Week 321 – Jackie Brown Broadcasts

It’s star organist time and we throw spotlight on Jackie Brown. A great romantic stylist and known for his long selections of music often after leaping on the console with no rehearsal.  On the 4th April 1968 he broadcast his first and only solo programme from the Granada Tooting. Theres also some extra material on the end – tune in to find out!

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– Music played –

From This Moment On/The Song Is You

Great Day/Sing Hallelujah/More Than You Know/???

Waltz Time: Sweet September/Falling In Love With Love/Lover

Rhapsody In Blue/Among My Souvenirs/If I Had You/Autumn Leaves/Maria/Granada

Signature Tune: The Song Is You

BONUS: Ol’ Man River

 

All tracks (Except bonus) played on the 4/14 Wurlitzer in the Granada Tooting broadcast on the 04/04/68. Bonus material played on the 3/8 in the Ritz, Richmond played on the 30/05/66. Recordings re-mixed with Adobe Audition. 

Week 320 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Contrasts

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back in his archive with some historic new year broadcasts as well as concert excepts featuring rarely heard instruments!

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 Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Vanessa Lyn Larsen  

Opera House, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1977
Harry Woods Hits Horace Finch  

Empress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1969
High School Cadets March Trevor Willettes  

Paramount/Odeon Leeds

3/19 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1967
Barwick Green Adrian Lucus  

City Hall, Hull

 

3m Compton

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1989
Portrait Of A Toy Soldier Nigel Ogden  

St. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton

 

Nigel Ogden Archive ????
‘Guy’s & Dolls’ Selection Nigel Ogden  

Granada, Harrow, London

3c/8 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive ????

 

Week 319 – Fantastic Farnon

On this week’s show Damon Cox celebrates the compositions of Canadian composer Robert Farnon. The Canadian born composer is known for writing some of the worlds finest light music in the 1950’s.

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Music played 

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Jumping Bean Jim Riggs  

Paramount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer

 

Melody Maker 1993
How Beautiful Is Night Bryan Rodwell  

Granada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer

 

Ventures In Sound (VIS-B3) c60’s
Melody Fair Stanley Wyllie  

Ritz Belfast

4c/10 Compton

 

COS Tapes (COS 122) 1995
Poodle Parade Simon Gledhill & Richard Hills  

John Dickinson High School, Wilmington DE

3/66 Kimball

 

American Theatre Organ Society 2015
Westminster Waltz Nigel Ogden  

Free Trade Hall, Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer

 

OS Digital (OS225) 1996
Manhattan Playboy Manhattan Playboy  

Paramount Oakland CA

4/27 Wurlitzer

 

Private Recording 1983
Peanut Polka Phil Kelsall  

Tower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer

 

Grasmere Records (GRCD87) 1998
Journey Into Melody John Giacchi  

Capri Theatre, Adelaide

4/29 Wurlitzer

 

Modern Mood Music (MMM002) 2000
State Occasion Iain Flitcroft  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

COS Tapes (COS113) 1988

 

Week 318 – Office Party

On this week’s show Damon Cox celebrates the end of 2019 even though there a few more days to go yet! This show is our usual end of year office party where we look back over the last year and bring you a special selection of live tracks that you won’t have heard before!

So sit back for this hour long show as we wish you all good heath for 2020!

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Music played 

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Just One Of Those Things Mark Laflin  

Victoria Hall, Saltaire

3/12 Wurlitzer

 

DMC Recording 2019
The Place Where Lost Things Go Aaron Hawthorne  

Victoria Hall, Saltaire

3/12 Wurlitzer

 

DMC Recording 2019
Fats Waller Selection:

a. Ain’t Missbehavin’

b. My Very Good Friend The Milkman

c. Honeysuckle Rose

David Lowe  

St. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton

 

DMC Recording 2019
My Fair Lady Selection:

a. I Could Have Danced All Night

b. Wouldn’t It Be Lovely

c. I’ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face

d. Show Me

e. With A Little Bit Of Luck

f. On The Street Where You Live

g. Get Me To The Church On Time

Chris Powell  

St. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton

 

DMC Recording 2019
These Foolish Things Simon Gledhill  

Astoria Centre, Barnsley

3/17 Compton

 

PCOT Recording 2019
Be Our Guest/I Wanna Be Like You Howard Beumont  

Assembly Hall, Worthing

3/22 Wurlitzer

 

DMC Recording 2019
Georgia/Strike Me Pink David Gray  

Assembly Hall, Worthing

3/22 Wurlitzer

 

DMC Recording 2019
Waltzing Through Europe:

a. Tulips From Amsterdam

b. Vienna City Of My Dreams

c. Wunderbar

d. Under The Bridges Of Paris

e. Wonderful Copenhagen

Keith Beckingham  

Fentham Hall, Hampton-in-Arden

3/11 Compton

 

DMC Recording 2019
 

Blue Moon

 

Len Rawle  

Marine Arcade, Douglas, Isle Of Man

2/10 Wurlitzer

 

DMC Recording 2019
 

Serenade In Blue

 

Michael Wooldridge & Jayden Vicarey  

Troxy Stepney London

4/25 Wurlitzer

 

DMC Recording 2019
 

Tico Tico

 

Walt Strony  

Troxy Stepney London

4/25 Wurlitzer

 

DMC Recording 2019
 

New Year

 

Len Rawle  

Tonawanda, Chorleywood

4/24 Wurlitzer

 

The Scoring House 2012

Week 317 – Winter Wonderland

On this week’s show Damon Cox is in full Christmas spirit as he presents his choice of seasonal melodies both old and new!

From Damon Cox, John Leeming, Nigel Ogden, Mark Laflin and James Mclean we hope you have a very Merry Christmas!

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Music played 

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
a. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

b. While Shepherds Watched

c. Good King Wenceslas

d. O Little Town Of Bethlehem

e. O Come All Ye Faithful

Phil Kelsall  

Tower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer

 

Crimson Productions (CRIMCD183) 1998
It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year Mark Laflin  

Organ Theatre, St. Albans

3/10 Wurlitzer

 

DMC Recording 2016
A Christmas Love Song (All I Want For Christmas Is You) Jim Riggs  

Alabama Theatre, Birmingham AL

4/29 Wurlitzer

 

Alabama Chapter ATOS )ALA-1783-09) 2009
Sleigh Ride Jelani Eddington  

Sanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer

 

RJE Productions (RJE 1908B) 2006
Sig: The Wassail Song

“A Christmas Scamper” Medley

a. White Christmas

b. Snowy White Snow and Jingle Bells

c. The Fairy on the Christmas Tree

d. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

e. The Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Sandy MacPherson, Bobby Pagan & Louis Mordish  

BBC Theatre Organ No.2, Hoxton, London

5/27 Möller

 

Digital Gramophone Company 2017
Winter Wonderland Reginald Dixon & John McCarthy Chorus  

Tower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer

 

Readers Digest (2-769-0-1) 1968
a. Frosty The Snowman

b. Here Comes Santa Claus

c. Let It Snow

d. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

Robert Wolfe  

Thursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer

 

Wolfe Productions (WPCD 06) 2002
The Christmas Song Simon Gledhill  

St. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton

 

JL Recording 2019

 

Week 316 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Swingin’ Sleigh Bells

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back in his archive and pulls out some festive treats ranging from Welte to Wurlitzer! This show will certainly get you in the seasonal spirit!

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 Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Swingin’ Sleigh Bells Nigel Ogden  

Free Trade Hall, Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer

 

OS Digital (OS 210) 1974
Christmas Eve Nigel Ogden  

Compton 363 Electrone

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 2018
St. Petersburg Sledge Drive Paul Mania  

Lindstrom Studios

 

Coronet Sound Productions (NCM 214) 1998
Scottish Medley Sandy MacPherson  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1963
Donegal Cradle Song Nigel Ogden  

Free Trade Hall, Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1990
Christmas Fantasy Keith Beckingham  

Granada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1967

 

Week 315 – Moon Melody

On this week’s show Damon Cox celebrates songs on the Moon and a slightly belated celebration to the moon landings which happened 50 years in 1969! This show also marks our 6th year in production!

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Music played 

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Fly Me To The Moon Adam Evans  

Burtey Fen Collection

3/14 Compton

 

Burtey Fen CD 2004
Moonlight In Vermont Simon Gledhill  

New Victoria Centre, Howden-le-Wear

3/19 Wurlitzer

 

Crescendo (CDHLW 1007) 2011
Moon River David Lowe  

Neuadd Pendre, Tywyn

3c/8 Wurlitzer

 

OS Digital (OS239) 1998
Moonglow Joseph Seal  

Regal/ABC Kingston

3/12 Wurlitzer

 

PYE Records (NSPL 18261) 1968
Reaching For The Moon Ernest Broadbent  

Tower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer

 

One-UP/EMI (OU 2171) 1977
Paper Moon Dan Bellomy  

Warnors Theatre, Fresno CA

4/14 Robert Morton

 

Dan Bellomy Productions 2001
Blue Moon Len Rawle  

Wurlitzer Hall, Leisure Centre, Woking

3/8 Wurlitzer

 

Tonawanda Sound (TWS 2015) 1995
Winter Sunset Nigel Ogden  

St. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton

 

COS Tapes (COS114) 1988