Episode 176 – Born in 1937

On this weeks show we celebrate the 80th birthdays of some of the finest organs born in 1937. Theses include the Granada Clapham Junction Wurlitzer, Paramount Birmingham, Southampton guildhall and many more!

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Music played

Vic Hammett  – Granada – COS Archive 1974

Nigel Ogden – Secret Love – COS 1988

Michael Wooldridge – Love For Sale – OS 1995

Kevin Grunill – What A Difference A Day Made/Dream A Little Dream Of Me/Please – 2004

Gerald Shaw – Tambourin Chinois – Carwall c1965

Arnold Loxam – Skylark – Audicord 1995

Reginald Porter-Brown – Oh! When The Saints – Private Recording DMC Archive

(Photo JDSharp courtesy of Cameron Lloyd)

Episode 174 – Recent Affairs

This weeks show is a round up of recent news.This includes the celebration of St Patrick’s Day, The 100th Birthday of Vera Lynn and the sad attacks on Westminster in London.

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Music played

Gerald Shaw – Irish Washerwoman – Concert Recording 1968

Stanley Wylie – Medley Of Irish Ballads – COS 1995

Joseph Seal – Back To Old Ireland – Private Recording c1950’s

Vic Hammett – How Are Things In Glocca Morra? – Concert Recording 1966

Nicholas Martin – The White Cliffs Of Dover – Turners 1987

John Mann – Anniversary Waltz – BFCD 2006

Dudley Savage – Auf Widerseh’n – DST Unknown Date

Keith Beckingham – We’ll Meet Again – OKROLLEM 2015

Chris Elliot – Westminster – Unknown Label 1998

Episode 127 – Delights from the Dome

On this weeks show Damon throws a spotlight on the mighty Dual Purpose Hill, Norman and Beard concert organ in the Dome, Brighton. The original 1936 installation is one of the most unique sounding organs in the country and was really made popular by Douglas Reeve. On the show we feature highlights from John Mann’s recent spring concert there and tracks from Douglas Reeve and Michael Maine.

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Music played

Douglas Reeve – Pack Up Your Troubles – Musiqua 2015

Douglas Reeve – Music Of Richard Rodgers: Lover/Mountain Greenery/The Sound Of Music/June Is Bustin’ Out All Over/Oaklahoma – Grosvenor 1998

Michael Maine – Laura – Regent Recordings 1989

John Mann – March Militaire

John Mann – The Swan

John Mann & Jonathan Adams – Flirtation Waltz

John Mann – Sunshine Medley: Powder Your Face With Sunshine/Keep Your Sunny Side Up/You Are My Sunshine/Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah/The Sun Has Got His Hat On/The Sunsihe Of Your Smile/On The Sunny Side Of The Street/Painting The Clouds/We’ll All Go Riding On A Rainbow

John Mann – Sussex By The Sea

All John Mann tracks Recorded by Damon Cox on a Zoom H2n. Organ currently tuned and maintained David Houlgate.