May 17 in Gennett History…

1926: Porter Grainger’s Three Jazz Songsters recorded “It Makes No Diff’rence to Me” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 3317, Champion 15100, and Buddy 8051 and featured Bert Howell (v), Gus Horsley (v), Perry Bradford (v), and Porter Grainger (pn). 

1928: Vernon Dalhart and Carson Robison recorded “Oh Dem Golden Slippers” in NYC. It appeared on Champion 15567, Champion 33005, Gennett 6512, Silvertone 8143, and Supertone 9230. 

1929: Alura Mack recorded “Loose Like That” in Richmond.  It appeared on Gennett 6890, Champion 15754 (~3,500 sold), and Supertone 9440 and featured Mack (v), Edward Evans (g), and unknown (pn). 

1930: The Jackson County Barn Owls recorded “I Wonder How the Old Folks Are at Home” in Richmond.  It appeared on Gennett 7224, Champion 16031 (~3,500 sold), Supertone 9716, and Montgomery Ward 4964 and featured E.W. McClain (v), and  J.O. Harpold. 

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