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

Episode 418 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Manchester Memories

Nigel Ogden is back in his archive with memories of Manchester that includes people and Instruments!

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Music Played

TitleArtistOrganInfo.Year
Bumble Bee Samba/Sales TalkStanley TudorGaumont Manchester

4/14 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive1960
Caravel/LauraEric LordParamount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive1962
Goodbye Blues/Ecstasy Eric LordParamount/Odeon Leeds

3/19 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive1966
Goody Dame/Spiral StarcaseStanley TudorBBC Theatre Organ No.2, Hoxton, London

5/27 Möller
Nigel Ogden Archive1956
Lover/Indian Love Call/GranadaEric LordBBC Playhouse Manchester

3/13 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive1976
Quickstep Selection: Carolina Moon/Some Day My Heart Will Awake/Life Is Nothing Without Music/Pedro The FishermanStanley TudorGaumont Manchester

4/14 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive1960

Episode 417 – Two Manual Delights

On this weeks show Damon takes us on an international ramble of some of the best two manual Wurlitzer installations.

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Music Played

From This Moment OnDeclan PooleRoyalty Cinema, Bowness-on-Windermere

2/7 Wurlitzer
An FTOP Production2018
Blue MoonLen RawleMarine Arcade, Douglas, Isle Of Man

2/10 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Recording2019
‘Harry Warren’ Selection
a) We’re In The Money
b) Jeepers Creepers
c) You’ll Never Know
d) Remember Me?
e) September In The Rain
f) Lullaby Of Broadway
g) Serenade In Blue
h) 42nd Street
Simon GledhillReactor Hall 1, KTH Royal Institute Of Technology, Stockholm, Sweeden

2/7 Wurlitzer
Recording from Per-Olaf Schultz2017
Isn’t This a Lovely Day (To Be Caught in the Rain)Jim RiggsMacy’s Greek Hall, Philidelphia, PA

2/8 Wurlitzer
DSP Recordings2013
Twelfth Street RagReginald Porter-BrownTown Hall, Marrickville, Sidney, Australia

2/10 Wurlitzer
Deroy Records (Deroy 1020)1974

Episode 416 – On All Fours

On this week’s show John Leeming throws spotlight on organs will four manual consoles – with plenty to choose from there lots of variety on this show!

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Music Played

Spring Is HereBill FloydParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
Cook Records (Laboratories) (1150)1957
Song Of The BellsNigel OgdenTown Hall Stockport

4/20 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Recordings Ltd (GRCD129)2008
Orange Coloured SkyKevin MorganGranada Studio Tours Manchester

4/14 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS246)1998
At The CopaPaul KirnerFolly Farm Zoo, Begelly, Kilgetty, Wales

4/14 Wurlitzer
Compton Lodge Studios (CD-CL 1003)2012
StardustNoel BriggsRegal Edmonton

4/15 Christie
John Leeming Archive1974
Catch A Falling StarTom HazletonCastro Theatre, San Francisco

4/16 Wurlitzer
John Leeming Archive1983
Making It To Class On Time Mark HermanAlabama Theatre, Birmingham, AL

4/32 Wurlitzer
ATOS Alabama (ALA-1783-09)2010
One for My Baby Jim RiggsDolby House, Holbeach

4/22 Compton-plus
John Leeming Archive2008

Episode 415 – Putin’ On The Ritz

The music of Irving Berlin is the sole feature on this show. This show contains a few favourites from this composers vast output of songs including Blue Skies, Heatwave, Always and more!

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Music Played

Let’s Face The Music And DanceJelani EddingtonCommunity Theatre, Berkeley

4/35 Wurlitzer
RJE Productions (RJE 1425)1996
Reaching For The MoonErnest BroadbentTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
One-UP/EMI (OU 2171)1977
‘On The Avenue’ Selection: a) Slumming On Park Avenue
b) The Girl On The Police Gazette
c) You’re Laughing At Me
d) This Year’s Kisses
e) He Ain’t Got Rhythm
f) I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
Henry CroudsonParamount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
78 RPM Record
Blue SkiesLen RawleTonawanda, Chorleywood

4/24 Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-0082)
Puttin’ On The RitzHoward BeaumontTown Hall Ossett

3/13 Compton-Christie
Grosvenor Records
(CDGRS1305)
1999
Heat WaveDwight ThomasParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
Newport Classic (NCD60078)1990
AlwaysLee ErwinBeacon Theatre NY

4/19 Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-0045)1992
Plays A Simple Melody/How Deep Is The Ocean/I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me WarmPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
EMI Records (NTS 1078381)1984

Episode 414 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Rag Bag

Nigel Ogden is back in his archive with a real rag bag of assorted items!

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Music Played

TitleArtistOrganInfo.Year
Mary Popins SelectionNigel OgdenChester Cathedral

4m Charles Whiteley & Co
Nigel Ogden Archive2014
March Of The HeraldJack HelyerRitz/Odeon Nottingham

4/22 Conacher
Nigel Ogden Archive1961
The Lady Is A TrampGraeme WrightParamount/Odeon Newcastle

3/19 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive1968

Sinfonia From Cantata No.29
Carlo CurleyAlexandra Palace

Allen Touring Organ
Nigel Ogden Archive1977
Keep SmilingNigel OgdenCivic Auditorium, Pasadena CA

5/28 Möller
Nigel Ogden Archive1996
Hot DogRichard HillsCivic Auditorium, Pasadena CA

5/28 Möller
Nigel Ogden Archive1996
Pipes And Plug-InsHarold & Charles SmartBBC Maida Vale Studios

3/12 Compton
Nigel Ogden Archive1972
IntradaNigel OgdenBBC Maida Vale Studios

3/12 Compton
Nigel Ogden Archive1990’s

Episode 413 – With A Song in My Hart*

Yes we know it’s spelt wrong – don’t despair! This week Damon takes a look through a some of the reel-to-reel recordings from the Ricky Hart collection.

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Music Played

I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside/Up With The CurtainReginald DixonTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1960
They Didn’t Believe Me/Let Yourself GoReginald AdamsOdeon, Folkestone

3c/6 Compton
Private Recording
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
Private Recording1965
Waltz Selection: It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World/My Favourite Things/A Real Life GirlRobinson CleaverGaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1965
Pili-Pili-Ho-HoGerald ShawOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Private Recording1963
The Breeze And ICharles SmittonParamount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1967
Swinging Sleigh Bells/Finale: Dance Of The Hours/Signature Tune: Powder Your Face With SunshineStanley TudorGaumont Manchester


4/14 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1965

Episode 412 – Vintage Vinyl

On this week’s show John Leeming ventures into his vintage vinyl record collection and pulls out a selection of tracks from LP’s he’s not played for some time!

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Music Played

Let’s Break The Good NewsThe Organ, The Dance Band And Me (Robinson Cleaver)Abbey Road EMI Studios

3/9 Compton
EMI World Records (SH504)1886
I’ll Take RomanceTom SheenRichard Loderhouse Studio NY

4/38 Wurlitzer
Renwick Records
(MO8P-0175)
1961
On A Little Balcony In SpainJim RiggsGrand Lake Theatre, Oakland CA

3/13 Wurlitzer Hybrid
Jim Riggs (WRA1-165)1985
StardustGeorge WrightParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
King Records (265-3)1958
Sweet SueGerald ShawOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Carwal Records (CAR-103)1964
You Light Up My LifeCharlie BaloghRoaring 20s Pizza, Grand Rapids, MI

3/38 Wurlitzer
Ronson Records (RT 102)c1979
Bumble BoogieNeil JensenDendy Theatre, Brighton, Vic. Australia

3/15 Wurlitzer
Keymedia Productions1983
Some Day I’ll Find You/I’ll See You AgainErnest BroadbentParamount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
Acorn Records (CF 235)1973
That’s A PlentyNoel BriggsGaumont Manchester

4/14 Wurlitzer
Acorn Records (CF 225)c1971