Week 161 – and a Happy New Year!

This weeks show we get to get together for an hour long party where we re-cap the last year with some musical highlights. Artists incude John Mann, Nicholas Martin, David Gray, Mark Laflin, Phil Kelsall and many more!

From everyone here we hope you have a very happy new year and a successful 2017!

Don’t forget we will see you next THURSDAY at 8PM rather than Tuesday. 

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Music played –

Simon Gledhill – Come Fly With Me – DMC Recording 2015

Len Rawle – On Days Like These – Private Recording 2016

Kevin Grunill – Its Alright With Me – DMC Recording 2016

Paul Kirner – Georgias Gotta Moon – Paul Kirner 2016

John Mann – Come Follow The Band/Sussex By The Sea – DMC Recording 2016

Nicholas Martin – Saunter: I Don’t Know Why/Roses Of Picardy/Tip Toe Thru The Tulips/Polka Dots & Moonbeams – DMC Recording 2016

Michael Wooldridge – The Lady Is A Tramp – Merlin 2003

Robert Wolfe – Laura – Private Recording 2016

Kevin Moorgan – Sandpaper Ballet – DMC Recording 2016

Chris Powell – The Nearness Of You – DMC Recording 2016

Peter Jebson – Blackpool Belle/It’s A Long Way To Tipperary/Bring Me Sunshine/Toot Toot Tootsie – DMC Recording 2016

Richard Hills – The Girl From Corsica – Silver Street Music 2012

David Gray – The Varsity Drag – Private Recording 2016

Mark Laflin – The Water Is Wide – DMC Recording 2016

Phil Kelsall – The Old Pianna Rag – DMC Recording 2016

Len Rawle – New Year – The Scoring House 2012

Week 160 – Merry Christmas!

Well the big day is just around the corner, so this week’s show completes our three seasonal show. Artists include Douglas Reeve, Phil Kelsall, Jim Riggs and many more!

Form every one here on the team we wish you a very Merry Christmas wherever you are!

 

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Music played –

Lew Williams – Jingle Bells – 2003

Douglas Reeve – Skaters Waltz – RCA 1971

Phil Kesall – Hark! The Herald Angels Sing/White Shepherds Watched/Good King Wenceslas/O Little Town Of Bethlehem/O Come All Ye Faithful – 1998

Ronald Curtis – White Christmas – Concert Recording 1969

Matthew Ross – Let It Snow – 2005

Reginald Dixon & John McCarthy Chorus – Winter Wonderland – Readers Digest 1968

Robert Wolfe – Jingle Bell Rock/Rockin Around The Christmas Tree – Wolfe Productions 2002

Jim Riggs – A Christmas Love Song (All I Want For Christmas Is You) – ATOS 2009

Week 159 – Mark the Red Nosed Organist

This week’s show comes to you from St Albans Organ Museum, as Mark Laflin presents and plays programme of seasonal music on both the Wurlitzer and the unique Rutt. Marks programme is sure to please all with lively tune such as Leroy Anderson’s Sleigh Ride and slower ballads such as It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas.

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Also enjoy this Seasonal Video!

 

Music played –

Happy Days Are Here Again (W)

Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer (W)

It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year (W)

Winter Wonderland (R)

Sleigh Ride (W)

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas (W)

Santa Claus Medley: I Saw Mommy Kissin Santa Claus/Santa Claus Is Commin To Town/A Root’n Toot’n Santa Claus (W)

The Christmas Waltz (R)

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (W)

Happy Days Are Here Again (R)

(W)= Wurlitzer, (R)= Rutt

 

All tacks played by Mark Laflin. Recorded by Damon on a Zoom H2N. A big thank you to Mark for letting us record! Also thanks to Ken Slow and Barry Earl and all those involved at St Albans for keeping the organ in tip top condition.

Week 158 – Deck The Halls

On this week’s show we get the seasonal proceedings under way, with the first of three programs full of seasonal favourites. However some of this weeks show isn’t your typical Christmas billing. We feature Buddy Cole playing his Winter Nocturne, Nigel Ogden playing his spine tingling composition Winter Sunset and Ken Double with Winter Storms.

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Music played –

00:00 – Robert Wolfe – It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas/That’s What I’d Like For Christmas/The Christmas Waltz – Wolfe Productions 2002

05:44 – Buddy Cole – Winter Nocturne – Doric 1980

08:41 – Donald MacKenzie – Ballet Of The Bells – Sterndale 1998

10:35 – Ken Double – Winter Storms – ATOS 2009

20:24 – Michael Wooldridge – Deck The Halls – Merlin circa 1980’s

23:14 – Nigel Ogden – Winter Sunset – COS 1988