August 5 in Gennett History…

1927: Jaybird Coleman recorded “Ah’m Sick and Tired of Tellin’ You (To Wiggle That Thing) in Birmingham.  It appeared on Gennett 6276, Champion 15379, and Conqueror 7268 and featured Coleman (vox & harmonica).  The Champion issue sold 1,455 copies in 1927 and 1928.  

1927: Bertha Ross recorded “Lost Man Blues” in Birmingham.  It appeared on Gennett 6243, Champion 15340, and Silvertone 5129 and featured Ross (vox) and Vance Patterson (pn).  The Champion issue sold 1,058 copies between 1927 and 1933.  

1930: Stan Stanley and His Orchestra recorded “You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 7255, Champion 16063, and Supertone 9745. A royalty statement from the Champion issue to Stanley Bartowsky, noted sales of approx. 1,500 copies between 1930 and 1932. The recording features vocalist Alberta Haynes. 

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