Episode 389 – Christmas with Nigel Ogden

On this weeks show Nigel Ogden presents a specially recorded programme of music recorded on his Compton 363 Electrone. The music is light and on the more traditional side which is perfect for a candle lit evening.

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Music Played

TitleArtistOrganInfo.Year
Sinfonia Antartica (Excerpt)Halle OrchestraFree Trade Hall, Manchester

Compton Electrone
EMI Records1953
March Of The ToysNigel OgdenFree Trade Hall, Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS210)1998
Under The Christmas Mistletoe Nigel OgdenCompton 363 ElectroneNigel Ogden Recording2020
Walking In The AirNigel OgdenCompton 363 ElectroneNigel Ogden Recording2020
Donegal Cradle SongNigel OgdenCompton 363 ElectroneNigel Ogden Recording2020
The Holy BoyNigel OgdenCompton 363 ElectroneNigel Ogden Recording2020
Penguins PlaytimeNigel OgdenCompton 363 ElectroneNigel Ogden Archive2020
Christmas EveNigel OgdenCompton 363 ElectroneNigel Ogden Archive2020
Christmas MorningNigel OgdenCompton 363 ElectroneNigel Ogden Archive2020

Episode 388 – Music for a Winter Evening

On this weeks show John Leeming has chose music for a winter evening – perfect to put your feet up and stoke the fire. The music is all easy on the ear from Ballads to the Bossa Nova.

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Music Played

You Are Too BeautifulDan BellomyUncle Milt’s Pipe Organ Pizza Vancouver WA

3/18 Wurlitzer
Milt K Recordings (UM102CD)c1988
Rain Shadows/Autumn Too SoonDavid LoweTown Hall Clydebank

3/8 Wurlitzer
Chow Productions (COCD101)2002
I’ll See You In My DreamsKen DoubleLong Center, Lafayette, IN

3/21 Wurlitzer
Long Center TOS1996
TreesDudley BeavenGranada, North Cheam

3/8 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1940
My Funny ValentineJim RiggsParamount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer
RTR Productions (RTC103C)1989
I Concentrate On YouLyn LarsenSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-208)1995
When You Wish Upon A StarRob RichardsEl Capitan, Hollywood, CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
Hollywood Philharmonic Recordings (HPR200301)
2003
Polka Dots And MoonbeamsBryan RodwellOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Private Recordingc1974

Episode 387 – Give Me The Simple Life

On this weeks show Damon has given himself the simple life, by selecting tracks from recent CDs. The show includes tracks from Howard Beaumont, Mark Laflin, Donald MacKenzie, Christian Cartwright and four from the recent ATOS convention CD.

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Music Played

Our DirectorChristian CartwrightPipes in the Peaks, Ashbourne

3/19 Compton
Pipes In The Peaks & Christian Cartwright (PIP004)2019
Morning Has BrokenHoward BeaumontCommunity Centre, Ryhope

3/9 Compton
Fairview Studios (HB 111)2019
Give Me The Simple LifeJerry NaganoAuditorium Theatre, Rochester NY

4/22 Wurlitzer
American Theatre Organ Society (ATOS 2019)2019
Midnight In MayfairAlex JonesFirst Universalist Church, Buffalo NY

3/13 Hope-Jones
American Theatre Organ Society (ATOS 2019)2019
Somewhere In TimeNathan AvakianRiviera Theatre, North Tonawanda NY

3/16 Wurlitzer
American Theatre Organ Society (ATOS 2019)2019
Cheek To Cheek/Top HatSimon GledhillClemens Centre, Buffalo NY

4/32 Wurlitzer-Marr & Colton
American Theatre Organ Society (ATOS 2019)1961
Her Name Is MaryMark LaflinSt. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton
Cinema Organ Society (COS131)2018
Sweet SueDonald MacKenzie Odeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Musiqua (201801)2018

Episode 386 – Up Beat

On this weeks show John Leeming is in a rhythmical mood, so get your dancing shoes! Artists include Robert Wolfe, Bryan Rodwell, Billy Nalle, Tom Hazleton and more!

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Music Played

There’s No Business Like Show BusinessTom HazletonCivic Auditorium, Pasadena CA

5/28 Möller
Arkay Records (AR 1076)1983
Rock Around the Clock/
Opus One/In the Mood
Robert WolfeOrion Centre, Sydney

3/17 Wurlitzer
Delta Music (CD 6021)1996
They Were Doing the MamboStanley WyllieRitz Belfast

4c/10 Compton
Private Recording1954
Mr SandmanVic HammettCap’ns Galley Pizza Parlour, Redwood City CA

4/18 Wurlitzer
Doric Records (DO 1401)c1972
I Want to Be HappyWilliam DaviesGranada Kingston, London

3c/10 Wurlitzer
EMI MFP Records (50118)1974
Hot DogDavid GraySanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
David Gray (dg 0001)2018
The Alley CatLenny DeeHammond & drummerBrunswick Records (STA 8578)1964
CochitaDon FrenchOriental Theatre, Portland OR

3/13 Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR O009)c1960’s
Keep Your Sunny Side UpHarry Farmer & Rhythm EnsembleHammond & ComboDecca Records (DFE 6219)c1950
MarieBilly Nalle & Ray Mosca (drums)Paramount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
RCA Victor (LPM-1521)1957
CherokeeBryan RodwellAssembly Hall, Walthamstow

Hammond Concorde
Private Recording1975

Episode 385 – Cancer Research Fundraiser (On-Demand)

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Audio Only Options

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Music Played

Tunes In Contrast: Moonlight In Vermont/It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)/September In The Rain/Bugle Call Rag/I Cover The Waterfront

1960’s: Those Were The Days/Everybody’s Talkin’ At Me/Apache/Telstar/How Do You Do It?/I Will Wait For You/Quando, Quando, Quando/Can’t Buy Me Love

I’ll See You Again

All tracks played live on Hammond M100 on Monday 23rd November 2020

Episode 384 – Star Organist Showcase – Encore!

On this weeks show we don’t have one star organist, but many! Damon looks back over the special programs he’s recorded and has picked a few tracks that either weren’t broadcast or we haven’t heard since they were!

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Music Played

Sirocco/At The Balalaika/Rio ChambiraDavid LoweVictoria Hall, Saltaire

3/12 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Recording2019
East Of The SunIain McGlincheyParamount 450 VTPOTOEnc Recording2019
Stevie Wonder Selection: For Once In My Life/Isn’t She Lovely?/I Just Called To Say I Love YouMark LaflinBarry Earl Residence, Leighton Buzzard

3/16 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Recording2019
Harlem NocturneSimon GledhillFentham Hall, Hampton-in-Arden

3/11 Compton
TOEnc Recording2015
Sweet Georgia Brown/The Original Dixieland One Step/Mack The KnifeRobert WolfeAssembly Hall, Worthing

3/22 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Recording2018

Episode 383 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Distant Airwaves

On this weeks show Nigel Ogden back with music from the airwaves, or at-least they were in the distant past! Gems on this show include contributions from George Blackmore, Reginald Dixon, Harold Nash, Charles Smart and more!

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Music Played

TitleArtistOrganInfo.Year
El CicadaStanley Wyllie Ritz Belfast

4c/10 Compton
Nigel Ogden Archive1958
CalcuttaGeorge BlackmoreEmpire Leicester Square, London

4/20 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive1960
You Were Meant For Me/Manhattan/You Can’t Stop Me From DreamingReginald DixonBBC Playhouse Manchester

3/13 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive1975
Ballet Selection: Can Can (Rossini)/Waltz From ‘Coppelia’/Finale From ‘Dance Of The Hours’Ernest BraodbentTower Ballroom, Blackpool


3/14 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive1975
Popgun PatrolBryan RodwellGaumont Coventry

3c/9 Compton
Nigel Ogden Archive1960
Dizzy FingersCharles SmartBBC Theatre Organ No.2, Hoxton, London

5/27 Möller
Nigel Ogden Archive1958
Let Yourself Go/???Harold SmartBBC Theatre Organ No.2, Hoxton, London

5/27 Möller
Nigel Ogden Archive1965
The Wing CommanderHarold NashBBC Theatre Organ No.2, Hoxton, London

5/27 Möller
Nigel Ogden Archive1956

Episode 382 – So What’s New?

On this weeks show Damon provides some escapism from the worlds woes with a show of new additions to the archive! Artists include Walt Strony, Tom Sheen, Jim Riggs and more!

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Music Played

Le Jazz HotNeil JensenJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/25 Kimball
Engle Associates Recording (EAR-10495)
StardustWalt StronyOrgan Stop Pizza, Phoenix AZ

4/29 Wurlitzers
Organ Stop Pizza (OSP-104)1978
A Warner Bros Potpourri –
a) Sittin’ On The Backyard Fence
b) The Shadow Waltz
c) Pettin’ In The Park
d) I’m Like A Fish Out Of Water
e) Forty Second Street
Jim RiggsGrand Lake Theatre, Oakland CA

3/13 Wurlitzer Hybrid
Jim Riggs (WRA1-165)1985
Watch What HappensDon SimmonsOrgan Grinder Restaurant, Portland, Oregon

4/38 Wurlitzer
Sound Productions (DS-OG)
MeditationTom HazletonSt. Mary Of The Lake Seminary Mundelein IL

4/24 Howell-Wurlitzer
Arkay Enterprises (AR 1044)
Moonlight In VermontTom SheenRichard Loderhouse Studio NY

4/38 Wurlitzer
Renwick Records (MO8P-0175)1961
Sadie (The Cleaning Lady)Lyn LarsenDendy Theatre, Brighton, Melbourne, Australia

3/15 Wurlitzer
Bill Armstrong Pty. Ltd.

Episode 381 – Gothic Design

On this weeks show we are pretty spooked out as its Halloween! We present everything from Ghosts & Specters in Haunted Ballroom’s to the Gothic Phantom himself….We recommend you don’t listen to this show on your own at night….

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Music Played

Intro Music: Enter The PhantomLen RawleTonawanda, Chorleywood

4/24 Wurlitzer
The Scoring House2012
Gothic DesignNigel OgdenManchester Cathedral

4m Harrison & Harrison Ltd
Cavendish Music (CAV CD63)1994
GhostbustersZach FrameOrgan Piper Music Palace, Milwaukee WI

3/30 Kimbal-Wurlitzer
C-2 Productions LLC (zf0001)2018
The Haunted BallroomSimon GledhillTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS 205)1994
The Phantom Of The Opera/The Music Of The NightPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD123)2005
Ghost Riders in the SkyLyn Larsen & Tony FenelonNethercutt Collection, San Sylmar, Los Angeles CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-108)
Spectre On The Spree!Bobby Pagan & Louis MordishBBC Theatre Organ No.2, Hoxton, London

5/27 Möller
Digital Gramophone Company1952
Suite Gothique: IV. ToccataCarlo CurleyGirard College Chapel, Philadelphia PA

4/106 Skinner
Decca ‎(458 364-2)1998

Episode 380 – Christie Showcase

On this weeks show John Leeming throws a spotlight on Christie organs. They were built by Hill, Norman & Beard and have a reputation for being quite quirky!

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Music Played

TangerineVic HammettRegal Edmonton

4/15 Christie
Private Recording1963
Little Red MonkeyJohn MannTony Manning Residence, Farnborough

3/9 Christie
Grosvenor Records (GRS1114)1981
Around The Marble Arch/Cuckoo In The NestGeorge BlackmoreRegal/Odeon Marble Arch, London

4/37 Christie
Private Recording1964
To A Wild RoseByron JonesAstra Theatre, Llandudno

3/8 Christie
Grosvenor Records (GRS1169)1985
Five Foot Two (Eyes Of Blue)Frank Fowlerex. Servicemen’s Club, Stotfold

3/10 Christie
John Christie Ltd (3003)1981
Dainty MissDavid ShepherdRegal Eastleigh

3c/8 Christie
Private Recording1977
12th Street RagNoel BriggsRegal Edmonton

4/15 Christie
Private Recording1973
A Kiss In The DarkWalt StronyEMD/Granada Walthamstow, London

3/12 Christie
Private Recording1084
Rhapsody In BlueGeorges Ghestem & Georges Tzipine OrchestraGaumont Palace, Paris

4/15 Christie
Editions Hortus (Hortus 160)2020