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Aug. 28th in Gennett History, 1927: Dunk Rendleman and the Alabamians Recorded “Mean Dog Blues”

Aug. 28th in Gennett History, 1927: Dunk Rendleman and the Alabamians recorded “Mean Dog Blues” in Birmingham. It appeared on Ch 15399, Ge 6322, and Spr. 328. The Champion issue sold 842 copies in 1927 and 1928. Known musicians in … Continue reading

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July 9th in Gennett History, 1927: The Blackbirds of Paradise Recorded “Bugahoma Blues”

July 9th in Gennett History, 1927: The Blackbirds of Paradise recorded “Bugahoma Blues” in Birmingham. The recording appeared on Gennett 6210 and Bell 1182. The recording featured William ‘Buddy’ Howard (v & tb), Philmore ‘Shorty’ Hall (c), James Bell and … Continue reading

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July 7th in Gennett History, 1927: The Triangle Hamony Boys recorded “Canned Heat Blues” in Birmingham. The Recording appeared on Gennett 6322, Champion 15415, and Bell 1182. A performers royalty statement to Albert Glenn, noted sales of 685 copies in … Continue reading

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