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August 31st in Gennett History…

1923: Edna Hicks recorded “Satisfied Blues (A Barrel House Blues)” in NYC. The recording appeared on Gennett 5252. The recording featured Edna Hicks (v) and Lemuel Fowler (p).  Advertisements

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August 30th in Gennett History…

1930: Irene Scruggs recorded “My Back To The Wall” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Champion 16148, Gennett 7296, Poydras 80, Ristic 7, Supertone 9769, and Varsity 6050. The Champion issue sold 843 copies between 1930 and 1932. 

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August 29th in Gennett History…

1922: The Friars Society Orchestra – Directed by Husk O’Hara – recorded “Tiger Rag” in Richmond. It appeared on Brunswick 02212, Gennett 4968, Starr-Gennett 9313, and Temple 550. The recording featured Paul Mares (c), George Brunies (tb), Jack Pettis (ts), … Continue reading

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August 27th in Gennett History…

1927: Cryin’ Sam Collins recorded “It Won’t Be Long” in Richmond. It appeared on Champion 15453, Conquerer 7266, Gennett 6379, and Challenge 331. The Champion Royalty ledgers indicated to Dennis Taylor that this issue sold approx. 1,200 copies in 1928. 

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August 24th in Gennett History…

1928: Fiddlin’ Doc Robert recorded “New Money” in Richmond.  The recording appeared on Gennett 6775 and Supertone 9355.  The track also featured Asa Martin (g). 

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August 23rd in Gennett History…

1928: Ted Chestnut recorded “He’s Only A Miner Killed in the Ground” in Richmond.  It appeared on Gennett 6603, Champion 15587, and Supertone 9180.  The Champion issue sold over 1,800 copies.  The track featured Chestnut (v), Asa Martin (g), and … Continue reading

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August 21st in Gennett History…

1921: Ladd’s Black Aces recorded  “I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 4938 and Starr-Gennett 9288.  The track featured Phil Napoleon (c), Miff Mole (tb), Jimmy Lytell (cl), Frank Signorelli (p) and … Continue reading

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