April 28th in Gennett History, 1934: Charley Patton Passed Away

Charley Patton Gennett Walk of Fame MedallionApril 28th in Gennett History, 1934: Charley Patton passed away. He recorded 14 sides in Richmond for Paramount Records on 6/14/1929, which included “Shake It and Break It (But Don’t Let It Fall Mama).” It appeared on Paramount 12869. The fourteen sides were:
mx. 15211 – “Mississippi Boweavil Blues”
mx. 15214 – “Screamin’ and Hollerin’ the Blues”
mx. 15215 – “Down the Dirt Road Blues”
mx. 15216 – “Pony Blues”
mx. 15217 – “Banty Rooster Blues”
mx. 15220 – “It Won’t Be Long”
mx. 15221 – “Pea Vine Blues”
mx. 15222 – “Tom Rushen Blues”
mx. 15223 – “A Spoonful Blues”
mx. 15224 – “Shake It and Break It (But Don’t Let It Fall Mama)”
mx. 15225 – “Prayer of Death – Part 2” (as Elder J.J. Hadley)
mx. 15225 A – “Prayer of Death – Part 1” (as Elder J.J. Hadley)
mx. 15226 – “Lord I’m Discouraged”
mx. 15227 – “I’m Going Home”

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