Episode 527 – Archive Tracks – All the Way!

This week John Leeming is back in his archive.

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Music Played

TangerineVic HammettGranada Theatre, Harrow

3/8 Wurlitzer
Private recording (BBC/COS archive)1973
Blue MoonDavid LoweNew Victoria Centre, Howden-le-Wear

3/19 Wurlitzer
Private recording (BBC/John Leeming archive)1991
Happy Days are Here Again, Here Comes the SunSandy MacphersonEmpire Theatre, Leicester Square, London

4/20 Wurlitzer
Private recording (Rinso/Radioechoes)1938
Waltz of My Heart/I can Give You the Starlight/Leap Year WaltzDavid ShepherdOdeon Theatre, Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
Private recording (BBC/COS Archive)1973
Love In BloomJackie BrownGranada Theatre, Tooting

4/14 Wurlitzer
Private recording (BBC/COS Archive)1969
Oh! Ma (The Butcher’s Boy), I Love to Whistle, You’re an EducationReginald DixonTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer
Rex Records (9366)/Ross McNeillie restoration1938
Time on My HandsDudley SavageSt John Vianney Church, Clayhall, London

3/7 Compton
Private recording (Jack O’Neill)1993
A Stitch in TimeGerald ShawOdeon Theatre, Leicester Square

5/17 Compton
Private recording (BBC/COS Archive)1965
Sunshine and ShadowsSandy MacphersonEmpire Theatre, Leicester Square

4/20 Wurlitzer
Private recording (Rinso/Radioechoes)1938

Episode 525 – Theatre Organ World

This week Robert Hope-Jones turns the clock back to 1946…

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Music Played

EvensongJack CourtnayElite Super Cinema, Wimbledon

3/8 Chrsitie
Regal (G 8910)1927
Three’s a CrowdAlex TaylorGrananda Theatre, Tootoing

4c/14 Wurlitzer
NTOT Kinura (NCM 211)
Moonlight Rhapsody MedleyAl BollingtonParamount Theatre,
Tottenham Court Road, London

4/12 Compton
Bygone Days (BYD77005)
Jolly JugglerDoreen ChadwickGaumont cinema, Manchester

4/14 Wurlitzer
Amberlee Records
(AML 304X)
1972
Kiss Me Again; DreamCon DochertyParamount Newcastle

3/19 Wurlitzer
Deroy 8751964
Lullaby of BirdlandGerald ShawRegal Theatre, Marble Arch, London

4/36 Christie
Carwal (CWR 85)1964
Popular Songs Of 1920Stuart BarrieGrananda Theatre, Tootoing

4c/14 Wurlitzer
Deroy 985

Episode 505 – All Original

This week Damon spotlights some of the lesser heard original installations.

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Music Played

Collection Of Can CansAndrew FennerOdeon Hammersmith

4/15 Compton
Concert Recording (CR 0059)1969
Cheek To CheekMichael WooldridgeGranada Harrow

3c/8 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Archive (N.O)1982
Cheekie ChappieSimon GledhillDreamland Cinema, Margate

4/19 Compton-Noterman
TOEnc Archive (N.O)1993
Belle Of The BallGerald ShawOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Musiqua2015
Love For SaleLen RawleTown Hall Watford

3/16 Compton
TOEnc Archive (N.O)1994
Teddy Bears’ Rave-UpNigel OgdenPlaza Cinema, Stockport

3/11 Compton
COS Tapes (COS119)1988
Body And SoulLyn LarsenOpera House, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Archive (Tom Herd)1977
Hot Pipes Part 1 – The Toy Trumpet/I’m Gettin’ Sentimental Over You/The Snake CharmerSidney TorchGaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer
Piping Hot (PH2007)2013

Episode 493 – Christmas Time Is Here

Its Christmas all the way this week as Damon features festive sounds, past and present

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Music Played

We Need A Little ChristmasRon RhodeReiny Delzer Residence Bismarck, North Dakota (ND)

4/27 Wurlitzer
Roxy Productions (RP-106-CD)1993
Brazilian Sleigh Bells Tony FenelonFree Trade Hall, Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Archive (N.O)1981
Christmas Fantasy (arr. L Anderson)Gerald ShawOdeon Leicester Square, Londo

5c/17 Compton
TOEnc Archive (N.O)1971
Santa Claus Is Coming To TownGeorge WrightGeorge Wright Studio Organ, Leslie Factory, Pasadena CA

3/27 Wurlitzer
Dot Records (DLP 25479)1962
ToylandRobinson CleaverGranada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer
Brusnwick Ltd (LA 8688)
Rudolph The Red Nosed ReindeerReginald DixonTower Ballroom Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Readers Digest (2-769-0-1)1968
The Snow WaltzArnold LoxamRufforth

3/9 Compton
Barrie Davenport (DAV036)1993
Jingle Bell Rock/Rockin Around The Christmas TreeRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 06)2002

Episode 478 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: It’s Unusual – Mostly!

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back in his archive with some slightly more unusual items!

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Music Played

It’s De-LovleySimon GledhillCivic Auditorium, Pasadena CA

5/28 Möller
Nigel Ogden Archive1996
‘Jig’ FugeVirgil FoxParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive1956
Bideford QuayArmsbee BancroftCecil Theatre, Hull

3/15 Marshall Sykes
Audicord (AC225)1993
Rhythm MedleyHorace FinchEmpress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer
Pipe Organ Presentation
ArchangelGerald Shaw/The Walker BrothersOdeon Leicester Square

F5c/17 Compton
Spectrum1966
Toccata – Widor VGerald ShawRegal Marble Arch

4/37 Christie
MSS Studios (MSSCD06)1968

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 451 – It’s Shaw, for Sure

On this week’s show John Leeming focuses on that excellent organist of days gone by, Gerald Shaw.

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Music Played

Rio ChambiraGerald ShawOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Concert Recording (CR-S033)1968
Lullaby Of BirdlandGerald ShawRegal/Odeon Marble Arch, London

4/37 Christie
Carwall (CWR85)1964
Parade Of The Tin SoldiersGerald ShawTrocadero, Elephant & Castle

4/21 Wurlitzer
Private recording (COS Archive)1958
Spinning WheelGerald ShawParamount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
Acorn Records (CF 220)1973
I Know WhyGerald ShawOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Deroy Records (Deroy 929)1967
Le Cygne (The Swan)/I Only Have Eyes For YouGerald ShawThe Plough, Great Munden

3/10 Compton
MJB Recording and Transcription Service (BEV SLP 1322)1969
A Song Of HomeGerald ShawOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Concert Recording (CR-0017)1968
The Ocarina/It’s A Lovely Day TodayGerald ShawRegal/Odeon Marble Arch, London

4/37 Christie
Private recording (COS Archive)1954
Sentimental JourneyGerald ShawOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Carwall (CWR103)1964

Episode 447 – 50-50

On this week’s show John Leeming stages a 50-50 show with an even distribution of pipes and electronics!

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Music Played

Back Bay ShuffleLyn LarsenSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
Hopeful Heart Inc (HHP-203)2005
These Foolish ThingsKeith BeckinghamHammond spinetHammond Organ Co (LYN 565)c1965
Blue MoonDavid LoweNew Victoria Centre, Howden-le-Wear

3/12 Wurlitzer
John Leeming Collection1991
Keep Your Sunny Side UpHarry Farmer’s Rhythm EnsembleHammondDecca Records (DFE 6219)c1955
Bei mir bist Du schönKlaus Wunderlich & Herbert DeuringerHammond & Accordion Bell Records (BLR 89 104)2001
PrimeroGerald ShawTrocadero, Elephant & Castle

4/21 Wurlitzer
Private recording (COS Archive)1958
Have You Met Miss Jones?Philip LeaderHammond SK2Phil Leader recording2021
Oh By JingoRon RhodeRialto Square Theatre, Joliet IL

4/27 Barton
JATOE Records2001
The Sound of MusicSteve VincentYamaha Stagea & Paramount 450Steve Vincent Recordings2022

Episode 441 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Seasons Greetings

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back in his archive with some seasonal favourites.

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Music Played

Ballet of the BellsNigel Ogden Free Trade Hall, Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS 210)1994
The Fairy on the Christmas TreeNigel Ogden Free Trade Hall, Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS 210)1994
Swinging Sleigh Ride/Snow CoachNigel Ogden Free Trade Hall, Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS 210)1994
Unto Us a Boy Is BornNigel Ogden Tower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive
“White Horse Inn” SelectionHorace FinchEmpress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer
Nigel Ogden Archive1960
Tyrolean HolidayGerald ShawOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Nostalgia Direct (AZCD214)2011
A Christmas FantasyJonathan ScottBridgewater Hall, Manchester

4m Marcussen
Scott Brothers Duo (SBDRCD010)2016

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