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


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