Tag Archives: Decca Records

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.” Advertisements

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Happy 115th Birthday, Wingy Manone! (2/13/1900)

Happy 115th Birthday, Wingy Manone! (2/13/1900). Manone and His Orchestra recorded “Tar Paper Stomp” in Richmond on 8/28/1930. It appeared on Champion 16153 and 40005, Superior 2818, and Decca 7425. A Decca royalty statement for Decca 7425 noted sales of … Continue reading

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Nov. 22nd in Gennett History, 1935: Eddy-Reilly and their “Onyx Club Boys” Recorded Four Sides in NYC

Nov. 22nd in Gennett History, 1935: Eddy-Reilly and their “Onyx Club Boys” recorded four sides in NYC. They were released on Champion 40066 & 40067. The titles were “I’d Rather Listen To Your Eyes,” “I’d Love To Take Orders From … Continue reading

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Oct. 16th in Gennett History, 1935: Tex Ritter recorded “The Oregon Trail”

Oct. 16th in Gennett History, 1935: Tex Ritter recorded “The Oregon Trail” in NYC. It appeared on Champion 45154. This is from the Decca era.  

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