Episode 411- Come Fly With Me

The music of Jimmy Van Heusen is the sole feature on this show. Many songs on this show are also associated with Frank Sinatra and are great standards!

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Music Played

Star!Hector OliveraJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/28 Kimball
Engle Associates Recording (EAR-10272-73)
All The WayVic HammettGranada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer
Audicord (ACD 232)1980
Throughly Modern MillieLyn LarsenKearns/Carson Residence, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer
Essental Records (ERS-1010)
Here’s That Rainy DayJohn MannTown Hall, Henley-On-Thames

3/12 Allen MDS Theatre II
Grasmere Records (GRCD133)2015
Love And Marriage/The Tender TrapMichael WooldridgeNew Victoria Centre, Howden-le-Wear

3/19 Wurlitzer
Merlin Productions (MPCD110)2012
Polka Dots And MoonbeamsKeith BeckinghamTown Hall Clydebank

3/13 Wurlitzer
Chow Productions (COCD102)2004
It Could Happen To YouBill VlasakParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
WJV Productions,Inc (WJVCD-106)1992
Come Fly With MeSimon GledhillAlabama Theatre, Birmingham AL

4/29 Wurlitzer
Alabama Chapter ATOS (ALA-1783-09)2009

Episode 410 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Christie Contrast

Nigel Ogden is back in his archive with the sounds of two south coast Christies with their respective resident organists at the time.

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Music Played

TitleArtistOrganInfo.Year
a) It’s A Lovely Day Today/Steppin’ Out With My Baby/Doin’ What Comes Naturally
b) Sophisticated Lady
c) In A Persian Market
d) You Started Something/At Sundown/I’ll Never Say Never Again
Brian SharpSandford Holiday Park

3/22 Christie
Nigel Ogden Archive1991
a) Imperial Echoes
b) Forgotten Dreams
c) Tritsch-Tratsch Polka
d) The Teddy Bears’ Picnic
e) Love Walked In/Strike Up The Band
Douglas ReeveDome Brighton

4/40 Hill Norman and Beard ‘Christie’
Nigel Ogden Archive1990

Episode 409 – Towering Heights

This week Damon takes a trip to the seaside and to the sounds of the Tower Ballroom Wurlitzer!

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Music Played

Lullaby of Broadway/Carolina Moon/Toot Toot TootsieReginald DixonTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Columbia Records (SCX 6387)1970
Foxtrot Medley: C’est Si Bon/She’s Funny That Way/You Bought A New Kind Of Love To MeErnest BroadbentTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
One-UP/EMI (OU 2171)1977
With My Little Stick Of Blackpool RockArnold LoxamTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grosvenor Records (CDGRS 1315)2000
Those Foolish ThingsSimon GledhillTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS 205)1994
Sweet Sue/Louise/If You Knew SusieNigel OgdenTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS233)1998
As Time Goes By/You’ll Never Know/Whispering GrassDavid LobbanTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Hallmark (307892)1995
Somewhere Out ThereRobert WolfeTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grosvenor Records (CDGRS 1238)1990
Mack The KnifePhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD80)1996

Episode 408 – Dutch Connections

Damon take a trip to the Netherlands on this weeks show with a mix of recording both old and new featuring mostly Dutch built instruments played by some well known artists!

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Music Played

Castanets Of GranadaErnest BroadbentPassage Theatre Schidam

3/10 Standaart
NOF Sound (N.S.P 80-8-8-2)1981
In Sentimental MoodPierre Palla & Bep RowoldAVRO Radio Studio, Hilversum, Holland

4/19 Standaart-Compton
YouTube 1966
In Buddah’s RealmCor SteynCity Theatre Amsterdam

4/17 Strunk
Panachord (H 1017) Curtesy Wayne Ivany1938
Who Am IHarry DavidsonCommodore Hammersmith

3/10 Standaart
Edison Bell Winner (5445) Curtesy Wayne Ivany1932
Drifting And DreamingPierre PallaTuschinski Theatre, Amsterdam

2/6 Wurlitzer (Style 160)
Curtesy Wayne Ivany1928
The Pink Panther ThemeHans NottrotTuschinski Theatre, Amsterdam

4/10 Strunk-Wurlitzer
NOF Sound (NST-77.8.8-1)1977
(I’ve Got) Beginner’s LuckJelani EddingtonCentraal Buteau Voor De Statistiek, Voorburgh

3/11 Standaart
NOF Sound (NOFCD35)2005
Fools Rush InLen RawleConcerthall and Auditorium, Middelburg

3/11 Compton
NOF Sound2006
PollyPatrick HopperMuziekcentrum van de Omroep, Hilversum, Holland

4/20 Standaart-Compton
Private Recording2021

Episode 407 – Miscellany

On this week’s show John Leeming has a mixed bag of theatre organ miscellany – anything can happen in the next 30 minutes – so tune in!

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Music Played

Mr. WonderfulRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 18)2014
Mr. LuckyLyn LarsenSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-208)1995
Save the Last Dance for MeQuentin MacleanTrocadero Elephant and Castle, London

4/21 Wurlitzer
Columbia Records (DB 759 1934)c1934
String of PearlsLew WilliamsOrgan Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/78 Wurlitzer
ERB Enterprises (ERB 107-CD)1996
Body and SoulBobby PaganAssembly Hall, Worthing

3/10 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1987
Isn’t It a Lovely Day (To Be Caught in the Rain)Jim RiggsDolby House, Holbeach

4/22 Compton-plus
Private Recordingc2004
A Cottage for SaleJohn Clark McCallGrace Church, Sarasota, FL

4/32 Wurlitzer
John Clark McCall2020
Tea for TwoBryan RodwellRegal/Scala Rotherham

3/9 Conacher
Private Recordingc1980

Episode 406 – Waltz In Swingtime

The music of Jerome Kern is the sole feature on this show he composed hits such as Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, The Way You Look Tonight and is perhaps best known for the music from Showboat!

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Music Played

I Won’t DanceDwight BeachamThe Fountain Street Church, Grand Rapids MI

Allen 620 Computer Theatre Organ
Allen Organ Company (DLW 1019)1976
The Way You Look TonightJerry NaganoWheaton Fox Studio, Wheaton IL

4/26 Robert Morton
Jerri-Co Productions2008
Waltz In SwingtimeJohn GiacchiSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
Modern Mood Music (MMM 003)2001
Pick Yourself UpJohn SengSt. Mary of the Lake Seminary Mundelein IL

4/24 Howell-Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-0170)
She Didn’t Say YesLyn LarsenDendy Theatre, Brighton, Melbourne, Australia

3/15 Wurlitzer
Essential Records (ERS 1008)
All The Things You AreGeorge WrightChicago Theatre, Chicago IL

4/29 Wurlitzer
BANDA CD. (42192F)2000
Who?John AtwellCapri Theatre, Adelaide

4/25 Wurlitzer
JAmusic (JAM103)1995
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes/You Were Never Lovelier/The Song Is YouPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD132)2011

Episode 405 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Musical Memories

Nigel Ogden is back in his archive providing all the music for this weeks show. With tracks from events and one or two rare CDs to entertain you this week.

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Music Played

TitleArtistOrganInfo.Year
March Of St. GeorgeNigel OgdenSt. George’s Hall, Liverpool

4m Father Willis
Nigel Ogden Archive1994
Music EverywhereNigel OgdenSymphony Hall, Birmingham

4m Johannes Klais
Nigel Ogden Archive2002
Jamaican RumbaNigel Ogden & Thomas TrotterSymphony Hall, Birmingham

4m Johannes Klais
Nigel Ogden Archive2002

Excerpt from Piano Concert No.2 in C Minor
Nigel OgdenTown Hall Stockport

4/20 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Recordings Ltd
(GRCD129)
2008
The Elephant’s TangoNigel OgdenUlster Hall, Belfast

4m William Hill & Son
Nigel Ogden Archive1990
Wedding Of The Painted Doll/Parade Of The Tin SoldiersNigel OgdenAVRO Radio Studio, Hilversum, Holland 4/19 Standaart-ComptonHJBP 0011989
Now Is The HourNigel OgdenAVRO Radio Studio, Hilversum, Holland 4/19 Standaart-ComptonHJBP 0011989
Hot DogNigel OgdenNotre Dame De France, London

3m August Gern
Nigel Ogden Archive2000

Episode 404 – Spring Fever

Spring is in the air, but hopefully you don’t have a fever! On this show Damon is in full seasonal swing with some appropriate music!

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Music Played

Bill FloydSpring Is HereParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
Cook Records (Laboratories) (1150)1953
The First Day Of SpringJelani EddingtonSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
RJE Productions (RJE 1906A)2006
On A Spring NoteCatherine DrummondNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/9 Wurlitzer
Cathrine Drummond Records (CRCD4)2003
It Might As Well Be SpringBill VlasakParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
WJV Productions, Inc (WJVCD-106)1992
April DayArmsbee BancroftTown Hall Ossett

3/13 Compton-Christie
A NTOT Production (NLS 103)1978
Voices Of SpringGeorge WrightGeorge Wright Studio Organ, Leslie Factory, Pasadena CA

3/27 Wurlitzer
Hamilton Records (HLP 12120)1964
To SpringBilly NalleCentury II Wichita

4/36 Wurlitzer
Wichita Theatre Organ, Inc (1959)1981
Spring FeverJohn GiacchiSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
Modern Mood Music (MMM 003)2001

Episode 403 – Tremulating Transistors

On this week’s show John Leeming turns to the sounds of the the Electronic Organ. Sit back and enjoy these fun pipe-less sounds!

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Music Played

Five SonsKlaus WunderlichHammond H100Bell Records (BLR 89 099)2001
Portrait of a FlirtNigel OgdenHammond H100Grasmere Records (GRCD 131)2009
Champs ElyséesStephen VincentParamount VTPO Samples & Yamaha EL90Stephen Vincent – YouTube2021
Rhapsody in Blue/Tico TicoWilliam DaviesRoyal Festival Hall

Multi-Colourtone Electronic Instrument
Private Recording1959
Tico TicoGeorge WrightAllen GW4Banda Records (BAE 5 2004 1)2004
Pick Yourself UpStanley WyllieHammond C3Private Recording1983
Root Beer RagDavid LoweLee Valley Ice Centre

Hammond C3 with PR200 & Korg synth
Private Recording1984
Butterflies in the RainEddie RuhierConn Electronic OrganPrivate Recording1973
Oh MarieGerhard GregorPolydor Studios ‘Strato Organ’Polydor Records (46 034)1956

Episode 402 – Jeepers Creepers

The music of Harry Warren is the sole feature on this show – he wrote some of the finest music in Hollywood and will forever be associated with master choreographer Busby Berkeley.

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Music Played

’42nd Street’ MedleyLyn LarsenShea’s Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo, New York

4/28 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts (MCI-110)1993
September In The RainBuddy ColeBuddy Cole Studio, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer-Morton
Warner Bros. Records (WS 1557)1964
Jeepers CreepersArnold LoxamTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grosvenor Records1991
You’ll Never KnowGeorge WrightGeorge Wright Studio Organ, Leslie Factory, Pasadena CA

3/27 Wurlitzer
Essential Records (ERS-01W)1971
Remember Me?Sidney TorchGaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer
Piping Hot (PH2007)2001
I Know WhySimon GledhillOriental Theatre, Milwaukee WI

4/39 Kimbal
Simon Gledhill & Kimbal Theatre Organ Society (KTOS339)2000
Chattanooga Choo ChooLen RawleTonawanda, Chorleywood

4/24 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS 1000)1972