Category Archives: Gennett Walk of Fame

October 14th in Gennett History…

1925: Alberta Jones recorded “I’m Gonna Put You Right In Jail” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 3403, Champion 15180, Herwin 92001, and Silvertone 5025. She was accompanied by The Ellington Twins, who were Duke Ellington (p) and Otto Hardwicke … Continue reading

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October 9th in Gennett History…

1924: The Sioux City Six recorded “Flock O’ Blues” and “I’m Glad” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5569, Brunswick 02207, and Session 7. The recording featured Bix Beiderbecke (c), Miff Mole (tb), Rube Bloom (p), Min Leibrook (bs), and … Continue reading

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October 8th in Gennett History…

1923: Twenty Violin Pupils of the Houchens Violin School, Dayton, Ohio recorded “Humoresque” and “The Directors Choice” in Richmond. The violinists, ages 7 – 15, were accompanied by Miss Mildred Karg on piano. It was issued as a Gennett Personal … Continue reading

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October 6th in Gennett History…

October 6th in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart recorded “The Wreck of the Shenandoah” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 3158, Champion 15048, Challenge 506, and Silvertone 3812. The Champion ledger book indicates this recording was later rerecorded in 1928. … Continue reading

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October 5th in Gennett History…

October 5th in Gennett History, 1923: King Oliver and his Creole Jazz Band recorded eight sides in Richmond. The band included Louis Armstrong and Joe ‘King’ Oliver (c), Honore Dutrey (tb), Johnny Dodds (cl), Lil Hardin (P), Johnny St. Cyr … Continue reading

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September 19th in Gennett History…

September 19th in Gennett History, 1922: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “Tomorrow (I’ll Be In My Dixie Home Again)” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 4975, Apex 461, Winner 3812, Gennett S-5036, Starr-Gennett 9298, and Westport 2117.

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September 12th in Gennett History, 1929: Frank Jenkins’ Pilot Mountaineers Recorded “Sunny Home in Dixie”

September 12th in Gennett History, 1929: Frank Jenkins’ Pilot Mountaineers recorded “Sunny Home in Dixie” in Richmond.  The recording appeared on Gennett 7034 and Supertone 9677.  The recording featured Ernest Stoneman (g), Frank Jenkins (f), and Oscar Jenkins (f).

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