Episode 450 – Splanky!

This show is called Splanky, give it a listen to find out why!

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Music Played

SplankyMichael WooldridgeGaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS 218)1995
VolareLyn LarsenOrgan Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/78 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-211)2000
Catch A Falling StarBill VlasakParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
WJV Productions, Inc (WJVCD-107)1996
Twilight TimeArnold LoxamThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Thursford Enterprises (TE 01)1977
Gigi Selection: Gigi/I Remember It Well/The Night They Invented Champagne/Thank Heaven For Little GirlsRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 05)2002
Some Enchanted EveningGeorge WrightRichard Vaughn Studio Organ, Hollywood CA

5/21 Wurlitzer
Hi-Fi-Records
Record (R-716)
1958
SugartimeDwight BeachamGW4 Allen OrganAllen Organ Company (AOC P/N 031-2008)1998

Episode 443 – 2021 New Years Party

This week John Leeming returns to the microphone to introduce three mini performances by Damon Cox, Nigel Ogden and our resident organist Mark Laflin. Each performer is seated at their own home instrument which means quite a contrast!

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Music Played

a) On A Wonderful Day Like Today

b) Nightingale

c) Cherokee
Damon CoxHammond M100TOEnc Recording 2021
a) March From The Overture To An Occasional

b) Three Pieces For Musical Clocks

c) Faith (Sig. Tune Of ‘Chapel In The Valley’)
Nigel OgdenCompton 363 Concert Model ElectroneTOEnc Recording 2021
a) Smile

b) Irving Berlin Medley: Lets Face The Music & Dance/Puttin’ On the Ritz/Top Hat
Mark LaflinParamount 341 VTPOTOEnc Recording 2021
New YearLen RawleTonawanda, Chorleywood

4/24 Wurlitzer
The Scoring House2012

Episode 439 – On The Street Where You Live

On this week’s show Damon takes us on a tour of roads, avenues, streets and more!

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Music Played

On Fifth AvenueLyn LarsenSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-212)2002
On The Street Where You LiveAshley MillerParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
Command Records (RS 881 SD)1964
42nd StreetVic HammettGranada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer
Audicord (ACD 232)1980
Streets Of LondonRobert WolfeSouthbank Polytechnic, London

4/24 Wurlitzer
COS Tapes (COS 112)1988
In A Cafe On The Road To CalaisJim RiggsGranada Theatre, Kansas City KS

3/21 Barton
RTR Productions (RTC105CD)1991
In A Country LaneSimon GledhillWarren Performing Arts Center, Indianapolis IN

3/18 Barton
Simon Gledhill & CIC-ATOS Inc2001
Slaughter On Tenth AvenueNeil JensenJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/25 Kimball
Engle Associates Recording (EAR-10495)

Episode 437 – By The Fireside

The music of Ray Noble is the sole feature on this show. This great British Bandleader gave us hits like Cherokee, The Very Thought Of You, Love Is The Sweetest Thing and more!

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Music Played

CherokeeMark HermanEmbassy Theatre, Fort Wayne IN

4/16 Page
Mark Herman Production LLC (MH-1001)2006
The Very Thought Of YouBarry BakerRon Wehmeier Residence, Cincinnati, OH

4/33 Wurlitzer
BLB Production (BLBP-1401)1990
Love Is The Sweetest ThingDudley SavageMere Farm, Haughley, Stowmarket, Suffolk

3/8 Compton
Dudley Savage
I Hadn’t Anyone Till YouKeith BeckinghamSouthbank Polytechnic, London

4/24 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS229)1997
The Touch Of Your LipsTrevor BolshawWyvern Touring Organ

3m 120 Speaking Stops
Raymer Sound (RSCD212)2010
Love Locked OutTom HazletonCap’ns Galley Pizza Parlour, Redwood City CA

4/18 Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-0117)
Why The Stars Come Out At NightDavid ShepherdRex Stratford

2/7 Wurlitzer
Deroy Records (Deroy 1154)1974
By The FiresideJim RoseveareWiltern Theatre Los Angeles CA

4/37 Kimball
Cambria Master Recordings (CD1040)1996
Goodnight SweetheartRobinson CleaverBBC Theatre Organ No.2, Hoxton, London

5/27 Möller
Private Recording – E.R Hart Collection

Episode 435 – Miller Magic

On this week’s show Damon features the music associated with Glenn Miller.

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Music Played

Chattanooga Choo ChooLen RawleTonawanda, Chorleywood

4/24 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS 1000)1972
At LastPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD58)1993
String Of PearlsLew WilliamsOrgan Stop Pizza, Phoenix AZ

4/29 Wurlitzer
Organ Stop Pizza (OSP 106)1979
Tuxedo JunctionJackie BrownGranada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-SO58)
Serenade In BlueMichael Wooldridge & Jayden VicareyTroxy Stepney London

4/25 Wurlitzer
Private Recording2019
American PatrolDouglas ReeveDome Brighton

4/40 Hill Norman and Beard ‘Christie’
RCA International (INTS 1333)1971
Moonlight SerenadeBill VlasakParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
WJV Productions,Inc (WJVCD-105)1990
In The MoodWalt StronyVince & Pat Aveni Residence, Cleveland OH

4/60 Wurlitzer
Walt Strony2013

Episode 433 – Mood Indigo

The music of Duke Ellington is the sole feature on this show. One of the most famous jazz writers of his time, composer of many hits including Caravan, Satin Doll, Sophisticated Lady and more!

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Music Played

CaravanBryan RodwellGranada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer
Ventures In Sound (VIS-B3)
Mood IndigoJohn SengSt. Mary of the Lake Seminary Mundelein IL

4/23 Howell-Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-0057)
I’m Beginning To See The LightLen RawleFree Trade Hall, Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
The Lancastrian Theatre Organ Trust (LTOT 8621)1986
I Got It Bad and That Ain’t GoodTom HazletonSouthbank Polytechnic, London

4/24 Wurlitzer
COS Tapes (SBW401)1988
Satin DollNigel OgdenAstra Theatre, Llandudno

3/8 Christie
COS Tapes (COS101)1983
Sophisticated LadyCharlie BaloghOrgan Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/78 Wurlitzer
ERB Enterprises, Inc (ERB110)2000
It Don’t Mean A ThingJonas NordwallOrgan Grinder Resturant, Portland, Oregon

4/27 Wurlitzer
Organ Grinder (JN110CD)

Episode 430 – Trumpets, Bugles & Tubas

On this week’s show Damon is in reed mood as we heat tunes with Trumpet, Bugle or Tuba in the title!

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Music Played

Toy TrumpetReginald DixonTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Columbia Records (SCX 3379)1961
Trumpet VoluntaryDudley SavageRoyal/ABC Plymouth

3/8 Compton
Perfect Partner Records (PP001CD)2008
Trumpet Blues & CantabileBryan RodwellHilversum, Holland

5/27 Möller
Private Recording1966
A Trumpeter’s LullabyChris McPheeCapri Theatre, Adelaide

4/29 Wurlitzer
Chris McPhee (CMCD003)1999
Bugler’s HolidayHector OliveraJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/28 Kimball
Engle Associates Recording (EAR-10272-73)1973
Boogie Woogi Bugle BoyRon RhodeOrgan Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/26 Wurlitzer
Roxy Production. (RP-111 CD)1997
Bugle Call RagNicholas MartinTurners Musical Merry-Go-Round

3/19 Wurlitzer
Turners Entertainments Ltd (TMM18CD)1997
When Yuba Plays The Rhumba On The TubaThe Three Suns ft. Ray BohrParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
His Masters Voice. (LPM-1333)1957
Tuba TuneWalt StronyVince & Pat Aveni Residence, Cleveland OH

4/60 Wurlitzer
Walt Strony2013

Episode 428 – Over The Rainbow

The music of Harold Arlen is the sole feature on this show. Best known perhaps for writing Over The Rainbow, but has many great standards to his name!

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Music Played

Get HappyTom HazletonCap’ns Galley Pizza Parlour, Redwood City CA

4/23 Wurlitzer
Arkay Enterprises (AR 1044)
Happiness Is Just A Thing Called JoeJohn SengRichard Loderhouse Studio NY

4/34 Wurlitzer
United Artists Records (UAL 4056)1959
I’ve Got The World On A StringBarry BakerRon Wehmeier Residence, Cincinnati, OH

4/33 Wurlitzer
BLB Productions (BLB1402)1999
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue SeaHoward BeaumontCommunity Centre, Ryhope

3/9 Compton
Fairview Studios (HB 111)2019
Stormy WeatherLen RawleMusical Museum, Brentford

3/12 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS 2018D)2000
Over The RainbowRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 04)2001
One for My BabyJim RiggsMacy’s Greek Hall, Philidelphia, PA

2/8 Wurlitzer
DSP Recordings2013

Episode 424 – Knightsbridge

The music of Eric Coates is the sole feature on this show. With many great orchestral pieces to his name, this show has three solos and the finale is the three movements from his “London Suite” played by different organists.

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Music Played

Dam Busters MarchNicholas MartinTurners Musical Merry-Go-Round

3/19 Wurlitzer
Nicholas Martin (NNS8)1989
Dance In The TwilightRichard HillsJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/66 Kimball
Dickinson Theatre Organ Society (DTOS1101)2002
Sleepy LagoonLen RawleWurlitzer Hall, Leisure Centre, Woking

3/8 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS 2015)1995
London Suite I – Covent GardenNigel OgdenBBC Playhouse Manchester

3/13 Wurlitzer
Grosvenor Records (GRS 1140)1983
London Suite II – WestminsterChris ElliotPlummer Auditorium, Fullerton CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
CPE Productions (CPE-106CD)1998
London Suite III – KnightsbridgeLyn LarsenCentury II Wichita

4/36 Wurlitzer
Intersound Inc (CDD 281)1986

Episode 422 – Signature

On this week’s show Damon takes a look at the composing organist and his works!

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Music Played

Our Squadron LeaderNigel OgdenTown Hall Stockport

4/20 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS248)2000
Tango: Tower Ballroom TangoPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD50)1992
Unfinished DreamLyn LarsenThe Organ Loft, Salt Lake City UT

5/34 Wurlitzer
P.I.P.E. RECORDS (PRS-01)1974
JarvisMark HermanEmbassy Theatre, Fort Wayne IN

4/16 Page
Embassy Theatre Foundation Inc2018
The Mighty WurlitzerAndrew FennerOdeon Hammersmith

4/15 Compton
KPM Music ‎(KPM 1149)1975
Bubble CarTelecast Orchestra & Charles WilliamsOrchestraGuild Music (GLCD 5201)2013
Serenade To MarianneJoseph SealBBC Theatre Organ No.2, Hoxton, London

5/27 Möller
ER Hart Collection1962
Southern SambaDudley SavageRoyal/ABC Plymouth

3/8 Compton
Perfect Partner Records (PP001CD)2008
After The MoviesGerald ShawOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
ER Hart Collection1963
Home In A HurryBobby PaganGranada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer
ER Hart Collection1963