May 12 in Gennett History…

1925: violinist Scipione Guidi recorded three sides in NYC. “Liebesleid (Love’s Sorrow)” and “Rondino” appeared on Gennett 10098 with “Solvejg’s Song” released on Gennett 3105.

1928: Lei’s Royal Hawaiians recorded “Medley of Hawaiian Melodies” in Richmond.  It appeared on Gennett 6478, Silvertone 8123, and Supertone 9097 & 9327 and featured Francis Lei (g), Chester Smith (g), and ? Coleman (uke). 

1930: Bert Stock and his Orchestra recorded four sides in Richmond.  Here, his granddaughter returns several of these recordings to Richmond as a donation to the Starr – Gennett Foundation.  

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