September 21st in Gennett History, 1925: Original Indiana Five Recorded “I’m Goin’ Out If Lizzie Comes In”

September 21st in Gennett History, 1925: Original Indiana Five recorded “I’m Goin’ Out If Lizzie Comes In” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 3148 and Silvertone 4002. The recording featured James Christie (c), Charles Panelli (tb), Nick Vitalo (sax/cl), poss. Harry Ford (p), Tony Colucci (bjo), and Tom Morton (d).

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September 20th in Gennett History, 1929: Blind Brother Graves and Brother Recorded “I Shall Not Be Moved”

September 20th in Gennett History, 1929: Blind Brother Graves and Brother recorded “I Shall Not Be Moved” in Richmond. It appeared on Paramount 12974. The recording featured Blind Roosevelt Graves (v & g), Uaroy Graves (v & tam), Baby Jay James ? (c), Will Ezell (p).

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September 19th in Gennett History, 1922: Bailey’s Lucky Seven Recorded “Tomorrow (I’ll Be In My Dixie Home Again)”

September 19th in Gennett History, 1922: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “Tomorrow (I’ll Be In My Dixie Home Again)” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 4975, Apex 461, Winner 3812, Gennett S-5036, Starr-Gennett 9298, and Westport 2117.

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September 17th in Gennett History, 1927: Chubby Parker Recorded “Oh Dem Golden Slippers”

September 17th in Gennett History, 1927: Chubby Parker recorded “Oh Dem Golden Slippers” in St. Paul, Minnesota. It appeared on Gennett 6287, Champion 15430, Silvertone 5102, Silvertone 25102, and Supertone 9190. The Champion release sold approx. 3,400 copies between 1927 and 1929.

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September 16th in Gennett History, 1930: Ted Gossett’s String Band Recorded “Fire In The Mountain”

Ted Gosset

Ted Gosset

September 16th in Gennett History, 1930: Ted Gossett’s String Band recorded “Fire In The Mountain” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Champion 16160, Superior 2519, and Supertone 9776. The band consisted of Earl Nossinger (g), Enos Gossett (g), Pete Woods (bjo), and Tommy Whitmer (f). Champion noted sales to Phinis Martin of 885 copies between 1931 and 1933.

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Happy 164th Birthday to Starr Piano President, Henry Gennett

Happy 164th Birthday to Starr Piano President, Henry Gennett. Gennett was born on 9/13/1852 in Nashville, TN and was the leading force in the growth of Starr Piano into an industry leader. 

Henry Gennett and H. Edgar French posed for this photo in 1897.

Henry Gennett and H. Edgar French posed for this photo in 1897.

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September 12th in Gennett History, 1929: Frank Jenkins’ Pilot Mountaineers Recorded “Sunny Home in Dixie”

September 12th in Gennett History, 1929: Frank Jenkins’ Pilot Mountaineers recorded “Sunny Home in Dixie” in Richmond.  The recording appeared on Gennett 7034 and Supertone 9677.  The recording featured Ernest Stoneman (g), Frank Jenkins (f), and Oscar Jenkins (f).

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