December 6th in Gennett History, 1924: The Rev. J.M. Gates and His Congregation recorded “I Know I Got Religion” in NYC. It appeared on Black Patti 8016, Champion 15223, Gennett 6034, Herwin 92005, and Silvertone 5020. The Champion issue sold 3,168 copies in 1927 and 1928. Amen.
Sometime in December in Gennett History, 1919: The Gennett Orchestra recorded “Me-Ow One Step” sometime in 1919. It appeared on Gennett 4511 – one of the first Gennett Laterals released in 1920. The patent to all lateral discs and recording expired in Fred Gennett’s opinion on 12/10/1919 with the Jones / Columbia patent.