Wednesday, 30 April 2014

april 30 playlist:

beastie boys - groove holmes (check your head)
jimmy mcgriff and groove holmes - bean's (giants of the organ in concert)
jimmy smith - honeysuckle rose (plays fats waller)
fats waller - soothin' syrup stomp (1926-27)
jake ian - 68 malibu (it don't really matter anymore)
the deep dark woods - east st. louis (jubilee)
akiko tsuruga - st. louis blues (st. louis blues)
jim byrnes - somebody lied (st. louis times)
virgil fox - fanfares from parsifal (virgil fox plays the wanamaker grand court organ)
tibor pinter - jeremiah clarke: prince of denmark's march (the hart organ of little waldingfield, england)
chuck berry - his daughter caroline (fast version) (you never can tell: the complete chess recordings 1960-1966)
the mavericks - amsterdam moon (in time)
jim ford - sweet baby mine (you just a...) (point of no return)

the world's biggest organ, the wanamaker, was originally built for the st. louis world's fair, which began on this date (april 30th) in 1904! it now resides in philadelphia, the organ music capital of america.

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