April 21st in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart Recorded “Runaway Train”

Vernon Dalhart Gennett Walk of Fame Medallion

April 21st in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart recorded “Runaway Train” in NYC with Carson Robison on guitar. It appeared on Gennett 3051, Champion 15017, Challenge 162, Challenge 311, Buddy 8011, Herwin 75511, and Silvertone 4018. The Champion issue sold approx. 9,000 copies between 1925 and 1930. 

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