Tag Archives: Frank Signorelli

August 21st in Gennett History, 1921: Ladd’s Black Aces Recorded “I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate”

August 21st in Gennett History, 1921: Ladd’s Black Aces recorded “I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 4938 and Starr-Gennett 9288. The track featured Phil Napoleon (c), Miff Mole (tb), Jimmy Lytell … Continue reading

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June 8th in Gennett History, 1922: McMurray’s California Thumpers Recorded “Haunting Blues”

June 8th in Gennett History, 1922: McMurray’s California Thumpers recorded “Haunting Blues” in NYC. The recording appeared on Gennett 4904, Starr-Gennett 9260, and Rich-Tone 7045 (as the Dixie Boys). This recording featured Phil Napoleon & Jules Levy, Jr. (c), Miff … Continue reading

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May 18th in Gennett History, 1923: Ladd’s Black Aces Recorded “Sittin’ on the Inside, Lookin’ at the Outside (Waitin’ for the Evening Mail)”

May 18th in Gennett History, 1923: Ladd’s Black Aces recorded “Sittin’ on the Inside, Lookin’ at the Outside (Waitin’ for the Evening Mail)” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5164, Starr-Gennett 9398, and Apex 424. The recording featured Ernest Hare … Continue reading

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May 3rd in Gennett History, 1923: Ladd’s Black Aces Recorded “Long Lost Mama (Daddy Misses You)”

May 3rd in Gennett History, 1923: Ladd’s Black Aces recorded “Long Lost Mama (Daddy Misses You)” in NYC. The track appeared on Gennett 5150 and Starr-Gennett 9409 and featured Phil Napoleon (c), Charlie Panelli (tb), Jimmy Lytell (cl), Frank Signorelli … Continue reading

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Happy 117th Birthday, Miff Mole! (3/11/1898)

Happy 117th Birthday, Miff Mole! (3/11/1898). Here is a photo of Mole with Ladd’s Black Aces members left to right: Phil Napoleon, Frank Signorelli, Miff Mole, Jimmy Lytell, Jack Roth. This line up recorded “Black Eyed Blues” on 4/17/1922 in … Continue reading

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March 9th in Gennett History, 1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven Recorded Three Sides in NYC

March 9th in Gennett History: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded three sides in NYC.  They were “Wet Yo Thumb,” “Everything is KO in KY,” and “Carolina Mammy.”  Each track featured Ernest Hare (vox), Phil Napoleon (?) (c), Miff Mole (tb), Benny … Continue reading

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Nov. 7th in Gennett History, 1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven Recorded “Roamin To Wyomin”

Nov. 7th in Gennett History, 1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “Roamin To Wyomin” in NYC.  It appeared on Gennett 5301. Of the musicians known, this recoding featured Earl Oliver (c), Charlie Panelli (tb), Frank Signorelli (p), Nick Lucas, Tony Colucci … Continue reading

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