Episode 460 – Hi-Speed Organ

On this week’s show John Leeming turns back the clock to the world of 78rpm records with this nostalgic show.

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Music Played

A Great Big Bunch of You//Pagan Moon/Too Many TearsSidney TorchLoew’Regal, Marble Arch

4/36 Christie
Columbia Records (DB819)
Just Humming Along Quentin MacleanTrocadero, Elephant and Castle

4/21 Wurlitzer
Columbia Records (DB821)1932
ABC March Reginald FoortBBC Theatre Organ #1

4/23 Compton
HMV Records (BD424)1937
Can’t We Talk It Over?/Now That You’ve GoneHarold RamsayGranada, Tooting

4/12 Wurlitzer
Decca Records (F2951)1932
Moonlight Dance Ena BagaNew Gallery Cinema, London

2/8 Wurlitzer
HMV Records (B3385)1930
The Teddy Bears’ Picnic Donald ThorneGranada, Clapham Junction

3/8 Wurlitzer
Decca Records (F6848)1938
Fairy on the Clock Charles and
Harold Smart
EMI Studio

3/8 Compton + Hammond
Parlophone Records (R3505)1952
Twelfth Street RagThe New OrganoliansHammond Columbia Records (FB2850)1943
Tiger Rag Bobby PaganEMI Studio

3/8 Compton
HMV Records (BD775)1939

Episode 455 – Remember Me?

On this week’s show John Leeming rememberers some of the lesser heard organists of days gone by.

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Music Played

Hard-Hearted Hannah Dick SmithLoew’s Theatre, Richmond, VA

3/13 Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-0013)c1970
I Believe in Miracles John StewartGaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer
Amberlee Records (AML 306)1974
DuskHarold RamsayGranada Theatre, Kingston

3/10 Wurlitzer
COS Archive (BBC)1973
I Want to Be Happy Rick ShindellState Theatre, Toledo, OH

3/14 Marr and Colton
Concert Recording (CR-0114)1973
I Cover the Waterfront Joe MarshTown Hall, Ossett

3/13 Compton-Chrsitie
Crescendo Records (HLW 500)1977
Evening in CapriJohn HowlettOdeon Theatre, Leicester Square

5/17 Compton
COS Archive (BBC)c1957
Lullaby of Birdland Leonard MacClainTower Theatre, Upper Darby, PA

3/17 Wurlitzer
Epic Records (BN 555)c1960
Midnight in Mayfair Reginald LiversidgeGaumont Theatre, Manchester

4/14 Wurlitzer
Acorn Records (CF 215)c1971
Moonlight SerenadeGeoff StephensonKitchen Bros Showroom, Diss

3/19 Wurlitzer
Acorn Records (CF 229)c1973
I’m Happy When I’m Hiking/Trombones to the ForeJack HelyerBBC Theatre Organ

5/27 Möller
John Leeming collection (BBC)1957