Week 239 – Blast from the past

On this week’s show John plays some nostalgic sounds from days gone by with a selection of music that you might have heard on the the BBC’s light programme.

 

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Music played –

 

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
An Earful of Music/Let It Be Soon Robinson Cleaver  

BBC Theatre Organ No.2

5/27 Möller

 

Private Recording 1946
Somebody Loves Me Vic Hammett  

Granada, Tooting

4/14 Wurlitzer

 

Private Recording c1964
Midnite in Harlem Dudley Beaven  

Granada, Clapham Junction

3/8 Wurlitzer

 

Private Recording 1943
Pedro from Palamos Bobby Pagan  

Ritz, Richmond

3/8 Wurlitzer

 

Private Recording 1967
Moonlight Becomes You Dudley Savage  

ABC Plymouth

3/8 Compton

 

Private Recording 1975
I’ll See You Again Matt Ross  

Regal Uxbridge

2/6 Compton

 

Private Recording 1975
Caravan Charles Smitton  

Regal, Bridlington

3/8 Compton

 

Private Recording c1963
I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles Jackie Brown  

Empire, Leicester Square

4/20 Wurlitzer

 

Private Recording c1960
Goodnight Sweetheart

It’s Time to Say Goodnight

Goodnight

Horace Finch  

Empress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer

 

Private Recording c1960

 

Week 238 – How about Diss? Ivory on the Grange

This week’s show Damon make a a trip to see the newest of all Theatre Organ installations which is at the Grange Musical Collection near Diss. The Collection opened for the first time at the start of June which is when these recordings were made. One of the residents at the new venue is David Ivory who will be entertain you for the next 30 minutes. For more information of The Grange Musical Collection click here!

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Music played:

Signature Tunes: Happy Days Are Here Again

Elephants Selection: Elephants Tango/When I See Elephants Fly/Elephants (Carnival Of The Animals)/Baby Elephant Walk

‘The Lady And The Tramp’ Selection: Lady/Peace On Earth/The Siamese Cat Song/Bella Note/He’s A Tramp/La-La-Lu

Flick Flack (Decap)

Tang: Spider Of The Night

Disney Animal Selection: Love Is A Song/April Showers/Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf/Spring Song/Never Smile Again/The Bare Necessities/I Wanna Be Like You

Signature Tunes: The Ivory Rag

 

All tracks played by David Ivory on the 3c/5 Compton (Except for ‘Flick Flack’) in the Grange Musical Collection near Diss. Recorded by Damon Cox using Sontronics STC-1S microphones, recorded with Tascam DR0-40 Recorder and mixed with Adobe Audition. Thanks to Johnathan Ling and to David Ivory for giving permission for this to be broadcast.

Week 237 – From The Silver Screen: Intermission

On this week’s show Damon continues with film music played on the Theatre Organ. This time we hear from two fantastic Wurlitzers in the states and two contrasting organs in Europe.

 

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Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Wizard Of Oz Fantasia: Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead/If I Only Had A Brain/Over The Rainbow/We’re Off To See The Wizard John Giacchi Sanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer

Modern Mood Music (MMM 003) 2001
‘Third Man’ Theme Kevin Morgan Laukhuff Organ Factory, Weikersheim, Germany

3/11 Möller

Organum Musikproduktion 2006
Tara’s Theme From ‘Gone With The Wind’ Len Rawle Tony Manning Residence, Farnborough

3/9 Christie

Tonawanda Sound (TWS 1004) 1976
Selections from “Singin’ In The Rain”: Broadway Rhythm/You Are My Lucky Star/Would You?/You Were Meant For Me/Broadway Melody Jim Riggs Alabama Theatre, Birmingham AL

4/21 Wurlitzer

Polling Pin Productions 1989

 

Week 236 – From The Silver Screen: Prelude

On this week’s show Damon responds to a request put in by Ash Lombaers who asked for film music played on the Theatre Organ. With plenty of selections to choose from Damon was spoilt for choice!

 

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Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Big Country/High Noon/The Magnificent Seven Nicholas Martin Turners Musical Merry-Go-Round

3/19 Wurlitzer

Nicholas Martin (NNS8) 1989
“Godfather” Potpourri Lyn Larsen Sanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer

Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-208) 1995
Alfie Mark Laflin Neuadd Pendre, Tywyn 3c/9 Wurlitzer Laflin Productions (ML001) 2012
Music From Star Wars Charlie Balogh Organ Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/78 Wurlitzer

ERB Enterprises, Inc (ERB110) 2000