Episode 420 – The Paramount Sound

On this week’s show John Leeming features the big paramount sound with tracks from organs in that chain.

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Music Played

Put On a Happy Face/A Lot of Livin’ To DoCharles SmittonParamount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
John Leeming Archive1967
Zigeuner/I’ll See You AgainEric LordParamount/Odeon Newcastle

3/19 Wurlitzer
John Leeming Archive1948
GlobetrotterLen RawleParamount/Odeon Leeds

3/19 Wurlitzer
John Leeming Archive1968
As Time Goes ByRay BohrParamount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
RCA Victor Records (LPM-1306)1956
I’ve Got You Under My SkinTom HazletonParamount Portland, Oregon

4/20 Wurlitzer
Arkay Records (AR-1044)1974
Have You Met Miss Jones?Tony FenelonParamount, Seattle

4/20 Wurlitzer
ATOS Productions (ATOS 2010)2010
Gladys P Muehlbacher BoogieBill ThomsonParamount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer
John Leeming Archive1983
King Kong MarchIain McGlincheyParamount 450 VTPOPrivate Recording2021
Moonlight in VermontEric LordParamount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer
John Leeming Archive1962

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

Episode 394 – I Got Rhythm

The music of George Gershwin is the sole feature on this show. The man who wrote, amongst many others, hits such as I Got A Crush On You, S’ Wonderful, Strike Up The Band and of course Rhapsody In Blue. Sit back and enjoy some of Gershwin magic!

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Music Played

I Got RhythmBilly NalleCentury II Wichita

4/36 Wurlitzer
Wichita Theatre Organ, Inc (1959)1981
I Got A Crush On YouTom HazletonSouthbank Polytechnic, London

4/24 Wurlitzer
COS Tapes (SBW401)1988
‘Shall We Dance’ Selection:
a) Shall We Dance?
b) They All Laughed
c) Slap That Bass
d) Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off
e) I’ve Got Beginner’s Luck
f) They Can’t That That Away From Me
g) Finale: Beginners Luck
Simon GledhillTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS 205)1994
Our Love Is Here To StayGeoff SolmanAssembly Hall, Worthing

3/11 Wurlitzer
COS Tapes (COS117)1989
Fascinatin’ RhythmWalt StronySt. Mary Of The Lake Seminary Mundelein IL

4/19 Howell-Wurlitzer
Walter Strony Productions (WSP-2)1980

Episode 390 – Christmas Time Is Here

Tomorrow is the big day, so on this weeks show Damon has 30 minutes of festive fun with the well loved seasonal favourites played by some well loved organists!

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Music Played

Santa Claus Is Coming To TownTom HazletonNethercutt Collection, San Sylmar, Los Angeles CA

4/74 Wurlitzer
Klavier Records International Inc (KD-77030)2000
The Christmas WaltzBob RalstonGranada Theatre, Kansas City KS

3/21 Barton
Pipes & Palaces Productions (DIDX 015533)1992
It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The YearMark LaflinOrgan Theatre, St. Albans

3/10 Wurlitzer
TOEnc Recording2016
Sleigh RidePhil KelsallTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
Crimson Production (CRIMCD183)1998
Have Yourself A Merry Little ChristmasLew WilliamsOrgan Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/78 Wurlitzer
ERB Enterprises2003
Deck The HallsGeorge WrightGeorge Wright Studio Organ, Leslie Factory, Pasadena

CA 3/27 Wurlitzer
Dot Records (DLP 25479)1962
The Christmas SongLyn LarsenCentury II Wichita

4/38 Wurlitzer
Intersound Inc. (CDD 282)1986
Jingle Bell Rock/Rockin Around The Christmas TreeRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Wolfe Productions (WPCD 06)2002

Episode 386 – Up Beat

On this weeks show John Leeming is in a rhythmical mood, so get your dancing shoes! Artists include Robert Wolfe, Bryan Rodwell, Billy Nalle, Tom Hazleton and more!

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Music Played

There’s No Business Like Show BusinessTom HazletonCivic Auditorium, Pasadena CA

5/28 Möller
Arkay Records (AR 1076)1983
Rock Around the Clock/
Opus One/In the Mood
Robert WolfeOrion Centre, Sydney

3/17 Wurlitzer
Delta Music (CD 6021)1996
They Were Doing the MamboStanley WyllieRitz Belfast

4c/10 Compton
Private Recording1954
Mr SandmanVic HammettCap’ns Galley Pizza Parlour, Redwood City CA

4/18 Wurlitzer
Doric Records (DO 1401)c1972
I Want to Be HappyWilliam DaviesGranada Kingston, London

3c/10 Wurlitzer
EMI MFP Records (50118)1974
Hot DogDavid GraySanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer
David Gray (dg 0001)2018
The Alley CatLenny DeeHammond & drummerBrunswick Records (STA 8578)1964
CochitaDon FrenchOriental Theatre, Portland OR

3/13 Wurlitzer
Concert Recording (CR O009)c1960’s
Keep Your Sunny Side UpHarry Farmer & Rhythm EnsembleHammond & ComboDecca Records (DFE 6219)c1950
MarieBilly Nalle & Ray Mosca (drums)Paramount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer
RCA Victor (LPM-1521)1957
CherokeeBryan RodwellAssembly Hall, Walthamstow

Hammond Concorde
Private Recording1975

Episode 382 – So What’s New?

On this weeks show Damon provides some escapism from the worlds woes with a show of new additions to the archive! Artists include Walt Strony, Tom Sheen, Jim Riggs and more!

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Music Played

Le Jazz HotNeil JensenJohn Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/25 Kimball
Engle Associates Recording (EAR-10495)
StardustWalt StronyOrgan Stop Pizza, Phoenix AZ

4/29 Wurlitzers
Organ Stop Pizza (OSP-104)1978
A Warner Bros Potpourri –
a) Sittin’ On The Backyard Fence
b) The Shadow Waltz
c) Pettin’ In The Park
d) I’m Like A Fish Out Of Water
e) Forty Second Street
Jim RiggsGrand Lake Theatre, Oakland CA

3/13 Wurlitzer Hybrid
Jim Riggs (WRA1-165)1985
Watch What HappensDon SimmonsOrgan Grinder Restaurant, Portland, Oregon

4/38 Wurlitzer
Sound Productions (DS-OG)
MeditationTom HazletonSt. Mary Of The Lake Seminary Mundelein IL

4/24 Howell-Wurlitzer
Arkay Enterprises (AR 1044)
Moonlight In VermontTom SheenRichard Loderhouse Studio NY

4/38 Wurlitzer
Renwick Records (MO8P-0175)1961
Sadie (The Cleaning Lady)Lyn LarsenDendy Theatre, Brighton, Melbourne, Australia

3/15 Wurlitzer
Bill Armstrong Pty. Ltd.