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November 8th in Gennett History…

1924: The Red Onion Jazz Babies recorded “Texas Moaner Blues” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5594, Silvertone 4033, and Jazz Collector L – 94. The recording featured Louis Armstrong (c), Alberta Hunter (as Josephine Beatty) (v), Aaron Thompson (tb), … Continue reading

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November 6th in Gennett Records History…

  1930: Gene Autry recorded “In the Jailhouse Now, No. 2” in Richmond. It appeared Champion 16141 and Montgomery Ward 4975. The Champion release sold 1,962 copies between 1930 and 1932. 

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November 5th in Gennett History…

1930: Goebel Reeves, The Texas Drifter, recorded “I Learned About Women From Her” in NYC. It appeared on Champion 16234, Champion 45194, and Melotone 45194. Champion 16234 sold 532 copies in 1931 and 1932 (and 1 copy in 1933) and … Continue reading

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November 2nd in Gennett History…

1921: Harry Raderman’s Orchestra recorded “Moxie” in NYC. This custom recording for the Moxie Soda Company appeared on their own Moxie label. The A side features Arthur Fields vocalizing his love of this syrupy sweet drink.    1929: Carson Robison … Continue reading

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October 31st in Gennett History…

1927: Hoagy Carmichael and His Pals recorded “Star Dust” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6311 and Sentry 4011. The recording featured Hoagy Carmichael (v, c, & p), Byron Smart (c), Oscar Rossberg (tb), Gene Woods (as), Dick Kent (as), … Continue reading

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October 30th in Gennett History…

1929: The Blue Harmony Boys recorded “Jerking The Load” in NYC. The recording appeared on Paramount 12889. The recording featured Rufus Quillian (v) and Ben Quillian (v). The Gennett ledger book noted “Made for New York Recording Lab, Pt. Washington, … Continue reading

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October 29th in Gennett History…

1929: Wilmer Watts and The Lonely Eagles recorded “Been On The Job Too Long” in NYC. The recording appeared on Paramount 3210 and Broadway 8248. The Gennett recording ledger noted “Made for New York Recording Lab, Pt. Washington, Wis.” 

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