Week 191 – Music From 1930

On this week’s show Damon starts the first of ten shows talking us through the 1930’s, a decade full of proper music! The series will be spread out of the next few months and each year will feature music either written in, popularized in or from a musical/stage production that ran that year! Tunes this week include, Embraceable You, Love For Sale, Get Happy and many more!

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Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
On The Sunny Side Of The Street Simon Gledhill New Victoria Centre, Howden-le-Wear

3/19+G.P Wurlitzer

Crescendo 2011
Body And Soul Tony Fenelon Capri Theatre, Adelaide

4/24 Wurlitzer

TF Prpductions 1995
Get Happy Jim Riggs Macy’s Greek Hall, Philadelphia, PA

2/8 Wurlitzer

DSP Recordings 2013
For You Ernest Broadbent Tower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14+G.P Wurlitzer

EMI/Columbia 1970
Bye Bye Blues Vic Hammett Granada Tooting, London

4/14+G.P Wurlitzer

Amberlee 1980
Embraceable You Lyn Larsen Nethercutt Collection, San Sylmar, Los Angeles CA

4/35 Wurlitzer

Music Contrasts Inc c1970s
Exactly Like You Bryan Rodwell Rodgers Olympic

Electronic

Amberlee 1978
Love For Sale Lew Williams Civic Auditorium, Pasadena CA

5/28 Möller

Piping Hot 1996
I Got Rhythm Michael Wooldridge Regal Edmonton

4/15 Christie

COS Tapes 1984

 

Week 190 – Gypsy In My Soul with David Ivory

On this week’s show we venture to Suffolk and to the Cotton Mechanical Musical Museum. This vintage 2 manual Wurlitzer lends itself to the stye of its long running resident organist David Ivory. Davids going to play a selection from his 2017 concert theme – Gypsy!

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Music played –

Happy Days Are Here Again/Dark Eyes

Fascination

‘Gypsy’ Selection: Everything’sComing Up Roses/Let Me Entertain You/Small World/Together Wherever We Go/Everything’s Coming Up Roses (Reprise)

Spanish Gyspy Dance

Say Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose/The Gypsy’s Warning/I Recall A Gypsy Woman/Gypsy In My Soul

Where My Caravan Is Rested

Czardas

Happy Days Are Here Again

 

All tracks played by David Ivory on the 2/11 Wurlitzer in Cotton Mechanical Musical Museum. Recorded by Damon Cox on a Zoom H2N. Thanks to Jonathan Ling and David Ivory for making us welcome Organ tuned and maintained by Bob Ince and David Ivory.

Week 189 – New Additions

On this week’s show Damon plays some new additions to the archive. Artists include John Atwell, Scott Harrison, John Mann, Nigel Ogden and many more!

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Nathan Avakin’s New CD – Synthesis

BBC Radio 2’s Highlights From Phil Kelsall’s 40th Anniversary Concert

 

Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Orange Coloured Sky Nathan & Claire Avakian Nethercutt Collection, San Sylmar, Los Angeles

4/75 Wurlitzer

Avakian Creative Works 2017
Alfie Nigel Ogden Tower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14+Digital Piano Wurlitzer

Sanctuary Records 2005
The Girl From Ipanema Charlie Balogh Organ Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/78 Wurlitzer

ERB Enterprises 2000
Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again Scott Harrison & Mark Page Kingston City Hall, Moorabbin, Victoria, Australia

4/21 Wurlitzer

Scott Harrison Productions 2010
Marche Lorraine John Mann Paul Kirner’s Music Palace, Ynyshir, Wales

4/15+G.P Christie

Compton Lodge Studios 2017
So In Love John Atwell Town Hall, Marrickville, Sidney, Australia

2/10 Wurlitzer

JAmusic 2010
It’s A Good Day John Atwell Town Hall, Malvern, Victoria, Australia

3/17 Compton

JAmusic 2000

 

Week 188 – The American Way

This week Damon celebrates the 4th of July – Independence day in the states. So with that in mind all the tracks show off the big American Sound – and some of the finest American organist to produce it!

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Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Get Happy Jelani Eddington (With Donnie Rankin on Drums) John Dickinson High School, Wilmington

3/66 Kimball

RJE Productions 2014
Tumbling Tumbleweeds Buddy Cole Buddy Cole Studio, Hollywood

3/27 Wurlitzer-Morton

Warner Bros 1964
Blue Moon Jim Riggs Macy’s Greek Hall, Philadelphia

2/8 Wurlitzer

DSP Recordings 2013
What I Did For Love Lyn Larsen Century II Wichita

4/36 Wurlitzer

Pro-Arte 1986
It’s Been A Long, Long Time Tiny James Fox San Francisco

4/36 Wurlitzer

Fantasy Records 1963
String Of Pearls Lew Williams Organ Stop Pizza, Phoenix

4/29 Wurlitzer

Organ Stop Pizza Records 1979
Skylark Mark Herman Embassy Theatre, Fort Wayne

4/16 Page

Mark Herman Productions 2006
Flying Fingers George Wright Rialto Theatre, South Pasadena

2/14 Wurlitzer

Banda 1997