May 2nd in Gennett History…

1927: The California Vagabonds recorded “S-L-U-E Foot” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 6170, Champion 15322 (as Gordon Grimes and his Orchestra), and Aco GA-20026 (as Frisco Syncopators). This recording featured Chelsea Quesley and Frank Cush (c), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Bobby Davis, Arnold Brilhart, Sam Ruby, and Adrian Rollini (sax/cl), Irving Brodaky (p), Tommy Felline (bjo), and Stan King (d). The Champion release sold 2,339 copies in 1927 and 1928. 

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