April 25th in Gennett History, 1927: Cryin’ Sam Collins Recorded “Jailhouse Blues”

April 25th in Gennett History, 1927: Cryin’ Sam Collins recorded “Jailhouse Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Ge 6167, BP 8025, Bell 1173, Ch 15320, Her 92043, Sil 5127, & Spt 9291. The Champion issue sold about 8,000 copies between 1927-1929, Performers Royalties were sent to Dennis Taylor.

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