Episode 457 – The Rustle Of Spring

Theres an air of spring about – well at least there is on this weeks show!

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Music Played

Spring, Spring, SpringMark LaflinSt. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton
TOEnc Recording2016
The Last SpringDavid GrayDennis Unk Residence, Erie PA

3/21 Wurlitzer
Dennis Unks2017
On A Spring NoteJohn AtwellCapri Theatre, Adelaide

4/25 Wurlitzer
JAmusic (JAM103)1995
It Might As Well Be SpringMichael WooldridgeNew Victoria Centre, Howden-le-Wear

3/19 Wurlitzer
Merlin Productions2012
The Rustle Of SpringReginald FoortFoort Touring Organ

5/27 Möller
Piping Hot (PH2006)2000
Sweeden In SpringtimeGerald ShawOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Private Recording (H.R Hart Collection)
Spring Is HereBuddy ColeBuddy Cole Studio, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer-Morton
Warner Bros. Records (WS 1533)1963
Spring FeverGeorge WrightHollywood Philharmonic Organ at George Wright Residence, Hollywood

4/28 Wurlitzer
BANDA CD (DIDX 3322)1988

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 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 435 – Miller Magic

On this week’s show Damon features the music associated with Glenn Miller.

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Music Played

Chattanooga Choo ChooLen RawleTonawanda, Chorleywood

4/24 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS 1000)1972
At LastPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD58)1993
String Of PearlsLew WilliamsOrgan Stop Pizza, Phoenix AZ

4/29 Wurlitzer
Organ Stop Pizza (OSP 106)1979
Tuxedo JunctionJackie BrownGranada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR-SO58)
Serenade In BlueMichael Wooldridge & Jayden VicareyTroxy Stepney London

4/25 Wurlitzer
Private Recording2019
American PatrolDouglas ReeveDome Brighton

4/40 Hill Norman and Beard ‘Christie’
RCA International (INTS 1333)1971
Moonlight SerenadeBill VlasakParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
WJV Productions,Inc (WJVCD-105)1990
In The MoodWalt StronyVince & Pat Aveni Residence, Cleveland OH

4/60 Wurlitzer
Walt Strony2013

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 202 – Highlights From The Young Theatre Organist Of The Year Competition

On this weeks show we turn too the stars of the future as we recap highlights from the Young Theatre Organist of the Year Competition. This year the competition came from midlands, on the fabulous 3/11 Compton in Hampton-In-Arden. During the show we hear from the runner up’s and winners of the main and senior section. We also have a special interview with Michael Wooldridge who organises the competition and Aaron Hawthorne who won the senior section.

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Music played

Michael Wooldridge – Strike Up The Band

Lewis Scott – Copacabana

Lucy Crouch – ‘Wizard Of Oz’ Selection: The Lullaby League/The Jitterbug

Robert Eldridge – Over The Rainbow

Robert Eldridge – Raiders Of The Lost Ark

Michael Wooldridge with Jayden Vicarey – On The Street Where You Live

Jamyma-May- Hanson – ‘Mack & Mable’ Selection: Movies Were Movies/Look What Happened to Mabel/Time Heals Everything/Wherever He Ain’t/I Won’t Send Roses

Aaron Hawthorne – A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square

Aaron Hawthorne – That’s Entertainment

All tracks played  on the 3/11 Compton in Fentham Hall, Hampton-In-Arden. Recorded by Damon Cox on a Zoom H2N. Organ tuned and maintained by members of the COS Midland & Wales District. Thanks to The Cinema Organ Society, Michael Wooldridge, Len Rawle and The American Theatre Organs Society’s London and South Of England Chapter for their assistance in making this possible.