Episode 340 – Cassette Compilation

On this week’s show John Leeming looks back at some albums that only were released on cassettes in the 80’s and 90’s

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Music Played

Dixontime No.12 Part 2: The White Cliffs Of Dover/Papa Niccolini/The Sailor With The Navy Blue EyesReginald DixonGranada, Slough

3/8 Wurlitzer
NTOT Kinura (NCS206)1989
I Only Have Eyes For YouLen RawleGranada, Slough

3/8 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS2003)1988
‘A’ You’re AdorableRussell HolmesTown Hall, Burton-on-Trent

3/8 Wurlitzer
Sarum Sound (SSC136)1991
On the Quarter DeckJohn MannSouth Bank Wurlitzer

4/23 Wurlitzer
Odin Music (ODC012)c1990s
London By NightJohn GiacchiOrion Centre, Sydney

3/17 Wurlitzer
John Giacchi (COS274)1985
A Handful of KeysWalt StronyScottish Rite Temple, Oakland

3/19 Allen digital
Walt Strony (WSP-3)1987
You and IDudley SavageCompton House, Brey-on-Rhine, Germany

3/7 Compton
Sterma (KINO1)1995
My Hats On The Side Of My Head/When You’ve Got A Little Springtime In Your Heart/Celebratin’/We’ll All Go Riding On A RainbowDavid ShepherdOrgan Theatre, St Albans

3/6 Rutt
Location Recording Service (SAAMS 1008)1988

Episode 339 – Pandemic Prescription – Prog No.5

Join Damon for an additional show every Monday at 8pm to help wash away the blues for those who are stuck indoors.

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Music Played

March: Imperial EchoesNicholas MartinTurners Musical Merry-Go-Round

3/19 Wurlitzer
Turners Entertainments Ltd (TMM18CD)1997
Phantom BrigadeDoreen ChadwickGaumont Manchester

4/14 Wurlitzer
Audicord (ACD216)1990
The Volunteer OrganistDouglas & Joyce ReeveDome Brighton

4/40 Hill Norman and Beard ‘Christie’
Grosvenor Records
(SKGRS 1100)
1981
With My Little Stick Of Blackpool RockArnold LoxamTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grosvenor Records (GRS 1161)1985
Ladies In LavenderHoward BeaumontNew Victoria Centre, Howden-le-Wear

3/19 Wurlitzer
Fairview Studios (HB106)2017
Bugle Call RagSidney TorchRegal Edmonton

4/15 Christie
Sterndale Records (STE 1001R)1991
A Tribute To Rogers And Hart: With A Song In My Heart/Isn’t It Romantic/Bewitched/Blue Moon/Lover/I Wish I Were In Love Again/This Can’t Be Love/Thou Swell/I Could Write A Book/My Funny Valentine/Johnny One Note/The Lady Is A TrampTony FenelonJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/66 Kimball
Dickinson Theatre Organ Society (F-114)2014

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 337 – Pandemic Prescription – Prog No.4

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Music Played

All Over The PlaceSimon GledhillWarren Performing Arts Center, Indianapolis IN

3/18 Barton
Simon Gledhill & CIC-ATOS Inc2001
Nancy (With The Laughing Face)Michael WooldridgeNew Victoria Centre, Howden-le-Wear

3/19 Wurlitzer
Merlin Productions2012
Our Squadron LeaderNigel OgdenTown Hall Stockport

4/20 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS248)2000
King Of Jazz Selection: Ragamuffin Romeo/It Happened in Monterey/I Like To Do Things For You/Happy Feet/A Bench In The Park/Song Of The DawnQuentin Maclean & The Regal Cinema OrchestraRegal/Odeon Marble Arch, London

4/37 Christie
Sterndale Records (STE 1315)2000
‘Easter Parade’ Selection: Easter Parade/Steppin’ Out With My Baby/A Couple Of Wells/I’m Just A Fella With An UmbrellaHorace FinchEmpress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer
Deroy Records (Deroy 951)1972
Tango: Tower Ballroom TangoPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD50)1992
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley SquareRichard HillsGuildhall Southampton

4/50 Compton (Dual Console)
Silver Street Music (SSM0037)2012
Deed I DoFraser GartshoreLaukhuff Organ Factory, Weikersheim, Germany

3/11 Möller
Organum Musikproduktion (Seit1823)2003
Can’t Help Lovin’ That ManDonald MacKenzieLaukhuff Organ Factory, Weikersheim, Germany

3/11 Möller
Organum Musikproduktion (Seit1823)2003
The CharlestonGeorge WrightFox San Francisco CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
Hi-Fi Records (R-718)1959

Episode 336 – Seaside Memories

On this weeks show we conclude the two shows remembering Mr. Blackpool – Reginald Dixon. 30th March saw the 50th anniversary of Reg leaving the tower and a massive 90 years since he started there.

Tonight Nigel Ogden is at the microphone and in his archive as he brings us Reg’s last solo broadcast from the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool in 1967.

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Music Played

I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside

‘Over The Footlights’ Selection

Eleanora

Blue Tango

Black & White Rag

At Your Request: The Last Waltz/Little Girl/Autumn Leaves/Happy Days Are Here Again

Legend Of The Glass Mountain

Sing Song: Marie/Loves Old Sweet Song/Friends And Neighbours/I Love A Lassie/Till We Meet Again

I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside

All tracks played on the 3/14 Wurlitzer in the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool broadcast on 30th March 1970. Original tape thanks to Nigel Ogden. Recordings re-mixed with Adobe Audition. 

Episode 335 – Pandemic Prescription – Prog No.3

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Music Played

One O’Clock JumpCharlie BaloghOrgan Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/73 Wurlitzer
ERB Enterprises (ERB112)2001
Journey Into MelodySimon GledhillEMD/Granada Walthamstow, London

3/12 Christie
COS Tapes (COS109)1985
Gigi Selection: The Night They Invented Champagne/Thank Heaven For Little Girls/GigiJohn MannDome Brighton

4/41 Hill Norman and Beard ‘Christie’
John Mann Recordings2010
StardustSidney TorchGaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer
Decca Record Company
(SPA 195)
1972
Blue Goose RagJohn BowdlerTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
John Bowdler (JB0010CD)2006
It’s MagicBobby Hackett & John SengRichard Loderhouse Studio NY

4/34 Wurlitzer
The Good Music Record Co (A 26656)1995
Memory Corner: I’ll Be Around/Waltzing In The Clouds/I’m Sure Of Everything But You/Chinatown, My ChinatownStanley WylieRitz Belfast

4c/10 Compton
COS Tapes (COS 122)1995
I’m Walking Behind You/A Garden In The Rain/I’ll Get ByRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Thursford Enterprises (TECD 02)1991
Spring Will Be A Little Late This YearJim RoseveareParamount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1983
England’s GloryNigel OgdenTown Hall Manchester

5m Cavaille-Coll
OS Digital (OS207)1994

Episode 334 – Farewell Mr Blackpool

On this weeks show we start the first part of two shows remembering Mr. Blackpool – Reginald Dixon. 30th March saw the 50th anniversary of Reg leaving the tower and a massive 90 years since he started there.

Tonight we are taking you back in time to the 29th March 1970 and to the farewell broadcast – performed live to a capacity crowd.

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Music Played

I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside

I Kiss Your Hand Madame

The Stein Song

Don’t Speak Love (Vince Hill)

Isn’t This A Lovely Day (The Northern Dance Orchestra)

Czardas

Intermezzo From ‘Cavalleria Rusticana’

Toot Toot Tootise/Whispering/South Of The Boarder/Darktown Strutters Ball/Happy Days Are Here Again

No Other Love (Vince Hill)

Dream Of Olwen

The Storm At Sea

Sing Song: Ma He’s Making Eyes At Me/Let The Rest Of The World Go By/We’ll Keep A Welcome/End Of The Road/I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside

Encore: We’ll Meet Again

All tracks played on the 3/14 Wurlitzer in the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool broadcast on 30th March 1970. Originals tape from thanks to Nigel Ogden. Recordings re-mixed with Adobe Audition. 

Episode 333 – Pandemic Prescription – Prog No.2

Join Damon for an additional show every Monday at 8pm to help wash away the blues for those who are stuck indoors.

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Music Played

MGM Jubilee Overture: Singin In The Rain/I’ve Got You Under My Skin/Broadway Rhythm/The Last Time I Saw Paris/Temptation/Be My Love/The Trolley Song/On The Atchison, Topeka And The Santa Fe/Donkey Serenade/Over The RainbowSimon Gledhill & Richard HillsJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/66 Kimball
American Theatre Organ Society (ATOS2015)2015
Waltz MinuetKeith BeckingahmGranada, Harrow, London

3c/8 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1968
In Party MoodDudley SavageOdeon Weston-Super-Mare

3c/6 Compton
Private Recording (Curtesy Stephen Dutfield)1990
The Echo Of A SerenadeThe Organ, The Dance Band And MeAbbey Road EMI Studios

3/9 Compton
The Empress Recording Company (RAJCD843)1995
CherokeePhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD87)1998
So In LoveJohn AtwellTown Hall, Marrickville, Sidney, Australia

2/11 Wurlitzer
JAmusic (JAM110)2010
‘La Cage Aux Folles’ Selection: I Am What I Am/La Cage Aux Folles/The Best Of TimesRobert WolfeSouthbank Polytechnic, London

4/24 Wurlitzer
The Cinema Organ Society (COS112D)2019
Rainy Days and MondaysJerry NaganoCivic Auditorium, San Gabriel, Hollywood CA

3/16 Wurlitzer
Jerri-Co Productions (JCP-1001)1978
Tea For TwoBryan RodwellGranada, Clapham Junction, London

3c/8 Wurlitzer
Private Recording (Curtesy John Leeming)1978
The Grenadiers WaltzDouglas ReeveDome Brighton

4/40 Hill Norman and Beard ‘Christie’
Musiqua2015
Vespa/Charmaine/For YouErnest BroadbentAssembly Hall, Worthing

3/11 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1986
The MiddyNigel OgdenTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD135)2011

Episode 332 – Organs in the Mix

On this week’s show John Leeming delivers another organ plus showing how versatile the mighty cinema organ is with other instruments and musicians.

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Music Played

TrackArtistOrganRecord LabelYear
Liberty Bell MarchUS Regimental Field Band & Gerhard GregorNDR studio, Hamburg

3/21 Welte
Alshire Records (S-5291)c1970
April in ParisDe Paul Wind Ensemble & Charlie BaloghRialto Square Theatre, Joliet, IL

4/27 Barton
Joliet T.O Enthusiasts2002
Too YoungFela Sowande & Piano, RhythmHammond OrganLondon Records (RPS 39010)c1960
Love in BloomHarold Ramsay & Guitar, VocalistGranada, Tooting

4/14 Wurlitzer
Parlophone Records (R1972)1935
Bei Mir Bist Du SchönKlaus Wunderlich & Hubert Deuringer (accordion)Telefunken studio

Hammond
Bell Records (BLR89104)2002
In the Still of the NightGeorge Wright & SynthesiserHollywood Philharmonic Organ at George Wright Residence, Hollywood

4/28 Wurlitzer
Banda Records (DIDX2532)1987
We’ll Meet AgainVera Lynn & Arthur YoungNovachordDecca Records (F7268)1939

Episode 331 – Pandemic Prescription – Prog No.1

Join Damon for an additional show every Monday at 8pm to help wash away the blues for those who are stuck indoors and possibly without toilet roll! Please note these addition show are just temporary!

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Music Played

Georgy Girl/A World Of Our Own/I’ll Never Find Another YouNigel OgdenTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS237)1999
AlfieMark LaflinNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/9 Wurlitzer
Laflin Productions (ML001)2012
TelstarPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
EMI Records (NTS 1078381)1984
‘Mary Poppins’ Selection: Selection: A Spoon Full Of Sugar/Jolly Holiday/Chim Chim Cheree/Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious/Feed The Birds//I Love To Laugh/Let’s Go Fly A KiteDonald MacKenzieOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Musiqua (201801)2018
I Loved YouDavid LoweTown Hall Clydebank

3/8 Wurlitzer
Chow Productions (COCD101)2002
Here There And Everywhere/Penny Lane/I Want To Hold Your Hand/A Hard Days NightRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD93)1998