Author Archives: Charlie Dahan

January 21 in Gennett History…

1924: Doc Cook’s Dreamland Orchestra recorded “So This Is Venice” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5360. The recording featured Freddie Keppard and Elwood Graham (c), Fred Garland (tb), Joe Poston (as), Jerome Pasquall (ts), Jimmy Noone & Clifford King … Continue reading

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January 20 in Gennett History…

1922: Irving Kaufman recorded “Eddie Leonard Blues” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 4827 and Starr-Gennett 9207 and featured Kaufman (v). 1922: Vernon Dalhart recorded “Dear Old Southland” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 4827, Starr-Gennett 9207, and Connorized 3060. … Continue reading

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January 19 in Gennett History…

1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “Apple Sauce” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5030. The track featured Phil Napoleon (?) (c), Charlie Panelli (tb), Benny Krueger & and unknown (sax), Jimmy Lytell (cl), Nick Lucas (bjo), and Jack Roth (d). … Continue reading

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January 18 in Gennett History

1922: Joe Kayser and His Novelty Orchestra recorded “Everybody Step” in Richmond. The release was an un-numbered Personal Recording. 1922: Lanin’s Famous Players recorded “The Sheik of Araby” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 4820, Starr-Gennett 9202, Connorized 3041, and … Continue reading

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January 17 in Gennett History…

1922: Nathan Glantz and his Orchestra recorded “Thrills” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 4824, Starr-Gennett 9208, Edison Bell Winner 3734, and Connorized 3051. 1923: Ladd’s Black Aces recorded “Runnin’ Wild” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5035, Starr-Gennett 9343, … Continue reading

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January 16 in Gennett History…

1924: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “Lovey Come Back” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 5363 and Starr-Gennett 9502 and featured Phil Napoleon & Earl Oliver (tpt), Miff Mole (tb), Frank Signorelli (pn), and Jack Roth (d). 1931: Asa Martin recorded … Continue reading

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January 15 in Gennett History…

1882: Happy 140th Birthday, Henry Burr! (1/15/1882) The vocalist recorded several sides for Gennett with the Sterling Trio. He recorded “Just Like the Rose” (Gennett 1504) in 1919 with Albert Campbell and John H. Meyers.  1923: Lanin’s Famous Players recorded … Continue reading

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January 14 in Gennett History…

1920: Judge Martin Thomas Manton wrote the Circuit Court of Appeals, Second District’s Opinion, which reconfirmed the denial of Victor’s temporary injunction request. He agreed with the District Judge’s earlier doubt regarding Johnson’s prior victory decided by Judge Ray. It … Continue reading

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January 13 in Gennett History…

1930: Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts recorded “Hawk’s Got a Chicken” in Richmond.  It appeared on Gennett 7110, Champion 16026 (~1,900 copies sold), Superior 2762, and Supertone 9659 and featured Roberts (f) and Asa Martin (g). 1932: Howard Thomas Orchestra recorded “In … Continue reading

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January 12 in Gennett History…

1923: Starr Piano Treasurer Clarence Gennett recorded a series of nursery rhymes under the pseudonym “Charles Gordon.” These recitations appeared on Gennett 5029 and 4932. 1928: Sam Ku West recorded “Strange Isles Medley” in Richmond.  It appeared on Gennett 6392, … Continue reading

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