Episode 419 – We’ll Gather Lilacs

The music of Ivor Novello is the sole feature on this show. With many great shows to his name, we have two long selections from “Gays The Word” and “The Dancing Years” plus more!

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Music Played

Gay’s The Word Selection
a) Gaity Glad
b) If Only He’d Look My Way
c) A Matter Of Minutes
d) Bees Are Buzzin’
e) Finder Please Return
f) Vitality
Joseph SealRegal/ABC Kingston

3/12 Wurlitzer
PYE Records
( NSPL 18278)
1969
We’ll Gather LilacsDavid LoweNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/8 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS239)1998
The Dancing Years Selection a) Lorelei
b) Waltz Of My Heart
c) Uniform
d) I Can Give You The Starlight
e) Primrose
f) The Leap Year Waltz
g) My Dearest Dear
Richard HillsGuildhall Southampton 4/50 Compton (Dual Console)Silver Street Music (SSM0037)2012

Episode 403 – Tremulating Transistors

On this week’s show John Leeming turns to the sounds of the the Electronic Organ. Sit back and enjoy these fun pipe-less sounds!

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Music Played

Five SonsKlaus WunderlichHammond H100Bell Records (BLR 89 099)2001
Portrait of a FlirtNigel OgdenHammond H100Grasmere Records (GRCD 131)2009
Champs ElyséesStephen VincentParamount VTPO Samples & Yamaha EL90Stephen Vincent – YouTube2021
Rhapsody in Blue/Tico TicoWilliam DaviesRoyal Festival Hall

Multi-Colourtone Electronic Instrument
Private Recording1959
Tico TicoGeorge WrightAllen GW4Banda Records (BAE 5 2004 1)2004
Pick Yourself UpStanley WyllieHammond C3Private Recording1983
Root Beer RagDavid LoweLee Valley Ice Centre

Hammond C3 with PR200 & Korg synth
Private Recording1984
Butterflies in the RainEddie RuhierConn Electronic OrganPrivate Recording1973
Oh MarieGerhard GregorPolydor Studios ‘Strato Organ’Polydor Records (46 034)1956

Episode 400 – At Your Request

On this celebratory edition of the show you have been kind enough to choose the music! So sit back and enjoy the next hour of your requests and messages!

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Music Played

CherokeeBryan RodwellSouthbank Polytechnic, London

4/24 Wurlitzer
COS Tapes (COS116)1989
MeditationDoreen ChadwickGaumont Manchester

4/14 Wurlitzer
Amberlee Records (AML 304X)1972
Spooky Takes A HolidayDonald Thorne Granada Willesden

3/9 Christie
Delta Music Group (BYD77005)2008
A Bedouin in BaghdadDavid LoweRegal/Scala Rotherham

3/9 Conacher
COS Tapes (COS104)1984
Bye, Bye, BlackbirdKeith BeckinghamTown Hall Clydebank

3/13 Wurlitzer
Chow Productions (COCD102)2004
Orange Coloured SkyChristian CartwrightPipes in the Peaks, Ashbourne

3/19 Compton
Pipes In The Peaks & Christian Cartwright (PIP004)2019
The Carousel WaltzJohn MannTown Hall Portslade

3/18 Compton
Grosvenor Records (CDGRS1320)2000
EspanaDouglas ReeveDome Brighton

4/40 Hill Norman and Beard ‘Christie’
Musiqua2015
ThrillerCharlie BaloghOrgan Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/78 Wurlitzer
ERB Enterprises, Inc2012
Midnight SunJelani EddingtonSaunders Residence, Zanesville OH

3/31 Wurlitzer
RJE Productions (RJE 1677)2011
When Yuba Played The Rhumba On The TubaRon RhodeIowa Theatre, Cedar Rapids IA

3/14 Barton
Roxy Productions (RP-103-CD)1991
My Kind Of Love/Then I’ll Be Happy/LostDavid LobbanTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer & Yamaha HS8
Sound Waves (SOW516)1994
Waltz: FascinationPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
AP Recordings (APR2)2012
Tango: Rags To Riches/Havana HeavenJohn BowdlerTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
John Bowdler (JB0008CD)2002
The Wind Beneath My WingsRobert WolfeTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grosvenor Records (CDGRS 1238)1990
Old Pianna RagReginald DixonTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1966

Episode 398 – Mr Lucky

The music of Henry Mancini is the sole feature on this show. His music has been heard countless times on many highly regarded classic films – the most well known is The Pink Panther!

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Music Played

Pink Panther ThemeRex KouryCentury II Wichita

4/36 Wurlitzer
Advent Records (5027)
Days Of Wine And RosesDan BellomyParamount Brooklyn NY

4/26 Wurlitzer
Cambria Master Recordings (CD-1108)1997
Mr LuckyKeith BeckinghamHammond AuroraAd-Rhythm (ARPS-1027)1975
Punch And JudyAlec LeaderHammond T202 & Leslie 145Avenue Recordings (AVE 095)1971
Moon RiverDavid LoweNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/8 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS239)1998
The Baby Elephant WalkCharlie BaloghOrgan Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/78 Wurlitzer
ERB Enterprises, Inc (ERB106)
Two For The RoadLyn LarsenOrgan Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/78 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-211)2000
It Had Better Be TonightHoward BeaumontNew Victoria Centre, Howden-le-Wear

3/19 Wurlitzer
Fairview Studios (HB106)2017

Episode 392 – Swing, Mister

On this weeks show Damon asks the question; Why are there so many songs with female names in their titles compared with male names? We don’t have the answer but here’s a few fellas we can introduce you too – musically of course!

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Music Played

Swing, Mister CharlieRon RhodeEmbassy Theatre, Fort Wayne IN

4/16 Page
Roxy Productions (RP-110 CD)1997
BenDavid LoweTown Hall Clydebank

3/8 Wurlitzer
Chow Productions (COCD101)2002
StanleyChris ElliotShea’s Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo, New York

4/28 Wurlitzer
CPE Productions (CPE-105CD)1993
David’s Theme – from “Kidnapped”Robert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD 51)1992
Mister SandmanLyn LarsenNethercutt Collection, San Sylmar, Los Angeles CA

4/73 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-209)1996
JimmyHelen DellKearns/Carson Residence, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer
Malar Production (MAS-2011)
Alexander’s Ragtime BandZach FrameOrgan Piper Muisc Palace, Milwaukee WI

3/30 Kimbal/Wurlitzer
C-2 Productions LLC (zf0001)2018
AlfieMark LaflinNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/9 Wurlitzer
Laflin Productions (ML001)2012
Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!Charlie BaloghOrgan Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/46 Wurlitzer
ERB Enterprises Inc (ERB 104-CD)

Episode 388 – Music for a Winter Evening

On this weeks show John Leeming has chose music for a winter evening – perfect to put your feet up and stoke the fire. The music is all easy on the ear from Ballads to the Bossa Nova.

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Music Played

You Are Too BeautifulDan BellomyUncle Milt’s Pipe Organ Pizza Vancouver WA

3/18 Wurlitzer
Milt K Recordings (UM102CD)c1988
Rain Shadows/Autumn Too SoonDavid LoweTown Hall Clydebank

3/8 Wurlitzer
Chow Productions (COCD101)2002
I’ll See You In My DreamsKen DoubleLong Center, Lafayette, IN

3/21 Wurlitzer
Long Center TOS1996
TreesDudley BeavenGranada, North Cheam

3/8 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1940
My Funny ValentineJim RiggsParamount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer
RTR Productions (RTC103C)1989
I Concentrate On YouLyn LarsenSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-208)1995
When You Wish Upon A StarRob RichardsEl Capitan, Hollywood, CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
Hollywood Philharmonic Recordings (HPR200301)
2003
Polka Dots And MoonbeamsBryan RodwellOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Private Recordingc1974

Episode 384 – Star Organist Showcase – Encore!

On this weeks show we don’t have one star organist, but many! Damon looks back over the special programs he’s recorded and has picked a few tracks that either weren’t broadcast or we haven’t heard since they were!

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Music Played

Sirocco/At The Balalaika/Rio ChambiraDavid LoweVictoria Hall, Saltaire

3/12 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Recording2019
East Of The SunIain McGlincheyParamount 450 VTPOTOEnc Recording2019
Stevie Wonder Selection: For Once In My Life/Isn’t She Lovely?/I Just Called To Say I Love YouMark LaflinBarry Earl Residence, Leighton Buzzard

3/16 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Recording2019
Harlem NocturneSimon GledhillFentham Hall, Hampton-in-Arden

3/11 Compton
TOEnc Recording2015
Sweet Georgia Brown/The Original Dixieland One Step/Mack The KnifeRobert WolfeAssembly Hall, Worthing

3/22 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Recording2018

Episode 282 – A Couple Of Swells

It’s star organist time, well, actually, this month we have two star organists! David Lowe and Adam Evans are two contrasting organist that complement each-other very well. Well you get to hear these two masters of the console on the Victoria Hall Saltire Wurlitzer with their own imitable styles!

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Music Played

Adam Evans: 

Get Happy

There’s A Place In My Heart For You

Fly Me To The Moon

Sonata

David Lowe: 

Gigolo

Spring Is Here/It Might As Well Be Spring/Spring, Spring, Spring

La Mer/Up A Lazy River

All tracks played by Adam Evans & David Lowe on the 3/12 Wurlitzer in The Victoria Hall Saltaire. Recorded by Damon Cox using Sontronics STC-1S microphones, recorded with Zoom F8 Recorder and mixed with Adobe Audition. Organ tuned and maintained David Lowe and members of the COS northern district. Thanks to Richard Stephenson for giving permission for this to be broadcast.