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July 5th in Gennett History, 1928: Herbert Sweet Recorded “Prisoner’s Lament”

July 5th in Gennett History, 1928: Herbert Sweet recorded “Prisoner’s Lament” in Richmond. It appeared on Champion 15565, Gennett 6567, Supertone 9185, and Supertone 9305. The recording featured Herbert Sweet (v & f) and Ernest Stoneman (g). The Champion issue … Continue reading

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February 5th in Gennett History, 1927: Ernest Stoneman Recorded “Kenney Wagner’s Surrender”

February 5th in Gennett History, 1927: Ernest Stoneman recorded “Kenney Wagner’s Surrender” in NYC. It appeared on Silvertone 5004, Silvertone 25004, Gennett 6044, Champion 15222, and Herwin 75535. The Champion royalty ledger noted to Ernest Stoneman sales of 12,368 copies … Continue reading

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September 12th in Gennett History, 1929: Frank Jenkins’ Pilot Mountaineers Recorded “Sunny Home in Dixie”

September 12th in Gennett History, 1929: Frank Jenkins’ Pilot Mountaineers recorded “Sunny Home in Dixie” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Gennett 7034 and Supertone 9677. The recording featured Ernest Stoneman (g), Frank Jenkins (f), and Oscar Jenkins (f).

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August 20th in Gennett History, 1926: Ernest Stoneman Recorded “Katy Cline”

August 20th in Gennett History, 1926: Ernest Stoneman recorded “Katy Cline” in NYC.  The recording appeared on Gennett 3381, Challenge 151, and Herwin 75528.  In addition to Stoneman (v), the track also featured Bolen Frost (bjo).

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July 10th in Gennett History, 1928: The Virginia Mountain Boomers Recorded “I Got A Bulldog (He Cost Five-Hundred Dollars)”

July 10th in Gennett History, 1928: The Virginia Mountain Boomers recorded “I Got A Bulldog (He Cost Five-Hundred Dollars)” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6620. The band featured Herbert Sweet (f), Earl Sweet (v & bjo), and Ernest Stoneman … Continue reading

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Feb. 5th in Gennett History, 1927: Ernest Stoneman Recorded “Kenney Wagner’s Surrender”

Feb. 5th in Gennett History, 1927: Ernest Stoneman recorded “Kenney Wagner’s Surrender” in NYC. It appeared on Silvertone 5004 and 25004, Gennett 6044, Champion 15222, and Herwin 75535. The Champion royalty ledger noted to Ernest Stoneman,sales of 12,368 copies between … Continue reading

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July 10th in Gennett History, 1928: The Virginia Mountain Boomers Recorded “I Got A Bulldog (He Cost Five-Hundred Dollars)”

July 10th in Gennett History, 1928: The Virginia Mountain Boomers recorded “I Got A Bulldog (He Cost Five-Hundred Dollars)” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6620. The band featured Herbert Sweet (fiddle), Earl Sweet (banjo, vocal), and Ernest Stoneman (guitar, … Continue reading

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