Episode 444 – Blue

This week Damon is feeling rather blue, so he’s decided to make that colour the theme of this show!

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Music Played

Blue Is The NightJim RiggsParamount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer
Melody Masters (MLM 107)1993
Blue PreludeNeil JensenJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/25 Kimball
Engle Associates Recording (EAR-10495)
Blue TangoThe Three Suns ft. Ray BohrParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
His Masters Voice (LPM-1333)1957
Serenade In BlueRobert WolfeOrion Centre, Sydney

3/17 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 01)1992
Blue Goose RagJohn BowdlerTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
John Bowdler (JB0010CD)2006
Blue MoonRichard HillsDolby House, Holbeach

3/19 Compton
Cinema Organ Society (COS 127)2000
Blue MomentsBud TaylorKearns/Carson Residence, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer
Malar Productions (MAS-2010)
Beyond The Blue HorizonJohn GiacchiOrion Centre, Sydney

3/17 Wurlitzer
Modern Mood Music (MMM001)1996

Episode 439 – On The Street Where You Live

On this week’s show Damon takes us on a tour of roads, avenues, streets and more!

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Music Played

On Fifth AvenueLyn LarsenSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-212)2002
On The Street Where You LiveAshley MillerParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
Command Records (RS 881 SD)1964
42nd StreetVic HammettGranada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer
Audicord (ACD 232)1980
Streets Of LondonRobert WolfeSouthbank Polytechnic, London

4/24 Wurlitzer
COS Tapes (COS 112)1988
In A Cafe On The Road To CalaisJim RiggsGranada Theatre, Kansas City KS

3/21 Barton
RTR Productions (RTC105CD)1991
In A Country LaneSimon GledhillWarren Performing Arts Center, Indianapolis IN

3/18 Barton
Simon Gledhill & CIC-ATOS Inc2001
Slaughter On Tenth AvenueNeil JensenJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/25 Kimball
Engle Associates Recording (EAR-10495)

Episode 438 – Organ Plus

On this week’s show John Leeming brings us another show where pipes and electronic organs are combined with other instruments.

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Music Played

Galloping ComediansBuddy Cole & The Monty Kelly OrchestraBuddy Cole Studio, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer-Morton
Alshire International (S-5288)1965
Come Fly with MeJonathan Ortloff & Allan WardGray’s Armoury Drill Hall, Cleveland OH

3/17 Wurlitzer
J Ortoff Records (Roll Out the Big Guns)2010
Ting-a-LingArthur Young & Hatchett’s SwingtetteDecca recording studio, London

Novachord
Decca Records (F7336)1939
The Canals of AmsterdamBert van den Brink & Lars VisscherMuziekcentrum van de Omroep, Hilversum, Holland

4/20 Standaart-Compton
YouTube2021
Bel AmiRobin Richmond & Organ Grinder’s SwingBBC Studio

Hammond
Private recording (BBC)1945
Hello BluebirdJim Riggs & Vincent LopezLittle River Studio, Miller, Wichita
3/19 Wurlitzer
Jim Riggs Records (The Perfect Combination)2008
Sleigh RideArtie Dunn &
The Three Suns
RCA recording studio, New York

Hammond
HMV Records (B10000)1950
Santa BabyWill Shaw &
Miles Allen
Keith Evans Studio, Chepstow

4/33 GW4 Allen (digital)
Mostyn Productions2020

Episode 428 – Over The Rainbow

The music of Harold Arlen is the sole feature on this show. Best known perhaps for writing Over The Rainbow, but has many great standards to his name!

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Music Played

Get HappyTom HazletonCap’ns Galley Pizza Parlour, Redwood City CA

4/23 Wurlitzer
Arkay Enterprises (AR 1044)
Happiness Is Just A Thing Called JoeJohn SengRichard Loderhouse Studio NY

4/34 Wurlitzer
United Artists Records (UAL 4056)1959
I’ve Got The World On A StringBarry BakerRon Wehmeier Residence, Cincinnati, OH

4/33 Wurlitzer
BLB Productions (BLB1402)1999
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue SeaHoward BeaumontCommunity Centre, Ryhope

3/9 Compton
Fairview Studios (HB 111)2019
Stormy WeatherLen RawleMusical Museum, Brentford

3/12 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS 2018D)2000
Over The RainbowRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 04)2001
One for My BabyJim RiggsMacy’s Greek Hall, Philidelphia, PA

2/8 Wurlitzer
DSP Recordings2013

Episode 417 – Two Manual Delights

On this weeks show Damon takes us on an international ramble of some of the best two manual Wurlitzer installations.

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Music Played

From This Moment OnDeclan PooleRoyalty Cinema, Bowness-on-Windermere

2/7 Wurlitzer
An FTOP Production2018
Blue MoonLen RawleMarine Arcade, Douglas, Isle Of Man

2/10 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Recording2019
‘Harry Warren’ Selection
a) We’re In The Money
b) Jeepers Creepers
c) You’ll Never Know
d) Remember Me?
e) September In The Rain
f) Lullaby Of Broadway
g) Serenade In Blue
h) 42nd Street
Simon GledhillReactor Hall 1, KTH Royal Institute Of Technology, Stockholm, Sweeden

2/7 Wurlitzer
Recording from Per-Olaf Schultz2017
Isn’t This a Lovely Day (To Be Caught in the Rain)Jim RiggsMacy’s Greek Hall, Philidelphia, PA

2/8 Wurlitzer
DSP Recordings2013
Twelfth Street RagReginald Porter-BrownTown Hall, Marrickville, Sidney, Australia

2/10 Wurlitzer
Deroy Records (Deroy 1020)1974

Episode 416 – On All Fours

On this week’s show John Leeming throws spotlight on organs will four manual consoles – with plenty to choose from there lots of variety on this show!

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Music Played

Spring Is HereBill FloydParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
Cook Records (Laboratories) (1150)1957
Song Of The BellsNigel OgdenTown Hall Stockport

4/20 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Recordings Ltd (GRCD129)2008
Orange Coloured SkyKevin MorganGranada Studio Tours Manchester

4/14 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS246)1998
At The CopaPaul KirnerFolly Farm Zoo, Begelly, Kilgetty, Wales

4/14 Wurlitzer
Compton Lodge Studios (CD-CL 1003)2012
StardustNoel BriggsRegal Edmonton

4/15 Christie
John Leeming Archive1974
Catch A Falling StarTom HazletonCastro Theatre, San Francisco

4/16 Wurlitzer
John Leeming Archive1983
Making It To Class On Time Mark HermanAlabama Theatre, Birmingham, AL

4/32 Wurlitzer
ATOS Alabama (ALA-1783-09)2010
One for My Baby Jim RiggsDolby House, Holbeach

4/22 Compton-plus
John Leeming Archive2008

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 407 – Miscellany

On this week’s show John Leeming has a mixed bag of theatre organ miscellany – anything can happen in the next 30 minutes – so tune in!

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Music Played

Mr. WonderfulRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 18)2014
Mr. LuckyLyn LarsenSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-208)1995
Save the Last Dance for MeQuentin MacleanTrocadero Elephant and Castle, London

4/21 Wurlitzer
Columbia Records (DB 759 1934)c1934
String of PearlsLew WilliamsOrgan Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/78 Wurlitzer
ERB Enterprises (ERB 107-CD)1996
Body and SoulBobby PaganAssembly Hall, Worthing

3/10 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1987
Isn’t It a Lovely Day (To Be Caught in the Rain)Jim RiggsDolby House, Holbeach

4/22 Compton-plus
Private Recordingc2004
A Cottage for SaleJohn Clark McCallGrace Church, Sarasota, FL

4/32 Wurlitzer
John Clark McCall2020
Tea for TwoBryan RodwellRegal/Scala Rotherham

3/9 Conacher
Private Recordingc1980

Episode 395 – A Live Show

On this week’s show John Leeming takes us back in time with recordings from many live performances of the past! Tracks you won’t have heard before…unless you were there of course!

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Music Played

The Skaters’ WaltzJohn MannGranada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1968
Tea For Two/HallelujahBobby PaganGranada Kingston, London

3c/10 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1976
A Walk In The Black ForestReginald Porter-BrownGuildhall Southampton

4/50 Compton (Dual Console)
Private Recording1973
June Night On Marlow ReachIain FlitcroftEMD/Granada Walthamstow, London

3/12 Christie
Private Recording1999
Begin The BeguineGeorge BlackmoreSouthbank Polytechnic, London

4/24 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1989
That’s EntertainmentHans NottrotPassage Theatre Schidam

3/10 Standaart
Private Recording1981
When You’re Counting The Stars AloneJeff BarkerSilver Jubilee Club, West Hallam

3/8 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1975
All Or Nothing At AllJackie BrownGranada, Greenford

3c/8 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1963
Stomping At The SavoyJim RiggsFox Detroit MI

4/36 Wurlitzer
Private Recording1995

Episode 391 – A Perfect Party

If Damon was left to arrange the music for an end of year party, this is what you might expect to hear! Enjoy the celebrations with this extended hour long show!

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Music Played

Thunder And Lightning PolkaErnest BroadbentTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Columbia/EMI Records (SCX 6410)1970
I Cover The Waterfront (Version 1)Bryan RodwellParamount/Odeon Leeds

3/19 Wurlitzer
Musiqua2015
Let’s Face The Music And DanceGeorge WrightGeorge Wright Studio Organ, Leslie Factory, Pasadena CA

3/27 Wurlitzer
Essential Records (ERS-01W)1971
I Don’t Know Why (I Just Do)Dan BellomyParamount Brooklyn NY

4/26 Wurlitzer
Cambria Master Recordings (CD-1108)1997
Bi Mir Bist Du SchoenChris McPheeOrion Centre, Sydney

3/17 Wurlitzer
Chris McPhee (CMCD002)1995
Moonlight SerenadeWalt StronyCapri Theatre, Adelaide

4/29 Wurlitzer
Walter Strony Productions1996
String Of PearlsLew WilliamsOrgan Stop Pizza, Pheonix AZ

4/29 Wurlitzer
Organ Stop Pizza (OSP 106)1979
Old Cape CodBill VlasakParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
WJV Productions,Inc (WJVCD-107)1996
MemoryLyn LarsenNethercutt Collection, San Sylmar, Los Angeles CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-108)
Can This Be LoveJim RiggsGranada Theatre, Kansas City KS

3/21 Barton
RTR Productions (RTC105CD)1991
Anaconda SambaLen RawleConcerthall and Auditorium, Middelburg

3/11 Compton
NOF Production2006
If Love Were AllSimon GledhillJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/66 Kimball
DTOS & Simon Gledhill (DTOS366P)1996
BrazilRichard HillsDolby House, Holbeach

3/19 Compton
Cinema Organ Society (COS 127)2000
In The Still Of The Night/Easy To Love/Ev’ry Time We Say GoodbyeRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 17)2011
Jive: Nagasaki/Sweet Georgia BrownPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRALP 18)1987