Week 217 – Organ Plus

On this week’s show John Leeming is at the microphone to start of his 2018 slot with an selection of organ plus tracks. Plus what you might ask? Why not listen and find out!

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Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Holiday for Strings Buddy Cole & Monty Kelly Orchestra Buddy Cole Studio, Hollywood

3/27 Wurlitzer-Morton + orchestra

Alshire International 1973
Little Rock Getaway Dennis & Heidi James Tonawanda, Chorleywood

4/25 Wurlitzer + piano

Dennis James Productions 1984
A Little Steeple Pointing to the Sky The Organ, the Dance Band and Me EMI Studio, London

3/8 + Mel Compton + piano + instrumentalists

Empress Records 1995
By the Sleepy Lagoon Sidney Torch & Mantovani Gaumont State, Kilburn

3/16 Wurlitzer + violin

Decca Records c1937
Amapola/An Apple for the Teacher Brian Sharp Sandford Park + Studio

3/9 Christie, Technics PR3, piano

Grosvenor Records c1994
Grasshopper’s Dance Al Bollington + Anton and Paramount Orchestra Paramount, Tottenham CR

4c/10 Compton + orchestra

Guild Music c2005
Whispering Jim Roseveare & Jim Murray Avenue, San Francisco

3/16 Wurlitzer + instrumentalist

Private recording c1967
If I Didn’t Care/My Prayer/Chew Chew Chew Chew Your Bubblegum Fela Sowande, Gerald Moore & Al Craig Hammond + piano + drums Decca Records 1939
Ain’t Misbehavin’ The Three Suns & Ray Bohr Paramount, New York

4/36 Wurlitzer + rhythm combo

BMG Special Products 1999

 

Week 216 – An Airing For Aaron

On this week’s show its turn of our star organist to entertain. Who better than the senior winner of last years ATOS young organist of the year competition, Aaron Hawthorne. Aaron is playing his ‘home’ Wurlitzer – the one in Pollokshaws Burgh Hall, Glasgow and he certainly gets the best sounds with a varied and enjoyable programme.

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Music played –

Happy Days Are Here Again

Puttin’ On The Ritz

A Moment For Morricone

The Girl From Ipanema

Sherman Bothers Medley: The Age Of Not Believing/Feed The Birds/Hushabye Mountain/Its A Small Word/King Of the Swingers

Happy Days Are Here Again

 

All tracks played on the 3/21 Wurlitzer in Pollokshaws Burgh Hall, Glasgow. Recorded by Aaron Hawthorne on a Zoom H4N. Tracks edited & show produced by Damon Cox. Organ tuned and maintained by members of the Scottish Cinema Organ Trust.

Week 215 – News & Views

On this weeks show we mark the sad passing of Don Thompson, the 80th Birthday of Len Rawle and more sad news from the BBC. Never fear though – theres lots of good music!

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Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
That’s A Plenty/Great Day/Eso Beso David Lowe Gaumont State Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

Private Recording 1970
Be My Love Simon Gledhill Sanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer

 Unknown 1997
Quickstep Medley: Love Makes The World Go Round/Change Partners Don Thompson Melody Inn, Los Altos, CA

4/20 Wurlitzer

Concert Recording  c1969
Stars Fell On Alabama Len Rawle Tonawanda, Chorleywood

4/24 Wurlitzer

Tonawanda Sound 1972
T’Zena T’Zena Len Rawle Tonawanda, Chorleywood

4/24 Wurlitzer

Concert Recording 1968
Cole Porter Classics: Be A Clown/Easy To Love/Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye/Just One Of Those Things/My Heart Belongs To Daddy/So In Love/From This Moment One Nigel Ogden Tower Ballrom, Blackpool

3/14+G.P Wurlitzer

OS Digital 1995

 

Week 214 – Music from 1934

On this week’s show Damon rejoins the trail of music from the 1930’s. We re-join the action in 1934 with some cracking tunes including Moonglow, Blue Moon, The Continental and may more!

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Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Stompin’ At The Savoy Lew Williams Organ Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/78 Wurlitzer

ERB Enterprises, Inc 2000
Blue Moon Kevin Morgan Granada Studio Tours Manchester

4/14 Wurlitzer

 LTOT 2003
The Continental Robert Wolfe Orion Centre, Sydney

3/17 Wurlitzer

Delta Music 1996
Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart Peter Mintun and Jim Roseveare Paramount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer

Premier Recordings 1997
Moonglow Michael Wooldridge Regal Edmonton

4/15 Christie

COS Tapes 1984
Selections From ‘Anything Goes’: Anything Goes/All Through The Night/Blow Gabriel Blow/Reprise Barry Baker Ron Wehmeier Residence, Cincinnati, OH

4/33 Wurlitzer

BLB Production 1995