Week 307 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Broadcast Memories

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back in his archive and pull out another eight tracks from the golden age of the broadcasting organist – Simple as that!

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 Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Ginger Snap William Davies  

Town Hall Watford

3/16 Compton

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1961
Doreen

‘Lilac Time’ Selection

Doreen Chadwick  

Paramount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1965
Powder Your Face With Sunshine

Shamrock Swing

Stanley Tudor  

BBC Theatre Organ No.2 Hoxton

5/27 Möller

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1958
Tartan Doll Robinson Cleaver  

Hammond Organ

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 19864
Hello Dolly Jerry Allen & His Tro  

Hammond Organ

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1964
Ca Ces’t Paris Watson Holmes  

Opera House, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1966
Pagan Love Song

Half A Sixpence

Summer Holiday

Bobby Pagan  

Ritz Richmond, London

3/8 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1967
Around The Marble Arch George Blackmore  

Regal/Odeon Marble Arch, London

4/37 Christie

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1964

 

Week 303 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: A Self Portrait II

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back in his archive and pulls out a selection of tracks featuring himself at several organs in the UK & in Holland – Many of the recordings on this show feature instruments that have since moved on.

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 Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
The Seven Seas Nigel Ogden  

Town Hall Ossett

3/13 Compton-Christie

 

NTOT Kinura (NCS 109) 1990
Trumpet Voluntary Nigel Ogden  

Town Hall Manchester

5m Cavaille-Coll

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1996
Oklahoma Selection Nigel Ogden  

City Theater Amsterdam, Holland

4/17 Strunk

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1983
Summer Of ’42 Sweet/Gingerbread Man Nigel Ogden  

AVRO Radio Studio, Hilversum, Holland

4/19 Standaart-Compton

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1980’s
Seven Brides For Seven Brothers / Festal Day Nigel Ogden  

Majestic Cinema, Cradley Heath

3/10 Christie

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1983
Those Were The Days/Irving Berlin Medley Nigel Ogden  

Granada, Clapham Junction, London

3c/8 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1978

 

Week 300 – TOENC @ 300

On this week’s show we celebrate 300 shows with a bumper programme lasting a full hour. We throw spotlight on the archives, Hammond Electronic and up-to-date sounds! The show also features a rare chat between Damon, Nigel & John.

Here’s to the next 300!

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Music played 

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Happy Days Are Here Again Damon Cox  

Barry Earl Residence, Leighton Buzzard

3/15 Wurlitzer

 

Damon Cox Archive 2019
Tiger Rag Reginald Dixon  

Tower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer

 

Damon Cox Archive 1958
‘Top Of The Bill’ Selection Reginald Porter-Brown  

Ritz Richmond

3/8 Wurlitzer

 

Damon Cox Archive 1965
Dance Of The Blue Marionettes Gerald Shaw  

Regal/Odeon Marble Arch, London

4/37 Christie

 

Damon Cox Archive 1951
The Hedge Hopper The Music Of Jerry Allen & His Trio  

Hammond Electronic

 

Rex Recordings – Highnote Ltd 2010
Rain Shadows Bryan Rodwell & BBC Big Band  

Big Band & Hammond Electronic

 

Private Recording (Tim Wills) 1983
Rio Chambira David Lowe  

Streatham Ice Rink

Hammond C3

 

COS Tapes (COS104) 1984
Coffee In The Morning And Kisses At Night

Through The Courtesy Of Love

Let’s Fall In Love

Nigel Ogden  

St. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton

 

COS Tapes (COS114) 1988
I Cover The Waterfront Len Rawle  

Musical Museum, Brentford

3/12 Wurlitzer

 

Tonawanda Sound (TWS 2018D) 2000
Alone Again, Naturally Mark Laflin  

Neuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/9 Wurlitzer

 

Laflin Productions (ML001) 2012
Cha Cha Cha:

Mangos

Swinging Down The Lane

Phil Kelsall  

Tower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer

 

Grasmere Records (GRCD108) 2001
My Old Flame Chris McPhee  

Capri Theatre, Adelaide

4/29 Wurlitzer

 

Chris McPhee (CMCD003) 1999
You Don’t Like It – Not Much Jim Riggs  

Barton

 

TBC 1991
I Concentrate on You Simon Gledhill  

Century II Wichita

4/38 Wurlitzer

 

Wichita Theatre Organ Inc (WTOS438) 2009
My Heart Belongs To Daddy

Lets Do It

Let’s Misbehave

Robert Wolfe  

Thursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer

 

Wolfe Productions (WPCD 17) 2011

 

Week 298 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: A State Occasion

On this weeks show Nigel Ogden is back in his archive and throwing spotlight on the 4 manual 16 rank Wurlitzer in the Gaumont-State Kilburn which opened there in 1937. Sit back and enjoy some nostalgic sounds take off the air in the 1960s.

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 Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Diane/Susanna’s Secret William Davies  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1967
With A Little Bit Of Heaven/Primero Terance Casey  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1960’s
Sweethearts of Yesterday Sandy MacPherson  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1963
Swinging Bells Robin Richmond  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1960’s
St Louis Blues/At The Sign Of The Swinging Cymbal Louis Mordish  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1960’s
El Relicario/Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Charles Smitton  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1960’s
Roaring 20’s Medley George Blackmore  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1960’s

 

Week 294 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Goodies

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back in his archive and digging up all sorts of goodies including recordings of the Rotherham and Blackpool Conacher Organs, a spotlight of the Ritz Nuneaton Compton and a rare and usual recording of Reginald Dixon (aka Mr Blackpool) on the Royal Albert Hall Willis.

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 Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Bitter Sweet Selection Nigel Ogden  

Regal/Scala Rotherham

3/9 Conacher

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1983
The Petite Waltz Reginald Holland  

Odeon, Blackpool

4/12 Conacher

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1961
Happy Days Are Here Again/Song Of The Dawn Reginald Dixon  

Royal Albert Hall, London

4m 147 Speaking Stops ‘Father’ Henry Willis

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1962
Dolls On Parade George Blackmore  

Ritz, Nuneaton

3/7 Compton

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1959
Remember Me?/Loves Last Word Is Spoken/42nd Street Dudley Savage  

St. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1992
John Peel/Back To Old Ireland Joseph Seal  

Ritz Belfast

4c/10 Compton

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1953
El Cato/Medley Of Irish Ballads Stanley Wylie  

Ritz Belfast

4c/10 Compton

 

COS Tapes (COS 122) 1995

 

Week 290 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Louis Mordish

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back in his archive and throw’s a spotlight on Louis Mordish who was a fine musician, but sadly has been forgotten by many.

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 Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Night Ride Louis Mordish  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Excelsior Music (LM1) 1988
St. Louis Blues

Castanets Of Granada

Louis Mordish  

Trocadero Elephant and Castle, London

4/21 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1960’s
Knave Of Diamonds Louis Mordish  

Piano & Orchestra

 

Excelsior Music (LM1) 1934
Tea At Claridge’s Louis Mordish  

Claridge’s Hotel 4tet

 

SAVOY (00001) 1994
Waltz From Faust Louis Mordish  

Granada, Harrow, London

3c/8 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1992
Eleanora Louis Mordish  

Conn 580

 

Excelsior Music (LM1) 1994
Gopak Louis Mordish  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Excelsior Music (LM1) 1980
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 Louis Mordish  

Town Hall Ossett

3/13 Compton-Christie

 

Excelsior Music (LM1) c80’s

 

Week 285 – Desert Island Discs

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back and this time he puts Damon in the hot seat and ask’s him what he would take to the famous Desert Island. Tune in to find out on this extended show where Damon also has turned a year older!

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 Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
That Dangerous Game The Barry Gray Orchestra  

n/a

 

Silva Screen Records 2005
Thank You For Loving Me Ronnie Carroll & The Bill McGuffie Quartet  

n/a

 

Philips (BBL.7236) 1958
‘Shall We Dance?’ Selection:

They All Laughed

Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off

They Can’t Take That Away From Me

Shall We Dance?

Slap That Bass

The Henry Mancini Pop’s Orchestra  

n/a

 

RCA Victor 1992
I Concentrate On You The Oscar Peterson Trio  

n/a

 

Verve Records ‎(MG VS-6083) 1960
Rhythm Time:

Mais Oui

Come Prima

The Old Pianna Rag

Apache

Charmaine

12th Street Rag

Horace Finch  

Empress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer

 

Archive 1960
Moonlight In Vermont Bryan Rodwell  

Southbank Polytechnic, London

4/24 Wurlitzer

 

COS Tapes (COS116) 1988
Forty-Second Street Vic Hammett  

Granada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer

 

Audicord (ACD 232) 1980
Willie Tell? Reginald Porter-Brown  

Regal/ABC Torquay

3/11 Compton

 

Archive 1970