Week 139 – Sounds Different

On this weeks show we look at different and interesting European theatre organ manufactures that are NOT Wurlitzers, Compton’s or Christies. On the show we features some interesting are rare makes of organ including Rutt, Hilsdon, Marshall-Sykes and from continent Strunk. Artists include, David Lowe, Armsbee Bancroft Simon Gledhill, Ernest Broadbent and many more!

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Music played –

David Lowe – A Bedouin In Bagdad – COS 1984

David Shepherd – ‘Let The People Sing’ Selection: Let The People Sing/You’ve Done Something To My Heart/The Toorie And His Bonnet/My Thanks To You/All Over The Place – SAMMS 1988

Frank Olsen – Solitude – Musiqua 2015

Herbert Griffiths – Narcissus – NTOT 1995

Simon Gledhill – It’s De-Lovely – NOF 2001

Ernest Broadbent – Waltzes Of Richard Rodgers – NOF 1980

Armsbee Bancroft – South Rampart Street Parade – Audicord 1993

Week 138 – News & Views

On this weeks show we re-cap some of the recent news in the theatre organ world, These include the sad passing of Michael Thompson, news on the Regal Torquay Compton, a track celebrating 35 years of the Gosport Compton and many more!

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newsandviews TOE

 

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Music played –

John Mann – Espana – DMC Recording 2016

Ronald Curtis – Someone To Watch Over Me – Dene Records 1993

Reginald Porter-Brown – Parade Of The Tin Soldiers – BBC 1969

Michael Thompson – Music In may/Begin The Beguine – 1973

Charles Smitton – Belle of Brazil – Private Recording courtesy Norman Scott 1964

Norman Scott – Tango: Ecstasy – NSCD 2008

Damon Cox – Moonglow  – DMC Recording 2016

Phil Kelsall – Whispering/Change Partners/Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue

 

Week 137 – Peter Plays Pipes

On this weeks show you ca enjoy edited Highlights from Peter Jebsons recent concert at the Victoria Hall Saltaire. It was Peters first time playing the organ in its current home, however he has fond memories of playing it when it was installed in the Trinity Arts Centre, Pudsey. Some of the highlights from the concert incude the New Recruit March, CS Lang’s Tuba Tune, a typical memories of song selection and many more!

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TOE Pete plays pipes

 

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Music played –

Happy Days Are Here Agian

Marches: The New Recruit/Knightsbridge

Roses Of Picardy/Keep The Home Fires Burning

Russian Rag

Tuba Tune

Memories Of Song Selection: Amapola/I’m Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover/If I Had A Talking Picture Of You/Pick Yourself Up/Sing Everybody Sing/Blue Skies Are Round The Corner/Count Your Blessings & Smile/Leaning On A Lamppost

Signature Tune: Theatreland

 

All tracks played by Peter Jebson on the 3/12 Wurlitzer in The Victoria Hall Saltaire. Recorded by Damon Cox on a Zoom H2n. Organ tuned and maintained David Lowe and members of the COS northern district. Thanks to Richard Stephenson for giving permission for this to be broadcast.

Week 136 – All Original

On this weeks show Damon take us on a tour of Cinema organs that are still installed in their original cinemas, theatres and ballrooms. On the tour we will be visiting the Tower Ballroom Blackpool, Gaumont Stake Kilburn, Odeon Weston-Super-Mare and many more! We also feature a track from a new release of Dudley Beaven at the Granada Clapham Junction.

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Music played –

Nicholas Martin – Cindy Swing: Bring Me Sunshine/You Are My Lucky Star/Happy Feet – DMC Recording 2016

Paul Greenwood – Dream/Once In A While – Audicord 1995

Dudley Savage – Southern Samba – Private Recording (Courtesy of Steven Dutfield) 1990

Byron Jones – I’m Getting Sentimental Over You/Deep Purple – DMC Recording 2016

Dudley Beaven – Sally, Irene and Mary: Who Stole The Jam?/Sweet As A Song/Got My Mind On Music – Hot Pipes 2016 Click here to buy!

Simon Gledhill – Journey Into Melody -COS 1985

David Shepherd – Again – COS 1991

Michael Wooldridge – Smile To Smile – OS 1995