Episode 459 – They Can’t Take That Away From Me

Damon indulges himself this week with some current favourite tracks this week!

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Music Played

The CharlestonBill VlasakParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
Music Palace Productions (MPP-1002)
Jitterbug WaltzDave WickerhamJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/66 Kimball
Dickinson Theatre Organ Society (DTOS901)2000
Empty Saddles In The Old CoralVic HammettGranada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer
Audicord (ACD 232)1980
Dancing In The DarkJim RoseveareParamount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1983
Plink, Plank, PlunkPierre PallaAVRO Radio Studio, Hilversum, Holland

4/19 Standaart-Compton
Private Recording1958
They Can’t Take That Away From MeBuddy ColeBuddy Cole Studio, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer-Morton
Doric Recording (DO 1421)1980
Time WasKeith BeckinghamTown Hall Clydebank

3/13 Wurlitzer
Chow Productions (COCD102)2004
Rhumba: Close Your Eyes/History Of LovePhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD125)2006
Three Coins In The FountainReginald DixonBBC Playhouse Manchester

3/13 Wurlitzer
One-Up (EMI Records) (OU 2132)1976
Something’s Gotta GiveGeorge WrightGeorge Wright Studio Organ, Leslie Factory, Pasadena CA

3/27 Wurlitzer
Westlake Productions/BANDA CD (BA-520042)2004

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 452 – Meet the Ladies

As its international women’s day next Tuesday, Damon celebrates some of the ladies of song on this week’s show!

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Music Played

Lulu’s Back In TownMark HermanAlabama Theatre, Birmingham AL

4/29 Wurlitzer
Alabama Chapter ATOS (ALA-1783-09)2009
ClareBuddy ColeBuddy Cole Studio, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer-Morton
Doric Recording (DO 1421)1980
The Girl From IpanemaSimon GledhillBurtey Fen Collection

2/9 Wurlitzer
Burtey Fen Collection (BFC003)2004
RubyGeorge WrightGeorge Wright Studio Organ, Leslie Factory, Pasadena CA

3/27 Wurlitzer
Westlake Productions/BANDA CD (BA-520042)2004
Girl TalkJohn SengSt. Mary of the Lake Seminary Mundelein IL

4/23 Howell-Wurlitzer
Hot Pipes (HO3001)2017
Nancy (With The Laughing Face)Michael WooldridgeNew Victoria Centre, Howden-le-Wear

3/19 Wurlitzer
Merlin Productions2012
NicolaGeorge BlackmoreGaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer
Private Recording (H.R Hart Collection)1963
LauraJoseph SealRegal/ABC Kingston

3/12 Wurlitzer
PYE Records (NSPL 18261)1968
LouiseBryan RodwellGranada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer
Ventures In Sound (VIS-B3)

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 442 – White Christmas

This week Damon continues with more festive favourites which need no introduction!

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Music Played

Jingle BellsGeorge WrightRichard Vaughn Studio Organ, Hollywood CA

5/21 Wurlitzer
Hi-Fi Records (R-706)1955
White ChristmasReginald DixonTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Readers Digest (2-769-0-1)1968
Santa Claus Is Coming To TownTom HazletonNethercutt Collection, San Sylmar, Los Angeles CA

4/74 Wurlitzer
Klavier Records International Inc (KD-77030)2000
Have Yourself A Merry Little ChristmasJackie BrownGranada, Tooting

4/14 Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-S070)1969
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!Eddie Dunstedter & The Jingle-Bells OrchestraGulbransen Theatre (Electronic) OrganMusic For Pleasure Ltd (MFP 1174)1965
Mele KalikimakaMark HermanNathan Barr Studio, Tarzana, Los Angeles CA

3/19 Wurlitzer
YouTube2020
The Christmas WaltzMark LaflinOrgan Theatre, St. Albans

3/6 Rutt
TOEnc Recording 2016
The Christmas SongRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 06)2002
Sleigh RidePhil KelsallThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Thursford Enterprises Ltd (TECD 27)1997

Episode 425 – Random Numbers

On this week’s show John Leeming let his computer choose random numbers this week and from that he selected corresponding LP to create the music for this weeks show!

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Music Played

From This Moment OnBilly NalleCentury II Wichita

4/36 Wurlitzer
Wichita Theatre Organ, Inc (1458)1978
DestinyJoseph SealRegal/ABC Kingston

3/12 Wurlitzer
Marble Arch Records. (MALS 1255)1970
Lady Is A TrampGeorge WrightFox San Francisco CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
Doric Recording (DO 1417)1978
September In The RainEverett NourseFox San Francisco CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
Doric Recordings (DO 1406)1974
Cheek To CheekDolton McAlpinParamount Theatre, Baton Rouge, LA

2/6 Robert-Morton
Concert Recording (CR-0076)1969
Blue PreludeBill ThomsonRialto, South Pasadena, CA

2/10 Wurlitzer
Lift Music Company (BT 1002)1964
Doll DanceReginald FoortMosque Theatre, Richmond, VA

3/17 Wurlitzer
Cook Laboratories inc (1059x)1956
Moon RiverLenny Dee Studio recording Hammond + comboBrunswick Records (STA 8578)1964
Sambalina Vic HammettTown Hall, Buckingham

3/10 Wurlitzer
Saga Records (SOC 1037)1967
Sounds Of WonderLyn LarsenJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/24 Kimball
Swartwout Productions (DTOS-1001)1971

Episode 412 – Vintage Vinyl

On this week’s show John Leeming ventures into his vintage vinyl record collection and pulls out a selection of tracks from LP’s he’s not played for some time!

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Music Played

Let’s Break The Good NewsThe Organ, The Dance Band And Me (Robinson Cleaver)Abbey Road EMI Studios

3/9 Compton
EMI World Records (SH504)1886
I’ll Take RomanceTom SheenRichard Loderhouse Studio NY

4/38 Wurlitzer
Renwick Records
(MO8P-0175)
1961
On A Little Balcony In SpainJim RiggsGrand Lake Theatre, Oakland CA

3/13 Wurlitzer Hybrid
Jim Riggs (WRA1-165)1985
StardustGeorge WrightParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
King Records (265-3)1958
Sweet SueGerald ShawOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Carwal Records (CAR-103)1964
You Light Up My LifeCharlie BaloghRoaring 20s Pizza, Grand Rapids, MI

3/38 Wurlitzer
Ronson Records (RT 102)c1979
Bumble BoogieNeil JensenDendy Theatre, Brighton, Vic. Australia

3/15 Wurlitzer
Keymedia Productions1983
Some Day I’ll Find You/I’ll See You AgainErnest BroadbentParamount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
Acorn Records (CF 235)1973
That’s A PlentyNoel BriggsGaumont Manchester

4/14 Wurlitzer
Acorn Records (CF 225)c1971

Episode 406 – Waltz In Swingtime

The music of Jerome Kern is the sole feature on this show he composed hits such as Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, The Way You Look Tonight and is perhaps best known for the music from Showboat!

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Music Played

I Won’t DanceDwight BeachamThe Fountain Street Church, Grand Rapids MI

Allen 620 Computer Theatre Organ
Allen Organ Company (DLW 1019)1976
The Way You Look TonightJerry NaganoWheaton Fox Studio, Wheaton IL

4/26 Robert Morton
Jerri-Co Productions2008
Waltz In SwingtimeJohn GiacchiSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
Modern Mood Music (MMM 003)2001
Pick Yourself UpJohn SengSt. Mary of the Lake Seminary Mundelein IL

4/24 Howell-Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-0170)
She Didn’t Say YesLyn LarsenDendy Theatre, Brighton, Melbourne, Australia

3/15 Wurlitzer
Essential Records (ERS 1008)
All The Things You AreGeorge WrightChicago Theatre, Chicago IL

4/29 Wurlitzer
BANDA CD. (42192F)2000
Who?John AtwellCapri Theatre, Adelaide

4/25 Wurlitzer
JAmusic (JAM103)1995
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes/You Were Never Lovelier/The Song Is YouPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD132)2011

Episode 404 – Spring Fever

Spring is in the air, but hopefully you don’t have a fever! On this show Damon is in full seasonal swing with some appropriate music!

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Music Played

Bill FloydSpring Is HereParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
Cook Records (Laboratories) (1150)1953
The First Day Of SpringJelani EddingtonSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
RJE Productions (RJE 1906A)2006
On A Spring NoteCatherine DrummondNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/9 Wurlitzer
Cathrine Drummond Records (CRCD4)2003
It Might As Well Be SpringBill VlasakParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
WJV Productions, Inc (WJVCD-106)1992
April DayArmsbee BancroftTown Hall Ossett

3/13 Compton-Christie
A NTOT Production (NLS 103)1978
Voices Of SpringGeorge WrightGeorge Wright Studio Organ, Leslie Factory, Pasadena CA

3/27 Wurlitzer
Hamilton Records (HLP 12120)1964
To SpringBilly NalleCentury II Wichita

4/36 Wurlitzer
Wichita Theatre Organ, Inc (1959)1981
Spring FeverJohn GiacchiSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
Modern Mood Music (MMM 003)2001

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