Episode 550 – Stars On 78

This week John Leeming picks some random section of 78rpm discs

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Music Played

I Go for ThatSidney TorchGaumont State, Kilburn, London

4/16 Wurlitzer
Columbia Records (FB2208)1939
What a Day We’ll HaveRobinson Cleaver (The Organ, the Dance Band and Me)EMI Studio, London

3/8 Compton
Parlophone Records (F2514)c1950
Mistakes/Charmaine/Dancing with Tears in My EyesReginald DixonTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer
Columbia Records (FB3636)1952
I Used to Be Colour Blind/Change Partners/The YamDudley BeavenGranada Theatre, Clapham Junction

3/8 Wurlitzer
Decca Records (F6937)1938
I’m Always Thinkin’ of You RagFrank GordonRitz Cinema, Birkenhead

3/8 Christie
Cinema Organ Society (COS2)c1955
Joseph! Joseph!/Cinderella (Stay in My Arms)/Georgia’s Got a MoonDonald ThorneGranada Theatre, Willesden, London

3/9 Christie
Decca Records (F6919)1938
Stairway to the StarsArthur Young and Fela SowandeNovachord and Hammond electronicsDecca Records (F7312)1939
Manhattan SerenadeHenry CroudsonParamount Theatre, Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
Regal Zonophone Records (MR2342)1936
The Miller of DeeRobin RichmondHammond electronicHis Master’s Voice Records (BD1144)1946
It Don’t Mean a Thing if It Ain’t Got That Swing/St Louis Blues/Sentimental Gentleman from GeorgiaSidney TorchRegal Cinema, Edmonton, London
4/15 Christie
Columbia Records (FB1158)1935
Bonus track: Midnight, the Stars and YouAlex Mendham and His OrchestraOrchestraPalomar Records (2111-A)2020

Episode 438 – Organ Plus

On this week’s show John Leeming brings us another show where pipes and electronic organs are combined with other instruments.

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Music Played

Galloping ComediansBuddy Cole & The Monty Kelly OrchestraBuddy Cole Studio, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer-Morton
Alshire International (S-5288)1965
Come Fly with MeJonathan Ortloff & Allan WardGray’s Armoury Drill Hall, Cleveland OH

3/17 Wurlitzer
J Ortoff Records (Roll Out the Big Guns)2010
Ting-a-LingArthur Young & Hatchett’s SwingtetteDecca recording studio, London

Decca Records (F7336)1939
The Canals of AmsterdamBert van den Brink & Lars VisscherMuziekcentrum van de Omroep, Hilversum, Holland

4/20 Standaart-Compton
Bel AmiRobin Richmond & Organ Grinder’s SwingBBC Studio

Private recording (BBC)1945
Hello BluebirdJim Riggs & Vincent LopezLittle River Studio, Miller, Wichita
3/19 Wurlitzer
Jim Riggs Records (The Perfect Combination)2008
Sleigh RideArtie Dunn &
The Three Suns
RCA recording studio, New York

HMV Records (B10000)1950
Santa BabyWill Shaw &
Miles Allen
Keith Evans Studio, Chepstow

4/33 GW4 Allen (digital)
Mostyn Productions2020