Episode 369 – The King Of Organs

On this weeks show Damon delves into the history of the magnificent 4/36 Wurlitzer that once graced the Paramount New York, located on Times Square. The Wurlitzer is now enjoying life in the Century II Wichita.

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Music Played

Times Square BoogieGeorge WrightParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
Banda Records/Coale Education Group (201803)2018
I Married And AngelBill FloydParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
Cook Records/Laboratories (1150)1957
If Ever I Would Leave YouAshley MillerParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
Command Records (RS 881 SD)1964
Tea For TwoDon BakerParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-0066)1964
From This Moment OnBilly NalleCentury II Wichita

4/37 Wurlitzer
Wichita Theatre Organ, Inc (1458)1978
Heres That Rainy DayRex KouryCentury II Wichita

4/37 Wurlitzer
Advent Records (5027)70’s
If He Walked Into My LifeLyn larsenCentury II Wichita

4/37 Wurlitzer
Wichita Theatre Organ Inc (1461)1998
Get HappySimon GledhillCentury II Wichita

4/38 Wurlitzer
Wichita Theatre Organ Inc (WTOS438)2009

Episode 367 – Stars on 45

On this weeks show Damon is in the Vinyl yet again, but this time he’s in the world of EP’s and Singles. A small number of releases were exclusive to those formats and featured David Shepherd, Robin Richmond, Reginald Dixon and others!

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Music Played

Ain’t Misbehavin’Fats Waller And His Continental RhythmAbbey Road EMI Studios

3/9 Compton
His Masters Voice (7EG 8602)60’s
Ballet Egyptien Part 1Reginald DixonTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Columbia Records (SEG8006)1960
Dance Of The Blue MarionettesDavid ShepherdTaverham Hall, Norfolk

3c/8 Compton
J&B Recordings70’s
Unchained Melody/Cherry Pink/Stranger In ParadiseRobin RichmondHammond OrganNixa Records (NEP24011)1955
Lullaby Of Broadway/For You/When I Take My Sugar To Tea/I’ll See You In My Dreams/Bye Bye Blues/I’ll See You AgainJoseph SealRegal/ABC Kingston

3/12 Wurlitzer
Parlophone ‎(GEP 8542)1955
Tiger RagBrian SharpElectronic Organ PlusGrosvenor Records (GRS 1014)1973

Episode 363 – 33 1/3

On this weeks show Damon is in the Vinyl era with new additions to the archive! Artists include Ann Leaf, Rex, Koury, Bill Vlasak, Brain Sharp and more!

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Music Played

The Trolley SongBilly NalleAuditorium Theatre, Rochester NY

4/22 Wurlitzer
Telarc Records (5031)1977
Shangri-laAnn LeafBuddy Cole Studio, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer-Morton
Warner Bros Records (WS 1609)60’s
Taste Of SadnessWalter WanderlyHammond PlusPolydor Records (2310 263)1966
Love Is A Many Splendored ThingBrian SharpRhia OrchestraGrosvenor Records (GRS 1073)1979
Tom Mix: Tender Heart IntermezzoEna BagaPianoMusic For Pleasure (MFP 50343)1977
Pink Panther ThemeRex KouryCentury II Wichita

4/36 Wurlitzer
Advent Records (5027)70’s
Sooner Or LaterBill VlasakParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
Chromatix (WJV 101)80’s
Suite Gothique: IV Toccata (Boellmann)Hector OliveraJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/28 Kimball
Engle Associates Recording (EAR-10272-73)80’s

Episode 355 – I Am What I Am

On this weeks show Damon nods to the fact its pride month and throws spotlight on composers who are part of the LGBTQ+ family.

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Music Played

Can’t Smile Without You/CopacabanaNigel OgdenTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS238)1999
Coward Cabaret Overture: I’ll See You Again/Dance, Little Lady/Poor Little Rich Girl/A Room With A View/Some Day I’ll Find You/I’ll Follow My Secret Heart/If Love Were All/Play, Orchestra, Play!Simon GledhillCentury II Wichita

4/38 Wurlitzer
Wichita Theatre Organ Inc (WTOS438)2009
Take The ‘a’ TrainDavid LoweNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/9 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS239)1998
Candle In The WindRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD 86)1997
‘La Cage Aux Folles’ Selection: Prelude/Song On The Sand/I Am What I Am/The Best Of TimesNeil JensonCapri Theatre, Adelaide

4/16 Wurlitzer
Keymedia Productions (KPS003)1987

Episode 351 – I Apologise

On this weeks Damon apologises as its him at the microphone and at the keys of his Hammond M100, with a selection of music which he hopes you will enjoy!

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Music Played

Happy Days Are Here Again

Caravan

Late Night Selection: Moonlight In Vermont/Polkadots & Moonbeams/In The Still Of The Night/Blue Moon

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Summer Selection: Summer Cycles/Summertime/Besame Mucho/On Days Like These/Lambada/Brazil

Happy Days Are Here Again

All tracks played by Damon Cox on Hammond M100 via direct line out. Recordings mixed with Adobe Audition. 

Episode 344 – Home

WELCOME TO THE NEW SITE!

On this weeks show Damon Cox features instruments in a private setting from the living room to purpose built music rooms!

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Music Played

Temptation Rag/So NiceLen RawleTonawanda, Chorleywood

4/24 Wurlitzer
Columbia Records – EMI Records (SCX 6314)1969
My Heart And IRobin RichmondDormston House Sedgley

2/10 Wurlitzer
Damon Cox Archive60’s
Dizzy FingersReginald Porter-BrownTony Manning Residence, Farnborough

3/9 Christie
Damon Cox Archive1975
Love Walked InDudley SavageMere Farm, Haughley, Stowmarket

3/6 Compton
William Moore Archive70’s
The Dusky AristocratMark LaflinBarry Earl Residence, Leighton Buzzard

3/16 Wurlitzer
Damon Cox Recording2019
Love EverlastingByron JonesMelody House, Bristol

2/6 Wurlitzer
Damon Cox Recording2016
Spectre On The Spree!David ShepherdDolby House, Holbeach

3c/6 Compton
COS Tapes (COS 107)1984
Wake Up And LiveRichard HillsDolby House, Holbeach

3/19 Compton
Cinema Organ Society (COS 127)2000

Episode 342 – Undecided

WELCOME TO THE NEW SITE!

On this weeks show Damon Cox was very undecided what he should play, so he scrolled through is archive and chose some things he had recently listened to!

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Music Played

Vamping Rose/I’m Shooting High/The Sun Is At My WindowDavid LobbanTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer + Yamaha HS8
Sound Waves (SOW516)1994
Deep PurpleNigel OgdenTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD135)2011
FernandoDavid LoweNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/8 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS239)1998
A Big Band Duo: Basin Street Bounce/UndecidedDavid ShepherdDolby House, Holbeach

3/21 Compton
COS Production (COS 125)1999
I Cover The WaterfrontMark HermanEmbassy Theatre, Fort Wayne IN

4/16 Page
Embassy Theatre Foundation Inc2018
Bermuda Triangle/CopacabanaHoward BeaumontVictoria Hall, Saltaire

3/11 Wurlitzer
Fairview Studios (HB105)2013
That’s AllLen RawleRitz Ballroom, Brighouse

3/10 Wurlitzer
Piping Hot (PH2009)2003

Episode 338 – I Get A Kick Out Of You

On this week’s show Damon throws spotlight on American composer Cole Porter and dedicates an hour of music to his work. So sit back and enjoy a Porter Potpourri!

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Music Played

From This Moment OnJelani EddingtonCivic Theatre, Akron OH

3/19 Wurlitzer
RJE Productions (RJE 2029)2009
So In LoveLyn LarsenSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-207)1994
ExperimentRichard HillsDolby House, Holbeach

3/19 Compton
Cinema Organ Society (COS 127)2000
In The Still Of The NightJohn AtwellTown Hall, Malvern, Victoria, Australia

3/17 Compton
JAmusic (JAM104)2000
I Get A Kick Out Of YouDan BellomyUncle Milt’s Pipe Organ Pizza Vancouver WA

3/18 Wurlitzer
Milt K Recordings (UM102CD)
Evry Time We Say GoodbyeJim RiggsMacy’s Greek Hall, Philidelphia, PA

2/8 Wurlitzer
DSP Recordings2013
Begin The BeguineLen RawleWurlitzer Hall, Leisure Centre, Woking

3/8 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS 2015)1995
My Heart Belongs To Daddy/Lets Fall In Love/Let’s MisbehaveRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 17)2011
Night And DayWalt StronyCapri Theatre, Adelaide

4/29 Wurlitzer
Walter Strony Productions1996
Easy To LoveChris McPheeCapri Theatre, Adelaide

4/24 Wurlitzer
Chris McPhee (CMCD001)1994
You’d Be So Nice To Come Home ToKeith BeckinghamTown Hall Clydebank

3/13 Wurlitzer
Chow Productions (COCD102)2004
Just One Of Those ThingsJohn SengSt. Mary of the Lake Seminary Mundelein IL

4/19 Wurlitzer
Pipes & Places Productions (DSP 051193)1993

Episode 328 – Crazy Rhythm

On this week’s show Damon Cox has sounds from CD’s and Cassette tapes from six of our international favourites!

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Music Played

The King Kong MarchSimon GledhillRialto Square Theatre, Joliet IL

4/24 Barton
Joliet Teatre Organ Enthusiasts (JA-950)c1980s
I’ve Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good)Mark HermanAveni Mansion, Cleveland, OH

4/60 Wurlitzer
Mark Herman Productions2008
The Leap Year WaltzRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD 61)1994
All Through The Night/All Through The DayJohn GiacchiOrion Centre, Sydney

3/17 Wurlitzer
Modern Mood Music (COS274)1991
The Cat From Coos BayLen RawleWurlitzer Hall, Leisure Centre, Woking

3/8 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS 2015)1995
Crazy Rhythm/Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen/Lucky Day/Zing! Went The Strings Of My HeartPhil KelsallAssembly Hall, Worthing

3/22 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD130)2008

Episode 324 – Sanfilippo Send Off

On this weeks show Damon Cox is joined by Simon Gledhill as they pay tribute to Jasper Sanfilippo who passed away last week with an extended show. The centre point of his vast music room is a 5/80 Wurlitzer which is regarded by many as the finest in the world.

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Music played 

TrackArtistOrganRecord LabelYear
Excerpt: My Hopeful HeartLyn LarsenSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

4/28 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-109)1986
La RositaLyn LarsenSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

4/28 Wurlitzer 
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-109)1986
The Minor DragDavid GraySanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
David Gray CD2919
SerenataJelani EddingtonSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
RJE Productions (RJE 1906A)2006
TenderlyLyn LarsenSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-208)1997
Overture To “The Thieving Magpie”Simon GledhillSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-210)2012
Ride Of The ValkyriesCarlo CurleySanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
Hopeful Heart Inc (HHP202)1998