January 26 in Gennett History…

1924: Ladd’s Black Aces recorded “Nine O’Clock Sal” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 5366, Starr-Gennett 9514, and Silvertone 4047 and featured Harry Gluck (tpt), Miff Mole (tb), Ken ‘Goof’ Moyer (as/cl), Vernon Dalhart (v), and others. 

1925: Bix Beiderbecke and his Rhythm Jugglers recorded “Davenport Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5654, Brunswick 02206, HRS 22, and Session 6. The track featured Bix Beiderbecke (c), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Don Murray (cl), Paul Mertz (p), Howdy Quicksell (bjo), and Tom Gargano (d). 

1928: Milan G. Pancevac recorded twelve sides in Richmond.  These recordings appeared on six Personal Series funded by Z. Pellich Music Company in Detroit, MI and featured Pancevac (v & acc).  I have never seen or heard any of these records but – Here is a side he recorded for Victor later that year. 

1931: Bob Cranford and AP Thompson of the Red Fox Chasers recorded “Katy Cline” in Richmond.  It appeared on Champion S-16676 (1,420 sold) & 45061, and Superior 2594 and featured Cranford (v & h), unknown (md), and Thompson (v & g). 

1932: Earl Wright and The Arkansas Corndodgers recorded “My Ozark Mountain Home” in Richmond. It appeared on Champion S-16382, and Superior 2822 (Sam Weber). The Champion royalty ledgers noted to George W. Edgin (the group’s fiddler) sales of 104 copies in 1932 (and 1 copy in 1933). 

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