Week 283 – Spotlight on the Archives

On this week’s show John Leeming is back in the loft with music that will even entertain your cat!

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Music played 

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Caravan/Solitude Vic Hammett  

Granada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer

 

Private recording 1964
 

Goodbye Blues

I Got It Bad and That Ain’t Good

Don’t Blame Me

 

Eric Lord  

Paramount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer

 

Private recording 1970’s
Destiny/Remembrance Dudley Savage  

Royal/ABC Plymouth

3/8 Compton

 

Private recording 1965
Simonetta Stanley Wyllie  

Ritz Belfast

4c/10 Compton

 

COS Tapes (COS122) 1995
The Juggler George Welling  

Kitchen Bros Garage Diss

3/19 Wurlitzer

 

Private recording 1980’s
Georgia on My Mind Trevor Bolshaw  

Kitchen Bros Garage Diss

3/19 Wurlitzer

 

Private recording  1980’s
What’s New? Bob Wyatt  

Paramount New York, NY

4/36 Wurlitzer

 

Roulette Records (R25087) 1960
Kisses in the Dark George Blackmore  

Foort Touring Organ

5/27 Möller

 

Private recording 1962
Button Up Your Overcoat

Nice People

Change Partners and Dance

The Best Things in Life Are Free

Nigel Ogden  

BBC Playhouse, Manchester

3/13 Wurlitzer

 

Private recording 1987

 

Week 282 – A Couple Of Swells

It’s star organist time, well, actually, this month we have two star organists! David Lowe and Adam Evans are two contrasting organist that complement each-other very well. Well you get to hear these two masters of the console on the Victoria Hall Saltire Wurlitzer with their own imitable styles!

 

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Music Played

Adam Evans: 

Get Happy

There’s A Place In My Heart For You

Fly Me To The Moon

Sonata

David Lowe: 

Gigolo

Spring Is Here/It Might As Well Be Spring/Spring, Spring, Spring

La Mer/Up A Lazy River

 

All tracks played by Adam Evans & David Lowe on the 3/12 Wurlitzer in The Victoria Hall Saltaire. Recorded by Damon Cox using Sontronics STC-1S microphones, recorded with Zoom F8 Recorder and mixed with Adobe Audition. Organ tuned and maintained David Lowe and members of the COS northern district. Thanks to Richard Stephenson for giving permission for this to be broadcast.

Week 281 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: A Self Portrait

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back in his archive and pulls out a selection do tracks featuring himself at several organs in the UK – None of these tracks have been broadcast before and many Instruments have since moved on. 

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 Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Time Marches On Nigel Ogden  

Town Hall, Wimbledon

3/13 Compton

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1983
Showtune Medley Nigel Ogden  

State Theatre, Grays

3/6 Compton

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1992
Dream Dance Nigel Ogden  

Old Independent Church, Haverhill, Suffolk

3m 41 Speaking Stops Binns

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1990
Hungarian March Nigel Ogden  

Old Independent Church, Haverhill, Suffolk

3m 41 Speaking Stops Binns

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1990
Royal Event/State Occasion Nigel Ogden  

Regal, Oswestry

4c/10 Compton

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1992
Overture: Il Tancredi Nigel Ogden  

Memorial Hall, Barry, Wales

4/15 Christie

 

Nigel Ogden Archive c90’s

 

Week 280 – The American-British Sandwich

This week Damon treats you to a feast of theatre organ music – a feast in sandwich form, with some juicy fillings including tracks from two new CD’s from David Gray & Howard Beaumont.

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Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Holiday In Rio Lyn Larsen  

Sanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer

 

Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-212) 2002
Moanin Low Jerry Nagano  

Wheaton Fox Studio, Wheaton IL

4/46 Robert Morton

 

Jerri-Co Productions 2008
Did You Ever See A Dream Walking? Paul Kirner  

Compton Lodge, Sapcote

4/20 Compton/Wurlitzer

 

CL Records Production (CL1010) 2013
The Song Is You Len Rawle  

John Leckie Music Centre, Perth, Australia

3/12 Compton

 

TOSA 2002
Be Our Guest/I Wanna Be Like You Howard Beaumont  

Community Centre, Ryhope

3/9 Compton

 

Fairview Studios (HB 111) 2019
On A Spring Note David Gray  

Sanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer

 

DG0001 2019
September Song Walt Strony  

California Theatre, San Diego CA

3/23 Wurlitzer

 

Walter Strony Organ Concerts (WSOC-2) 1993
One O’Clock Jump Charlie Balogh  

Organ Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ

4/73 Wurlitzer

 

ERB Enterprises (ERB112) 2001