March 31st in Gennett Records History…

1924: Harry Frankel p/k/a/ Singin’ Sam recorded “Weepin’ Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5426 and Champion 15033 (as Frank Henderson). Frankel passed away on June 12, 1948, and is buried in Richmond, Indiana. 

1923: Smilin’ Sam’s Dixie Strutters recorded “Blue Hoosier Blues” in NYC. The recording appeared on Gennett 5124, Starr-Gennett 9397, and Apex 410. 

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