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!

 

You can use the above player or you can download the show using the usual Dropbox Link!

Happy Listening!

 

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

 

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