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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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.

Week 271 – New Additions

On this week’s show Damon takes us through some new additions to the show’s ever growing archive!

 

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Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown Hector Olivera  

Fox Theatre, Atlanta GA

4/42 Möller

 

Eagle Associates Recording (AR-10285)
When October Goes Chris Elliot  

Shea’s Buffalo Theatre, Buffalo, New York

4/28 Wurlitzer

 

CPE Productions (CPE-105CD) 1993
Take Five George Wright  

George Wright Studio Organ, Leslie Factory, Pasadena CA

3/27 Wurlitzer

 

Westlake Productions/BANDA CD (BA-25503/447) 2001
Slippery Samba George Blackmore  

Piccadilly, Sparkbrook, Birmingham

3/10 Compton

 

Raymar Sound 1965
I’ll Never Smile Again Trevor Bolshaw  

Wyvern Touring Organ

3m 120 Speaking Stops

 

Raymer Sound (RSCD212) 2010
Memories Of Al Jolson: Swanee/April Showers/Waiting For The Robert E.Lee/Anniversary Song/California Here I Come/Toot Toot Tootsie Paul Kirner  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Compton Lodge Studios (CLS-CD1014) 2014
I’m Confessin’ That I Love You Buddy Nolan  

Embassy Theatre, Fort Wayne IN

4/15 Page

 

Concert Recording (CR-0071) 1967
At The Woodchoppers Ball Bryan Rodwell  

Hammond Organ

 

Private recording from David Reed (Via Mark Laflin)

 

Week 270 – Jim Buckland in Memory

On this week’s show John Leeming pays musical tribute to Jim Buckland who was the brains behind the Worthing Wurlitzer. Music is accompanied with interview snippets John recorded with Jim a few years ago.

 

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Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
The Hawaiian Wedding Song Phil Kelsall  

Assembly Hall, Worthing

3/22 Wurlitzer

 

Grasmere Records (GRCD130) 2008
Ca C’est Paris/Loves Roundabout/Loves Last Word Is Spoken Ernest Broadbent  

Assembly Hall, Worthing

3/11 Wurlitzer

 

Private recording c1982
Stairway To The Stars David Williams  

Assembly Hall, Worthing

3/11 Wurlitzer

 

Private recording c1982
Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams Geoff Solman  

Assembly Hall, Worthing

3/11 Wurlitzer

 

COS Tapes (COS117) 1989
Life Is Nothing Without Music/It’s The Talk Of The Town/ Iain Flitcroft  

Assembly Hall, Worthing

3/22 Wurlitzer

 

WW Records (WWCD1050) 2003
Deep Night David Gray  

Assembly Hall, Worthing

3/22 Wurlitzer

 

Private recording 2015
Cheek To Cheek/Top Hat Simon Gledhill  

Assembly Hall, Worthing

3/22 Wurlitzer

 

 

Private recording 2012
I’m In The Mood For Love Walt Strony  

Assembly Hall, Worthing

3/22 Wurlitzer

 

Private recording 2007

 

Week 269 – The Magic Of McGlinchey

This weeks show we feature the sounds of the the Virtual Theatre Pipe Organ. So who better to demonstrate the sounds of the various samples than Iain McGlinchey who is know worldwide for his wok in the VTPO field and on top of all this he is fine organist himself!

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Music played –

Happy Days Are Here Again (Paramount 341)

Television March (Robert Morton 423)

East Of The Sun (Paramount 450)

Something’s Gotta Give (Robert Morton 423)

Sinfonia On “Rule Britannia” (Paramount 332)

You Made Me Love You (Paramount 320)

The Paramount March (I McGlinchey) (Paramount 322)

All tacks played and recorded by Iain McGlinchey. Thanks to Iain for giving up his time over the festive period to record these tracks!

Week 268 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Twilight Time

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden takes us for an relaxing half  hour of music perfect for twilight! With the usual selection of interesting archive material and contributions from Gerald Shaw, Bryan Rodwell, Leslie Taff, Stanley Wyllie and many more!

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Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
The Words Are in My Heart Gerald Shaw  

Odeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1960
Mon Reve Ronald Brickell/Harold C  

Regent Bournemouth

2/9 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1959
 

Moon Melody

 

Stanley Wyllie  

Ritz Belfast

4c/10 Compton

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1955
Moonbeams Dance Leslie Taff  

Regal Darlston

Compton Theatrone

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1957
The Merry Widow Waltz Bryan Rodwell/Harold C Gee  

Guildhall Southampton

4/50 Compton (Dual Console)

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1966
 

At The End Of The Day

 

Harold Smart Abbey Road EMI Studios

3/9 Compton

Columbia Records (SX1100) 1958
 

Spanish Harlem

 

Nigel Ogden  

St. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1995