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December 8th in Gennett History, 1922: Bailey’s Lucky Seven Recorded “Baby Blue Eyes”

December 8th in Gennett History, 1922: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “Baby Blue Eyes” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5013 and Starr-Gennett 9330. The track featured Jules Levy, Jr (c), Charlie Panelli (tb), Loring McMurray and Jimmy Lytell (sax/cl), Nick … Continue reading

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December 7th in Gennett History, 1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven Recorded “I’m Goin’ South”

December 7th in Gennett History, 1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “I’m Goin’ South” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 5334 and Starr-Gennett 9485.  Known performers on this side included Phil Napoleon and Earl Oliver (c), Miff Mole (tb), Frank Signorelli … Continue reading

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December 6th in Gennett History, 1924: The Rev. J.M. Gates Recorded “I Know I Got Religion”

December 6th in Gennett History, 1924: The Rev. J.M. Gates and His Congregation recorded “I Know I Got Religion” in NYC. It appeared on Black Patti 8016, Champion 15223, Gennett 6034, Herwin 92005, and Silvertone 5020. The Champion issue sold … Continue reading

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December 5th in Gennett History, 1928: Alphonso Trent and His Orchestra Recorded “Black And Blue Rhapsody”

December 5th in Gennett History, 1928: Alphonso Trent and His Orchestra recorded “Black And Blue Rhapsody” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6710, Champion 15656, and Supertone 9487. Champion 15656 (pseudonym Deacon Foster and His boys) sold approx 400 copies … Continue reading

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A 1923 Christmas Greeting from Actress Shirley Mason.

Just 20 days ’til Christmas and Silent Film Star Shirley Mason lets you know about “Christmas in Hollywood” from the Christmas Greeting series, Gennett 5237. It was recorded on August 11, 1923. 

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December 4th in Gennett History, 1922: C. A. Nichols Recorded a Series of Exercise Records

December 4th in Gennett History, 1922: C. A. Nichols supervised the recording of the Gennett Physical Records (5031 & 5032) in NYC.  Here I play the B side of Gennett 5031on my portable Starr phonograph.  C. A. Nichols leads the … Continue reading

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December 4th in Gennett History, 1924: The Wolverine Orchestra Recorded ‘When My Sugar Walks Down the Street’

December 4th in Gennett History, 1924: The Wolverine Orchestra recorded ‘When My Sugar Walks Down the Street’ in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5620, Starr-Gennett 9611, and Tempo R-24. This recording featured Dave Harmon (v), Jimmy McPartland (c), George Brunies … Continue reading

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