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April 30th in Gennett History…

April 30th in Gennett History, 1925: The Chubb – Steinberg Orchestra recorded “Mandy Make Up Your Mind” and “Steppin in Society” in Richmond. They appeared on Gennett 3058 and featured Art Hicks (vox),Burt Allen and Wild Bill Davison (c), Frank … Continue reading

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April 27th in Gennett History…

1927: Marion Underwood recorded “Coal Creek March” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6240, Supertone 9167, Silvertone 5080, and Silverstone 9167.     1928: Carmichael’s Collegians recorded “March of the Hoodlums” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6474, Champion 16453, … Continue reading

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April 26th in Gennett History…

  1926: Alberta Jones recorded “It Must be Hard” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 3306, Champion 15101, and Buddy 8033.  The recording featured Alberta Jones (vox) and Carroll Boyd (piano) . The Champion issue sold 402 copies in 1926 … Continue reading

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April 25th in Gennett History…

April 25th in Gennett History, 1927: Cryin’ Sam Collins recorded “Jailhouse Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6167, Black Patti 8025, Bell 1173, Champion 15320, Herwin 92043, Silvertone 5127, and Supertone 9291. The Champion issue sold about 8,000 copies … Continue reading

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April 24th in Gennett History…

April 24th in Gennett History, 1928: Lillian Miller recorded “Dead Drunk Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6518. It featured George W. Thomas and was also released as Champion 15550 as by Helen Harris. 

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April 23rd in Gennett History…

1894: Happy 124th Birthday to Charles “Cow Cow” Davenport! (4/23/1894). He recorded “Atlanta Rag” on 4/1/1929 in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6869, Supertone 9517, Champion 15728, and Champion 50033.    1895: Happy 123rd Birthday, Jimmie Noone! (4/23/1895). Noone recorded … Continue reading

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April 20th in Gennett History…

April 20th in Gennett History, 1923: Evangelist E. Arthur Lewis and his Mandola / Mandolin recorded “I Have Entered the Land of Corn and Wine” in Richmond. This custom label pressing featured Lewis’ unique instrument, the mandola. It appeared on … Continue reading

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