Monday, 29 February 2016

february 24 playlist:

al green - love and happiness (i'm still in love with you)
the meters - ease back (the meters)
bob seger system - ramblin' gamblin man (ramblin' gamblin man)
johnny ace - cross my heart (memorial album)
dr. dog - engineer says (the psychedelic swamp)
medeski, scofield, martin & wood - telegraph (out louder)
terry riley - anthem of the trinity (shri camel)
florence mahon - handel: concerto in b-flat major, opus 4 number 2: allegro (souvenirs: scarboro united church organ)
jimmy smith - minor chant (back at the chicken shack)
gene ammons & sonny stitt - why was i born (boss tenors in orbit)
the smalls - natural woman (my dear little angle)
both (excellent) tenor players are credited on the front cover "+ organ." the organ didn't play itself, however. i'm happy to shed some light on underappreciated musicians like don patterson on this program.

Sunday, 21 February 2016

february 17 playlist:

the prisoners - gravedigger (in from the cold)
booker t. & the mg's - home grown (soul dressing)
neil young - the loner (neil young)
walter gatti - ludwig van beethoven: adagio in f major for mechanical organ (at the metzler organ (torino))
streetorgan 'de arabier' - ik hou van holland (famous dutch streetorgans)
plas johnson - robin's nest cha cha (rockin' with the plas)
peter sykes - neptune, the mystic (gustav holst: the planets for organ)
peter hammill - summer song in the autumn (fool's mate)
shirley scott with stanley turrentine - secret love (soul shoutin')
groove holmes - red onion (new groove)
grant green - ain't it funky now (blue breakbeats)

Friday, 12 February 2016

february 10 playlist:

john cale - ghost story (vintage violence)
jackie mittoo - jumping jack (champion in the arena 1976-1977)
link wray - water boy (beans and fatback)
michael rault - nothing means nothing (burger records cassingle)
daniel romano - louise (sleep beneath the willow)
craig yaremko organ trio - beach blanket bebop (cyo3)
akiko tsuruga - stormy weather (sweet and funky)
anna von hausswolff - discovery (the miraculous)
arthur crighton - intro/charles-marie widor: symphony no. 6 - first movement (organ broadcast recital: st. joseph's basilica)
bobbie gentry - sittin' pretty (local gentry)
doug organ trio - monstrous (doug organ trio)
a closeup of the organ manual played by arthur crighton in edmonton's splendid church. source:

Sunday, 7 February 2016

february 3 playlist:

clarence wheeler & the enforcers - right on (doin' what we wanna)
manfred mann - bare hugg (soul of mann)
brother john sellers - sinner man (baptist shouts and gospel songs)
jesse crawford - trees (at the wurlitzer cinema organ)
max richter - iconography (the blue notebooks)
portishead - plastic (third)
broadcast - you can fall (the noise made by people)
t. rex - jupiter liar (futuristic dragon)
mogollar - halic'te gun batisi (les danses et rythmes de la turquie d'hier a aujourd'hui)
fats waller - lenox avenue blues (church organ blues) (1926-27)
sir julian - movin' at midnight (ultra-lounge vol. 11 - organs in orbit)
friendly rich & the lollipop people - how i learned to stop worrying and love the bomb (the sacred prune of remembrance)
kevin ayers - whatevershebringswesing (whatevershebringswesing)
the deep dark woods - charlie's (is coming down) (single)
happy birthday, mama organ grinder!