Its our fifth birthday bash on this special edition of The Organist Encores! Damon speaks to James Mclean about how the show started, he also interviews John Leeming and Nigel Ogden who between them present once a month. Finally Damon introduces the show’s new ‘Resident Organist’! Tune in and don’t miss out on our celebratory bash!
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Music played –
Happy Days Are Here Again
Thursford Collection, Fakenham
Somebody Stole My Gal
Tower Ballroom, Blackpool
Decca Record Company (SPA 38)
Over The Rainbow
Free Trade Hall, Manchester
Lancastrian Theatre Organ Trust Production (LTOT961)
Well we’ve done it! 200 shows – hard to believe. This week’s show takes us on a real bumper pack tour featuring some of the finest examples of Theatre Organ music. Not only do we have and hour of music but three presenters; James Mclean, John Leeming & Damon Cox who all bring their own styles and music choices to this special show. So sit back and enjoy and enjoy the music as we celebrate this milestone!
On this weeks show James Mclean reads out memories of how it started for you – along with the inspiring artists or instrument. Artists incude Reginald Dixon, Foort and Porter, Nigel Ogden, Michael Maine and many more!
Next month James invites you write in and share you memories on ‘Your favourite selection from a musical’.Please e-mail email@example.com and mark your subject line as Getting To Know You
On this weeks show James Mclean presents the first of his monthly series where he will be getting to know you. Because this is the first show we though you’d like to get to know James a bit better and get an insight into what got him interested and what he likes.
Next month James invites you write in and share you memories on ‘How you got interested in the Theatre Organ’?Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and mark your subject line as Getting To Know You
On this weeks show Damon and James show you round their new studio. so for a bit of fun they invite you to guess where they are now located by following the musical clues in the show. Artists incude David Gray, Len Rawle, Nigel Ogden and many more!
Whether your in or out, this weeks show is all sounds from the continent. James and Damon present some of the many wonderful tunes have been written about Europe’s countries. Songs include The Canals Of Amsterdam, Spanish Eyes, Swedish Rhapsody and Many More! At the end of the show we also pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the Orlando night club.
On this weeks show Damon and James throw a spotlight on the Cinema Organ Societies Midlands Compton. this 3 manual instrument started life in the Tower Cinema West Bromwich and on the show we follow the organs history. Artists include Simon Gledhill, Eric Lord, Reginald Porter-Brown and Russell Holmes!