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December 1st in Gennett History, 1930: Gene Autry recorded “A Yodeling Hobo”

December 1st in Gennett History, 1930: Gene Autry recorded “A Yodeling Hobo” in NYC. Released on Champion 45172, Decca 5527, Montgomery Ward 4932 and 8017. Autry sang and played the guitar. Champion 45172 sold 555 copies for the period ending … Continue reading

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November 28th in Gennett History, 1925: Bailey’s Lucky Seven Recorded “I Love My Baby (My Baby Loves Me)”

November 28th in Gennett History, 1925: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “I Love My Baby (My Baby Loves Me)” in NYC. The recording appears on Gennett 3204, Champion 15065, Beltona 979, Guardsman 1876, and Scala 763. It features Arthur Fields (v), … Continue reading

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Happy 117th Birthday, Hoagy Carmichael! (11/22/1899)

Happy 117th Birthday, Hoagy Carmichael! Carmichael, a Gennett Walk of Fame inductee, was born on 11/22/1899. Hitch’s Happy Harmonists, one of his first recordings, recorded ‘Boneyard Shuffle’ in Richmond on May 19, 1925. It featured Carmichael (p), Fred Rollison (c), … Continue reading

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Happy 112th Birthday Coleman Hawkins! (11/21/1904)

Happy 112th Birthday Coleman Hawkins! Coleman Hawkins, a Gennett Walk of Fame inductee, was born on 11/21/1904. He recorded ‘When Spring Comes Peeping Through’ with Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra in NYC on March 26, 1926. It appeared on Gennett 3285. The … Continue reading

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November 17th in Gennett History, 1928: Lawrence Welk Recorded “Doin’ the New Lowdown”

November 17th in Gennett History, 1928: Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra’s recorded “Doin’ the New Lowdown” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6697, Champion 15638 (George Tucker and His Novelty Orch.) The Champion issue sold approx. 700 copies between 1928 … Continue reading

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November 16th in Gennett History, 1928: Lawrence Welk Recorded “Spiked Beer”

November 16th in Gennett History, 1928: Lawrence Welk and His Novelty Orchestra recorded “Spiked Beer” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Gennett 6712, Gurney 20341, and Champion 15639. The ledger noted “Personal, Lawrence Welk, Yankton, S.D.” The Gurney Seed and … Continue reading

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November 15th in Gennett History, 1922: Bailey’s Lucky Seven Recorded “Bee’s Knees”

November 15th in Gennett History, 1922: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “Bee’s Knees” in NYC. The recording appeared on Gennett 5004, Apex 451, and Starr-Gennett 9321. The recording featured Phil Napoleon (?-c), Jules Levy, Jr (c), Carlie Panelli (tb), Loring McMurray … Continue reading

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