Episode 461 – Platinum

Damon celebrates the platinum jubilee ahead of the long celebration weekend with some hits from 1952.

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Music Played

Marching StringsErnest BroadbentTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
One-Up/EMI Records (OU 2042)1974
The ‘Moulin Rouge’ ThemeJoseph SealRegal/ABC Kingston

3/12 Wurlitzer
Decca Recording Company (SKL 4154)1962
Blue TangoBill VlasakParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
WJV Productions,Inc (WJVCD-107)1996
Belle Of The BallDonald MacKenzieOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Musiqua (DOMOLS2007)2007
Lullaby Of BirdlandJohn AtwellCapri Theatre, Adelaide

4/25 Wurlitzer
JAmusic (JAM103)1995
El ChocloEverett NourseFox San Francisco CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
Fantasy Records (501395014)
DelicadoRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD 86)1997
Auf Wiedersehn SweetheartDudley SavageMere Farm, Haughley, Stowmarket

3/8 Compton
DS Productions
Black & White RagPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRALP 34)1989

Episode 440 – Music For Relaxing Listening

On this week’s show John Leeming has selected some relaxing music from the hands of Dudley Savage.

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Music Played

Goodnight Sweetheart

Secret Love

Love Is the Sweetest Thing

Time on My Hands

How Deep Is the Ocean?

Wishing

Love Walked In

Pedro the Fisherman

Getting Sentimental over You

Come Prima

Once in a While

My Foolish Heart

Auf Wiedersehen

Now Is the Hour

Goodnight Sweetheart

All tracks played on the 3/6 Compton in Mere Farm, Haughley, Suffolk . Originally released by Dudley Savage on his own label.

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 434 – Melotone Magic

On this week’s show John Leeming has an all Compton show – specifically featuring Comptons with a Melotone Unit.

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Music Played

Happy Days Are Here AgainUnknownUnknownTheatre Projects Sound Libraryc1960
Love Walked InRon CurtisGrays State Theatre

3/6 Compton
Dene Records (DKA9242)1992
WaveDavid ShepherdThe Plough, Great Munden

3/11 Compton
Tonawanda Sound (TWS1001)1974
We’re in the Money/I’ve Got to Sing a Torch SongGerald ShawOdeon Leicester Square, London

5/17 Compton
COS Archives (BBC)1966
In the Still of the Night Sidney TorchEMI Studio No 1, London

3/8 Compton
Columbia Records (FB1932)1938
Harlem NocturneSimon GledhillSt John Vianney, Clayhall

3/6 Compton
Private recording (JL)2007
Once in a While Al BollingtonParamount, Tottenham Ct Rd

4/10 Compton
Pavilion Records (PAST CD 7052)1994
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes Trevor WillettsLyric, Wellingborough

2/5 Compton
Emporio Records (EMPRCD560)1995
I’ll Be Around/Ça C’est Paris Stanley WyllieRitz, Belfast

4/10 Compton
COS Tapes (COS122)1995
Moonlight Becomes YouDudley SavageABC, Plymouth

3/8 Compton
Perfect Partners (PP001CD)2008

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 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

Episode 393 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Clayhall

On this weeks show Nigel Ogden is back with a special focusing on the 3 manual Compton currently installed in St. John Vianney Church, Clayhall. Included is a rare edition of Midland Console featuring the organ in its original home.

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Music Played

TitleArtistOrganInfo.Year
‘Bless The Bride SelectionNigel OgdenSt. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton
Nigel Ogden Archive1992
Midland Console
a) Cock O’ The North
b) Dolls On Parade
c) Tango (Albeniz)
d) Rhumbalina
e) Memories Of The Ballet
f) Cock O’ The North
George BlackmoreRitz, Nuneaton

3/7 Compton
Nigel Ogden Archive1958
Sophistication WaltzStanley WyllieSt. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton
Nigel Ogden Archive1992
Cavalcade Of Martial SongsDudley SavageSt. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton
Nigel Ogden Archive1992

Episode 375 – Sounds Savage

On this weeks show we are remembering stalwart broadcaster Dudley Savage. His series “as prescribed” made his name famous and resulted in him receiving an MBE in 1978. Sit back and enjoy Dudley play the Plymouth Compton, an unbeatable combination!

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Music Played

Signature Tune: The Floral Dance

Toytown Trumpeters

Syncopated Clock

The Eighth Army

Autumn Leaves

The Whistler And His Dog

Clarinet Samba

Smoke Get’s In Your Eyes

Stop Look And Whistle/Charade/Lullaby Of Birdland/Tell Me When

Farandole II

Signature Tune: The Floral Dance

All tracks played on the 3/8 Compton in the Royal-ABC Plymouth, Broadcast date unknown c1964. Original tape recorded by “GWA”. Recordings re-mixed with Adobe Audition.