August 26th in Gennett History, 1927: Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts Recorded “Old Buzzard”

Doc Roberts and Asa Martin Gennett Medallion

Doc Roberts and Asa Martin Gennett Medallion

August 26th in Gennett History, 1927: Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts recorded “Old Buzzard” in Richmond. The recording featured Doc Roberts (v & f) and John Booker (gtr).  It appeared on Champion 15449, Gennett 6336, Silvertone 5079, Silvertone 8185, Supertone 303, and Supertone 9172. A royalty accounting to Dennis Taylor indicated the Champion issue sold approx. 3,500 copies between 1927 and 1929.

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