September 25th in Gennett History, 1925: Whistler’s Jug Band Recorded “Jerry O’ Mine”

Whistler and His Jug Band by R. Crumb

Whistler and His Jug Band by R. Crumb

September 25th in Gennett History, 1925: Whistler’s Jug Band recorded “Jerry O’ Mine” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5554 and Silvertone 4037. The recording featured Willie Black (bjo), B.D. Tite (jug) and ‘Whistler’ (g). In the Blues & Gospel discography, Dixon, Godrich, and Rye note “the artists real name is Buford Threlkeld.”

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