Dec. 30th in Gennett History, 2004: Artie Shaw Passed Away

Artie Shaw Gennett Walk of Fame Medallion

Artie Shaw Gennett Walk of Fame Medallion

Dec. 30th in Gennett History, 2004: Artie Shaw passed away. Artie’s first recording session occurred in Richmond on 8/13/1928 with Joe Cantor and His Orchestra. Unfortunately, the four sides went unreleased and are lost. But here is one of his huge hits “Begin The Beguine.”

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