May 5th in Gennett History, 1977: Sam Lanin Passed Away

Bailey's Lucky Seven with Sam Lanin 'playing' clarinet

Bailey’s Lucky Seven with Sam Lanin ‘playing’ clarinet

May 5th in Gennett History, 1977: prolific Gennett recording artist and organizer, Sam Lanin died. Lanin’s Famous Players recorded ‘”Wabash Blues” in NYC on 11/24/1921. It appeared on Gennett 4796, Connorized 3019, Edison Bell Winner 3643, Rich-Tone 7013, and Starr-Gennett 9180.

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