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May 17th in Gennett History, 1928: Vernon Dalhart and Carson Robison Recorded “Oh Dem Golden Slippers”

May 17th in Gennett History, 1928: Vernon Dalhart and Carson Robison recorded “Oh Dem Golden Slippers” in NYC. It appeared on Champion 15567, Champion 33005, Gennett 6512, Silvertone 8143, and Supertone 9230. 

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March 24th in Gennett History, 1957: Carson Robison Passed Away

March 24th in Gennett History, 1957: Carson Robison passed away. He recorded dozens of sides for Gennett including “Oh Dem Golden Slippers” with Vernon Dalhart on 5/17/1928 in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 6512, Champion 15567 and 33005, Silvertone 8143, … Continue reading

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November 20th in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart Recorded “The Death of Floyd Collins”

November 20th in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart recorded “The Death of Floyd Collins” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 3197, Champion 15048, Challenge 318, and Herwin 75502. Dalhart is on vocals & harmonica and maybe Carson Robison on guitar. 

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November 2nd in Gennett History, 1929: Carson Robison Recorded “Why I Ain’t Got No Sweetheart”

November 2nd in Gennett History, 1929: Carson Robison recorded “Why I Ain’t Got No Sweetheart” in Richmond. It appeared on Champion 15872, Champion 45145, Gennett 7051, Superior 2580, and Supertone 9549. The Champion 15872 sold 12,394 copies between 1929 and … Continue reading

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September 3rd in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart Recorded “The John T Scopes Trial”

September 3rd in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart recorded “The John T Scopes Trial” in NYC. It appeared on Challenge 166, Champion 15025, Gennett 3134, and Silvertone 3134. The Champion issue sold approx. 600 copies in 1925 and 1926. The … Continue reading

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Happy 125th Birthday, Carson Robison!

Happy 125th Birthday, Carson Robison! Robison was born on August 4, 1890 and recorded dozens of sides as a featured artist and sideman on Gennett and Champion. Here Robison recorded “Oh Dem Golden Slippers” with Vernon Dalhart. It appeared on … Continue reading

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July 24th in Gennett History, 1930: Carson Robison and Frank Luther recorded “Carry Me Back To The Mountains” in NYC. July 24th is one of the supposed dates, as is August 14th, of this recording. It appeared on Champion 45143. … Continue reading

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