Episode 347 – That Red Red Robin!

On this weeks show we take you back to 1980 and to a live performance given by Robin Richmond! Robin’s unique style and personality is radiant in this recording.

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Music Played

Blaze Away/Waltz In C Sharp Minor/Taboo/Li’l Darlin’/9:20 Special

Bats In The Belfry/I Got It Bad And That Ain’t Good/It’s A Sin To Tell A Lie/Lovely Lady/Alabama Jubilee

French Selection: Reine De Musette/Ces’t Magnifique/I Love Paris/Ca Cest Bon/Boom!/I Wish You Love/Under The Bridges Of Paris/Pigalle

Poodles On Parade/The Carioca/Dream/Love Is The Sweetest Thing/Windows Of Paris/Mack The Knife/Pompton Turnpike/Whirly Bird

Ivor Novello Selection: Glamorous Night/Shine Through My Dreams/I Can Give You The Starlight/Waltz Of My Heart/We’ll Gather Lilacs/Rose Of England

All tracks played on the 2/10 Wurlitzer in the Keystone Oaks High School, Pittsburgh PA on 23rd September 1980. Original tape from the E.C Buckland Collection. Recordings re-mixed with Adobe Audition. 

Episode 206 – Farewell to the Troc

Tonight we take you back (almost) exactly 57 years to the Trocadero Elephant & Castle for a program of highlights from the closing concert. The 40 minutes of music is all presented by Alex Cambell-Gifford. So sit back and relax and bask in the sounds of of the Troc Wurlitzer as it was in the cinema. It’s with thanks to the Cinema Organ Society that this Wurlitzer is now installed in the Troxy and is one of the finest examples of a Wurlitzer in the world.

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Music played

Jackie Brown – Knocked ‘Em In The Old Kent Road

Bobby Pagan –  The Lady Is A Tramp/With A Smile And A Song

Sidney Gustard – Classical Selection

Robin Richmond – Try A Little Tenderness/Nice Work If You Can Get It

Dennis Mathew – Idaho/Chanson De Matin

George Blackmore – Spanish Gypsy Dance/Little Serenade

Jackie Brown – The Waltz From Masquerade/Body And Soul/Chloe

George Blackmore – The Lost Chord

Jackie Brown – Knocked ‘Em In The Old Kent Road

Recorded 6th November 1960 and presented by Alex Cambell-Gifford. Thanks to John Leeming and the Cinema Organs Societies Archive for their help and permission to this.