November 20 in Gennett History…

1925: Vernon Dalhart recorded “The Death of Floyd Collins” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 3197, Champion 15048, Challenge 160 and 318, and Herwin 75502. Dalhart is on vocals & harmonica, with unknown (f) and maybe Carson Robison on guitar. 

1929: Joe Linthecome, from Cincinnati, OH,  recorded “Humming Blues” in Richmond.  It appeared on Gennett 7131, Champion 15928 (~1,400 copies sold), and Varsity 6032 and featured Linthecome (vox). 

1929: William Walker recorded “I’ll Remember You” in Richmond.  It appeared on Gennett 7100 and featured Walker (v) and Harry Campbell (pn). 

1930: The Hokum Boys and Jane Lucas recorded “Hip Shakin’ Strut” in Richmond.  It appeared on Champion 16237 & 50059 and Savoy 502 and featured Mozelle Alderson (v), Georgia Tom Dorsey (v & p), and Big Bill Broonzy (g). 

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