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January 23rd in Gennett History, 1993: Georgia Tom (Thomas A. Dorsey) Passed Away

January 23rd in Gennett History, 1993: Georgia Tom Dorsey passed away. He recorded “Maybe It’s The Blues” in Richmond on 2/5/1930. It appeared on Champion 15994, Champion 50045, and Gennett 7190. A royalty statement sent to Dorsey noted sales of … Continue reading

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February 5th in Gennett History, 1930: Georgia Tom Dorsey Recorded Six Sides

February 5th in Gennett History, 1930: Georgia Tom Dorsey recorded six sides in Richmond, most of them released under the pseudonym ‘Smokehouse Charlie.’ In addition to Dorsey’s vocals and guitar, these tracks feature Scrapper Blackwell on guitar. The recording of … Continue reading

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Today, September 11th, the Starr-Gennett Foundation Honors Thomas “Georgia Tom” Dorsey

Today, September 11th, the Starr-Gennett Foundation honors Thomas “Georgia Tom” Dorsey in Richmond, Indiana. ┬áHere is a recording he made with Jane Lucas entitled “What’s That Smell?”

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July 8th in Gennett History, 1929: Georgia Tom Recorded “Pigmeat Blues”

July 8th in Gennett History, 1929: Georgia Tom Dorsey recorded “Pigmeat Blues” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Champion 15815, Gennett 7008, Supertone 9507, and Varsity 6026. The Champion release sold approx. 1,700 copies between 1929 and 1930.

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July 8th in Gennett History, 1929: Georgia Tom Dorsey Recorded “Pigmeat Blues”

July 8th in Gennett History, 1929: Georgia Tom recorded “Pigmeat Blues” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Champion 15815, Gennett 7008, Supertone 9507, and Varsity 6026. The Champion release sold approx. 1,700 sales between 1929 and 1930.

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