Category Archives: Gennett Walk of Fame

December 13th in Gennett History…

  On the 1st day of Christmas, Gennett gave to me.. Gennett 5226 – A “Christmas Greetings” from William Jennings Bryan.  Bryan recorded “The 23rd Psalm” in Richmond on July 3, 1923 with the String Quartette from Hotel Gibson Orchestra.   … Continue reading

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December 11th in Gennett History…

  1923: Josie Miles recorded “Awful Moanin’ Blues” in NYC. The recording appeared on Gennett 5339 and Silvertone 4051. It featured Miles (v) and Fletcher Henderson (p).    1928: Jack Golding recorded “In The Big Rock Candy Mountain” in Richmond. … Continue reading

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December 8th in Gennett History…

1922: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “Baby Blue Eyes” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5013 and Starr-Gennett 9330. The track featured Jules Levy, Jr (c), Charlie Panelli (tb), Loring McMurray and Jimmy Lytell (sax/cl), Nick Lucas (banjo) and Jack Roth … Continue reading

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December 7th in Gennett History…

1922: Timothy Nicholson at age 94 made a personal recording in Richmond, Indiana. He recorded “Statement Concerning Friend’s (Quaker’s) Richmond Declaration of Faith and the Organization of the Five Years Meeting” and “Why and How Corporal Punishment Ceased in Indiana … Continue reading

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December 1st in Gennett History…

  1930: Gene Autry recorded “A Yodeling Hobo” in NYC. Released on Champion 45172, Decca 5527, Montgomery Ward 4932 & 8017. Autry sang and played the guitar. Champion 45172 sold 555 copies for the period ending in September 1936.    … Continue reading

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November 30 in Gennett History…

1928: Green Bailey recorded “The Santa Barbara Earthquake” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6702, Champion 15652, and Supertone 9320. The recording featured Green Bailey (v), Asa Martin (g), and Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts (f). Performers royalties sent to Doc Roberts … Continue reading

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November 28th in Gennett History…

1925: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “I Love My Baby (My Baby Loves Me)” in NYC. The recording appears on Gennett 3204, Champion 15065, Beltona 979, Guardsman 1876, and Scala 763. It features Arthur Fields (v), Red Nichols (c), Phil Napoleon … Continue reading

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