Episode 541 – British in America

This week John Leeming focuses on British organists on American organs

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Music Played

Singing in the BathtubRichard HillsFox Theatre, Atlanta, GA

4/42 Möller
LoverReginald FoortFox Theatre, Detroit, MI

4/36 Wurlitzer
Cook Records (10579-sd)c1960
Goody GoodyDavid GrayEl Capitan Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
I’m in the Mood for LoveSimon GledhillJohn Dickinson High School, Wimington, DE

3/66 Kimball
Kimball Theatre Organ Society (KTOS339)2000
Tiger RagPhil KelsallMission Playhouse, San Gabriel, CA

3/17 Wurlitzer
She’s Funny That WayDavid LoweEmbassy Theatre, Fort Wayne, IN

4/16 Page
Private recording (John Leeming)1985
San Francisco / I Left My Heart in San FranciscoGeorge BlackmoreOrpheum Theatre, San Francisco, CA

4/21 Robert Morton
Doric Records (DO (Q) 1501)1975
There’s No Business Like Show BusinessLen RawleGaumont Theatre, Manchester

4/14 Wurlitzer
Acorn Records (CF244)1973

Episode 517 – Wet ‘n’ Dry

This week Robert Hope-Jones contrasts wet and dry acoustics

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Music Played

You’re the Cream in My CoffeeJessie CrawfordParamount Studio, New York

4/21 Wurlitzer
My Heart Belongs To Daddy
Gordon KibeeRichard Vaughn Studio, Hollywood

5/21 Wurlitzer
Pipe Organ Showpieces
(Omegatape ST7007)
Autumn CrocusSimon GledhillTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS 205)
My Funny ValentineDavid GrayEl Capitan Theatre, LA

4/37 Wurlitzer
ATOS 20182018
My Funny ValentineGeorge WrightFox Theatre San Francisco

4/36 Wurlitzer
Hifi Records (R-708)
Night and DayKenneth Lane (aka Ashley Miller)Metropolitan Theatre, Boston

4/26 Wurlitzer
RKO (ULP-139)
TangerineDan BellomyLong Island University, Brooklyn

4/26 Wurlitzer
Cambria 1108
Glamorous NightDudley SavageSt. John Vianney, Clayhall

3/7 Compton + Melotone
JealousyTom HazletonChicago Stadium

6/51 Barton
Private Recording

Episode 464 – Elizabethan Serenade

On this week’s show John Leeming has been looking through the Radio Times in March and April 1952 to see what people were listening to in theatre organ broadcasts at the time of the Queen’s accession to the throne.

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Music Played

Legend of the Glass Mountain Robinson CleaverGranada, Tooting

4/14 Wurlitzer
President Records (PLCD544)1996
On a Spring Note David GraySanfilippo Foundation Collection

5/80 Wurlitzer
David Gray Records (DG0001)2018
September in the Rain
Robert WolfeOrion Centre, Campsie

3/17 Wurlitzer
Music Digital (CD6021)1996
September in the Rain
Reginald DixonTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer
Sterndale Records (STE3101)2001
Montmartre David ShepherdOdeon, Leicester Square, London

5/17 Compton
John Leeming collection (BBC)1981
Leicester Square Looks Round John HowlettOdeon, Leicester Square, London

5/17 Compton
John Howlett collection (BBC)1965
Looking Around Simon Gledhill & Richard HillsDavid Shepherd Residence, Holbeach

4/22 Compton-plus
John Leeming YouTube2014
Belle of the Ball Stanley WyllieGranada, Walthamstow

3/12 Christie
John Leeming collection1986
Dance of the Three Old Maids John MannSouth Bank University

4/24 Wurlitzer
Odin Music (ODC012)c1989
Dance of an Ostracised ImpReginald Dixon Empress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer
Damon Cox Records (DMCD03)2016
Memories of You Eric LordOdeon, Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
LTOT Records (LTOT9510)1995

Episode 457 – The Rustle Of Spring

Theres an air of spring about – well at least there is on this weeks show!

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Music Played

Spring, Spring, SpringMark LaflinSt. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton
TOEnc Recording2016
The Last SpringDavid GrayDennis Unk Residence, Erie PA

3/21 Wurlitzer
Dennis Unks2017
On A Spring NoteJohn AtwellCapri Theatre, Adelaide

4/25 Wurlitzer
JAmusic (JAM103)1995
It Might As Well Be SpringMichael WooldridgeNew Victoria Centre, Howden-le-Wear

3/19 Wurlitzer
Merlin Productions2012
The Rustle Of SpringReginald FoortFoort Touring Organ

5/27 Möller
Piping Hot (PH2006)2000
Sweeden In SpringtimeGerald ShawOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Private Recording (H.R Hart Collection)
Spring Is HereBuddy ColeBuddy Cole Studio, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer-Morton
Warner Bros. Records (WS 1533)1963
Spring FeverGeorge WrightHollywood Philharmonic Organ at George Wright Residence, Hollywood

4/28 Wurlitzer
BANDA CD (DIDX 3322)1988

Episode 386 – Up Beat

On this weeks show John Leeming is in a rhythmical mood, so get your dancing shoes! Artists include Robert Wolfe, Bryan Rodwell, Billy Nalle, Tom Hazleton and more!

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Music Played

There’s No Business Like Show BusinessTom HazletonCivic Auditorium, Pasadena CA

5/28 Möller
Arkay Records (AR 1076)1983
Rock Around the Clock/
Opus One/In the Mood
Robert WolfeOrion Centre, Sydney

3/17 Wurlitzer
Delta Music (CD 6021)1996
They Were Doing the MamboStanley WyllieRitz Belfast

4c/10 Compton
Private Recording1954
Mr SandmanVic HammettCap’ns Galley Pizza Parlour, Redwood City CA

4/18 Wurlitzer
Doric Records (DO 1401)c1972
I Want to Be HappyWilliam DaviesGranada Kingston, London

3c/10 Wurlitzer
EMI MFP Records (50118)1974
Hot DogDavid GraySanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
David Gray (dg 0001)2018
The Alley CatLenny DeeHammond & drummerBrunswick Records (STA 8578)1964
CochitaDon FrenchOriental Theatre, Portland OR

3/13 Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR O009)c1960’s
Keep Your Sunny Side UpHarry Farmer & Rhythm EnsembleHammond & ComboDecca Records (DFE 6219)c1950
MarieBilly Nalle & Ray Mosca (drums)Paramount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
RCA Victor (LPM-1521)1957
CherokeeBryan RodwellAssembly Hall, Walthamstow

Hammond Concorde
Private Recording1975