Category Archives: Video

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

Video | Posted on by | Leave a comment

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

Video | Posted on by | Leave a comment

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

Video | Posted on by | Leave a comment

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

Video | Posted on by | Leave a comment

June 10th in Gennett History…

June 10th in Gennett History, 1926: Dorothy and Hezekiah Jenkins- recorded “Curious Blues” in NYC. This recording appeared on Gennett 3335 and Champion 15127. It was coupled with their recording of “Miserable Blues” and carried the notation of “Race Record” … Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | Leave a comment

May 4th through the 6th in Gennett History…

May 4th in Gennett History, 1928: Allison’s Sacred Harp Singers recorded “Sweet Morning” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6606.    May 5th in Gennett History… 1901: Happy 117th Birthday, Blind Willie McTell! (5/5/1901). The guitarist recorded with Curley Weaver for … Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

May 3rd in Gennett History…

May 3rd in Gennett History, 1923: Ladd’s Black Aces recorded “Long Lost Mama (Daddy Misses You)” in NYC. The track appeared on Gennett 5150 and Starr-Gennett 9409 and featured Phil Napoleon (c), Charlie Panelli (tb), Jimmy Lytell (cl), Frank Signorelli … Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment