March 28 in Gennett History…

1923: The Green Brothers Xylophone Orchestra recorded “Who’s Sorry Now” in NYC.  It appeared in Gennett 5122, Starr-Gennett 9382, and Edison Bell Winner 3874.  The recording featured Joe Green on xylophone.  

1928: The Hutchens Brothers recorded “Climbing Up the Golden Stairs” in Richmond. The brothers were really John McGhee (vox/g/har) and Frank Welling (vox/uke). This recording appeared on Champion 15567. 

1935: Brian Lawrence and his Quartet recorded “Somebody Stole My Gal” in London, England.   Decca licensed the master and released it on Champion 40034 and featured vocalist Brian Lawrence. 

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