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August 26th in Gennett History, 1925: The Happy Collegians Recorded Several Sides

August 26th in Gennett History, 1925: In NYC, the Happy Collegians (Nathan Glantz & His Orch) recorded: “Brown Eyes, Why Are You Blue.” It appeared on Gennett 3122 and featured Arthur Fields (v).  “The Co-ed.”  It appeared on Gennett 3122.  … Continue reading

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August 25th in Gennett History, 1927: John Hammond Recorded “Little Birdie”

August 25th in Gennett History, 1927: John Hammond recorded “Little Birdie” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Challenge 332, Champion 15356, Gennett 6256, Silvertone 5070, Silvertone 8149, and Supertone 9249. The Champion issue sold approx. 1,200 copies in 1928.

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August 25th in Gennett History, 1934: Jack Mills and His Orchestra Recorded “Born To Be Kissed”

August 25th in Gennett History, 1934: Jack Mills and His Orchestra recorded “Born To Be Kissed” in Richmond. It appeared on Champion 16803. The track featured vocalist Kay Austin.

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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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August 22nd in Gennett History, 1921: The Van Eps Quartette Recorded “Second Hand Rose”

August 22nd in Gennett History, 1921: The Van Eps Quartette recorded “Second Hand Rose” in NYC. The recording featured banjoist Fred Van Eps and appeared on Apex 498, Coliseum 1444, Connorized 3014, Winner 3720, Gennett 4771, Melotone S-1194, and Starr … Continue reading

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August 21st in Gennett History, 1928: Lottie Kimbrough Recorded “Lost Lover Blues”

August 21st in Gennett History, 1928: Lottie Kimbrough recorded “Lost Lover Blues” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Gennett 6607, Champion 15591, Superior 2717, and Supertone 9286. In addition to Kimbrough (v), the track features Winston Holmes (v) and Miles … Continue reading

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August 15th in Gennett History, 1934: Uncle Dave Macon, Kirk and Sam McGhee Recorded “Don’t Get Weary Children”

August 15th in Gennett History, 1934: Uncle Dave Macon, Kirk and Sam McGhee recorded “Don’t Get Weary Children” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Champion S-16822, Champion 45048, Decca 5369, and Montgomery Ward 8029.

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