Category Archives: Gennett

June 28th in Gennett History…

1927: Southern Jubilee Singers recorded “Listen To The Lambs” in St. Paul, MN. It appeared on Black Patti 8036 and Paramount 12711.   1965: Trumpeter and Gennett Walk of Fame inductee, Red Nichols, passed away. He recorded dozens of sides … Continue reading

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June 27th in Gennett History…

June 27th in Gennett History, 1929: The Hokum Boys recorded “Hokum Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Paramount 12811 and featured Dan Roberts (g & v) and Alex Hill (p & v).

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June 5th in Gennett History…

1900: Happy 118th Birthday, Asa Martin! (6/25/1900). The 2014 Gennett Walk of Fame inductee, guitarist, Asa Martin, recorded “Jake Walk Blues” with Roy Hobbs on 4/5/1933 in Richmond. It appeared on Champion S – 16627 and Champion 45034.    1925: Calloway’s … Continue reading

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June 16th in Gennett History…

June 16th in Gennett History, 1922: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “Nobody Lied” in NYC. Cliff “Ukulele Ike” Edwards recorded kazoo and some scat vocals on this track. It appeared on Gennett 4909, Starr-Gennett 4909, Apex 471, Edison Bell Winner 3796, … Continue reading

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June 14th in Gennett History…

1895: Happy 123rd Birthday, Cliff “Ukulele Ike” Edwards! (6/14/1895). He recorded ‘Homesick’ with Bailey’s Lucky Seven on 9/20/1922. It appeared on Gennett 4979. The track featured Edwards (vox), poss. Phil Napoleon (c), Vincente Grande or Charlie Panelli (tb), Gus Sharpe (sax), … Continue reading

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June 12th in Gennett History…

June 12th in Gennett History, 1929: Paul Miles and the Red Fox Chasers recorded “Makin’ Licker in North Carolina” Parts 1-4 in Richmond. Parts 1 and 2 appeared on Gennett 6886 and Supertone 9456 (as The Stone Mountain Boys). The … Continue reading

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June 11th in Gennett History…

June 11th in Gennett History, 1921: Sam Moore recorded “Mother Machree (Saw Solo) in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 4747 and Starr – Gennett 9146 and featured Frank Banta on piano. Here is his Victor recording of “Mother Machree” with … Continue reading

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