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June 28th in Gennett History…

1927: Southern Jubilee Singers recorded “Listen To The Lambs” in St. Paul, MN. It appeared on Black Patti 8036 and Paramount 12711.   1965: Trumpeter and Gennett Walk of Fame inductee, Red Nichols, passed away. He recorded dozens of sides … Continue reading

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June 27th in Gennett History…

June 27th in Gennett History, 1929: The Hokum Boys recorded “Hokum Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Paramount 12811 and featured Dan Roberts (g & v) and Alex Hill (p & v).

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June 5th in Gennett History…

1900: Happy 118th Birthday, Asa Martin! (6/25/1900). The 2014 Gennett Walk of Fame inductee, guitarist, Asa Martin, recorded “Jake Walk Blues” with Roy Hobbs on 4/5/1933 in Richmond. It appeared on Champion S – 16627 and Champion 45034.    1925: Calloway’s … Continue reading

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May 4th through the 6th in Gennett History…

May 4th in Gennett History, 1928: Allison’s Sacred Harp Singers recorded “Sweet Morning” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6606.    May 5th in Gennett History… 1901: Happy 117th Birthday, Blind Willie McTell! (5/5/1901). The guitarist recorded with Curley Weaver for … Continue reading

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May 3rd in Gennett History…

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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May 2nd in Gennett History…

May 2nd in Gennett History, 1927: The California Vagabonds recorded “S-L-U-E Foot” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 6170, Champion 15322 (as Gordon Grimes and his Orchestra), and Aco GA-20026 (as Frisco Syncopators). This recording featured Chelsea Quesley and Frank … Continue reading

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May 1st in Gennett History…

May 1st in Gennett History, 1929: Carson Robison recorded “Why Did I Get Married” in NYC. It was released on Gennett 6854, Champion 15746, and Supertone 6854. The Champion issue sold 37,435 copies between 1929 and 1932.  I am not … Continue reading

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