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April 9th in Gennett History, 1930…

Cliff Carlisle recorded “Desert Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 7187, Champion 15992, Champion 45155, Supertone 9710 (as Amos Greene), and Decca 5531. The Champion 15992 issue sold approx. 7,500 copies between 1930 and 1932.  Advertisements

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December 9th in Gennett History, 1931: The Lullaby Larkers Recorded “Chicken Roost Blues.”

December 9th in Gennett History, 1931: The Lullaby Larkers recorded “Chicken Roost Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Champion 16364 and Champion 45132. The track featured Cliff Carlisle (v & g) and Wilbur Ball (g). A royalty statement to Wilbur … Continue reading

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November 24th in Gennett History, 1930: Cliff Carlisle and Wilber Ball Recorded “No Daddy Blues”

November 24th in Gennett History, 1930: Cliff Carlisle (v & sg) and Wilber Ball (g) recorded “No Daddy Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Champion 16165, Champion 45150, Decca 5398, Gennett 5000 (?), Melotone (Canada) 45208, and Superior 2638. Champion … Continue reading

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Happy 112th Birthday Cliff Carlisle! (5/6/1903)

Happy 112th Birthday Cliff Carlisle! (5/6/1903). Carlisle recorded over two dozen sides as both a featured performer and sideman for Gennett and Champion, including “Chicken Roost Blues” with Wilbur Ball from 12/9/1931. It appeared on Champion 16364, Champion 45132, Superior … Continue reading

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April 9th in Gennett History, 1930: Cliff Carlisle Recorded “Desert Blues”

April 9th in Gennett History, 1930: Cliff Carlisle recorded “Desert Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 7187, Champion 15992, Champion 45155, Supertone 9710 (as Amos Greene), and Decca 5531. The Champion 15992 issue sold approx. 7,500 copies between 1930 … Continue reading

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April 5th in Gennett History, 1983: Cliff Carlisle Passed Away

April 5th in Gennett History, 1983: Cliff Carlisle passed away. He recorded three dozen sides at Gennett including “Hobo Blues” with Wilbur Ball (g) on 9/22/1930. It appeared on Champion 16140, Champion 45179, Decca 5379, Supertone 9772, and Melotone 45179. … Continue reading

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Dec. 9th in Gennett History, 1931: The Lullaby Larkers Recorded “Chicken Roost Blues.”

Dec. 9th in Gennett History, 1931: The Lullaby Larkers recorded “Chicken Roost Blues.” It appeared on Champion 16364 & 45132. The track featured Cliff Carlisle (v & g) & Wilbur Ball (g). A royalty statement to Wilbur Ball, noted sales … Continue reading

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