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Hot Pipes Podcast 206 – m4a – John Compton, Organbuilder

John Compton, Organbuilder – 1876 to 1957

Name Artist Album Year Comments
Theatreland John Mann Celebration 2006 3-13 Compton, Burtey Fen Collection, Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire; ex Ritz, Tunbridge Wells, moved to Regal, Henley-on-Thames, enlarged from 7 ranks
Flapperette Quentin Maclean 78rpm 1927 4-19 Compton, Pavilion, Shepherds Bush, London
Charmaine G.T. Pattman Sounds from The Cinemas [Retrovox XPMM15110591] 1927 3-9 Compton, Astoria Cinema, Charing Cross Road, London
Moonlight Rhapsody Medley: Shine On, Harvest Moon; I Love The Moon; Lover, Come Back To Me Al Bollington The Mighty Wurlitzer [Bygone Days BYD77005] 1939 4-12 Compton, Paramount Theatre, Tottenham Court Road, London
Moanin’ Bryan Rodwell Organ Magic II [ATOTC Cassette 2] 1990 3-8 Compton A175 4/2/33, Capitol Cinema, Aberdeen
Valse Mignonne Nigel Ogden Bournemouth Organ Favourites, Vol. 5 [Cassette] 1990 4-22 Compton (original), Pavilion, Bournemouth, England
Pepe David Hamilton Screen Spectacular [JOYS 240] 1972 3-6 Compton, State Theatre, Grays, Essex
Love Is Ronald Curtis It’s Wonderful [Concert Recording Tape CR-0026] 3-6 Compton plus Melotone, Davenport Theatre, Stockport, Lancashire (1937)
Non Dimenticar (Don’t Forget) Dudley Savage ABC Royal Plymouth 1974 3-8 Compton + Melotone, Royal/ABC Plymouth, Devon, UK
Nola Reginald Porter-Brown The Organist Entertains [BBC Records REC 72M] 3-11 Compton, ABC/Regal Cinema, Torquay
In The Still Of The Night Sidney Torch The Cream Of Sidney Torch [Flapper CD] 3-8 Compton, EMI Studio 1, Abbey Road, London
I’m All Alone The Organ, The Dance Band and Me The Organ, Dance Band and Me [Sunflower CD] 3-8 Compton, EMI Studio 1, Abbey Road, London; Robinson Cleaver – Organ; voc Julie Dawn
Musical Sweethearts: Dainty Miss; Miss Annabelle Lee; Somebody Stole My Gal Robinson Cleaver An Earful of Nostalgia [Parlophone LP MLM 104] 1937 3-8 Compton, Regal Cinema, Bexley Heath (destroyed by enemy action)
Sentimental Journey Andrew Fenner Theatre Organ [Concert Recording CR-0059] 4-15 Compton, Odeon Theatre, Hammersmith, London
Memories Of The Alhambra: Burlington Bertie From Bow; On Mother Kelly’s Doorstep; I Love A Lassie; Don’t Dilly Dally On The Way Donald MacKenzie At The Odeon [Sterndale CD] 1998 5-17 Compton (‘The Duchess’), Odeon Cinema, Leicester Square, London

Hornpipe from Handel’s Water Music Suite

Reginald New Deroy Volume 74 [Deroy 1256] 1958 3-14 Compton, Town Hall, Lewisham, London
In Malaga – Spanish Ladies Richard Hills Grand Variety [Silver Street CD] 2011 Dual Console 4-50 Compton and Melotone, Guildhall, Southampton, England
Louise; Kiss The Boys Goodbye; Laura Trevor Bolshaw Around The Corner At The Odeon [Bristol Theatre Organ Group Cassette PDC-197] 1997 3-6 Compton, Odeon Cinema, Weston-super-Mare
Theme from Exodus (This Land Is Mine) Nigel Ogden You Oughta Be In Pictures [Soundline SLO 4025] 2002 3-11 Compton, Plaza Theatre, Stockport, Lancashire

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