April 10th in Gennett History, 1938: King Oliver Passed Away

King Oliver's Gennett Walk of Fame Medallion

King Oliver’s Gennett Walk of Fame Medallion

April 10th in Gennett History, 1938: King Oliver passed away. He recorded “Chimes Blues” in Richmond on 4/6/1923 in Richmond with Louis Armstrong (c), Honore Dutrey (tb), Johnny Dodds (cl), Lil Hardin Armstrong (p), Bill Johnson (bjo) and Baby Dodds (d).

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