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April 9th in Gennett History, 1930…

Cliff Carlisle recorded “Desert Blues” in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 7187, Champion 15992, Champion 45155, Supertone 9710 (as Amos Greene), and Decca 5531. The Champion 15992 issue sold approx. 7,500 copies between 1930 and 1932. 

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January 9th in Gennett History…

1929: Willie Baker recorded “Mama Don’t Rush Me Blues” in Richmond. The track appeared on Gennett 6766, Champion 15694 (Steamboat Bill and His Guitar), Supertone 9366 (Willie Jones). The Champion royalty ledger noted sales of approx. 1,100 copies in 1929 … Continue reading

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January 6th in Gennett History…

1925: Oliver Naylor’s Seven Aces recorded “Bye Bye Baby” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 5643, Starr-Gennett 9615, and Claxtonola 40419. The track featured Edward ‘Pinky’ Gerbrecht (c), Charles Hartman (tb), Newton Richardson (sax), Bill Creger (cl), Oliver Naylor (p), … Continue reading

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January 4th in Gennett History…

1927: Johnny Sylvester and His Playmates recorded “A Blues Serenade” in NYC. It appeared on Gennett 6026, Champion 15203 (Bobby Jones and His Orchestra), Challenge 234 (Memphis Melody Players), and Silvertone 5024 (Johnson’s Plantation Serenaders). The Champion issue sold 997 … Continue reading

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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 7th in Gennett History…

  1923: Bailey’s Lucky Seven recorded “Roamin To Wyomin” in NYC on Gennett 5301. Of the musicians known, this recording featured Earl Oliver (c), Charlie Panelli (tb), Frank Signorelli (p), Nick Lucas, Tony Colucci or John Cali (bjo), and Jack … 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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