Episode 428 – Over The Rainbow

The music of Harold Arlen is the sole feature on this show. Best known perhaps for writing Over The Rainbow, but has many great standards to his name!

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Music Played

Get HappyTom HazletonCap’ns Galley Pizza Parlour, Redwood City CA

4/23 Wurlitzer
Arkay Enterprises (AR 1044)
Happiness Is Just A Thing Called JoeJohn SengRichard Loderhouse Studio NY

4/34 Wurlitzer
United Artists Records (UAL 4056)1959
I’ve Got The World On A StringBarry BakerRon Wehmeier Residence, Cincinnati, OH

4/33 Wurlitzer
BLB Productions (BLB1402)1999
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue SeaHoward BeaumontCommunity Centre, Ryhope

3/9 Compton
Fairview Studios (HB 111)2019
Stormy WeatherLen RawleMusical Museum, Brentford

3/12 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS 2018D)2000
Over The RainbowRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 04)2001
One for My BabyJim RiggsMacy’s Greek Hall, Philidelphia, PA

2/8 Wurlitzer
DSP Recordings2013

Episode 427 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Wurlitzer Contrasts

Nigel Ogden is back in his archive with the sounds of two Wurlitzers with two very contrasting organists playing them!

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Music Played

TitleArtistOrganInfo.Year
a) Funiculi Funicula
b) As Time Goes By
c) I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
d) I’m Nobody’s Sweetheart Now
e) Beer Barrel Polka
f) Destiny Waltz
g) Riding Along On The Crest Of A Wave
h) I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside
i) Hello, Hello, Who’s Your Lady Friend
j) Sussex By The Sea
Douglas ReeveAssembly Hall, Worthing

3/11 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive1991
a) There’s A Small Hotel
b) Scherzino
c) In A Sentimental Mood
d) How High The Moon?
Bryan RodwellButtermarket Shrewsbury

3/8 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive1990

Episode 426 – An Earful Of Music

On this weeks show we are remembering Robinson Cleaver with a full broadcast from the Granada Tooting in 1966.

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Music Played

Signature Tune: An Earful Of Music

Marching Strings

Charade

“Porgy And Bess” Selection

Rondo Alla Turca

Tiger Rag

Greensleves

Bavarian Ramble

Overture: Orpheus In The Underworld

Signature Tune: An Earful Of Music

All tracks played on the 4/14 Wurlitzer in the Granada Tooting broadcast 29th April 1966. Recorded off air by E.R Hart. Recording re-mixed with Adobe Audition. 

Episode 425 – Random Numbers

On this week’s show John Leeming let his computer choose random numbers this week and from that he selected corresponding LP to create the music for this weeks show!

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Music Played

From This Moment OnBilly NalleCentury II Wichita

4/36 Wurlitzer
Wichita Theatre Organ, Inc (1458)1978
DestinyJoseph SealRegal/ABC Kingston

3/12 Wurlitzer
Marble Arch Records. (MALS 1255)1970
Lady Is A TrampGeorge WrightFox San Francisco CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
Doric Recording (DO 1417)1978
September In The RainEverett NourseFox San Francisco CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
Doric Recordings (DO 1406)1974
Cheek To CheekDolton McAlpinParamount Theatre, Baton Rouge, LA

2/6 Robert-Morton
Concert Recording (CR-0076)1969
Blue PreludeBill ThomsonRialto, South Pasadena, CA

2/10 Wurlitzer
Lift Music Company (BT 1002)1964
Doll DanceReginald FoortMosque Theatre, Richmond, VA

3/17 Wurlitzer
Cook Laboratories inc (1059x)1956
Moon RiverLenny Dee Studio recording Hammond + comboBrunswick Records (STA 8578)1964
Sambalina Vic HammettTown Hall, Buckingham

3/10 Wurlitzer
Saga Records (SOC 1037)1967
Sounds Of WonderLyn LarsenJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/24 Kimball
Swartwout Productions (DTOS-1001)1971

Episode 424 – Knightsbridge

The music of Eric Coates is the sole feature on this show. With many great orchestral pieces to his name, this show has three solos and the finale is the three movements from his “London Suite” played by different organists.

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Music Played

Dam Busters MarchNicholas MartinTurners Musical Merry-Go-Round

3/19 Wurlitzer
Nicholas Martin (NNS8)1989
Dance In The TwilightRichard HillsJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/66 Kimball
Dickinson Theatre Organ Society (DTOS1101)2002
Sleepy LagoonLen RawleWurlitzer Hall, Leisure Centre, Woking

3/8 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS 2015)1995
London Suite I – Covent GardenNigel OgdenBBC Playhouse Manchester

3/13 Wurlitzer
Grosvenor Records (GRS 1140)1983
London Suite II – WestminsterChris ElliotPlummer Auditorium, Fullerton CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
CPE Productions (CPE-106CD)1998
London Suite III – KnightsbridgeLyn LarsenCentury II Wichita

4/36 Wurlitzer
Intersound Inc (CDD 281)1986

Episode 423 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Light Music NOT on Light Organs

Nigel Ogden is back in his archive with light music NOT on light organs – Simple as!

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Music Played

TitleArtistOrganInfo.Year
The MiddyNigel OgdenLincoln Cathedral

Willis 4m 89 Speaking Stops
Cantoris Records
(CRCD6057)
2001
Hernandos HideawayNigel OgdenLincoln Cathedral

Willis 4m 89 Speaking Stops
Cantoris Records
(CRCD6057)
2001
MarigoldKevin BowyerLancaster Priory

Willis-Harrison-Wells 3m 56 Speaking Stops
Priory (PRCD1094)2013
The Syncopated ClockAdrien SelfCartmel Priory

Jardine-Rushworth & Dreaper-Principal Pipe Organs 3m 45 Speaking Stops
Priory (PRCD1089)2012
Alles Was Du BistNigel OgdenHereford Cathedral

Willis-Harrison & Harrison 4m 69 Speaking Stops
OS Digital (OS 242)1998
Under The FingersBen SaundersLeeds Cathedral

Klais 4m (7 Division) 55 Ranks
Pro Organo2016
In A Monastery GardenJohn KeysAlbert Hall, Nottingham

Binns 4m 63 Speaking Stops
Priory 2011
Dainty Miss/Barwick GreeenAdrian LucusHull City Hall

Forster & Andrews-Compton 4m
Nigel Ogden Archive

Episode 422 – Signature

On this week’s show Damon takes a look at the composing organist and his works!

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Music Played

Our Squadron LeaderNigel OgdenTown Hall Stockport

4/20 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS248)2000
Tango: Tower Ballroom TangoPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD50)1992
Unfinished DreamLyn LarsenThe Organ Loft, Salt Lake City UT

5/34 Wurlitzer
P.I.P.E. RECORDS (PRS-01)1974
JarvisMark HermanEmbassy Theatre, Fort Wayne IN

4/16 Page
Embassy Theatre Foundation Inc2018
The Mighty WurlitzerAndrew FennerOdeon Hammersmith

4/15 Compton
KPM Music ‎(KPM 1149)1975
Bubble CarTelecast Orchestra & Charles WilliamsOrchestraGuild Music (GLCD 5201)2013
Serenade To MarianneJoseph SealBBC Theatre Organ No.2, Hoxton, London

5/27 Möller
ER Hart Collection1962
Southern SambaDudley SavageRoyal/ABC Plymouth

3/8 Compton
Perfect Partner Records (PP001CD)2008
After The MoviesGerald ShawOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
ER Hart Collection1963
Home In A HurryBobby PaganGranada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer
ER Hart Collection1963

Episode 421 – Just a Moment Ago

On this week’s show Damon Cox brings you sounds from recent commercial recordings.

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Music Played

Put On A Happy FaceSimon GledhillOrgue De Cinéma, Collège Claparède, Genèva

3c/8 Wurlitzer
AAOCCC, Genève2017
Pure ImaginationZach FrameOrgan Piper Music Palace, Milwaukee WI

3/30 Kimbal/Wurlitzer
C-2 Productions LLC (zf0001)2018
Dust On The MoonRon RhodeThe Shanklin Conference Center, Groton, MA

4/34 Wurlitzer
Roxy Productions. (RP-118-CD)2011
Fun and FrolicMark LaflinSt. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton
Cinema Organ Society (COS131)2018
Can’t Take My Eyes Off YouChristian CartwrightPipes in the Peaks, Ashbourne

3/19 Compton
Pipes In The Peaks & Christian Cartwright (PIP004)2019
Rhumba: Born Free/You Only Live TwicePhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD136)2011
Istanbul (Not Constantinople)/The Old Bazaar In Cairo/Chinatown, My ChinatownRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 18)2013

Episode 420 – The Paramount Sound

On this week’s show John Leeming features the big paramount sound with tracks from organs in that chain.

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Music Played

Put On a Happy Face/A Lot of Livin’ To DoCharles SmittonParamount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
John Leeming Archive1967
Zigeuner/I’ll See You AgainEric LordParamount/Odeon Newcastle

3/19 Wurlitzer
John Leeming Archive1948
GlobetrotterLen RawleParamount/Odeon Leeds

3/19 Wurlitzer
John Leeming Archive1968
As Time Goes ByRay BohrParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
RCA Victor Records (LPM-1306)1956
I’ve Got You Under My SkinTom HazletonParamount Portland, Oregon

4/20 Wurlitzer
Arkay Records (AR-1044)1974
Have You Met Miss Jones?Tony FenelonParamount, Seattle

4/20 Wurlitzer
ATOS Productions (ATOS 2010)2010
Gladys P Muehlbacher BoogieBill ThomsonParamount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer
John Leeming Archive1983
King Kong MarchIain McGlincheyParamount 450 VTPOPrivate Recording2021
Moonlight in VermontEric LordParamount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
John Leeming Archive1962

Episode 419 – We’ll Gather Lilacs

The music of Ivor Novello is the sole feature on this show. With many great shows to his name, we have two long selections from “Gays The Word” and “The Dancing Years” plus more!

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Music Played

Gay’s The Word Selection
a) Gaity Glad
b) If Only He’d Look My Way
c) A Matter Of Minutes
d) Bees Are Buzzin’
e) Finder Please Return
f) Vitality
Joseph SealRegal/ABC Kingston

3/12 Wurlitzer
PYE Records
( NSPL 18278)
1969
We’ll Gather LilacsDavid LoweNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/8 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS239)1998
The Dancing Years Selection a) Lorelei
b) Waltz Of My Heart
c) Uniform
d) I Can Give You The Starlight
e) Primrose
f) The Leap Year Waltz
g) My Dearest Dear
Richard HillsGuildhall Southampton 4/50 Compton (Dual Console)Silver Street Music (SSM0037)2012