vocalBroadway theatre, Catford

3/13 Compton
NTOT Records (NCM214)1998
Tiger RagBobby PaganEMI Studio #1, London

3/8 Compton
HMV Records (BD775)c1940

Episode 562 – Duo @ Troxy

This week Damon features highlights from the recent concert at Troxy featuring David Lobban & Alec Walters.

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Music Played

AW – King Cotton

AW – When I Fall In Love

DL – On The Sunny Side Of The Street/Moonlight In Vermont

AW – Ground Force Suite

DL – Wrong

AW – Sweet Georgia Brown

All tracks played  on the 4/25 Wurlitzer in Troxy, London. Recorded by Damon Cox using 2x Sontronics STC-1S microphones, recorded with Zoom F8 Recorder and mixed with Adobe Audition. Organ tuned by Nigel Laflin/Andy Barham and maintained by members of the COS Southern District. Thanks to The Cinema Organ Society & the artists for their assistance in making this possible.

Episode 561 – H2O

This week Robert Hope-Jones takes us through a rather damp and wet setting.

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Music Played

Singin’ in the RainLew WilliamsOrgan Stop Pizza, Phoenix, Arizona

5/81 Wurlitzer, Hybrid
ERB-1112000
The Waters of PerkiomenGus FarneyOrgan Loft, Salt Lake City

5/34 Wurlitzer
Warner Bros. Records (B 1359)1960
Beyond the SeaIvan Ditmars or Alex LaskerLoren Whitney studio, California

4/34 Robert Morton
GNP Crescendo 801962
Willow Weep for MeJonas Nordwall4/42 Wurlitzer

Organ Grinder, Portland, Oregon
OG-1011976
Here’s that Rainy Day AgainBryan RodwellHammond X5Private – Neville Wineman collection1975
Irish WasherwomanGerald ShawOdeon Cinema Leicester Square

5/17 Compton
Concert Recording (CR0017)1968
I Cover The WaterfrontJoe MarshTown Hall, Ossett

3/13 Compton, Christie
Crescendo Records (HLW 500)1977
Under the SeaCharlie BaloughOrgan Stop Pizza, Phoenix, Arizona

5/81 Wurlitzer, Hybrid
ERB 1182007