November 8th in Gennett History, 1924: The Red Onion Jazz Babies Recorded “Texas Moaner Blues”

Alberta Hunter Gennett Walk of Fame Medallion

Alberta Hunter Gennett Walk of Fame Medallion

November 8th in Gennett History, 1924: The Red Onion Jazz Babies recorded “Texas Moaner Blues” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5594, Silvertone 4033, and Jazz Collector L – 94. The recording featured Louis Armstrong (c), Alberta Hunter (as Josephine Beatty) (v), Aaron Thompson (tb), Buster Baily (sax/cl), Buddy Christian (bjo), and Lil Hardin Armstrong (p). 

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