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August 27th in Gennett History, 1927: Cryin’ Sam Collins Recorded “It Won’t Be Long”

August 27th in Gennett History, 1927: Cryin’ Sam Collins recorded “It Won’t Be Long” in Richmond. It appeared on Champion 15453, Conquerer 7266, Gennett 6379, and Challenge 331. The Champion Royalty ledgers indicated to Dennis Taylor that this issue sold … Continue reading

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August 26th in Gennett History, 1927: Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts Recorded “Old Buzzard”

August 26th in Gennett History, 1927: Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts recorded “Old Buzzard” in Richmond. The recording featured Doc Roberts (v & f) and John Booker (gtr). ┬áIt appeared on Champion 15449, Gennett 6336, Silvertone 5079, Silvertone 8185, Supertone 303, and … Continue reading

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Happy 128th Birthday, Cryin’ Sam Collins! (8/11/1887)

Happy 128th Birthday, Cryin’ Sam Collins! Born on August 11, 1887, Collins recorded “Do That Thing” on 8/27/1927 in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6307, Champion 15453, Silvertone 5131, and Superior 369. A royalty statement to Dennis Taylor indicated the … Continue reading

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Aug 26th in Gennett History, 1927: Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts Recorded “Old Buzzard”

Aug 26th in Gennett History, 1927: Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts recorded “Old Buzzard” in Richmond. The recording featured Doc Roberts (V & F) and John Booker (gtr) and appeared on Ch 15449, Ge 6336, Sil 5079 & 8185, Spt 303 & … Continue reading

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April 25th in Gennett History, 1927: Cryin’ Sam Collins Recorded “Jailhouse Blues”

April 25th in Gennett History, 1927: Cryin’ Sam Collins recorded “Jailhouse Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Ge 6167, BP 8025, Bell 1173, Ch 15320, Her 92043, Sil 5127, & Spt 9291. The Champion issue sold about 8,000 copies between … Continue reading

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