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October 6th in Gennett History…

1925: Vernon Dalhart recorded “The Wreck of the Shenandoah” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 3158, Champion 15048, Challenge 506, and Silvertone 3812. The Champion ledger book indicates this recording was later rerecorded in 1928. On the 1928 royalty sheet, … Continue reading

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Oct. 6th in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart Recorded “The Wreck of the Shenandoah”

Oct. 6th in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart recorded “The Wreck of the Shenandoah” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 3158, Champion 15048, Challenge 506, and Silvertone 3812. The Champion ledger book indicates this recording was later rerecorded in 1928. … Continue reading

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Aug 25th in Gennett History, 1927: John Hammond Recorded “Little Birdie”

Aug 25th in Gennett History, 1927: John Hammond recorded “Little Birdie” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Chg 332, Ch 15356, Ge 6256, Sil 5070 & 8149, & Spt 9249. The Champion issue sold approx. 1,200 copies in 1928.

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