February 12th in Gennett History, 1967: Muggsy Spanier Passed Away

Muggsy Spanier Nick's New York 1946

Muggsy Spanier Nick’s New York 1946

February 12th in Gennett History, 1967: Muggsy Spanier passed away. He recorded “Hot Mittens” with The Bucktown Five in Richmond on 2/25/1924. It appeared on Gennett 5518, Claxtonola 40353, Tempo R-1, and Temple 544. The recording featured Muggsy Spanier (c), Guy Carey (tb), Volly de Faut (cl), Mel Stitzel (p), and Marvin Saxbe (gtr/bjo). 

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