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April 26th in Gennett History, 1926: Alberta Jones Recorded “It Must be Hard”

April 26th in Gennett History, 1926: Alberta Jones recorded “It Must be Hard” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 3306, Champion 15101, and Buddy 8033.  The recording featured Alberta Jones (vox) and Carroll Boyd (piano) . The Champion issue sold … Continue reading

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April 26th in Gennett History, 1927: Taylor’s Kentucky Boys Recorded “Forked Deer”

April 26th in Gennett History, 1927: Taylor’s Kentucky Boys recorded “Forked Deer” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6130, Champion 15300, Challenge 302, Silverstone 5082, Silverstone 8183, and Supertone 9170.  The recording featured Willie Young (guitar), Marion Underwood (banjo), and … Continue reading

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April 21st in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart Recorded “Runaway Train”

April 21st in Gennett History, 1925: Vernon Dalhart recorded “Runaway Train” in NYC with Carson Robison on guitar. It appeared on Gennett 3051, Champion 15017, Challenge 162, Challenge 311, Buddy 8011, Herwin 75511, and Silvertone 4018. The Champion issue sold … Continue reading

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April 16th in Gennett History, 1931: Gene Autry Recorded “T. B. Blues”

April 16th in Gennett History, 1931: Gene Autry recorded “T. B. Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Champion 16275, Champion 45073, Superior 2710, Montgomery Ward 4975, Melotone 45256, Decca 5517, and Decca X-1234. Champion 16275 sold 586 copies between 1931 … Continue reading

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Happy Tax Day from Gennett Records!

April 15th is Tax Day and Gene Autry reminds us “Money Ain’t No Use Anyway.” He recorded it in Richmond on 2/9/1931. It appeared on Champion 16245, Champion 45156, Decca 5423, Decca X-1236, Melotone 45156, Montgomery Ward 8016, and Rex … Continue reading

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April 2nd in Gennett History, 1927: Johnny Marvin Recorded Two Sides

April 2nd in Gennett History, 1927: Johnny Marvin and His Uke Recorded “You’ll Never Miss A Hundred Years From” and “I’ll Just Go Along” in NYC. These recordings by the ukelele hall of famer appeared on Gennett 6085 and Champion … Continue reading

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March 23rd in Gennett History, 1928: W. E. “Buddy” Burton Recorded “Time Enough Blues”

March 23rd in Gennett History, 1928: W. E. “Buddy” Burton recorded “Time Enough Blues” in Chicago. It appeared on Gennett 6453, Champion 15489 (Washington Thomas), and Superior 388 (unknown). The Champion side sold ~400 copies in 1928 and ’29. Burton … Continue reading

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