Tag Archives: February

February 15th in Gennett History…

February 15th in Gennett History, 1930: Walter Taylor with His Washboard Trio recorded “Diamond Ring Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 7189, Champion 15995, Supertone 9681, and Varsity 6044. The track featured John Byrd (g) and C.J. Anderson (bjo). … Continue reading

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February 14th in Gennett History…

Happy Valentine’s Day from Gennett Records! Nathan Glantz and His Orchestra perform “I Found A Way To Love You” just for today! It was recorded on 1/23/1925 in NYC and appeared on Gennett 5648.    Another take on Valentine’s Day … Continue reading

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Happy Mardi Gras from Gennett!

Happy Mardi Gras from Gennett! We offer New Orleans native, Ferd “Jelly Roll” Morton performing “New Orleans Joys.”  He recorded it in Richmond, Indiana on July 17, 1923.  The recording appeared on Gennett 5486, AF A-09, Tempo R-5, XX 13, … Continue reading

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February 13th in Gennett History…

Happy 118th 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, Decca 7425. A Decca royalty statement for Decca 7425 noted sales of 711 … Continue reading

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February 12th in Gennett History…

1929: King Mutt and His Tennessee Thumpers recorded “Maxwell Street Stomp” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6796, Champion 15696, Champion 40043, Creole 5, Supertone 9431, Vocalion V-1035, and XX 2. The track featured Punch Miller (c), George James (as), … Continue reading

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February 9th in Gennett History…

Happy 125th Birthday, Jimmy Durante! (2/10/1893). Durante recorded “Gypsy Blues” with Ladd’s Black Aces in 1921 in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 4794, Connorized 3030, Rich-Tone 7014, and Starr Gennett 9177. In addition to Durante on piano, the track featured … Continue reading

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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 between 1927 and 1931.    … Continue reading

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February 2nd in Gennett History…

February 2nd in Gennett History, 1924: Naylor’s Seven Aces recorded “Ain’t That Hateful” in NYC. The recording appeared on Gennett 5393 and Starr-Gennett 9518. The track featured Edward ‘Pinky’ Gerbrecht (c), Charles Hartman (tb), Newton Richardson (sax), Bill Creger (cl), … Continue reading

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February 1st in Gennett History…

February 1st in Gennett History, 1926: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “(What Can I Say) After I Say I’m Sorry” in NYC. It appeared on several 78s under various pseudonyms including Gennett 3243, Champion 15067, Aco G-16008, Coliseum 1912, Guardsman 1908, … Continue reading

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Happy Mardi Gras from Gennett!

Happy Mardi Gras from Gennett! We offer New Orleans native, Ferd “Jelly Roll” Morton performing “New Orleans Joys.”  He recorded it in Richmond, Indiana on July 17, 1923.  The recording appeared on Gennett 5486, AF A-09, Tempo R-5, XX 13, … Continue reading

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