Week 328 – Crazy Rhythm

On this week’s show Damon Cox has sounds from CD’s and Cassette tapes from six of our international favourites!

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Music Played

The King Kong MarchSimon GledhillRialto Square Theatre, Joliet IL

4/24 Barton
Joliet Teatre Organ Enthusiasts (JA-950)c1980s
I’ve Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good)Mark HermanAveni Mansion, Cleveland, OH

4/60 Wurlitzer
Mark Herman Productions2008
The Leap Year WaltzRobert WolfeThursford Collection, Fakenham

3/19 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD 61)1994
All Through The Night/All Through The DayJohn GiacchiOrion Centre, Sydney

3/17 Wurlitzer
Modern Mood Music (COS274)1991
The Cat From Coos BayLen RawleWurlitzer Hall, Leisure Centre, Woking

3/8 Wurlitzer
Tonawanda Sound (TWS 2015)1995
Crazy Rhythm/Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen/Lucky Day/Zing! Went The Strings Of My HeartPhil KelsallAssembly Hall, Worthing

3/22 Wurlitzer
Grasmere Records (GRCD130)2008

Week 324 – Sanfilippo Send Off

On this weeks show Damon Cox is joined by Simon Gledhill as they pay tribute to Jasper Sanfilippo who passed away last week with an extended show. The centre point of his vast music room is a 5/80 Wurlitzer which is regarded by many as the finest in the world.

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Music played 

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Excerpt: My Hopeful Heart Lyn Larsen  

Sanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

4/28 Wurlitzer

 

Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-109) 1986
La Rosita Lyn Larsen  

Sanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

4/28 Wurlitzer

 

Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-109) 1986
The Minor Drag David Gray  

Sanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer

 

David Gray CD 2919
Serenata Jelani Eddington  

Sanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer

 

RJE Productions (RJE 1906A) 2006
Tenderly Lyn Larsen  

Sanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer

 

Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-208) 1997
Overture To “The Thieving Magpie” Simon Gledhill  

Sanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer

 

Musical Contrasts Inc (MCI-210) 2012
Ride Of The Valkyries Carlo Curley  

Sanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington Hills IL

5/80 Wurlitzer

 

Hopeful Heart Inc (HHP202) 1998

 

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.

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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

 

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 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