Author Archives: Charlie Dahan

October 2 in Gennett History…

1929: Syd Valentine and His Patent Leather Kids recorded “Patent Leather Stomp” in Richmond. It appeared on Champion 15883, Gennett 7026, Superior 2692, and Supertone 9686. The recording featured Syd Valentine (c), Slick Helms (p), and Paul George (bjo). A … Continue reading

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October 1 in Gennett History…

1924: Bailey’s Dixie Dudes recorded “I’m Satisfied” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5577 and Starr Gennett 9596. The band featured Bill Moore (c), Bobby Davis (as/cl), Irving Brodsky (p), Tommy Felline (bjo), Stan King (d/kazoo), and Adrian Rollini (goofus).  … Continue reading

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September 30 in Gennett History…

1929: The Tin Pan Paraders recorded “I Gotta Have You” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 7012, Champion 15838 (1,394 copies sold), and Supertone 9544 and featured Arthur Fields (vox).   1935: The sound effects team recorded a series of … Continue reading

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September 29 in Gennett History…

1925: Fess Williams & His Royal Flush Orchestra recorded “Green River Blues” in NYC.  The recording appeared on Gennett 3182 and featured George Temple (c), David “Jelly” James (tb), Fess Williams (as/cl), Perry Smith (ts/cl), Ollie Blackwell (bjo), and Ralph … Continue reading

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September 28 in Gennett History…

Sometime in September in Gennett History, 1916: Louise and Ferera recorded “Hawaii Waltz” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 7524 and Starr 7524 and featured Helen Louise (g/u) and Frank Ferera (g/u).   1923: Wendell Hall recorded “Ain’t Gonna Rain … Continue reading

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September 27 in Gennett History…

1920: Tommie Bradley and James Cole recorded “Where You Been So Long?” in Richmond.  It appeared on Champion 16782, Superior 2555, and Varsity 6054 and featured Bradley (v & g), Cole (v & f), Eddie Dimmitt (md), and unknown (as/cl).  … Continue reading

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September 26 in Gennett History…

1924: Aileen Stanley recorded “I’m in Love with the Prince of Wales” and “Me and the Boy Friend” in NYC. They appeared on Gennett 5559.  Stanley, a Vaudeville veteran, was one of the most popular vocalists of the 1920s and … Continue reading

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September 25 in Gennett History…

1924: Whistler’s Jug Band recorded “Jerry O’ Mine” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5554 and Silvertone 4037. The recording featured Willie Black (bjo), B.D. Tite (jug) and ‘Whistler’ (g). In the Blues & Gospel discography, Dixon, Godrich, and Rye … Continue reading

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September 24 in Gennett History…

1923: The Stellar Trio recorded “Kathleen Mavourneen” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 5316 and Starr-Gennett 9457.  1925: Bailey’s Lucky Seven Recorded “Dream Pal” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 3155 and Champion 15031 (757 copies sold in ’25 & … Continue reading

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September 23 in Gennett History…

1926: Vernon Dalhart recorded “Billy Richardson’s Last Ride” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 3378, Challenge 149 & 310, Hershel Gold Seal 2005, Herwin 75527, and Silvertone 3839 & 3851.  The track featured Dalhart (v & h) and Carson Robison … Continue reading

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