Week 298 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: A State Occasion

On this weeks show Nigel Ogden is back in his archive and throwing spotlight on the 4 manual 16 rank Wurlitzer in the Gaumont-State Kilburn which opened there in 1937. Sit back and enjoy some nostalgic sounds take off the air in the 1960s.

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 Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Diane/Susanna’s Secret William Davies  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1967
With A Little Bit Of Heaven/Primero Terance Casey  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1960’s
Sweethearts of Yesterday Sandy MacPherson  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1963
Swinging Bells Robin Richmond  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1960’s
St Louis Blues/At The Sign Of The Swinging Cymbal Louis Mordish  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1960’s
El Relicario/Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Charles Smitton  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1960’s
Roaring 20’s Medley George Blackmore  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1960’s

 

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

 

Week 290 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Louis Mordish

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back in his archive and throw’s a spotlight on Louis Mordish who was a fine musician, but sadly has been forgotten by many.

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 Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Night Ride Louis Mordish  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Excelsior Music (LM1) 1988
St. Louis Blues

Castanets Of Granada

Louis Mordish  

Trocadero Elephant and Castle, London

4/21 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1960’s
Knave Of Diamonds Louis Mordish  

Piano & Orchestra

 

Excelsior Music (LM1) 1934
Tea At Claridge’s Louis Mordish  

Claridge’s Hotel 4tet

 

SAVOY (00001) 1994
Waltz From Faust Louis Mordish  

Granada, Harrow, London

3c/8 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1992
Eleanora Louis Mordish  

Conn 580

 

Excelsior Music (LM1) 1994
Gopak Louis Mordish  

Gaumont State, Kilburn

4/16 Wurlitzer

 

Excelsior Music (LM1) 1980
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 Louis Mordish  

Town Hall Ossett

3/13 Compton-Christie

 

Excelsior Music (LM1) c80’s

 

Week 285 – Desert Island Discs

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back and this time he puts Damon in the hot seat and ask’s him what he would take to the famous Desert Island. Tune in to find out on this extended show where Damon also has turned a year older!

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 Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
That Dangerous Game The Barry Gray Orchestra  

n/a

 

Silva Screen Records 2005
Thank You For Loving Me Ronnie Carroll & The Bill McGuffie Quartet  

n/a

 

Philips (BBL.7236) 1958
‘Shall We Dance?’ Selection:

They All Laughed

Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off

They Can’t Take That Away From Me

Shall We Dance?

Slap That Bass

The Henry Mancini Pop’s Orchestra  

n/a

 

RCA Victor 1992
I Concentrate On You The Oscar Peterson Trio  

n/a

 

Verve Records ‎(MG VS-6083) 1960
Rhythm Time:

Mais Oui

Come Prima

The Old Pianna Rag

Apache

Charmaine

12th Street Rag

Horace Finch  

Empress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer

 

Archive 1960
Moonlight In Vermont Bryan Rodwell  

Southbank Polytechnic, London

4/24 Wurlitzer

 

COS Tapes (COS116) 1988
Forty-Second Street Vic Hammett  

Granada, Tooting London

4/14 Wurlitzer

 

Audicord (ACD 232) 1980
Willie Tell? Reginald Porter-Brown  

Regal/ABC Torquay

3/11 Compton

 

Archive 1970

 

Week 281 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: A Self Portrait

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back in his archive and pulls out a selection do tracks featuring himself at several organs in the UK – None of these tracks have been broadcast before and many Instruments have since moved on. 

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 Music played –

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Time Marches On Nigel Ogden  

Town Hall, Wimbledon

3/13 Compton

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1983
Showtune Medley Nigel Ogden  

State Theatre, Grays

3/6 Compton

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1992
Dream Dance Nigel Ogden  

Old Independent Church, Haverhill, Suffolk

3m 41 Speaking Stops Binns

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1990
Hungarian March Nigel Ogden  

Old Independent Church, Haverhill, Suffolk

3m 41 Speaking Stops Binns

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1990
Royal Event/State Occasion Nigel Ogden  

Regal, Oswestry

4c/10 Compton

 

Nigel Ogden Archive 1992
Overture: Il Tancredi Nigel Ogden  

Memorial Hall, Barry, Wales

4/15 Christie

 

Nigel Ogden Archive c90’s

 

Week 277 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: At The Console

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back in his archive extracting two ‘At The Console’ Broadcast which were produced in the early 90’s. Nigel selects Alec Leader and William Davies to entertain this week!

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Music played 

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
‘My Fair Lady’ Selection Alec Leader  

The Plough, Great Munden

3/11 Compton

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1990
a) Daffodil Dance

b) Marigold

c) Narcissus

d) To A Wild Rose

e) Lilacs In The Rain

William Davies  

BBC Broadcasting House, London

4/35 Compton

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1990

Week 273 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Long Live Love

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back in his archive with a nod that today is Valentines Day. This week the lush sounds of the paramount Leeds and Manchester are present with Eric Lord at the console plus music from Joseph Seal, Charles & Harold Smart and much more besides!

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Music played 

Track Artist Organ Record Label Year
Ecstasy Eric Lord  

Paramount/Odeon Leeds

3/19 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1966
Laura Eric Lord  

Paramount/Odeon Manchester

4/20 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1962
 

Can’t We Sing Love’s Old Sweet Song Again?

 

Nigel Ogden  

Town Hall Manchester

5m Cavaille-Coll

 

Nigel Ogden collection c1995
Love Potion Charles & Harold Smart  

BBC Maida Vale Studios

4/14 Compton + Thomas Electronic

 

Nigel Ogden collection c1972
 

Richard Rodgers Selection:

a) Lover

b) This Can’t Be Love

c) There’s A Small Hotel

d) The Lady Is A Tramp

e) With A Song In My Heart

 

Joseph Seal  

Regal/ABC Kingston

3/12 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden collection 1965
 

Winter Sunset

 

Nigel Ogden  

St. John Vianney Church, Clayhall London

3/7 Compton

 

COS Tapes (COS114) 1988
 

When Day Is Done

 

Horace Finch  

Empress Ballroom, Blackpool

3/13 Wurlitzer

 

Nigel Ogden collection c1955