Episode 515 – When They Were Young

This week John Leeming features some early recordings of the current stars of the console.

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Music Played

Pennsyvania Polka/I Left My Heart in San Francisco/Lullaby of BroadwayRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Norfolk

3/19 Wurlitzer
Thursford Enterprises (TE09)1982
Sing as We Go/Sally/Wish Me Luck as You Wave Me GoodbyePeter JebsonGaumont Theatre, Manchester

4/14 Wurlitzer
Acorn Records (CF215)c1971
Opus OneChristian ElliottWehmeier Residence, Cincinnati, OH

4/36 Wurlitzer
Private Recording (Chris Elliott)
Ka-lu-aLyn LarsenJoe Kearns Residence, Hollywood, CA

3/20 Wurlitzer
Essential Records1965
TwinkletoesSimon GledhillOssett Town Hall

3/13 Compton-Christie
NTOT Records (NLS107)1986
MoonglowMichael WooldridgeRegal Cinema, Edmonton, London

4/15 Christie
COS Tapes (COS106)1984
CherokeeMark HermanEmbassy Theatre, Fort Wayne, IN

4/16 Page
Mark Herman Production (MH1001)2006
Can Love Be a Sin?Richard HillsLondon South Bank University

4/25 Wurlitzer
COS Records (COS124)1998
Old Cape CodNeil JensenSt Peter’s College, Adelaide, South Australia

3/15 Wurlitzer
Keymedia Productions1983
Whispering/Change Partners/Five Foot Two Eyes of BluePhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer
EMI Records (OU2211)1978

Episode 475 – Indiana

This week Damon features instruments past and present in the state of Indiana

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Music Played

Up, Up And AwaySimon GledhillWarren Performing Arts Center, Indianapolis IN

3/18 Barton
Simon Gledhill & CIC-ATOS Inc2001
Mean To Me/Yellow BirdBuddy NolanEmbassy Theatre, Fort Wayne IN

4/15 Page
Concert Recording (CR-0007)1965
The ContinentalHector OliveraEmbassy Theatre, Fort Wayne IN

4/15 Page
Engle Associates Recording (EAR-10313)
NanetteJelani EddingtonManual High School, Indianapolis IN

3/26 Wurlitzer
Circle Productions/CIC-ATOS1992
I Won’t DanceClark WilsonHedback Community Theatre, Indianapolis

2/11 Page/Wurlitzer
Change PartnersDwight ThomasParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
Newport Classic
I Had The Craziest DreamKen DoubleParamount Theatre, Anderson, IN

3/12 Page
Paramount Heritage Foundation2001
Stomping At The SavoyMark HermanEmbassy Theatre, Fort Wayne IN

4/16 Page
Embassy Theatre Foundation Inc2018

Episode 452 – Meet the Ladies

As its international women’s day next Tuesday, Damon celebrates some of the ladies of song on this week’s show!

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Music Played

Lulu’s Back In TownMark HermanAlabama Theatre, Birmingham AL

4/29 Wurlitzer
Alabama Chapter ATOS (ALA-1783-09)2009
ClareBuddy ColeBuddy Cole Studio, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer-Morton
Doric Recording (DO 1421)1980
The Girl From IpanemaSimon GledhillBurtey Fen Collection

2/9 Wurlitzer
Burtey Fen Collection (BFC003)2004
RubyGeorge WrightGeorge Wright Studio Organ, Leslie Factory, Pasadena CA

3/27 Wurlitzer
Westlake Productions/BANDA CD (BA-520042)2004
Girl TalkJohn SengSt. Mary of the Lake Seminary Mundelein IL

4/23 Howell-Wurlitzer
Hot Pipes (HO3001)2017
Nancy (With The Laughing Face)Michael WooldridgeNew Victoria Centre, Howden-le-Wear

3/19 Wurlitzer
Merlin Productions2012
NicolaGeorge BlackmoreGaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer
Private Recording (H.R Hart Collection)1963
LauraJoseph SealRegal/ABC Kingston

3/12 Wurlitzer
PYE Records (NSPL 18261)1968
LouiseBryan RodwellGranada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer
Ventures In Sound (VIS-B3)

Episode 442 – White Christmas

This week Damon continues with more festive favourites which need no introduction!

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Music Played

Jingle BellsGeorge WrightRichard Vaughn Studio Organ, Hollywood CA

5/21 Wurlitzer
Hi-Fi Records (R-706)1955
White ChristmasReginald DixonTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Readers Digest (2-769-0-1)1968
Santa Claus Is Coming To TownTom HazletonNethercutt Collection, San Sylmar, Los Angeles CA

4/74 Wurlitzer
Klavier Records International Inc (KD-77030)2000
Have Yourself A Merry Little ChristmasJackie BrownGranada, Tooting

4/14 Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-S070)1969
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!Eddie Dunstedter & The Jingle-Bells OrchestraGulbransen Theatre (Electronic) OrganMusic For Pleasure Ltd (MFP 1174)1965
Mele KalikimakaMark HermanNathan Barr Studio, Tarzana, Los Angeles CA

3/19 Wurlitzer
The Christmas WaltzMark LaflinOrgan Theatre, St. Albans

3/6 Rutt
TOEnc Recording 2016
The Christmas SongRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 06)2002
Sleigh RidePhil KelsallThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Thursford Enterprises Ltd (TECD 27)1997

Episode 437 – By The Fireside

The music of Ray Noble is the sole feature on this show. This great British Bandleader gave us hits like Cherokee, The Very Thought Of You, Love Is The Sweetest Thing and more!

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Music Played

CherokeeMark HermanEmbassy Theatre, Fort Wayne IN

4/16 Page
Mark Herman Production LLC (MH-1001)2006
The Very Thought Of YouBarry BakerRon Wehmeier Residence, Cincinnati, OH

4/33 Wurlitzer
BLB Production (BLBP-1401)1990
Love Is The Sweetest ThingDudley SavageMere Farm, Haughley, Stowmarket, Suffolk

3/8 Compton
Dudley Savage
I Hadn’t Anyone Till YouKeith BeckinghamSouthbank Polytechnic, London

4/24 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS229)1997
The Touch Of Your LipsTrevor BolshawWyvern Touring Organ

3m 120 Speaking Stops
Raymer Sound (RSCD212)2010
Love Locked OutTom HazletonCap’ns Galley Pizza Parlour, Redwood City CA

4/18 Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-0117)
Why The Stars Come Out At NightDavid ShepherdRex Stratford

2/7 Wurlitzer
Deroy Records (Deroy 1154)1974
By The FiresideJim RoseveareWiltern Theatre Los Angeles CA

4/37 Kimball
Cambria Master Recordings (CD1040)1996
Goodnight SweetheartRobinson CleaverBBC Theatre Organ No.2, Hoxton, London

5/27 Möller
Private Recording – E.R Hart Collection

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 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