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March 16th in Gennett History, 1929: Asa Martin Recorded “She Ain’t Built That Way”

March 16th in Gennett History, 1929: Asa Martin recorded “She Ain’t Built That Way” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6808, Champion 15712, Champion 45129, and Supertone 9388. The track featured Asa Martin (vox & g) and Doc Roberts (md). … Continue reading

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November 13th in Gennett History, 1925: Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts and Edgar Boaz Recorded “And the Cat Came Back the Very Next Day”

November 13th in Gennett History, 1925: Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts (f) and Edgar Boaz (g) recorded “And the Cat Came Back the Very Next Day” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 3235, Challenge 101 as by Uncle Jim Hawkins and Dock … Continue reading

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October 1st in Gennett History, 1925: Fiddlin Doc Roberts and Edgar Boaz Recorded “Martha Campbell”

October 1st in Gennett History, 1925: Fiddlin Doc Roberts and Edgar Boaz recorded “Martha Campbell” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Gennett 3152. The Gennett ledger book had a “W” written next to these sessions, which probably indicated that engineer … 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).  It appeared on Champion 15449, Gennett 6336, Silvertone 5079, Silvertone 8185, Supertone 303, and … Continue reading

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August 24th in Gennett History, 1928: Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts Recorded “New Money”

August 24th in Gennett History, 1928: Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts recorded “New Money” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Gennett 6775 and Supertone 9355. The track also featured Asa Martin (g).

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August 23rd in Gennett History, 1928: Ted Chestnut Recorded “He’s Only A Miner Killed in the Ground”

August 23rd in Gennett History, 1928: Ted Chestnut recorded “He’s Only A Miner Killed in the Ground” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6603, Champion 15587, and Supertone 9180. The Champion issue sold over 1,800 copies. The track featured Chestnut … Continue reading

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May 14th in Gennett History, 1928: Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts recorded “Smoky Row”

May 14th in Gennett History, 1928: Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts recorded “Smoky Row” in Richmond.  The recording appeared on Gennett 6588 and Champion 15564.  It featured Doc Roberts (f) and Asa Martin (g).  The Champion issue sold approx. 5,400 copies between … Continue reading

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