Episode 464 – Elizabethan Serenade

On this week’s show John Leeming has been looking through the Radio Times in March and April 1952 to see what people were listening to in theatre organ broadcasts at the time of the Queen’s accession to the throne.

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Music Played

Legend of the Glass Mountain Robinson CleaverGranada, Tooting

4/14 Wurlitzer
President Records (PLCD544)1996
On a Spring Note David GraySanfilippo Foundation Collection

5/80 Wurlitzer
David Gray Records (DG0001)2018
September in the Rain
Robert WolfeOrion Centre, Campsie

3/17 Wurlitzer
Music Digital (CD6021)1996
September in the Rain
Reginald DixonTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer
Sterndale Records (STE3101)2001
Montmartre David ShepherdOdeon, Leicester Square, London

5/17 Compton
John Leeming collection (BBC)1981
Leicester Square Looks Round John HowlettOdeon, Leicester Square, London

5/17 Compton
John Howlett collection (BBC)1965
Looking Around Simon Gledhill & Richard HillsDavid Shepherd Residence, Holbeach

4/22 Compton-plus
John Leeming YouTube2014
Belle of the Ball Stanley WyllieGranada, Walthamstow

3/12 Christie
John Leeming collection1986
Dance of the Three Old Maids John MannSouth Bank University

4/24 Wurlitzer
Odin Music (ODC012)c1989
Dance of an Ostracised ImpReginald Dixon Empress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer
Damon Cox Records (DMCD03)2016
Memories of You Eric LordOdeon, Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
LTOT Records (LTOT9510)1995

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