Week 273 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Long Live Love

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back in his archive with a nod that today is Valentines Day. This week the lush sounds of the paramount Leeds and Manchester are present with Eric Lord at the console plus music from Joseph Seal, Charles & Harold Smart and much more besides!

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Music played 

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Ecstasy Eric Lord  

Paramount/Odeon Leeds

3/19 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1966
Laura Eric Lord  

Paramount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1962
 

Can’t We Sing Love’s Old Sweet Song Again?

 

Nigel Ogden  

Town Hall Manchester

5m Cavaille-Coll

 

Nigel Ogden collection c1995
Love Potion Charles & Harold Smart  

BBC Maida Vale Studios

4/14 Compton + Thomas Electronic

 

Nigel Ogden collection c1972
 

Richard Rodgers Selection:

a) Lover

b) This Can’t Be Love

c) There’s A Small Hotel

d) The Lady Is A Tramp

e) With A Song In My Heart

 

Joseph Seal  

Regal/ABC Kingston

3/12 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1965
 

Winter Sunset

 

Nigel Ogden  

St. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton

 

COS Tapes (COS114) 1988
 

When Day Is Done

 

Horace Finch  

Empress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden collection c1955

Weel 272 – Frank Hare in Memory

On this week’s show Damon pays tribute to Frank Hare who sadly passed away just after Christmas. Damon is joined by Grant Pilcher, Joe Marsh, David Lowe, Simon Gledhill, Keith Beckingham & Howard Beaumont who, for the hour long show, share memories of Frank.

 

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Happy Listening!

 

Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
The Silver Wedding Waltz Frank Hare  

Town Hall Ossett

3/13 Compton-Christie

 

Cornet Sound Productions (NCS 206) 1989
Keep Smiling Reginald Foort  

St. Georges Hall, London (BBC Theatre Organ No.1)

4/24 Compton

 

Coronet Sound Productions (NCM 212) 1996
Come Back To Sorrento/Strausse Waltzes Arnold Loxam  

Paramount/Odeon Leeds

3/19 Wurlitzer

 

Concert Recording (CR 0039) 1968
Jolly Good Company/Dream Watson Holmes  

Opera House, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer

 

OK ROLLEM (OK45) 2019
Chromatique Samba Horace Finch  

Empress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer

 

Private recording (Damon Cox) 1960s
I Got It Bad And That Ain’t Good Robin Richmond  

Town Hall Ossett

3/13 Compton-Christie

 

Private recording (John Leeming) 1970
March: The Spirit Of Youth Simon Gledhill  

Town Hall Ossett

3/13 Compton-Christie

 

A NTOT Production (NLS 107) 1986
The Flirtation Waltz Joe Marsh  

Town Hall Ossett

3/13 Compton-Christie

 

CrescendO (HLW500) 1980
Big Brass Band From Brazil Armsbee Bancroft  

Town Hall Ossett

3/13 Compton-Christie

 

A NTOT Production (NLS 106) 1981
For All We Know Keith Beckingham  

Town Hall Ossett

3/13 Compton-Christie

 

OK ROLLEM (OK38) 2015
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Howard Beaumont & John Taylor  

Town Hall Ossett

3/13 Compton-Christie

 

Grosvenor Records (CDGRS1305) 1999
The Ossett March (Intro/Exit Music) Doreen Chadwick  

Town Hall Ossett

3/13 Compton-Christie

 

Audicord (ACD234) 1997

Photo curtesy John Leeming. Thanks to Cameron Lloyd and David Ivory for their help also.