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

Episode 323 – That Year, 1930

On this week’s show Damon Cox celebrates the 90th Birthday of two of the large Wurlitzer’s imported into this country. The Paramount/Odeon, Manchester and the Trocadero Elephant & Castle were both divided instruments in huge auditoriums.

Sit back and enjoy some nostalgic sounds of these instruments in their original locations.

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Music played 

TrackArtistOrganRecord LabelYear
Casse Noisette Suite: March/Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy/Waltz Of The Flowers Quentin MacleanTrocadero Elephant and Castle, London

4/21 Wurlitzer
Sterndale Records (STE 1016)1994
Green Turtle SambaDennis MathewTrocadero Elephant and Castle, London

4/21 Wurlitzer
Carwall Records (LP/101)1959
Butterflies In The RainWilliam DaviesTrocadero Elephant and Castle, London

4/21 Wurlitzer
BBC Records (REC 349)1979
I’m Getting Sentimental Over YouEric LordParamount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
Acorn Records (CF 225)1972
Waltz: The Gypsy PrincessErnest BroadbentParamount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
Acorn Records (CF 235)1973
On The Avenue: Slumming On Park Avenue/You’re Laughing At Me/The Girl On The Police Gazette/This Years Kisses/He Ain’t Got Rhythm/I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm Henry CroudsonParamount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
Acorn Records (CF 270)1977

Episode 319 – Fantastic Farnon

On this week’s show Damon Cox celebrates the compositions of Canadian composer Robert Farnon. The Canadian born composer is known for writing some of the worlds finest light music in the 1950’s.

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Music played 

TrackArtistOrganRecord LabelYear
Jumping BeanJim RiggsParamount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer
Melody Maker1993
How Beautiful Is NightBryan RodwellGranada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer
Ventures In Sound (VIS-B3)c60’s
Melody FairStanley WyllieRitz Belfast

4c/10 Compton
COS Tapes (COS 122)1995
Poodle ParadeSimon Gledhill & Richard HillsJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/66 Kimball
American Theatre Organ Society2015
Westminster WaltzNigel OgdenFree Trade Hall, Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS225)1996
Manhattan PlayboyManhattan PlayboyParamount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1983
Peanut PolkaPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD87)1998
Journey Into MelodyJohn GiacchiCapri Theatre, Adelaide

4/29 Wurlitzer
Modern Mood Music (MMM002)2000
State OccasionIain FlitcroftGaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer
COS Tapes (COS113)1988

Episode 318 – Office Party

On this week’s show Damon Cox celebrates the end of 2019 even though there a few more days to go yet! This show is our usual end of year office party where we look back over the last year and bring you a special selection of live tracks that you won’t have heard before!

So sit back for this hour long show as we wish you all good heath for 2020!

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Music played 

TrackArtistOrganRecord LabelYear
Just One Of Those ThingsMark LaflinVictoria Hall, Saltaire

3/12 Wurlitzer
DMC Recording2019
The Place Where Lost Things GoAaron HawthorneVictoria Hall, Saltaire

3/12 Wurlitzer
DMC Recording2019
Fats Waller Selection: Ain’t Missbehavin’/My Very Good Friend The Milkman/Honeysuckle Rose David LoweSt. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton
DMC Recording2019
My Fair Lady Selection: I Could Have Danced All Night/Wouldn’t It Be Lovely/I’ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face/Show Me/With A Little Bit Of Luck/On The Street Where You Live/Get Me To The Church On Time Chris Powell St. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton
DMC Recording2019
These Foolish ThingsSimon GledhillAstoria Centre, Barnsley

3/17 Compton
PCOT Recording2019
Be Our Guest/I Wanna Be Like YouHoward BeumontAssembly Hall, Worthing

3/22 Wurlitzer
DMC Recording2019
Georgia/Strike Me PinkDavid GrayAssembly Hall, Worthing

3/22 Wurlitzer
DMC Recording2019
Waltzing Through Europe: Tulips From Amsterdam/Vienna City Of My Dreams/Wunderbar/Under The Bridges Of Paris/Wonderful Copenhagen Keith BeckinghamFentham Hall, Hampton-in-Arden

3/11 Compton
DMC Recording2019
Blue MoonLen RawleMarine Arcade, Douglas, Isle Of Man

2/10 Wurlitzer
DMC Recording2019
Serenade In Blue Michael Wooldridge & Jayden VicareyTroxy Stepney London

4/25 Wurlitzer
DMC Recording2019
Tico TicoWalt StronyTroxy Stepney London

4/25 Wurlitzer
DMC Recording2019
New YearLen RawleTonawanda, Chorleywood

4/24 Wurlitzer
The Scoring House2012

Episode 317 – Winter Wonderland

On this week’s show Damon Cox is in full Christmas spirit as he presents his choice of seasonal melodies both old and new!

From Damon Cox, John Leeming, Nigel Ogden, Mark Laflin and James Mclean we hope you have a very Merry Christmas!

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Music played 

TrackArtistOrganRecord LabelYear
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

/While Shepherds Watched/Good King Wenceslas/O Little Town Of Bethlehem/O Come All Ye Faithful

Phil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Crimson Productions (CRIMCD183)1998
It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The YearMark LaflinOrgan Theatre, St. Albans

3/10 Wurlitzer
DMC Recording2016
A Christmas Love Song (All I Want For Christmas Is You)Jim RiggsAlabama Theatre, Birmingham AL

4/29 Wurlitzer
Alabama Chapter ATOS )ALA-1783-09)2009
Sleigh RideJelani EddingtonSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
RJE Productions (RJE 1908B)2006
The Wassail Song – “A Christmas Scamper” Medley: White Christmas/Snowy White Snow and Jingle Bells/The Fairy on the Christmas Tree/Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer/The Teddy Bear’s Picnic Sandy MacPherson, Bobby Pagan & Louis MordishBBC Theatre Organ No.2, Hoxton, London

5/27 Möller
Digital Gramophone Company2017
Winter WonderlandReginald Dixon & John McCarthy ChorusTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Readers Digest (2-769-0-1)1968
Frosty The Snowman/Here Comes Santa Claus/Let It Snow/Santa Claus Is Coming To Town Robert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 06)2002
The Christmas SongSimon GledhillSt. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton
JL Recording2019

Episode 315 – Moon Melody

On this week’s show Damon Cox celebrates songs on the Moon and a slightly belated celebration to the moon landings which happened 50 years in 1969! This show also marks our 6th year in production!

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Music played 

TrackArtistOrganRecord LabelYear
Fly Me To The MoonAdam EvansBurtey Fen Collection

3/14 Compton
Burtey Fen CD2004
Moonlight In VermontSimon GledhillNew Victoria Centre, Howden-le-Wear

3/19 Wurlitzer
Crescendo (CDHLW 1007)2011
Moon RiverDavid LoweNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/8 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS239)1998
MoonglowJoseph SealRegal/ABC Kingston

3/12 Wurlitzer
PYE Records (NSPL 18261)1968
Reaching For The MoonErnest BroadbentTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
One-UP/EMI (OU 2171)1977
Paper MoonDan BellomyWarnors Theatre, Fresno CA

4/14 Robert Morton
Dan Bellomy Productions2001
Blue MoonLen RawleWurlitzer Hall, Leisure Centre, Woking

3/8 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS 2015)1995
Winter SunsetNigel OgdenSt. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton
COS Tapes (COS114)1988

Episode 311 – London Suite

On this week’s show Damon Cox throws spotlight on some of the great music written about parts of London.

We take a two day trip, starting Down The Mall, then up to Berkley Square (where that famous nightingale sang), then down to Mayfair just in time for midnight. As the sun rises we travel from Covent Garden to Westminster and land up in Knightsbridge – where we are in town tonight!

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Music played 

TrackArtistOrganRecord LabelYear
Down The MallPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD 67)1995
A Nightingale Sang In Berkley SquareChris McPheeCapri Theatre, Adelaide

4/24 Wurlitzer
Chris McPhee (CMCD001)1994
Midnight In MayfairSimon GledhillTrinity Arts Centre, Pudsey

3/8 Wurlitzer
YORCOS Tapes (YORCOS 303)1995
London Suite: Covent GardenDavid ShepherdTavernham Hall, Norfolk

3c/8 Compton
Deroy Records (DER1386)1977
London Suite: WestminsterChris ElliotPlummer Auditorium Fullerton CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
CPE Productions (CPE-106CD)1998
London Suite: KnightsbridgeRichard HillsGuildhall Southampton

4/50 Compton (Dual Console)
Silver Street Music (SSM0037)2012

Episode 310 – Bournemouth by the Sea

On this week’s show Damon Cox throws spotlight on the fine 4 manual Compton organ in the Pavilion, Bournemouth which this year celebrated its 90th Birthday. Installed in 1929 the Compton is a historic example of the early work of the John Compton Organ company. The Compton is still used for regular lunchtime concerts making it one of the more used organs in the UK

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Music played 

TrackArtistOrganRecord LabelYear
Happy Days Are Here AgainRobert WolfePavillion, Bournemouth

4/22 Compton
Private Recordings2016
By The SeaDonald MacKenziePavillion, Bournemouth

4/22 Compton
CPS Studios (PAVILI006)2005
Cry Me A RiverMichael MainePavillion, Bournemouth

4/22 Compton
CPS Studios (PAVILI006)2005
The Pied PiperNigel OgdenPavillion, Bournemouth

4/22 Compton
BKT (BKT 003)1988
Moonlight In VermontNigel OgdenPavillion, Bournemouth

4/22 Compton
BKT (BKT 003)1988
The Storm At SeaAaron HawthornePavillion, Bournemouth

4/22 Compton
TOEnc Recordings2019