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

Episode 399 – Another Organ Plus

On this week’s show John Leeming shows us yet again how well the theatre organ blends with other instruments and performers. John has an extensive archive so we get to delve into some delightful lesser heard tracks on this show!

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Music Played

Rock Around The ClockLyn Larsen with Jack Bethards & His OrchestraPlummer Auditorium, Fullerton CA

4/37 Wurlitzer
Beldale Records (CD421)2000
Dizzy FingersLouise Macdonald & Stanley WyllieGransha High School, Bangor, County Down

3/8 Compton
Private Recording1985
Slow Boat to ChinaOrgan Grinder’s Swing (Robin Richmond)HammondPrivate Recording1945
The Little BoyPierre Palla & Frank van SchaikAVRO Radio Studio, Hilversum, Holland

4/19 Standaart-Compton
Decca Records (AM 958)1949
On Green Dolphin StreetBert van den BrinkBroadcast Music Centre, Hilversum, Holland

4/20 Standaart-Compton
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley SquareBBC Big Band & Bryan RodwellHammondPrivate Recording1983
It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)Charlie BaloghOrgan Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/78 Wurlitzer
ERB Enterprises (ERB-120)2011
An Earful of Music/Fall In and Follow Me/Temptation Rag/Ship AhoyRobinson Cleaver & Theatre Organ Club VocalAbbey Road EMI Studios

3/9 Compton
TOC-NTOT Productions (NLM104)1978