September 21 in Gennett History…

1922: Billy Jones recorded “Tomorrow” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 4976 and Starr-Gennett 9305 and featured Jones (vox). Jones was a popular vocalist who also recorded as a member of the Cleartone Four, the Crescent Trio, the Harmonizers Quartet and the Premier Quartet in the 1920s.

1925: Original Indiana Five recorded “I’m Goin’ Out If Lizzie Comes In” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 3148 and Silvertone 4002. The recording featured James Christie (c), Charles Panelli (tb), Nick Vitalo (sax/cl), poss. Harry Ford (pn), Tony Colucci (bjo), and Tom Morton (d). 

1927: Roy Havey and Bob Hoke recorded “Papa Please Come Home” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 6303, Champion 15394 (4,121 sales), Challenge 390, Silvertone 8161, and Supertone 9251.  The track featured Roy Harvey (v & g), Bob Hoke (v & mdl), Posey Rorer (f). 

1929: Clara Burston recorded “Weak and Nervous” in Richmond.  The recording appeared on Paramount 12881 and featured Burston (vox). 

1929: Lonnie Clark recorded “Down in Tennessee” in Richmond.  It appeared on Paramount 12871 and featured Clark (vox).  

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