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May 5th in Gennett History….Sam Lanin and Blind Willie McTell

May 5th in Gennett History, 1977: prolific Gennett recording artist and organizer, Sam Lanin died. Lanin’s Famous Players recorded ‘”Wabash Blues” in NYC on 11/24/1921. It appeared on Gennett 4796, Connorized 3019, Edison Bell Winner 3643, Rich-Tone 7013, and Starr-Gennett … Continue reading

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Happy 114th Birthday, Blind Willie McTell! (5/5/1901)

Happy 114th Birthday, Blind Willie McTell! (5/5/1901). The guitarist recorded with Curley Weaver for Champion with many of the records also ending up on Decca in April 1935 in Chicago. Here Weaver and McTell perform their “Two Faced Woman.”

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Happy 113th Birthday, Blind Willie McTell! (5/5/1901)

Happy 113th Birthday, Blind Willie McTell! (5/5/1901). The guitarist recorded with Curley Weaver for Champion with many of the records also ending up on Decca in April 1935 in Chicago. Here Weaver and McTell recorded their “Two Faced Woman.”

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