Episode 465 – Best Of British

Damon features the best of British to help celebrate the Platinum Jubilee weekend!

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Music Played

March – Lime GroveNigel OgdenTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS254)2003
Nights Of GladnessJoseph SealRegal/ABC Kingston

3/12 Wurlitzer
Golden House – PYE Records (GH 609)1975
Run Rabbit Run/(We’re Gonna) Hang Out the Washing On The Siegfried Line/Wish Me Luck As You Wave Me GoodbyeReginald DixonGranada Kingston, London

3c/10 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Recordings (GRCD 106)2001
Cheeky ChappieRichard HillsGuildhall Southampton

4/50 Compton (Dual Console)
Silver Street Music (SSM0037)2012
Valse RomantiqueSimon GledhillDolby House, Holbeach

4/21 Compton
Private Recording2021
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square/When They Sound The Last All Clear/There’ll Always Be An EnglandPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD132)2011
Land Of Hope And GloryRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Thursford Enterprises Ltd (TECD 04)1991

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 461 – Platinum

Damon celebrates the platinum jubilee ahead of the long celebration weekend with some hits from 1952.

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Music Played

Marching StringsErnest BroadbentTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
One-Up/EMI Records (OU 2042)1974
The ‘Moulin Rouge’ ThemeJoseph SealRegal/ABC Kingston

3/12 Wurlitzer
Decca Recording Company (SKL 4154)1962
Blue TangoBill VlasakParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
WJV Productions,Inc (WJVCD-107)1996
Belle Of The BallDonald MacKenzieOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Musiqua (DOMOLS2007)2007
Lullaby Of BirdlandJohn AtwellCapri Theatre, Adelaide

4/25 Wurlitzer
JAmusic (JAM103)1995
El ChocloEverett NourseFox San Francisco CA

4/36 Wurlitzer
Fantasy Records (501395014)
DelicadoRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD 86)1997
Auf Wiedersehn SweetheartDudley SavageMere Farm, Haughley, Stowmarket

3/8 Compton
DS Productions
Black & White RagPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRALP 34)1989

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 444 – Blue

This week Damon is feeling rather blue, so he’s decided to make that colour the theme of this show!

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Music Played

Blue Is The NightJim RiggsParamount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer
Melody Masters (MLM 107)1993
Blue PreludeNeil JensenJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/25 Kimball
Engle Associates Recording (EAR-10495)
Blue TangoThe Three Suns ft. Ray BohrParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
His Masters Voice (LPM-1333)1957
Serenade In BlueRobert WolfeOrion Centre, Sydney

3/17 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 01)1992
Blue Goose RagJohn BowdlerTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
John Bowdler (JB0010CD)2006
Blue MoonRichard HillsDolby House, Holbeach

3/19 Compton
Cinema Organ Society (COS 127)2000
Blue MomentsBud TaylorKearns/Carson Residence, Hollywood CA

3/27 Wurlitzer
Malar Productions (MAS-2010)
Beyond The Blue HorizonJohn GiacchiOrion Centre, Sydney

3/17 Wurlitzer
Modern Mood Music (MMM001)1996

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
YouTube2020
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 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 431 – Let’s Break The Good News

On this week’s show Damon has chosen some of his favourite tracks.

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Music Played

Let’s Break The Good NewsSimon GledhillNew Victoria Centre, Howden-le-Wear

3/19 Wurlitzer
Crescendo (CDHLW 1007)2011
It’s Been a Long, Long TimeBill VlasakParamount Music Palace, Indianapolis IN

4/42 Wurlitzer
WJV Productions,Inc (WJVCD-105)1990
About A Quarter ‘Til NineDave WickerhamJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/66 Kimball
Dickinson Theatre Organ Society (DTOS901)2000
I Guess I’ll Have To Change My Plan/PleaseRobert WolfeLowery ElectronicWolfe Productions (WPCD 15)2010
BluesetteBryan RodwellHammond X66CBS (S 64694)
RioKlaus WunderlichHammond H100Bell Records (BLR 89 117)2010
JavaChris McPheeCapri Theatre, Adelaide

4/29 Wurlitzer
Chris McPhee (CMCD003)1999
On Green Dolphin Street/On The Sunny Side Of The StreetChris PowellKarrinyup Community Centre, Perth, Australia

3/20 Wurlitzer
CMP Productions (CMPCD05)2002
Chinatown, My ChinatownPhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Crimson Productions (CRIMCD79)1999

Episode 428 – Over The Rainbow

The music of Harold Arlen is the sole feature on this show. Best known perhaps for writing Over The Rainbow, but has many great standards to his name!

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Music Played

Get HappyTom HazletonCap’ns Galley Pizza Parlour, Redwood City CA

4/23 Wurlitzer
Arkay Enterprises (AR 1044)
Happiness Is Just A Thing Called JoeJohn SengRichard Loderhouse Studio NY

4/34 Wurlitzer
United Artists Records (UAL 4056)1959
I’ve Got The World On A StringBarry BakerRon Wehmeier Residence, Cincinnati, OH

4/33 Wurlitzer
BLB Productions (BLB1402)1999
Between The Devil And The Deep Blue SeaHoward BeaumontCommunity Centre, Ryhope

3/9 Compton
Fairview Studios (HB 111)2019
Stormy WeatherLen RawleMusical Museum, Brentford

3/12 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS 2018D)2000
Over The RainbowRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 04)2001
One for My BabyJim RiggsMacy’s Greek Hall, Philidelphia, PA

2/8 Wurlitzer
DSP Recordings2013

Episode 421 – Just a Moment Ago

On this week’s show Damon Cox brings you sounds from recent commercial recordings.

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Music Played

Put On A Happy FaceSimon GledhillOrgue De Cinéma, Collège Claparède, Genèva

3c/8 Wurlitzer
AAOCCC, Genève2017
Pure ImaginationZach FrameOrgan Piper Music Palace, Milwaukee WI

3/30 Kimbal/Wurlitzer
C-2 Productions LLC (zf0001)2018
Dust On The MoonRon RhodeThe Shanklin Conference Center, Groton, MA

4/34 Wurlitzer
Roxy Productions. (RP-118-CD)2011
Fun and FrolicMark LaflinSt. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton
Cinema Organ Society (COS131)2018
Can’t Take My Eyes Off YouChristian CartwrightPipes in the Peaks, Ashbourne

3/19 Compton
Pipes In The Peaks & Christian Cartwright (PIP004)2019
Rhumba: Born Free/You Only Live TwicePhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD136)2011
Istanbul (Not Constantinople)/The Old Bazaar In Cairo/Chinatown, My ChinatownRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 18)2013