Category Archives: Gennett

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 12th in Gennett History…

1924: Art Payne and his Orchestra recorded “Oh Maud” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 5631, Champion 15036 as by South Shore Melody Boys, and Claxtonola 40413 as by The Kentucky Cardinals. The Champion release sold 581 copies in 1925 … 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 10th in Gennett History…

1901 & 1918: a VERY important day, as In 1901, Joseph W. Jones received his patent for ‘a process of producing sound records, one of the steps of which was the cutting of a laterally undulating groove in suitable material … Continue reading

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December 9th in Gennett History…

1927: Emil Seidel and His Orchestra recorded “Counting The Days” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6355 and Champion 15418 as Jack Crawford and His Boys. The band featured Jimmy Fisher (vox) and Hoagy Carmichael (piano).    1931: The Lullaby … 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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