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.

You can use the above player or you can download the show using the usual Dropbox Link!

 

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

 


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