Episode 519 – It’s Ten O’Clock

This week John Leeming remembers Armsbee Bancroft with a recording made at the Granada Clapham Junction.

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Music Played

Abie, My Boy (signature tune)
Out of the Blue
Limehouse Blues
(not known)
Poor Butterfly
Crazy Rhythm
As Time Goes By
The Nearness of You
(not known)
Two Sleepy People
Georgia on My Mind
If I Had You
One Morning in May
Thanks for the Memory
Lazy River
Abie, My Boy (signature tune)

All tracks played on the 3/8 Wurlitzer in the Granda Clapham Junction, in 1978. Original recording from the John Leeming Archive.

Episode 478 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: It’s Unusual – Mostly!

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back in his archive with some slightly more unusual items!

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Music Played

It’s De-LovleySimon GledhillCivic Auditorium, Pasadena CA

5/28 Möller
Nigel Ogden Archive1996
‘Jig’ FugeVirgil FoxParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive1956
Bideford QuayArmsbee BancroftCecil Theatre, Hull

3/15 Marshall Sykes
Audicord (AC225)1993
Rhythm MedleyHorace FinchEmpress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer
Pipe Organ Presentation
ArchangelGerald Shaw/The Walker BrothersOdeon Leicester Square

F5c/17 Compton
Toccata – Widor VGerald ShawRegal Marble Arch

4/37 Christie
MSS Studios (MSSCD06)1968

Episode 476 – Ancient Tapes & Discs

On this week’s show John Leeming delves into his archive full of ancient Tapes & Discs.

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Music Played

Love and MarriageDudley SavageABC Cinema, Plymouth

3/8 Compton
Private recording (Dudley Savage)c1995
Nobody Does It BetterLen Rawle & ‘Duke’ Blatchly (trumpet)Gaumont State Theatre, Kilburn, London

4/16 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS2002)c1995
I Got Rhythm/Someone to Watch Over MeArmsbee BancroftAstra Theatre, Llandudno

3/8 Christie
COS Archive (Bill Ravenall)1983
I Left My Heart in San FranciscoRoy BentleyAstra Theatre, Llandudno

3/8 Christie
Private Recording (Roy Bentley)c1975
Don’t Ever Walk in the ShadowsThe Organ, the Dance Band and MeEMI Studio, Abbey Road, London

3/8 Compton
Parlophone (F1946)1943
MoonglowCor SteynTesselschade Church, Hilversum, NL

5/27 Möller
Private Recording1965
Stranger on the ShoreHubert SelbyThursford Collection

3/19 Wurlitzer
Thursford Enterprises (TE03)1978
Spooky Takes a HolidayDudley BeavenGranada Theatre, Welling

3/8 Wurlitzer
Archive recording (BBC)1939
Stella by StarlightBill ThomsonParamount Theatre, Oakland

4/27 Wurlitzer
Private recording (John Leeming)1983

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