Episode 542 – Electric Transcriptions

This week Robert Hope-Jones has an extended show featuring Electrical Transcription discs.

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Music Played

Was It A Dream?
Jessie Crawford4/21 Wurlitzer

Paramount Studio, New York
Buck FeverChester Gay (G. Carter) Unknown InstrumentStandard S-121
Limehouse BluesDick Leibert3/14 Wurlitzer

Radio City (Rockefeller Center) Sound Studio, NY
Thesaurus 0733
Castles in the SandIvan Ditmars Unknown InstrumentMacGregor 2487
Biding My TimeGeorge Wright 4/36 Wurlitzer

Paramount Theatre, New York
Lovely to Look AtEddie Dunstedter Hammond UTS 1830
FandangoPiet van Egmond5/27 Möller

BBC Theatre Organ No.2, Hoxton, London
Festivo 140
Who, If Not You?George Wright Hammond / piano Thesaurus 1350
CharmaineAudrey Lynn (Ann Leaf) 4/21 Wurlitzer

Paramount Studio, New York
APS 60,476-A
Laugh Clown LaughEdwin LeMar (Buddy Cole)Unknown InstrumentStandard S-187
I Have But One HeartKen Wright Kilgen 4/14Standard S-177 
Hello Beautiful; Truly (Royal Typewriter Hour) Helen Crawford 4/21 Wurlitzer

Paramount Studio, New York
CBS Radio

Episode 538 – Audible Autumn

This week Robert Hope-Jones is in autumnal mode.

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Music Played

When The Leaves Are TurningHector OliveraFox Theatre, Atlanta

4/42 Moller
Autumn ConcertoReginald Porter-BrownSouthampton Guildhall

4/50 Compton
Private Recording
Autumn LeavesDudley SavageABC Plymouth

3/9 Compton
Private Recording
Tis, Autumn; Falling Leaves/A Faded Summer LoveBuddy ColeBuddy Cole Studio, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer-Morton
Warner Bros. Records
(WS 1557)
Autumn In New YorkJohn LauterFox Theatre, Detroit

4/36 Wurlitzer
UndecidedDavid ShepherdDolby House, Holbeach

3/21 Compton
COS Production (COS 125)1999
Autumn LeavesDick Stewart/ George WrightRichard Vaughn Studio Organ, Hollywood CA

5/21 Wurlitzer
Hi-Fi Records

Episode 532 – An American in Britain

This week John Leeming focuses on American organists on British organs

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Music Played

This Could Be the Start of Something BigLyn LarsenOpera House, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer
Private recording (Tom Herd/TOEnc archive)1977
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes/I Won’t DanceDennis JamesRegal, Edmonton

4/14 Christie
Private Recording (John Leeming)1982
Love Me or Leave MeTom HazletonGranada, Walthamstow

3/12 Christie
Private Recording (John Leeming)1988
Two Sleepy PeopleLew WilliamsTown Hall, Watford

3/13 Compton
Private Recording (John Leeming)1990
It’s Only a Paper MoonDan BellomySouth Bank University, London

4/24 Wurlitzer
Private Recording (John Leeming)2003
Deep NightJim RiggsSouth Bank University, London

4/24 Wurlitzer
Love for SaleWalt StronyDolby House, Holbeach

4/22 Compton-plus
Private Recording (David Shepherd)2019
CherokeeGeorge WrightGaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1978

Episode 530 – Robert Hope-Jones Remembered

This week Robert Hope-Jones remembers his namesake

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Music Played

I Know WhyAlex Jones3/13 Hope-Jones

First Universalist Church, Rochester, NY
ATOS 2019 Rochester Highlights2019
The StormClarence Kohlmann4/14 Hope-Jones

Ocean Grove
Edison 1929
George Wright interviews Fred Woodn/an/aBanda Records (59657)2017
JavaGeorge Wright3/32 Wurlitzer

Paramount (formerly Granada), San Francisco
Private Recording
Swinging On A StarDave Peckham4/20 Marr and Colton

Clemens Center, Elmira, NY
Private Recording
Stella by StarlightTony Fenelon
3/66 Kimball

Dickinson High School
DTOS F-114
Frank Hope-Jones
I Remember YouPierre Fracalanza4/50 Paramount OrganPrivate

Episode 529 – Big Theatre Wurlitzer

This week Damon features that big in theatre Wurlitzer sound.

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Music Played

Tiger RagNoel BriggsGaumont Manchester

4/14 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Archive (T Herd Collection)1973
I Could Write A BookLen RawleParamount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
Acorn Records (CF 245)1973
Calcutta/Try A Little TendernessGeorge BlackmoreEmpire Leicester Square

4/20 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Archive (N Ogden Collection)1961
Dancing In The DarkJim RoseveareParamount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer
Private Recording (Dick Clay)1983
’42nd Street’ MedleyLyn LarsenShea’s Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo, New York

4/28 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts (MCI-110)1993
I’ll Never Smile AgainGeorge WrightChicago Theatre, Chicago IL

4/29 Wurlitzer
Have You Met Miss Jones/My Romance/The Lady is a TrampDeclan PooleTroxy Stepney London

4/25 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Recrding2023

Episode 522 – Exotica

This week Robert Hope-Jones features some tunes under the heading exotica.

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Music Played

Quiet VillageGeorge VillageRichard Vaughn Studio, Hollywood

5/21 Wurlitzer
HiFi Records (R-502-45)1955
MiserlouKorla PanditHammond Organ/PianoPrivate recording
Lotus LandLyn LarsenSanfilippo Music Salon

5/80 Hybrid pipe organ
Musical Contrasts, Inc (MCI-208)1995
Hawaiian Wedding SongPhil KelsallWorthing Assembly Hall,

3/26 Wurlitzer
Grasmere (GRCD 130)2009
Moon of ManakooraJohnny DuffyKearns/Carson Residence, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer
Liberty LRP-32811957
FlamingoJim RoseveareWiltern Theatre, LA

4/37 Kimball
Private recording
Shangri-LaBob Van CampFox Atlanta

4/42 Moller
Atlanta Landmarks Inc1997

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 506 – Off The Shelf

This week John Leeming has pulled out some records, cassettes and LP’s from his shelves – simple!

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Music Played

Greenwich Witch/Serenade to a Wealthy Widow/Twilight in TurkeySidney TorchGaumont State Theatre, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer
Piping Hot Recordings (PH2007)2001
My SinLyn LarsenSanfilippo Foundation Collection, Barrington Hills, IL

5/80 Wurlitzer-plus
Musical Contrasts (MCI207)1994
GuiltyJackie BrownGranada Theatre, Tooting

4c/14 Wurlitzer
Tape of the Month Clubc1965
Sassy BrassBuddy ColeBuddy Cole Studio, Los Angeles, CA

3/27 Wurlitzer-Morton
Warner Brothers (WS1533)1963
My Heart Belongs to DaddyJohn Seng
St Mary of the Lake Seminary, Mundelein, IL

4/19 Wurlitzer-plus
Pipe Organ Presentations (POP113)2005
Bidin’ My TimeGeorge WrightGeorge Wright Studio Organ, Don Leslie Studio, Pasdadena, CA

3/29 Wurlitzer
Dot Records (DLP25612)c1960
Sweet Georgia Brown/Whispering/I’ll See You In My Dreams/We’ll Meet AgainEric LordSouth Bank University, London

4/24 Wurlitzer
Private recording (JL)c1986
When the Stars Come Out at NightDavid ShepherdRex Cinema, Stratford (London)

2/7 Wurlitzer
Deroy Records (Deroy 1154)1975
LouiseBryan Rodwell
Granada Theatre, Tooting

4c/14 Wurlitzer
Ventures in Sound (VISB3)c1960

Episode 501 – Mine

This week Damon contrasts to last weeks show by playing some of his recent favourites.

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Music Played

Just One More Time/Boom Boom Boomerang/Hey Mr BanjoReginald DixonTower Ballroom Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Rex Recordings (REXX 332)2009
Can I Forget You?Nigel OgdenAVRO Radio Studio, Hilversum, Holland

4/19 Standaart-Compton
TOEnc Archive (N.O)1985
Foxtrott-Medley: Unter Einem Regenschirm Am Abend/Du Glaubst Mir Nicht, Daß Ich Dich Liebe/Wenn Ein Junger Mann KommtKlaus WunderlichHammond C3Telefunken (SLE 14 315-P)1964
Beguine: Till I Waltz Again With You/Harbour Lights/Mucho, Mucho, MuchoCor SteynThe Magic OrganEMI Records (LC 0542)1989
Boogie-Medley: Montmartre-Melodie/Airport BoogieLars TiseliusHammond ElectronicDecca (NX 121)
Trapease WaltzGeorge BlackmoreRitz Luton

3/8 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Archive (N.O)1973
MineGeorge WrightGeorge Wright Studio Organ, Leslie Factory, Pasadena CA

3/29 Wurlitzer
Dot Records (DLP 3612)1965
The Trolley SongBill VlasakParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
WJV Productions,Inc (WJVCD-106)1992

Episode 500 – Show 500!

This week Damon is joined by James Mclean as they read your requests to celebrate the 500th edition of the show.

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Music Played

Smiling Through/The Boyfriend SelectionDudley SavageRoyal/ABC Plymouth

3/8 Compton
TOEnc Archive (N.O)
March: HolyroodRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records
(GRCD 79
YesterdaysAshley MillerRadio City Music Hall, New York City NY

4/58 Wurlitzer
CSP (CL 945)1957
CherokeeBryan RodwellHammond OrganTOEnc Archive (JL)1974
This Is My Song/I Wonder Where My Baby Is Tonight/I Left My Heart In San Francisco/Jeepers CreepersReginald DixonTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Archive (DMC)1967
Gold And Silver WaltzPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records
StardustSidney TorchGaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer
Decca Record Company
(SPA 195)
The Girl From Ipanema/Choo Choo SambaDavid LoweRegal/Scala Rotherham

3/9 Conacher
TOEnc Archive (N.O)1983
On Green Dolphin StreetBert van den BrinkMuziekcentrum van de Omroep, Hilversum, Holland

4/20 Standaart-Compton
Private Recording2020
Night And DayGeorge WrightChicago Theatre, Chicago IL

4/29 Wurlitzer
BANDA CD (61949)1991
‘Rosalie’ Selection: Rosalie/In The Still Of The Night/Who knows?Henry CroudsonParamount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
Regal Zonophone (MR 2840)1938
Jealousy Douglas ReeveDome Brighton

4/40 Hill Norman and Beard ‘Christie’
Cinema Organ Society (COS126)2001
Rain On The RoofRichard HillsSouthbank Polytechnic, London

4/24 Wurlitzer
Cinema Organ Society (COS S01)2005
Wedding Of The Painted DollNicholas MartinTurners Musical Merry-Go-Round

3/19 Wurlitzer
Turners Entertainments Ltd (TMM18CD)1997
Blue MoonLen RawleMarine Arcade, Douglas, Isle Of Man

2/10 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Recording2019
Sales TalkStanley TudorGaumont Manchester

4/14 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Archive (N.O)1960