August 2 in Gennett History…

Sometime in August in Gennett History, 1918: The Honey-Land Jazz Band recorded “Steve” in NYC.  The recording appeared on Gennett 7645 and was eliminated from the catalog in 1919.  

1927: Walter C. Peterson “The Kentucky Wonderbean” recorded “Pony Boy; Down in Jungle Town; The Old Gray Bonnet” in Chicago.  It appeared on Gennett 6221, Champion 15357 (~1700 copies sold), Supertone 9199, and Silvertone 5124, 8207, & 25124 and featured Peterson (v, h, & g) who was a star of the WLS “National Barn Dance.” 

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