Episode 446 – Musical Leeds

This week Damon follows on from Nigel in archive mood with a selection of 1950 & 60’s broadcast tracks featuring the Paramount/Odeon Leeds Wurlitzer.

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Music Played

Richard Rogers Selection: June Is Bustin’ Out All Over/There’s A Small Hotel/Lover/Out Of My Dreams/The Lady Is A TrampHubert SelbyParamount/Odeon Leeds

3/19 Wurlitzer
E.R Hart Collection1965
“Gershwin” Selection” S’Wonderful/Looking For A Boy/That Certain Feeling/The Man I Love/Oh! Lady Be Good/I’ll Build A Stairway To Paradise/I Got RhythmTrevor WillettsParamount/Odeon Leeds

3/19 Wurlitzer
E.R Hart Collection
A Real Live Girl/Louise/Tangerine/Red Roses For A Blue LadyRonald CurtisParamount/Odeon Leeds

3/19 Wurlitzer
E.R Hart Collection1965
Mood Indigo/Georgia On My Mind/Memories Of YouArnold LoxamParamount/Odeon Leeds

3/19 Wurlitzer
E.R Hart Collection1968
Dance Of The Blue MarionettesCharles SmittonParamount/Odeon Leeds

3/19 Wurlitzer
D Cox Collection1958
Making Whoopee/I’ve Got The World On A StringBryan RodwellParamount/Odeon Leeds

3/19 Wurlitzer
J Leeming Collection1967

Episode 445 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: 70’s Look-Back

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back in his archive with tracks recorded in the 1970’s.

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Music Played

Merry Makers DanceJohn MannGranada Sutton

3/10 Compton
Nigel Ogden Archive1970
Cheekie ChappieReginald Porter-BrownOdeon Hammersmith

4/15 Compton
Nigel Ogden Archive1973
Chattanooga Choo ChooAlec LeaderThe Plough, Great Munden

3/11 Compton
Nigel Ogden Archive1970
TangerineVic HammettGranada Harrow

3c/8 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive1970
Put On A Happy FaceBryan RodwellGranada Harrow

3c/8 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive1973
“My Fair Lady” SelectionBobby PaganTony Manning Residence, Farnborough

3/9 Christie
Nigel Ogden Archive1979
Waltz EspanaGeorge BlackmoreRitz/ABC Luton

3/8 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive1973
If I Had A Hammer/A Lot Of Livin’Nigel OgdenBBC Playhouse Manchester

3/13 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive1979

Episode 444 – Blue

This week Damon is feeling rather blue, so he’s decided to make that colour the theme of this show!

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Music Played

Blue Is The NightJim RiggsParamount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer
Melody Masters (MLM 107)1993
Blue PreludeNeil JensenJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/25 Kimball
Engle Associates Recording (EAR-10495)
Blue TangoThe Three Suns ft. Ray BohrParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
His Masters Voice (LPM-1333)1957
Serenade In BlueRobert WolfeOrion Centre, Sydney

3/17 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 01)1992
Blue Goose RagJohn BowdlerTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
John Bowdler (JB0010CD)2006
Blue MoonRichard HillsDolby House, Holbeach

3/19 Compton
Cinema Organ Society (COS 127)2000
Blue MomentsBud TaylorKearns/Carson Residence, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer
Malar Productions (MAS-2010)
Beyond The Blue HorizonJohn GiacchiOrion Centre, Sydney

3/17 Wurlitzer
Modern Mood Music (MMM001)1996

Episode 443 – 2021 New Years Party

This week John Leeming returns to the microphone to introduce three mini performances by Damon Cox, Nigel Ogden and our resident organist Mark Laflin. Each performer is seated at their own home instrument which means quite a contrast!

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Music Played

a) On A Wonderful Day Like Today

b) Nightingale

c) Cherokee
Damon CoxHammond M100TOEnc Recording 2021
a) March From The Overture To An Occasional

b) Three Pieces For Musical Clocks

c) Faith (Sig. Tune Of ‘Chapel In The Valley’)
Nigel OgdenCompton 363 Concert Model ElectroneTOEnc Recording 2021
a) Smile

b) Irving Berlin Medley: Lets Face The Music & Dance/Puttin’ On the Ritz/Top Hat
Mark LaflinParamount 341 VTPOTOEnc Recording 2021
New YearLen RawleTonawanda, Chorleywood

4/24 Wurlitzer
The Scoring House2012

Episode 442 – White Christmas

This week Damon continues with more festive favourites which need no introduction!

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Music Played

Jingle BellsGeorge WrightRichard Vaughn Studio Organ, Hollywood CA

5/21 Wurlitzer
Hi-Fi Records (R-706)1955
White ChristmasReginald DixonTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Readers Digest (2-769-0-1)1968
Santa Claus Is Coming To TownTom HazletonNethercutt Collection, San Sylmar, Los Angeles CA

4/74 Wurlitzer
Klavier Records International Inc (KD-77030)2000
Have Yourself A Merry Little ChristmasJackie BrownGranada, Tooting

4/14 Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-S070)1969
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!Eddie Dunstedter & The Jingle-Bells OrchestraGulbransen Theatre (Electronic) OrganMusic For Pleasure Ltd (MFP 1174)1965
Mele KalikimakaMark HermanNathan Barr Studio, Tarzana, Los Angeles CA

3/19 Wurlitzer
YouTube2020
The Christmas WaltzMark LaflinOrgan Theatre, St. Albans

3/6 Rutt
TOEnc Recording 2016
The Christmas SongRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 06)2002
Sleigh RidePhil KelsallThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Thursford Enterprises Ltd (TECD 27)1997

Episode 441 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Seasons Greetings

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back in his archive with some seasonal favourites.

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Music Played

Ballet of the BellsNigel Ogden Free Trade Hall, Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS 210)1994
The Fairy on the Christmas TreeNigel Ogden Free Trade Hall, Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS 210)1994
Swinging Sleigh Ride/Snow CoachNigel Ogden Free Trade Hall, Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS 210)1994
Unto Us a Boy Is BornNigel Ogden Tower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive
“White Horse Inn” SelectionHorace FinchEmpress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive1960
Tyrolean HolidayGerald ShawOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Nostalgia Direct (AZCD214)2011
A Christmas FantasyJonathan ScottBridgewater Hall, Manchester

4m Marcussen
Scott Brothers Duo (SBDRCD010)2016

Episode 440 – Music For Relaxing Listening

On this week’s show John Leeming has selected some relaxing music from the hands of Dudley Savage.

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Music Played

Goodnight Sweetheart

Secret Love

Love Is the Sweetest Thing

Time on My Hands

How Deep Is the Ocean?

Wishing

Love Walked In

Pedro the Fisherman

Getting Sentimental over You

Come Prima

Once in a While

My Foolish Heart

Auf Wiedersehen

Now Is the Hour

Goodnight Sweetheart

All tracks played on the 3/6 Compton in Mere Farm, Haughley, Suffolk . Originally released by Dudley Savage on his own label.

Episode 439 – On The Street Where You Live

On this week’s show Damon takes us on a tour of roads, avenues, streets and more!

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Music Played

On Fifth AvenueLyn LarsenSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-212)2002
On The Street Where You LiveAshley MillerParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
Command Records (RS 881 SD)1964
42nd StreetVic HammettGranada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer
Audicord (ACD 232)1980
Streets Of LondonRobert WolfeSouthbank Polytechnic, London

4/24 Wurlitzer
COS Tapes (COS 112)1988
In A Cafe On The Road To CalaisJim RiggsGranada Theatre, Kansas City KS

3/21 Barton
RTR Productions (RTC105CD)1991
In A Country LaneSimon GledhillWarren Performing Arts Center, Indianapolis IN

3/18 Barton
Simon Gledhill & CIC-ATOS Inc2001
Slaughter On Tenth AvenueNeil JensenJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/25 Kimball
Engle Associates Recording (EAR-10495)

Episode 438 – Organ Plus

On this week’s show John Leeming brings us another show where pipes and electronic organs are combined with other instruments.

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Music Played

Galloping ComediansBuddy Cole & The Monty Kelly OrchestraBuddy Cole Studio, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer-Morton
Alshire International (S-5288)1965
Come Fly with MeJonathan Ortloff & Allan WardGray’s Armoury Drill Hall, Cleveland OH

3/17 Wurlitzer
J Ortoff Records (Roll Out the Big Guns)2010
Ting-a-LingArthur Young & Hatchett’s SwingtetteDecca recording studio, London

Novachord
Decca Records (F7336)1939
The Canals of AmsterdamBert van den Brink & Lars VisscherMuziekcentrum van de Omroep, Hilversum, Holland

4/20 Standaart-Compton
YouTube2021
Bel AmiRobin Richmond & Organ Grinder’s SwingBBC Studio

Hammond
Private recording (BBC)1945
Hello BluebirdJim Riggs & Vincent LopezLittle River Studio, Miller, Wichita
3/19 Wurlitzer
Jim Riggs Records (The Perfect Combination)2008
Sleigh RideArtie Dunn &
The Three Suns
RCA recording studio, New York

Hammond
HMV Records (B10000)1950
Santa BabyWill Shaw &
Miles Allen
Keith Evans Studio, Chepstow

4/33 GW4 Allen (digital)
Mostyn Productions2020

Episode 437 – By The Fireside

The music of Ray Noble is the sole feature on this show. This great British Bandleader gave us hits like Cherokee, The Very Thought Of You, Love Is The Sweetest Thing and more!

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Music Played

CherokeeMark HermanEmbassy Theatre, Fort Wayne IN

4/16 Page
Mark Herman Production LLC (MH-1001)2006
The Very Thought Of YouBarry BakerRon Wehmeier Residence, Cincinnati, OH

4/33 Wurlitzer
BLB Production (BLBP-1401)1990
Love Is The Sweetest ThingDudley SavageMere Farm, Haughley, Stowmarket, Suffolk

3/8 Compton
Dudley Savage
I Hadn’t Anyone Till YouKeith BeckinghamSouthbank Polytechnic, London

4/24 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS229)1997
The Touch Of Your LipsTrevor BolshawWyvern Touring Organ

3m 120 Speaking Stops
Raymer Sound (RSCD212)2010
Love Locked OutTom HazletonCap’ns Galley Pizza Parlour, Redwood City CA

4/18 Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-0117)
Why The Stars Come Out At NightDavid ShepherdRex Stratford

2/7 Wurlitzer
Deroy Records (Deroy 1154)1974
By The FiresideJim RoseveareWiltern Theatre Los Angeles CA

4/37 Kimball
Cambria Master Recordings (CD1040)1996
Goodnight SweetheartRobinson CleaverBBC Theatre Organ No.2, Hoxton, London

5/27 Möller
Private Recording – E.R Hart Collection