Episode 571 – Remembering John Smallwood

This week Damon is joined by David Lowe as they pay tribute to John Smallwood.

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Music Played

Coronation ScottDavid LoweNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/8 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS239)1998
AgainDavid ShepherdNew Gallery Regent Street, London

2/8 Wurlitzer
COS Tapes (COS120)1991
They Can’t Take That Away From MeTom HazletonSouthbank Polytechnic, London

4/24 Wurlitzer
COS Tapes (SBW401)1988
Portrait Of A Toy SoliderDudley BeavanGranada, Woolwich

3c/8 Wurlitzer
Private Recording (John Leeming)1938
The Heather On The HillKeith BeckinghamNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/9 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Recording2018
Just One Of Those ThingsMark LaflinNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/9 Wurlitzer
Laflin Productions
LauraCatherine DrummondNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/9 Wurlitzer
Cathrine Drummond Records (CRCD4)2003

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 476 – Ancient Tapes & Discs

On this week’s show John Leeming delves into his archive full of ancient Tapes & Discs.

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Music Played

Love and MarriageDudley SavageABC Cinema, Plymouth

3/8 Compton
Private recording (Dudley Savage)c1995
Nobody Does It BetterLen Rawle & ‘Duke’ Blatchly (trumpet)Gaumont State Theatre, Kilburn, London

4/16 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS2002)c1995
I Got Rhythm/Someone to Watch Over MeArmsbee BancroftAstra Theatre, Llandudno

3/8 Christie
COS Archive (Bill Ravenall)1983
I Left My Heart in San FranciscoRoy BentleyAstra Theatre, Llandudno

3/8 Christie
Private Recording (Roy Bentley)c1975
Don’t Ever Walk in the ShadowsThe Organ, the Dance Band and MeEMI Studio, Abbey Road, London

3/8 Compton
Parlophone (F1946)1943
MoonglowCor SteynTesselschade Church, Hilversum, NL

5/27 Möller
Private Recording1965
Stranger on the ShoreHubert SelbyThursford Collection

3/19 Wurlitzer
Thursford Enterprises (TE03)1978
Spooky Takes a HolidayDudley BeavenGranada Theatre, Welling

3/8 Wurlitzer
Archive recording (BBC)1939
Stella by StarlightBill ThomsonParamount Theatre, Oakland

4/27 Wurlitzer
Private recording (John Leeming)1983

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)
Polka Dots And MoonbeamsBryan RodwellOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Private Recordingc1974