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Dec 21st in Gennett History, 1926: The Arabian Knights (Nathan Glantz & His Orchestra) Recorded “Shanghai”

Dec 21st in Gennett History, 1926: The Arabian Knights (Nathan Glantz & His Orchestra) recorded “Shanghai” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 6020, Champion 15193, Challenge 220, and Guardsman 2045. It featured Tommy Pace (vox) and poss. Nathan Glantz (sax). … Continue reading

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

Nov. 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.  … Continue reading

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Nov. 13th in Gennett History, 1925: Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts and Edgar Boaz Recorded “And the Cat Came Back the Very Next Day”

  Nov. 13th in Gennett History, 1925: Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts (f) and Edgar Boaz (g) recorded “And the Cat Came Back the Very Next Day” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 3235, Challenge 101 as Uncle Jim Hawkins, and Dock … 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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Sept. 3rd in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart Recorded “The John T Scopes Trial”

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

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Sept. 1st in Gennett History, 1926: Vernon Dalhart Recorded “There’s A New Star in Heaven Tonight (Rudolph Valentino)”

Sept. 1st in Gennett History, 1926: Vernon Dalhart recorded “There’s A New Star in Heaven Tonight (Rudolph Valentino)” in NYC. It appeared on Ch. 15139, Chg. 188, Ge. 3370, and Her. 75526. The Champion issue sold 3,094 copies between 1926 … Continue reading

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Aug. 27th in Gennett History, 1927: Cryin’ Sam Collins Recorded “It Won’t Be Long”

Aug. 27th in Gennett History, 1927: Cryin’ Sam Collins recorded “It Won’t Be Long” in Richmond. It appeared on Ch 15453, Cqr 7266, Ge 6379, & Chg 331. The Champion Royalty ledgers indicated to Dennis Taylor that this issue sold … Continue reading

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