Episode 472 – From two Continents

On this week’s show John Leeming focuses on organs in the US and continental Europe!

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Music Played

Jeepers CreepersSimon GledhillCollége Claparéde, Geneva

3/8 Wurlitzer
AAOCCC Geneva2017
It Looks Like Rain in Cherry Blossom LaneBuddy NolanEmbassy, Fort Wayne, IN

3/15 Page
Concert Recording (CR0071)c1970
CrazyJohn MannNDR Studio, Hamburg

3/21 Welte
Private Recording (John Mann)2002
Who?Kay McAbeeRobert Wheeler Residence, Lockport IL

3/15 Wicks
Concert Recording (CR0079)c1970
Swing AgainKlaus WunderlichHammond organBell Records (BLR89117)2010
Mr Anthony’s BoogieFlorian HutterSkalleblle Centret, Denmark

Wersi Atlantis
Florian Hutter Recordings2017
So RareDick SchrumCarl Greer Inn, Sacramento, CA

4/16 Robert Morton
Concert Recording (CR0119)c1971
Blue TwilightJohn GiacchiRialto Square Theatre, Joliet, IL

4/27 Barton
JATOE Recordings2001
Bel Ami/Taking a Chance on LoveDudley SavageCompton House, Brey-on-Rhein

3/7 Compton
Dudley Savage Recordings (KINO1)1995
Dancing TambourineLyn LarsenSanfillipo Residence, Barrington Hills, IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
Hopeful Heart Recordings (HHP203)2001

Episode 469 – Young And Healthy

Damon is back with another selection of feel good favourites which he at least enjoys!

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Music Played

Song Hits Of 1930: Young And Healthy/Remember Me/Jeepers Creepers/September In The Rain/We’re In The Money/I Only Have Eyes For You/Lullaby Of BroadwayHorace FinchEmpress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer
Deroy Records
(Deroy 949)
1973
As Long As He Needs MeNigel OgdenBBC Playhouse Manchester

3/13 Wurlitzer
Amberlee Records Ltd (ALM 312)1982
Tijuana Taxi/JavaPhil KelsallAssembly Hall, Worthing

3/22 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD130)2008
Old Cape CodBill VlasakParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
WJV Productions,Inc (WJVCD-107)1996
At The Codfish BallChris McPheeCapri Theatre, Adelaide

4/29 Wurlitzer
Chris McPhee (CMCD003)1999
When Sunny Gets BlueLyn LarsenOrgan Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/78 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-211)2000
After You’ve GoneRobin RichmondGaumont Manchester

4/14 Wurlitzer
Acorn Records (CF 265)1974

Episode 450 – Splanky!

This show is called Splanky, give it a listen to find out why!

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Music Played

SplankyMichael WooldridgeGaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS 218)1995
VolareLyn LarsenOrgan Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/78 Wurlitzer
Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-211)2000
Catch A Falling StarBill VlasakParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
WJV Productions, Inc (WJVCD-107)1996
Twilight TimeArnold LoxamThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Thursford Enterprises (TE 01)1977
Gigi Selection: Gigi/I Remember It Well/The Night They Invented Champagne/Thank Heaven For Little GirlsRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 05)2002
Some Enchanted EveningGeorge WrightRichard Vaughn Studio Organ, Hollywood CA

5/21 Wurlitzer
Hi-Fi-Records
Record (R-716)
1958
SugartimeDwight BeachamGW4 Allen OrganAllen Organ Company (AOC P/N 031-2008)1998

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 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 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