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at the BBC Theatre Organ
Born at Sheffield thirty-five years ago, Reginald Dixon began his career as church organist at the Birley Carr parish church, near Sheffield, went to Chesterfield as a pianist, and on to Sheffield where he played, first the piano, and then the straight organ. He was solo organist for the first time in the Isle of Man.
But it was at the Tower Ballroom,
Blackpool, to which he went in 1930, that he made his name, and almost everyone must have heard him play his signature tune ' I do like to be beside the seaside He broadcast the other week with Reginald New, Reginald Foort, and Reginald Porter -Brown, in a programme compered by Sandy Macpherson called The Four Reggies


Unknown: Reginald Dixon
Unknown: Birley Carr
Unknown: Reginald Porter
Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

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