Happy 124th Birthday, Sam Lanin! (9/4/1891)

Sam Lanin

Sam Lanin

Happy 124th Birthday, Sam Lanin! Lanin was born on 9/4/1891. He led and organized over a hundred sessions at Gennett with his orchestra, Ladd’s Black Aces, Bailey’s Lucky Seven, and others, though he played little on them. Here is Sam Lanin’s Famous Players recording of “Swingin’ Down The Lane” from Gennett 5143.

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