Category Archives: February

February 22nd in Gennett History…

February 22nd in Gennett History, 1933: Le Roy Anderson “The Red Headed Brier Hopper” recorded four sides in Richmond. He recorded “Little Bessie” on 8/24/1934. It appeared on Champion S-16820 and Champion 45059. Anderson’s grandson created this video and it … Continue reading

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February 20th in Gennett History…

February 20th in Gennett History, 1928: The Pace Jubilee Singers recorded six sides in Chicago. Three of them went unissued. “My Father’s House” and “In My Heart” were paired for a Champion issue (15473) under the pseudonym Dixie Jubilee Singers. … Continue reading

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February 18th in Gennett History…

February 18th in Gennett History, 1924: The Wolverine Orchestra recorded “Jazz Me Blues” in Richmond. This recording appeared on Gennett 5408, Brunswick 02203, Hot Jazz Clubs of America HC-120, Hot Record Society 25, and Temple 546. The track featured Bix … Continue reading

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February 17th in Gennett History…

February 17th in Gennett History, 1936:  The Mound City Blowers recorded “You Hit the Spot” in NYC.  This recording occurred for the Decca label who had recently licensed the Champion trademark from Harry Gennett.  The recording appeared on Champion 40098.

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February 16th in Gennett History…

February 16th in Gennett History, 1925: The Chubb – Steinberg Orchestra recorded “Because They All Love You” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5663, Silvertone 5663, and Claxtonola 40421. It featured Art Hicks (vox),Burt Allen & Wild Bill Davison (c), … Continue reading

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February 15th in Gennett History…

February 15th in Gennett History, 1930: Walter Taylor with His Washboard Trio recorded “Diamond Ring Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 7189, Champion 15995, Supertone 9681, and Varsity 6044. The track featured John Byrd (g) and C.J. Anderson (bjo). … Continue reading

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February 14th in Gennett History…

Happy Valentine’s Day from Gennett Records! Nathan Glantz and His Orchestra perform “I Found A Way To Love You” just for today! It was recorded on 1/23/1925 in NYC and appeared on Gennett 5648.    Another take on Valentine’s Day … Continue reading

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