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July 22nd in Gennett History, 1927: Kid Brown and Snapp’s Ginger Snaps recorded “Tell Me Why”

July 22nd in Gennett History, 1927: Kid Brown and Snapp’s Ginger Snaps recorded “Tell Me Why” in Chicago. It appeared on Black Patti 8050. The recording featured Kid Brown (v) and Troy Snapp (p). Advertisements

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July 21st in Gennett History, 1927: Frankie “Half Pint” Jaxon Recorded “Willie the Weeper”

July 21st in Gennett History, 1927: Frankie “Half Pint” Jaxon recorded “Willie the Weeper” in Chicago. The recording appeared on Black Patti 8048 and featured Blanche Smith Walton on piano.

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June 28th in Gennett History, 1927: Southern Jubilee Singers Recorded “Listen To The Lambs”

June 28th in Gennett History, 1927: Southern Jubilee Singers recorded “Listen To The Lambs” in St. Paul, MN. It appeared on Black Patti 8036 and Paramount 12711.

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Happy 105th Birthday, Mary Lou Williams! (5/8/1910)

Happy 105th Birthday, Mary Lou Williams! (5/8/1910). Williams recorded “Now Cut Loose” with Duke Jackson’s Serenaders on 3/7/1927 in Chicago. It appeared on Gennett 6147, Black Patti 8009, and Champion 40109. The track featured Mary Lou Williams (v), Henry McCord … Continue reading

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April 3rd in Gennett History, 1927: Daddy Moon Hayes and His Boys recorded “France Blues”

April 3rd in Gennett History, 1927: Daddy Moon Hayes and His Boys recorded “France Blues” in Chicago. It appeared on Gennett 6106 (as Sunny Boy and His Pals) and Black Patti 8001 (as Long ‘Cleve’ Reed and Little Harvey Hull … Continue reading

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March 24th in Gennett History, 1927: Hattie Garland Recorded “Strange Woman’s Dream”

March 24th in Gennett History, 1927: Hattie Garland recorded “Strange Woman’s Dream” in Chicago.”  The recording appeared on Black Patti 8005.  It featured Hattie Garland (vox), Maynard King (as), and William Pearson (p).

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March 22nd in Gennett History, 1927: Eloise Bennett Recorded “Sting Me Mr. Strange Man”

March 22nd in Gennett History, 1927: Eloise Bennett recorded “Sting Me Mr. Strange Man” in Chicago.  It appeared on Black Patti 8006. Hoke Rice probably played guitar.

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