March 29 in Gennett History…

1927: Trixie Williams recorded “Save My Jelly” in Chicago. It appeared on Gennett 6107, Champion 15265 (~400 copies sold), and Black Patti 8008 and featured Lillian Brown (v) and Will Brown (pn). 

1927: The Vicksburg Blowers recorded “Monte Carlo Joys” in Chicago.  It appeared on Gennett 6089, Champion 15285 (~300 sold), Gennett Rayo 40108, Black Patti 8010, and Paramount 12783 and featured King Brady (as/cl).

1933: The Walter Family recorded “That’s My Rabbit, My Dog Caught It” in Richmond.  The recording appeared on the black labelled Champion S-16653.  The track featured Mary Walter (p), Charlie Estes (g), Welburn Walter (wb), Charlie Burdette (jug), and Draper Walter (f). A Champion ledger sheet to Draper Walter noted sales of 108 copies in 1933 and 1934.

1953: Arthur Fields passed away. Fields recorded many sides for Gennett, including a 1921 advertisement for Moxie soft drinks. 

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