Week 275 – Random Numbers

On this week’s show John Leeming selects Random Numbers – Listen to find out more!


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Music played

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
New Sun in the Sky Jelani Eddington  

Rialto Square Theatre, Joliet, IL

4/22 Barton

 

JATOE 2009
Smile to Smile Michael Wooldridge  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

OS Digital (OS 218) 1995
That Lovely Weekend/The White Cliffs of Dover/ We’ll Meet Again Nigel Ogden  

St Albans Organ Theatre

3/6 Rutt

 

RHD Sounds (RHD 0207) 2007
El  Abanico Robert Wolfe  

Thursford Collection

3/19 Wurlitzer

 

Grasmere (GRCD 93) 1998
Two Sleepy People Tom Hazleton  

Alabama Theatre, Birmingham AL

4/38 Wurlitzer

 

ATOS Alabama Chapter 2002
Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen Chris McPhee  

Orion Centre, Campsie, Sydney

3/17 Wurlitzer

 

Chris McPhee Recordings (CMCD 002) 1995
It’s Been a Long, Long Time Dwight Beacham  

Allen Studios, Macungie, PA

3/33 Allen VTPO

 

Allen Organ Company (AOC 031-2008) 1998
Don’t Fence Me In George Wright  

Hollywood Philharmonic Organ, CA

3/33 Wurlitzer

 

Banda Records (DIDX 2532) 1987
Cherry Blossom Time Everett Nourse  

Fox Theatre, San Francisco, CA

4/36 Wurlitzer

 

Fantasy Records (85013/14) 1994

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Week 274 – Kirner at the Console

It’s star organist time and this month we journeyed up to Compton Lodge, Sapcote to the residence of Paul Kirner. Paul is proud owner of a 4/20 Compton-Wurlitzer with the console being from the Ritz Belfast. Sit Back and enjoy Paul at the console with a selection of favourites.

 

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Music played:

Signature Tune: Happy Days Are Here Again

A Visit To Paul’s Picture Palace: Paul’s Picture Palace Theme/You Oughta Be In Pictures/If I Had A Talking Of Picture Of You/Happy Feet/By A Waterfall

Secret Love

Quando, Quando, Quando

Richard Tauber Selection: Vienna, City Of My Dreams/Loves Comes At Blossom Time/Don’t Be Cross

Kiss Of Fire

Fly Me To The Moon

Ivor Novello Selection: We’ll Gather Lilacs/Waltz Of My Heart/Keep The Home Fires Burning

Signature Tune: Smoke Get’s In Your Eyes

 

All tracks played by Paul Kirner on the 4/2 Compton-Wurlitzer in Compton Lodge, Sapcote. Recorded by Damon Cox using Sontronics STC-1S microphones, recorded with Zoom F8 Recorder and mixed with Adobe Audition. Thanks to Paul for giving permission for this to be broadcast and for being so accommodating! Organ tuned and maintained by Ben Snowdon & Anthony Meads.

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