February 1 in Gennett History…

1922: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “On the Gin, Gin, Ginny Shore” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 4831, Starr-Gennett 9210, Apex 489, Cardinal 523, Connorized 3058, and Edison Bell Winner and featured Jules Levy, Jr. (tpt), Vincente Grande (tb), Benny Krueger (as/cl), Lucien Smith (ts), and Gus Sharpe (cl). 

1923: Lanin’s Famous Players recorded “Crying for You” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 5049, Starr-Gennett 9351, and Cardinal 557. 

1924: Naylor’s Seven Aces recorded “31st Street Blues” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 5392 and featured Edward ‘Pinky’ Gerbrecht (tpt), Charles Hartman (tb), Newton Richardson (ts), Bill Creger (cl), Oliver Naylor (pn), Jules Bauduc (bjo), and Louis Darrough (d).  

1926: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “(What Can I Say) After I Say I’m Sorry” in NYC. It appeared on several 78s under various pseudonyms including Gennett 3243, Champion 15067, Aco G-16008, Coliseum 1912, Guardsman 1908, Beltona 991, and Scala 768. The track featured Red Nichols (c), Bobby Davis (cl/sax), Benny Krueger (sax), Lucien Smith (sax), John Cali or Tony Colucci (bjo/gtr), and the Tremaine Brothers (vox). 

1933: Jess Hillard recorded “The Barnyard Stomp” in Richmond.  It appeared on Champion 16571 and 45026.  The track featured Jess Hillard (v and g) and Duke Clark (g).  The Champion 45026 issue sold 417 copies in the period ending 9/30/36.  

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