Week 323 – That Year, 1930

On this week’s show Damon Cox celebrates the 90th Birthday of two of the large Wurlitzer’s imported into this country. The Paramount/Odeon, Manchester and the Trocadero Elephant & Castle were both divided instruments in huge auditoriums.

Sit back and enjoy some nostalgic sounds of these instruments in their original locations.

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
Casse Noisette Suite:

a) March

b) Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy

c) Waltz Of The Flowers

Quentin Maclean  

Trocadero Elephant and Castle, London

4/21 Wurlitzer

 

Sterndale Records (STE 1016) 1994
Green Turtle Samba Dennis Mathew  

Trocadero Elephant and Castle, London

4/21 Wurlitzer

 

Carwall Records (LP/101) 1959
Butterflies In The Rain William Davies  

Trocadero Elephant and Castle, London

4/21 Wurlitzer

 

BBC Records (REC 349) 1979
I’m Getting Sentimental Over You Eric Lord  

Paramount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer

 

Acorn Records (CF 225) 1972
Waltz: The Gypsy Princess Ernest Broadbent  

Paramount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer

 

Acorn Records (CF 235) 1973
On The Avenue Selection

a) Slumming On Park Avenue

b) You’re Laughing At Me

c) The Girl On The Police Gazette

d) This Years Kisses

e) He Ain’t Got Rhythm

f) I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm

Henry Croudson  

Paramount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer

 

Acorn Records (CF 270) 1977

 


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