Category Archives: Champion

September 17th in Gennett History…

1927: Chubby Parker recorded “Oh Dem Golden Slippers” in St. Paul, Minnesota. It appeared on Gennett 6287, Champion 15430, Silvertone 5102, Silvertone 25102, and Supertone 9190. The Champion release sold approx. 3,400 copies between 1927 and 1929. Advertisements

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September 16th in Gennett History…

1930: Ted Gossett’s String Band recorded “Fire In The Mountain” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Champion 16160, Superior 2519, and Supertone 9776. The band consisted of Earl Nossinger (g), Enos Gossett (g), Pete Woods (bjo), and Tommy Whitmer (f). … Continue reading

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September 11th in Gennett History…

1930: Lew Childre recorded “Horsie Keep Your Tail Up” in Richmond.  The recording appeared on Gennett 7312, Champion 16093, and Supertone 9773. The recording featured Lew Childre (v & g) and Wiley Walker (f). The Champion issue sold 2,400 copies … Continue reading

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September 5th in Gennett History…

1922: McMurray’s California Thumpers recorded “Blue” in NYC.  The recording appeared on Gennett 4943, Apex 464, and Starr Gennett 9292.   1928: The Dunham Jubilee Singers recorded “Holy is My Name” in Richmond.  The recording appeared on Gennett 6625, Champion … Continue reading

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September 4th in Gennett History…

1891: Happy 127th Birthday, Sam Lanin! Lanin was born on 9/4/1891. He led and organized over a hundred sessions at Gennett with his orchestra, Ladd’s Black Aces, Bailey’s Lucky Seven, and others, though he played little on them. Here is … Continue reading

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September 3rd in Gennett History…

Happy Labor Day from Gennett Records!  King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band recorded “Working Man Blues” on October 5, 1923 in Richmond.  The recording featured Joe ‘King’ Oliver and Louis Armstrong (c), Honore Dutrey (tb), Johnny Dodds (cl), Lil Hardin Armstrong … Continue reading

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September 2nd in Gennett History…

1927: Henry Lange and His Orchestra recorded “Hot Lips” in Richmond. It appeared on Champion 15364, Gennett 6263, Gennett Rayo 40102, and Superior 306. The Champion issue sold approx. 1,300 copies in 1927 and 1928. Known performers include George Angonost … Continue reading

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