October 13 in Gennett History…

1922: Nathan Glantz y su orquesta recorded “Mujer Perjura Danzon” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett S-4984 and S-5118. The recording card noted “Special Mexican Recording Listing and Label Information To Be OK’D By The Foreign Dept.”

1926: Bert Lewis (of Club Kentucky) recorded “If My Baby Cooks (As Good As She Looks) in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 3399, Champion 15187 (1,158 copies sold), and Challenge 223 and featured Lewis (vox) and Jack Carroll (pn). 

1936: The sound effects division recorded The New York Central Lines’ Commodore Vanderbilt Leaving Station with the Cry of “All Aboard” twice – whistle – wheels slipping. The recording appeared on Gennett Sound Effects 1308.

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2 Responses to October 13 in Gennett History…

  1. Bob Kissel says:

    Is it possible to hear snippets of these Gennett recordings?

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