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Hot Pipes Podcast 185 – m4a – Requests and Spotlight on Don Baker

Requests and Spotlight on Don Baker

Name Artist Album Year Comments
Way Down Yonder In New Orleans Don Baker The Birmingham [Concert Recording CR-0174] 4-20 Wurlitzer, Alabama Theatre, Birmingham, AL
Flamingo Bill Langford Gangbusters and Lollipops [Fantasy F-8396] 1970 3-13 Wurlitzer, Ye Olde Pizza Joynt, San Lorenzo, CA; ex-Warfield Theatre, San Francisco
I Can’t GIve You Anything But Love Sigmund Krumgold, Shilkret’s Rhyth-Melodists John Landon 2 NR Estey, Victor Studios, Camden, NJ
Maria Elena George Blackmore At The Magnificent Moller [Doric DO (Q) 1503] 5-28 Moller, Organ Power Pizza, Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA
Canadian Sunset Russ Peck Russ Peck In Concert on the Mighty Wurlitzer [Aries cassette] 1989 3-23 Wurlitzer, California Theatre, San Diego CA
The Girl From Corsica Brian Sharp Sharp’s The Word [OS Digital OS203] 1993 3-14 Christie, Sandford Park, Dorset
Love For Sale John Seng Seng Rediscovered [HP3001] 1967 4-19 Howell-Wurlitzer, St. Mary of the Lake Seminary, Mundelein, IL
Wabash Blues John Seng Seng Rediscovered [HP3001] 1970 4-19 Howell-Wurlitzer, St. Mary of the Lake Seminary, Mundelein, IL
The Continental Don Baker At the New York Paramount [Harmony HL-7021] 1957 4-21 Wurlitzer, Paramount Studio, New York; LP from 78rpm transfers
All The Things You Are Don Baker Farewell To The Paramount [Concert Recording CR-0066-T] 1964 4-36 Wurlitzer, Paramount Theatre, New York; tracks from the last concert
Soliloquy Don Baker Sophisticated Pipes [Capitol ST-117] 1959 4-24 Robert Morton, Lorin Whitney Studio, Glendale, CA
Dancing Mood: Dancing On The Ceiling; Dancing In The Dark Don Baker Organ Moods For Listening [Capitol T-612] 1955 5-21 Wurlitzer, Richard Vaughn Studio, Hollywood; ex-Paradise Theatre, Chicago
Love Theme from The World Of Suzie Wong Don Baker The Sound Of 94 Speakers [Capitol ST 1626] 1961 3 manual Rodgers, Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR
On The Street Where You Live Don Baker Concert: Senate Detroit 1965 1965 4-34 Wurlitzer, Senate Theatre, Detroit, MI
April In Paris Don Baker Returns To England [Worthing Wurlitzer Cassette] 1986 3-22 Wurlitzer, Town Hall, Worthing, Sussex
Chicago; Theme from The Apartment (The Key To Love) Don Baker Homecoming [Concert Recording CR-0113] 1972 4-26 Wurlitzer, Long Island University, Long Island, NY; former Brooklyn Paramount

2 thoughts on “Hot Pipes Podcast 185 – m4a – Requests and Spotlight on Don Baker”

  1. In regards to the Don Baker recording on the Vaughn organ. I still recall listening to this album when it came out and thinking how different that organ sounded under the control of Baker as compared to Wright. Same organ, different artists, different recording companies. Amazing comparison.

  2. Indeed, Paul. I would think that a lot of the differences can be put down to the excessive EQ that HiFi perpetrated on their recordings. Why did HiFi think that this was necessary, when other companies released LPs with a natural sound? I can’t imagine that home stereo systems in those days had treble-starved speakers.

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