Week 261 – New Releases

On this week’s show Damon takes a looks at some new commercial recordings that hit the headlines in recent months. This includes tracks from the new CD featuring the Royalty Cinema Wurlitzer called ‘Lakeland Serenade’ – which sounds wonderful!

 

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Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
I Like America from Ace Of Clubs Richard Hills  

Embassy Theatre, Fort Wayne IN

4/16 Page

 

2018
You’ll Never Know/The Shadow Waltz Mark Herman  

Embassy Theatre, Fort Wayne IN

4/16 Page

 

2018
Polka Dots Mark Laflin  

St. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton

 

Cinema Organ Society 2018
Jolly Jillet Declan Poole  

Royalty Cinema, Bowness-on-Windermere

2/7 Wurlitzer

 

An FTOP Production 2018
This Is All I Ask Simon Gledhill  

Royalty Cinema, Bowness-on-Windermere

2/7 Wurlitzer

 

An FTOP Production 2018
The Locomotion Richard Morgan  

Royalty Cinema, Bowness-on-Windermere

2/7 Wurlitzer

 

An FTOP Production 2018
Blue Moon Len Rawle  

Royalty Cinema, Bowness-on-Windermere

2/7 Wurlitzer

 

An FTOP Production 2018
I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside Peter Jebson  

Royalty Cinema, Bowness-on-Windermere

2/7 Wurlitzer

 

An FTOP Production 2018

 

Week 260 – Another Raid Of The Atic

On this week’s show John Leeming climbs up the ladder to his treasure trove of archive recordings featuring some of the finest artists from yesteryear and instruments many of which are no longer accessible or exist!

 

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Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Somewhere Over the Rainbow Horace Finch  

Empress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer

 

Private recording 1958
True Love/In the Still of the Night Reginald Holland  

Odeon, Blackpool

4/13 Conacher

 

Private recording 1961
Love’s Last Word Is Spoken Eric Lord  

Paramount/Odeon Newcastle

3/19 Wurlitzer

 

Private recording 1948
Alley Cat George Blackmore  

Ritz Richmond

3/8 Wurlitzer

 

Cinema Organ Society 1963
Love Walked In Dudley Savage  

Mere Farm, Haughley, Stowmarket

3/8 Compton

 

Private recording 1990s
Harlem Nocturne Ena Baga  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Private recording 1964
La Rosita Florence de Jong  

New Gallery Regent Street, London

2/8 Wurlitzer

 

HMV Records (B3513) c1930
March: Garrison Theatre Dudley Beavan  

Granada, North Cheam

3c/8 Wurlitzer

 

Private recording 1940
One Hour with You Quentin Maclean  

Trocadero Elephant and Castle, London

4/21 Wurlitzer

 

Columbia Records (DB823) 1932
There Will Never Be Another You Bryan Rodwell  

Southbank Polytechnic, London

4/24 Wurlitzer

 

Private recording c1968

 

Week 259 – Wolfe on Worthing Wurlitzer

It’s star Organist time and this month we are very pleased to welcome that international star entertainer from the Thursford Collection – Robert Wolfe! He is highly regarded as one of the UK’s exponents of the theatre organ and was very much at home at the Worthing Wurlitzer which is where this weeks show comes from!

 

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Music played:

Signature Tune: Happy Days Are Here Again

March: Brass Buttons

Autumn Selection: Autumn Concerto/Autumn Leaves/Lullaby Of The Leaves/It Might As Well Rain until September/September In the Rain/Try To Remember/September Song

West Side Story Selection: Tonight/Maria/I Feel Pretty/One Hand One Heart/Somewhere

Blackpool Favourites: Blackpool Belle/Nobody’s Sweetheart/Boo Hoo/Harbour Lights/Red Sails In the Sunset/The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise/The Sheik Of Araby/Forgotten Dreams/You Can’t Stop Me From Dreaming/I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside

 

All tracks played by Robert Wolfe on the 3/22 Wurlitzer in the Assembly Hall, Worthing. Recorded by Damon Cox using Sontronics STC-1S microphones, recorded with Zoom F8 Recorder and mixed with Adobe Audition. Thanks to Simon & Caroline Field and David Cates for giving permission for this to be broadcast and for being so accommodating! Organ tuned by David Houlgate & Johnathan Adams.

Week 258 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Whirling the Empress

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden takes a trip to the seaside a features the Empress Ballroom Wurlitzer. With lot’s of archive material of Horace Finch, Reginald Dixon and Ernest Broadbent, there also an opportunity to hear Nigel at the new Empress organ which was installed a few years ago!

 

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Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Crazy People Reginald Dixon  

Tower Ballroom, Blackpool

2/10 Wurlitzer

 

Sterndale Records (STE 3106) 2002
You Are My Lucky Star

Sing As We Go

Beside The Seaside

Reginald Dixon  

Empress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1957
 

On The Prom, Prom, Prom

Selection – Thistleland

 

Horace Finch  

Empress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1958
Music From Carmen Ernest Broadbent  

Empress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1969
For You

Turkish Rondo

Ernest Broadbent  

BBC Playhouse Manchester

3/13 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1970
Beside The Seaside,

All My Lovin’

Reginald Dixon  

BBC Playhouse Manchester

3/13 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1970
Tangerine Nigel Ogden & John Roadhouse  

BBC Playhouse Manchester

3/13 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1982
 

Jealousy

 

Nigel Ogden  

Empress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 (New) Wurlitzer

 

Private Recording (Made by Ross McNeillie) 2018

 

Week 257 – From West to East

On this week’s show Damon is very much in an oriental mood as he has just returned from Hong Kong. So this week’s show is filled with the sounds of the orient plus a section of soundtrack from a new film out featuring a newly installed Wurlitzer! **NEW CD from the Royalty Wurlitzer – Tracks to be featured on Damon’s next show**

 

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Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Come Fly With Me Simon Gledhill Alabama Theatre, Birmingham AL

4/29 Wurlitzer

Alabama Chapter ATOS (ALA-1783-09) 2009
Rickshaw Ride Donald MacKenzie Odeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton

Musiqua (201801) 2018
One Fine Day John Giacchi Sanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer

Modern Mood Music (MMM 003) 2001
Cherry David Gray Dennis Unk Residence, Erie PA

3/21 Wurlitzer

Dennis Unks Productions 2017
Japanese Sunset George Wright Richard Vaughn Studio Organ, Hollywood CA

5/21 Wurlitzer

Hi-Fi Records (R-717) 1972
When East Meets West Part 1 –

Chinatown,Chinatown

Japanese Sandman

Limehouse Blues

Sidney Torch Regal Edmonton

4/15 Christie

Sterndale Records (STE 1001R) 1991
The Mighty Wurlitzer Mark Herman & Orchestra Nathan Barr Studio, Tarzana, Los Angeles CA

3/19 Wurlitzer

Back Lot Music 2018