Episode 425 – Random Numbers

On this week’s show John Leeming let his computer choose random numbers this week and from that he selected corresponding LP to create the music for this weeks show!

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Music Played

From This Moment OnBilly NalleCentury II Wichita

4/36 Wurlitzer
Wichita Theatre Organ, Inc (1458)1978
DestinyJoseph SealRegal/ABC Kingston

3/12 Wurlitzer
Marble Arch Records. (MALS 1255)1970
Lady Is A TrampGeorge WrightFox San Francisco CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
Doric Recording (DO 1417)1978
September In The RainEverett NourseFox San Francisco CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
Doric Recordings (DO 1406)1974
Cheek To CheekDolton McAlpinParamount Theatre, Baton Rouge, LA

2/6 Robert-Morton
Concert Recording (CR-0076)1969
Blue PreludeBill ThomsonRialto, South Pasadena, CA

2/10 Wurlitzer
Lift Music Company (BT 1002)1964
Doll DanceReginald FoortMosque Theatre, Richmond, VA

3/17 Wurlitzer
Cook Laboratories inc (1059x)1956
Moon RiverLenny Dee Studio recording Hammond + comboBrunswick Records (STA 8578)1964
Sambalina Vic HammettTown Hall, Buckingham

3/10 Wurlitzer
Saga Records (SOC 1037)1967
Sounds Of WonderLyn LarsenJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/24 Kimball
Swartwout Productions (DTOS-1001)1971

Episode 424 – Knightsbridge

The music of Eric Coates is the sole feature on this show. With many great orchestral pieces to his name, this show has three solos and the finale is the three movements from his “London Suite” played by different organists.

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Music Played

Dam Busters MarchNicholas MartinTurners Musical Merry-Go-Round

3/19 Wurlitzer
Nicholas Martin (NNS8)1989
Dance In The TwilightRichard HillsJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/66 Kimball
Dickinson Theatre Organ Society (DTOS1101)2002
Sleepy LagoonLen RawleWurlitzer Hall, Leisure Centre, Woking

3/8 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS 2015)1995
London Suite I – Covent GardenNigel OgdenBBC Playhouse Manchester

3/13 Wurlitzer
Grosvenor Records (GRS 1140)1983
London Suite II – WestminsterChris ElliotPlummer Auditorium, Fullerton CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
CPE Productions (CPE-106CD)1998
London Suite III – KnightsbridgeLyn LarsenCentury II Wichita

4/36 Wurlitzer
Intersound Inc (CDD 281)1986

Episode 422 – Signature

On this week’s show Damon takes a look at the composing organist and his works!

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Music Played

Our Squadron LeaderNigel OgdenTown Hall Stockport

4/20 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS248)2000
Tango: Tower Ballroom TangoPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD50)1992
Unfinished DreamLyn LarsenThe Organ Loft, Salt Lake City UT

5/34 Wurlitzer
P.I.P.E. RECORDS (PRS-01)1974
JarvisMark HermanEmbassy Theatre, Fort Wayne IN

4/16 Page
Embassy Theatre Foundation Inc2018
The Mighty WurlitzerAndrew FennerOdeon Hammersmith

4/15 Compton
KPM Music ‎(KPM 1149)1975
Bubble CarTelecast Orchestra & Charles WilliamsOrchestraGuild Music (GLCD 5201)2013
Serenade To MarianneJoseph SealBBC Theatre Organ No.2, Hoxton, London

5/27 Möller
ER Hart Collection1962
Southern SambaDudley SavageRoyal/ABC Plymouth

3/8 Compton
Perfect Partner Records (PP001CD)2008
After The MoviesGerald ShawOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
ER Hart Collection1963
Home In A HurryBobby PaganGranada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer
ER Hart Collection1963

Episode 411- Come Fly With Me

The music of Jimmy Van Heusen is the sole feature on this show. Many songs on this show are also associated with Frank Sinatra and are great standards!

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Music Played

Star!Hector OliveraJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/28 Kimball
Engle Associates Recording (EAR-10272-73)
All The WayVic HammettGranada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer
Audicord (ACD 232)1980
Throughly Modern MillieLyn LarsenKearns/Carson Residence, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer
Essental Records (ERS-1010)
Here’s That Rainy DayJohn MannTown Hall, Henley-On-Thames

3/12 Allen MDS Theatre II
Grasmere Records (GRCD133)2015
Love And Marriage/The Tender TrapMichael WooldridgeNew Victoria Centre, Howden-le-Wear

3/19 Wurlitzer
Merlin Productions (MPCD110)2012
Polka Dots And MoonbeamsKeith BeckinghamTown Hall Clydebank

3/13 Wurlitzer
Chow Productions (COCD102)2004
It Could Happen To YouBill VlasakParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
WJV Productions,Inc (WJVCD-106)1992
Come Fly With MeSimon GledhillAlabama Theatre, Birmingham AL

4/29 Wurlitzer
Alabama Chapter ATOS (ALA-1783-09)2009

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 406 – Waltz In Swingtime

The music of Jerome Kern is the sole feature on this show he composed hits such as Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, The Way You Look Tonight and is perhaps best known for the music from Showboat!

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Music Played

I Won’t DanceDwight BeachamThe Fountain Street Church, Grand Rapids MI

Allen 620 Computer Theatre Organ
Allen Organ Company (DLW 1019)1976
The Way You Look TonightJerry NaganoWheaton Fox Studio, Wheaton IL

4/26 Robert Morton
Jerri-Co Productions2008
Waltz In SwingtimeJohn GiacchiSanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
Modern Mood Music (MMM 003)2001
Pick Yourself UpJohn SengSt. Mary of the Lake Seminary Mundelein IL

4/24 Howell-Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-0170)
She Didn’t Say YesLyn LarsenDendy Theatre, Brighton, Melbourne, Australia

3/15 Wurlitzer
Essential Records (ERS 1008)
All The Things You AreGeorge WrightChicago Theatre, Chicago IL

4/29 Wurlitzer
BANDA CD. (42192F)2000
Who?John AtwellCapri Theatre, Adelaide

4/25 Wurlitzer
JAmusic (JAM103)1995
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes/You Were Never Lovelier/The Song Is YouPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD132)2011

Episode 402 – Jeepers Creepers

The music of Harry Warren is the sole feature on this show – he wrote some of the finest music in Hollywood and will forever be associated with master choreographer Busby Berkeley.

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Music Played

’42nd Street’ MedleyLyn LarsenShea’s Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo, New York

4/28 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts (MCI-110)1993
September In The RainBuddy ColeBuddy Cole Studio, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer-Morton
Warner Bros. Records (WS 1557)1964
Jeepers CreepersArnold LoxamTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grosvenor Records1991
You’ll Never KnowGeorge WrightGeorge Wright Studio Organ, Leslie Factory, Pasadena CA

3/27 Wurlitzer
Essential Records (ERS-01W)1971
Remember Me?Sidney TorchGaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer
Piping Hot (PH2007)2001
I Know WhySimon GledhillOriental Theatre, Milwaukee WI

4/39 Kimbal
Simon Gledhill & Kimbal Theatre Organ Society (KTOS339)2000
Chattanooga Choo ChooLen RawleTonawanda, Chorleywood

4/24 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS 1000)1972

Episode 399 – Another Organ Plus

On this week’s show John Leeming shows us yet again how well the theatre organ blends with other instruments and performers. John has an extensive archive so we get to delve into some delightful lesser heard tracks on this show!

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Music Played

Rock Around The ClockLyn Larsen with Jack Bethards & His OrchestraPlummer Auditorium, Fullerton CA

4/37 Wurlitzer
Beldale Records (CD421)2000
Dizzy FingersLouise Macdonald & Stanley WyllieGransha High School, Bangor, County Down

3/8 Compton
Private Recording1985
Slow Boat to ChinaOrgan Grinder’s Swing (Robin Richmond)HammondPrivate Recording1945
The Little BoyPierre Palla & Frank van SchaikAVRO Radio Studio, Hilversum, Holland

4/19 Standaart-Compton
Decca Records (AM 958)1949
On Green Dolphin StreetBert van den BrinkBroadcast Music Centre, Hilversum, Holland

4/20 Standaart-Compton
YouTube2020
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley SquareBBC Big Band & Bryan RodwellHammondPrivate Recording1983
It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)Charlie BaloghOrgan Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/78 Wurlitzer
ERB Enterprises (ERB-120)2011
An Earful of Music/Fall In and Follow Me/Temptation Rag/Ship AhoyRobinson Cleaver & Theatre Organ Club VocalAbbey Road EMI Studios

3/9 Compton
TOC-NTOT Productions (NLM104)1978

Episode 398 – Mr Lucky

The music of Henry Mancini is the sole feature on this show. His music has been heard countless times on many highly regarded classic films – the most well known is The Pink Panther!

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Music Played

Pink Panther ThemeRex KouryCentury II Wichita

4/36 Wurlitzer
Advent Records (5027)
Days Of Wine And RosesDan BellomyParamount Brooklyn NY

4/26 Wurlitzer
Cambria Master Recordings (CD-1108)1997
Mr LuckyKeith BeckinghamHammond AuroraAd-Rhythm (ARPS-1027)1975
Punch And JudyAlec LeaderHammond T202 & Leslie 145Avenue Recordings (AVE 095)1971
Moon RiverDavid LoweNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/8 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS239)1998
The Baby Elephant WalkCharlie BaloghOrgan Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/78 Wurlitzer
ERB Enterprises, Inc (ERB106)
Two For The RoadLyn LarsenOrgan Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/78 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-211)2000
It Had Better Be TonightHoward BeaumontNew Victoria Centre, Howden-le-Wear

3/19 Wurlitzer
Fairview Studios (HB106)2017

Episode 392 – Swing, Mister

On this weeks show Damon asks the question; Why are there so many songs with female names in their titles compared with male names? We don’t have the answer but here’s a few fellas we can introduce you too – musically of course!

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Music Played

Swing, Mister CharlieRon RhodeEmbassy Theatre, Fort Wayne IN

4/16 Page
Roxy Productions (RP-110 CD)1997
BenDavid LoweTown Hall Clydebank

3/8 Wurlitzer
Chow Productions (COCD101)2002
StanleyChris ElliotShea’s Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo, New York

4/28 Wurlitzer
CPE Productions (CPE-105CD)1993
David’s Theme – from “Kidnapped”Robert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD 51)1992
Mister SandmanLyn LarsenNethercutt Collection, San Sylmar, Los Angeles CA

4/73 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-209)1996
JimmyHelen DellKearns/Carson Residence, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer
Malar Production (MAS-2011)
Alexander’s Ragtime BandZach FrameOrgan Piper Muisc Palace, Milwaukee WI

3/30 Kimbal/Wurlitzer
C-2 Productions LLC (zf0001)2018
AlfieMark LaflinNeuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/9 Wurlitzer
Laflin Productions (ML001)2012
Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!Charlie BaloghOrgan Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/46 Wurlitzer
ERB Enterprises Inc (ERB 104-CD)