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October 11th in Gennett History, 1928: Alphonso Trent and His Orchestra Recorded “Louder and Funnier”

October 11th in Gennett History, 1928: Alphonso Trent and His Orchestra recorded “Louder and Funnier” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6664 and Champion 15641 (as by The Savannah Night Hawks). The Gennett ledger has “Johnny Smith, vocalist” crossed out. … Continue reading

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Mar. 5th in Gennett History, 1930: Alphonse Trent and His Orchestra Recorded “After You’ve Gone”

Mar. 5th in Gennett History, 1930: Alphonse Trent and His Orchestra recorded “After You’ve Gone” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Gennett 7161, Supertone 9653, Champion 15956 and 40096. The track featured Leo “Stuff” Smith (v/vn), Chester Clark, Irving Randolph, … Continue reading

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December 5th in Gennett History, 1928: Alphonso Trent and His Orchestra recorded “Black And Blue Rhapsody”

December 5th in Gennett History, 1928: Alphonso Trent and His Orchestra recorded “Black And Blue Rhapsody” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6710, Champion 15656, Supertone 9487. Champion 15656 (pseudonym Deacon Foster and His boys) sold approx 400 copies in … Continue reading

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